#023 – Facial Recognition, New Samsung and Motorola Smartphones

Today on KITV’s “Good Morning Hawaii,” anchor Maleko McDonnell and I discuss the latest tech headlines, including the controversial facial recognition startup Clearview AI, and new smartphones from Samsung (including the Galaxy S20 flagship and Galaxy Z Flip folding phone) and Motorola’s Razr reboot and mid-priced Moto G Power. https://archive.org/download/2020-02-13-clearview-ai-samsung-motorola/KITV-2020-02-13-480.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Continue reading #023 – Facial Recognition, New Samsung and Motorola Smartphones

#021 – Ring Data Breach, New York Times Location Data Expose – Dec. 23, 2019 [Video]

Just in time for the holidays, a data breach at security hardware maker Ring (owned by Amazon) reminds us how sensitive smart device access can be. And a bombshell New York Times report shows how readily available location data can allow almost anyone to be identified and tracked. https://archive.org/download/20191223-ring-nyt/KITV-2019-12-23-480.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Continue reading #021 – Ring Data Breach, New York Times Location Data Expose – Dec. 23, 2019 [Video]

#020 – AirPods Pro, Google Fitbit, Apple TV+ – Nov. 5, 2019 [Video]

Apple unexpectedly launches the AirPods Pro with Active Noise Canceling (ANC) for $249, Google acquires Fitbit to revitalize competition in the wearables space, and Apple TV+ launches a week ahead of Disney+. https://archive.org/download/kitv-20191105/KITV-2019-11-05.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Continue reading #020 – AirPods Pro, Google Fitbit, Apple TV+ – Nov. 5, 2019 [Video]

#017 – Apple iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5, Apple TV+ – Sept. 11, 2019 [Video]

Apple’s fall keynote is like Christmas morning for Apple fans. This year Apple announced a reduced price for the iPhone, and better cameras and battery life for the iPhone Pro. Also, the Apple Watch Series 5, and aggressively priced services like Apple Arcade and Apple TV+. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Continue reading #017 – Apple iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5, Apple TV+ – Sept. 11, 2019 [Video]

Mastodon, the Twitter alternative, surpasses 2 million users

Mastodon servers are federated, similar to the way email is federated. While thousands of users hang out and talk about software development on Mastodon.technology, they can also follow and interact with cat lovers over on Toot.cat, the same way Gmail users can exchange messages with Outlook users. Continue reading Mastodon, the Twitter alternative, surpasses 2 million users

Rise of the (Personal) Drones — A Look at the Hover Camera Passport Drone

In the future, our own personal drones will follow us around to take photos of us like our own personal flying paparazzi. It’s not too hard to see that this is where things are going. Here’s the thing: like so many other things, the future is happening a lot sooner than most people think. It’s operating on its own timetable and has been since 2007. … Continue reading Rise of the (Personal) Drones — A Look at the Hover Camera Passport Drone