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Want a Nest Learning Thermostat? It's now on Google Play for $250

The Nest Learning Thermostat was earlier reported to be up at the Play Store but was eventually taken down. Now, it's officially on sale just in time for the Earth Day.

Smart Home April 24, 2014

Cybercriminals, computer viruses may soon invade your smart TVs: Eugene Kaspersky

A security expert reveals that cyber threats are continuously evolving and cybercriminals may soon come into our homes through our TV screens, as the latter are now being connected to the Internet. Read what he has to say.

Smart Home April 23, 2014

Sweden’s WizzCom makes 3D TV without the glasses, possible

Sweden's WizzCom 3D has launched a series of monitors delivering 3D imaging without the need for those pesky glasses.

Smart Home April 12, 2014

Get ready for your sixth sense: Mobile tech and Internet of Things entering next phase

Our mobile devices may soon be interacting with just about every other device in our lives as the Internet of Things readies for take-off.

Smart Home April 8, 2014

Google plans to disrupt smart TV market with Android TV

Rumors are abounding that Google is preparing to launch a new smart TV, dubbed Android TV, that aims at easier content accessibility and user friendliness.

Smart Home April 7, 2014

Google is working on Android TV for the living room: Is it similar to Amazon Fire TV?

Google wants the living room, and it is willing to make another bold attempt to make it happen. Android TV may be its best bet yet.

Smart Home April 6, 2014

Faulty Feature: Google Nest faces hiccups

As Google Nest recalls its smoke alarms, questions and hopes abound over the home safety company.

Smart Home April 5, 2014

Nest Labs halts sales of Nest Protect smoke alarm due to faulty Wave feature

Nest Labs has stopped the sale of its Nest Protect smoke alarm after the discovery of an erroneous feature. Here's what we know so far.

Smart Home April 4, 2014

Google launches Nest Learning Thermostat in the UK, sells for £249 with installation

Google has hatched another product for UK homeowners. It has launched its Nest Learning Thermostat and this is how it did it.

Smart Home April 2, 2014

Philips expands Hue line of smart lighting: 3D-printed lamp, Lux, and Tap

Representing the cutting edge of smart lighting, Philips has unveiled three new additions to their line of smart lighting products. The new additions take advantage of the latest technologies blending together both form and function.

Smart Home March 29, 2014

Turning water to wine: Say hello to Jesus-inspired Miracle Machine

At a time of 3D printers, wearable technologies, and the Internet of Things, who would have ever thought the Biblical tale of Jesus' first miracle of turning water into wine during a wedding in Cana can take place today? However, this time it's not Jesus who's performed the miracle; this time it is all about science and high-tech gadgetry.

Smart Home March 10, 2014

Nest CEO promises Google won't get to peek at your personal data (at least for now)

NNest CEO, Tony Fadell, has promised that he would allow users to opt-in if Google should make any changes to Nest's privacy policy. He also promised all users that he will be transparent about such changes, if and when they happen.

Smart Home January 22, 2014

CES 2014: Top 3 crazy tech you shouldn't miss

2014 International CES always has the wow factor. Before the world's largest consumer electronics show draws to a close on Friday, we've listed three of the most outrageous technology creations the show has to offer. Don't forget to check them out.

Smart Home January 10, 2014

CES 2014 heralds invasion of 3D printers

At the 2014 International CES, one can clearly see that 3D printing is here to conquer the world.

Smart Home January 10, 2014

This $8k tech-infused Sleep Number x12 bed gives full body massage and more

Sleep Number x12 bed unveiled at CES 2014 integrates technologies to personalize the sleeping experience.

Smart Home January 10, 2014

Goji Smart Lock promises to keep your house safer

The Goji Smart Lock comes with built-in camera and works with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to keep away unwelcome guests.

Smart Home January 9, 2014

LG has big plans for webOS smart TV in 2014 (Photos)

LG Electronics is keeping up the fight in the smart TV market by revealing its plans for a new range of webOS-powered TVs at CES 2014, less than a year after it acquired the software from HP.

Smart Home January 8, 2014

Roku TV unveiled, boasts of over 1,000 apps (Photos)

Roku has announced the launch of Roku TV, a new type of smart TV technology to be applied to a new generation of smart TVs in partnership with Hisense and TCL.

Smart Home January 7, 2014

Are you ready for LG webOS TV?

LG is rumored to launch a smart TV with webOS at the 2014 International CES.

Smart Home December 31, 2013

World's largest UHD TV by Samsung rolls out for $150,000

Samsung has rolled out 110-inch UHD (4K) TV in select countries for $150,000. The rest of the world will have to wait for now.

Smart Home December 30, 2013

LG to unveil chatty appliances at 2014 International CES

LG will put on display its new line of appliances that have the ability to communicate with their owners.

Smart Home December 27, 2013

LG takes on Sonos with stylish, new wireless audio system

LG has announced the launch of a new wireless multi-room audio system, the NP8740, which can be used to stream audio to speakers in different locations of a home.

Smart Home December 24, 2013

Google smart thermostat in the works?

Forget user data. Google now wants to take a peek at how consumers use electricity with a smart thermostat called EnergySense.

Smart Home December 18, 2013

MyLIFTER lets you lift heavy objects with just a finger

An app-controlled device allows users to lift up to 50 pounds of heavy object.

Smart Home December 16, 2013

Birdi smart air monitor may pose threat to Nest Protect

Birdi, which has hit Indiegogo, claims to be better than a smoke detector. It monitors levels of pollutants in the air and can also send notifications about pollution, fire and battery levels straight to your smartphone.

Smart Home December 14, 2013

AllSeen Alliance working to make the Internet of Things a reality before 2020

With the new AllSeen Alliance, the Internet of Things could be a reality before the year 2020.

Smart Home December 10, 2013

LG promises update to end Smart TV spying charges

LG has promised to release a software update to address allegations that its Smart TVs were collecting user data without permission.

Smart Home November 23, 2013

LG Smart TV is really smart - it spies on you

LG Smart TVs are collecting detailed logs of data and sending them to South Korean factory unencrypted.

Smart Home November 22, 2013

Nest Mobile 4.0 gets new look, support for Nest Protect

Popular thermostat controller app Nest Mobile for iOS and Android gets update and Nest Protect support.

Smart Home November 17, 2013

New Roomba promises to keep your floor dirt-free

iRobot's Roomba 880 is faster, quieter and more efficient than its predecessor.

Smart Home November 13, 2013

Chromecast rival PLAiR 2 unleashed: What you should know

Chromecast has a new rival, the PLAiR 2.

Smart Home November 5, 2013

65-inch ultra-HD Apple TV likely in 2014: Analyst

A 65-inch ultra-HD Apple TV will likely launch in Q4 2014.

Smart Home October 24, 2013

Apple iWatch: More of home automation, less of smartwatch?

Apple iWatch may be able to control various electronic gadgets at home.

Smart Home October 13, 2013

Nest Protect smoke alarm - Why the media is going gaga over it

There's good reason why the media is going gaga over Nest Labs' Nest Protect smoke alarm.

Smart Home October 12, 2013

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