The Norton Core Router is the first piece of hardware from Symantec, makers of the ubiquitous Norton AntiVirus software. This geodesic dome-shaped device is a mobile-enabled WiFi router with machine learning capabilities and an arsenal of Symantec security features like data encryption, secure DNS, & automatic security updates that deftly defend your home network against any sort of data breech.
Are you ready for a robot that will do more than clean your floor? Well, then Kuri is your guy. Er, droid. He responds to touch & makes human gestures. His emotive eyes have built-in HD cameras for facial recognition, to help him avoid obstacles & to take photos & video. Sensors allow him to quickly map & learn your home’s floorplan, & a built-in speaker enables him to provide your desired soundtrack.
The Smart Assistant uses Amazon’s Alexa voice service interface to help you out around the house. Just talk to it. Ask it about traffic, to play your favorite songs, or to place an order on amazon.com. It has a hi-def speaker and far-field mics so you can even shout out your commands from down the hall. A special edition version with Harmon Kardon will also be available for enhanced audio.
This latest vacuum ’bot from Samsung is slimmer and more powerful than previous models. At less than 4” tall it is 28% slimmer and produces up to 20 watts of suction. The new design also gets into hard to reach places that other vacuums can’t: under the bed and into the corners. Its Edge Clean Master feature enables it to come within ½ inch of the wall. It’s smarter too, self-guided & it automatically detects & adjusts to the surface type to be cleaned.
Whether you’re reading, writing, or sketching, what makes this paper tablet remarkable is the bright sunlight-readable CANVAS display which combines cutting edge E-Ink Carta technology with ultra-thin high-friction surface materials, so it looks like paper & also feels like paper. It offers simple one-click digital transfer, cloud backup & syncs easily with all your other devices. What it won’t give you is the distraction of internet access, email & notifications.
Awair Glow plugs into any socket; it tracks toxins and chemicals in your air and gives you personalized recommendations through the Awair App to help you stay safe and healthy. It also functions as a super-efficient nightlight while still allowing you to plug into that same socket.
Like that OG Dirty South rapper Juvenile so famously said, “Back that thang up!” And with this cloud-syncing external Seagate 1TB hard drive it’s easy. Just drag and drop files from your Mac or PC to the Seagate Duet and they’ll sync with your Amazon Drive account, providing dual backup. Includes one year of free Amazon Drive service for new users.
Small enough to launch from the palm of your hand, the AirSelfie Drone stores in a smartphone case for quick, convenient deployment. It’s got an onboard 5MP camera for stills & captures HD video with 4GB of storage. For controls, it creates a wi-fi network with your compatible phone: iPhone 6, 6s, 7, 7 Plus, Huawei P9, Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge & uses a simple, intuitive app with multiple flight modes.
While GoPro scrambles around like a chicken with its head cut off, DJI is slaying it in Droneland. Boasting a 7km range, flight times up to 27 minutes, and a simple set-up & interface, the brand’s Inspire 2 is a professional-quality drone system that shoots HD 4K & 5.2K video while giving the camera op & pilot full 1080p live view.
Here we go. Drone security for your home. The Sunflower system combines outdoor sensors with an autonomous aerial camera for a complete view of what’s going on around your home. Wireless solar motion-detecting lights contain sensors that create a perimeter for the drone. When you get an alert through the smartphone app, you can quickly deploy the drone (which requires no pilot skills) and check real-time HD video of what or who has triggered the system.