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  • 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 […]



  • Facebook is Working on a Video Chat Device for the Home

    Facebook is set to announce the first hardware product from its Building 8 lab at the next F8 developer conference next spring. The product, a touch screen video chat device, is meant for home use. The device is currently in the prototyping phase and will make video chat easier for home users. If this sounds […]


  • Yosemite’s Release Beats Last Year’s Maverick Release

    With the recent release of the Mac OS X Yosemite, Apple has been pleased to notice a more swift adoption by users during the first week of the release as compared to last year’s Maverick operating system release. The difference in adoption rate is not significant as it is at a 12.8 percent rate as […]


  • Everything Apple Announced at WWDC

    This year’s Apple developer conference keynote was long and included several important announcements. Here is a list of the major points: Prime Video – The announcement that Amazon Prime Video support for the Apple TV was the only tvOS announcement. It is however a notable boost to the platform. Now Android, Android TV and Chromecast […]


  • Mac Pro Replacement Due in 2018

    According to John Gruber of the Mac blog Daring Fireball, Apple is set to release a replacement for the Mac Pro in 2018: “Apple is currently hard at work on a “completely rethought” Mac Pro, with a modular design that can accommodate high-end CPUs and big honking hot-running GPUs.” Apple enthusiasts, tech journalists, and even […]


  • Apple releases a new Mac Mini

    After over two years of quasi lack of updates, Apple recently announced updates for their Mac Mini. Additional features for this new release would include 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Haswell processors, Intel HD 5000 with Iris graphics. A PCI-based flash storage would be available for the high-end models. Indeed, the new Mac Mini will come in three […]


  • Apple Releases OS X Yosemite

    During the same media event that announced the new iPad devices, the new Retina iMac and the new Mac mini, Apple has also launched the OS X Yosemite. This new public release is downloadable from the App Store without any costs. To be eligible for the download, you would need at least 2GB of RAM […]


  • Tips on How to Build a Better Wi-Fi Network

    With fast internet connections the norm in most suburban areas, the biggest bottleneck for Internet access at home is the wireless network. Many people rely on the wireless router that came with the internet connection. Some go to the extent of connecting additional access points or wireless extenders. However, there can still be connectivity and […]


  • Apple to Announce Siri Speaker at WWDC

    All the tech press can talk about these days is machine learning, voice control, and home automation. Three things that you cannot do with an Apple product. That will soon be a thing of the past, according to Bloomberg correspondent and renowned Apple tipster Marc Gurman. According to Gurman, Apple will announce the Siri-powered home […]