Gadgets

Keys are a time-tested means of access, but they won’t do you much good if you leave them inside on your way out the door. Today’s crop of smart locks ($129.00 at Amazon.com) think they have a better way. All of them offer convenient, key-free access to your home, whether by code, by app, by
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Apple’s HomePod ($349.00 at Apple) is a device built to stay within the company’s walled garden. The device works flawlessly with Apple Music, and while it may appear that it doesn’t work with any other service outside of Apple’s, that’s not quite the case.  Now Playing: Watch this: Make an infinite loop with HomePod, Echo
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Fujifilm’s mirrorless lineup of X Series cameras has an excellent reputation, especially thanks to their ability to produce great-looking images comparable to full-frame competitors from crop sensors due to their unique image processing. Among still photographers, the X-Pro 2 and X-T2 especially have earned top marks and even replaced the standard Canon and Nikon gear
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Model Bella Hadid as captured on the Amazon Echo Look. An Amazon rep says the company did not retouch the photos: “It’s a great testament to the fact that anyone can take amazing photos of their daily look right from home.” Amazon Amazon has taken its fashion-centric smart camera, the Echo Look, from the closet
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Apple’s HomePod ($349.00 at Apple) entered the smart speaker space behind Amazon‘s Alexa speakers and the Google Home ($99.00 at Dell Home), lagging behind in both features and integrations. But that’s not the biggest problem people are having with the speaker so far. It has nothing to do with audio quality or that it only works with Apple’s
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MIT researchers are working on a new steering system for drones that uses uncertainty to ensure that they don’t hit obstacles as they fly autonomously. The system is a bit complex but it’s called NanoMap and it quite simply finds ways to get from point A to point B without crashing and while handling random
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Pinterest is the place where dreams are realized. Millions of people log on every day to plan their weddings, create dinner menus for the week, learn how to craft like Martha Stewart, and map out their dream vacations to Paris. Pinterest may have launched as a twist on social networking, but anyone who’s spent time
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Canary adds an Alexa skill so you can view your security camera’s live feed via voice commands. Tyler Lizenby/CNET Canary on Tuesday introduced an Alexa skill for its home security cameras. While you could previously control the company’s All-in-One and Flex cams with Alexa, it was limited to custom rules created through Wink or IFTTT.  Now that there’s
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