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# Internet of Things

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From 'two TV' households to ubiquitous smartphones: How Irish media habits have changed this decade
From Taoisigh announcing their resignation on Twitter, to misleading political ads, here’s a quick review of how we’ve changed.
Smart rainfall sensors are being used in Dublin city to give an early-warning defence from flooding
The low-cost sensors are being deployed across the capital to monitor rainfall, weather conditions and river levels.
As Ireland's smart cities develop, a government report warns of data security needs
How much of our data are we willing to compromise for an easier life and a more efficient city?
The Smart Home - keeping house through an app
No longer seen as a gimmick, the Internet of Things could soon be the norm.
Pets go hungry as a glitch takes an auto-feeding device offline
PetNet owners were told to feed their pets “manually” after server outage stops its pet-feeding device from working.
Now webcams are being used by hackers to attack websites
Thousands of cameras and internet-connected devices were used to overwhelm banking sites and government institutions with fake traffic.
There's a wine bottle that's designed to connect to your WiFi
For those who want to make drinking that little bit more complicated.
A new kind of WiFi could stop it from draining your phone's battery
The method, called Passive WiFi, consumes 1/10,000th the energy current methods use.
The reason why the Internet of Things revolution is about to kickstart in Ireland
The €1.2 million raised by VT Networks will make Ireland more friendly for smart devices.
Your slick new Internet of Things devices could provide a Christmas bonanza ... for hackers
Any connected device “can be a pivot point into your network,” one expert warned.
You won't ever forget to turn off the immersion with this device*
*Well, you can do a few other things with Hive, like manage your heating, but is it worth getting?
Take a look at 10 of the most beautifully designed products in the world today
Everything from a retro-themed motorbike to a rubbish bin made out of rubbish.
One Dublin startup wants to become the lynchpin for a lucrative industry
There’s massive potential in the Internet of Things, and this startup wants to be at the centre of it.
Here's what your kitchen could look like in 10 years
According to Ikea, that is.
Here's why the Internet of Things is going to change everything you do
And chances are you already own something which has said capabilities.
Just in time for summer: A bikini that tells you when to apply more sunscreen
It doesn’t come cheap, mind.
Opinion: What does the Internet of Things mean for Ireland?
The intersection between our ‘virtual’ and physical worlds is enriching our daily lives – from entertainment, to energy, transport, healthcare and diet.
Column: Demystifying the 'Internet of Things'
The second internet revolution will be all about linking to physical objects to monitor and collect information.
This kitchen scale probably knows more about cooking than you... and now it has more money
Irish startup Drop has scored $2 million to develop more smart kitchen products.
A fridge that monitors medicines takes top prize in Ireland's first hardware hackathon
More than 120 people participated in the event, which saw groups invent and develop a project over the space of two days.
Dundalk smarter homes start-up wins European business gong
Climote is billing itself as a rival to Nest, which was purchased by Google for $3.2 billion.
Your items and appliances may be getting smarter, but they're far from safe
A report from HP found that the majority of smart items, or ‘Internet of Things’ enabled devices, have “an alarmingly high average number of vulnerabilities per device.”
Apple expected to reveal smart home features for iPhone
The move, which it’s expected to reveal at its developer conference next week, will mark Apple’s entry into the growing ‘internet of things’ market.
LG releases smart fridge, oven and washing machine you can chat with
By using the messaging app Line, owners can check to see what’s in their fridge remotely or get recipe suggestions while they’re on the go.
Dublin to become the first fully 'sensored' city in the world
More than 200 gateways, which will feature up to six sensors for each one, will gather and monitor environmental data such as air quality, and noise levels in the city.
Your fridge may have sent out spam without you even knowing
Do you have thingbots in your life?
Explainer: Why did Google pay $3.2 billion for Nest?
It allows the company to enter the consumer hardware market and expand upon the work it’s done online.