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Boston

Startup Spotlight: Route Optimization, Angel Investors and Pickup Games

By | Jul 14, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Each week we bring you five smart tech ideas as part of our Startup Spotlight Series. This week, we found lifehacks that optimize your route, manage after-school pickup, getting face time with angel investors, and more. MyRouteOnline (Boston, MA) This startup emerged out of their…

Gear & Gadgets

Boston

TomTom Adventurer GPS Watch Designed With Hikers and Skiers in Mind

By | Jul 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In an expanding world of Android Smartwatches and the Apple Watch, there has been a recent shift in how athletes track and monitor their progress. Now, many GPS trackers are including extra bells and whistles that allow you to receive texts, use mini-apps, and…

Gaming

How the Apple App Store Redesign Will Impact the Gaming Industry

By | Jul 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Apple’s app store launched nine years ago. Just last month, it announced its biggest update since, which will roll out with the iOS 11 update, expected in autumn of this year. Given the important of the app store in the app developer community, I…

Mobile

10 Relatable Tweets About the iPhone on Its 10th Birthday

By | Jun 29, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Ten years ago, the world was a different place. Circuit City was still a store people actually went to, people rented movies at Blockbuster, and Facebook was barely used by anyone outside of a college dorm. And while many may not have realized that they…

Tips & How To’s

Irvine

How to Connect With Customers Through Targeted Content

By | Jun 27, 2017 at 8:30 am

The growing development of social media, smartphones and big data analytics are changing the world of online retail. Companies must alternate between the quickly-changing habits of those in touch with technology trends, while also remaining accessible and functional to customers still relying on older…

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Productivity

How Virtual Assistants Are Making Leaders More Productive

By | Jun 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm

A bit more than two decades ago, company owners or “bosses” used to have a lady as a secretary who answered landline phones all day and neatly wrote messages and appointments in her textbook. Nowadays, we have “traditional” virtual assistants (VA) that are actually…

Security

The Biometrics of Tomorrow

By | Jun 26, 2017 at 7:15 am

In my previous post, we discovered all of the different biometric uses in the top Sci-Fi movies of all time. While movies and authors will continue to push the boundaries of what could be in the future, back in reality, there are many technological…

Security

18 Science Fiction Movies That Used Biometrics

By | Jun 23, 2017 at 8:30 am

Decades ago, the concept of facial and voice recognition and retinal scanners was only for the Starship Enterprise. Today biometrics, a term used to refer to metrics related to human characteristics, have become an everyday usage for anyone with an advanced smartphone to access control and identification…

Coding

Apple Launches Summer Camp to Teach Kids to Code

By | Jun 20, 2017 at 5:00 pm

At this point in the game, it’s hard to deny that being equipped with coding skills is beneficial to your future success. With more and more computer programming jobs hitting the market than people graduating high school every year, being prepared with this new…

Opinion/Analysis

San Francisco

The Podcast Industry Just Saw a Tectonic Shift in Analytics

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Late last week, during Apple’s Friday WWDC talk covering their podcast sector, a seemingly unassuming tweak was announced. Yet it’s perhaps the biggest revelation the podcast world has ever seen. Apple is making in-episode analytics available to podcasters on its platform. Since Apple’s podcast…

Happiness

Steve Wozniak, Cofounder of Apple, on How to Be Happy

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 9:20 am

There’s no denying that Apple has changed the world. Not only have their computers been a bedrock of comprehensive simplicity and sleek design in tech for decades, but the iPhone has fundamentally change the way society functions forever. And while success is probably pretty…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Cannabis, Climate Change, Flying Cars, and WWDC 2017

By | Jun 9, 2017 at 2:30 pm

You can’t read every Tech.Co article. There are far too many of them going out every day and you’re an entrepreneur with a busy schedule. Plus, the NHL and NBA playoffs are in full swing, and the summer weather has made staying indoors for…

Mobile

San Francisco

200,000 Old Apps at Risk with Apple iOS 11 Update

By | Jun 7, 2017 at 12:20 pm

As Apple prepares to release its upcoming iOS 10.3 update within the next few weeks, tech experts who have already received a beta have noted that the upcoming the iOS 11 will likely render about 187,000 apps obsolete. “The latest iOS 10 beta, iOS…

Science

Over 1,200 Leaders and Businesses Just Pledged to Fight Climate Change

By | Jun 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm

A list of 1,219 U.S. governors, mayors, businesses, investors, and colleges and universities (or those with significant operations in the U.S.) today signed a declaration of their intent to ensure the United States remains a global leader in reducing carbon emissions and push for…

Gear & Gadgets

San Francisco

Apple WWDC 2017: HomePod and iMac Pro Announced

By | Jun 6, 2017 at 9:45 am

On Monday, Apple kicked off their annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), a week filled with a heavy focus on the company’s latest software offerings. In addition to the announcement of iOS 11, Watch OS 4, and tvOS 11, several new pieces of hardware and…

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San Francisco

Pay Your Friends with Apple Pay in Messages

By | Jun 5, 2017 at 7:01 pm

We’ve all been there, you’re out to dinner with friends and it’s time to settle your bill. Everyone throws in their credit card making it a nightmare for the server to keep the various tabs straight, and adding ten minutes to your departure time….

Gear & Gadgets

San Francisco

This Parent Loves Apple’s New Do Not Disturb for Drivers

By | Jun 5, 2017 at 6:18 pm

As a mother of teen drivers there’s nothing more frightening than the thought of an accident (or worse) happening as a result of texting. And while I can tell them until I’m blue in the face not to access their phone and the laws…