We've proudly been iPhone users since the day they were first available six years ago, but along the way we've heard the siren song of the occasional Android or Windows Phone as well. There's just one problem: Manufacturers and carriers tend to junk up Android handsets with custom software, making it hard to find devices with the real stock experience. Now, two of the best are available direct from Google — find out which ones in today's recap.
Like many brand-new Apple products, owners of the latest MacBook Air models are finding the notebook's 802.11ac Wi-Fi a bit finicky, with reports of dropped connections last week and now a software bug in OS X that appears to be causing slower file transfers. But take heart: Cupertino usually gets all of these issues fixed sooner rather than later...
We're big fans of Logitech's Harmony remote controls, and even though the company may soon divest itself of the division, they're moving forward with a new Smart Control edition that puts mobile devices in control of the living room.
Although it won't be able to run OS X Mavericks until this fall, Apple used WWDC 2013 to introduce updates to the MacBook Air line with dramatically improved battery life and a new AirPort Extreme Base Station to power its 802.11ac Wi-Fi.
Now that Apple's built-in Maps app finally includes turn-by-turn navigation, makers of traditional GPS navigation products like Magellan are trying to find new ways to market their services to the iOS crowd.
While Logitech may be looking to unload its Harmony line of remote control products, that hasn't stopped them from introducing its latest product, which puts a smartphone in control of your home theater setup.
It's no secret that 802.11n is no longer the fastest Wi-Fi on the block, but the question is: When will Apple support it? Judging from code found inside the latest OS X developer beta, it could be coming soon.
Google was busy on Monday, both with a new Google+ for iOS update as well as tweaking its product mix for Nik Software, the company it acquired for its Snapseed app. Speaking of acquisitions, Apple has confirmed one of its own for an indoor mapping startup, although Cupertino is being tight-lipped on exactly what they'll do with it. Ready for the all the details? Then read on...