Connected home appliances could leave most-sensitive data ‘vulnerable’ to hackers

By on April 20, 2015 at 7:16 PM.

Connected home appliances could leave most-sensitive data ‘vulnerable’ to hackers

As modern home appliances are increasingly linked to the Internet, the possibility of savvy hackers breaking into your virtual home and stealing your identity, bank and credit card information and any other personal information they can use, is on the rise too, experts warned. More →
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Indian government plans to promote start-ups on IoT tech

By on April 13, 2015 at 3:16 PM.

Indian government plans to promote start-ups on IoT tech

The government is mulling offering incentives to VC-funded start-ups, which work on Internet of Things technologies, as it aims to attract such early stage funding as well as tap the huge potential of this sector for a boost to 'Make in India' programme. More →
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Philips’ Hue Go is a smart portable bowl of light

By on April 2, 2015 at 7:09 PM.

Philips’ Hue Go is a smart portable bowl of light

Philips has introduced a new color-changing smart light to the Hue family called Philips Hue Go, this summer and with a built-in, rechargeable battery, we will be able to take it around with us. Philips Hue Go is in a shape of a hemisphere. More →
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Xiaomi’s Mi Power Strip is as big as a pencil box with USB and fast charging ports

By on March 31, 2015 at 3:03 PM.

Xiaomi’s Mi Power Strip is as big as a pencil box with USB and fast charging ports

At its fifth anniversary event in China, CEO Lei Jun also took the wraps off the Mi Power Strip. This power socket is priced at 49 Yuan (Rs 495 approximately) and is as small as a pencil box. More →
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Xiaomi launches Mi Smart Scale priced at Rs 1,000

By on March 31, 2015 at 2:57 PM.

Xiaomi launches Mi Smart Scale priced at Rs 1,000

On its fifth anniversary, Xiaomi today launched a number of new products. One of them is the recently teased smart scale, which comes with a Mi Fit companion app that can keep track of up to 16 people. Priced at 99 Yuan (approximately Rs 1,000), Mi Smart Scale can weigh anything between 5-150 Kgs. Xiaomi claims it can track changes as low as 50 grams - so if you drink a glass of water, the scale would be able to detect it. More →
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This is Xiaomi’s Bluetooth-enabled smart weighing scale that could launch tomorrow

By on March 30, 2015 at 1:25 PM.

This is Xiaomi’s Bluetooth-enabled smart weighing scale that could launch tomorrow

Xiaomi is hosting an event tomorrow on the occasion of its fifth anniversary. The Chinese company is not only promising “big surprises,” but CEO Lei Jun is also expected “to launch new Mi product(s).” While it is keeping things under wraps, we might have some idea about what could be launched tomorrow. More →
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Xiaomi working on “smart” running shoes that will connect to your smartphone: Reuters

By on March 16, 2015 at 5:34 PM.

Xiaomi working on “smart” running shoes that will connect to your smartphone: Reuters

After unveiling connected devices like wristbands, and air purifiers among others, Xiaomi it seems is turning its attention to footwear. As per Reuters, the company along with Chinese sportswear company Li Ning, are developing a new generation of "smart" running shoes. More →
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Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki are using this ‘connected tennis racket’ to better their game at Australian Open

By on January 21, 2015 at 1:49 PM.

Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki are using this ‘connected tennis racket’ to better their game at Australian Open

The Australian Open is underway, and the players are looking at putting their best foot forward. This time around, in addition to hours and hours of practicing, players like Rafael Nadal and Caroline Wozniacki are turning to technology to keep a track of their performance. A new Internet of Things device has cropped up in the market, and has managed to catch a few top player's attention. More →
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CES 2015 Live: Parrot’s Pot and H20 automatically waters plants from your smartphone

By on January 5, 2015 at 3:07 PM.

CES 2015 Live: Parrot’s Pot and H20 automatically waters plants from your smartphone

Gardening is a hobby too cumbersome for many. Even though many enthusiast, would love a green backyard, taking care of the plants often takes a toll. To make gardening seem less worrying, French company Parrot has designed a new smart pot for your plant, called as Parrot Pot along with another device called H2O. Both the devices, unveiled at CES 2015, sends alerts to your phone when the pot is parched. If that isn't enough, it even waters the plants for you! More →
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Intel introduces its ‘Internet of Things’ platform to kickstart development of connected devices

By on December 10, 2014 at 2:33 PM.

Intel introduces its ‘Internet of Things’ platform to kickstart development of connected devices

After the wearable segment, Intel has announced a new Internet of Things platform to promote the idea of connected devices and accelerate its deployment. Intel has used its chips, security and software to build a new platform to make it easier for companies to build Internet-connected smart products. More →
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