Tag Archive: Smarter


App Store search just got much smarter

A number of developers have reported noticing a difference in the way the iOS App Store now organizes search results. It appears Apple made changes around November 3 to the search algorithm to improve the relevancy of the results. Developers have identified multiple factors that are contributing to the new App Store search and overall, the changes are garnering positive feedback. […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Smarter watches: Android Wear works with iPhones now

Google’s smartwatch platform, Android Wear, has officially gained support for iPhones. The Android Wear for iOS app is currently rolling out and anyone with an iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus can start using the Android Wear app at last. Just make sure you’re running iOS 8.2 or later. The move […][Read More…]

ilumi is a smart bulb that just got a little smarter

It took a little while for investors to see the light, so to speak. Corey Egan and Swapril Bora developed a smartphone controlled LED light bulb, but needed two crowd-funding campaigns, prize money from winning new product contests they had…Read more ›

MIT: Apple is smarter than Snapchat, dumber than Google

Tesla Motors is the smartest company in the world, according to MIT Tech Review’s latest survey of the brainiest corporations. Apple, which was not on last year’s list returns at number 16, beating out other firms like ride-sharing company Uber…Read more ›

Drive smarter with the safest way to use your iPhone on the road, the ExoMount Touch [Deals]

Take your phone on the road without risking a ticket with the ExoMount Touch. Saving 33% off the list price, this safe and solid mobile phone dock can be yours for only $ 19.99 with Cult of Mac Deals. The sleekly…Read more ›

Make your home smarter with the Mark Cuban-backed ilumi Smartbulb, more [Deals]

If you were a fan of The Jetsons cartoon, you probably marvelled at the home automation features that George Jetson and his brood enjoyed. While we may not yet have robot maids who can console us after our daily firing…Read more ›

Sengled lights are smarter than your average bulb

LAS VEGAS — It seems like everyone is selling some kind of smart light bulb these days, but Sengled is setting itself apart by incorporating wild add-ons like Bluetooth speakers and Wi-Fi repeaters. That’s right, a light bulb with a…Read more ›

Stephen Hawking uses SwiftKey to work smarter, faster

Famous astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has a better way to talk now, thanks to a new custom predictive text software upgrade from SwiftKey and Intel Labs. The technology that Professor Hawking was currently using was going on 20 years old, and…Read more ›

Nest Thermostat gets even smarter with improved Auto-Schedule mode

The Nest Learning Thermostat is getting a whole lot smarter thanks to a new firmware update. The biggest new feature in the update is an added Auto-Schedule mode, which learns new schedules and adapts more quickly to change — potentially…Read more ›

Meet the new iPhones: bigger screens but thinner, faster, smarter and cheaper

As expected, the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus offer more screen space, with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens respectively. The exciting thing? Apple has pulled off a major engineering miracle: they’re also thinner, faster and smarter than their older…Read more ›