• pHin Smart Pool Monitor

    pHin Smart Pool Monitor

    Enter the pHin ($299), a Wi-Fi-enabled water monitor for pools and spas.The pHin comes with a water monitor, a Wi-Fi bridge, a tether for attaching the monitor to your pool ladder, and a calibration kit.
  • Lenovo Home Assistant Pack Pairs Tab 4, Alexa Speaker

    Lenovo Home Assistant Pack Pairs Tab 4, Alexa Speaker

    Lenovo takes that into account with its Home Assistant Pack.It consists of a tablet in the Tab 4 series—Tab 4 8, Tab 4 10, Tab 4 8 Plus, or Tab 4 10 Plus—paired with a speaker that resembles the Amazon Echo.
  • Philips Wants to Sync its Smart Bulbs to Movies, Music

    Philips Wants to Sync its Smart Bulbs to Movies, Music

    Here at IFA, I saw an exclusive tech demo of how Philips intends to change how we experience content.Namely, Philips is partnering with content providers to sync their White and Color Ambiance bulbs with movies, TV shows, music, and games.
  • HotelTonight on Why Last-Minute Bookings Are the Way to Go

    HotelTonight on Why Last-Minute Bookings Are the Way to Go

    So, I'm a big fan of HotelTonight, I'm actually staying in a HotelTonight-booked room tonight, coincidentally.Whether you're mobile, whether you're out and about, really just taking advantage of that last-minute inventory.
  • The Best Cheap Web Hosting Services of 2017

    The Best Cheap Web Hosting Services of 2017

    Large businesses can spend hundreds of dollars each year on dedicated web hosting or virtual private server (VPS) hosting, but there are plenty of web hosts designed specifically for very small businesses, too.We chose $8 per month because that means you can have web hosting for less than $100 per year.
  • Amazon Prime Video App Finally Available on Google Play

    Amazon Prime Video App Finally Available on Google Play

    Good news for those of you who subscribe to Amazon Prime and also have an Android phone or tablet.Before this, users had to go through a multi-step process to get Prime Video on their Android device.
  • Apple Music (for iPhone)

    Apple Music (for iPhone)

    There's even an Android version of Apple Music, which is a major departure for Apple, one that shows how seriously it takes music.Instead, Apple Music is a streaming music service that brings millions of songs to your iPhone, desktop iTunes app, or Apple TV.
  • Australians Using AI, Drones to Monitor Beaches for Sharks

    Australians Using AI, Drones to Monitor Beaches for Sharks

    Beachgoers in Australia can be a little less panicky about shark attacks this summer, because artificial intelligence-equipped drones will be monitoring the water for big scary fish.Developed by researchers at University of Technology Sydney, the AI system—dubbed Sharkspotter—can identify sharks and notify beachgoers when they're nearby.
  • AI Wants to Be Your Personal Stylist

    AI Wants to Be Your Personal Stylist

    Here's how AI might help you experience fashion online, at home, on your phone, and in stores.But as The Washington Post reports, it can be difficult to compete for shoppers' eyeballs.
  • Walmart Partners With Google for Voice Shopping

    Walmart Partners With Google for Voice Shopping

    It sees hundreds of thousands of Walmart products available to purchase using your voice and a Google Home gadget or Google Assistant.From late September, hundreds of thousands of Walmart products will become available through the Google Express shopping service.
  • Amazon Lets Alexa Roam Free

    Amazon Lets Alexa Roam Free

    Today, Amazon launched the Alexa Voice Service Device SDK, giving businesses the tools to bring Alexa's speech-recognition capabilities and cloud-based intelligence to their own commercial products and devices.In the case of Alexa's newly granted freedom, the inverse happened.
  • App Developer Beats Donald Trump in Court Without a Lawyer

    App Developer Beats Donald Trump in Court Without a Lawyer

    If you release a product or service that includes the word "Trump," expect a letter demanding you stop.That's exactly what happened to 40-year-old engineer Tom Scharfeld, developer of the iPhone app iTrump.
  • Make Voice Calls on Google Home

    Make Voice Calls on Google Home

    The Google Home smart speaker is now capable of making phone calls.You can also contact "millions of businesses across US and Canada," Google says, because Home taps into Google's business listings.
  • Tesla Is Touring Australia With a Tiny House

    Tesla Is Touring Australia With a Tiny House

    But in order to sell an all-electric future to people, Tesla needs to show them what's possible.According to Electrek, the Tesla Tiny House is setting off on a tour of Australia, towed behind a Tesla Model X, which shouldn't come as a surprise.
  • Microsoft Officially Unveils Windows 10 Pro for Workstations

    Microsoft Officially Unveils Windows 10 Pro for Workstations

    If news of a Workstation-grade version of Windows sounds like something you've heard before, it's because details about Windows 10 Pro for Workstations leaked back in June." In a post on the Windows Blogs website, Klaus Diaconu, Partner Group Program Manager, Windows & Devices Group, details the features of this new version of Windows 10.
  • The Best To-Do List Apps of 2017

    The Best To-Do List Apps of 2017

    If you haven't gone paperless with your to-do list yet, you're missing out.Recently, Microsoft acquired one of the best to-do apps on the market, Wunderlist, and has decided to stop supporting it as of April 2017.
  • Aera Smart Home Scenting System Starter Set

    Aera Smart Home Scenting System Starter Set

    I tested the Aera Odyssey Starter set, which is designed to provide scent to areas up to 2,000 square feet.It includes the Aera dispenser ($200 on its own) and an Odyssey fragrance capsule containing natural and synthetic oils.
  • How to Enable 'Undo Send' in Gmail

    How to Enable 'Undo Send' in Gmail

    While Google can't exactly invent a time machine, its "Undo Send" feature within Gmail can recall a mistakenly sent message.Fire up the Gmail app on your iPhone or iPad.
  • Cheaper Flights Possible if Airlines Replace Human Pilots

    Cheaper Flights Possible if Airlines Replace Human Pilots

    A recent survey by investment bank UBS found 54 percent of passengers today would refuse to board a pilotless flight.As Forbes reports, global financial services company UBS found that removing pilots from the equation and making flights completely automated could lower costs by $35 billion per year for airlines.
  • MIT Researchers Monitor Sleep With AI, Radio Waves

    MIT Researchers Monitor Sleep With AI, Radio Waves

    Fortunately, researchers at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have come up with a way to diagnose and study sleep problems that doesn't involve uncomfortable sensors connected to your body.The researchers use a wireless device about the size of a laptop, which emits low-power radio frequency signals that reflect off a patient's body.