Kiba is an automated home video maker that takes care of the filming and editing for you

Documenting important family moments has gotten easier thanks to our smartphones, but it’s still challenging to get everyone on camera and to sort through filmed footage after the fact. Even if you have the editing skills, you may still not have the time or patience to put together a video you’ll actually want to watch later.

To make the process easier, Kiba has launched what it says is the world’s first automated home video maker, a hands-free camera that can be used anywhere in the home. With its long-lasting battery and mount, the device is portable and was designed with families in mind. “Most often when I am capturing these moments, I am not in the frame or by the time I reach for the camera, the magic of the moment is lost,” said Raji Kannan, Kiba’s CEO and co-founder, in a related press release.

Users can plan ahead and set Kiba to record through the free mobile app, or they can use voice commands to film 30-second videos on demand, thereby allowing every member of a family or group to appear in the frame. After clips are filmed, the device analyzes interactions to determine what is most interesting and important to save you the trouble of having to watch and edit the footage yourself. Kiba uses the company’s patented Joy Ranking Algorithm to identify the best memories of the day, and then compiles the clips into a one-minute video collage.

Clips are stored online so that users can share them easily through the Kiba app, which is compatible with iOS and Android. Alternatively, users can also save video on the Kiba device itself.

Kiba comes in four colors and is currently available for pre-order for $199 with a year’s worth of free cloud storage included in the price. After the pre-order period, Kiba’s suggested retail price will be $329, and the devices will begin shipping in spring 2016.


Best deals on home security cameras to save you from package thieves

Home security camera systems can help keep your home and your family safe. Amazon's deals on Blink security cameras and Ring Video Doorbells also help you save money on devices you can access regardless of your current location.
Movies & TV

The best movies on Amazon Prime right now (December 2018)

Prime Video provides subscribers with access to a host of fantastic films, but sorting through the catalog can be an undertaking. Luckily, we've done the work for you. Here are the best movies on Amazon Prime Video right now.

Edit, sign, append, and save with six of the best PDF editors

There are plenty of PDF editors to be had online, and though the selection is robust, finding a solid solution with the tools you need can be tough. Here, we've rounded up best PDF editors, so you can edit no matter your budget or OS.

Keep an eye on things with the Alexa-enabled Ring video doorbell, now only $93

Smart home devices like the Ring video doorbell make it easier to keep an eye on your castle right from your smartphone – no matter where you are. If you want to smarten up your home security, here's how you can grab a Ring doorbell on…
Smart Home

The best washing machines make laundry day a little less of a chore

It takes a special kind of person to love doing laundry, but the right machine can help make this chore a little easier. Check out our picks for the best washing machines on the market right now.
Smart Home

Google Store sale is on now through December 24!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 may be history, but fans of Google hardware including the popular Google Home Hub, Pixel 3 and 3XL mobile phones still have lots of deals in store -- the Google Store, that is.
Emerging Tech

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Folding canoes and ultra-fast water filters

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Smart Home

Put away that sponge and let us help you pick the best dishwasher for your buck

Tired of doing dishes by hand? Take a look at our picks of the four best dishwashers currently available and let a machine do the dirty work for you. They’ll do a much better job, anyway.
Smart Home

Porch pirate problems? Keep them away with these tips and tricks

The holiday season is fast approaching and the packages are arriving on our doorsteps. Are you worried about porch pirates stealing your gifts this holiday season? Here are some tips to help protect your purchases.

Walmart is offering Google Home starter kits for under $50

If you're hoping to save big on Google Home devices before all the holiday deals come to an end, there's no better time than right now. Walmart is slashing prices on smart home starter kits for a limited time.

This freewheeling Army truck-turned-tiny home is a labor of love

Most tiny homes are models of efficiency but one British metal worker has redefined the idea, converting an old Army truck into a mobile tiny home that comes with a bed, a sofa, a shower, and a beer garden.

Clean up with robot vac, upright vacuum, and spot and stain remover deals

Whether you're gift shopping or need to get your house ready for the holidays, deals on household cleaning appliances are always welcome. We found Walmart's best deals on robot vacs, upright vacuum cleaners, and spot and stain cleaners.
Smart Home

Amazon Alexa enhancements add geolocation, kids’ Routines, and more

Amazon's digital assistant Alexa continues to evolve and its newest features should appeal to busy people and parents on the go, including location-based routines and reminders as well as Routines aimed toward kids.
Smart Home

How to talk to Santa on Alexa and Google Assistant

Nothing say "holiday" like talking to Santa. Here's how to talk to Santa on Alexa and Google Assistant, whether he's helping you create a playlist or checking to see if you've been naughty or nice this week.