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Silicon-Labs-collides-with-Amazon-to-create-Amazon-Sidewalk

Silicon Labs collides with Amazon to create Amazon Sidewalk


Monday, September 21, 2020 by

Silicon Labs announces a collaboration with Amazon to support Amazon Sidewalk, a shared network created by neighbors who share a small portion of Wi-Fi bandwidth to help their devices work better at home and beyond the front door. Silicon Labs’ wireless solutions for Amazon Sidewalk will enable developers to create IoT products with encrypted cloud communicatio...


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Keep kids busy with SugarCoded by SmartGurlz


Friday, April 3, 2020 by

Are you looking for constructive ways to keep your children stimulated and engaged during the COVID-19 school shutdown? SmartGurlz founder Sharmi Albrechtsen beat out 40,000 other entrepreneurs on ABC's Shark Tank and negotiated with guest "shark" Richard Branson, before closing a deal with Daymond John on her line of groundbreaking toys that use an a...


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Linux Foundation open sources Project OWL


Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by

The Linux Foundation announced Project OWL’s IoT device firmware effort will be hosted at the Foundation and is inviting developers worldwide to build mesh network nodes for global emergency communications networks. Project OWL, the winner of Call for Code 2018, is a cloud-based analytics tool that helps facilitate organization, whereabouts, and logistics for disa...


MyPrivacy-app-has-officially-launched

MyPrivacy app has officially launched


Tuesday, March 3, 2020 by

MyPrivacy has officially launched. The breakthrough product, which was built to make privacy vulnerabilities easy to manage for the average user, is a one-stop app that offers a VPN, App Lock, Password Manager, Private Browser, Photo Vault, and Social Permissions Manager sharing a simple, user-friendly platform. The app has already been downloaded over 300,000 since ...


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Sandwich Board Development Kit now available from Tuya Smart


Friday, January 24, 2020 by

Global IoT platform, Tuya Smart announced that its new “Sandwich Board Development Kit” is now available for IoT and connected device developers. The new platform includes a collection of 19 integrated development modules, which can be “layer stacked” like a sandwich to create a complete IoT prototype in less than an hour. “This kit...


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Best buy discontinuing mobile platform for smart home devices


Monday, September 9, 2019 by

Best Buy has announced it is discontinuing its mobile app platform for controlling its Insignia brand of smart home devices. Some of the products include its Insignia smart wall plugs, Wi-Fi light switches, smart camera, and its Wi-Fi freezer. Chris Olson, CEO of The Media TrustIn the post GDPR world, operating an app, not to mention a smart home platform, will be co...


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Microsoft Azure Sphere certified processor coming in 2020


Friday, June 21, 2019 by

NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced a collaboration with Microsoft to deliver a new Microsoft Azure Sphere certified crossover applications processor, as an extension to their popular i.MX 8 high-performance applications processor series. The collaboration will deliver a secure, ultra-efficient, intelligent embedded processor for edge nodes that seamlessly runs Azure Sphe...


Making-IoT-devices-more-reliable-gets-easier-thanks-to-Silicon-Labs

Making IoT devices more reliable gets easier thanks to Silicon Labs


Monday, April 29, 2019 by

Silicon Labs has introduced the next generation of it's Wireless Gecko platform, Series 2, designed to make Internet of Things (IoT) products more powerful, efficient and reliable. Building on the leading RF and multiprotocol capabilities of the Wireless Gecko portfolio, Series 2 delivers the industry’s most versatile and scalable IoT connectivity platform. Th...


CommunityBridge-gives-better-visibility-into-open-source-code

CommunityBridge gives better visibility into open source code


Monday, March 18, 2019 by

The Linux Foundation has launched CommunityBridge, a platform that aims to empower developers and the individuals and organizations who support them, to advance sustainability, security, and diversity in open source technology. With the help of source{d}, the Linux Foundation will be able to provide the Open Source community with greater visibility into each projec...


New-IoT-WiFi-and-BLE-module-operates-for-years-on-a-single-AA-battery

New IoT WiFi and BLE module operates for years on a single AA battery


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by

Telit announced the availability of its latest module, the WL865E4-P. The low-power Wi-Fi Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) combination module is based on the Qualcomm QCA4020 system-on-chip (SoC) and is designed for high-bandwidth applications such as health care, video, smart home, and industrial control. Featuring integrated cryptology hardware, the WL865E4-P enables IoT de...


Wireless-Gecko-portfolio-cuts-WiFi-power-consumption-in-half

Wireless Gecko portfolio cuts WiFi power consumption in half


Monday, January 28, 2019 by

Silicon Labs expands its groundbreaking Wi-Fi portfolio of modules and transceivers, enabling developers to create end node products with best-in-class power efficiency, superior RF blocking performance and advanced security. Designed for the specific needs of IoT applications, the Wireless Gecko portfolio cuts Wi-Fi power consumption in half compared to competitive off...


Tech-to-expect-at-CES-2019

Tech to expect at CES 2019


Friday, January 4, 2019 by

CES 2019 is almost here, but before the lights come on and the crowds begin to gather, here’s a sneak peek at what Futuresource Consulting expects will be the key tech trends to hit the global consumer electronics stage in January. Headphones will make a big noise Headphones have been making a resurgence over recent years and the category’s ascendance ...


