Tag Archive: Home


This weeks featured Mac setup is the absolutely beautiful nearly minimalist home workstation of Poyan P., a police officer. Not only will you find some great modern hardware, but there’s a bit of retro goodness too. Let’s jump right in and take a peak at this great Apple setup: What Apple hardware is in your … Read More

Gadget Watch: Staying home with robots

As the iPhone 6 and public launch of iOS 8 gets ever closer, a number of products offering full integration with Apple’s new HomeKit platform have started popping up on a regular basis. The latest of these is Elgato’s new line of “Eve” connected home… Read more ›

Google has Nest. Apple has HomeKit. And now Samsung is buying into the future of home automation too, with the $ 200 million purchase of SmartThings – a hardware startup that makes it easier for all your smart appliances to talk… Read more ›

As the eighth of the planned ten episodes in this final season of HBO vamp-drama, True Blood, “Almost Home” brings more storylines to a close, weaning us off the Bon Temps drama gently, with a few fun explodey bits along… Read more ›

Ever needed to reboot an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that doesn’t have a functioning power button or a Home button? It’s tricky if not impossible, right? Even with the Assistive Touch on-screen buttons and variety of workarounds for a failed power button, rebooting an iOS device without working hardware buttons is a challenge, but … Read More

Why the iPad could be your next home theater

In an age in which the latest movies can be watched on your iPad or even iPhone, it’s questionable exactly what the point of going to an actual movie theater is. Unless you’re a fan of seeing movies projected, that… Read more ›

While Google has Nest Labs and Apple has HomeKit, Samsung is reportedly looking to enter the home automation space by acquiring Internet of Things company SmartThings for $ 200 million, according to TechCrunch. SmartThings is a home automation platform that allows… Read more ›

Apple has a massive pile of cash sitting overseas and the U.S. Senate is now weighing options on how to entice Cupertino to bring all $ 138 billion of it back to American soil. Senate Democrats and Republicans are reportedly in… Read more ›

iOS 8′s HomeKit puts Apple at heart of home automation

In the not-so-distant future, we’ll use smartphones to control nearly everything around our homes. We already have smart light bulbs, thermostats, locks and appliances, but we lack a central platform for all these devices. That’s all going to change this… Read more ›