Belkin embraces the internet of things (IoT) by letting you control this new web-connected Mr. Coffee maker from anywhere with an Android or iOS device. They also have a new IoT gadget for DIYers.
The mobile space is exploding with smartphones in every pocket and tablets on the horizon. James Kendrick brings you the latest news from the mobile world and a breakdown of what it means to you.
James Kendrick has been using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds, and has been sharing his insights on mobile technology for almost that long. Prior to joining ZDNet, James was the Founding Editor of jkOnTheRun, a CNET Top 100 Tech Blog that was acquired by GigaOM in 2008 and is now part of that prestigious tech network. James' writing has appeared in many print publications: Smartphone and Pocket PC Magazine, Information Week and Laptop Magazine to name a few. James' coverage of the mobile technology sector has regularly appeared in the New York Times, Salon.com and CNN/ Fortune online. Not just a writer, James has filmed numerous video reviews and how-tos that have garnered well over a million viewers. He has appeared on local news segments and been interviewed by the Associated Press on mobile technology topics. Additionally, James has been podcasting about mobile technology for years.
News about iOS this week: Apple expected to sell lots of iPhones but not lots of iPads, and Dropbox reciprocates love from Microsoft.
Android news this week: Samsung isn't moving enough Galaxy S5 phones, a new theme store for modders, and the keyboard folio for the Nexus 9 appears.
Whether a company supplied iPad or you're bringing your own to work, here's how to do it right.
It's hard to fit this giant Android tablet into a conventional slot. The pico projector is a first for an Android tablet and very cool, if a bit difficult to use.
Some developers are updating their iOS apps often, and that can result in an unexpected cost for users.
This week Apple confirmed Beats Music will be wrapped up in iOS, the company was fined for violating patents, and iOS 8.1.1 was released.
This week we had reports of Lollipop rendering devices useless, Office for Android getting Dropbox support, and Nokia released an Android tablet.
The folks at Acer have given ZDNet advance notice for some good deals for Black Friday.
This unique device from the folks at Amazon wants to be your invisible friend in the room. In some ways it probably will be.
The folks at Logitech apparently never rest, with the rash of cases regularly appearing for the new iPad. This new one has a hidden hinge that props the tablet just as you want it.
The recent announcement of the Amazon Echo took many by surprise. The company signed up those interested in buying one, and purchase invites are now going out.
Whether you have a lot of gadgets as I do or a couple on two different platforms, using apps that work on multiple platforms is the way to go. Here are some good ones.
Months after Amazon unveiled the latest version of the OS running the Kindle Fire HDX tablets and the ill-fated Fire Phone, the update is finally rolling out.
This week Apple pulled Fitbit from its online store, iMessages freed for switching, and the best onscreen keyboards for iOS 8 detailed.