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Apple iPhone 7: Are You F#$king Kidding Me? Let me get right to the point. The new iPhone 7 is a fantastic, awesome, incredible, spectacular iteration of the iPhone 6. Great processor (a quad-core, 64-bit A10 Fusion), outstanding rear-facing camera (12 MP), a new wireless chip (W1) to facilitate Bluetooth connectivity, iOS 10, a pressure-sensitive home button, and taptic feedback. Oh, yeah, there’s one more thing … There’s no headphone jack. Calm down, fanpeople – I’m going to make my case. It would have been fine to replace the 3.5 mm jack with an additional lightning port. If the iPhone 7 had two lightning ports, you would be able to do all of the following: Listen to Music While Charging Your iPhone Talk with Wired Headphones While Charging Your iPhone Use a Payment Dongle While Charging Your iPhone Do Anything Other than Charge Your iPhone While Charging Your i... (more)

Rich Data, Poor Data | @CloudExpo #AI #ML #IoT #M2M #BigData

Rich Data, Poor Data: What the Data Rich Do - That the Data Poor and the Data Middle Class Do Not! Generally speaking, there are two kinds of companies in the world: data rich and data poor. The richest of the data rich are easy to name: Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple. But you don’t need to be at the top of this list to use data to create value. You need to have the tools in place to turn information (data) into action. That’s what the data rich do that the data poor and the data middle class do not. The Data Rich Treat Data Like Cash First-party data (the data collected directl... (more)

Apple CarPlay, Android Auto: Sanity Check | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #API

Apple CarPlay lets your car display a familiar, iOS-like interface. So too with Android Auto and its Google Now-ish display. But your new car has a built-in set of similar features that are ergonomically and technologically integrated. Should you plug your smartphone into the Apple CarPlay or Android Auto USB port and connect it to your car’s infotainment system, or just car-mount your smartphone, plug it into a charger and use it separately? I recently picked up my new car, which features a very high-tech, dual-screen multimedia interface. I was forced to purchase the top-of-the-... (more)

New and Improved 4K HDR (Ultra HD Television)

Ultra HD (aka 4K) televisions have been widely available (at reasonable prices) for only a couple of years. The sets have four times the pixels of good old-fashioned HDTVs (aka 2K) and come in practical sizes up to 7′ diagonal. That’s all great, but with the advent of 4K HDR (high dynamic range), about 10 million first-generation 4K sets may experience an extinction-level event. Like its Ultra HD predecessor, 4K HDR (aka Ultra HD Premium) has 3840×2160 pixels. But collectively packaged under the HDR specification, 4K HDR sets feature several enhancements for your viewing pleasur... (more)

Shelly Palmer Talks About Tech Toys and Battery Safety on Fox 5

A video of today’s segment will be posted soon. Here are some useful links from this morning’s segment on Fox 5. The three toys I mentioned are: Cozmo Toy Robot $179.99 on amazon.com Tin Can Robot $13.75 on amazon.com Tech 4 Kids 3D Magic Imagi Pen $19.99 on amazon.com Check for recalled toys at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website: www.CPSC.gov Please note: These are links to amazon.com. I’m not an affiliate of theirs and I don’t make a commission if you purchase at Amazon. I have not been paid by Amazon to post links to their site. I am not suggesting that you ... (more)