App-localization-done-right

App localization done right


Thursday, December 27, 2018 by

Mobile devices are everywhere, and so are the apps that run on them. Vast numbers of smartphones mean vast numbers of users – and irrespective of the language they speak or where they live, these users demand a wide range of specialized applications. If you’re a mobile app developer, you may have already considered adapting your product to other markets. ...


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Best gifts for programmers, developers, and nerds 2018


Friday, December 14, 2018 by

Why is it so hard to buy something for techie people? It’s probably because they seem to just “get” whatever they want at the moment the need arises. Programmers, developers, and designers can be some of the worst about it too, because a lot of what we need to have just to do out jobs, falls in the category of a gift to ourselves too. Yeah - I rea...


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The new Sprint CTL Chromebook NL7 LTE


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by

Sprint is working with Google and CTL to create the all-new CTL Chromebook NL7 LTE with Sprint featuring Sprint’s built-in LTE technology. The CTL Chromebook NL7 LTE with Sprint seamlessly integrates with Google’s G Suite for Education as well as G-Suite Basic, Business and Enterprise editions, and allows users to connect virtually anywhere without the need ...


Twitter-and-KaiOS-take-on-KaiOSpowered-smart-feature-phones

Twitter and KaiOS take on KaiOSpowered smart feature phones


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by

Imagine you’re a seasoned designer for smartphones working with ever-expanding resources, including memory, CPU speed, and screen resolution. Then, one day, your manager gives you an assignment to work on a device that has less of all this and doesn’t even have a touchscreen! This is what happened to some of the designers at Twitter and KaiOS, all of whom...


Enterprise-security-report-says-mobile-workers-put-data-at-risk

Enterprise security report says mobile workers put data at risk


Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by

According to a new study titled Greatest Mobile Security Threats in the Enterprise, a significant lack of visibility into devices and networks is putting businesses at risk for data leakage and phishing attacks. The study, conducted by Enterprise Mobility Exchange and commissioned by NetMotion Software, showed that nearly 50 percent of mobile workers spend the majority ...


Xpress-solution-aims-to-help-you-create-IoT-apps-faster

Xpress solution aims to help you create IoT apps faster


Friday, September 21, 2018 by

Silicon Labs now offers a new Wireless Xpress solution to help developers get IoT applications connected and running in a day, with no software development necessary. Silicon Labs’ Wireless Xpress provides a configuration-based development experience with everything developers need including certified Bluetooth 5 Low Energy (LE) and Wi-Fi modules, integrated proto...


Higher-GPU-performance-from-new-eSOMiMX6PLUS-IoT-board

Higher GPU performance from new eSOMiMX6PLUS IoT board


Friday, August 10, 2018 by

e-con Systems Inc. announces the launch of its eSOMiMX6PLUS System-on-module. The eSOMiMX6PLUS System-On-Module is based on NXP’s i.MX6 QuadPlus processor family. e-con Systems already has dozens of customers in mass production using computer on modules, such as the eSOMiMX7, eSOMiMX6-micro, eSOMTK1, eSOMiMX6, eSOM3730 and eSOM270. eSOMiMX6PLUS is a ready to us...


Detect-eavesdropping-in-your-mobile-app-with-TrustKit

Detect eavesdropping in your mobile app with TrustKit


Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by

Data Theorem, Inc. announced the availability of TrustKit Analytics, a new service for the TrustKit community that delivers advanced security insights. In addition, the company announced that since TrustKit’s release in 2015, it has identified more than 100 million eavesdropping attempts on iOS and Android applications, where apps in active mode have blocked 100 p...


The-AWS-DeepLens-has-machine-learning-built-in-and-you-can-now-buy-one

The AWS DeepLens has machine learning built in and you can now buy one


Monday, July 9, 2018 by

The Amazon DeepLens was first unveiled at re:Invent 2017,  remember it's the camera device enables developers to deploy models that can identify objects it sees using popular deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow and Caffe. Amazon has just revealed that developers can now purchase the DeepLens for themselves, and that the AWS De...


Mobile-printing-solution-has-been-verified-by-Citrix-

Mobile printing solution has been verified by Citrix


Thursday, June 28, 2018 by

ThinPrint announced that its ThinPrint Mobile Print has been verified as Citrix Ready. The new ThinPrint Mobile Print is a managed and secure mobile printing solution for businesses and complements existing unified endpoint management solutions, such as XenMobile, to deliver secure iOS and Android printing. The Mobile Print solution completed a rigorous verification pro...


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KaiOS talks smart feature phones and app developers


Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by

KaiOS is a Linux-based mobile operating system built on a fork of Firefox OS that first appeared in 2017 and was developed by KaiOS Technologies Inc. in San Diego. We recently chatted with Tim Metz, Marketing Director at KaiOS Technologies, about KaiOS' emerging operating system for smart feature phones. We discuss why these devices are becoming relevant again, what...


