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

On Quality: Apple has already tested 30,000 iPhone 6 devices

My wife recently upgraded to an iPhone 6 after nearly three years of using an iPhone 4S. The device is stunningly beautiful. For the most part, Apple is renowned for its quality. I had some issues when I first got my iPhone 5, but those seem to be resolved. Makes me wonder, though, what exactly … Continue reading On Quality: Apple has already tested 30,000 iPhone 6 devices

1,200 years ago the Chimu elite were using telephones to communicate with underlings

In the Andes region, a tribe known as the Chimu created the world's first known phone at least 1,200 years ago. The device consists of two cups made of gourd and coated in resin, connected by a 75-foot long cord. When the string is pulled tight, sound is able to be transmitted from one end … Continue reading 1,200 years ago the Chimu elite were using telephones to communicate with underlings

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)

New Apple Profile of Construction Consultants Using the iPad

I just noticed last night that Apple put up a new "iPad in Business" profile - this one features Crescent Construction Services, with offices in North Carolina and Connecticut. Industrial clients such as Southern Company and major retailers like Food Lion and Harris Teeter turn to Crescent Construction Services for “commissioning,” an integrated set of … Continue reading New Apple Profile of Construction Consultants Using the iPad