Neowin News Feed for: Smart devices devices/ Neowin News Feed for: Smart devices en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Huawei introduces HarmonyOS to unify all kinds of smart devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today, Huawei shared more details of its HarmonyOS operating system, which is going to be used to connect all kinds of smart devices, including smartphones, wearables, TVs, and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 02 Jun 2021 12:26:06 +0000 Nothing plans to release wireless earbuds this summer, gets $15 million from Alphabet <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei&#039;s new company, Nothing, is planning to release a set of wireless earbuds this summer, with more products coming later this year to build a smart ecosystem. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Tue, 09 Feb 2021 12:46:01 +0000 Report: Facebook's Echo Show competitor will be Portal for $499 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>We&#039;ve known that Facebook was working on it&#039;s answer to Amazon&#039;s device, but a new report suggests that the unit already has a name and price and will be revealed at the F8 developer event in May. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Tue, 09 Jan 2018 20:16:02 +0000 CES 2018 starts Monday - Here's what you can expect <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>One of the biggest electronics shows in the world kicks off next week, and we will be there to bring you all the latest news and product info. In the meantime, here&#039;s a rundown of what to expect. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Sat, 06 Jan 2018 15:00:04 +0000 Kohler unveils smart bathroom products that know their sh*t <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Smart technology in the home is becoming more prevalent, from entertainment to security to comfort. Now it appears to be coming to one of the more private spaces, the home of your porcelain throne. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Fri, 05 Jan 2018 17:02:01 +0000 Roku branching out from TVs to smart assistants and systems <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Roku has been rather successful with its streaming option on OEM TVs, but the company now wants to expand into a system that connects entertainment components wirelessly, and offers a smart assistant. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:44:01 +0000 LG is using its ThinQing cap for smart air conditioners and filters <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While you usually think about voice recognition and smart technology for home electronics and smartphones, you don&#039;t usually think about them for air purifiers or conditioners. LG has, however. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Wed, 20 Dec 2017 18:26:01 +0000 Amazon launches second generation Echo and Echo Plus at a surprise event <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The all-new Echo comes with a dedicated bass tweeter and a modified, shorter design. The company held a surprise hardware event where it launched a slew of products pertaining to the Echo line. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gurkaran Singh) Wed, 27 Sep 2017 19:14:01 +0000 A botched update to smart locks leaves many locked out <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Although smart locks offer a wide range of conveniences, there is the off chance that something can go wrong since it&#039;s a connected device. This seems to be the case for around 500 locked out users. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Tue, 15 Aug 2017 03:38:02 +0000 Microsoft enters the smart home market with a slick Cortana-based thermostat <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft partners up with Johnson Controls in the hopes of competing in the smart home market. The result is a modern and beautiful GLAS thermostat that you can control through Cortana. <a href="">Read more...</a> (George Karmpoulonis) Wed, 19 Jul 2017 22:38:01 +0000 Amazon quietly rolls out its own Geek Squad competitor to set up smart home devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon has quietly rolled out a competitor to Best Buy&#039;s Geek Squad, where Amazon employees will visit customers&#039; homes and set up smart devices for a fee. The service is available around 7 US cities. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vishal Laul) Tue, 11 Jul 2017 18:56:01 +0000 You can now control your smart home devices directly from Google Assistant <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has introduced a new feature called &quot;Home Control&quot; for its Google Assistant on Pixel devices. It allows you to control your smart home devices directly from your smartphone. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Zaid Tariq) Sat, 11 Feb 2017 09:46:01 +0000