SolarCity’s new rooftop solar panels are the most efficient in the world

Today, SolarCity announced it has created the world's most efficient rooftop solar panel. Its manufacturing cost also lowers the price, though there aren't many details about it yet.

This electricity-free dishwasher sits on your countertop

If your apartment doesn't have room for a dishwasher, you may one day be able to use the Circo, which fits on your countertop. You operate it by hand, and the dishes are done in under a minute.

2015 Digital Trends Home Awards

The Digital Trends Home Awards brings together the best in appliances and smart-home devices.

Washing machines can order more detergent thanks to Amazon’s new Dash partners

Samsung, GE, Obe, and several more companies have joined Amazon's Dash Replenishment Service. That means they will start making devices that automatically order supplies of detergent, dog food, and more when you're running low.

Works with Nest program expands to incorporate Weave language

Google's Weave smart home language will be added to Works with Nest, allowing 11,000 developers to make devices talk to each other. It will be added to the program next year.

The Odorless, a toilet odor removal system, is the most important Kickstarter ever

The Odorless, otherwise known as the most important Kickstarter campaign ever, promises to "eliminate embarrassing #2 odor directly from the toilet bowl, creating a better bathroom experience for everyone."

Everything you need to know about the new features, updates, and apps inside Apple’s iOS 9

Apple will release iOS 9, the next version of its mobile operating system, on September 16. It has revealed the all the details about the new features it will contain, including how it will work with 3D Touch. Here's what you need to know.

Airbnb acquires Lapka, which makes breathalyzers and environment sensors

Airbnb recently acquired Lapka, a small design company based in Russia. Neither is really explaining why, but Lapka's past products, a breathalyzer and environment sensors, might offer some clue.
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Watching this robot fail at building IKEA furniture will make you feel better about yourself

A new research effort shows that even robots, who in addition to their own fine motor skills, were developed by individuals with some serious engineering degrees, struggle with constructing IKEA furniture.

The Logitech Circle camera is more for capturing moments than burglars

Logitech introduced the Circle today. It's a "home" camera, instead of a security camera. Although you can use it to see if someone's broken into your home, it's more for checking in on pets and family members.