Plumbing hardware giant Moen is building out its U by Moen smart shower system with the latest virtual assistant technology from Apple and Amazon, allowing users to turn on fixtures, adjust temperature settings and more with their voice.
Smoke detector manufacturer First Alert is getting into the premium speaker business with its Onelink Safe & Sound smoke and carbon monoxide alarm, an in-ceiling device that boasts integration with Apple's HomeKit platform.
Accessories maker Elgato expanded its HomeKit-enabled product offering at the Consumer Electronics Show on Sunday, announcing the debut of a revamped "Eve Room" sensor with embedded e-ink display and "Eve Button," a new wireless device capable of triggering HomeKit scenes remotely.
Dock and accessory producer Plugable introduced the Thunderbolt 3 480GB NVMe Solid State Drive at CES, an external storage device that takes advantage of the high bandwidth of Thunderbolt 3 connections to offer fast transfers in a highly portable form factor.
Skin care company Neutrogena has introduced an iPhone attachment and companion app that are used in tandem to evaluate a skin condition, and suggest products and care routines to help the user's complexion.
This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Mike and a special guest discuss the three-pronged attack against modern CPUs, continues the iPhone battery debacle debate, delves into the $16 billion Spotify copyright lawsuit, and talks about the iMac Pro.