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Apple iPhone home automation system for connected devices expected to debut at WWDC

Apple iPhone home automation system for connected devices expected to debut at WWDC

By 26 May 2014

Apple will allegedly unveil a new software system next month that'll convert your iPhone into a remote control of sorts for home automation, it's claimed. The Financial Times, which has a pretty good track record, reported that Apple wants to tackle the... >>

Fibaro's Home Center 2 and Home Center Lite hubs bring easy home automation to the UK

Fibaro's Home Center 2 and Home Center Lite hubs bring easy home automation to the UK

By 13 May 2014

Fibaro UK has launched an Internet of Things-like home automation system. It uses one of two control modules that rely on the Z-Wave wireless protocol to connect with almost any type of device, gadget, and appliance found in your home. Z-Wave is a wireless... >>

Bosch HomeConnect platform will offer one app to control your home appliances, regardless of brand

Bosch HomeConnect platform will offer one app to control your home appliances, regardless of brand

By 25 April 2014

BSH (Bosch Siemens Hausgerate) is launching a unifying platform called HomeConnect designed to connect all your home appliances, regardless of the brand. Talking at the IFA Global Press Conference 2014 in Belek, Turkey, Dr Claudia Happ, digital transition... >>

Google X explained: What's really going on at Google's secret lab?

Google X explained: What's really going on at Google's secret lab?

By 21 January 2014

Google revealed last week that it is working on a smart contact lens that can measure glucose levels in diabetics' tears - but that's just one of the many outlandish projects currently in development at the not-so top secret Google X lab. The name Google... >>

Rogue smart fridge deals out spam, the email kind

Rogue smart fridge deals out spam, the email kind

By 17 January 2014

In a world first, a fridge has been found as part of a spam email cyber attack. But it's not alone as smart TVs and media players were involved in sending over 750,000 spam emails between 23 December and 6 January. Security firm Proofpoint uncovered the... >>

Internet of Things explained: What is it, and can it really change the world?

Internet of Things explained: What is it, and can it really change the world?

By 15 January 2014

You've probably heard the phrase "Internet of Things" and simply assumed it's a complex, nerdy term for a niche industry. Google's $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest proves it isn't niche. That doesn't mean Internet of Things isn't complex. The industry... >>