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It’s Day 1 for Amazon Devices: Amazon expands its Echo device lineup, previews Alexa...

Amazon has unveiled a range of Echo devices at the Amazon Devices Event hosted in their Seattle headquarters, yesterday. The products announced included a...
Amazon Echo vs Google Home

Google to allegedly launch a new Smart home device

In the midst of all the leaks related to Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL regarding whether Google will embrace iPhone like notch or...

The iRobot Roomba i7+ is a cleaning robot that maps and stores your house...

iRobot, the intelligent robot making company revealed its latest robot vacuum, the Roomba i7+ yesterday. It is a successor to the Roomba 980 which...

Home Assistant: an open source Python home automation hub to rule all things smart

We have Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Phillips Hue for smart actions in your home. But they are individual and require different controls. What...

Cortana and Alexa become best friends: Microsoft and Amazon release a preview of this...

Yesterday, Microsoft and Amazon announced a public preview of the integration of their intelligent digital assistants, Cortana and Alexa for US users. Both Cortana...
Apple IoT

Apple joins the Thread Group, signaling its Smart Home ambitions with HomeKit, Siri and...

Apple is now a part of the Thread Group’s list of members, alongside its top rivals - Nest (a subsidiary of Google) and Amazon....

Microsoft Surface Go is now shipping at $399

Microsoft’s tiny two-in-one tablet Surface Go is now shipping! Microsoft launched Surface Go last month, as the smaller, and cheaper version of its expensive...

Microsoft launches Surface Go tablet at just $399

Microsoft stepped up its tablet game by releasing the all-new Surface Go yesterday. The 10-inch Windows tablet looks exactly likes its expensive and popular...
Amazon Echo vs Google Home

Amazon Echo vs Google Home: Next-gen IoT war

IoT has been around for a while now and big players like Google, Apple and Amazon have been creating buzz around smart devices over...

5 DIY IoT projects you can build under $50

Lately, IoT is beginning to play an integral part in various industries, be it at the consumer-level, or at the enterprise side of it....

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