Smart appliances stories - Page 2
Back to basics, how to get started on your smart home journey
It can be a bit overwhelming to get started on your smart home journey, here are three basic products to get you going...
Remote controlled toilets and electronic piggy banks, three ridiculous ‘smart’ appliances
In the realm of the odd but handy, behold iKettles, Porkfolios, and high-tech loos, blending convenience with a touch of the bizarre.
From mood lighting to a disco rave, Heelight is a smart-bulb that promises it all
Revolutionary Heelight bulb set to light up homes in ANZ with its 16 million colours, catering to every mood without needing Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.
Hyundai Mobis creates NFC-based smartkey for vehicles: Encryption & authentication at the core
Encryption and authentication technologies are able to encrypt data between the vehicle and smartphone; as well as accurately identify the requests.
Out with the card, in with the new: Kiwis are looking for new ways to pay for goods and services
New Zealanders embrace tech with 65% keen on alternative payment methods, Visa survey reveals.
Bitdefender BOX launches in Japan for smarter home device security
Bitdefender BOX is a solution that allows customers to protect their home networks from malware, hackers, ransomware, phishing & other online threats.
Technology changing the face of retail, exec says
Electricity retailers are urging for a robust debate on emerging technology, with the customer at the forefront of the industry's development plans.
Grumpy tech guy: Are smart appliances aimed at dummies?
If opening the fridge door to see what’s in the fridge is too much of a chore then great, you’ve saved yourself 15 seconds.
Intelligent systems revenue to exceed $2.2 trillion by 2020
IDC forecasts that intelligent systems will have a CAGR of 7.2% from 2015-2020, with revenues exceeding $2.2 trillion in 2020.
All new 9.7-inch iPad Pro comes to New Zealand
Apple has released an all new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and says it will be available to order March 24 for a starting price of NZ$1,049.
Kiwi ingenuity strikes again with world's first smart car mount
Kiwi entrepreneur launches Kickstarter campaign for Bluejay, the first smart car mount. Campaign has already raised $15k.
Sharp rolls out interactive whiteboard built for the classroom
Sharp has announced the release of a new interactive whiteboard for the classroom, just in time for a new school year.
Hands-on review: Neo Smartpen N2
The Neo Smartpen N2 proudly claims to bridge the gap between paper and digital. Artists, writers, scribblers will find this a welcome addition.
Road to 2025: Digital economy to hit $4.8trillion during second digital revolution
A fresh wave of digital transformation is coming, with industries across the board impacted by the ‘Second Digital Revolution’.
Governments are investing more in education technology
There is a direct correlation between investments into education and a country’s prosperity, according to Transparency Market Research.
Smart Technologies brings collaboration tools to ANZ
Smart Technologies has launched its kapp product family in Australia and New Zealand, targeting the education and business sectors.
Sonos announces new flagship smart speaker and tuning software
Sonos has announced a new flagship smart speaker, the Play:5, and its Trueplay tuning software will be available later this year.
Hands-on review: Belkin Home Automation Kit
The Belkin range of WeMo products can transform your rooms into a smart and secure home or workplace, either in-home or remotely.
Proliferation of smart devices continues
Smart devices are no longer limited to mobile phones, bracelets and home appliances. Now, there are devices to take care of all our basic necessities.
Consumer adoption of Internet of Things inevitable, study shows
IoT adoption set to soar in next decade, with 30% of consumers planning to purchase an in-home device in next 2 years.