SAN FRANCISCO — For upscale brands, there is a fine line between “cheaper” and “cheap.” And for Apple, the premium electronics maker, the key is to avoid crossing it. Continue reading
Nissan has designed a smartwatch to go with its Nismo sports car that does everything from tracking the user’s heart rate to monitoring the car’s performance. Smartwatches could be yet another distraction for drivers, however. There must be careful evaluation before new products are made available to drivers, cautioned AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety spokesperson Bruce Hamilton.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple’s much-anticipated update to its line-up of iPhones may leave the impression that the technology pioneer’s focus has shifted to making more affordable products than engineering innovative breakthroughs.
For ages, the iPhone has been columnist Danny Sullivan’s go-to gadget. But the Galaxy S4, with its large screen, has now become his “first reach” device.
I’m fortunate to have several smartphones to choose from. For work reasons, I need to keep up with the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone platforms, as well as specific devices from particular makers. Usually, I take two with me when going out. But on the rare occasions that I take only one, it’s the iPhone that’s must-have. Must-have, that is, until the Samsung Galaxy S4 came along. Continue reading
Like most people my age – 51 – my childhood was in black and white. That’s because my memory of childhood is in black and white, and that’s because television in the 1960s (and most photography) was black and white. Bill and Ben, the Beatles, the Biafran war, Blue Peter, they were all black and white, and their images form the monochrome memories of my early years. Continue reading
The 3Doodler, a sort of handheld 3D modeler, made its public debut at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin this week after racking up thousands of pre-orders as part of a Kickstarter program. Continue reading