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Matter is a royalty-free home automation connectivity standard that simply requires manufacturers to fund certification costs. Despite several delays over the past three years, Matter has attracted support from several smart home heavyweights, including Amazon, Google, Comcast, and the Zigbee Allian...

It's the time of year when I'm fortunate enough to evaluate new tech products that I believe merit attention. Keep in mind that my comments are not intended as deep-dive reviews but as initial impressions to spur you to do further investigation and research

Astro is an exciting solution demonstrating Amazon’s considerable technological chops in the fledgling consumer robotics space. At the very least, early adopters who get one will be the talk of their neighborhoods

Now, with a product bundle from smart home accessories brand Wasserstein the Nest Cam can be paired with a new higher-capacity 3.5-Watt Premium Solar Panel

PCs and TVs received high marks from consumers in a new report by the American Customer Satisfaction Index. The Household Appliance and Electronics Study for 2021-2022 is based on interviews with more than 9,000 consumers

Lunar Energy, run by ex-Tesla executive Kunal Girotra, appears to be one of the first next-generation solar companies focused more on electrical efficiency than generation. It's an early version of a coming wave of solar companies that will increasingly branch off from solar generation to energy man...

Despite promising growth, accurate detection of security threats remains a problem. False alarms threaten user satisfaction with their systems, with about two out of three security system owners having paid a fine for a false alarm

Digital devices and home networks of corporate executives, board members and high-value employees with access to financial, confidential and proprietary information are ripe targets for malicious actors, according to a study released Tuesday by a cybersecurity services firm. The connected home is a ...

Lack of commonality with home automation offerings remains rampant. Apple, Google, and Amazon have worked at connecting with these different platforms, but the results are less than reliable. Until connected home automation devices will talk to each other, or we have a more dependable way to bridge ...

Parents looking for a richer experience for their kids when they get together with relatives on a video link may find it in a new gadget from Amazon. Called Glow, the appliance combines video calling and interactive activities like gaming, drawing and reading into a single device

Suddenly, a lot of companies are rethinking aggressively global resourcing and divesting manufacturing as bad ideas. The result is some interesting dynamics which should lead to higher prices than before but lower than we have now, coupled with a far stronger supply chain. Let's talk about some of t...

It was an amazing CES this year. Although it was unsafe for me to travel to the show, much of the event is streamed and I saw a number of sensational products. Let's cover those this week -- and we'll close with my product of the week, which appropriately enough is my favorite product from CES 2022

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CES 2022 Predictions

CES is the biggest consumer electronics show in the U.S., and it has historically been a wonderful place to see what is coming up for the new year. So, let's talk about what I expect to appear at CES. Then we'll close with my first product of the week for 2022: Dell's Concept Luna, the first truly s...

Cybercriminals in 2022 will move from identity theft to identity fraud, predicted the Identity Theft Resource Center. Bad actors are accumulating personal identifying information, but they're not using it to target consumers as much as they used to do. Rather, they're using it in credential attacks ...

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