Devices

Crossing the Chasm: Prepare Your Smart Home Platform For Mass-Market Adoption

In this second instalment of our IoT series, we take a brief look at the history of IoT convergence and investigate how an emerging wave of smart devices look set to accelerate IoT adoption in the home.

Crossing the Chasm: Prepare Your Smart Home Platform For Mass-Market Adoption 2017-08-11T02:49:35+00:00

Money makes the Internet of Things go round

This week, the tech world is focusing on all things coming out of Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. And while much has been said about Mark Zuckerberg's entrance at a Samsung event, we've been doing our best to focus on some of the less well-reported stories that we think will have long-term implications [...]

Money makes the Internet of Things go round 2017-08-11T02:57:10+00:00

New smartphone designs challenge our hearts & minds

Did we miss a conference* for new smartphones or technology? You see, last week we came across the digital equivalent of an exhibition hall of new phone announcements and each one leaves us in a near-panic like state of crave. Seriously, some cool as heck new phones are in the works – or should be [...]

New smartphone designs challenge our hearts & minds 2015-07-20T06:20:37+00:00

Are wearables the precursor to our Cyborg future?

This week there has been a lot of news about wearable technologies, and while on the surface it all looks really cool, we can’t help but wonder about where it is all leading … Are we on a path to the creation of actual cyborgs (you know, half human/half machine, like [...]

Are wearables the precursor to our Cyborg future? 2017-07-30T09:53:30+00:00

Samsung plans to heat up the Internet of Things with new Artik chips

The phrase "Internet of Things" (IoT) has been around for many years now, but the ways we use this term is really just starting to get hot now. And last week, at the Internet of Things World expo in San Francisco, Samsung officially dove in to the deep end of the IoT pool with the launch [...]

Samsung plans to heat up the Internet of Things with new Artik chips 2015-05-19T18:46:50+00:00

Makers of the world, your 3D printer is waiting

Now this is really nifty. Sometimes, you see an item in the news, and you just want to share simply for its coolness factor. This is one of those things. Actually, it is a Thingiverse. Confused? Don't be! We'll lay it all out for you. Earlier this month it was reported in VentureBeat that the [...]

Makers of the world, your 3D printer is waiting 2015-04-30T17:35:14+00:00

The evolution of emoji and our digital communication

Wouldn’t it be nice if your emoji actually looked like you? Up until just last week, if you wanted to add cute smiling faces (or frowny faces) to your mobile messages, you were limited to little characters who generally speaking only looked like a small portion of the world’s overall population (you know, with skin [...]

The evolution of emoji and our digital communication 2015-04-16T13:15:40+00:00

Feel the burn: Amazon’s Fire TV Stick is hot

When it comes to rolling out new ideas and products, Amazon is simply crushing it. The pace of innovation, new product releases and updates coming from Amazon is blazing fast. Last week they announced access to unlimited file and photo storage via the Amazon Cloud Drive service. According to The Next Web, Amazon’s Prime members, [...]

Feel the burn: Amazon’s Fire TV Stick is hot 2015-04-02T08:38:59+00:00

Our view of the Samsung Developer Conference

There are a select few names that immediately come to mind when you talk about mobile devices. One of those names is Samsung. The Samsung Galaxy line has been dominating the Android space for several years. After years of electronic devices getting smaller, Samsung can be rightly credited with the emergence of the phablet (phone [...]

Our view of the Samsung Developer Conference 2014-11-19T10:35:30+00:00

Our review of the iPhone 6

It appears Apple has done it again with its new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models. Sales through the first weekend of availability topped 10 million according to the tech giant. That record smashed Apple’s previous number of 9 million units when the iPhone 5s and 5c were released. To put it in even greater [...]

Our review of the iPhone 6 2014-09-30T08:02:08+00:00