LG unveils smart home products

LG Electronics will showcase its latest smart home technology at IFA 2015 in Berlin this week to enhance the lives of consumers. LG's new SmartThinQ Sensor can be attached to many traditional home appliances to make them ...

Samsung announces new push into Internet-connected gadgets

Samsung wants to sell the digital brains that will go into billions of "smart" home appliances, industrial sensors and other Internet-connected gadgets—even if the gadgets aren't made by Samsung.

At The Gadget Show: BlackBerry promotes security expertise

BlackBerry says it will use its expertise in secured messaging services to offer new ways for cars, home appliances and other devices to communicate with each other while keeping data secure and private.

Hackers could make smart homes stupid—or worse

Imagine the smart home of the future. Thanks to a central controller and wi-fi, not only does the thermostat power up and warm or cool the house as you are heading home. Smart light bulbs come on low at dusk and brighten ...

Samsung to buy US tech firm SmartThings

Samsung said Friday it had reached a deal to buy a US home automation startup SmartThings, as the South Korean electronics giant aims to expand beyond the increasingly saturated smartphone market.

Tokyo fair showcases latest sex aids

The latest sex aids are no longer simple gadgets, with many now digitised and linked to smartphones—some manufacturers at a Tokyo fair even insist they are just like home appliances.

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