Tag Archive: Things


5 things to do with your obsolete Apple TV

All rumors and speculation point to a brand new model of the Apple TV – and it’s about time. It should be complete with better hardware and finally its own App Store. Since the only thing Apple has done with Apple TV in the past three years is drop the price from $ 99 to $ 69, it’s […][Read More…]

#ProTip: One simple secret for designing better things

Cult of Mac is at WWDC and AltConf, fishing for ProTips. The world’s biggest gathering of Apple developers is a rich hunting ground filled with alpha geeks, experts par excellence. What’s a ProTip? A ProTip is a nugget of knowledge,…Read more ›

How Google measures up to Apple in all things software

At its I/O conference last week, Google laid out the roadmaps for its most important platforms. It has already made its way into your pocket, but over the next few years, the search giant hopes to find a place on…Read more ›

Top 6 things you need to know from Google I/O

From smartphones to the Internet of Things, Google wants to be woven into the fabric of our lives. The company detailed some of its latest hardware and software projects — some truly innovative, some strictly playing catch-up — during the…Read more ›

8 things you won’t want to miss at Google I/O

Google I/O is one of the biggest events in the calendar for Android fans, and this year’s event — which kicks off next Friday — is going to be just as exciting as the last. In addition to the next-generation Android…Read more ›

Broadcom’s Internet of Things platform gains HomeKit support

HomeKit just gained a powerful new partner: Communication firm Broadcom announced yesterday that its WICED (“Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices”) software now offers full support with Apple’s connected-accessory framework. WICED is the first software development kit to meet HomeKit’s…Read more ›

First wave of Apple Watch buyers show off their new favorite things

Can you hear that giant “Squeeeeee!”? That’s the sound of Apple fans in Asia and Australian taking delivery of the very first Apple Watches. In time zones where it’s already April 24, the wearable now adorns the wrists of delighted…Read more ›

First wave of Apple Watch buyers show off their new favorite things

Can you hear that giant “Squeeeeee!”? That’s the sound of Apple fans in Asia and Australian taking delivery of the very first Apple Watches. In time zones where it’s already April 24, the wearable now adorns the wrists of delighted…Read more ›

18 things we learned from the new Star Wars trailer

J.J. Abrams whetted our appetite for more lightsaber dueling action with the first Episode VII teaser trailer last year, but today’s release of the new trailer has got us counting down the days until Christmas. We’re still eight months away…Read more ›

10 surprising things we learned about Tim Cook today

Tim Cook had enormous shoes to fill when he took over as Apple CEO. With Steve Jobs’ sudden death in 2011, doubters questioned whether the Southern engineer could keep Apple relevant, but after leading Apple to become the world’s most…Read more ›