SmartThings Partners with Eve Systems to Revolutionize Home Energy Management

By Peter Cooney | December 20, 2023

There are several interesting threads to this story (pun intended), for example: Samsung has partnered with a 3rd party to help roll out smart plugs, rather than developing these devices in house. It further signals Samsung’s commitment to driving adoption of Matter as the all-encompassing smart home connectivity technology. At a higher level this is a […]

Energous Partner with Identiv to Enable Real-Time Asset Tracking for Logistics and Supply Chain Applications

By Ross Denyer | December 20, 2023

Energous Corporation (Energous), a pioneer and industry leader in RF-based wireless power transfer specializing in long-range technology for diverse applications such as IoT sensors and electronic devices, has partnered with Identiv. Identiv is a global leader in digital security and IoT identification, offering solutions for RFID, NFC, and physical access. Together, they aim to introduce […]

Heat pump sales falling, risking €7 billion in investments

By Ryan Sanderson | December 20, 2023

The latest data from the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) reveals that sales have declined throughout 2023 despite a strong first quarter. Out of ten countries analysed only Germany and The Netherlands experienced continued heat pump sales growth throughout the second and third quarters. Sales in Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland […]

Qi2 Compatibility May Be Coming to the iPhone 13 and iPhone 14

By Ross Denyer | December 20, 2023

Currently, the majority of Apple’s recent iPhones are only able to wirelessly charge at 15W using a MagSafe charger. By comparison, using a Qi-certified charger will only yield charging speeds of up to 7.5W (for chargers capable of providing at least 7.5W charging speeds). This is set to change with the release of the upcoming […]

EV chargers, heat pumps may be curtailed in Germany as of 2024

By Ryan Sanderson | December 12, 2023

From next year Germany’s residential grid operators will be empowered to restrict the flow of power to electric heat pumps and residential EV chargers to retain grid stability during peak demand. Across Europe, the rapid adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and the transition to more efficient means of heating homes via the use of heat […]

Realme GT5 Pro Reportedly Bringing 50W Wireless Charging for Less Than $500

By Ross Denyer | December 8, 2023

Realme is set to unveil its flagship GT5 Pro, anticipated to be priced at CNY3,499 (approximately $490) on December 7th this year. According to GSM Arena, a reliable source has released many of the specifications of the upcoming Realme flagship: “The info comes from Digital Chat Station, who is generally on point with such scoops, even […]

Renault debut new Renault Master including both Diesel and Fully Electric Versions

By Ross Denyer | December 7, 2023

The all-new Renault Master has been unveiled, showcasing a fresh design, cutting-edge technology, increased usability, and improved efficiency, space, and comfort. Available with electric and diesel drivetrains, the electric version boasts a class-leading range of up to 255 miles (the closest competitor is the Mercedes eSprinter with a WLTP range of 248 miles). The vehicle […]

Whirlpool Corporation Unveils Revolutionary SlimTech™ Insulation Technology – The Latest in a History of Innovation

By Ryan Sanderson | November 28, 2023

Whirlpool has announced its next-generation insulation technology, SlimTech™, for refrigerators which will launch in 2024. This marks the first vacuum-insulated structure (VIS) technology in a refrigerator in the North American market. The use of SlimTech™, which uses a proprietary material vacuum-sealed within the door or sides of the refrigerator itself over traditional polyurethane foam for […]

New Florida-built electric speedboat offers high power and solar charging

By Ross Denyer | November 22, 2023

Blue Innovations Group (BIG), an electric boat startup founded by a former Tesla executive, has unveiled its inaugural electric boat, the R30, blending features of an electric powerboat and a day cruiser. With a spacious 30-foot design capable of accommodating 12 passengers, the R30 prioritizes safety, performance, style, and environmental friendliness, according to CEO John […]

Tesla To Build Cheapest Car Yet in Germany

By Ross Denyer | November 22, 2023

Tesla reportedly plans to manufacture a €25,000 ($26,838) electric car at its factory in Berlin. This prospective new model will be considerably less expensive than the Model 3 which is the lowest priced model in Tesla’s current line-up, the base model of which costs in excess of €40,000 ($43,000). The currently untitled new electric car will aim […]

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