The move to incorporate smarter technology into our homes is finally here, and the field looks to be largely dominated by two tech giants. The two giants--Apple and Google both made moves to acquire smaller companies that specifically aim to improve your home life via technology. It's worth noting that Gartner Research predicts "smart home" technology will add $1.9 trillion to the global economy by 2020.
Every fall the public gets antsy for the unveiling of the new Apple products about to be released and boy should they be excited for this fall. Apple will be releasing Mac OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 and they have big hopes for them. An Apple press release after the unveiling of iOS 8 said that it was “the biggest release since the launch of the App Store, giving users incredible new features and developers the tools to create amazing new apps."