The strength of smart home is the dozens of options that support every goal. The weakness of smart home is the dozens of ecosystem that often don’t play well together. Project CHIP, from Apple, Amazon, Google, and more, wants to solve that, and the standard’s first devices could launch in 2021.
If a first-person view drone is a little much for you, DJI has another new drone on the market that might be a little more friendly to beginners—minus the cost. The $999 DJI Air 2S is a follow-up to the DJI Mavic Air 2 and houses a better camera and upgraded sensors.
As your kids grow, they’ll want (and need for school) more and more access to the internet. But watching their every move and search is too difficult for busy parents. To that end, Microsoft is rolling out a Kids Mode in Edge that can help keep your children reigned in with no accounts required.
Apple’s M1 MacBooks have better battery life and performance improvement over their Intel siblings. But they can’t run programs formatted for Intel processors until they’re recompiled for ARM. That’s getting better every day, and now Parallels works on M1 Macs, and can even run Windows 10. Kind of.
Last year when ZTE announced the Axon 20 5G, it made waves by hiding its front-facing camera under the display. But while cutting edge, obscuring the camera under a screen predictably creates its own set of problems. This year the ZTE Axon 30 Ultra 5G moves to a teardrop and steps up the specs.