Apple's HomeKit  home automation technology will be able to control new smart home products

Apple's HomeKit home automation technology will be able to control new smart home products

Apple's smart home platform is learning how to do a number of new tricks. At WWDC, Apple announced that HomeKit will soon be able to control a number of new types of smart home products, including security systems, motion sensors, carbon dioxide monitors, and window shades. Right now, HomeKit only covers the basics, including locks and lights. Apple is also making it easier to control HomeKit devices from outside the home. 

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Apple Watch gets an update in the Fall of 2015 with Watch OS 2

Apple Watch gets an update in the Fall of 2015 with Watch OS 2

Apple Watch is getting a software upgrade. On 8 June 2015 at WWDC, Apple has announced the next version of the Watch's OS, henceforth known as watchOS. It's the first major update to Apple Watch — a moment big enough that Tim Cook himself is announcing it himself at WWDC... before handing it off to Kevin Lynch for the nitty gritty details. The flagship feature? Native Apple Watch apps — but there's a lot more, too.

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Apple gets into the streaming music business with Apple Music

Apple gets into the streaming music business with Apple Music

Apple has finally jumped into the music streaming race, unveiling Apple Music at WWDC this afternoon. The company revolutionized digital music with the iPod and iTunes, but is now playing catch up, trying to align itself with the current era of subscription offerings. "We’ve had a long relationship with music," said Apple CEO Tim Cook. "And music has had a rich history of change, some of which we’ve played a part in." 

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Toronto transit update: Pan Am Games Update and the new Downtown Toronto-Airport Rail Link

Toronto transit update: Pan Am Games Update and the new Downtown Toronto-Airport Rail Link

The Union Pearson Express will deliver quick, dependable service between Toronto Pearson International Airport and Toronto's downtown Union Station – the two busiest transportation hubs in Canada. The link is scheduled to come into service in 2015, just in time for the Pan/Parapan American Games.

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Computers on small sticks that plug into your TV's HDMI port: Chromebit versus Intel Compute Stick

Computers on small sticks that plug into your TV's HDMI port: Chromebit versus Intel Compute Stick

All you need is a monitor, a keyboard, and a mouse. Both the Compute Stick and the Chromebit are about the size of an older thumb drive, although a closer comparison form-factor-wise is a Google Chromecast or Amazon Fire TV Stick, thanks to the HDMI connector. But which one should you get? Should you pre-order a Compute Stick now, or wait for the Chromebit? Let’s take a closer look.

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Knowing if your iPhone has been hacked and what to do about it

Knowing if your iPhone has been hacked and what to do about it

The iPhone has an operating system similar to your laptop or desktop computer. This means that an iPhone could be compromised and “hacked” by an enterprising and unscrupulous individual, just like a computer. A few signs will help you to discover whether your iPhone has been hacked and, if so, whether you should wipe it clean and reinstall the operating system.

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Wearables...

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Connected Cars...

Connected Cars...

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The Connected World...

The Connected World...

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Wearable Payments...

Wearable Payments...

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Wearables and Apple Watch...

Wearables and Apple Watch...

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Wearables and Android Wear...

Wearables and Android Wear...

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Connected Cars...

Connected Cars...

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LG launches G Watch R

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Internet of Things...

Internet of Things...

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