ZipperDown-vulnerability-puts-thousands-of-iOS-apps-at-risk

ZipperDown vulnerability puts thousands of iOS apps at risk


Tuesday, May 22, 2018 by

ZipperDown vulnerability has put at risk potentially thousands of iOS apps on the market. Pangu Lab recently found that a vulnerability previously discovered in OAuth security is now being exploited by hackers to run malicious code on iOS applications. Casey Ellis, CTO of Bugcrowd, recently spoke on the matter, giving an in-depth technical overview of ZipperDown to deve...


Why-developers-should-add-mobile-print-to-apps-

Why developers should add mobile print to apps


Friday, May 4, 2018 by

Printing has been a major part of history for thousands of years, dating back to ancient Mesopotamia, and despite the rise of digital technologies, it’s not going anywhere - in fact, the demand for printing continues to grow, for four major reasons:Despite digital advancements, printing is still the standard. Printed materials such as contracts, government forms and har...


Robotics-competition-to-be-hosted-by-Washington-State

Robotics competition to be hosted by Washington State


Sunday, April 1, 2018 by

Imagine being surrounded by towering mountains and rich vegetation all while using highly-crafted underwater robots to locate a simulated long-lost airplane wreckage at the bottom of a swimming pool. That will be a reality for students from around the world at the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center's 17th annual international student underwater robotics ...


Building-smarter-and-cheaper-IoT-deployments-with-Particle

Building smarter and cheaper IoT deployments with Particle


Wednesday, February 21, 2018 by

Particle introduced their Particle Mesh development kits for pre-order. Particle Mesh creates local networks that collect data, share messages and connect to the Internet. Particle Mesh is uniquely built to solve the IoT issues many companies run into while building connected products. Historically, IoT devices connect directly to the cloud through cellular or Wi-Fi com...


NOVATM-universal-garage-door-controller-device-announced

NOVATM universal garage door controller device announced


Friday, January 12, 2018 by

Skylink Group has announced the NOVATM, a Wi-Fi enabled, universal garage door controller device that can be retrofitted directly onto most garage door controllers on the market, transforming existing garage door openers into smart openers through the SkylinkNet iOS or Android app. In addition to remotely opening or closing most garage doors on the market through the Sk...


Cisco-releases-security-connector-app-for-iOS-devices

Cisco releases security connector app for iOS devices


Tuesday, January 2, 2018 by

Cisco announced the availability of Cisco Security Connector, a security app designed to give enterprises the deepest visibility and control over network activity on iOS devices, now in the App Store.Apple has designed iOS to be secure from the ground up and to be simple, intuitive, and powerful for users. By using iPhones and iPads with iOS 11 and Cisco Security Connec...


Audio-Control-API-announced-by-Sony

Audio Control API announced by Sony


Friday, December 22, 2017 by

Today Sony released their first ever Audio Control API, enabling developers to work with compatible Sony devices on their smart home automation apps.The Audio Control API, which is a derivative of the Scalar API, opens up the possibility to control Sony’s latest home cinema equipment, allowing developers, or home automation enthusiasts to control parameters like power, ...


Building-apps-for-emerging-markets

Building apps for emerging markets


Monday, November 27, 2017 by

Internet use is ballooning in emerging economies in South America, Africa and Asia (amongst others). These economies are growing fast, and an explosion in smartphones and mobile internet has generated a vast wave of users venturing online for the first time. However, despite this phenomenal growth, it would be unwise to take this technology growth for granted, or to ass...


NXP-releases-their-HomeKit-SDK-for-Apple-IoT

NXP releases their HomeKit SDK for Apple IoT


Tuesday, November 7, 2017 by

NXP Semiconductors announced that its Apple HomeKit Software Development Kit (SDK) offers full support for home automation applications using HomeKit, delivering exceptional performance, advanced security, while supporting all connectivity options, including BLE, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and remote access over iCloud.HomeKit is a framework in iOS that lets accessories connect s...


Mobile-mesh-networking-apps-via-new-SDK-from-RightMesh

Mobile mesh networking apps via new SDK from RightMesh


Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by

A big hurdle for software developers is how to reach the estimated 4 billion people, who currently lack Internet access. Without an Internet connection, huge swaths of potential users are unable to discover, download, and use their applications. The majority of these unconnected people live in developing countries, but approximately 96% of the global population live in ...


Speeding-up-your-iOS-app-with-a-few-lines-of-code

Speeding up your iOS app with a few lines of code


Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by

Susie Wee, CTO of Cisco DevNet, blogged about the Apple and Cisco partnership just a few months ago. The announcement covered the DevNet Fast Lane Validation for iOS developers and how just adding a few lines of code to an iOS app can get it priority on an enterprise network!This is important. When deploying new services, enterprises want to make sure that the appl...


Building-a-viral-app-platform

Building a viral app platform


Monday, August 28, 2017 by

With the 1 year anniversary of Pokemon Go fresh in our minds, it's fair to wonder why more mobile games have not reached the same level of success. Many have made an initial splash but failed to maintain the momentum necessary to achieve viral status. One notable exception is Trivia Crack. Since it's release in 2013, the mobile gaming sensation has been downloaded more ...