Apple Rumored To Be Developing Homekit Hardware

7:45 PM, Jun. 26th, 2014 · · Analysis

HomeKit

An online report claims Apple is working on "smart home" hardware to work with HomeKit. Apple is reportedly "beyond the exploratory phase" of hardware development in this area, and believes that smart home hardware could be a mainstream device.

Supreme Court Says Cell Phone Searches Require Search Warrants

4:16 PM, Jun. 25th, 2014 · · Analysis

In a decision that backs up the idea that cell phones and smartphones deserve the same privacy protections from the government as other parts of our lives, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled police must obtain search warrants before looking through the contents of our iPhones. Previously, law enforcement agencies could look through text messages, email messages, photos and more on smartphones to collect evidence without using search warrants.

Nest Will Open Up Devices to Google After All

7:25 PM, Jun. 24th, 2014 · · Analysis

Nest

You remember that thing where Google bought Nest, but Nest would stay separate, and it wouldn't be sharing its data with Google anyway, so shut up about privacy? Yeah, turns out there should have been an asterisk attached, and the footnote for that asterisk would have said, "Yeah, not so much." Bryan Chaffin gets his rant on.

How Apple’s iOS Became the Darling OS for Mobile Enterprise

2:30 PM, Jun. 23rd, 2014 · · Analysis

Apple has created a new webpage full of resources for IT and enterprise developers. Videos drawn from various sources including WWDC plus PDF documents provide a wealth of technical information for developers, but also provide evidence of the scope of Apple's initiatives and success with iOS in the enterprise.

Head to Head Comparison of 14 Streaming Music Services

8:55 PM, Jun. 20th, 2014 · · Analysis

Apples to Apples

The launch of Rhapsody's unRadio got Bryan Chaffin thinking about the differences in streaming music services. He put together a feature shoot out looking at price, quality, catalog depth, and the different features 13 streaming services offer.

Apple and Samsung Burying the Hatchet? Don’t Count on it

3:45 PM, Jun. 18th, 2014 · · Analysis

A new report claims Apple and Samsung have decided to knuckle down and work to bring an end to their ongoing mobile device patent infringement fight. That sounds great, but the reality is that it just doesn't fit with Samsung's strategy, or Apple's intense desire to protect its intellectual property.