The DJI Phantom 3 Professional Is The Easiest Drone I’ve Ever Flown

DJI Phantom 3 Pro Drone DJI didn’t start out as the best entry-level drone maker on the market but, at this point, it’s safe to say that they’ve taken the crown from Parrot and are truly creating flying machines worth flying. The new Phantom 3 Professional is the gold standard for quadcopter and I was amazed at the ease-of-use and quality of the photos and video it took. The Phantom 3 is essentially… Read More

The DJI Phantom 3 Professional Is The Easiest Drone I’ve Ever Flown

DJI Phantom 3 Pro Drone DJI didn’t start out as the best entry-level drone maker on the market but, at this point, it’s safe to say that they’ve taken the crown from Parrot and are truly creating flying machines worth flying. The new Phantom 3 Professional is the gold standard for quadcopter and I was amazed at the ease-of-use and quality of the photos and video it took. The Phantom 3 is essentially… Read More

Report: iPhone 6S will feature 12MP camera, shoot 4k video

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Just weeks before the iPhone 6S is said to be officially unveiled, key details about the phone’s camera are coming out, according a report by 9to5Mac’s reliable Marc Gurman

The back camera (which Apple calls the iSight) will now boast a higher resolution, up to 12MP after years with 8MP. That by itself won’t make photos look significantly better. Instead, it’s more likely the resolution was raised in order to make the iPhone capable of 4k video, according to the report

But those aren’t the only major camera upgrades. The front-facing camera will now be accompanied by flash for better-lit selfies. Read more…

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Have You Tried Asking Siri To Give You A Hint?

Siri hint Hey Siri, give me a hint. Apple just invited journalists to his annual September press event. It’s happening on September 9th at 10am. But the best part of this invite is the attention to details and Apple’s easter eggs. Read More

Apple announces iPhone event for September

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Apple sent out press invites for its fall iPhone event on Thursday. The event will take place on Sept. 9, 2015 at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco.

At the event, Apple is expected to show off new iPhone models as well as a new Apple TV.

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The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is a new venue for Apple. Historically, the company holds iPhone events at Moscone West or at its campus in Cupertino. The auditorium has a capacity of 7,000 people

Typically, the company launches its products at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, which holds 757 attendees. The Flint Center, where Apple held its 2014 event, holds up to 2,405. Upping the capacity to 7,000 people implies Apple has something extra planned. Read more…

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IoT And The Rise Of Subscription Marketing

internetofthings The ties that bind consumers to brands are growing stronger. At the same time, however, they are fading into the background, thanks to the Internet of Things. Today, a slew of devices, from refrigerators to thermostats, are connecting to the Internet. Soon, the signals from those devices will automate thousands of purchases consumers make. Read More

Ex-Apple CEO and Beats designers create sleek budget Android phones

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2015 will be remembered as the year budget Android smartphones stopped being junk and started being pretty damn good.

The $199 Obi Worldphone SF1 and $129 SJ1.5 are the two latest budget Android phones to shake things up on the low end of the mobile scene.

Low prices aren’t the only things these phones have going for them. They’re from Obi Worldphone, a new company started by ex-Apple CEO John Sculley, the man who Steve Jobs famously hired away from Pepsi in the 1983, and who then helped oust Jobs in 1985

The Android 5.0.2 Lollipop-powered phones are designed by Ammunition Group, the design powerhouse that created Beats By Dre headphones, and it shows. The color palette used in the SF1 and SJ.5’s Android UI are heavily inspired by the Beats Music app. Read more…

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Meet the Mobile Virtual Player, a robotic practice dummy created to make football safer

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Dartmouth football now has a new and “safe” kind of tackling dummy. Meet the MVP, an autonomous Mobile Virtual Player designed to reduce injuries and simulate realistic game scenarios with less risk. It’s a free-standing, remote controlled, padded dummy that hit the practice field two years ago when head coach Buddy Teevens wanted Dartmouth’s engineering school to come up with a safer way to tackle.

Players got their first look at the prototype Wednesday. According to Dartmouth, the dummies cost about $3,500 to manufacture, and researchers are developing a business plan to market it to pro, college, high school and youth teams. Read more…

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Apple Watch Not A Flop – Now #2 Wearable, Just Behind Fitbit

0910_apple-iwatch_2000x1125-1940x1091 According to a new report out this morning from IDC, Apple is now the number two wearable maker, thanks to its Apple Watch, coming in just behind market leader Fitbit during the second quarter of 2015. And it’s a close race, the analyst firm found. Apple shipped 3.6 million units in Q2 2015, just 0.8 million units shy of Fitbit’s total 4.4 million units, the report states.… Read More

Apple Patents Earbuds With Noise-Canceling Sensor Smarts

apple earbud patent Apple continues looking at ways to improve its earbuds — including potentially ditching the iconic white cables which had such a starring role in iTunes ads, back in the day. According a patent published this week, Cupertino is eyeing up making wireless earbuds which also incorporate bone-conduction technology in order to improve voice communications. Read More