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Why's everyone “trippin'” about IoT devices?

June 19, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

According to urbandictionary.com, the somewhat “official” definition of “trippin'” means “when someone is overreacting or getting all 'bent out of shape' over something small.” And while most of the more popular IoT devices present themselves as a small physical footprint —for example, Google Home is only 3.79 inches in diameter, 5.62 inches in height and only 1.05 lbs. while on the other side of the ring, fighting for market share is the Amazon Echo Plus...

Alexa, Amazon, Amazon Echo, Barclays, encryption, Google Home, Internet of things, IoT, Zscaler


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ADT gets into the Ring

July 20, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

ADT announced earlier this week that the Ring video doorbell is now available for its customers nationwide. While the Ring has made some noise in the smart doorbell category, there are many options to choose from when it comes to this first-line-of-defense product for homeowners. Others who have had success with doorbell cameras include Vivint, Skybell and August, to name just a few. As more and more consumers begin to embrace smart home products like the video doorbell, dealers are adding these...

ADT, alarm.com, Amazon Echo, August, Honeywell, iControl Networks, IFTTT, Kwikset, monitronics, Nest


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