In this week’s top stories: CES 2020 brings HomeKit, AirPlay 2, and more, Apple’s Breathe app on Apple Watch, a new “Shot on iPhone” competition, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news. expand full story
Apple entered the 2010s just as the iPhone began to explode in popularity. The iPhone became the most successful consumer product, ever. Sales surged for another five years and still make up a majority of Apple’s revenues. However, we exit the decade with the iPhone making up a smaller portion of Apple’s business than ever before, as the company diversifies into strong lineups of wearables, tablets and services offerings.
But nothing is a simple straight line. Apple had to graduate through the passing of its founder, juggle relationships with an ever-expanding list of consumer and professional market segments, and adapt to the public attention and scrunity that only comes along as a consequence of being the biggest company in the world. This is a decade in Apple, on one page.
Ring announces upgraded home security products, solar-powered lighting at CES
Ring has taken to CES 2020 to detail its latest products, including six new security-minded accessories designed to help users feel safer at home. Alongside a new gate monitor are Alexa-enabled smart light bulbs and outdoor lighting. Its been a rather tumultuous few weeks for Ring following reports of questionable security practices, so today’s showing at CES 2020 is all the more important for Amazon’s security subsidiary. Head below for additional details.
Siri Shortcuts coming to Intellithings RoomMe Bluetooth-based occupancy sensors
Intellithings has an upcoming update for its occupancy sensor that offers personalized smart home automation. Ahead of CES, the company has announced that Siri Shortcuts are coming to its RoomMe Bluetooth-based sensor.
December 28, 2019
As we wrap up the decade, one trend has been clear: Apple’s enterprise growth. We heard at JNUC that all Fortune 500 companies are using Apple products. We’re seeing companies build enterprise security tools for macOS. We’re seeing from IBM that their employees who use macOS generally perform better at work as well. It’s been a great decade, and this week, I want to look at Apple’s top ten enterprise (and K-12) innovations. expand full story