InZero Systems: Solving the Mobile Device Dilemma With 2-Tablets-in-1

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InZero Systems of Herndon VA, has created an Android tablet – - the “WorkPlay Tablet™” – - with two hardware-separated operating systems (OS’s). Operating code in one (including any malware) cannot access the other. One OS is called the “WorkZone”, the other the “PlayZone”, recognizing that tablets are increasingly used for both enterprise and personal […]

Translate your handwriting with Google Translate’s iOS application

Google has released version 2.0 of Google Translate for iOS. This new version has a feature that can now read and translate your handwriting. This new feature now supports 49 different languages. I imagine this feature can be very helpful, especially if people are using a standard US keyboard. I say this because not all […]

Jawbone Up: Your Body At Your Fingertips

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Trying to lose weight and get in shape? Scientists at Jawbone have come up with a brilliant non-invasive way to monitor your own body. All you have to do is wear a bracelet and go about your daily life. Their bracelet called UP is an engineering marvel that can monitor your sleep, everyday activities, distance traveled, […]

Some thoughts on the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C

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Today, Apple is having their event to release the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C. The S is their updated flagship device, while the iPhone 5C is the new budget device. The new iPhone 5S is quite well equipped to deal with the next generation of apps and video. The iPhone 5S does manage to […]

What the Microsoft buyout of Nokia means to the consumer

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Recently, Microsoft announced that they will be buying Nokia’s mobile division. In my mind, this was the inevitable conclusion of Nokia’s announcement that they would only manufacture Windows Mobile devices. Microsoft has struggled greatly with their Surface RT device, and Microsoft has had to cut the price (and toss in the $130 keyboard cover) to […]

Revamped Google Maps

I have a love-hate relationship with the Android Google Maps application. Google Maps doesn’t always work for me, but when it does I am very happy with the results. I feel like many people share the same feelings about Google Maps as I do, so it does not surprise me that Google has jumped at […]