Latest Craze in the US and EU: E-Bikes!

If you are living in an urban environment, you probably run into bicycles on a daily basis or perhaps even ride one. Something you might have noticed is that more and more bicycles around us are gaining extra features like electrical motor in the rear hub, smart turn signals, GPS tracking or smart bike locks integrated to them. It is quite easy to spot a bulky frame or big battery attached to a bicycle.

Should You Be Concerned About Your IoT Data Privacy?

In this day and age, people are constantly surrounded by devices that are online. Usually it is a phone or a computer but with growing popularity of different smart home solutions, this device can be a microphone, a camera or something simpler like a temperature sensor or a lightbulb. Apart from being connected to the internet, these devices have one other thing in common – they make our day-to-day life more comfortable and convenient. While really useful, this creates vulnerabilities that might enable your data to fall into the wrong hands.

5G - New Dream Network?

2G, 3G and 4G/LTE represent the evolution of mobile networks. We are all using mobile internet on daily basis and are well aware of the disturbing problem regarding the network coverage and data transfer speed, especially at crowded events or indoors. Even today we still have areas where only GPRS, EDGE or 3G coverage is available. If you are used to 4G/LTE network, older generations feel painfully slow. But, all of this is about to change in near future when 5G will be launched.

How IoT Has Transformed Cities Around Us

Smart Cities, Transformed Cities, Enhanced Cities – whatever you want to call them, are here to stay. The word pair “Smart City” stands for the vision of improving city living through technology and Internet of Things (IoT) in particular. More broadly speaking, it can be taken as symbol for fighting against urbanisation and pollution, while making urban living more efficient, environmentally friendly and valuable. Here is a list of trending smart city solutions that cities are looking at or are already benefitting from.