Gadgets

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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Tyler Lizenby/CNET Picture this: You scoop some grains into your rice cooker, and press start. The rice bubbles away. You haven’t plugged the cooker into a wall outlet at all. This kind of culinary black magic is the Wireless Power Consortium’s (WPC) vision for a high-power wireless charger made specifically for kitchen appliances. Shown off
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PicoBrew’s modular Z Series appliance lets you design the brewing setup that best meets your needs.  PicoBrew PicoBrew, maker of home brewing appliances, on Tuesday introduced a new “professional-grade” model called the Z Series. Inspired by its existing all-grain Zymatic brewer, PicoBrew’s Z Series has a modular, stackable design and upgraded materials for use in
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Obligatory disclaimer: Don’t be dumb. What follows is a video showing high level instructions on how to build a nearly exact copy of The Boring Company’s flamethrower. Basically, gut this $125 Airsoft gun and insert a propane torch. The total bill of goods should be under $200, well under the $500 The Boring Company was
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