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steven36 posted a topic in Technology NewsA widespread outage means that smart home customers are unable to login to their accounts, use their smartphones to view video livefeeds, adjust thermostat controls, or interact with any of Nest’s product range. Users in North America and Northern Europe have been hit the hardest. The outage was noticed early Tuesday morning at Google's Mountain view home base and at 0725 PST(1525 UTC) the company’s Twitter support account posted that it was “aware of an issue affecting some Google Nest devices and the Google Nest App and are currently investigating.” Two hours later,
steven36 posted a topic in Technology NewsYou're not the voice, try and understand it It'll do till the robo-slaves are ready SINCE I joined INQ, nearly seven years ago (can that be right?), one of my favourite areas has been the emergence of the "smart home", a realm previously the reserve of people with surnames like "Beckham" or "Blofeld". I've been doing a bit of an inventory of my smart home, which started with a couple of Z Wave sockets in 2014 and realised something. I, like a great many people, have been sucked into a complete bastardisation of what a smart home is. Because