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Amazon Will Now Deliver Your Packages Inside Your Home

Amazon has introduced a way for couriers to open your front door to allow your packages to be safely delivered inside your home. This new service is called Amazon Key, and it relies on the combination of Amazon’s new Cloud Cam and compatible smart lock. The camera is connected to the internet through your home Wi-Fi and then talks to the lock over Zigbee, a wireless protocol utilized by many smart home devices. You may be asking how the [...]

iPhone X.. Is it the phone of the future?

Apple has released a device to commemorate the iPhone's 10th anniversary!  The special edition phone is named the iPhone X.  The announcement was made at an event by Tim Cook.  The iPhone X has been the subject of rumor for many months, and now all the official details have been revealed. Cook said the new iPhone was “the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone.” Fun fact, it's not pronounced iPhone X... - it's iPhone "Ten".  A new feature it includes is [...]

SNAPCHAT SPECTACLES: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Tired of staring at your phone and ignoring your surroundings in order to stay connected? Well, Snapchat (now Snap Inc., technically) has the answer. The company’s Spectacles sunglasses have lit up the internet, a result of both the product’s unique nature and its initial limited availability. Now that Spectacles can be purchased online, avid snappers will no doubt have lots of questions about the fashion-forward eye candy, so let’s not waste time. Before you buy Well, it goes without saying, you will need an [...]

FREE Fidget Spinner with Every Repair!

If you know a middle school kid, or a parent or teacher of one, chances are you've seen the simple little colorful device that's driving them all crazy lately. A fidget spinner is considered to be a type of fidget toy; a low profile, handheld device that people can, well, fidget with without making a big scene. A fidget spinner has a stable middle and a disc with two or three paddles that can be spun, much like a ceiling [...]

Want to Charge your iPhone over Wi-Fi? Apple is working on it!

Apple is working on a technology that could dramatically change how you view wireless charging. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday (Apr. 27) published an Apple patent application describing a method by which you could charge your iPhone wirelessly with help from the Wi-Fi router in your home. Instead of using a standard wireless charging pad or dock, power to your iPhone would be transferred over the air all over your house. Apple's patent application, which was discovered by [...]

Third-Party Screen Repairs No Longer Void Apple iPhone Warranty

Great news, Apple is changing their long-standing policy regarding third-party iPhone screen repairs.  Apple’s previous long-standing policy had been that if a device had a third-party display, the iPhone’s warranty was void and it wouldn’t perform any sort of repairs on the device. With these relaxations, however, Apple is making it easier for users to get their device repaired even if they at one point went elsewhere for service. What does this mean for iPhone users? iPhones that have undergone any third-party [...]