Consumer & Gadgets

Tech innovations that caught our eye at CES 2024

From electric cars to transparent TVs to the latest accessibility tech and virtual assistants backed by artificial intelligence, there was a wide range of innovations on display at the CES tech show in Las Vegas this week. ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Apple flash: Our smart devices will soon be smarter

Our smart devices take voice commands from us, check our heartbeats, track our sleep, translate text, send us reminders, capture photos and movies, and let us talk to family and friends continents away.

Internet

Your smart speaker data is used in ways you might not expect

Smart speakers offer amazing convenience—from playing your favorite tunes to re-ordering toilet paper—with only a simple voice command. But that convenience can come with a steep cost in privacy that many consumers aren't ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Smart devices: Putting a premium on peace of mind

Two out of five homes worldwide have at least one smart device that is vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Soon, that new smart TV or robot vacuum you've been considering for your home will come with a label that helps you gauge ...

Consumer & Gadgets

With a new app, smart devices can use GPS underwater

Even for scuba and snorkeling enthusiasts, the plunge into open water can be dislocating. Divers frequently swim with limited visibility, which can become a safety hazard for teams trying to find each other in an emergency. ...

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