Cell phone apps have introduced a very real privacy concern to consumers and companies – and free apps have been found to track users’ address books and locations.
It’s high season for consumer electronics. Manufacturers of various gadgets are unveiling their holiday lineups. Seattle-based Amazon and Redmond-based Microsoft and Nintendo are all coming out with new and improved products just before the holidays. There’s probably something high tech on your wish list!
Attention is turning to Apple this week amid expectations that it’s announcing a new iPhone. Plus, Seattle’s Amazon announced four new Kindle Fire models and a new line of stand-alone e-readers, while Nokia and Motorola unveiled five new smartphones between them. Makers of consumer electronics, including Seattle’s Microsoft, are refreshing their products for the holiday shopping season.
Toys R Us plans to launch its own tablet computer aimed at children called Tabeo on October 21, a low-priced entry into the increasingly crowded tablet business.
Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.
Google is testing 252 “mystery” devices in its employees’ homes. What the device is, nobody outside of Google knows.
Seattle based Alaska Airlines has an all new iPhone (and soon-to-be-released) Android app. The airline calls it your “pocket concierge” to better your travel on Alaska.
Parenting can be a daunting task, but fortunately, we live in an age where technology can be a great parenting tool. Here are some apps we think are worth looking into.
Every student needs help with school sometimes, and these apps might just be the answer.
Want all the latest news and information about this year’s Seafair events? Now there’s an app for your smartphone. And it’s FREE.