We live in an age of remarkable progress in so many parts of our lives. As an immigrant, that progress reminds me of why my family came here. It is inspiring. Yet in those parts of our lives that matter most, we seem stuck. That is why so many Americans have lost faith in better days.
Although eccentric British photographer David Bailey once suggested that it "takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer," quality photography has indeed come to us masses.
Tech geekery and fitness have historically gone together like socks and sandals: they just don't. But conventional wisdom no longer applies now that we've all got devices in our pockets.
The demise of the service contract is a good thing, because it makes the costs more transparent. Now, it is all about the phone. If you think that you may be switching carriers within a short period or plan to shop around, choose your phone and your payment method wisely.
Whether your kid is heading to school toting a brand-new device or is already a cell-phone pro, it's important to make sure everyone is on the same page about what "responsible use" means.
Alex Gibney is befuddled by why average people would mourn the death of Steve Jobs, someone they'd never met who Gibney sees mostly as a jerk who ran an electronics company. But to see Jobs as only that not only misunderstands the man, but the world we live in today.
I've been an avid Apple user ever since I starting writing my college papers on the Macintosh Classic in the early 90s. As years wore on, I upgraded as my budget allowed, eventually acquiring the first iMac G3 in 1998. Apple products were so incredible back then, and I'd laugh at friends and family members when they'd call to ask for help removing a virus from their pathetic PCs.
While estimated sales of 3.6 million units in the first quarter after its launch would be a success for most products, it may not be for Apple. Apple set the bar very high for itself with the very successful launches of the iPhone and iPad.
Rule 1. Never use your phone as your alarm clock. We all know how it goes: once you're done dealing your standard wave of 20 snoozes, you flick off the alarm, and go straight to browsing: Instagram, email, videos of baby elephants.
Today, 60 percent of seniors are online, growing at more than six percent every year. Although millennials are largest users technology, it can be easy to overlook the opportunities computer and mobile devices have to help those 65 and over.
Transforming the original transistor into the devices that adorn the Apple Watch didn't require one advance, or ten advances, or even a hundred advances -- it took decades of effort by thousands of scientists and engineers in academic and industrial labs across the U.S.
Steve Jobs still has an impact on Silicon Valley just as The Beatles still have an impact on music. Start-Ups are starting every day and it seems like everyone I talk to is, or wants to, become an entrepreneur.
Did you feel that? Your phone just buzzed, and it's a text message from your therapist. Were you taken aback when you read her emoticon-less text message about her having to reschedule your next appointment? Of course you were.
While they come from widely different backgrounds, all of these apps seek the same goals: grab an artist's audience, engage them, and monetize that engagement, digitally of course--with advertising, brand sponsors, "in app" purchases, or on rarer occasions, by selling recorded music.
Los Angeles is rapidly becoming a hub for some of the country's most innovative and creative technology startups. "Silicon Beach" as its been dubbed, is not only attracting some of the world's largest technology companies such as Google and Twitter, but also sprouting a whole new crop of exciting startups.
I've worked long and hard and spent piles of money on a pet project of mine: our free Rick Steves Audio Europe™ app. I'm most enthusiastic about the...