Prior to Android Wear I honestly thought that most smart watches weren’t really Smart. There’s a lot of buzz, and hype around Smart Watches and wearable’s. For years I have been unbelievably enticed by the concept of a fully connected device on my wrist. As a kid my concept of a Smart Watch was more akin to a walkie talkie(think Knight Rider), but as an adult those delusions of … [Read more...] about What makes a watch a Smart Watch?
So Apple just announced quite a few new products. While the tech blogs did a great job of covering the event I just wanted to provide a quick summary. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Apple just announced two phones, the 6 and the 6 Plus both of which are larger then the current 5S and 5C. The 6 will feature a 4.7 inch screen at 1334x750 pixels. The 6 Plus will feature a 5.5 inch screen … [Read more...] about The iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch
Before I provide my summary of this weekends cracking of celebrity iCloud accounts let me just say this, go to the Apple ID site (https://appleid.apple.com) and setup up Two-Factor Authentication. What is Two-Factor authentication you ask? Well think of your password as one factor. It’s not bad but isn’t two better then one? So we add another way to identify you are who you … [Read more...] about How to Improve your iCloud Apple ID Security
Last week's WWDC keynote contained an immense amount of information. It essentially summarizes an entire week's worth of presentations into two hours. I won’t summarize it all here as Engadget, The Verge, and the many other sites out there already have, however I did want to provide some of my thoughts. What I am most excited about is the underlying theme everything working … [Read more...] about WWDC 2014 – What I am Most Excited About
The Consumer Electronic Show is a massive convention in Vegas where the largest (and even some of the smallest) names in technology show off their new products. While it’s role has shrunken a bit as a result of companies like Apple and Samsung choosing to unveil their flagship products at their own media events, CES is still full of announcements and prototypes. The … [Read more...] about 2014 The Year of Smart – My Impressions of CES