News - 2016050401 - A new study has uncovered a number of security flaws in Samsung's SmartThings
Samsung’s IoT SmartThings platform suffers from serious security issues, says report..
News - 2016042904 - Yes, someone made a smart clothes peg
It seems nothing is safe from the Internet of Things revolution. The latest attempt to make a household object smarter is Peggy, a connected clothes peg by Australian detergent brand OMO. A few basic components sit inside its orange shell, including a thermometer, UV sensor and humidity detector. Th..
News - 2016042903 - Maybe the best smart lock
The best smart lock: It depends in part if you own or rent your home...
News - 2016042902 - Uses IFTTT to automate your life
Google's OnHub router uses IFTTT to automate your life: Recipes make the router a bigger part of your connected home...
News - 2016042901 - This Bluetooth router connects to 22 devices from 1,000 feet
Surprisingly enough, Bluetooth has become one of the best methods for connecting smart devices. Internet of Things standards like Zigbee and Z-Wave still have plenty of issues, and WiFi, while popular, draws too much power to be effective for managing several smart devices. Meanwhile, most devices s..
News - 2016042805 - This "smart mattress" lets people keep tabs on their spouses
Finally, a gift for the insecure tech fan who has it all but hates confrontation: Smarttress, a Spanish-born infidelity trap and, according to the company, “the very first mattress that makes your body relax by night and your mind by day, when you’re not at home.”..
News - 2016042804 - Philips' Hue 2.0 app adds a host of new 'smart' features
Philips unveiled an app update for its Hue smart lights on Thursday. The iOS- and Android-ready program has been completely revamped, including a new UI...
News - 2016042803 - Xiaomi aims to double smart home device sales this year to $1.54 bn
Xiaomi aims to double sales of smart home technology devices like rice cookers and air purifiers this year ..
News - 2016042802 - Logitech's Harmony app brings smart home control to Android TV
Activities can control temperature, lighting and sound with a single click of the remote...
News - 2016042801 - Billionaire investor co-leading a $100M investment in smart home company
Billionaire Peter Thiel Co-Leads $100 Million Investment In Smart Home Company Vivint..
News - 2016042704 - Play 'Fetch' With Your Dog Anywhere In The World
This smart ball allows you to play fetch with your dog from anywhere in the world..
News - 2016042703 - A Smart Hotel in Istanbul for Tech-Savvy Travelers
Located in Ataköy Marina, the new hotel is the brand’s first foray into Istanbul, where they worked with I-AM to design the brand, interior, and digital elements. The concept was to design a hotel for young, active, and tech-savvy travelers with priority given to tech and communication innovations f..
News - 2016042702 - Feather and pluck Nest?
tado° raises capital to feather nest – and pluck Nest? - German tech firm tado°, a smart home play focused on climate control, has announced that it copped nearly $23 million in its latest round of funding. This is in addition to the nearly $34 million raised previously. tado° is focused on its..
News - 2016042701 - Device that turn your router into a smart home hub
Can this Indiegogo gadget integrate Nest, Home Kit and Echo?..
News - 2016042604 - Bluetooth Air Conditioner on Kickstarter
Noria aims to reinvent the air conditioner as a sleek, easy to install smart device..
News - 2016042603 - Singapore Is Taking the ‘Smart City’ to a Whole New Level
SINGAPORE—This wealthy financial center is known world-wide for its tidy streets and tight controls on personal behavior, including famous restrictions on the sale of chewing gum to keep the city clean...
News - 2016042602 - 7 devices to help your smart home guard against fire
From smoke detectors to smart batteries, these devices will let you know if trouble strikes at home...
News - 2016042601 - SmartThings poaches Amazon director to start simplifying the smart home
SmartThings has hired Robert Parker away from Amazon to oversee future hardware and software development as its new SVP of engineering. At Amazon, Parker served as a director of engineering, spending five years working on a number of the company's top projects, including Alexa, the Fire TV Stick, an..
News - 2016042507 - Amazon Echo’s newest trick: adding events to Google Calendar
Amazon's smart home-connected speaker Echo continues to get regular updates with new functionality and connected service, including everything from controlling the lights and thermostat, to playing Spotify and ordering a pizza. However, while the Echo, and in turn its digital assistant Alexa, has lo..
News - 2016042506 - SmartAll has launched a new AI butler.
The hub, which is on sale at Kickstarter, is a small camera with an LED strip around it. It is able to recognize up to five family members and customize a room to their liking — it is also able to spot intruders and create a “panic mode” where the lights and alarms turn on. Users are able to livestr..