Amazon, Google, Apple back alliance to certify Matter smart home devices
Smart lightbulbs, door locks, thermostats and other devices should get along better once certified to work with a new network cooperation standard starting in 2021.
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Amazon’s new Echo Show devices are here to make your video calls better
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Matter Is a New Smart Home Standard to Make Apple, Google, and Amazon Devices Work Together
Matter is a new smart home standard that will make it easier to buy and set up gadgets from various companies.
WiFi vulnerability may leave millions of devices open to 'frag attacks'
A prolific security researcher has discovered a new flaw in the WiFi standard that affects most devices and protocols dating back to 1997.
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Vivo promises three years of OS and security updates for upcoming flagship devices
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Amazon, Google, Apple back alliance to certify smart home devices that work together
Partners behind a standard called Matter want to make it easier for us to embrace smart lightbulbs, door locks and thermostats.