Friday, February 22, 2019

Drones Shuts Down Aircraft Firefighting Operations

Forest fires in California are serious business —  between the expected heat coming in the summer, the dry winters and the drought, the state is expected to be in for a long,...

Apple Manufacturer Foxconn Looks to Open Shop in India

If you’re big into Apple products, you’ve seen this on pretty much everything you own: "Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in China." But if Foxconn, one of Apple’s major manufacturing...

TiVo Online: This is Not the Cloud DVR/Web Interface You’re Looking For

Talk to any TiVo owner and it’s clear they love the things. They rave about how functional it is. The user interface is what makes the pricey box and its monthly fee...

Apple Watch Dev Kit a Go at WWDC, but No New Apple TV According...

Unlike the iPhone introduction, Apple got the message that what people really want for their Apple Watches are native apps. It about a year for the company to get the message...

Apple Stores Killing AT&T and Verizon iPhone Subsidies

If you’re a serial iPhone upgrader — and by that I mean you’re the type of person who lines up on the device’s launch day or you pre-order the moment the...

GoPro to Introduce 320 Degree, 6 Camera “Sphere” and Drone

If you’re someone who doesn’t surf, BASE jump or engage in some kind of activity that makes your insurance agent wince, you probably don’t have much use for a GoPro. Nice...

Flying the Security Compromised Skies

According to the FBI, Chris Roberts, a security researcher with One World Labs, may have successfully intruded into the flight system of a passenger jet and did it while it was...

Google Lets Loose Self-Driving Cars on its Home Turf

Self-driving cars have been the stuff of sci-fi, from low brow futuristic shoot-'em-ups like Demolition Man to thought provoking social commentaries like Minority Report.   "The future" looks like it’s even closer....

Blackberry Returns to T-Mobile Shelves

T-Mobile will be offering the Blackberry Classic to its customers later this month. It can be purchased for either the full retail price of $439.92, or for zero down and 24...

Apple Watch Stands Up to the Internet’s Attempts to Drown it

Officially, the Apple Watch has a water resistance rating of IPX7, which in plain English means that showering, being in the rain or washing your hands with the the device should...