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Articles tagged with: Apple

Home Automation: Mystery, Mayhem, or Magical?

on Tuesday, 10 November 2015. Posted in Home Automation Industry

“Help!  Help!  Jane!  Stop this crazy thing!”  -  George Jetson, The Jetsons, Theme Song.

The Jetsons was an American animated TV sitcom produced by Hanna-Barbera originally airing in the 1960s.  The Jetsons were a futuristic family living an innovative utopia of elaborate robotic contraptions and whimsical inventions.  Their home has numerous push-button, Space Age-envisioned amenities which some helped and some did not. George Jetson's workweek is typical of his era:  an hour a day, two days a week.  Daily life is leisurely, assisted by numerous laborsaving devices, which occasionally break down with humorous results.  Despite these conveniences, everyone complains of exhausting hard labor and difficulties living with the remaining inconveniences.  Sound familiar?

Has Apple changed the way we watch TV?

on Thursday, 01 October 2015. Posted in Home Automation Products

In the past in order to have TV content, you had to either get Cable, Satellite or install this big dish in your back yard. Today, we have the Internet. With services like Hulu and NetFlix we got our first taste of streaming movies and past TV shows. Then, we got AppleTV. With Apple TV we had the same Hulu and Netflix but we had Apple Movies, Music, our Photo Libraries and other individual TV channels. Apple was providing us with movies before NetFlix and even before HBO and Showtime. They provide movies to our home earlier and with better resolution than Movies on Demand

Has Apple done it again?

on Thursday, 18 June 2015. Posted in Home Automation Products

Apple is no stranger to innovating products to make them more advanced. The Apple Watch is not a new innovation since other smart watches are on the market from Samsung, LG, and others, but how different is it from its competitors?

Apple Patents Home Automation Technology

on Thursday, 03 April 2014. Posted in Home Automation Industry

I came across an article that I was puzzled by at first, and as I read it I thought “This sounds like really cool technology”. Just when you thought Apple couldn’t up their game with a new kind of product, they seem to be heading in that direction...