Tag Archive: Home


Will the Apple TV become a hub for controlling your smart home in the near future? Signs are pointing to yes. Apple is quietly testing HomeKit support for its TV set-top box with developers. The functionality can turn an Apple… Read more ›

Despite complaints that the Apple Watch is just too big to appeal to women and thinner wristed men, the Apple Watch isnt actually that big. In fact, it’s about the same size as a Rolex. Still not convinced that the… Read more ›

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are the thinnest iPhones Apple’s ever made, but all that design perfection is slightly tainted by the protruding camera that makes it annoying to use it on a flat surface. Slapping a case on… Read more ›

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 ›