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Podcast: Roaming, however, unlimited and little enthusiasm for the smart home

Podcast: Roaming, however, unlimited and little enthusiasm for the smart home

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In the podcast The week of NUtech discusses the techredactie of NU.nl the main technieuws of the past week. This week we have the under the more about the new international roaming policies of the European Commission.

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Roaming

To abolish the European roaming charges for a number of years worked, but exactly how that will happen has been a long-time topic of discussion. Recently, the European Commission presented the plan to roaming ninety days in the year for free, but that this was president Jean-Claude Juncker was not enough.

Now there is a new plan, that roaming from June 15, 2017 absolutely free. Also people that every day the borders are going to have trouble-free can still make calls and surf the internet. Why this sudden change?

See also:
Brussels let roaminglimiet of ninety days fall

Google Allo

With WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Signal and Hangouts, you’d think that there are enough chat-apps. But Google adds yet another app to the list: Allo.

The app has a built-in smart assistant and a number of innovative features. But Allo is a lot less privacyvriendelijk than the competition. Going to the what?

See also:
Google brings chat app Allo with smart wizard

Smart home

English walk is still not very warm for the smart home, as it turned out this week from research. Yet, you hear more and more about smart thermostats, smoke alarms and lamps.

Continue to these products is still a growth market, or is the hype overblown? And what about the security of smart home?

See also:
‘The Dutch have little interest in smart home”

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