Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

smart homes


SwitchBot Lock turns dumb lock smart without breaking doors

August 30, 2022 8:59 am

SwitchBot Lock is an easy-to-install tool that transforms any ordinary lock into a smart lock which can be unlocked using various methods.

Voice assistants open the doors to smart homes, but is India listening?

October 03, 2018 7:48 am

The arrival of Amazon Echo and Google Home with their ability to control smart devices through voice commands and that too in your own language has become a catalyst for adoption in India.

Xiaomi Mi Home Experience Store comes to Delhi, will showcase products not launched in India

May 09, 2018 6:49 pm

Xiaomi's Mi Home Experience Store comes to Delhi. This is Xiaomi's third experience store in India, the company's second-largest market after China.

Novel conducive paint can turn walls 'smart': Study

April 24, 2018 6:49 pm

A new paint has been developed by scientists, that can be sprayed onto walls to make them 'smart'.

iRobot Roomba 606 robotic vacuum cleaner launched in India: Price, features

March 19, 2018 6:07 pm

iRobot has launched its robotic vacuum cleaner, the Roomba 606, in India. The advanced robotic vacuum cleaner is priced at Rs 19,990.

Common smart devices can be easily hacked: Study

March 14, 2018 8:14 pm

According to researchers, many common smart home appliances are liable to hacks and security threats.

Amazon could expand Alexa's smart home offerings post Ring acquisition

March 05, 2018 7:16 pm

In the race to equip homes with smart devices, Amazon's purchase of Ring could help its voice-assisted digital speakers function across a uinique range of smart appliances.

Over 90 per cent Indians expect IoT devices to simplify lives: Report

February 23, 2018 2:30 pm

A study by Tata Communications has reported that over 90 per cent of Indians believe smart devices that function with Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities, would be able to make their lives easier.

CES 2018: Smart homes could soon see Alexa draw you a bath

January 10, 2018 6:23 pm

Among the gadgets being displayed at CES 2018, many innovations show how much technology has become routine in our lives.

Smart homes risk privacy security: Here's how to keep devices safe from hackers

December 29, 2017 4:54 pm

As smart devices further influence our daily lives, here's how users can ensure being safe from cyber threats, and maintain privacy.