Get Ready for Robot Delivery

2018-10-07T20:33:39+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

In the Las Vegas Renaissance Hotel, two service robots—both Relay robots from San Jose-based Savioke—are quietly at work. These robots, named Elvis and Priscilla, are full-time employees of the hotel. Are these the only robots? No. Savioke founder Steve Cousins says his company currently has robots in 70 hotels, including the two at the Renaissance. [...]

What’s New with Your Voice Assistants?

2018-09-07T05:03:05+00:00June 15th, 2017|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

When Apple opened Siri to developers last year, that was the first step in making the voice assistant a viable competitor to Google Assistant, Alexa and Cortana. This month, Apple allowed developers to help Siri manage to-do lists, take notes, display QR codes and more according to Wired. Even though Siri already resides in 375 [...]

Skype Technology for Four-Legged VIPs

2018-09-12T05:10:55+00:00May 12th, 2016|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

If you’re a busy executive who travels for work and has to leave your four-legged buddy at home, what do you do? In the past, you would hire a pet sitter, board, or leave your dog with a family member. Your canine buddy would be taken care of, but you don’t have a chance to [...]

Smartphones and Tablets Lead U.S. Device Growth

2018-09-13T04:43:21+00:00November 12th, 2015|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

Smartphone ownership by Americans increased 33 percent, and tablet ownership increased 42 percent in the last five years according to recently released survey data from the Pew Research Center. As of 2015, 68 percent of U.S. adults have a smartphone and 45 percent own a tablet. Smartphone ownership is nearing the saturation point with some [...]

Fitness Tracker: A Fad or Essential?

2018-09-20T03:58:55+00:00July 16th, 2015|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

How many steps have you taken today? This is a question that makers of fitness trackers hope people will continue to ask. If you pay attention to the technology industry, it may seem like this industry is determined to make people healthy. Wearable products like fitness trackers continue to appear on the market that are [...]

iPhone or Android: The Transition

2014-09-11T09:00:09+00:00September 11th, 2014|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

With the release of the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple is causing some Android users to seriously consider their brand loyalty. In a Wall Street Journal interview, Apple CEO, Tim Cook, said he believes the release of the latest versions of the iPhone will result in the “mother of all upgrades.” While some [...]

Mobile Devices Lead Global Connectivity

2014-03-13T09:00:07+00:00March 13th, 2014|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

With sales of mobile devices leading the way, global consumer technology spending reached a new high of $1.07 trillion in 2013 and is expected to remain around that mark in 2014. According to the Consumer Electronics Association’s (CEA) Global Consumer Technology Trends study, smartphones are one of the top technology products owned or used. Furthermore, [...]