Netflix brings the smart home to your video-streaming experience with a DIY Wi-Fi switch designed to simultaneously turn on the TV, silence your phone, order food, and even dim the lights.
From smart locks to smart lights, we've reviewed all kinds of connected home products this year. This category is growing rapidly, but here are our favorites so far.
When the zombie plague takes over the world, will you be ready? A new book called "The Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse" will show you how to survive.
Setting up a home security systems doesn't have to be hard or expensive. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis has three do-it-yourself alternatives.
Barbie always makes a fashion statement, but now that she has a hidden a knife, corkscrew, scissors, screwdriver and bottle opener she can solve any problem you throw at her.
Makers and "Star Wars" go together like Han and Chewie. Browse through incredible cat beds, dog costumes, bunk beds, rockers and even an R2-D2 VW.
Browse our list of cameras to see if do-it-yourself home security is right for you.
The Backyard Scientist is at it again, this time shooting pillars of six flames of various shades into the air.
You too can have a working hoverboard with Mr Hoverboard. It's not quite the same as what Marty McFly rode, but it does actually hover.
Movie effects artist Frank Ippolito shows how to make realistic pointy ear prosthetics for "Star Trek'" cosplayers to wear with Vulcan pride.
Apple packed a ton of new tech into the 2015 MacBook, but thanks to a completely redesigned interior, DIY repairs on this laptop can be a real nightmare.