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iBeacon: Apple's NFC Alternative Explained

As of yesterday, anyone with a third-generation Apple TV and a Bluetooth 4.0 device running iOS 7 can set up their Apple TV with just a tap, …

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Wearables: the third wave of computing

<i>This article was taken from the January 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online,</i> …

Vigo Bluetooth headset stops you nodding off when you don't want to - Pocket-lint

If you could wear a headset that watches your eyes to track your tiredness, and then alerts you to stay awake, would you? No we probably wouldn't …

Wearable Tech

How SmartThings CEO Alex Hawkinson Is Growing The Internet Of Things

Alex Hawkinson is the founder of one of the leading Internet of Things startups. Here he tells us how he plans to make your home smarter.<p>Alex Hawkinson’s company, SmartThings, wants to be the hub of your smarthome–letting your wristband tell your coffeemaker and radio that you’re awake, so you can …

Apple's iBeacon And The Future Of Mobile Shopping

Mobile, mobile, mobile. It’s like the Marcia Brady of the retail industry. Everyone is talking about it and wants to cozy up next to its success, often at the expense of some of the more practical blocking and tackling that needs to be done in order to really capitalize on rising mobile …

Cisco claims Internet of Everything could generate massive global value

If you’ve been paying any attention to technology trends over the last couple of years, you’ve more than likely heard of the Internet of Things, …

8 Ways the 'Internet of Things' Will Impact Your Everyday Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bigger than the Industrial Revolution.<p>This is how some analysts talk about the budding "Internet of Things" and the innovation that will come as a result. We will start to see a plethora of "dumb" objects become connected, sending signals …

Internet of Things

Google Nest acquisition: Internet of things is next frontier for data, machine learning.

Much of the initial reaction to Google’s $3.2 billion purchase of Nest, the startup behind a popular home thermostat and smoke alarm, has been of the …

How to cope with the Internet of Things' dark side

(Editor's note: In this guest essay, Christophe Fabre, CEO of software services vendor Axway, outlines the pitfalls of connecting more and more objects and appliances to the web.)<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to usher in exciting new ways of enhancing our lives, doing our jobs, conducting …

CES Draws Attention to Non-Mainstream Technologies

As CES draws to a close, it’s clear that the annual confab of what used to be quaintly refered to as the “Consumer Electronics Show” is a much different event these days. Yes, it’s still <i>the</i> place for the likes of Samsung, Sony, LG and Vizio to show off their latest, greatest large screen TVs, for …

Wearable tech makers to ship 10 million units in 2014: Deloitte

Makers of wearable technologies are expected to sell 10 million units of smart glasses, fitness bands and watches globally in 2014, and generate …

Wearable Tech

Apple's iBeacon sensor technology gets another vote of confidence for use in location-based services

Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iBeacon technology will be used by Zebra Technologies to enable customized location-based advertising within retail stores and …

Apple’s imminent attack on mobile payments comes into focus

A new Apple patent application reveals that the company is interested in secure wireless “iWallet” payments based on various wireless technologies …

Can Wi-Fi or Bluetooth Supplant ZigBee or Z-Wave for Home Automation?

When it comes to home automation, the prevailing wireless protocols over the last few years have been Z-Wave, ZigBee (including closed …

Bluetooth joins sub for decommissioning

16 January 2014<p><b>A mini-submarine with wireless connectivity is being used to transmit live data on conditions in a legacy fuel storage pond at the</b> …

Nonin Medical Launches Finger Pulse Oximeter Featuring Bluetooth Smart Wireless Technology

Athletes, pilots and quantified-self trackers seeking an accurate and convenient way to measure their arterial blood oxygen saturation and heart rate …

The case for Wi-Fi in the Internet of Things

The Wi-Fi Alliance CEO tells Ars why Ethernet, Bluetooth, and others will fall short.<p>Whether it’s the "connected home" or the "Internet of Things," …