While some aspects of our world seem the same, our children are already experiencing life with new electronic opportunities in a vastly different technological world than their parents. 2013 offers some new technologies that carve our future as the world turns and changes. Many of us experience the power of WiFi — it’s as common as AM/FM was to radios in the 1960’s. WiFi allows us to hear audio and see videos wirelessly streamed to televisions, tablets, and smartphones. Actiontec is taking us forward with ScreenBeam, a way to make streaming simpler and more universal. Miracast doesn’t necessarily need to be traditionally connected to a WiFi router. Instead it uses a connection with your Windows 7 or Windows 8 PC.
It isn’t really an issue whether CD, DVD, and Blu-ray formats are fading to history, there are still many avid fans who want music and video to buy, have and hold. While the mobile fans require streaming audio and video media for use on smartphones, tablets, and for Smart-TV’s at home, there are still qualitative inconsistencies as to the media’s quality.
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For centuries, military and mobile life required food and ways of communication. Back then, biscotti was food. Today, Biscotti is a communication system. Can we then say that biscotti are the epitome of mobile perfection? Got Internet access, there’s a new type of biscotti from Biscotti that lets you use your TV as a phone [...]
The tablet is emerging as one of the newest toys for growing children. Way beyond LeapFrog, parents are seeing all the fun and educational opportunities for kids to enjoy through tablets. CTA Digital is even offering furniture for kids to use the iPad. Now there’s the Nabi 2. It’s a tablet for kids but adults [...]
Tablets are the rage for mobile use. Viewsonic takes a giant leap at merging a touchscreen computer display monitor and an Android tablet together. The Viewsonic VSD220 is the premier product that expands multitouch capabilities into a PC or Mac monitor that allows much greater depth and meaning to connectivity. The VSD220 demonstrates that the [...]
After the triumph of presenting the summer Olympics of 2012, the United Kingdom amazes the world with a new concept in baby monitors, the BabyPing. It’s a revolution in monitoring your baby that uses advanced wireless technology that you already have in your home. It transmits sight and sound to a handy device that you [...]
Camera’s seem to have been sidestepped over the past year. More tourists are taking pictures with smartphones and it seems that tablets and smartphones are making headway in replacing cameras. The lead camera manufacturer, Nikon, realizes that cameras still can offer better optics and features. Nikon’s answer is coming soon. Prepare for a 16 megapixel [...]