Apple Says HomeKit Accessories Coming in June

5:59 PM, May. 14th, 2015 · · Analysis


Apple said on Thursday to expect the first HomeKit automation accessories in June. Responding to a Fortune report that HomeKit was delayed as Apple worked on stabilizing the platform, Apple said in a statement that the first HomeKit products will be released "next month."

New 4K Blu-ray Players Will Kickstart 4K TV

3:50 PM, May. 14th, 2015 · · Analysis

The standard fuss about 4K consists of complaints about how it's hard to see a difference compared to HD, that bandwidth for streaming is severe, and that there's no content.  But, of course, all these objections will disappear into the dusty past of technology. For now, however, how will Apple be affected?

à la Carte TV Channels Agitate Fox Executive

3:45 PM, May. 7th, 2015 · · Analysis

On May 6, 21st Century Fox COO Chase Carey told analysts that customers don't want à la Carte TV channels. John Martellaro claims that if you believe that, you live in another galaxy far, far away.

Apple is Thinking Different About Today’s Technology

1:45 PM, May. 5th, 2015 · · Analysis

When a company is struggling for acceptance, it has to maintain an aura of coolness. But when a company like Apple is on top, the priorities shift in subtle ways. Cool, yes. But also practically minded. John Martellaro ponders some fundamantal changes he sees at Apple.

The Fall and Rise of the Mac

5:30 PM, Apr. 28th, 2015 · · Analysis

The Fall and Rise of the Mac

The Mac was eclipsed long ago by iPhone and iPad, but that didn't mean it stopped growing. Today's Mac is bigger than its ever been, a testament to the computer once billed as "for the rest of us." Bryan Chaffin explores the fall and rise of the venerable Mac.

Twitter’s New ‘DM Everyone’ Sucks, But it’s Off by Default

2:42 PM, Apr. 20th, 2015 · · Analysis

Twitter changed up its Direct Message feature on Monday so anyone can send you a private message, which sounds like a sure-fire recipe for disaster. The upside is that it's off by default, so this isn't the godsend for spammers and online harassers some are making it out to be.