How to Keep Your Smartened-Up Home Safe From Hackers

By Anick Jesdanun NEW YORK (AP) — More people are getting voice-activated speakers and other smart devices for convenience and security. But doing so could also be giving hackers a key to their homes. Many devices from reputable manufacturers have safeguards built in, but those can’t guarantee against hacks. Gadgets from startups and no-name brands […]

What’s on Center Stage at the CES Tech Show? Your Voice

By Anick Jesdanun What’s the hottest thing in the world of technology these days? Your voice. Some of the most popular gadgets over the holiday season were smart speakers with digital assistants from Amazon and Google. Apple is coming out with its own speaker this year; Microsoft and Samsung have partnered on another. As the […]

Apple Apologizes for Secretly Slowing Older iPhones

By Ryan Nakashima SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple apologized for secretly slowing down older iPhones, a move it said was necessary to avoid unexpected shutdowns related to battery fatigue. Many customers had interpreted the move as a way to for Apple to juice demand for newer iPhone models, their suspicions fueled by the fact that […]

Smart Homes: Not Just for Tech Geeks Anymore

By Anick Jesdanun NEW YORK (AP) — Internet-connected lights, locks and laundry machines are close to becoming everyday household items, thanks in part to voice-activated speakers such as Amazon’s Echo and Google Home. Market research groups are seeing increased sales of lights that turn off when you say “good night,” smart locks that let in […]

DuPont™ Corian® Charging Surface Effortlessly Enables a Wireless World

WILMINGTON, Del. — Since its introduction in 2015, the DuPont Corian Charging Surface has been powering up smart devices in hotels, restaurants and homes around the world. Now, with the introduction of the Qi compatible iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8S models, Corian Charging Surface offers a convenient, stylish and inconspicuous alternative to standard […]