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April 4, 2018
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AirPort Express showing up in iOS 11.4 Home app, suggests AirPlay 2 speaker support on the way

With the return of AirPlay 2 in iOS 11.4, it appears that Apple still has some tricks up its sleeve. Readers and Redditors are reporting that the AirPort Express (the ‘latest’ model released in 2012) is showing up as a … Continue reading

March 8, 2018
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August adds free 24 hour cloud video storage to its smart home video doorbells

Perhaps fearing competition from Amazon’s acquisition of Ring last month, August today announced they are adding free cloud storage for customers of August Doorbell Cam and August Doorbell Cam Pro. With the new ‘Basic August Video Recording’ subscription, the doorbells … Continue reading

January 22, 2018
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iOS 11.2.5 Home app icons suggest HomePod will support HomeKit scenes for muting Siri, more

New icons discovered in the latest build of iOS 11.2.5 have revealed some of the functionality that may arrive with the release of the elusive HomePod in upcoming weeks. Specifically, users may be able to create custom scenes with support … Continue reading

December 26, 2017
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Amazon Alexa and Google Home top App Store charts on Christmas Day, implies smart speakers were popular holiday gifts

The App Store charts always provide some interesting nuggets of information on Christmas Day and other big holidays as you can see the sudden influx of app downloads. This year, the Alexa app for Amazon Echo smart speakers topped App … Continue reading

December 13, 2017
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Gift Guide: The best products for creating a killer home theater setup w/ Apple TV 4K

After being leapfrogged by other popular streaming set-top boxes, Apple this year officially released the Apple TV 4K. With support for 4K HDR, the new Apple TV is now the perfect device for the center of any home theater setup, … Continue reading

November 4, 2017
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How to navigate the Home button-less iPhone X using gestures [Video]

The iPhone X ushers in a major change to the way we interact with our devices due to the lack of a Home button. In order to accommodate an almost bezel-free display, Apple eschewed the Home button and replaced its … Continue reading

August 16, 2017
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New iPhone 8 concept imagines ‘HomeBar’ for virtual Home button, dark mode, and more

A variety of concepts have taken on the task of imagining what Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 will look like, both in terms of hardware changes and iOS changes. This afternoon, a new concept from John Calkins provides an optimistic look at … Continue reading

August 10, 2017
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Code suggests ‘iPhone 8’ virtual home button area resizable, can be hidden

A deep dive into recently released HomePod firmware reveals a few bits of information regarding the operation of Apple’s "iPhone 8" virtual home button, specifically in relation to app and user interactions. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 23, 2017
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The best cable management solutions for your Mac & home studio/office

Keeping all your cables managed, both those in and around your desk and those you need stored away for infrequent use or traveling, can be quite a task. Head below for our roundup of the best cable management solutions for your … Continue reading

June 19, 2017
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Ikea to be Apple launch partner for AR, showing virtual furniture in your own home

Tim Cook said in a recent interview that he was so excited about augmented reality that he wanted ‘to yell out and scream.’ He named furniture-buying as an example of something that can be completely changed by the use of … Continue reading

May 26, 2017
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Comments Off on Securely record and view ‘home videos’ with your partner with Rumuki app for iPhone

Securely record and view ‘home videos’ with your partner with Rumuki app for iPhone

If you’re looking for an ephemeral video sharing app, limiting the recipients to two people who must both consent to viewing the recorded video, iOS-exclusive app Rumuki fits the bill. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 23, 2017
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Apple’s classic iTunes Remote app updated with 2FA support for Home Sharing

Apple has updated its classic iTunes Remote app for iOS with two-factor authentication support when signing in to Home Sharing. This lets you use stronger security on your Apple ID and iCloud account and makes iTunes Remote prompt you for … Continue reading

January 5, 2017
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Comments Off on New light strips from Qube aim to bring smart home features at an affordable price

New light strips from Qube aim to bring smart home features at an affordable price

Smart home lighting solutions have been a big trend over recent years, and that’s certainly continuing this year at CES in Las Vegas. We’ve already seen a handful of new smart home products and now Qube is announcing new Smart … Continue reading