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Smart cups & toothbrushes: Has the Internet of Things jumped the shark?

Everyone assumes that smart devices are going to be big.

They are undoubtedly fascinating. But nobody seems sure of exactly which consumer facing sectors are the ripest for, yes, you've guessed it, disruption.

There are many products in the market right now that may have a big impact. But here I present you with four products that show we're still a long way from understanding human need.

Quite simply, we don't know what we want until we're presented with it. That makes it very hard to design products that will change the world.

I might be wrong here. Please chide me in the comments.

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Five key trends and takeouts from Google I/O 2014

This year’s Google I/O conference, held weeks after Apple’s WWDC, showed the world that Google really is taking over every aspect of our lives, and challenging its fiercest rivals.

As Android users have increased from 530m last year to more than 1bn this year, Google announced its ‘biggest ever overhaul’ with a completely new set of Android products. 

Read on for my top five developments (plus a dose of healthy rivalry)...

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