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2018

Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock provides 4K60 video, Gigabit Ethernet in small form factor

Monday January 08, 2018

Elgato has announced the Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock, providing 4K through either DisplayPort or HDMI in a very small enclosure.

DJI shows off iPhone-ready Osmo Mobile 2 gimbal with better battery life, easier controls

Monday January 08, 2018

Drone maker DJI has revealed the Osmo Mobile 2, an upgraded version of its stabilizing smartphone gimbal, set to launch through apple.com on Jan. 23.

Limited Apple Watch controls for select Whirlpool appliances coming in 2018

Monday January 08, 2018

Whirlpool will add Apple Watch support to its app in 2018, allowing users of the wearable to control more than 20 compatible appliances when the technology is fully deployed.

Kohler launches Kohler Konnect smart home range of iPhone-configurable bathroom and kitchen fixtures

Monday January 08, 2018

Kitchen and bathroom fixture producer Kohler has created its own smart home platform, Kohler Konnect, which allows some of its products to communicate with HomeKit and other smart home frameworks, as well as offering control via an iPhone app and through voice commands.

Asus XG Station Pro Thunderbolt 3 eGPU enclosure has slim form factor, external power supply

Monday January 08, 2018

Asus has abandoned large enclosures for it's latest Thunderbolt 3 external GPU expansion case, with the new XG Station Pro separating the power supply's bulk and heat from the enclosure.

Wemo Bridge adds Apple HomeKit to Belkin's line of smarthome accessories

Monday January 08, 2018

At the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show Belkin made good on years of promises and launched the Wemo Bridge, which lets other Wemo smarthome accessories link with Apple's HomeKit.

Moen wants you to take a shower with Siri and Alexa

Sunday January 07, 2018

Plumbing hardware giant Moen is building out its U by Moen smart shower system with the latest virtual assistant technology from Apple and Amazon, allowing users to turn on fixtures, adjust temperature settings and more with their voice.

First Alert debuts Onelink Safe & Sound smoke alarm/speaker with HomeKit, AirPlay 2 support

Sunday January 07, 2018

Smoke detector manufacturer First Alert is getting into the premium speaker business with its Onelink Safe & Sound smoke and carbon monoxide alarm, an in-ceiling device that boasts integration with Apple's HomeKit platform.

Shareholders ask Apple to study impact of iPhone addiction on young users

Sunday January 07, 2018

A pair of major Apple shareholders have issued an open letter asking the company to study the impact of heavy smartphone use by children and teenagers, as well as offer more parental restrictions on iPhones.

Elgato announces 'Eve Room' and 'Eve Button' HomeKit-enabled accessories

Sunday January 07, 2018

Accessories maker Elgato expanded its HomeKit-enabled product offering at the Consumer Electronics Show on Sunday, announcing the debut of a revamped "Eve Room" sensor with embedded e-ink display and "Eve Button," a new wireless device capable of triggering HomeKit scenes remotely.

Watch: 5K gaming on an iMac Pro

Saturday January 06, 2018

With a Vega 56 GPU, Apple's iMac Pro is well equipped to handle professional imaging tasks from high-resolution video editing to batch RAW photo processing. That power can also be applied to recreational activities like gaming, as we discovered in this video.

This week on AI: Apple fights 'Meltdown' & 'Spectre,' iMac Pro review, 6.5" 'iPhone X Plus' & more

Saturday January 06, 2018

Apple began 2018 with yet another unwanted problem, in this case the "Meltdown" and "Spectre" security vulnerabilities in its processors. News of the week also included rumors of Jimmy Iovine leaving Apple Music, and our hands-on review of the iMac Pro.

Law firm that extracted $450M settlement in Apple e-books case is going after company for throttling iPhones

Friday January 05, 2018

Hagens Berman, the consumer rights law firm that successfully obtained a $450 million settlement from Apple over e-book price fixing, once again has the tech giant in its sights, and on Friday filed a class-action lawsuit over the iPhone throttling debacle.

Amazon Alexa making appearance in $1000 Vuzix augmented reality smart glasses

Friday January 05, 2018

Amazon won't be the first company to deploy its Alexa voice assistant in glasses, with Vuzix stepping up to the plate to do so in mid-2018.

Video: How the Meltdown & Spectre chip flaws affect Apple's Mac and iPhone

Friday January 05, 2018

Both Intel- and ARM-based processors can be susceptible to various hacks, known as Meltdown and Spectre, affecting Macs, iPhones, iPads, and even Apple TVs. Apple has already implemented some fixes, with more to come, but there's a lot to unravel. AppleInsider is here to explain the situation in our latest video.

Latest addition to Apple's upcoming TV slate is 'Home' docuseries

Friday January 05, 2018

Diverting from the path of scripted fiction shows, Apple has reportedly picked up "Home," a documentary series on unusual houses and the people behind them.

Plugable Thunderbolt 3 drive offers 480GB of NVMe SSD external storage with fast data transfer rates

Friday January 05, 2018

Dock and accessory producer Plugable introduced the Thunderbolt 3 480GB NVMe Solid State Drive at CES, an external storage device that takes advantage of the high bandwidth of Thunderbolt 3 connections to offer fast transfers in a highly portable form factor.

Plugable USB-C Mini Docking Station attaches to VESA, provides 85W power, Ethernet, USB-A to MacBook, MacBook Pro

Friday January 05, 2018

A new USB-C dock from Plugable returns legacy ports to users including Ethernet and USB type A, in an enclosure that can be easily attached to the VESA mount on the back of a display.

Neutrogena SkinScanner iPhone attachment features 30x lens, 12 LED lights, skin moisture sensor

Friday January 05, 2018

Skin care company Neutrogena has introduced an iPhone attachment and companion app that are used in tandem to evaluate a skin condition, and suggest products and care routines to help the user's complexion.

December Apple updates fixed 'Meltdown' & 'Spectre' vulnerabilities on older Macs [u]

Friday January 05, 2018

Updates released in early December should already have dealt with "Meltdown" and "Spectre" vulnerabilities on older Intel Macs, according to Apple's release notes -- but a late Friday retraction of the claim has shed some doubt on the situation.