Gadgets

Apple’s HomePod ($349.00 at Apple) puts out amazing sound, though it locks you into Apple’s so-called walled garden. If you’re OK with that, odds are you already have a HomePod sitting on a shelf in your home right now. Now Playing: Watch this: Set up an Apple HomePod with ease 2:27 Despite a dedicated app
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1. Chrome Juno Travel Tote BagA briefcase adds panache to an outfit, but they’re usually no good for protecting precious electronics. This carry-all splits the difference. The tough ballistic nylon construction withstands weather and wear, while the dedicated padded laptop sleeve and copious interior pockets keep all your mobile office essentials secure.$140 2. Hydro Flask
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Intelligent Cleaning, Compatible With Any Floor — Cleaning the house can be a pain, so why not let a robot do it for you? The Techko Kobot was made to take a load off of you. It cleans the house autonomously, no matter the surface, and allows you to focus on other, more important things.
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If you’re already spending the entire 9-to-5 workday gazing at the clock, you may as well invest in a timepiece worthy of prolonged ogling. Every 30 seconds, the current time slowly materializes on the Etch’s thermoelastic membrane. Seven-segment numerals, reminiscent of a classic LCD clock, sit beneath the slate-­colored face. To display the time, the
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If you ask 13-year-old Keanu Snyder what he wants for his birthday, he won’t tell you about Nerf blasters or Playstation games. He’ll tell you all about augmented reality. Maybe a new shooter game that lets you zap digital targets around the house, or an experience that makes you feel like you’re traveling the solar
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Ring’s $199 Spotlight Cam (£199/AU$329) beats out Netatmo’s Presence, the Kuna Light Fixture (now called Maximus) — and even Ring’s own Floodlight Cam — for my favorite outdoor camera with integrated lights.  That’s partially due to its comparatively easy installation. Screw in the baseplate, attach the camera and plug it into a nearby outlet —
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Like a genie on your countertop, smart speakers let you speak a command and have your wish come true. You can turn on the lights, play music, set a reminder or ask a question. If that sounds appealing to you, it might be time to give in to the growing hype of this burgeoning category
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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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