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Rolls-Royce Cocktail Hamper

You'd expect nothing less than luxury when you see the Rolls-Royce name, and that's exactly what you get with this Rolls-Royce Cocktail Hamper. The …

Automotive Design

App Lets You Chat Even If You Don’t Have Internet or Cell Connection

The next time you’re at a crowded place unable to send a message because of a congested network or poor signal, hold off on tearing out your hair. FireChat is a messaging app that lets you chat with others without a connection — Internet or cell.<p>Thanks to an iOS 7 feature called Multipeer …

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Why Apple Will Enter the Home Automation Market

For years, home automation has been the exclusive province of the very rich or extremely technical.<p>Companies you’ve probably never heard of, such as AMX, Control4, Crestron, Elan, HomeLogic, Colorado vNet, Vantage and Zenpanion have provided the platforms and many of the fundamental products, while …

Google Glass Revolv Demonstrates How Automate Your Home (video)

Revolv the creators of home automation devices and systems that can be controlled via your smartphone, have this week released a new video …

Meet Revolv, The Missing Link To The Modern Smart Home

Automated homes are nothing new. For decades, people have toiled over connecting household object to intranets and servers in a desperate attempt to simplify lives. But the work rarely justified the results. Then came the so-called Internet of Things. Nest, Sonos, Hue, Yale Locks; all these …

LG, Sharp, Qualcomm and others team up to make your house even smarter

In the rush to connect our personal devices, manufacturers have often launched products and platforms that run completely independently of the gadgets we already own. In an effort to break down those barriers and encourage innovation in connected homes, some of the biggest names in electronics have …

IFTTT adds a location channel for its iOS app

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Good news for the iPhone-toting(s aapl) If This Then That lovers out there. The service has added a native iOS location …

Wireless Home Automation Tutorial!

Tell Siri to Open your Garage Door with Raspberry Pi

We all know Siri as the lovable (?) Iphone assistant you can talk to if you need mundane info like the nearest Mexican restaurant or the tallest actor to ever appear in movies. But now, Raspberry Pi Forum user DarkTherapy has figured out how to order Siri to open his garage door.<p>He runs SiriProxy …

Belkin WeMo Wi-Fi to JenNet-IP Bridge Gives Every Light Bulb an IP

A quick home automation video demo video of the JenNet-IP system controlling lighting via Wi-Fi. NXP and Belkin WeMo are collaborating to show this …

SmartThings Raises $12.5 Million to Internet Some More Things

SmartThings, the open platform for powering home-automation efforts, has received $12.5 million from Greylock Partners and Highland Capital …

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The Internet of Everything Moves Home Automation Toward the Mainstream | The Network | The Network

For as long as I can remember, tech companies have been touting home automation as the next big thing. And for just as long, it has failed to happen as systems that were too expensive, too complicated, and too unreliable failed to catch on with any but the most gadget-crazed of consumers.<p>Today, …

How To Quit Cable And Continue Watching All Your Shows (how to)

In the wake of the CBS/Time Warner Cable dispute, many families are reevaluating their cable providers, and it’s no secret that more and more homes …

Smart Watches - MIT Technology Review

Eric Migicovsky didn’t really want a “wearable computer.” When he first conceived of what would become the Pebble smart watch five years ago, as an …

Google Glass