CNBC reports that Apple has hired ex-Microsoft exec and former CEO of a smart lock company to revamp Apple’s home initiatives.
Hiring Jadallah is the latest signal that Apple plans to get serious about its own efforts in the home. Recently, the company acquired a start-up called Pullstring, a start-up that specializes in voice-enabled toys. That purchase could help the smartphone maker become the center of a connected living room.
Apple has been making movement into the home space for years, with the introduction of HomeKit as well as the HomePod which is powered by Siri. HomePod, however, has lagged behind its competitors despite making steady improvements. [...]
Right around the time that Apple debuted new Smart Battery cases designed for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, Mophie, a popular accessory maker, also introduced its Juice Pack Access battery cases for the new iPhones.
In our latest YouTube video, we went hands-on with the Juice Pack Access to compare it to Apple’s Smart Battery Case to see if it’s a better option for those looking to extend their iPhone batteries.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The cases are similar in weight and thickness, and both cases have a hump design with an area where the battery inside the case protrudes. The Juice Pack Access is also made from a [...]
Netflix bietet den automatischen Download der nächsten Episode einer TV-Serie nun auch für Geräte mit iOS an. iPhone&iPad
Netflix today announced the launch of a new Smart Downloads feature that’s designed to streamline the process of downloading content for offline viewing.
With Smart Downloads, when you finish viewing an episode of a TV show that you’ve downloaded, Netflix will delete it and then automatically download the next episode. Smart Downloads is designed to download content only when you’re connected to Wi-Fi so it’s not using your cellular data plan.
Netflix users can choose to use or disable the Smart Downloads feature, which is available on iOS and Android devices. Turning off Smart Downloads will keep watched content on your device.