Category: Smart Home

Home and Away

Amazon widens smart device portfolio for homes and cars In the market for smart home products, Amazon has been going from strength to strength, dominating many device categories with solid…

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Assessing the Coronavirus Fallout for Tech

How is the outbreak affecting technology companies? CCS Insight’s vice president of forecasting, Marina Koytcheva, explores the implications of Covid-19 for the technology industry. Marina will also be sharing additional…

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Smart Wallpaper Boosts Wi-Fi Signal

Technology holds the promise of better-connected small devices Many connected household devices, given their small size, offer little space for placing antennas, thereby complicating the task of providing a good…

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Spotify Consolidates Its Podcast Offering

Streaming service buys podcast network The Ringer This week, Spotify announced plans to acquire sports and entertainment media company The Ringer in its quest to become the world’s leading audio…

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Selling the Smart Home

Samsung showcase illustrates its smart home vision Over the years I’ve seen numerous attempts by manufacturers of smart home products to showcase their offerings. Different companies have experimented with various…

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CES 2020: Wednesday 8 January

Headlines from the Las Vegas tech playground Today we bring you the final round-up from our team at CES. Check out the video below for our highlights from the day…

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CES 2020: Tuesday 7 January

Headlines from the Las Vegas tech playground Our third briefing from CES 2020 highlights announcements from the show’s official opening day. Watch the video below for a quick summary of…

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Expectations for CES 2020

We look forward to the first show of the new year In an end-of-year special edition, we predict some of the technology on display at CES 2020. Key members of…

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Alexa Speaks Hindi

More localization opportunities exist in India Amazon has added full support for the Hindi language to Alexa in India, making the retailer’s virtual assistant and Echo smart speakers usable to…

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Expectations for IFA 2019

Electronics trade show kicks off in Berlin The CCS Insight team is back in Berlin for the annual IFA event. IFA has become one of the key showcases for the…

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