Category: New Products

Apple Provides Battery Replacements

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Editor Apple has announced that their battery replacements for impacted users with an iPhone 6 or later is available. The company was initially aiming for a late-January announcement in the United States when it first offered the discount. This followed controversy regarding its admission that the battery had slowed down older…

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Agency Revolution Releases New Automated Marketing Product

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Editor Agency Revolution, a digital marketing company serving independent insurance agents, released a new product suite, “Attract”. This is a collection of marketing tools including a website or prospecting hub, social integration, automated campaigns and email marketing. “Attract™ will be an extremely powerful marketing suite for all agents and brokers. Our…

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Sony’s Aibo is Here

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Editor Sony is rebooting their robot dog, Aibo, as the company announces a new four-legged companion AI-powered bot incoming with the same brand name but more rounded corners and visible facial features for extra kawaii. The dog comes with a pair of expressive, puppy-dog eyes. Deep learning technology, fish-eye cameras and…

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What’s HDR? It’s Explained.

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Editor HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. It is slowly changing the way in which television set companies are making their televisions. Ever since the HDTV standard was advertised in the mid-’00s, screen producers have been attempting to come up with new standards that feel anywhere as impressive. There hasn’t been a…

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NONE TO S.W.I.F.T.

Whenever I read an article, my father’s advice always comes to mind. Ask yourself who wanted the article written before thinking that the article is objective. The article about cyberattacks on worldwide banking is a case in point. The Society of Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications [SWIFT] has suffered from three successful cyberattacks. Given the trillions…

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Should Intel and Nokia Merge

Andy Abramson had an interesting concept in his blog this week about Intel and Nokia working more closely together.  The basis of the concept starts with the battle in silicon right now.  Its and interesting question to contemplate for a number of reasons. 1)  The WiMAX, ATOM revolution has not produced the momentum that Intel…

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