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T-Mobile’s Nest Security Bundle Offers Cellular Backup

11/08/2017, T-Mobile today announced its entry into the connected home security market with the T-Mobile Nest security pack. It’s going to launch this bundle on November 10th. The T-Mobile Nest security bundle provides users with cellular backup. Magenta is...

Garmin Speak Brings Alexa To Your Car

10/17/2017, If you’re not willing to buy a new car just to get Alexa functionality on the road, then maybe you should check out Garmin’s new product. Garmin and Amazon have launched a new device that looks kind of like the Amazon Echo Dot. It’s...

Nest Unveils New Smart Doorbell And Security Camera

09/20/2017, Nest today unveiled two new smart home products. Nest Cam IQ outdoor is a smart security camera with facial recognition technology. The Nest Hello is a smart doorbell with HD video capability. The camera is a successor to the Nest Cam IQ indoor that was...

Qualcomm IoT Push Goes From Chips To Complete Platforms

10/21/2016, In the past week, Qualcomm has been pitching developers and hardware partners in Hong Kong and when it comes to IoT (Internet of Things), Qualcomm has gone from discrete chips to platform, in a big way. In the past, the company has created various...

Snapdragon Ready For Connected Cameras

10/18/2016, We already know that Qualcomm is very serious about IoT, but it is about to make a new push in Connected Cameras and enable partners to create pressure and disruption in the coming months. Qualcomm will address that market with a complete Connected Camera...

Chromecast Audio Arrives To Simplify Music Streaming

09/29/2015, Google today announced a new variant of its Chromecast streaming device that aims to simplify music streaming, it’s a simple little device that allows users to stream music from their smartphones to any conventional speaker. It basically does for...

August Smart Lock Now Works With The Apple Watch

08/02/2015, For those who are unfamiliar, smart locks are basically a more hi-tech lock where instead of relying on a key, you can use your smartphone to unlock it. Granted there are locks that use key cards, but with smart locks, you can use it with an app and share...

Density Sensor Lets You Know How Crowded A Location Is

08/02/2015, As fun as bars are for friends to meet up and hangout, sometimes it gets a bit too crowded which in turn kind of ruins the experience. Having no place to move, lining up for the bathroom, people bumping and spilling drinks on you, and so on can quickly...

NetVibes Has Evolved Into A Dashboard For Smart Devices

02/11/2015, A decade ago Netvibes was created as a tool that would allow the developer to keep an eye on his 17 blogs from just one location. The idea caught on with users, because on the first day of its launch Netvibes had over 15,000 users, and over the years it...

Custom Windows 8.1 OS Preview For Internet Of Things Released

08/20/2014, A few months back Microsoft outlined its vision for Windows’ future, which includes bringing it over to the Internet of Things. We hear IoT a lot these days, companies like Samsung, Intel and even BlackBerry are working on it. Internet of Things...

Insteon Brings Home Automation To Cortana

07/21/2014, There’s no doubt that Microsoft sees home automation as one of the areas where Cortana can really shine. Cortana is the virtual assistant that Microsoft officially unveiled when it confirmed Windows Phone 8.1. It is already available in the U.S....

Apple Reportedly Developing Its Own Smart Home Hardware

06/26/2014, When Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the company is going to enter into new product categories this year, many thought that he was talking about smartwatches and voice-enabled HDTV sets. Rather interesting claims published in a report today make it seem like...