Tag: smart home

Can a phone save you from your phone?

Can a phone save you from your phone?

Smartphones are a huge time suck and tech companies are trying to come up with solutions. There are gadgets like the Palm phone, or time-tracking apps built by Apple and Google that promise to limit distractions. In this week’s Processor, Dieter explores whether these options can actually help you use your phone a little bit…

Abode – Fueling the Z-Wave Alliance with the iota all-in-one hub – Interview – CES 2019

Abode – Fueling the Z-Wave Alliance with the iota all-in-one hub – Interview – CES 2019

We had the pleasure of speaking with Chris Carney, CEO and Founder of Abode, about the latest on their iota all-in-one controller, and how it is powering the Z-Wave Alliance section this year was CES 2019. Shop Abode on Amazon today: https://amzn.to/2SaFBeC FOLLOW US ON YOUR FAVORITE SOCIAL NETWORKS: Twitter – https://twitter.com/pocnetworknews Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/PocNetwork…

Smart home, domotica, videosorveglianza e l’invasione IOT. Tecnologia utile o supercazzola digitale?

Smart home, domotica, videosorveglianza e l’invasione IOT. Tecnologia utile o supercazzola digitale?

L’invasione sta arrivando! Saremo circondati da “oggetti intelligenti” che si parlano e fanno cose. In molti casi si tratta di #innovaxione per persone stupide, ma in altri possono essere un’opportunità sempre più alla portata di tutti per introdurre delle tecnologie utili in casa e che migliorano la qualità della vita.

Best laptops at CES 2019: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

Best laptops at CES 2019: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

CES 2019 was full of laptops, everything from GeForce RTX-equipped thin gaming laptops to AMD-powered Chromebooks to desktop replacements with swappable CPUs. A lot looked like last year’s bunch, but there were more than a few interesting exceptions. To cut through the deluge of announcements, we’ve rounded up what we think are the best laptops…

This adorable robot needs you more than you need it

This adorable robot needs you more than you need it

The Groove X Lovot companion robot isn’t useful — it’ll actually get in your way. Most robots promise to make your life easier, but Lovot is the opposite. The fuzzy little robot scoots around, following its owner through advanced AI capabilities and sensors. It can recognize up to 1,000 people, and when it spots someone…

The Lenovo Yoga A940 is a Surface Studio competitor

The Lenovo Yoga A940 is a Surface Studio competitor

The new Lenovo Yoga A940 has a hinge that’s similar to Microsoft’s Surface Studio. The Yoga A940 is an all-in-one PC targeted towards content creators, and it includes a stylus and a precision dial to adjust content in apps like Adobe Photoshop. But it also has some neat advantages: the precision dial can be switched…

We want this absurd smart desk with a built-in PC

We want this absurd smart desk with a built-in PC

The Cemtrex SmartDesk with a built-in Windows PC is an absurdly over-featured, three-monitor, adjustable standing desk with a dizzying number of other integrated features. It’s the closest approximation to most modern office workers’ dream workstation. The cheapest configuration costs $4,500, but it’s a setup we’ve love to have in our office. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The…

The Samsung Notebook 9 Pro has a much sharper design

The Samsung Notebook 9 Pro has a much sharper design

Samsung unveiled the Notebook 9 Pro at CES 2019. Samsung’s last few entries into its flagship Notebook 9 lineup have all been plagued by a similar problem: they looked and felt really, really cheap. Even recent models like last year’s Notebook 9 Pen felt and looked more like a $400 Chromebook than a $1,400 professional…