As more mobile devices become easily available, issues with touch screens and keyboards become more pertinent for small business IT support. Even IT experts know that they have to consider aspects that may affect the functioning of virtual keyboards. “The world at your fingertips” has taken on new meaning with technological advances...
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Google Glass comes on the scene
Changes and advances in technology are quickly zooming into territory that previously belonged only to science fiction. One of the most recent of these developments is the introduction of the Google Glass, wearable technology giving the wearer a display mounted on a frame resembling ordinary eyeglasses. The announcement of this device excited a lot of discussion of all sorts, even among L.A. computer repair experts. [caption id="attachment_1848" align="alignnone" width="600"] Google's latest innovation - wearable technology[/caption]..
What Is It?The key element of Google Glass is the optical head-mounted display (OHMD). The display is described as a Liquid Crystal on Silicon, field-sequential color, LED illuminated display. Anyone who pays slight attention to technology will find... --
Best Free Apps (Fr’apps) of the Day
The Apple App Store is currently the best one around. Of course you don't need an Apple device repair shop to help you in order to run them, but you do need need an Apple device and if you do have one then you owe it to yourself to do some exploring in the virtual shop.
Some Choice AppsThere are so many excellent choices available and many of them are free. Here are some of our current favorites.
- Remote (for Apple TV) – This... --
Where is Technology Going?
Where is technology going? It’s as if new innovations are always bragging about getting smaller, faster, and smarter. Is that a good thing? Not necessarily, but we all do seem to be buying into it. Not that we’re really in control either, however. I suppose we are in charge in terms of the power of the purse. We can simply opt not to purchase the latest smart-watch gadget or newest iPhone 5 ½ . Something about that doesn't feel right however. It’s too easy to fall behind nowadays. That is... --..
‘Skinput’ Interface Debuts
Skinput is a system from Carnegie Mellon's Chris Harrison that monitors acoustic signals on your arm to translate gestures and taps into input commands. Just by touching different points on your arm, hand, or fingers you can tell your portable device to change volume, answer a call, or turn itself off. Even better, Harrison can couple Skinput with a pico projector so that you can see a graphic interface on your arm and use the acoustic signals to control it. Courtesy of slashdot.com... --..
Top 10 Tech Gadgets from CES
Three-dimensional televisions, Internet-enabled TVs, touch-screen "tablet" computers, e-book readers and other fun new gadgets were scattered all over the enormous Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. [caption id="attachment_2329" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The Parrot AR Drone[/caption] CES, which ended on Sunday, is regarded as one of the best trade shows for spotting new technologies before they take off. DVDs, CD players and Blu-ray all were introduced at previous shows. It is the largest event of its kind in the world. As we hunted through thousands of tech displays at the show this year, these 10 products particularly grabbed our attention. It's hard to say which, if any, of the new technologies shown at CES... --..
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