Tag: Connected Objects

Ring To Make Two-Factor Authentication Mandatory

Ring 2017 March Shoot Advertising Ring has recently come under fire when some of its practices, which involved collecting data and sending it to third-party companies, were discovered. The company later came forward where they stated that in a future update, they plan on beefing up its privacy and security and also giving users an […]

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Samsung Has No Plans To Sell The Galaxy Home Mini Separately For Now

Last year, Samsung kind of launched the Galaxy Home Mini. However, its launch was classified as a beta and it was only available in South Korea. It was expected that the company would launch the device at its Galaxy Unpacked event last week, but that did not happen. Instead, Samsung once again kind of launched […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Home Mini Is Now Available, Sort Of

galaxy home miniAccording to the rumors and reports, Samsung was expected to officially announce the availability of the Galaxy Home Mini smart speaker at its Unpacked event. That did not happen, but it seems that the speaker is actually now available, although not exactly in the way that many of us imagined. Advertising In a […]

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Amazon Leads The Smart Speaker Market, And Google Isn’t Even Close

Smart speakers have been around for a few years now, and we have to give Amazon credit for kind of kicking it off. While digital assistants aren’t new, Amazon made a very smart move early on by opening up Alexa to third-party developers, thus allowing them to flood the market with smart speakers. Advertising As […]

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A Cheaper HomePod Might Finally Be Released This Year

As far as smart speakers are concerned, Apple’s HomePod is definitely not one of the cheaper options out there. At an initial launch price of $349, it was definitely more expensive than many of the options out there, plus reviews of the speakers aren’t exactly glowing, meaning that it is an expensive pill to swallow […]

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Philips Hue Bulbs Had A Security Flaw That Allowed Hackers To Remotely Control It

If there is one problem with many smart home devices is that how secure they are depends from device to device. This is because at the moment, there is no standardized security amongst these devices, and as such, it’s not surprising to learn from time to time that a smart home device could be compromised. […]

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