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Kellyanne Conway says she is ‘not Inspector Gadget’ or ‘in job of having evidence’ after microwave comments – The Independent

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

Kellyanne Conway said she was “not Inspector Gadget” or “in the job of having evidence” when quizzed on television about wiretapping claims. In a bid to make light of her suggestion that Barack Obama could have spied on Donald Trump using a microwave, she referenced the 1980s cartoon character who had thousands of high-tech gadgets installed in his body.  “I’m not Inspector Gadget,” she told CNN. “I don’t believe people are using their microwave…

Sony’s touchscreen projector technology feels like the future of interactivity – The Verge

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

This year at SXSW, Sony opened up what it calls the “Wow Factory” in a converted warehouse on Trinity Street in Austin, where members of its Future Lab program have set up some of the coolest and weirdest hardware concepts out there. The Future Lab program is a research and development initiative that urges Sony employees to think more about human interaction and creativity, and not just bigger screens and…

Switching from Mac to PC: Choosing a laptop – PCWorld

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

I’m committed to switching from a Mac to a PC, and the next step is to start shopping. When you haven’t used anything but Macs for close to two decades, the sheer quantity and variety of Windows choices poses a challenge. So, while I researched which new Windows laptop would be a good fit for me, I spent some time experimenting with the first Windows computer I could get my…

When cell phone disaster strikes, you have some options – PCWorld

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

One of the most common and saddest inquiries we get at Answer Line is how to retrieve photos and videos from a phone that’s been stolen, or that’s been dropped in water and no longer works. You may be able to save the phone or its data if you try these steps.  In case of a dead phone, you can most likely get the data back using a recovery service—at…

Who is Jon Bentley? The Gadget Show presenter and Top Gear producer who helped launch Jeremy Clarkson’s TV … – The Sun

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

JOURNALIST Jon Bentley first joined The Gadget Show as a presenter in 2004. Here’s everything you need to know about the 55-year-old, as the 25th series of the popular tech show hits our screens. Jon Bentley, pictured in 2013, is the chief tech tester on The Gadget Show Who is Jon Bentley? Self-confessed car boffin Jon was born in 1961 and was privately educated at Millfield, in Somerset. The dad-of-two then studied…

Creating A Digital Innovation Factory – Forbes

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

By Laurent-Pierre Baculard Many large, traditional companies view digital innovation in a particular way. They assume the explosive growth of native digital competitors can be largely explained by breakthrough discoveries or technological wonders. True innovation, they assume, is the realm of digital wonks and ambitious entrepreneurs. The corollary, of course, is we don’t know how to do that. But as my colleagues and I wrote in a recent Bain Brief…

Sony’s touchscreen projector technology feels like the future of interactivity – The Verge

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

This year at SXSW, Sony opened up what it calls the “Wow Factory” in a converted warehouse on Trinity Street in Austin, where members of its Future Lab program have set up some of the coolest and weirdest hardware concepts out there. The Future Lab program is a research and development initiative that urges Sony employees to think more about human interaction and creativity, and not just bigger screens and…

Digital to overtake traditional mediums by 2021-22: EY – Economic Times

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

MUMBAI: Digital mediums are likely to surpass traditional ones by 2021-22, when smart phone and broadband penetration increases in the country, according toEY India. “When does digital overtake physical? When smartphone penetration becomes 50 per cent of the population, which in our case will happen in 2019-2020. Second factor is when broadband is equal to one-third of the smartphone penetration, which in our case will happen only by 2021-22, according…

Four Key Things to Know About Digital Video Now – eMarketer

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

Every quarter, eMarketer publishes an update on the emerging trends and data in the digital video ecosystem. Here are four key takeaways. 1. Digital Video Continues to Outperform Display Ad Category US digital video ad spending is expected to grow 12% in 2017 and 9% in 2018, according to a study from J.P. Morgan. Video is the only subcategory of display ad spending that is growing, as rich media,…

The bank with a bar: Inside Scotiabank’s downtown Toronto ‘digital factory’ – Digiday

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

A bowling alley, a ping pong table and a speakeasy aren’t often the first things that come to mind when thinking about working at a bank. Gray, glum, segmented cubicles, maybe. This is an industry known for its risk aversion and bureaucracy, after all. But increasingly, banks from Capital One Labs to BNP Paribas’ Innovation Zone are organizing themselves around digital hubs. Among them is Scotiabank, Canada’s third-largest bank. It has opened…

