Tag Archives: Internet of Things

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Raspberry Pi Keeps Wowing Us Even Two Years After Launch

As computers grew smaller and more powerful over the last couple of decades, they also became sleek and pre-packaged, eroding the tinkering ethos that fueled many early... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/17/14

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Why Farmers Are Connecting Their Cows to the Internet

The Internet of Things is a vision of a world in which most objects are connected, transmitting updates about their performance so the people who use them can learn to do... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/3/14

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There Are 7 Billion Mobile Devices On Earth, Almost One For Each Person

The adoption of new technologies is accelerating, and nowhere is the trend more obvious than in mobile computing. It took telephones some 45 years to enter mainstream use... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/18/14

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Wristband Lets Users Unlock Bitcoin Wallets With Heartbeats

We’re tempted to file this one under “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” A wristband, called Nymi, that taps the user’s heartbeat as a biometric... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/12/14

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Do You Trust Internet-Connected Appliances Enough To Let Them Run Your Home?

The idea that household appliances need Internet-connected capabilities has always seemed over the top. Take the example of Samsung’s infamous “smart fridge.”... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/3/14

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A Tile or Two to Keep Tabs on Things for the Absent-Minded

Some of us are more prone to misplacing items than others, but we’ve probably all lost something small and important at some point. Never fear - a more connected,... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/1/14

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The Humble Toothbrush Gets an Internet Makeover

The Internet of Things appears to be expanding out from the poles of industrial machinery and everyday household items. Among the latter category, we can now count smart... more

Written By: | Posted: 01/21/14

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Intel Aims For Post-Smartphone Era With SD Card-Sized Computer

Up to now, wearable computing has been a niche market dominated, but for Google Glass, by startups. Yet, with the tiny size and low cost of sensors and chips, wearable... more

Written By: | Posted: 01/9/14

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