July 10th marked the 10thanniversary of the App Store. As someone in tech it’s impossible not to look back and reflect. The App Store has inevitably defined my career these past years, mostly for the better (there’s always the occasional submission review stress, or the change to the iPad side switches functionality). The App Stores greatest accomplishment is creating a … [Read more...] about 10 Years of Apple’s App Store
This years Google I/O saw the introduction of Google Home, a voice powered assistant device aimed at competing with Amazon Echo and Alexa. In a competitive world I started thinking “What Will It Take for Google Home to Be a Success?” Like Echo and the Alexa technology behind it, Google Home represents an ambitious effort to bring a voice interface into our lives. For … [Read more...] about What Will It Take for Google Home to Be a Success?
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?
How To Show Two Time Zones In Google Calendar Team, For those of you travelling and or working with clients and the team in different time zones this may be a big help: Can I show more than one time zone on my calendar? Yes, you can view two time zones in Google Calendar. To add another time zone to your calendar view, click Settings. On the General tab, under Your … [Read more...] about Showing Two Timezones In Google Calendar
iBeacons are a promising iOS7 feature that's based on Bluetooth Low energy http://www.fastcolabs.com/3017263/why-apples-ibeacon-is-better-than-nfc MLB to use iOS7's iBeacons http://www.engadget.com/2013/09/27/mlb-to-use-ios-7s-ibeacon/ Blackberry gets bough for … [Read more...] about What To Read From The Week Of September 23 2013