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Google next bet is Home Mini and Home Max

  • 08/10/2017 at 22:51 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Google Home FamilyLast week Amazon announced a new set of Echo products, furthering their foray into smarthome technology. Not to be outdone, Google has responded by showing off their two new Google Home models, the Mini and Max home speakers. They are designed to cater to the low and high end markets respectively and improve on the original Google Home smarthome tech already available on the marketing.

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Swidget – Powering a smart home

  • 14/08/2017 at 21:21 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

SwidgetSwidget, currently on Kickstarter, is an updated power outlet for the digitally enhanced smart home. The device works as a simple power outlet, but unlike anything else, the gadget has features that you can add and change. Swidget looks to take away a lot of mess from around power points and make your home smarter and neater.

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New Amazon Echo Show to give free calls, among other features

  • 09/05/2017 at 23:07 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Amazon Echo ShowThe Amazon Echo has been one of the more popular smarthome devices released over the last few years. Now the company hopes the latest incarnation will make up for what the short-lived smartphone under their brand lacked.

With the Fire phone, there just wasn’t enough traction to ever get a phone service off the ground for the massive online retailer. The Amazon Echo could be a better bet, as it allows for the expanded capabilities of their smarthome flagship. Free calls is enticing, especially with the Echo Show as the latest version, providing a 7″ high definition screen.

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Samsung releases POWERbot VR7000 voice controlled robot vacuum

  • 29/12/2016 at 06:22 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Samsung Powerbot VR7000Samsung has taken another step into smarthome control products with the release of¬†POWERbot VR7000, a smart robot that vacuum’s via voice control.

POWERbot VR7000: The Next Roomba?

The POWERbot VR7000 is an interesting product. It follows by an idea that we have already seen, though in a less advanced state. The comparisons to the Roomba, a long existing vacuuming robot that auto tracks through the home, are easy to make. But Samsung promises that this product will be so much more.

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