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Blog posts tagged
"home gateway"

14 February 2017

The Nextcloud Box at MWC

Internet of Things Article

This is a guest post by Frank Karlitschek, Founder of the Nextcloud box. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact At the Mobile World Congress this February, Nextcloud will showcase a device built to to allow users to bring their their data back under their control in a very literal ...

9 February 2017

openHAB arrives as a snap!

Internet of Things Article

openHAB is a completely open source smart home alternative to Apple Homekit and Samsung SmartThings. Consumers can mix and match hardware and services from different brands London, UK – February 9th, 2017: Canonical, openHAB Foundation and Azul Systems have launched the snap packaging of openHAB 2.0, a free open smart home platform that a ...

Victor Tuson Palau
29 September 2016

I took a circular saw to the Nextcloud box and you won’t believe…

Internet of Things Article

…what happened next! Ok, ok.. sorry for the click-bait headline – but It is mainly true. I recently got a Nextcloud box , it was pretty easy to set up and here are some great instructions. But this box is not just a Nextcloud box, it is a box of unlimited possibilities. In just a ...

Thibaut Rouffineau
31 May 2016

Snaps on NAS: IOT apps for your private network

Desktop Article

QNAP selects snaps and Ubuntu to bring IOT apps to its NAS On Friday QNAP announced that they were adopting snaps as the application format of choice for their NAS going forward. Behind this decision are two factors, the ease of development of snaps and the universality of snaps, especially to create IoT applications. NAS ...

Maarten Ectors
28 May 2015

GE’s First Build is the future of smart home appliances…

Internet of Things Article

First Build is the GE team that is responsible for the Chillhub, the first smart fridge with apps. The Chillhub runs Ubuntu Core and as such any Ubuntu developer can make Snappy Apps for it. This week part of the Canonical IoT team has been visiting First Build’s headquarters in Louisville and they have seen ...