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Tag Archives: Podcast
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The Awair Glow plugged into my bedroom wall. Kevin kicks off the show with his thoughts on Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference news, including Siri’s new IFTTT-like abilities. We continue with...

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“Let’s raise the bar on data privacy and make the Internet safer.”  With the imminent arrival of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), this was one of the points...

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The Misty II is cute and somewhat affordable. The Wi-Fi Alliance has created a new standard for mesh networks, and Kevin and I are on top of it, discussing what it means, who’s participating, and...

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The Fibaro HomeKit compatible button is $ 60. This week was a big one in the tech ecosystem with Microsoft and Google both hosting their big developer conferences. Microsoft’s featured a lot more IoT....

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The Smart Wall research was conducted at Disney Research. The first step is building a grid of conductive materials. Later, researchers painted over it. This week Kevin and I discuss Amazon’s big...

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The IKEA Tradfri lights have expanded to include colors and wall-mounted flat lights. This week’s show finds me in Sweden pondering Alexa Blueprints, the Amazon Echo for kids and Amazon’s smart...

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My Nest Hello fresh out of the box. Microsoft plans to spend $ 5 billion on the internet of things, and it’s more than the usual shell game that big firms play with these sorts of announcements. We...

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The Airthings Wave is a smart radon detector for €199.   Intel said it would sell its nine-year-old IoT acquisition Wind River to private equity firm TPG this week. We explain why, and offer some...

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The Nest Hello doorbell is now available, and sells for $ 239. Like the rest of the tech media, Kevin and I kick off the show with a discussion about data collection and privacy in light of the allegations...