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Amazon launches “AWS IoT” Internet of Things service

Amazon already has a cloud business called Amazon Web Services, already one of the most popular in the world. The company has just launched a new service called AWS IoT, which aims to help customers build applications and devices that connect via the Internet of Things. According to Amazon, the service will allow vehicles, health care systems, factory […]

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Devices

Got a Nest? You need a mount!

Here at Mobile Industry Review we’ve already written about the rather fabulous Nest Learning Thermostat as part of our Critical Kit series, and we recently been contacted by Neil Anderson at Smart Finish regarding a rather beautiful Nest “accessory” that makes the device an even more attractive piece of kit… Beech wood mounts give the Nest a touch of style It’s always great to hear from […]

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Operators Opinion

What’s next for mobile networks?

Many of us now have access to hi-speed 4G networks, with mobile operators around the world racing to roll out the latest flavours of the technology. But what comes next, and what will it mean for you and me? So-called fifth-generation or 5G networks are looming ever-closer on the horizon, and besides the technology giving […]

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Devices Operators

Critical Kit: Philips Hue connected lightbulbs

As part of our Critical Kit series, this week we’re taking a short but enlightening look at the Philips Hue connected lightbulbs. While it could argue that they’re not exactly critical, the innovative and popular smart bulbs have certainly struck a chord with consumers. How does this relate to anything mobile? The Hue range basically comes into its own when […]

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Devices News

Snappy Ubuntu Core – powering the Internet of Things, robots and drones

Occasionally something comes along that could truly revolutionise the technology that we use everyday. Mobile devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) are ripe for innovation, and it’s just the start of a new era where everything is connected like never before. To realise that vision, “Snappy Ubuntu Core” is a platform that will power the next generation of smart devices. […]

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Internet of Things network launches in UK

Earlier this week it was announced that sites went live in ten cities around the UK for the Arqiva and SIGFOX Internet of Things (IoT) network. We’ve already written about how the Internet of Things will change everything, but the announcement highlights just how prevalent IoT is expected to become this decade as new devices, networks and standards have blossomed. Nationwide […]

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Devices

I absolutely love the bttn: “the simplest internet user interface in the world”

I just came across this new standalone button. It’s connected to the internet, right? Press it and it will do something that you have predefined. That’s it. Hah! The simplicity is absolutely breathtaking. So it’s a physical button that’s wirelessly connected to there internet to perform a task — anything, whatever you choose to specify […]