Wireless help for your plants

Parrot’s new Flower Power is a 4-inch Y-shape wireless monitor that you stick in your soil, where it reportedly measures the fertilizer level, moisture, temperature and sunlight.

QR codes for packaging

Consumers who want to buy a trampoline or a swingset now can see more of the item on the packaging.

New TVs weather the storm

Choosing between staying inside to watch the game or swimming in the pool might be easier, because a new line of weatherproof, flat-panel LCD TVs expands the options for bringing the entire party outside.