Smart fridges have never been good enough to make a difference. But a team of Korean scientists hope to change that with a new approach to the problem of making kitchen coolers clever.
Google's purchase of smart-thermostat maker Nest makes a lot of sense, and could help it compete against Apple.
A new smartphone app from a Twitter cofounder makes it easy and fun to get your friends’ advice on everything from shopping to Chopin.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Smart home appliances could become more common thanks to efforts by major companies including Lowe’s and Staples to make gadgets compatible.
Hardware designed specifically to run complex neural networks could let personal devices make sense of the world.
MindMeld analyzes your conversations and tries to offer helpful info from the Web. It’s a cool idea, but it doesn’t work as well as it needs to.
App Inventor launches second iteration.
Fitness bands, watches, smoke detectors: what will be put online next?
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