Apple’s Home Puts All Of Your HomeKit Stuff In One iOS App

0254 Today at Apple’s WWDC 2016 conference, Apple SVP Craig Federighi announced a major update to Apple’s Internet of Things platform, HomeKit. The big news is Apple built a dedicated app to control all the devices in a person’s home.
This will let homeowners use one app to control lights, view doorbell cams, open garage doors and more. This is big. Read More

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Fossil Unveils Android Wear Smartwatch And Other Smart Stuff

Screen Shot 2015-10-21 at 10.55.59 AM Fossil, resisting its own fossilization, has just announced a line of smart accessories called the Fossil Q, powered by Android. There are four watches in the line, varying in level of technological advancement and, of course, price. Let’s start from the top and work our way down. The Q Founder is the show-stealer, running full Android Wear with a circular touchscreen watch-face.… Read More

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Roku’s Boxes Get Better Hardware And News Ways To Find Stuff To Watch

Roku 3 Voice Search The Roku 2 and Roku 3 streaming boxes are getting refreshed today, with new hardware providing faster movement through the interface as you jump around between channels and apps. Read More

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This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Smartphone Stuff And Smart Home Stuff

gadgets150327 It was a big week for phones and homes. John Biggs has been reviewing the new Galaxy S6 Edge from Samsung, while the HTC One M9 recently went on sale in certain markets. And speaking of things that just went on sale, Indiegogo darling Canary recently went live in retail stores like Best Buy and Verizon Wireless, as well as on Amazon. Meanwhile, August Lock raised a huge round of funding to… Read More

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Shyp Returns Makes It Easy To Send Back Stuff You Buy Online

shyp returns On-demand shipping startup Shyp is introducing a new key feature to its iOS and Android app today with the launch of Shyp Returns, a dedicated interface for returning stuff you buy online without stopping at the post office or UPS. Read More
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