Articles Posted in the " Apple " Category

  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]



  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]