Categories for Tablets

Macy’s Unveils New In-Store Mobile Shopping Assistant

July 21, 2016 7:52 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 8647
Ten stores are currently pilot-testing the AI mobile service powered by IBM’s Watson On Wednesday, retail brand Macy’s debuted “Macy’s On Call,” the department store’s first in-store digital assistant powered by IBM Watson’s artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Accessible via smartphone, the new mobile web tool provides shoppers with location-specific information and assistance as the shop around… View Article

Disney Accelerator Announces 9 New Startups For 2016 Program

July 13, 2016 3:40 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 7213
This week Walt Disney Co. kicked off its third annual Disney Accelerator in Los Angeles, revealing nine new startups that have been admitted into the 2016 program. Each year the mentorship-driven investment program selects up to ten innovative media and entertainment startup companies to participate in a three-month program where they work on developing their ideas with the support… View Article

Apple Launches iOS 10 Beta Version to the Public

July 11, 2016 7:32 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 5264
On Thursday Apple launched the new iOS 10 in public beta, allowing everyone the opportunity to experience the updated mobile operating system before the the official release in the fall. The public release comes two days after Apple first invited developers to download the new beta software and experiment with it on iPhones, iPad touch and… View Article

Apple Encourages Organ Donation on New iPhone Update

July 5, 2016 9:39 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4728
Users will be able to register to become an organ donor through iOS 10, the latest version of Apple’s iPhone and iPad software, which is expected to be released this fall Apple announced on Tuesday that the upcoming iPhone iOS 10 software update will allow users to sign up as organ donors via their smartphone. In… View Article

Americans Are Consuming an Entire Hour More of Media Per Day

June 28, 2016 7:43 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 6350
A newly released Nielsen report reveals the average U.S. adult is consuming 10 hours and 39 minutes of media per day – a full hour increase from 2015 – with the rise largely contributed to a substantial increase in smartphone and tablet usage. Released on Monday, Nielsen’s Q1 2016 Total Audience Report found that smartphone usage… View Article

New Campaign Warns Travelers of Mobile Hacks at Rio Olympics

June 28, 2016 4:45 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 7860
The U.S. government is launching a multimedia campaign Wednesday advising Americans traveling to the August Olympic Games in Rio and other abroad destinations that proprietary information stored on electronic devices is at high risk for security breaches. USA Today reported that the “Know the Risk; Raise Your Shield” program warns travelers that foreign security services… View Article

The Biggest Highlights From Apple’s WWDC 2016

June 21, 2016 6:51 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 5108
Apple revealed dozens of new software upgrades at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference, also known as WWDC, in San Francisco on Monday, June 13.  Apple execs unveiled updates and new features across four of Apple’s largest platforms: iPhone and iPad software (iOS), Mac software (macOS), Apple Watch software (watchOS), and Apple TV software (tvOS). Apple… View Article

Meet the World’s Newest Digital Voice Assistant & AI Game Changer – Viv

May 13, 2016 5:41 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 8551
Earlier this week the original creators behind Apple’s Siri, the most well-known virtual assistant in the world, debuted the newest innovation in the artificial intelligence (AI) evolution with the introduction of the next-generation digital voice assistant – Viv. During a live demonstration at TechCrunch Disrupt, Viv cofounder and CEO, Dag Kittlaus, promised Viv will be more… View Article

Using Tablets To Reach Kids With Autism

July 28, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 1 | Views: 2537
Two 5-year-old boys, one with autism, were having some friendly playtime when they had a communication breakdown. One boy didn’t respond to the other and walked away. The ignored kid got frustrated and pushed over a small staircase, causing the first boy to fall. Their speech therapist, Jordan Sadler, decided to address the issue by… View Article

A stylus, Called Pencil, To Accompany Your Paper App

October 9, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1279
More than 10 million people have downloaded Paper, an inventive design app developed by US startup FiftyThree. Now the company is launching its companion accessory, Pencil, in Europe. The device – a sleek stylus that comes in a choice of walnut or graphite versions – was released in the US in November 2013, but will… View Article