Category Archives: Apple

Are There Killer Apps for AR and VR?

Restless grumblings are rocking the virtual reality (VR) world. Previous rose-colored projections are undergoing hasty revisions as disappointing VR hardware sales reports trickle in. We’re shocked that folks don’t like putting stuff on their heads that completely blind them, forcing … Continue reading

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VR’s Rocky Road to the Mainstream

VR suffers multiple format, ergonomic and technical issues that could delay or even permanently impede its path to the radio-TV-web mainstream. Read more about VR’s Rocky Road to the Mainstream in this blog post.

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Top 10 iPhone X Quirks

From the Huffington Post: Top 10 iPhone X Quirks

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iPhone X review roundup: Apple’s most important smartphone yet has arrived

iPhone X review roundup: Apple’s most important smartphone yet has arrived For the iPhone’s 10th birthday Apple has binned Touch ID and the Home button in favor of Face ID and a bigger screen — but has the gamble paid … Continue reading

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Looking to Buy a New Amazon Echo? Wait.

A Huffington Post preview of the coming avalanche of smart voice-assistant speakers on the horizon, which you can read here.

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7 Reasons to Buy an Apple Watch Series 3 LTE with a few caveats

7 Reasons to Buy an Apple Watch Series 3 LTE with a few caveats

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8 Best IFA Smart Home Devices for 2017

8 Best IFA Smart Home Devices for 2017 The annual IFA show in Berlin is a showcase for smart home devices — there’s a heavy lean toward products for the kitchen, with large scale appliances front and center. This year’s … Continue reading

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My Original iPhone Reviews, 2007

Me and my still-working original iPhone from 2007 Today is the 10th anniversary of Apple’s iPhone going on sale. Back in June/July 2007, I waited online overnight at the Fifth Avenue Apple store in Manhattan for my original iPhone, then … Continue reading

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Top 10 Gadgets of the Last 50 Years

  As part of the CES 50th anniversary commemoration, in my role as newly-minted historian for the Consumer Technology Association (CTA, the industry and lobbying group who produce CES), I helped collect around three dozen historically significant gadgets for display. … Continue reading

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GearBrain’s Best of IFA16

GearBrain’s Best of IFA16 Eye-Tracking Laptops, a Robotic Elf And Tech That Lets You Take Calls With Your Finger

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