internet of things

Just don’t buy that smart speaker

Alexa isn’t eavesdropping on your every conversation, secretly sharing them with whoever it likes, but even if it was there’s an easy way to avoid

And finally: LG’s next smartwatch may be called the Iconic

The week after CES is supposed to be a time for recovery and contemplation, or so the old adage goes. Instead, we got a whole

CES 2018 : All the biggest wearable tech announcements so far – UPDATE (Day 3)

We round up the latest smartwatch, VR and hearable unveilings from Vegas What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, they say. But after seeing a

Google’s $1.1bn HTC deal: 5 things to know

Google has gone shopping, spending $1.1bn on picking up some of the key Pixel team from long-time Android partner HTC. It’s not the outright acquisition

Bluetooth 5: everything you need to know

The new wireless standard brings a greater range, higher speeds and larger broadcasting capacity. But what else do you need to know? With the growing

eero 2nd-gen Review (2017): Mesh network’s star raises its game

PROS Speed increase over 1st-gen eero Option for family filtering and malware protection Easy setup and configuration CONS Still not a cheap router system eero

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa (2017) review

Verdict A sophisticated way to get smart functionality to your TV, with easy-to-use voice control For Alexa voice control Responsive UI Multiple streaming services Price

How 5G on wearables will make the smartphone era look like a warm-up

It’ll become ubiquitous, and then everything will change 5G is not just about speed. It may seem like just a logical step on from current

Crowdfund this : Wearable Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns to keep an eye on

If you’re looking for the most interesting wearable projects looking for funding on Kickstarter, Indiegogo or other crowdfunding platforms, you’ve come to the right place.

Logitech Pop Review: A smarter button for the IoT

It’s an awkward fact of life: the smart home, and the Internet of Things in general, is meant to make life more streamlined but can

Paradigm Premium Wireless Multiroom Audio System Review

At last count, 1.34 bazillion established companies and crazed startups were designing wireless streaming audio systems. The latest company to toss its Wi-Fi dongle into

Hive iOS app bug heats up UK homes too much

Companies, both in consumer electronics and mobile, have been quick to push the Internet of Things idea to customers. That haste, however, might be causing

ARM outs 32-bit Cortex-A32, better for IoT and wearables

It seems that smartphones and especially tablets are no longer the darlings of the silicon industry. Chip makers, like Intel, Qualcomm, and even MediaTek are

Ocean is a phone-size Linux server that runs on batteries

Servers are typically large machines that take up huge amounts of space on the floor or lots of space in a rack. A new Node.js

Samsung 2016 Smart TVs will have new GAIA security solution

It seems that for 2016, Samsung will be putting a lot of focus on its smart TV platform. After announcing that all its 2016 smart

New Kodak surveillance camera rivals Nest Cam with a lower price

While Google’s Next Cam is arguably the most popular connected home surveillance camera around, that doesn’t stop other camera makers from trying to compete with

Samsung Gear S2 hands-on: Tizen teaches Android Wear circles

    Samsung’s no stranger to the smartwatch, but it’s taken the arrival of the Gear S2 for it to finally embrace circular displays. There

The Gear S2 is great – now Samsung’s big IoT challenge begins

Samsung is off to a great start with the Gear S2 smartwatch, with its great UX and broad Android compatibility, but its challenge is only

Meet Mycroft, an open-source smart-home AI platform

The idea of a single product quarterbacking all of the connected gadgets in your home is an appealing one, but smart home hubs from names

Ilumi Smart LED Bulbs review; Bluetooth brains

  In the connected home space, lighting has become rather dull. Several lightbulbs change color, and can react to an app; it’s all fairly mundane