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Abode’s DIY home security system is now compatible with HomeKit

The Iota gateway has a built-in 1080-pixel camera, which you can stream through the Home app. It has two-way voice and support for Z-Wave, Zigbee, Alexa and Google Home, making it one of the most flexible smart-home hubs to date.HomeKit is available on the Iota through an update that's rol...

MontyCloud raises $2.85 million for its cloud management platform

For enterprises that want to move to the cloud, that actual move is often hard enough, but in the long run, being able to manage the lifecycle of their cloud deployments is just as important. MontyCloud, which focuses on these kinds of Day-2 operations, today announced that it has raised a...

Twelve years later, how do you feel about the first Kindle?

With a weight of 10.3 ounces and a height of 7.5 inches, the original Kindle was a beast compared to the 6.1 ounces and 6.3 inches of this year's model. But there was still plenty to adore about the first-generation Amazon e-reader -- if you loved yours, we want to hear why in a user review. T...

Twitter now lets everyone hide replies to their tweets

During testing, Twitter says it found people mostly used the feature to take attention away from tweets they thought were "irrelevant, off-topic or annoying." In Canada, where the company first started testing the feature, Twitter says 27 percent of people who had their replies hidden by...

Google Nest lets you read to your kids even when you're apart

Inspired by a military family in the US, My Storytime is a conversational action that lets you record stories when you're away, which are then instantly accessible back home on Google Nest devices. Record new stories or upload existing audio files to MyStorytime.com, and they'll be played ...

Qualcomm President: By 2020 'all major carriers will have 5G'

Next-generation 5G wireless connectivity is coming — in fact, it's available now in some small pockets in major U.S. cities right now. According to Qualcomm (QCOM) President Cristiano Amon, the successor to our current 4G LTE wireless networks will be up and running in all metropolitan are...

NVIDIA's latest RTX Studio drivers make Blender four times faster

Cycles uses NVIDIA's OptiX ray-tracing renderer to deliver more realistic effects like subsurface scattering and motion blur. OptiX has only used slower CUDA technology up until now, but since the RTX cards are specifically designed for ray-tracing, they deliver a significant boost. "With NV...

Panasonic S1H review: Production quality video in a mirrorless camera

View photosSteve Dent/EngadgetMoreThe day that it came out, Panasonic's S1H shot to the top of filmmakers' lists of must-have mirrorless cameras for video. The company's GH5 was already a hugely popular camera among vloggers and videographers, and the S1H is much like that model, on st...

‘Pokémon Sword & Shield’ had the best-selling launch of the series

Fans had been clamoring for Sword & Shield leading up to their release. The games mark the first mainline entry into the series on a flagship Nintendo console; all previous ones were exclusive to the company's portable offerings. With the ability to play console-quality games both on a T...

MacBook Pro 16-inch review: The ultimate Apple laptop

View photosTalk to any true Apple fan, and they'll tell you the last great MacBook Pro was the mid-2015 15-inch model. It had a wide array of ports, a great keyboard and an SD card slot. There was no butterfly keyboard or TouchBar to deal with. As the former Tumblr developer Marco Arment put i...

Snapchat's Time Machine lens lets you slide between young and old

Called Time Machine, the new Snap lens lets you change your appearance by dragging a slider across your screen. Slide to the left, and you'll look younger. Slide to the right, and you'll watch yourself age. Time Machine is available beginning today, and it works with both front and rear ...
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Beats by Dre Presents: Neymar Jr., Harry Kane, Mesut Özil, and Benjamin Mendy in The Defiant Mixtape, Vol. I - Directed by Guy Ritchie

Beats by Dre Presents: Neymar Jr., Harry Kane, Mesut Özil, and Benjamin Mendy in The Defiant Mixtape, Vol. I - Directed by Guy Ritchie: When your time comes, you have two choices. You can be the kid no one's heard of. Or you can be the kid no one saw coming. This is the Defiant Mixtape, Vol. I. #MadeDefiant . . . . Watch The Defiant Mixtape Vol. I directed by Guy Ritchie ft. Neymar Jr., Harry Kane, Mesut Özil, Benjamin Mendy, Eden Hazard, Fyodor Smolov, Patrice Evra, Thierry Henry, Raul Jimenez & Serena Williams. Voiced by Paul Anderson.