The $1,699 Whirlpool Smart Front Load Electric Dryer with 6th Sense Live technology is one of four existing 6th Sense products announced earlier this year. There's also a refrigerator, a dishwasher, and the dryer's companion unit; a $1,699 Smart Front Load Washer. All of these appliances can connect to the Android or iOS My Smart Appliances app. This free, multitasking app was designed to help you stay more on top of your household chores. Did you shove your wet clothes in the dryer before leaving for work but forget to hit "start?" No worries, … Read more
The US Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint against security camera maker TrendNet for allegedly misrepresenting its software as "secure." The complaint came after hackers breached TrendNet's Web site and accessed videos from 700 users' live-camera feeds -- many of these videos were published on the Internet.
TrendNet agreed to settle the claim on Wednesday, according to Reuters.
The company's wireless cameras are basically Webcams that beam live and motion-captured video to users' laptops or phones. These cameras can be mounted wherever people need a video feed. According to TrendNet, the cameras are used to monitor &… Read more
Dying to know what the titans of technology have up their sleeves? Then you're in the right place, gadget fans, because we're reporting live from the hottest launches this week -- including the latest from Asus.
Asus is known for innovative lateral thinking, from the price-busting Eee PC netbook to the Transformer series of hybrid tablets, the first slates to show there was life beyond the iPad, and right up to the outsized Fonepad and Padfone.
John Waite's new live album, "Live All Access," was not a planned release. But after the "Missing You" singer and former Babys and Bad English frontman discovered that he and his band's performances were so enhanced by the addition of new, hard-edge guitar player, Keri Kelli (Alice Cooper, Skid Row, and Slash), he wanted to capture it. Once Waite heard their explosive onstage synergy in the recordings, however, he knew they had to be shared with the world.
In an era of auto-tune and overdubs, "Live All Access" harkens back to a … Read more
Photosphere Live Wallpaper lets you upload and display a Photosphere image right on your home screen, giving you the opportunity to create a unique fully rotating wallpaper of your own. This download installs in the blink of an eye, doesn't drain your battery, and is junk-free.
Photosphere Live Wallpaper doesn't require any special permissions to download and contains no advertising, which is nice. With it, you can scroll a picture in full 3D, instead of just from side to side. It's like the camera took a picture while rotating a full 360 degrees. You control the animation, … Read more
Microsoft's Games for Windows Live may end up going the way of the Dodo.
The software company on Monday posted an update to its Age of Empires Online support page saying that Games for Windows Live "will be discontinued on July 1, 2014." The news, which was spotted by several gaming publications, had not previously been announced by Microsoft. The page update was promptly taken down and no longer shows that excerpt.
It's not much of a surprise that Games for Windows Live is being shut down. Last week, Microsoft announced that the Games for Windows Live Marketplace, … Read more
GoToMeeting allows you to host a virtual meeting with up to 25 attendees. This version of software is a 30-day, full-featured trial, but you will have to register and provide your credit card information. After the free trial, you can purchase the software by paying either monthly or yearly subscription fees. Most of the engine used for this application does not need to be downloaded, so installation of the executable is easy and fast.
The setup goes smoothly, and within minutes you will be able to create and start your online meeting. GoToMeeting allows participants to connect using Windows, Mac, … Read more
The MTV app, which first rolled out to iOS in June, hosts on-demand streaming of shows, while integrating elements of its past apps, like video extras. In other words, it puts some "second screen" entertainment on the "first screen" through Xbox.
But to check out full episodes, users must have a subscription from a participating TV provider. Xbox Live Gold subscriptions also cost $5 a month with … Read more