Prime Day 2019 Deal Hub: Apple, HomeKit gear, smart home tech, more [Updating]

Over at 9to5Toys we’re tracking all of the best Prime Day deals from Amazon’s 48-hour shopping event. A number of notable offers have already popped up ahead of Monday’s 3AM ET start time, and you can find all of them just below in our best Prime Day deals hub. Make sure you’re following along on […]

Apple AirPort not on latest ‘Vault 7’ list of gear susceptible to factory firmware hack by CIA

The latest dump of "leaked" documents from WikiLeaks reportedly from the CIA details the "Cherry Blossom" firmware modification program, which allowed intelligence agencies to change firmware in a networking company’s factories — but Apple AirPort hardware appears to be unaffected by the effort. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

WikiLeaks documents show CIA struggling to crack Apple gear, little danger to everyday folk

While the revelations that the CIA has its own device penetration department, including a section for Apple equipment, a closer look at the revealed data shows an agency struggling with the realities of modern surveillance, and a increasingly sophisticated investigation target base. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Samsung to Add iOS Support to Gear S2 Smart Watch Later This Year

Samsung today held a press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where the company announced new rose gold and platinum variants of its Samsung Gear S2 smart watch and pledged future iOS support for the device. First introduced in August, the Gear S2 is Samsung’s newest smart watch and its first with […]

Now that you’ve got new Apple gear, get cash for your old stuff quickly and easily

Merry Christmas! If you’ve been a good little boy or girl, Santa hopefully hooked you up with new iPads, iPhones and Macs.  That likely means that what you were using yesterday will be retired to a drawer. Don’t do that. There’s significant value left in that gear and we can help you get as much cash as possible for […]

Samsung Announces Round ‘Gear S2’ Smart Watch

Samsung today unveiled its newest smart watch, the Samsung Gear S2, which is the company’s first watch that includes a round display instead of one that’s square or rectangular. Positioned as Samsung’s seventh smart watch release, the Gear S2 comes in three varieties: Classic, standard, and 3G. The Classic version includes a black case with […]

‘iPhone 6s’ Display and Logic Board Shown Booting to Gear Screen

We’ve already seen a number of part leaks from the upcoming “iPhone 6s”, and a source has now provided MacRumors with several photos and videos showing how those parts can be combined to build a partially functioning iPhone. Specifically, the new photos and videos reveal an iPhone 6s logic board and display assembly paired with […]

Review: Urban Armor Gear, the military-spec iPhone & iPad cases dropped from space (Video)

Scuff marks created during my own drop-tests … The problem with buying a protective case for an iPhone or iPad is that you never know for sure just how protective it really is until it is needed to do its job. Even a drop-test video only shows you how well the case worked with that […]