Dyson is working on chore-bots that can pick up after us

Dyson put out a video showing off robots tackling basic tasks like picking up dishes and toys, but most of the project remains top secret.

Tech

Finally, you don't need to repeat 'Hey Google' over and over on your Nest Hub Max

"Look and Talk" is a new feature coming to Google's largest smart display. Why isn't it coming to the smaller Nest Hubs?

Google I/O 2022

Why LED light bulbs are the secret to a happier home

Swapping the bulbs in my home with LEDs made my work from home life better. Here’s what to keep in mind when upgrading your lighting.

Spring Cleaning Issue

Google project replaces loud notifications with puffs of air and shadows

Six different devices in Google's Little Signals project leverage ambient methods of getting your attention, like pulses of air or tapping.

Tech

Tesla leaves homeowners in a bind after solar panel roofing delays

Supply chain woes brought projects to a standstill and unfortunately, some homes were already between roofs.

Supply Pain

You can stream entire seasons of TV shows on YouTube for free now

For those who don't mind ads, almost 4,000 episodes of shows like 'Hell's Kitchen' and 'Andromeda' are available on the TV app.

YouTube

Roborock's S7 MaxV Ultra is the smartest robot vacuum I've ever tested

Roborock’s new robot cleaner is the holy grail: it vacuums, mops, empties, and cleans itself. And one more big plus: it can avoid pet poop, too.

Spring Cleaning Issue

Cana’s sci-fi ‘drink printer’ mimics beverages on a molecular level

The Cana One uses molecular ingredient cartridges to make seemingly endless varieties of cocktails, sodas, sparkling waters.

Tech

Philips’ SmartSleep Wake-Up Light changed the way I wake up

Using the $200 alarm clock is the closest I’ve gotten to being a morning person. Was it worth the money?

This Thing Rules

The 8 vaporware concepts we wish were real from CES 2022

Good or terrible, shipping today or never, the ideas keep us in awe and keep us dreaming of the future.

Best of CES 2022

The 14 smart home devices we want badly from CES 2022

Whether you’re growing or just starting your smart home, CES 2022 previewed the future with several high-tech ways to improve your life at home.

Best of CES 2022

Mui's wooden 'Calm' hub is an Alexa stand-in that doesn't ruin your decor

This smart home hub is meant to make interacting with voice-assistants a more peaceful process.

Design

Amazon Echo Show 15 review: A tale of two smart home users

Reviewers Ian Carlos Campbell and Raymond Wong agree the Echo Show 15 has polished hardware and Alexa support, but the software is too barebones and janky.

Reviews

Good lord: Now, there’s a robot vacuum that cleans itself

One small step for human laziness, one giant leap towards self-sustaining sentient robots.

CES 2022

Bob the tabletop dishwasher is eco-friendly and customizable, too

Perfect for a small apartment or anyone who just wants a nice-looking dishwasher.

CES 2022

Labrador's self-driving shelf robots are a win for home accessibility

Labrador's Retriever and Caddie can each carry 25 pounds of goods around for you.

CES 2022