Tech Tuesday Pay-Per-Gaze


While eye-tracking technology is certainly not new, both Google and Microsoft have taken the next evolutionary step in invasive marketing techniques.  Both behemoths are using their hardware to track where your eyes are going in advertisements! Years ago, when I was a young lad of twenty-something, I took part in one of those Mall Marketing … Continue reading Tech Tuesday Pay-Per-Gaze

Tech Tuesday: Compulab’s Utilite Small Computer


Originally posted by Dylan Tweney on http://venturebeat.com/2013/07/15/new-computer-is-the-size-of-a-pack-of-index-cards-costs-100/ Compulab's answer to the plethora of USB computers that you've seen posted everywhere is this cell phone sized little box, which houses 4GB of RAM and can contain a hard drive with up to 512GB plus a microSD card with up to 128GB of storage. Compulab is an Israeli computer parts maker. CompuLab … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Compulab’s Utilite Small Computer

Tech Tuesday: 50 Best Android Apps


Time has a fantastic list of what they consider to be the 50 best Android Apps so far for 2013.  I perused the list and even have a handful of them, like Pulse, Google Translate and Swype. There are several that I will take a closer look at for my TF101.  Here's the link itself, apps … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: 50 Best Android Apps

Tech Tuesday: Command your Android Using Google Voice


  I have a tiny Android smartphone, a Samsung Exhibit 4G.  The screen is about 3 inches and sometimes using the little onscreen keyboard is irritating. Something I had forgotten about was using the Android Google Voice Commands! When I first got the phone, I was talking to the phone to send emails, texts, notes … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Command your Android Using Google Voice

Healthy Thursday: Exercise Apps or Not?


  Everyone wants to get fit and healthy; Some, for health reasons, others to look better. Whatever your reason, more and more people are looking to their smartphones to guide them in their health and fitness goals. Trainers and gyms can get expensive, having someone standing over you for an hour a day, or visiting … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Exercise Apps or Not?

Tech Tuesday: 3-D Home Printers and Google Glass


"The Cube" brought to us courtesy of money.cnn.com. Now, "The Cube" can be yours, for a mere $1300, right in your home, next to your tower hard drive computer, between the leg shaped lamp and that tacky bubble thing from the 70s. From the article: The Cube, like other 3-D printers, is a machine that … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: 3-D Home Printers and Google Glass

Tech Tuesday: Android Mini USB PC RK3066


  Android Mini PC RK3066 from Amazon.com, 1.6 GHz 1G RAM 4G Flash , Bluetooth, headphone jack, standard female HDMI. In a nutshell, the Product Features: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Dual-core 1.6GHz CPU RK3066, Cortex-A9 Standard HDMI Female, 3.5mm headset jack Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth, DLNA Micro USB, USB and SD card This little matchboxesque mini computer … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Android Mini USB PC RK3066

Tech Tuesday: Nokia Set to Announce Keyboard Phone


    From Engadget : Official teasers rarely provide much in the way of detail, but this one from Nokia at least comes with a pretty picture. It reveals the rounded design language we have come to associate with the company's latest feature phones, but with Z and Shift keys that imply we're looking at a physical QWERTY handset … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Nokia Set to Announce Keyboard Phone

Tech Tuesday: Nike Accelerator for Fitness


By Nicole Lee...A couple of months after Nike opened its Accelerator startup program: By Michael GormanIt looks like Nike+ is making moves to get more people playing with its gear. The Next Web reports that Nike has opened up its APIs on the company developer site today, which means devs now have a way to hook into the data all … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Nike Accelerator for Fitness

Tech Tuesday: The WH backs unlocking phones


The White House has stated they are looking into approving consumers unlocking their phones after receiving a 100,000 signed petition. (http://bgr.com/2013/03/04/smartphone-unlocking-white-house-359495/#more-359495)  The White House on Monday came out in support of the petition, noting that consumers ought to be allowed to unlock their devices if they so choose. What I loved was the following statement "In addition … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: The WH backs unlocking phones