Comment: The internet of things remains a nebulous concept

Dixons has been underexposed in mobile technology, which is increasingly central to all our lives, and Carphone Warehouse has a longstanding interest in broadening its offer into larger devices

The internet of things - the idea that everyday physical objects are digitally connected, share data and are able to identify themselves to other devices - remains a nebulous concept to most of us.

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