You will soon be able to measure objects with your iPhone camera using Augmented Reality

Apple's Tim Cook has been unusually candid in recent months about some of what lies ahead in the company's normally secretive pipeline. Besides empowering the Internet of Things (IoT) as part of a home automation play, Apple has invested substantial R&D resources in developing the best Augmented Reality (AR) experience possible, the way only Apple … Continue reading You will soon be able to measure objects with your iPhone camera using Augmented Reality

A listicle worth clicking on: 14 iPhone gestures you may not be aware of

Listicles, or articles that consist primarily of a series of items, do really well on the Internet in terms of attracting readers to click on a headline to read the full post. Buzzfeed, Mashable, and others have generated millions upon millions of page views using list posts. As a result, I typically ignore them. Gizmodo's 14 … Continue reading A listicle worth clicking on: 14 iPhone gestures you may not be aware of

Windows 8: An “Unprecedented Opportunity” or an unprecedented missed opportunity?

I recently started a new job at a consulting firm that is heavily invested in Microsoft products. It has been nearly 13 years since I've worked in such an environment. While one would have to pry my MacBook Air from my cold, dead hands, I still have to use Windows on occasion to perform certain … Continue reading Windows 8: An “Unprecedented Opportunity” or an unprecedented missed opportunity?

How mobile technology is transforming the health industry (keeping folks like me safer)

As a follow-up to my post yesterday about my heart attack, I thought I would share some of the innovations happening in the medical industry. The first story hits pretty close to home -- literally. San Diego-based Dr. Joshua Topol is the Chief Academic Officer of Scripps Health, and is a practicing cardiologist. On a … Continue reading How mobile technology is transforming the health industry (keeping folks like me safer)

Harry McCracken on using the iPad as a primary computing device

Technologizer's Harry McCracken: I think it’s possible to use an iPad as one’s primary device for professional-level content creation. Actually, scratch that. I’m positive it’s possible–because I’ve been doing it for the past three months, and I’ve been having a really good time. from How the iPad 2 Became My Favorite Computer I agree, for … Continue reading Harry McCracken on using the iPad as a primary computing device