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Topic: CES 2018

Seagate unveils Fast SSD, LaCie Rugged Secure & LaCie DJI Copilot drives

01/09/2018, 12:01 pm

Seagate on Tuesday introduced several new external storage drives, including ones in partnership with LaCie and drone maker DJI.

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Editorial: The super exciting failure of CES 2018

01/09/2018, 12:01 pm

After working hard to dismiss iPhone X as too expensive, AirPods as a very minor success and HomePod as far-off vaporware missing the window of opportunity afforded to smart speakers, the low-paid writers hired by the Associated Press, Bloomberg, CNET and Reuters to fill the gaps that regular staff can't get to are again converging on Las Vegas to depict the really big prototype TV concepts of CES as being potentially affordable, commercially significant at some point in the future--and anything but vaporware.

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ViewSonic shows $5200 8K monitor alongside Thunderbolt 3 4K display due later this year

01/09/2018, 11:01 am

ViewSonic launched a number of new displays at CES, but a notable inclusion to the list are two VP-series professional monitors, with one boasting a high 8K resolution accompanied by a more conventional 4K UHD version with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity.

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HomeKit compatible Incipio CommandKit Smart Wall Switch and Wireless Smart Power Strip debut

01/09/2018, 10:01 am

Incipio has expanded its CommandKit home automation solutions suite with the HomeKit-compatible Smart Wall Switch and Wireless Smart Power Strip.

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Fibaro reveals a HomeKit-compatible version of The Button scene controller

01/09/2018, 10:01 am

Fibaro is expanding the utility of The Button scene controller, an accessory providing simple controls for smart home devices, by announcing at CES that it is introducing a HomeKit-compatible version of the controller alongside its existing Z-wave model.

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Patriot Memory 'Evlvr' Thunderbolt 3 portable SSD boasts high transfer rates, power efficiency

01/09/2018, 09:01 am

Patriot Memory launched a new external storage device at CES, with the Evlvr Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSD boasting high writing and reading performance in a compact package, one that is also claimed to be power efficient as well as fast.

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Colgate Smart Electronic Toothbrush E1 with Artificial Intelligence uses ResearchKit, is Apple store exclusive

01/09/2018, 09:01 am

The new Colgate Smart Electronic Toothbrush uses Apple ResearchKit with the user's permission to crowdsource toothbrushing data so the company can "anticipate the future of oral care."

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Wi-fi to get security updates in 2018 with new WPA3 protections, old hardware likely left behind

01/09/2018, 08:01 am

In the wake of security problems with wi-fi security in 2017, the Wi-Fi Alliance has announced that not only will it "enhance" WPA 2, but a new security protocol, WPA3, will debut at some point in 2018 that will require hardware certification before it can be used in networking gear.

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Netgear adding HomeKit support to Arlo Baby camera in early 2018

01/09/2018, 08:01 am

Netgear will be updating its Arlo Baby Smart HD Monitoring Camera later this quarter to include support for HomeKit, an update that will allow for the live video feed to be viewable from within the Home app on an iPhone or iPad, as well as a request to Siri.

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Incase adds a power bank to new IconConnected sleeve for Apple's MacBook Pro

01/08/2018, 11:01 pm

Mobile power users have a new integrated power and protection option with Incase's latest batteries-included MacBook Pro sleeve.

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Power up your MacBook Pro on the go with Omnicharge's USB-C charger

01/08/2018, 10:01 pm

Startup Omnicharge was at CES on Monday to show off its latest product, the Omni 20 USB-C, a portable power USB-C bank capable of outputting up to 100 watts of power for charging larger devices like Apple's MacBook Pro.

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Belkin's smart Bridge brings HomeKit control to Wemo accessories

01/08/2018, 05:01 pm

Looking for a fast and easy way to control your Wemo smart accessories using HomeKit and the Home app? Belkin has the answer with its new Wemo Bridge, which now features compatibility with Apple's smart home platform.

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Orbit brings HomeKit support to B-hyve Smart Wi-Fi sprinkler timer range alongside two new arrivals

01/08/2018, 04:01 pm

At CES, Orbit announced two new products and an integration with Apple HomeKit, with the B-hyve hose Faucet Timer offered as a simple way to add timing functionality to an existing sprinkler system, the B-hyve Indoor brings the ability to manage the sprinklers inside the house, and HomeKit support makes it all controllable through the Home app.

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Kolibree's Magik Toothbrush connects to iPhone, turns dental hygiene into an AR game

01/08/2018, 12:01 pm

Toothbrush producer Kolibree's latest launch, the Magik Toothbrush, aims to make dental hygiene fun for children, with the augmented reality-enabled cleaning device turning the chore into a game that provides AR rewards if the child cleans their teeth properly.

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Netatmo adding Apple HomeKit to Welcome indoor camera by end of March

01/08/2018, 12:01 pm

Netatmo's indoor security camera, the Welcome, will be getting HomeKit support later in the first quarter, the company announced on Monday.

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Intel's new G-series processors includes AMD Radeon RX Vega M onboard graphics

01/08/2018, 11:01 am

Intel's latest processor launch is a collaboration with long-time rival AMD, with the two chip firms working together to create a pair of 8th generation Core processors that are equipped with Radeon RX Vega M graphics, with the onboard AMD GPU potentially helping with the creation of more powerful notebooks or small form-factor computers like the Mac mini that do not require a dedicated GPU.

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Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock provides 4K60 video, Gigabit Ethernet in small form factor

01/08/2018, 10:01 am

Elgato has announced the Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock, providing 4K through either DisplayPort or HDMI in a very small enclosure.

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DJI shows off iPhone-ready Osmo Mobile 2 gimbal with better battery life, easier controls

01/08/2018, 10:01 am

Drone maker DJI has revealed the Osmo Mobile 2, an upgraded version of its stabilizing smartphone gimbal, set to launch through apple.com on Jan. 23.

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Limited Apple Watch controls for select Whirlpool appliances coming in 2018

01/08/2018, 09:01 am

Whirlpool will add Apple Watch support to its app in 2018, allowing users of the wearable to control more than 20 compatible appliances when the technology is fully deployed.

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Kohler launches Kohler Konnect smart home range of iPhone-configurable bathroom and kitchen fixtures

01/08/2018, 09:01 am

Kitchen and bathroom fixture producer Kohler has created its own smart home platform, Kohler Konnect, which allows some of its products to communicate with HomeKit and other smart home frameworks, as well as offering control via an iPhone app and through voice commands.

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