Tuesday, June 30, 2015

iOS 9 Low Power Mode Cuts Performance by 40 Percent / Temporarily Delete Apps to Make Room for More

1) There are times that we all need to plan a power management strategy for the iPhone.  iOS9's (Fall 2015) feature of adding 3 hours to the battery-life sounds attractive when traveling without accessibility for charging.

  • Casual email reading
  • Browsing web

http://mobile.pcmag.com/news/57497-ios-9-low-power-mode-cuts-performance-by-40-percent

2) Deleting apps to make room for another apps;  this also sounds like a nice feature.
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2486644,00.asp

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Gmail Officially Lets You 'Unsend' Your Emails

Gmail officially lets you 'Unsend' your emails in an option of 5, 10, 20, or 30 seconds (your choice in Gmail > Settings > General).



Also noteworthy in the smartphone world, this feature only works in Google's Inbox app.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Nest’s new Thermostat, Protect, and Dropcam are on the way, alongside a new app to unify them


IOT or the Internet Of Things continues to evolve greater integration of products.

The consumer will benefit with more integrated products by having consistent and easier-to-use portals of this integration.
http://9to5google.com/2015/06/10/nest-thermostat-protect-dropcam/

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Google is developing tech that counts calories from your food pics

Artificial intelligence for calorie counting!
"The project is currently dubbed Im2Calories and exists purely as a research initiative after being first previewed at an artificial intelligence summit last month.


http://9to5google.com/2015/06/02/im2calories-photo-calorie-counter/

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Adult Swim will send you a free Google Cardboard viewer… if you fax them a form

Adult Swim will send you a free Google Cardboard viewer… if you fax them a form


http://9to5google.com/2015/06/02/adult-swim-free-cardboard/

Microsoft Windows 10

Hmmm.... a snapshot of current Windows Operating environment:
  • 58% Windows 7 - remains the most common flavor of Windows (in fact, it's the most common of all desktop operating systems) 
  • 16% Windows 8 (both 8 and 8.1)
  •  2 % Vista
  • 15% XP !!!
How confident are you in upgrading to Win10?



http://www.pcmag.com/topic/windows-10

http://mobile.pcmag.com/news/56717-6-features-disappearing-in-windows-10-and-how-to-replace-them

Monday, June 1, 2015

VR - Virtual Reality 360 with Google Cardboard

Google Cardboard app is now available for both Android and IOS.

Have you experienced the VR 360?  Jump is coming to YouTube in the summer of 2015.

Several models are available.



Or build you own!



https://www.google.com/get/cardboard/get-cardboard/