You're never on your own with Google Home
Published in Reviews
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 15:23

You're never on your own with Google Home


Review: UK version not quite there yet

I'm not too sure just which phrase sums up the internet of things (IoT). In these early days, perhaps it's the Wild West of legend or maybe it's like Sicily during the bad old days of the Mafia. Is it gunslinging or a quick shot to the back of the head by one of the families?

IoT garage door owner has product bricked
Published in News
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 12:07

IoT garage door owner has product bricked


Don’t complain about your IoT device


One of the darker aspects of the Internet of Things is that it places yourself totally at the mercy of companies which believe you have to do what they say and accept whatever poor service they offer.

Snapdragon 210 to support Android Things later this year
Published in Processors


First supported device with an LTE modem


Later this year, Qualcomm plans to release Android Things for its Snapdragon 210 mobile processor and the first demonstrations are expected to take place next week during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Wiston chairman says notebook industry facing a crisis
Published in Notebooks


Market stagnation from an industry led only by Microsoft and Intel


While most notebook brand vendors expect the notebook industry to grow steadily in 2017 as a result of increases in shipments, at least one ODM vendor is claiming that the proliferation of more feature-rich smartphones, tablets and other handheld devices is still a good reason to consider otherwise.

Internet of things causes university to tumble
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 05:08

Internet of things causes university to tumble


“Don't keep all of your IoT networks in one basket”

Yesterday the security team of a university’s IT staff faced an uphill struggle attempting to identify the origins of a campus-wide internet takeover that was eventually discovered as an assault coordinated through web-capable vending machines and other connected devices.

Intel drones at Super Bowl were not live
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 17:34

Intel drones at Super Bowl were not live


Alternative facts

Intel simply cannot get a break it seems. The company faked drones flying in the super bowl 51 and in reality, the whole Lady Gaga Intel and Pepsi logo parade was recorded a week earlier. The FAA would not allow 300 drones to fly over the heads of tens of thousands of people. 

LG to put Wi-Fi in all its products
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 12:45

LG to put Wi-Fi in all its products


IoT if you want it or not

LG says that all its products will ship with Wi-Fi connectivity from this year.

Norton puts security into IoT
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 11:00

Norton puts security into IoT


Protecting your fridge from hackers

Symantec has announced that it has come up with an IoT router which can secure your Internet of Things. 

Feature phone users are a weird bunch
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 23 December 2016 13:50

Feature phone users are a weird bunch

 
Dinosaurs yes, broke no

A new survey pours cold water on the myth that people use feature phones because they can't afford a smartphone.

IoT market to be worth $500 million in 2020
Published in News
Friday, 09 December 2016 15:15

IoT market to be worth $500 million in 2020


Connect everything

A report by a research company is predicting that the internet of things (IoT) revenues will soar to be worth $500 million in 2020 in the USA alone.