The world of smart watches in a bit of a rough spot – With the exception of the Apple Watch, virtually no other brand has ever managed to capture large parts or the market. Even once popular watches like the Moto 360 have been downgraded to the drawer where gadgets go to die. In my opinion, one of the biggest things holding smartwatches back is their limited battery life. A … [Read more...] about Review: Withings Steel HR hybrid smartwatch
Google Assistant and its companion hardware appliances have long been my go-to friend for information I could have looked up on my phone... Of course given their popularity, there is no denying that voice assistants are here to stay. In my home, I have 8 places I can ask Google something, and everyone in my household has their own favorite things they use their assistant for. … [Read more...] about Your Google Assistant now knows how much your trip will suck (or not)…
For anyone on the go, the risk of losing access to one of your core accounts (Microsoft, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn) is huge - especially in the current climate of governments hacking each other. Thankfully, there are options to protect yourself, and one of the best I can recommend is making use of hardware protection keys, also known as two factor authentication security keys. … [Read more...] about Travelers, protect yourself (and your Microsoft account) with a Yubico hardware key.
Hands up if you've ever visited the home of someone who mounted their living room TV vertically just for the fun of it... Now, hands up if you are guilty of shooting video vertically with your phone... Now, of course I'd hate for this blog to become a rant blog, but if you'd ask me what my major pet peeves are with technology, number one would be lousy battery … [Read more...] about Please stop the vertical video madness
Remember technology news from 2015? Every other piece of news seemed to have some kind of link to VR, 3D, 360 video and head mounted displays. Facebook had just completed its $2 Billion purchase of Oculus, and we were all told to prepare for a future full of virtual reality content. 2016 and 2017 weren't much different - the price of 360 cameras came down, and every Galaxy S7 … [Read more...] about In 2019, will VR still have a place in travel technology?