Google Assistant keeps gaining skills, adds new Listen tab for Google Home app

It's still got a ways to go before catching up with Amazon's Alexa, but Google Assistant is already proving its mettle with the addition of support for iHeartRadio, as well as other new skills.

Apple clarifies list of HomeKit accessories in new categories

Thanks to Wi-Fi technology, smart homes don't need to be built from the ground up with it in mind. Apple's HomeKit platform has a lot of compatible accessories and they're all easier to find on Apple's renovated site.

Beacon wants to improve your quality of life by improving your quality of air

What has six sides, three key features, and is the secret to a better home? That might just be the Beacon, a new "multi-sensory cube" that claims to help you improve your environment
Virtual Reality

Lowe’s Home Improvement turns to augmented, virtual reality for DIY training

Lowes has begun leveraging the HTC Vive headset to help people learn how to tile a bathroom in virtual reality, as well as a new augmented reality app for in-store navigation and product information.

Control your Roomba with just your voice thanks to a new Alexa integration

Everyone's favorite self-driving vacuum cleaner, the Roomba, just added an Amazon Alexa integration, allowing you to communicate with your cleaning assistant with naught but your voice.

Float lots of different objects above this magical levitating base

Whereas most levitating bases come with just a single compatible object, the Levitation X offers a range of items that include plates, plant pots, pillows, and ornamental decorations.

Keep your food fresh in style with the new French door fridge from Jenn-Air

Keeping your food fresh never looked quite so stylish. Meet the newest French door refrigerator from Jenn-Air, which has not just beauty, but brains as well. The 72-inch counter-depth fridge features Wi-Fi connectivity.

Make your own almond butter and milk in minutes with the NutraMilk system

There is a new system on the market that wants to address all your nut milk-making worries. It's called NutraMilk, and it promises to help you make these delicious, health-conscious products in 12 minutes or less.

Our thoughts on Prepd, the most chic $69 lunchbox on the market

After a highly successful Kickstarter campaign, the chic bamboo-wrapped Prepd lunchbox is out. But is it liverwurst or filet mignon?

Overheating Nutribullet blenders may be burning users

If you have a Nutribullet, be wary of it overheating. That's the warning coming out of a news report which cites a number of consumers who have been burned by exploding and overheating blenders.

Can this sleek pen replace your ruler? We used Instrumments' 01 to measure everything in sight

The Instrumments 01 measuring tool is like a digital tape measure. We put it to the test to see how it compared to its analog inspiration, and found that it compared pretty favorably.
Cool Tech

Got 50 bucks burning a hole in your pocket? Here’s the best tech to spend it on

With the price of tech constantly in flux, everyone is on the lookout for quality on the cheap. Check out our favorite gadgets and gizmos for under $50, whether you're looking for a fitness tracker or a means of capturing photos from above.