Drone shot You can't get a direct flight to the tiny Pacific islands of Vanuatu. Nearly 2,300 air miles east of Australia, the island-nation is remote enough that its government is testing the use of drones to deliver vaccines to the island's children. UNICEF is also onboard for the trial which will last into 2018.
Companies from UPS to Wal-Mart are exploring how to use drones to deliver goods. But drones are being considered for humanitarian reasons as well, such as the trail in Vanuatu. The first phase will begin later this summer, in August, testing how well the drones can fly, with actually delivery of vaccines starting in February and March 2018 on some of the islands.
Wi-Fi wired New homes will be able to get Wi-Fi Certified through a program from the Wi-Fi Alliance. The new Wi-Fi Certified Home Design program is meant to make sure new home construction places Wi-Fi spots optimally—so there aren't dead spots where devices, smartphone and other gadgets can't connect to the internet.
Alexa security shortcuts If you've have a home security system that 's watched by a outside company, you probably think you're bound by their network. But there are ways to create shortcuts with Alexa, so you can ask your security system to run certain tasks—even if the security company doesn't officially offer the task. We have five Alexa security skills to get you started.