You have probably heard recently about the ransomware attack that hit over 100 countries last week, and caused havoc for many large companies including the UK’s National Health Service. This attack brought hospitals and doctor’s surgeries to their knees, cancelling operations and causing legitimate worry for a health service already under severe strain.
Amazon have been doing rather well in the home hub department of late. The original Echo was a blockbuster hit, as was it’s smaller sibling, the Echo Dot. The recent release of the Echo look (a smart camera that gives you fashion advice) is yet to prove it’s worth in the market, but from what we have seen so far, it will probably carve out a niche for itself to some degree
With the huge success of the Amazon Echo, and Amazon Dot devices, it was only a matter of time before the online retail giant looked to capitalize on even more customer-centric data, and the brand new Echo Look seems to be just such a device. While it is not available to everyone, Amazon have started taking requests for the device, which they are currently pricing at $200.
This is the news every Google Home user who doesn’t live alone has been waiting for, the ability to have your information relayed specifically when you interact with it. While this news has sent the Google-verse into a spin, you shouldn’t get too excited yet, as the card seems to have been sent out by mistake, and the functionality this card purports to give, sadly isn’t there.
At the recent Samsung Galaxy S8 keynote, the Korean manufacturer not only announced the release of a new flagship smart phone, but also introduced us to Bixby, their new voice and touch controlled assistant. While this area of tech is looking ever more crowded these days..
Many of us have grown up with sci-fi TV shows and the promise of household robots relieving us from the boredom of every day task such as cleaning, cooking, taking the kids to school, walking the dog, and taking the rubbish out. While the C-3PO style of robotic helper may be quite a few decades away, robots are already entering the home in many different ways.
Throughout recent years, the smart home industry has been growing significantly. With that in mind, we’ve decided to share with you our ideas of what you should expect in innovation in the smart home in 2017 and the home automation industry as a whole.
Just a few weeks ago the 2017 annual Consumer Electronics Show took place and some of the biggest names in the Smart Home Industry took to the stage to present their latest and greatest gadgets. To recap the best home automation has to offer, here’s our round-up of the best CES 2017 smart home technologies review.
Saving energy and security are among the top priorities of homeowners, who look into the implementation of smart home solutions, according to a research done by Bosch and Twitter.
The Smart Home Industry in 2016 didn’t saw much innovation in terms of devices. However, more and more huge tech companies decided to step into the home automation scene. Here are some of the most notable moments and news for the smart home from 2016.
Today Australia homes are getting smarter with the release of The Telstra Smart Home. The company offers two subscription-based services, the first being “watch and monitor”and the second aimed at “Automation and energy.”
Solar City and Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the exciting Tesla Solar Tiles Panels. However, as we are on the verge of a solar revolution, should you consider going solar?
Google Home is finally available on the market and we dive into a deep discussion of whether or not Google has managed to bring a valuable product that will replace the Amazon Echo.
New smart home products make the home automation experience easier and more seamless, letting more people get into the world of home automation.
Earlier this week, Philips unveiled their new Hue lights that have better green lighting. Recently, the company also introduced their Philips Hue motion sensor into their and partnered with Huawei to deliver a better and more seamless smart home lighting experience.
Google officially unveiled the Google Home Hub at their recent MadeByGoogle event. The answer to the Amazon Echo, the hub will have far-field voice recognition with touch controls and integrated Hi-Fi speaker.
Apple is working on an Amazon Echo Competitor device that will help iOS users control lights, appliances and other devices in their homes with the use of voice commands. Even though the news is relatively exciting to Apple fans, smart home enthusiasts are on the fence. But why is that the case?
Google unveiled ‘Google Allo’ a new messaging app, that above all else, features a glimpse into a new AI-assistant. The new Google Assistant will be able to help out users, much like Google Now, but with a personality and better functionality.