internet of things

The Never-Ending Death Of Smart Home Gadgets

The Never-Ending Death Of Smart Home Gadgets

I got my smart TV in early November 2016. It was a 50-inch Samsung”the largest size I could convince my then sceptical roommate to shell out for. We scored a modest deal. At roughly $US600 ($1,036) split between two poor millennials, it wasn’t half-bad. (Though, in retrospect, I should have…

Amazon Quietly Reveals Plan To Put Alexa In Almost Everything

Amazon Quietly Reveals Plan To Put Alexa In Almost Everything

Just when you thought Alexa wasn’t integrated into enough stuff, Amazon has casually announced a new way to add the artificially intelligent voice assistant to even the cheapest, dumbest things. The new technology is capable of running Alexa with the most basic processors and less than 1MB of memory. That…

I Reset The Dumb GE Smart Lightbulb

I Reset The Dumb GE Smart Lightbulb

I’ve spent most of my day thinking about the video going around describing the absurd, 12-part process that’s required to reset GE C-Life smart bulbs. So I bought some and performed the Sisyphean ritual myself.