Are Smart Speakers the Trojan Horse for Widespread Smart Home Adoption?

Smart home has yet to transition into mass market industry as providers fail to communicate value and need, finds Strategy Analytics BOSTON, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Smart home solutions continue to remain stagnant in the early adopter phase as providers are failing to convey a need for a connected lifestyle. Findings in a new report… Continue reading “Are Smart Speakers the Trojan Horse for Widespread Smart Home Adoption?”

Apple’s Phil Schiller Candidly Comments On Amazon Echo, Google Home

Apple’s Phil Schiller just shared his honest thoughts about the Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers. He also indirectly pointed out what he thinks is lacking in these devices. Gadgets 360 has finally published its interview with Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing when he was in Bengaluru, India last March. When Schiller was… Continue reading “Apple’s Phil Schiller Candidly Comments On Amazon Echo, Google Home”

Google’s Biggest Bets Take The Stage At I/O 2016

What’s Google up to? We’ll find out this week what the tech giant is planning and how virtual and augmented reality factor into its goal to remain the world’s most valuable company, as well as updates on the world’s most popular operating system, Android, and possibly details on a return to China. On Wednesday, Google CEO… Continue reading “Google’s Biggest Bets Take The Stage At I/O 2016”

Coldwell Banker Real Estate and CNET Define “The Smart Home”

New definition creates a clear, standardized designation for real estate agents, home buyers and home sellers MADISON, N.J., May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, the original Silicon Valley real estate start-up founded in 1906, in collaboration with CNET, the world’s largest and most trusted online source of consumer technology news and reviews,… Continue reading “Coldwell Banker Real Estate and CNET Define “The Smart Home””

Hololens Features Could Include AR And VR Modes

The developer version of the Microsoft Hololens may cost $3,000, but a recent patent application filed by Microsoft seems to indicate that the headset device could one day switch between augmented reality and virtual reality, ala the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive, seamlessly. Titled, “Head-mounted Display With Electrochromic Dimming Module For Augmented And Virtual Reality Perception,”… Continue reading “Hololens Features Could Include AR And VR Modes”

EPSON’s Moverio BT-300 AR Glasses Could Be The Beginning Of The End For VR?

Experts and technology companies have spent hours upon hours at Mobile World Congress this year talking about the future of VR. Will game-centric devices lead the charge? What is the best way to make the devices more mobile with your smartphone? EPSON says the future of VR could soon be made obsolete with augmented reality. Eric… Continue reading “EPSON’s Moverio BT-300 AR Glasses Could Be The Beginning Of The End For VR?”

Magic Leap Releases Augmented Reality Demo

LONDON — Augmented reality startup Magic Leap has shown off the latest demo of its technology, displaying high-resolution objects projected onto the world around us, including a retro-looking robot and a moving representation of the solar system. We don’t know what the technology looks like. We don’t know what it is really capable of doing. We… Continue reading “Magic Leap Releases Augmented Reality Demo”

Apple’s Follow Up to its Watch: a Smart Ring?

Since launching this spring, the Apple Watch’s level of success is still undergoing debate. Some say it was a flop, others say it’s too early to call, and many insist that sales were strong. Aesthetically, it’s a point of contention as well. But one thing’s for sure: it’s been… Continue reading “Apple’s Follow Up to its Watch: a Smart Ring?”

Robots, Holograms, Wearables: Tech History Of Fashion Week

Diane von Furstenberg. Photo: Diane von Furstenberg spring/summer 2013 Memorable moments during fashion month used to surround incidents like Anna Wintour being splattered with paint by anti-fur protesters, or Naomi Campbell taking a tumble in those sky-high Vivienne Westwood shoes. There have been incredible sets – Fendi on the Great Wall of China, everything from an… Continue reading “Robots, Holograms, Wearables: Tech History Of Fashion Week”

Moviegoers To Get Goosebumps With Virtual Reality

Special Event Puts You Inside the Movie With D-BOX Motion Systems CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of the worldwide release of Goosebumps, in theaters October 16, 2015, moviegoers can put themselves inside an action-packed scene from the movie in a virtual reality adventure with immersive motion by D-BOX with the Goosebumps… Continue reading “Moviegoers To Get Goosebumps With Virtual Reality”