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What’s the frequency? Making a map of IoT devices using drones

Information security company Praetorian created a drone with a tool that tracks IoT devices’ communications to collect their data. They flew it over Austin and figured out how many devices there were using ZigBee.


Wish you could bring your AC into bed? The BedJet both heats and cools your sheets

Whether you sleep hot or cold, the BedJet claims it can make your bed the perfect temperature by blowing hot or cool air. This is the second version of the device. It's available for Kickstarter now for $199.


Here’s how to clean out your hard drive in Windows 10

Is your Windows 10 hard drive feeling a little crowded lately? You can clean your hard disk by getting rid of files and moving data to other devices. Here are easiest ways to free up PC space quickly.


Knock, knock. Who's there? The Ring video doorbell shows you on your phone

Along with the door itself, the doorbell is one of the first items with which a most visitors will interact when entering your home. The $200 Ring complicates that interaction…

  • Pros: Enormous security potential , Intuitive app , Easy…
  • Cons: Latency in time-to-answer , Plastic-y case components

GE’s new industrial cloud will power planes, trains, and hospitals

GE is getting into the cloud game with Predix. Unlike Amazon Web Services, this is aimed at industrial customers. It fits in with GE's manufacturing business, which makes equipment like jet engines, locomotives, and health equipment.


This retro alarm clock looks old-school but it’s actually digital and feature-packed

Electrohome's Retro Clock Radio packs all the conveniences of a modern, digital clock in a throwback package. It sports a radio, motion sensor, LED lights, and backup features.


This couple remodeled their kitchen to look like The Simpsons’

Do you love The Simpsons? Sure you do, but maybe not as much as this couple, who just recreated the TV family's kitchen, right down to those corn-cob curtains. It's perfectly cromulent.


Where there’s smoke, there might not be fire, so this device detects heat instead

In order to detect potentially devastating fires in houses with open-flame cooking or kerosene lamps for heat and lighting, the Lumkani senses when the temperature rises instead of smoke.


Decked in bamboo and ultra quiet, the Jarvis standing desk rises above competitors

The Jarvis Desk possesses the elegance of a traditional desk with the technological advancements of a standing desk at an affordable price.

  • Pros: Well-built and holds up against normal wear-and-tear…
  • Cons: Slightly wobbly when at a standing height , Emits a slight…

The place is a rockin’, don’t bother knockin': August smart lock now works with Apple Watch

Adding even more smart-home functionality to the Apple Watch, August smart lock's app now works with the wearable. You can receive notifications when your door opens or unlock the door with your wrist.


10 tech stories you missed this week: Windows 10 and two cheap, awesome phones

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why, we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you.


Are you gentrifying your neighborhood? Slate’s calculator will tell you

You can probably tell if your neighborhood is changing around you, but Slate created a calculator that puts some numbers behind whether or not you're a gentrifier based on your income and the ZIP code you live in.