Posts Tagged ‘Android’
Google Glass was released to the public recently when 8,000 beta testers were selected by the company to purchase and try the new device. Already several security risks are coming to light. Besides the fear that wearable technology equipped with cameras can put any bystanders at risk of being recorded without their knowledge (one bar ...Read more.
The first presidential debate was this week, kicking off a month of direct discourse between President Barack Obama and Republican Candidate Mitt Romney. If you want to keep track of the candidates during this final head-to-head stretch in the campaign, International Business Times has compiled five apps that can help you monitor the candidates’ records, ...Read more.
College students all over the country are enjoying the last few days of summer and preparing for their return to campus life. Stocking up on dorm room supplies, a revamped wardrobe and a semester’s worth of books can make this a tough month on their (and their parent’s) wallets. Technology is another unavoidable expense in ...Read more.
You forgot to book your ticket to London, but watching all the Olympic games on a time delay is a little too 1996 for your taste. Good news – you can still experience the games 2012-style with the NBC Olympics Live Extra App. With the app, you can access live streaming coverage of all events ...Read more.
The ING New York City Marathon is this weekend, and the New York Road Runners have teamed up with the developers of MapMyRun to create an app that allows spectators to track specific runners, receive news reports and find out about events and entertainment occurring along the route. The NYC marathon attracts more than two ...Read more.
It’s that time of year when everything seems to go bump in the night. But these geo-location apps can make Halloween a little less scary for parents as they send their little monsters out into the neighborhood in search of treats. Trick or Tracker is an app for Android smartphones that sends updates to parents ...Read more.
As I move further along in my transition from being a lifelong Windows user to immersing myself into Mac OS, I occasionally get stuck with seemingly trivial tasks that I wouldn’t have given much thought to on my Windows machine. Recently I realized I didn’t know how to quickly take a screen shot and ...Read more.
For the second installment in our series of tech tips – courtesy of The New York Times’ resident tech-guru, David Pogue – we’re highlighting technology that eases travel. Pogue suggests a few must-have apps and websites for travelers that take the stress out of getting there. Here are a few of his finds: Tripit.com is ...Read more.
Malware isn’t just a problem for traditional PCs anymore. Malicious software targeting mobile devices is on the rise, and thousands of smartphone users have already been affected. Lookout Mobile Security released its Mobile Threat Report this week, highlighting some scary trends in phone security. According to the report, the average user is 2.5 times more ...Read more.
With the number of tech devices the average person possesses these days, it’s no wonder our digital selves are strewn across a range of smartphones, PCs and tablets. While these gadgets provide immeasurable conveniences for our everyday lives, they can also lead to the inconvenience of isolated data. This is particularly noticeable in the case ...Read more.