Dec 012016
 
Amazon's Echo - Intelligent Voice Control for Your Home and Life?

Amazon has been developing an increasingly sophisticated type of voice controller – called the Echo – that allows you, from anywhere the controller can hear you, to simply speak questions and express commands to it and receive spoken answers and responses back.  Want to order a pizza (or many products from Amazon, of course!)?  Wonder […]

Jul 142016
 
New Higher-Capacity Micro SD Cards Are Great for Travelers

It is a truism that no matter how much data storage capacity one has, in any context, one always fills it and wishes for more.  There is a continual leapfrogging as between new applications and the new larger amounts of data they need; and the more or less balancing effects via increasing capacity and reducing […]

May 262016
 
Emergency Power for your Phone

The leapfrog match between the ever-increasing power requirements of our smartphones and the ever-increasing power capacities of their batteries – overlaid with a desire to make phones and therefore their batteries ever smaller – means that sometimes, new model phones have even fewer hours of life than older phones.  For example, the new model 6S […]