At the latest DefCon security conference, an expert hacker discovered a new jailbreak that would allow farmers to modify and repair the expensive equipment that’s vital to their work. This week we discuss why the hack was considered a victory in giving consumers the right to repair the Internet of Things (IoT) products they buy, what future generations will do with technology, and why is so hard to go to the bathroom in our building?
Smart homes use advanced digital technology to allow the home’s systems and devices to communicate with each other and with us. Internet connections are often activated via a smartphone app and it is now possible to control the operations of heating or lighting systems, domestic appliances and home security systems this way. From smart TVs […]