Other stories about smart devices

Scam alert: Beware of using your smart device to look up a phone number

Rather than searching the internet to find the phone number of a business, many of us are now simply asking our smart devices to...
Happening Now August 16, 2019

Your smart TV can get viruses -- here's how to check

As we pack our homes with smart devices, many of us may not realize that they are just as vulnerable to viruses and malware...
Happening Now June 19, 2019

Strange smart home gadgets you have to see to believe

Technology has been called many things, such as amazing, incredible, innovative and so much more. Rarely is it referred to as wacky, kooky or...
Tips March 22, 2019

7 Apple Watch features you should be using

The Apple Watch is a marvel of technology and has taken what once was only a sci-fi fantasy and turned it into a reality....
Tips February 4, 2019

Security flaw in this smart appliance's software leaves owners in hot water

As the smart home revolution continues, we continue to turn basically everything we have into smart devices. With this convenience comes serious risks. With...
Happening Now December 28, 2018

10 useful smart gadgets under $50

You might think that this whole 'smart house' craze might be something you can't afford, but as this tech advances, it is becoming more...
Happening Now October 12, 2018

Get ready for a barrage of Alexa-enabled appliances from Amazon this year

You might think that gadgets like the Amazon Echo are just fancy internet-connected speakers, but think again, they have evolved to become the central...
Happening Now September 18, 2018

Don’t waste money on this smart thermostat accessory

For many people, smart thermostats are an important part of a home. More intuitive than traditional thermostats, they are able to save people money...
Happening Now September 6, 2018

11 smart devices you never knew about before now

You may be surprised by how many appliances have been redesigned for "smart" purposes. Many of them sound strange or frivolous at first, and...
Columns September 1, 2018

Hackers stole casino's high-roller database using the lobby fish tank

Of all the benefits of modern technology, "smart" devices may offer some of the best. Depending on your budget and lifestyle, nowadays you can...
Happening Now April 16, 2018