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Why Amazon's Voice-Activated Speaker 'Echo' Isn't Worth Your Time or Money
Amazon Echo

Why Amazon's Voice-Activated Speaker 'Echo' Isn't Worth Your Time or Money

The device officially goes on sale to the masses today. And... yawn.
Jason Fell
These New Earbuds Let You Adjust the Volume of Everything Around You
Wearable Tech

These New Earbuds Let You Adjust the Volume of Everything Around You

Doppler Labs' new invention can help you turn down the volume of a concert in real time.
Nina Zipkin
Samsung Announces Artik, a New Platform to Advance Its Open 'Internet of Things' Plan
Internet of Things

Samsung Announces Artik, a New Platform to Advance Its Open 'Internet of Things' Plan

The tech giant says its new chips will be able to help entrepreneurs create IoT devices much faster than they would be able to do on their own.
Emily Price
Why This Hearing Device Is Making Noise With Investors
24/7 Tech

Why This Hearing Device Is Making Noise With Investors

An earpiece for noisy situations raises millions
This Well-Known Luggage Maker Wants to Make Your Bag Smart
Business Travel

This Well-Known Luggage Maker Wants to Make Your Bag Smart

Through a partnership with Samsung, Samsonite is developing a line of microchip-enabled bags that will track their own location and send updates to travelers via smartphone.
Laura Entis
Crowdfunded Smart Home Device Canary Lands at Big-Name Stores
Security

Crowdfunded Smart Home Device Canary Lands at Big-Name Stores

Canary has officially completed the journey from crowdfunding platform to mainstream retailers.
Carly Okyle
Can You Guess the 'Smartest' City in the World?
Smart devices

Can You Guess the 'Smartest' City in the World?

By 'smartest,' we mean most digitally connected and efficient.
Catherine Clifford
Watch What You Say Around Your TV, Samsung Warns
Smart devices

Watch What You Say Around Your TV, Samsung Warns

To be fair, the company -- and George Orwell -- did warn us.
Carly Okyle
Next Plan for Google Glass? Start Over.
Google Glass

Next Plan for Google Glass? Start Over.

Google's next gen face computer reportedly won't relaunch until it's perfect.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Your Baby Is Going High-Tech
Baby Products

Your Baby Is Going High-Tech

At this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, several companies revealed tech for your infant.
Emily Price
Smart Devices Are the Cause of Distracted Driving -- But They're Also the Solution
Smart devices

Smart Devices Are the Cause of Distracted Driving -- But They're Also the Solution

Car companies are unveiling products that can help minimize driving distractions and maximize utility.
Your Snowboard Is About to Get Smarter
Far Out Tech

Your Snowboard Is About to Get Smarter

The XON SNOW-1 bindings connect to your iOS or Android operating system to provide powerful data about your latest run.
Emily Price
Nvidia Just Unveiled a Super Smart Chip for Cars
CES 2015

Nvidia Just Unveiled a Super Smart Chip for Cars

The Tegra X1 will be available in early 2015, helping drivers detect and read road signs, detect breaking vehicles and more.
Lighting That Adjusts as You Watch TV? It's Happening.
Smart Home

Lighting That Adjusts as You Watch TV? It's Happening.

The SyFy channel has teamed up with Philips Hue light bulbs to offer TV watchers a more immersive experience that involves changing the color and brightness of the lights in their living rooms.
Carly Okyle