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Protecting Your Smart Home Devices From Hijackers

Hijackers or online scammers are always on the lookout for vulnerabilities in home networks. Many people are unaware of the dangers of a hijacking, while others are more than prepared to fend them off. Millions of modern homes are installed with one or more Internet-connected devices, such as light bulbs, locks, thermostats TVs and lighting… Continue reading »

Miami Has Plans To Implement Smart City Technology In The Near Future

Miami Has Plans To Implement Smart City Technology In The Near Future

Civic Smart Technology is being implemented into metropolis cities around the world. In the future, the youth will be studying about Smart Technology in classrooms, since it is becoming mainstream. This technology is capable of simplifying how government’s operate and residents live, with air quality checks, security monitoring, energy efficiency and diverting drivers from traffic… Continue reading »

Google Home Gets Smarter With Belkin WeMo And Honeywell Integrations

Google is playing catch-up with Amazon, adding new third-party integrations weekly. The Google Home has been updated to support both Belkin WeMo and Honeywell Smart devices. This means that users will be able to request Google Assistant to switch on the thermostat or lighting fixtures utilizing voice commands.  

Research By Parks Associates Shows U.S. Broadband Households Would Share Data From IoT Devices For Good Technical Support

Parks Associates, an IoT research firm, conducted research on how important data from IoT products and technical support was to U.S. broadband households. The research shows that customers would exchange their IoT data for technical support benefits, such as product updates, tips to better use the product and warranty information.

LG Levitating Portable Speaker PJ9 Will Compliment Your Home In More Ways Than One

LG Levitating Portable Speaker PJ9 Will Compliment Your Home In More Ways Than One

Millions of people are installing Smart devices in their home, because they offer an array of advantages. For example the Amazon Echo, a wireless Bluetooth speaker has had more success than any other Smart gadget on the market, reaching over 6 million sales. All the while, Google is playing catching up with its Bluetooth speaker,… Continue reading »

What You Need To Know About Installing A Smart Thermostat

Smart thermostats are becoming very common, even though there is no consensus on what actually makes the device “Smart”. However, there are two primary features that homeowners should be on the lookout for, Wi-Fi and state-of-the-art programing capabilities. The Smart thermostat’s programing capabilities are far more complex than the time-and-temp programing features found in the… Continue reading »

Baidu Unveils Its New Voice-Centric Home Robot At CES 2017

Baidu Unveils Its New Voice-Centric Home Robot At CES 2017

Baidu, a Chinese-based tech giant, unveiled its new Amazon Echo copycat, Little Fish. The robot features a large screen display, camera, microphone and a Smart speaker. While Little Fish is similar to Amazon Echo and Google Home, it is also very unique in that it offers video chatting and video streaming directly to the screen…. Continue reading »

New Research Reveals American Consumers Would Be Willing To Switch Insurers To Get Discounts For Smart Home Products

Research findings by NTT DATA, revealed that American customers would be willing to switch insurers, just to get discounts on their homeowners insurance policy for utilizing Smart Home devices. In fact, the research showed that two out of three customers would be willing to make the change.  

Suning Introduces A Comprehensive Lineup Of Smart Home Products At CES 2017

Suning Introduces A Comprehensive Lineup Of Smart Home Products At CES 2017

Suning Commerce Group, a China-based non-government retailer, showcased a comprehensive lineup of Smart products from its Suning platform at CES 2017. The CES platform allows developers and device manufacturers to showcase their technological and scientific innovations. China accounted for one third of the exhibitors at the event held in Las Vegas, Nevada.