Category: Smart Home

Generation AX

Qualcomm introduces new chipsets for 801.11ax Earlier this year we wrote about the importance of the other next-generation wireless standard, Wi-Fi 6. While 5G has been making headlines across the…

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The Samsung KX Experience

Inside the new King’s Cross playground “Welcome to Samsung KX. Please leave your limitations at the entrance. This is not a shop. It’s a sort of tech playground, game arcade,…

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Crowd-Sourcing Crime Fighting

Home security ecosystems redefine Neighbourhood Watch schemes Earlier in 2019, the small US town of Wolcott began a programme to encourage its citizens to install and use Ring’s Neighbors app….

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Doctor Alexa

Amazon’s Alexa called on to help patients in the UK Last week, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) announced that it’s teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice to…

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Amazon’s re:MARS Mixes Humility and Ambition

Event showed how Amazon’s scale shapes its view of the future Amazon’s inaugural re:MARS public event in Las Vegas has just finished. It developed from a private conference that Amazon…

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Wing Takeoff

Drone delivery gets stamp of approval This week, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that Alphabet’s Wing Aviation has received certification to operate as an airline, in a first…

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Virgin Media Debuts Intelligent Wi-Fi

UK provider positions speed and price as competitive advantages This morning, Virgin Media announced the launch of Intelligent Wi-Fi, a service that aims to optimize the broadband experience for consumers…

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Guardians of the Galaxy

Samsung’s New Stores May Signal Apple-Like Retail Expansion Yesterday, Samsung opened three new Samsung Experience Stores in the US. The move coincided with the announcement of the Galaxy Fold and…

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Making a Mesh of Things

Eero Gives Amazon Stronger Position in the Smart Home On Monday, Amazon announced that it has agreed to acquire Eero, one of the leading innovators in the market for home…

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BT Unlocks Complete Wi-Fi

Operator Lays Foundation for Further Forays into the Home Last week, BT announced it’s extending availability of its Complete Wi-Fi service to all its fibre broadband customers. Initially launched in…

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