Home, connected home. The front door opens with a tap on an iPhone. The lights come up as if by magic. The oven sends a text: Dinner is ready. Sounds great, but I can’t shake the feeling that one day, maybe, just maybe, my entire apartment is going to get hacked.
One of the fiercest battles in technology is about to kick-off – and it’s for our very own homes. Even if only in passing you are sure to have heard of the “Internet of Things” concept where every modern day object – even the most mundane – is expected to be connected and accessible from… [read more]
The company plans to announce major software that will allow people to use their iPhones to remotely control their homes, according to a report in the Financial Times. The company’s move into home automation comes shortly after Microsoft disclosed plans to integrate home automation into Windows 8.1 by announcing a partnership with Insteon.
A recently-granted Apple patent seems to lay out some of Cupertino’s thinking about the future of Siri and the Internet of Things: and it’s spooky. The patent suggests plan to put sensors in every room of the house.
The lure of wearable technology and its application to health is tremendous- so tremendous that even the richest company on the planet-Apple, can’t resist it apparently. And so goes the recent insider news that has captured the attention of people worldwide “Apple is developing software and sensors that can predict heart attacks”. Not so fast… [read more]
Apple is reportedly looking into developing a device capable of predicting heart attacks.
Android-derived operating systems will account for 32% of PC market next year.
Building on rumors from July, an Israeli financial journal has reported that Apple “finalized the purchase details” on a plan to pay $345 million to acquire 3D motion and machine vision firm PrimeSense. The acquisition is not yet confirmed by both parties, though the report by Calcalist said that “notice of the transaction is expected to… [read more]
According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight.
The hyper-connected smart home of the future promises to change the way we live.