Author Archive: Alice Williams

With so many smart technology devices and users—six billion Internet of Things (IoT) connections in 2015—we’ve long surpassed the adoption phase. Now, the focus has shifted to refining and improving features to help products stand out from the competition, especially in the realm of security. For years, tech enthusiasts, users, creators, and hackers have expressed…continue reading.

A standard high-speed internet connection in the United States is around 10 Mbps, though if you’re lucky, you may have access to an internet provider that offers speeds up to 100 Mbps. While speeds even faster than this have existed for a while, up until recently they were strictly used by government offices and big businesses.

Can you hear it? The kettledrums, and then the brass section that leads into the unmistakable song associated with the Olympics. Can you feel it? The pride of the athletes wearing their country colors, and the excitement as spectators from around the world come together to cheer for their favorite competitors.

Apple isn’t launching any new hardware, but the company may finally be ready to play well with others. That was the overarching theme of the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2016, the annual event that gives developers a sneak peek at the next big things coming out of Apple.

Apple fans, rejoice! On Monday, Apple unveiled the new 9.7-inch iPad pro and the newest iPhone SE. The newest iPhone SE is a throwback to older models due to it’s four-inch display yet combined with the power of the 64-bit A9 chip, which was introduced in the iPhone 6 and 6s Plus. This will come as a welcome surprise to any users who may have been at odds with the larger displays of the iPhones 6 and 6S.

Did you know that more than 61 percent of American energy consumption goes to waste? That statistic alone shows that the U.S. is in dire need of a more environmentally conscious attitude. The good news is, if you really want to save the planet, you don’t necessarily have to sell your car and live off the land. You can start with a few simple changes in your very own home — and home automation can help.

It’s a known fact that there are more men than women in tech, and those numbers aren’t getting better — in 2013, women held 26 percent of computing jobs in the United States, as opposed to 35 percent in 1990. Women are underrepresented in tech industries, and it has proven difficult to attract them to such a male-dominated industry filled with plenty of stereotypes.

Staying on top of the newest innovations in the health care field can be extremely time-consuming. As a professional in the field, your free time is a valuable commodity in scarce supply. So to help you stay current on trends, we have researched the latest developments in health care for the biggest changes you can expect to see in the upcoming year.

Launching a new business is exciting, but it doesn’t come with any guarantees. The good news is we know what attributes successful startups tend to have in common: they produce a product or service that meets a specific need, they thrive on the uncertainly of startup culture, and they don’t run out of cash.

The holidays are here, bringing with them the annual boost in retail purchases. According to a recent survey, around 40 percent of U.S. consumers are ready to increase their spending this season, and the tech industry in particular is sure to see a lot of that business. If you’ll be catering to electronics consumers in the coming weeks, take advantage of these simple tips to make sure your holidays are merry and profitable.