connected devices

Notifications Are The Next Platform

As the world moves from web to mobile, we’ve been thinking deeply about how people will discover mobile products and services and how we will find and access all the things we need in our digital li

Elemental Path Debuts The First Toys Powered By IBM Watson

A company called Elemental Path is developing a new line of smart toys for children which will be powered by the super computing system IBM Watson, enabling the toys to engage in real and personalized

Canonical Launches IoT Version Of Ubuntu Core

Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, wants to bring its operating system to more connected devices and intelligent objects with the launch of its “snappy” Ubuntu C

The FTC Warns Internet Of Things Businesses To Bake In Privacy And Security

The FTC has raised concerns about the complexity and privacy risks posed by the rise of an Internet of Things, with some 25 billion connected objects predicted to be online in 2015, and so-called smar

The Rise Of The Sensornet: 4.9BN Connected Things In 2015, Says Gartner

Gartner is predicting a 30 per cent jump in the number of connected objects in use in the wild from this year to next as sensing connected devices proliferate in an Internet of Things (IoT). In a fore

Ex-Nokians Crowdfund A Device To Democratize The Internet Of Things

The sensor-stuffed Thingsee One is designed to democratize the Internet of Things by allowing users to easily configure a particular function within a companion mobile app, so without needing to be a

Apple TV Could Become A Home For HomeKit Smart Devices

Apple’s HomeKit is still in its earliest days, with the connected home framework technically shipping with iOS 8 but not offering up any consumer endpoints to explore just yet. The latest beta o

Google Chromecast Is The Top “Connected Device” App

Google’s Chromecast is the most popular “connected device” – or so infers a new report from app analytics firm App Annie, which analyzed the top apps associated with connected

Wink’s Connected Home Collection Arrives At Home Depot

Everyone's gunning to be the platform for your smart home, including Apple and Google, but Quirky spin-off startup Wink has its range in stores as of today at The Home Depot, giving it access to a mar

Home Alone?

Connected devices company Nest, now owned by Google, has been lauded -- mostly, it must be said, by the tech press -- for turning its attention to upgrading the utilitarian devices in your home. But p

Long-Delayed Connected Device Tile Finally Starts Shipping

The Bluetooth-powered lost item finder called Tile, which last summer raised $2.6 million via crowdfunding, has finally begun shipping, the company now claims. Early backers may be a bit skeptical, gi

Evernote CEO Details His Company’s Plans For A Wearable Future

There’s a conundrum facing software developers these days: Wearable tech is clearly an area of keen interest among consumers and industry watchers, but how to prepare for mass market adoption in