Reply to post: Re: ... IoT devices generally have no real world advantage over their dumb counterparts ...

The Internet of things is great until it blows up your house

Suricou Raven

Re: ... IoT devices generally have no real world advantage over their dumb counterparts ...

I've been thinking the same. I came up with some very niche luxuries, but nothing life-changing.

- Preemptive heating: Check the weather forecast and act accordingly.

- The 'house is empty' button. Press to turn off all lights, sound systems, games consoles and TVs, and reduce heating. Checks with the front door too - if the door doesn't confirm proper closure within one minute, texts you to remind you to close it.

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