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The Blink Moments section of the Blink app.

Blink Moments pulls clips from multiple cameras into one comprehensive video

The new feature Blink Moments compiles footage from multiple cameras into one comprehensive video that can be easily viewed in the Blink app.
The Arlo Security Tag pressed against the Arlo Video Doorbell.

Arlo’s new Security Tag lets you arm/disarm your security system with just a tap

The Philips Smart Deadbolt with Built-In Wi-Fi being installed on a door.

Philips launches its first smart lock with Wi-Fi that can be controlled from anywhere

Quilt TOTW

Quilt wants to change the way you heat and cool your home

The Eve MotionBlinds Upgrade Kit being installed.

Eve MotionBlinds Upgrade Kit and Blinds Collection join the Matter lineup

The Yeedi C12 Pro Plus in its dock.

This new robot vacuum competes with rivals nearly twice its price

The Yale Keypad Touch installed on wooden siding.

Yale Keypad Touch lets you control the front door with your fingerprints

The Matter logo on a colorful background.

Matter gains support for kitchen appliances, adds new energy-tracking features

The Pan-Tilt Indoor Cam Starlight on a shelf.

Ring is launching its first integrated pan-tilt security camera later this year

Several Yale Assure Lock 2 Touch models on a yellow background.

Yale Assure Lock 2 Touch picks up new features with the Z-Wave Smart Module

A SimpliSafe outdoor camera monitoring a stranger.

SimpliSafe is now using AI to prevent burglars from entering your home

The Freo X Plus vacuuming pet hair.

The Narwal Freo X Plus is an entry-level robot vacuum loaded with premium features

Screenshots from Best Buy's new shopping app for the Vision Pro.

Apple’s Vision Pro headset can now be used to shop at Best Buy

A new app from Best Buy lets folks with an Apple Vision Pro shop at its online store. AR features allow customers to see how products would look in the home.
A person using the Dyson AR app.

Dyson’s new AR mobile app shows where you forgot to clean

Dyson CleanTrace is an upcoming feature for the MyDyson mobile app that uses AR to track your vacuum and show you exactly where you've already cleaned.
The Yale Approach installed on a door.

Yale’s newest smart lock is designed for renters

The Yale Approach smart lock is aimed at renters, takes just a few minutes to install, and doesn't require you to replace existing hardware.
Dyson's AR CleanTrace feature.

Dyson’s AR CleanTrace feature ensures a thorough vacuuming session every time

A new augmented reality feature from Dyson is designed to show you where you’ve vacuumed and -- more importantly -- where you haven’t.
The iRobot Roomba Combo Essential mopping a floor.

iRobot launches affordable robot vacuum and mop combo that costs just $275

The iRobot Roomba Combo Essential isn't as autonomous as its more expensive siblings, but it offers many of the same premium features.
A close-up of the Apple logo on a 2020 M1 Mac Mini, with MacOS Monterey reflecting onto its surface.

Is this really Apple’s next big thing?

The Apple Car is no more, and the company recently released the Vision Pro, its most important product launch in years. So what's next for the tech giant?
Nest Cams on a counter.

Google rolls out new Nest Cam features to Google Home for web

Google Home for web is more functional than ever, thanks to an update that added further support for Nest Cam products. Here's a look at the new features.
An Insignia air fryer.

Have an air fryer? Check if it’s part of this safety recall

Around 287,000 air fryers sold in the U.S. and Canada have been recalled due to overheating issues that could lead to fire, burn, and laceration injuries.
The Blink Mini 2 placed on two books.

The Blink Mini 2 features an updated design, support for outdoor use

The Blink Mini 2 is now available, offering an updated design and support for outdoor use. Here's a closer look at the new security camera from Amazon.
Narwal Freo X Ultra smart robotic vacuum with family

Narwal’s Freo X Ultra honors reliable, maintenance-free cleaning for 7 weeks

Narwal's latest innovation the Freo X Ultra offers up to 7 weeks of maintenance-free cleaning with some incredible features. It's a smart vacuum for the ages.
A Wyze smart camera.

Wyze camera breach allows strangers to peer into others’ homes

Wyze insists security is a top priority for the company after it emerged that thousands of customers saw imagery from smart cameras that didn't belong to them.
The Ring Battery Doorbell Pro installed near a door.

The Ring Battery Doorbell Pro offers premium features without the need for cumbersome wires

The Ring Battery Doorbell Pro offers HD+ video, noise-canceling audio, and support for Bird's Eye View without the need for a wired connection.
The Skylight Cal Max installed on a wall.

The Skylight Cal Max is a 27-inch smart calendar that might replace your smart display

Featuring a massive 27-inch touchscreen and a streamlined interface, the Skylight Cal Max is a smart display alternative that's launching this spring.
The Wyze Cam Floodlight v2 on a wall.

Wyze Cam Floodlight v2 adds tons of new features at a lower price tag

The Wyze Cam Floodlight v2 features 2K video capture, 2,800 lumen lights, 160-degree viewing angle, and a built-in microSD slot for less than $90.
An Amazon smart display on a kitchen counter.

Amazon might launch a paid version of Alexa later this year

Amazon is reportedly working on a new version of Alexa, called Alexa Plus, that will feature generative AI and carry a monthly fee. Here's what we know so far.
Top Tech of CES 2024

Digital Trends’ Top Tech of CES 2024 Awards

CES 2024 brought us a bevy of exciting tech, from transparent televisions to jaw-dropping monitors and cars that look straight out of a sci-fi film.
The Diasy logo on a white background.

Daisy is an installation and repair company designed for your smart home

Daisy is a new smart home company that wants to streamline the set up and maintenance of all your devices. It'll be rolling out to key markets this year.
google assistant mobile.

Google Assistant loses 17 features as the company lays off employees

Google is cutting a bunch of features from its Assistant voice platform, an announcement which parallels the recent layoffs at the tech giant.
A floating Beatbot robot collects debris from the edges of a pool.

Beatbot makes a splash at CES 2024 with all-in-one robotic pool cleaner

The Beatbot AquaSense Pro, revealed at CES 2024, is a robotic pool cleaner that's entirely wireless and handles nearly all aspects of pool maintenance.
A dog sitting next to the Pawport pet door.

Pawport brings security (and smarts) to your existing pet door

Pawport is a motorized device that sits over existing pet doors, offering added security and only opening when your dog (or cat) approaches.
The Twinkly Matrix Smart LED Curtain with green lights.

The Twinkly Matrix is a smart LED curtain with 500 mappable lights

It's a bit pricey at $200, but the Twinkly Matrix Smart LED Curtain features up to 500 mappable lights and can easily sync with your music.
The Govee AI Sync Box Kit 2 with a gaming monitor on display at CES 2024.

I checked out Govee’s new AI smart lights and now I want them everywhere

Smart light maker Govee adds enhanced AI capabilities to its Sync Box Kit 2 for gamers and to its Rope Light 2 for making stunning wall light art.

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