Most smart thermostats draw power from a Common wire or rewiring your HVAC with adapters. Even with adapters, those thermostats often only work in a 4-wire modern HVAC system. But Crestron’s new $599 smart thermostat works with just two wires; no common wire or battery needed.
Developer Neil Sardesai has done it again. The iOS engineer, who found a way to play Pong in the macOS Dock, is now playing Flappy Bird in a macOS notification window. The game isn’t available for others to download, though experienced developers should have no trouble recreating it.
If you’re guilty of texting while walking, Android’s new Heads Up feature might help you avoid accidental collision. The new Digital Wellbeing service, once enabled, will prompt distracted “twalkers”—those who text while walking—to look up and pay attention.
In the world of universal remotes, Logitech is king. Or was anyway, as the company plans to stop manufacturing its lauded Harmony remotes and get out of the business. If you have a Logitech Harmony remote already, don’t worry too much yet—you’ll get support for the foreseeable future.
PopSockets now sells a plant-based PopGrip that’s more eco-friendly than recycled or composable alternatives. Available in two unique colors, the PopGrip Plant cost just $15 and retains all the features of a typical PopGrip.
Visitors at Disney’s California Adventure will have the chance to walk with Marvel superheros when the Avengers Campus opens June 4th. The “campus” features rides, restaurants, popular locations from the iconic Marvel movies, and a virtual experience that lets you sling webs like Spider-Man.
If you’ve ever wondered what’s on the exact opposite side of the world from you, you’re in good company. And now, with Google’s latest AR toy—dubbed Floom—you can finally see for yourself without having to purchase a spendy plane ticket.
MLB.TV subscribers now have access to MLB Big Inning, a weeknight show featuring live look-ins, commentary, and highlights from all 30 teams. MLB Big Inning is baseball’s answer to NFL RedZone, and could help busy fans keep up with America’s greatest pastime.