Nucleus video calling and smart home intercom

Nucleus Smart Home Intercom

Nucleus is a connected home device that lets families have two-way audio and video conversations in the home, between homes, or with any iOS or Andriod smartphone. Jonathan Frankel, 31, is the Lower Merion-based CEO of hardware startup Nucleus, where his team is building what he calls a voice-activated, “frictionless” version of Skype. It takes a fraction of a second (touting <200 milliseconds, to be excact) to connect with another user of the Nucleus device.  Continue reading

Apples iOS9

Apple announces iOS 9, prepare your device for download

Apple Announces iOS 9

Today Apple announced the release of iOS9 as the next major iteration of the operating system. Which, apparently comes in a much smaller package, 1.3GB versus it’s predecessor of 4.58GB. So you don’t have to scramble and delete your camera roll.

Your device should be compatible if you were running iOS 8. You can confirm by going into SettingsGeneralAbout and look at the Version info. Continue reading

baubax travel jacket

The Travel Jacket that has surpassed any clothing project on Kickstarter, ever

The Travel Jacket

According to Kickstarter, this is the most funded clothing project in the history of crowdfunding. The project has raised
$8,503,758 as of today of a pledged of $20,000 goal. You can bet they are a little thrilled. The Travel Jacket has a built-in Neck Pillow, Eye Mask, Gloves, Earphone Holders, Drink Pocket, Tech Pockets of all sizes (including an iPad pocket) and it comes in 4 different styles. Continue reading

what my iphone sees

Apple recalls some iPhone 6 Plus models due to blurry photos

iPhone 6 Camera Problems

Your new shiny iPhone is pretty sweet, right? Except for those blurry photos!

Apple has determined that, in a small percentage of iPhone 6 Plus devices, the iSight camera has a component that may fail causing your photos to look blurry. The affected units fall into a limited serial number range and were sold primarily between September 2014 and January 2015. Continue reading

Google's OnHub

Tired of your Wi-Fi not working? So is Google. Meet OnHub

OnHub Google Router

If you have ever been frustrated with your home network, rebooting devices, pulling cables and remembering cryptic passwords and controls, then this is for you. Google has just taken another step inside the home space with this brilliant networking device.

OnHub makes the most of your existing internet service by using smart software to find the best Wi-Fi connection. You can set priorities (QoS) for devices so they get more bandwidth (Smart TV for watching Netflix) along with a circular antenna design providing a broader range of coverage in your home. Continue reading

Google Analytics Admin tab

How to remove a web site from google analytics

Manage Google Analytics Properties

When you need to remove a view or a property or web site from your Google analytics account, follow these steps below:

Note: As Google constantly improves analytics there are minor changes to where they put certain buttons, including the Move to Trash button

To remove a property from your account:

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Nest Cam

Meet Nest Cam | Nest

Nest Cam

Meet Nest Cam. The latest in the Smart Home products launched from Google. Check out some of the features on this amazing home camera:

  • secure 1080p HD video streaming, advanced Night Vision
  • 130° wide­-angle view and can zoom
  • sends an alert to your phone if it sees something
  • advanced algorithms using depth sensing and face detection
  • integrated with other Nest products to work together

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Mobile Friendly Web Searching

Mobile Friendly Website Design

Starting April 21, 2015, Google announced in this post that users on mobile devices should get more mobile friendly web pages served to them. What does that mean? More mobile friendly web pages will display in your search results when searching Google on your smartphone. Continue reading

Amazon's Echo

Amazon’s Echo Voice Activated Device

Introducing the Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo is a voice command device from Amazon with functions including question answering and playing music. The device consists of a 9-inch (23 cm) tall cylinder speaker with a seven microphone sensor array, speakers that include a woofer/tweeter and a remote control. 

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Microsoft's HoloLens

Introducing the Microsoft HoloLens

Holographic Computing is Here

Microsoft announced a major product during it’s Windows 10 launch this week called the HoloLens. According to Microsoft it is,

Microsoft HoloLens puts you at the center of a world that blends holograms with reality. With the ability to design and shape holograms, you’ll have a new medium to express your creativity, a more efficient way to teach and learn, and a more effective way to visualize your work and share ideas. Your digital content and creations will be more relevant when they come to life in the world around you.

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Petcube – monitor and interact with your pets

Along with the Internet of Things (IoT) comes more connection to our surroundings and things that matter. As more smart technology becomes available and as more accepting we become to using that technology, we see really amazing ideas that help keep us connected with those things most important. Like the cell phone and text messaging kept us closer, video and intuitive smartphone applications will allow us to perform tasks we wouldn’t have thought possible.

Also see Putting the Internet to work for you. Continue reading

the Grid - websites that design themselves

The Grid – Websites that design themselves

What is the Grid

This is not another do-it-yourself website builder. The Grid harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to take everything you throw at it – videos, images, text, urls and more – and automatically shape them into a custom website unique to you. As your needs grow, it evolves with you, effortlessly adapting to your needs. Want to add e-commerce? Social feeds? A different layout? The Grid just takes care of it. This is not a website builder. This is your personal AI web developer. Its first masterpiece is the website you’re looking at right now. Its next one could be yours.

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