BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — We’re in the beginning of a world in which everything is connected to the Internet and with one another, while powerful yet relatively cheap computers analyze all that data for ways to improve lives.
Toothbrushes tell your mirror to remind you to floss. Basketball jerseys detect impending heart failure and call the ambulance for you.
At least that’s the vision presented this past week at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona, Spain. The four-day conference highlighted what the tech industry has loosely termed “the Internet of things.” (more…)
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Here’s the rub for companies: A good part of the key markets they serve already own smartphones and use them to connect various Internet services. How do you grow from there?
Services from Facebook to Firefox are looking to emerging markets for the next few billion people. They are not only targeting the obvious high-population countries such as India and China, but also see potential in Latin America, Africa and just about everywhere beyond the U.S., Canada, western Europe and a few Asian nations. (more…)
Do you like music? Maybe you have your own band and want to produce high fidelity audio but don’t have money for expensive studios? Then you need to consider buying some home recording essentials that will help you save money and produce quality tracks on your own. (more…)
NEW YORK (AP) — iTunes is putting its stamp on South by Southwest, piggybacking on the annual event with its own music festival.
The company said Wednesday it will debut its popular iTunes Festival, a free concert series held in London for the past seven years. While the London version is a 30-day event, the U.S. festival will feature five nights of rock, country, pop and hip-hop at South by Southwest, an international showcase for music, film and interactive projects to be held next month in Austin, Texas. (more…)
Do you like golfing? Want to become a pro? Wonder how to reach success of such famous golfers as Tiger Woods and Arnold Palmer? What is the key to their success? It’s simple – alongside with natural talent they have consistency in swing, which is rather pricey. Not many of us can afford practicing with a professional teacher. Luckily for us, Zepp developers have come up with a couple of devices and software for enthusiasts like me to learn to swing like a pro. Shop all necessary golf equipment and let’s get straight to business. (more…)
Have you ever wanted to make a full-fledged robot companion of your iPhone? Have you ever dreamt of communicating with your iPhone as with a real robot? If your answer is ‘yes,’ meet Romo – the first app-controlled robotic pet for iOS devices (iPhone 5, 5s, 5c, and iPod Touch 5Gen).
At first sight Paradigm Millenia CT may seem to you an overpriced average speaker set with black cloth grilles you might notice in many sound systems. However, with a closer look (and sound check) you understand that Millenia CT Sound System is the best speakers for home and the overall performance and design is a real masterpiece. (more…)
Have you always dream about operating airplanes, but, unfortunately, didn’t get a chance to make your dream come true? Today, you have an opportunity to take a step closer to your goal due to the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Elite Edition Quadricopter and your imagination! Order this remote-controlled toy on Amazon and you will be able to experience pilots’ adventures. In addition to hours of fun, it will also give you a tremendous sense of control! The product has been recognized as one of the best drones released in the toy industry over the last few years. The quadricopter won’t be appreciated only by children, adults will not remain indifferent about it either!