The next generation of mobile payment applications doesn't involve tapping. Instead, like many of the self-service tools you're seeing, these applications will eliminate some people from the process and the plastic credit cards that we are forced to carry.
You no longer need to be victim to your ex's harassing calls or barrage of texts. You have the power to block contacts for as little or as long as you'd like. This feature makes it easy to block calls, incessant texts and FaceTime requests from unwanted contacts.
Although the changes in iOS 7 feel drastic in some places and unnecessary in others, the updates it included are effective and intuitive. It's nice to see Apple hasn't lost its touch with software. Time will tell whether or not they can continue innovating with their hardware.
Touching a screen and moving objects is pretty intuitive. But there will always be people who long for reality. Real buttons to push, real levers to flip, tactile controls that provide immediate feedback.
Whether people are for or against this updated operating system, there's no doubt that there is plenty new to learn in iOS 7, and if you're up to it, you can have some fun while learning those things.
What is missing in iOS7 is that humanity. That understanding of programming to an audience, not to the sense of style of an engineer or a designer.
The iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c are Apple's new 2013 devices and each offer a different smartphone approach. The iPhone 5s, Apple's flagship, features the new A7 processor which is twice as fast as the previous A6 processor found in the iPhone 5c.
It occurred to me that there might be a significant different between those of us over 50 years of age and those yet to get there in terms of how Siri is experienced and utilized. I began to query my Silicon Valley network and heard some interesting observations.
This photo is not usually taken by the subject, but rather by a friend (or even stranger) but preferably by a friend who can continue to take photos until you run out of storage or until the perfect editable image surfaces.
The iPhone 5S has broken my addiction. It is the first iPhone launch where I have not stayed up until midnight to order (or pre-order) the newest and greatest offering from the mighty Apple. So why my sudden change of heart?
The Device Revolution is fueling and information avalanche. And while social signals will get smarter, and crowd-based information will rapidly highly popularity, the critical element of the Curation Economy is human... and we're just getting started.
8:18 a.m. -- Word is ALL gold and silver sold out. The woman behind me in the flawless purple '80s nylon track suit is DEVASTATED. She ONLY wants gold. I think she's crying.
Note to self: Before updating any software on any device in the future, make sure to research the major changes to make sure going forward isn't going backwards.
We are, as everyone knows, enabled by technology, sometimes to the point of paralysis, which seems to be a contradiction. After all, technology allows me to work from anywhere in the world, as it does my colleagues. At the same time, technology betrays us.
Apple's event on the 10th was teased with the tagline, "This should brighten everyone's day." It has already drawn a powerful response.┬á Everyone was...
Tinder has given us the opportunity to quickly scroll through potential mates in the same superficial vain as eyeing out possible matches at a social gathering. However with tinder, we can do it from the comfort of our shallow solitude.