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.
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PhotonGrill is a portable, inflatable solar grill that fits in a backpack

No propane, no lighter fluid, no ridiculous charcoal chimneys -- just you, some mirrors, and that big ball of burning gas at the center of our solar system. PhotonGrill lets you cook with the power of the sun, all in a package that can fit…

Watch the mess disappear with Jisiwei S+, a robot vacuum with a camera

Vacuuming your house is the least of what the Jisiwei S+ can do. The robot also functions as a security system, thanks to its motion detector, camera, and app that allows you to monitor your home from a distance.

Move over, SodaStream — Keurig Kold lets you make DIY soda without the CO2 canisters

The new Keurig Kold drinkmaker system promises consumers that you can make a wide variety of classic soft drinks (including Coca-Cola, Sprite, and Dr. Pepper), "all at the push of a button."
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Netflix made a Netflix and chill button to aid your binge-based hookups

Anyone who's ever invited someone over to "Netflix and chill" will be intrigued by the new Netflix Switch. The DIY project will provide a simple button that helps get your home ready for a successful movie night ... or whatever's…

To help curb pollution, this brick filters the air before it comes inside the building

To help curb pollution before it enters homes and buildings, the Breathe Brick would help filter particulates out and pass them to a collection hopper. It's just a prototype, for now.