Unlike previous generations, millennials have grown up with technology at their fingertips. From flat screens to touch screens, iPads to iPhones, and everything going digital, it’s no wonder they use technology like it’s always been a part of life. With the huge variety of devices to choose from, why do they like smartphones the most? Here are 5 good reasons smartphones are their prefered device.
In the past decade, online shopping has become more and more popular, encouraging shoppers to find the very best deals they can. As more shoppers turn to the web for deals, more scammers turn to online shopping for a way to make an easy buck. Internet scams are increasing in sophistication, so you need to do more to protect yourself and your money. Here are simple steps you can take to shop online safely.
If you’ve seen the original Star Wars trilogy, you know the famous scene of Princess Leia as a hologram. In it, she pleads for help from Obi Wan Kenobi. This scene came out in 1977 and it excited Star Wars fans and techno geeks alike. Now, in 2017, could this technology really be possible?
If you have a kid with a smartphone, do you worry about what they’re looking at online, where they go with their friends, or the kind of texts they’re sending? As a parent it’s hard to know where to draw the line between freedom and protection. Technology is essential for school and social networking these days, which is why Google has come up with a way to help parents keep their kids safe with their electronic devices.
The Xbox One comes with a 500GB hard drive, which is fairly large, but games are also getting much larger. For example, even with a physical disc, Halo: the Master Chief collection takes up at least 62GB. With games this large, finding ways to free up more space is as important as ever.
When you’re driving, do you find yourself distracted by other drivers, cell phones or passengers? How many accidents are caused every year by these types of distractions? What if you car could be equipped with something that could limited your distractibility? A new type of technology is in the works that could do just this.
A new system called eyeSight has been developed that uses computer vision to detect eye movement that indicated drowsiness or distractedness in the driver. An infrared camera can track the driver’s eyes and instantly analyze it to see if the driver is not paying attention to the road.
If distraction or drowsiness is detected, the car will alert the driver and use the car’s safety systems to adjust as needed. This could include altering the cruise control to increase or decrease the distance between the car ahead. Although it can’t detect everything, it could be helpful in a number of cases.
The race for smaller, faster and more intelligent technology is endless, pushing scientists and designers to constantly push the envelope. One of these racers, IBM, has just taken a huge step forward in their ability to store information. They are working on a way to store data on a single atom.
When Siri first arrived, she was new, surprising and fascinating. She was an incredible tool and toy for grown ups and kids alike. Now that she’s been around for a while, have we seen all her capabilities? Does Siri have any new tricks up her sleeve in the future?
When you hear the name Rolex, what comes to mind? I think of high powered businessmen on wall street, fancy suits, and people at the top of the socioeconomic food chain. The Rolex company was founded in London in 1905 and has been known for some of the world’s best watches ever since. Now that smartwatches are making their way into the market, can Rolex survive?
- Voicemail Plus
It is now possible to check your voice messages without even being near your phone. You can use your Vonage Web account to access and listen to all your messages through your computer. You can also enable e-mail notifications letting you know when you have received a new message with the message attached. You can save your messages to your computer or e-mail them to friends and business associates