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 […]

IDC: Smart home market to grow 27% in 2019, Apple to continue gaining traction

IDC is out this week with a look at the smart home market in 2018 and predictions for 2019. According to IDC data, the global smart home device market is expected to grow 26.9 percent year-over-year to 832.7 million shipments. more… The post IDC: Smart home market to grow 27% in 2019, Apple to continue […]

Exclusive: Icon found in iOS shows new iPad Pro with no home button, rounded corners, more

We’ve seen a similar icon before, back on the fifth beta of iOS 12. That icon showed an iPad with no home button, rounded corners and no notch, but it was a small icon designed to be used in the battery widget. Therefore, it didn’t give us a lot of detail on the form factor […]

With iOS 12.1, the phone emoji finally loses the home button to reflect modern iPhone design

The iOS 12.1 update will bring more than 70 new emoji to iPhone and iPad users. Apple has also tweaked some of the existing set, most notably the iPhone device emoji. Despite the iPhone X being around for almost a year, the emoji demonstrated a silver iPhone 6. That has finally changed in the latest […]

Comment: How the HomePod has found its place in my home, and what the future holds

Apple officially released its HomePod smart speaker back in February, which means it has now spent over six months on the market and six months in the hands of consumers like myself. The HomePod has been one of the most polarizing Apple product releases in recent memory, with many praising its sound quality and integration […]

Dolby Atmos isn’t on the Apple TV 4K yet, but it is a must for home theater fans

At last year’s September iPhone release event, Apple also unveiled the Apple TV 4K, supporting the latest video technologies like Dolby Vision and HDR10 — but minus Dolby Atmos. AppleInsider delves into Atmos versus surround sound, and what you can expect when support comes in the fall. AppleInsider – Frontpage News