Articles in Category: Internet of Things

What's coming next for the iPhone? Here comes the iPhone 7

04 September 2016

What's coming next for the iPhone? Here comes the iPhone 7
Apple to announce a dual-camera system for iPhone, a new and improved Apple Watch 2 with GPS, new wireless headphones, and much more.

At Apple’s 7th’ iPhone 7 event in September 2016, there’s a lot already known about the device and other product announcements Apple has planned to announce.

These include a dual-camera system for iPhone, a new and improved Apple Watch 2 with GPS, new wireless headphones, and much more.

iPhone 7 Rumour Chronology

02 September 2016

iPhone 7 Rumour Chronology
A full year of iPhone 2017 rumours... Read the chronology.

Scroll down for a reverse-chronological look at the latest rumors.

August 29, 2016

Apple sends invites for September 7: iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2 most likely on tap

Rumored no longer: The company sent out invitations for its event, confirming the date of Apple's next product announcement.

The Google versus Apple battle and the Connected Car

21 August 2015

The Google versus Apple battle and the Connected Car
The Hyundai Sonata has become the first car to integrate Google Android Auto. Apple prepares to roll out its own in-car platform.

The next platform battle has begun and it’s being waged inside the car. Chevrolet and Hyundai announced plans to add technologies that will deliver smartphone functionality to the dashboard of new cars.

Apple's HomeKit home automation technology will be able to control new smart home products

09 June 2015

Apple's HomeKit  home automation technology will be able to control new smart home products
HomeKit is Apple's smart home platform. Any product that's built for it is able to be controlled by the iPhone through Siri and third-party apps. Rather than building a specific HomeKit app, HomeKit basically works as a backbone that ties all of these pro

Apple's smart home platform is learning how to do a number of new tricks. At WWDC, Apple announced that HomeKit will soon be able to control a number of new types of smart home products, including security systems, motion sensors, carbon dioxide monitors, and window shades. Right now, HomeKit only covers the basics, including locks and lights. Apple is also making it easier to control HomeKit devices from outside the home. 

Computers on small sticks that plug into your TV's HDMI port: Chromebit versus Intel Compute Stick

16 May 2015

Computers on small sticks that plug into your TV's HDMI port: Chromebit versus Intel Compute Stick
Now that the Intel Compute Stick is available for pre-order. Let’s take a closer look at this thing. First announced in January at CES, and like the Asus Chromebit Google unveiled the Compute Stick a few weeks ago.

All you need is a monitor, a keyboard, and a mouse. Both the Compute Stick and the Chromebit are about the size of an older thumb drive, although a closer comparison form-factor-wise is a Google Chromecast or Amazon Fire TV Stick, thanks to the HDMI connector. But which one should you get? Should you pre-order a Compute Stick now, or wait for the Chromebit? Let’s take a closer look.

Apple's rumored HDTV 'Apple Television' may deliver a giant gesture-enabled, voice-activated iPad

04 April 2015

Apple's rumored HDTV 'Apple Television' may deliver a giant gesture-enabled, voice-activated iPad
This means the iTV will have services that blend broadband and wirless services into a revolutionary TV experience.

Two Canadian telecommunications companies, Rogers and Bell, are rumoured to be testing out Apple iTV in their labs. One anonymous source at the Canadian paper called "The Globe and Mail" believes that  Apple is looking for a partner that have both wireless and broadband capabilities.