Google might be working on a competitor for Amazon’s Echo, but that doesn’t mean that they’re not willing to play along with the consumer giant. You can now use Alexa to control your Nest thermostat.
We've been raving about the Philips Hue smart lighting system since it first dropped. Well we've been raving about everything except its outrageous pricing—$60 a bulb, are you serious? But with the new Hue Lux, you can get a basic white smart light at a fraction of the price.
TableDrum [iTunes] is a drumming app that lets you tap out beats without touching your iOS device. Instead of tapping your screen, you tap an object around you and the app will respond with a drum beat.
Unless it's wearing a waterproof jacket, natch. These Japanese faucet stands for both iPad and iPhone are so much fun, and come in black, blue, white or transparent. No word on pricing or availability, I'm afraid. [DesignBoom]
Some people spend countless hours watching reality TV shows. Others like to collect leaves. Then there are a few who enjoy watching the washing machine go round. And lastly, there are those who play Million Tap Challenge on their iPhones.
The iPhone 3G's data plan for the deaf will be $10 higher than the original, just like it is for everyone else. It comes with unlimited texting, email and web browsing for $50 a month, or $65 for the enterprise flavor (basically if you use Exchange). You have to sign up for a voice plan when you buy the phone…
Brando's Cyber Tap bath-time radio is not massively high-tech, sure, but its cuteness is undeniable. Stick its 4.7-inch sucker onto tiles or glass, adjust FM/AM frequency and twirl the volume tap to boogie away to showertime music. Is the red one more suited to Hot Gossip while the blue one's best for Coldplay? Who…