iOS vs Android operating systems

Which Mobile Operating System Is The Best? Almost 80% of people in this world own a smartphone, but the division of people who use iOS vs Android operating system is like choosing between Republican vs Democrat. There’s an invisible line drawn and most people don’t float back and forth across it. Smartphones are the center…

What’s New With Virtual Assistants at CES 2018

In The Center RIng…Alexa vs Google Assistant The rise of personal virtual assistants happened in a relatively short period of time and because of a big headstart, Alexa has been winning the race. However, moving forward into the new year there is a lot of competition to be on top of the “talking to inanimate objects”…

Top Tech Developments for 2018

Trending Technology Well, we made it to 2018! As we push forward into the next 300+ days, I would guarantee we are going to see some amazing advances in technology. Obviously, virtual and augmented reality are going to be integrated into our everyday space more than ever along with robots and virtual assistants. Robots Robots…

Best Christmas Advertisements

Since it is Christmas Day and I am enjoying some family time, I wanted to take a little time out to spread some holiday cheer by providing the best Christmas advertisements I could find. The holidays are a time when people seem to smile a little more, taking time to even wish strangers a Happy Holidays…

Upgraded Speaker for the New Amazon Echo

Alexa, Can You Hear Me Now? The Amazon Echo has received a much-needed update, allowing Alexa to be heard loud and clear. It has been almost two years since the Echo was introduced to Prime Members, but the original Echo’s smart speakers were getting tired and worn out. During that time, Amazon added six new…

Apple and Shazam Combining AI Technology

A Tech Match Made In Heaven When a giant in the tech world like Apple makes a purchase, everyone knows. Buying a company that provides artificial intelligence capable of recognizing any song, movie, TV show or commercial by just hearing a snippet is an ultra cool move. The Shazam acquisition appears to be a big…

Are You Using Progressive Web Apps?

Building Your Mobile Presence Finding your online niche in a world with 1 billion websites is the veritable needle in the worldwide haystack. To stand out and be noticed is a major feat, requiring either a lot of advertising money and/or mad-scientist-know-how to understand the algorithms and find a loophole in the rules. Most business owners…

Facebook is Using Artificial Intelligence to Save Lives

AI-Based Suicide Prevention With increasing evidence that social media can influence suicide-related behavior, Facebook is stepping up their game by using artificial intelligence to save lives. Using an algorithm to find disturbing and worrisome posts can shave off critical seconds in contacting help, and the social media giant is becoming proactive in their detection. http://ift.tt/2t7z3Oq The…

Comparing Google Assistant To Google Now

Upgrading To A Better Assistant Voice-activated digital assistants are everywhere these days, and one of the new kids on the block is the Google Assistant. Unveiled in May 2016 at Google I/O, it is a voice-controlled smart assistant that is considered to be an upgraded version of Google Now. Google Now, which was released in 2012 in…

Welcome To Facebook Local App

A Replacement For The Events App Facebook is rebranding its Events app as “Facebook Local”, which will help users find activities based on friends’ advice as well as info on Facebook business pages and their reviews, all by people you know and trust. Launched this week on Android and iOS in the US only, another goal…

Increasing Brand Awareness With Educational Video Content

Choosing The Right Video Marketing Strategy Utilizing video for teaching, learning, communication, as well as promotion is paramount in today’s high tech environment. For marketing departments, it isn’t just optional any longer…it’s a must-have strategy. One of the most searched keywords is “how to…”, and many individuals and companies have jumped on the bandwagon to…

Cloud Computing and SMBs

Managing Small to Medium Sized Businesses in the Cloud One facet of starting a new enterprise in today’s world requires building a framework to store, study, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data. Small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are often overwhelmed by a lack of expertise, resources, and time restraints when building their digital foundation. Most people utilize…