Internet access advocates say AT&T is guilty of ‘digital redlining’ in some Cleveland neighborhoods – newsnet5.com

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

CLEVELAND – Two organizations that advocate for equal access to the Internet say that AT&T is “redlining” in Cleveland. They say the telecommunications giant is depriving low-income neighborhoods of fiber-enhanced broadband. The National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) points to data that suggests AT&T has “systematically discriminated against lower-income neighborhoods in its deployment of home internet and video technologies over the past decade.”  Together with Connect Your Community (CYC), the NDIA conducted a mapping analysis…

Motorists busted using mobile phones face huge fines and could be forced to install technology to stop them texting … – Daily Mail

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

Drivers caught using mobile phones could soon face much harsher penalties Nationwide crackdown comes in response to a sharp increase in the road toll Government considering ‘technology-based solutions’ to stop drivers texting National road toll rose seven per cent during the 12 months ending January 2017  By Max Margan For Daily Mail Australia Published: 19:19 EDT, 12 March 2017 | Updated: 19:20 EDT, 12 March 2017 e-mail 8 View comments…

Sony’s touchscreen projector technology feels like the future of interactivity – The Verge

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

This year at SXSW, Sony opened up what it calls the “Wow Factory” in a converted warehouse on Trinity Street in Austin, where members of its Future Lab program have set up some of the coolest and weirdest hardware concepts out there. The Future Lab program is a research and development initiative that urges Sony employees to think more about human interaction and creativity, and not just bigger screens and…

Sony’s touchscreen projector technology feels like the future of interactivity – The Verge

Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

This year at SXSW, Sony opened up what it calls the “Wow Factory” in a converted warehouse on Trinity Street in Austin, where members of its Future Lab program have set up some of the coolest and weirdest hardware concepts out there. The Future Lab program is a research and development initiative that urges Sony employees to think more about human interaction and creativity, and not just bigger screens and…

An Ugly but Functional Pi Laptop – Hackaday

Posted: Sunday, March 12, 2017

It’s got a face only its mother could love. Or a Hackaday writer, since this ugly e-waste laptop proudly sports a Jolly Wrencher on its back. All joking aside, this is a great example of doing what you can with what you’ve got. [starhawk] is limited on funds, and a regular laptop is beyond his means. But being light in the wallet is no reason to go without when you can…

Adidas is working on new, ‘open’ digital fitness products – Engadget

Posted: Sunday, March 12, 2017

“It’s not just about ‘Can we develop a new piece of hardware that is a standalone Adidas ecosystem,’” Burr told Engadget in an interview at SXSW 2017. “You’ll be seeing that we’ll be opening up a bunch of our content and know-how to other third party devices, and [making] it more of an open platform scenario so that we can extend onto other people’s devices as well.” She says the…

Internet access advocates say AT&T is guilty of ‘digital redlining’ in some Cleveland neighborhoods – newsnet5.com

Posted: Sunday, March 12, 2017

CLEVELAND – Two organizations that advocate for equal access to the Internet say that AT&T is “redlining” in Cleveland. They say the telecommunications giant is depriving low-income neighborhoods of fiber-enhanced broadband. The National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) points to data that suggests AT&T has “systematically discriminated against lower-income neighborhoods in its deployment of home internet and video technologies over the past decade.”  Together with Connect Your Community (CYC), the NDIA conducted a mapping analysis…

Immerse Your Attendees with Intuitive Touchscreen Technology – TSNN Trade Show News (blog)

Posted: Sunday, March 12, 2017

TSNN is proud to present valuable data to the industry, which is based on in-depth information provided by show organizers about their events. TSNN ranks the top 250 U.S. shows and top 50 Canadian shows, as well as has the largest database of events worldwide, with more than 22,000.  

7 Tips for Getting the Best Laptop Tech Support – Laptop Mag

Posted: Sunday, March 12, 2017

You’re having a problem with your laptop, and you’re about to contact the manufacturer for tech support. My prediction: pain! For our annual Tech Support Showdown, Laptop Mag tests the online and phone help at all of the major computer manufacturers. Though some companies provide much better customer service than others, getting a correct answer in a timely manner is never guaranteed. In our experience, dealing with…

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