Yale unveils new Works with Nest smart lock

Digital locks are some of the most practical smart-home upgrades out there, but a very legitimate concern is whether they just introduce digital vulnerability to the problem of home security. This week Yale Locks & Hardware announced three major products...

Cree unveils 75W replacement LED (hands-on)

At the start of this year, rising efficiency standards mandated an end to the manufacture of 75W incandescent lights — putting out less than 15 lumens per watt just doesn’t cut it anymore. Fortunately, LED bulbs are looking brighter than...

Yale unveils a keyless NFC smart lock at CES

Ry Crist/CNET There’s a growing number of new locks seeking to smarten up your front door. The newest from Yale is a keyless deadbolt that brings near-field communication (NFC) into the mix. Newly announced at the 2015 International CES and...