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  • Elizabeth Warren accuses Apple of anti competitive practices

    Article written by Blue Lava Tech Apple is again the target of another politician, this time with accusations of anticompetitive behavior. She cited Apple, Amazon and Google but singled out Apple and mentioned them using their size to “snuff out the competition”. These comments were during an event called “America’s Monopoly Problem.” She gave specific […]


  • LG fixing Wi-Fi Interference Problems with UltraFine 5K Display

    Last summer, Apple discontinued its own Thunderbolt display after a five-year run. Rather than build a new display, during the launch of the new line of MacBook Pro, Apple recommended that users buy the  LG UltraFine 5K Display. The issue for most Apple customers was the lack of the Apple aesthetic, even though the display […]


  • Android Phones to Have Depth Sensing Cameras in 2018

    According to details released by Qualcomm, next years crop of Android flagship phones could have depth sensing abilities. The features are part of the next generation Snapdragon processor that will be part of next year’s flagship Android phones. To be clear, none of these features are groundbreaking, and we have seen them in some form […]


  • Rumor: Siri-Based Home Assistant to be Announced This Year

    Today Amazon owns the voice-controlled home assistant market. Google Home is the only other player in the market at the moment. The one notable absentee is Apple. There have been rumors circulating for years of an Apple Siri-based home assistant. There have never been many details available, until now. The rumors of a Siri home […]


  • The limitations of the HomePod

    The HomePod, in typical Apple fashion, is a beautiful cylindrical smart home speaker that emphasizes audio quality over smart home features. However, before you buy one, there are several limitations that you should be aware of: Siri Unlike the Amazon Echo and Google Home, Siri does not function all that well as a voice assistant. […]


  • How the HomePod works with Apple’s music services

    There is a lot of confusion about the HomePod and how it works with existing music services by Apple. It is common knowledge now that it will only work with services in Apple’s ecosystem. However, there are so many Apple services that end users are unsure of what will work. Here are some typical scenarios […]


  • Smart Garage Door Openers

    Lights and power outlets are two of the most popular parts of a home that smart home enthusiasts automate first. However, there is another part of your house where automation can bring many benefits: The Garage Door. The first benefit is that you can control the garage door from anywhere. Pair it with a camera, […]


  • Router Security is Terrible: How to Fix It

    The vast majority of home routers are not secure. Security researchers believe that without a public campaign to ask users to secure routers, more than 40% of users in the United States are vulnerable to hacking and information theft. “If a router is sold at [an electronics chain], you don’t want to buy it,” independent […]



  • Apple Launches the iPhone X

    Earlier this week, during its annual iPhone launch event, Apple launched the new iPhone X. The iPhone X is a new phone besides the usual lineup of the iPhone and iPhone Plus. This year the full lineup is the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X. This is the most expensive Apple phone […]