Audio-Technica straps a microphone onto its popular M50X headphones

/ The new headset is available with either analog connections or USB. A streamer wearing Audio-Technica’s new headset.Image: Audio-Technica Audio-Technica has taken its popular M50X headphones and added a built-in microphone to create a headset that the company claims is perfect for livestreaming content creators. There are two models available in total. The ATH-M50xSTS comes […]

My new favorite game is finding out where stuff is made

/ ImportYeti lets you see the shipping manifests of any American company, and I have lost countless hours to it. Photo by STR / AFP via Getty Images You can’t spend any time on Instagram or TikTok without hitting a drop shipping scam or a flashy direct-to-consumer startup. You’ll see a nice set of pans […]

Google’s Nest Wifi Pro router is $40 off for one, $60 off for two

/ The deal that shined the brightest today was Google’s Nest Wifi Pro in any color for $159.99 — although, the Xbox Series S selling for $239.99 comes close. Photo by Jennifer Pattison Tuohy / The Verge The biggest discount yet is happening for Google’s Nest Wifi Pro, its Wi-Fi 6 and 6E router that’s […]

Check out BMW’s color-changing concept car in action

/ BMW’s E Ink-powered color-changing concept went from monochromatic to a veritable rainbow of various shades and tints in just a year. The automaker says the dazzling tech could be closer to production than you think. Image: BMW At CES a year ago, BMW’s iX Flow concept was billed as “the world’s first color-changing car.” […]

Aqara unveils affordable new smart security products

/ The Video Doorbell G4 is the first battery-powered option to work with Apple’s HomeKit Secure Video, and the Smart Lock U100 looks set to be the cheapest option to support Apple’s Home Key. Matter support is coming this month to compatible products. The Aqara Smart Lock U100 is one of the few smart locks […]

Amazon’s Thread support is coming this spring

/ The Echo 4th Gen smart speaker will be a Thread border router alongside Eero Wi-Fi devices as Amazon wraps up its Matter rollout. Thread support is coming to Amazon’s Alexa smart home platform this spring.Image: Amazon Playing catch-up with Apple, Google, and Samsung, Amazon has announced it’s bringing Matter-over-Thread support to its Echo devices […]

Ring’s new dashboard cam is now available to buy

/ But there’s still no sign of the flying camera… The Ring Car Cam can be preordered starting today for $199.99.Image: Ring More than two years after announcing it, the Ring Car Cam is now available for preorder. Starting today, January 5th, you can order the company’s first dashboard security camera at or […]

This smart deadbolt lock can charge over the air

/ The Alfred DB2S is a standard deadbolt smart lock that can recharge via infrared beams, but the Wi-Charge wireless charging kit won’t be available at launch. Alfred’s new DB2S smart deadbolt will charge via Wi-Charge’s infrared power transmission, though the transmitter will be sold separately.Image: Alfred The first wirelessly powered smart deadbolt is launching […]

Smart watering tech is coming for your lawn

/ Moen and Rachio have introduced new smart watering solutions at CES, designed to reduce water waste while keeping your plants healthy. The Rachio Smart Hose Timer (pictured) can be directly connected to a faucet, allowing you to control and monitor your watering schedule via a free app.Image: Rachio There are plenty of smart home gadgets […]