Welcome to the Bedroom of the Future

In sci-fi movies, people of the future live in impossibly futuristic houses full of screens and robots and dreams. We see them wake up as an automatic curtain opens, and they saunter over to a closet where their clothes move on a conveyor belt. It's a real world facsimile of a Jetsons episode. But it's not the real… » 5/06/14 3:26pm 5/06/14 3:26pm

Withings Aura: An Alarm Clock That Helps You Wake Up and Fall Asleep

Designing an electronic device to wake someone up is easy—it just needs a clock and suitably loud speaker. But designing a device that wakes someone up gently so they're not a tyrant in the morning, and helps them get to sleep at night? That's a challenge that Withings tackled with its new Aura bedside system that… » 1/05/14 6:00pm 1/05/14 6:00pm

Withings' Smart Body Analyzer Feet On: This Wi-Fi Scale Is Basically a…

Withings' other announcement today was an updated Wi-Fi scale that measures your heart rate, as well as the quality of the air in which you sleep and reside. A sensor on the scale probes the surrounding air every 30 minutes, a Withings spokesman tells us, and every morning when you jump on, it'll give you a… » 1/06/13 7:29pm 1/06/13 7:29pm