Smart & Connected Life News

From Alexa to Siri to Google, there's a lot going on in the 'smart' world. Stay updated on all the latest news so you can take advantage of everything new!
The Vision EQXX electric vehicle.
Long-Range EVs Are Still a Ways Down the Road, Experts Say
An Amazon Alexa box against a white background with potted plants and an anatomical drawing tool nearby.
Alexa’s Ability to Mimic Dead Relatives May Be the Creepiest Thing Ever
car mechanic workers checking, repairing and maintaining wheel at auto repair shop
You Don’t Have to Sweat the Maintenance for an EV
Young person using a VR headset
Why Apple Is Staying Out of the Metaverse
Guy interact with virtual reality headsets inside a decay and dark warehouse transported to a different and colorful new dimension
Meta's Upcoming Headsets Could Bring VR Closer to Real Life, Experts Say
Hyundai Smart Cabin Controller
Hyundai Focuses on the Driver With New AI Systems
Amazon Proteus
The Robots Are Coming... to Amazon Warehouses
Fitbit Sleep Profile turtle
Fitbit Introduces New Sleep… Animals?
A person using the voice assistant on a smartphone while standing under and umbrella on a rainy day.
How Hallucinations Could Help AI Understand You Better
Philips Hue Go Lamp
Philips Expands With Flexible Smart Lighting Options
pocket operator™ for Pixel™
The Google Pixel Now Has One of the Best Music Sampler Apps
A human-looking robot interacting with futuristic data screen.
AI, Not Humans, Could Be Considered Inventors
A musician using a Moog synthesizer.
Moog’s New Synth Is So Much Fun, You’ll Forget You’re Learning Stuff
digital faces pushing through a blue wall
No, Google’s AI Isn’t Self-Aware, Experts Say
Amazon devices in a grid
Mark Your Calendar for Amazon Prime Day, July 12-13
A student at a desk at home using VR to attend a school class.
How VR Schooling Could Actually Increase the Digital Divide
Bip 3 from behind
Amazfit's Newest Bips Go Big
A couple in a parking lot plugging an electric vehicle into a charging cord.
New EV Charging Rules Sound Good, but May Not Go Far Enough
Amazon Prime Air
Amazon Finally Readies Launch of Drone Delivery Service
Black and white cybernetic robot hands pointing at each other
Why Your Robot Needs New Skin
The front view of a Ford automobile dealership.
Why You Should Buy Your EV Online
A robot and a person having a discussion at a table.
Experts Wonder if AI Is Creating Its Own Language
Someone paying at a store using an Apple Wallet on their smartphone.
The Dark Side of Apple Pay Later
AI-guided autonomous ship by IBM.
How Autonomous Boats Could Help Save the Environment
millennial working in home office telecommuting using laptop computer
AI May Be Spying on Your Conversations
View looking up at three lifts in a futuristic building.
Researchers Want to Turn Skyscrapers Into Giant Batteries
Integrated SmartThings Home Life
Samsung’s New Home Life Can Control All the Smart Things
Assortment of Apple Watches
New watchOS Will Offer More Insight... About You
girl using Playtime Engineering's Blipblox myTRACKS
Playtime Engineering’s Groovebox for Kids Will Probably Tempt Adults, Too
An elderly person interaction with a virtual image of a child while wearing VR glasses.
Virtual Kids Could Be the Next Hot Metaverse Trend
Person charging an EV
Tips for Your Summer EV Road Trip
Varjo Galea headset
How VR Could Tap Into Your Brain
Futuristic robot artificial intelligence concept
How AI Could Monitor Its Dangerous Offspring
close up shot of a USB-C cable
Why Our Gadgets Need to Give Us More Information
Green battery illustration on circuit board
100-Year Batteries Could do a World of Good
Fujifilm X-H2S camera
Fujifilm's X-H2S Shows What’s Next for Camera Sensors
An arial view of building in Cape Town, South Africa, showing pollution over the city.
Low-Cost Sensors Could Help Monitor Air Pollution
The Novation Launchkey 88
This Keyboard Might Be Perfect for Serious Beginners
A peach picking robot.
Robots May Soon Have a Place in Fruit Orchards
Fujifilm X-H2S mirrorless digital camera
Fujifilm’s New Mirrorless Camera Promises a Lot
iRobot OS
Your Robot Vacuum Is About to Get Smarter
Overhead aerial view of an electric car charging at a car park electrical vehicle charging station.
Rising Battery Costs Could Make EVs More Expensive
Mod Devices Mod Dwarf Floor audio processing device
MOD Devices' New Pedal Makes Your Guitar Double as a Synthesizer
A body scan image showing an x-ray of someone carrying a gun in their pocket.
AI-Powered Gun Scanners Could Help Fight Crime
2017 Chevy Bolt EV Lineup
Buying a Used EV Doesn’t Need to Scare You
A world globe balanced on the edge of a shelf
Quantum Computing Could Help Save the Earth… Eventually
Google Street View
Google’s Historic Street View Offers a Window Into the Past
Facial recognition scanning a person up close but also several people in a crowd.
Facial Recognition Industry Could Face a Reset
DIRIGERA
Ikea’s New Smart Hub Connects Everything That Matters
ElliQ Robot NY state
NY State to Hand Out 800 Companion Robots to the Elderly
Canon EOS R10 camera
Canon’s EOS R10 Camera Is a Digital Rebel for the 21st Century
Someone laying in bed with a cat on their lap, taking a photo of the cat with a smartphone.
Smartphones Could Help Decipher Your Pet’s Feelings
Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Google Assistant
Galaxy Watch4 Fans Finally Have an Alternative to Bixby
Polyend Play Sequencer
Polyend Play Is Weird, Opinionated, and Kind of Awesome
An over the shoulder view of someone participating in a conference call online.
Why Emotion-Reading Software Could Violate Your Privacy
Apple Watch Pride Edition Sport Loop
Show Your Pride With These New Apple Watch Bands
A city interstate system overlayed with data points from artificial intelligence.
Smart, Self Healing Highways Could Be the Way of the Future
Someone relaxing at home, listening to audio on an iPod Touch.
Why Some People Still Love Apple’s iPod
Solar farm concept art
The Grid Should Be Fine When We’re All Driving EVs