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Smart Homes Are the Future of Residential Architecture [Infographic]

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Over the last ten years, the amount of electronic devices on the market has risen at such an astonishing rate that it’s impossible to predict what’s coming next. The reasoning behind this phenom lies in how accustomed society has gotten to what kinds of smart solutions can solve…

Startups & Apps

Tantiv4 Introduces Universal Smart Button Remote To Simplify Your Life

By | Mar 30, 2017 at 5:50 pm

There are so many daily tasks and obligations in our lives that can fill our head make us easily distracted. From buying our weekly groceries and remembering to turn the lights off before we leave to making coffee and turning on the security alarm, it’s…

Opinion/Analysis

Samsung’s Latest Move Proves the Concept of “Ownership” Is Dying

By | Dec 12, 2016 at 11:20 am

Last Friday, Samsung announced their latest move in dealing with an explosion-prone smartphone: They are rolling out a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 update that will render the phone entirely inoperable. In short, they’re bricking their own nine-month-old product. It’s the most drastic move Samsung could…

Google

Google Is Taking Over the World and I Feel Fine

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Google has been one of the most commonly used company names in recent memory. From web searches and emails to smartphones and document sharing, this popular tech company has their hand in everything you can imagine. They have access to your video calls, your…

Google

Tony Fadell Just Left Nest

By | Jun 3, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Nest‘s CEO Tony Fadell today announced his departure from the company. Fadell founded the smart-home company and sold it to Google himself. The decision to leave, Fadell claims in his blog post, was in the making since last year. This year, Fadell led a move to brick Nest-owned…

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DC

Alarm.com IPO Expected to Hit June 26

By | Jun 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm

The Vienna, VA based security IoT company Alarm.com’s IPO is expected to be available on Friday, June 26 after filing an S-1 form with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on May 22, 2015. Specific terms and a valuation has not been set for…

Gear & Gadgets

6 New Tech Ideas for a Modern Smart Home

By | Jun 9, 2015 at 9:00 pm

For anyone who’s often dreamed of living in luxury and in style, a new day has dawned in the world of high-tech gadgets for the home. Now, homeowners across the country and the world are able to control their domestic surroundings with the touch…

Gear & Gadgets

Sesame and other Game Changing Smart Locks

By | May 6, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Sesame, by Candy House, Inc., recently finished up a very successful Kickstarter campaign (raising $1,428,519 with an original goal of $100,000) for their smart lock technology. Their success makes me wonder just how long it will be until the common house key is obsolete. We already…

Gear & Gadgets

Oco Home Surveillance Challenges Dropcam and Other Existing Systems

By | Feb 21, 2015 at 10:00 am

People are becoming more concerned about their safety, with the safety of their homes being a great priority. This results in a growth in terms of the home surveillance solutions available in the market, where Nest and Dropcam dominate but are seeing a more recent competitor, Oco….

Gear & Gadgets

Not a fan of Nest? Meet Two Dropcam Alternatives

By | Jan 14, 2015 at 11:00 am

Nest is an amazing company, bringing us some innovative and amazing household gadgets in the last few years. The Thermostat and the Smoke + Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm are probably their most well-known products but, in fact, Nest’s work is not confined to those products….

Business

NYC

Fear Not, This AI Personal Robot Means Humanity no Harm

By | Jan 14, 2015 at 7:00 am

At this point I’d be surprised if you didn’t know how Stephen Hawking feels about artificial intelligence – potentially, it’s life-threatening. But despite his warnings, the tech community is still seeing advancements and innovations in artificial intelligence sector inherent in companies like JIBO. Most…

Business

Internet of Things: What Enterprise Needs to Focus On

By | Oct 21, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Internet of Things, Internet of Everything, Industrial Internet, Second Industrial Revolution, Rise of the Machines – these are just some of the terms being used to describe what was known as M2M (Machine to Machine) communication until recently. If the names sound straight out…

Business

Key DLD Takeaways To Help You and Your Business in 2014

By | Feb 5, 2014 at 3:41 pm

DLD (Digital:Life:Design) celebrated their 10th conference anniversary this year. This annual invite-only conference, with 150 speakers and 1,000 people in attendance, brings together influential opinion-makers, industry leaders, startups and digital giants to Munich, Germany for three days of learning, networking and setting the stage for the coming…

Gear & Gadgets

15 Last Minute Holiday Gifts For Gadget Lovers

By | Dec 19, 2013 at 10:15 pm

So we’ve already published a bunch of great gift guides (here, here, here and here) but now we’re coming down the home stretch of this holiday season and if you’re like me you haven’t yet made one gift purchasing decision. Don’t worry, you still have…

Location Based Services

Kuala Lumpur

Winner of Malaysia’s Dragons’ Den: I Always Wanted to Be Different [VIDEO]

By | Jan 21, 2012 at 2:56 pm

Today is the beta launch of Voucheres, a web app for finding nearby discounts in Malaysia. Partnering with brands like the Body Shop, Converse, and San Francisco Coffee, it is launching in a “megamall” called Mid Valley in Kuala Lumpur. Cofounder Fadzli Shah Anuar…

Startup

Boulder

TechStars Graduate Simple Energy Gamifies Energy Saving

By | Nov 1, 2011 at 11:30 am

A host of startups are helping users save energy, from Opower’s energy reports to the smart thermostat from Nest Labs. But Simple Energy cofounder Yoav Lurie thinks users – despite their good intentions – need more motivation. “The premise in much of the industry…

Gear & Gadgets

San Francisco

Lead iPod Creator Unveils Nest: The Sleek, Smart Thermostat

By | Oct 25, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Green technology is making consumer appliances cool again: yesterday, former Apple iPod SVP Tony Fadell unveiled a smart thermostat called Nest. “We [are excited] to reinvent such an important yet unloved device that would make people’s lives easier and hopefully, make the world a…