Results tagged with 'technology'
Published Oct. 22, 2014
Apple's new killer app, Apple Pay, may indeed someday change global commerce for good. That day isn't here yet, however. Three days after launch, my experiences with the NFC-based payment / tap to pay system show that Apple Pay is still very, very beta. At this point, you may find yourself using it barely at all.
Published Sept. 20, 2014
I've had a full day now to play with the brand new iPhone 6. Like most pieces of new technology, it's a mixed bag. iPhones aren't new to me - I've owned every one but the first model, and I use mine nonstop as both a work and personal device. This model is different in many ways, but as usual, the biggest story here is the software, not the hardware.
Published July 20, 2014
Recently, Jacob Tabak helped develop an Android app called Timehop. With this technical know-how and successful design under his belt, Tabak turned his attention to his more pressing problems: a closed and locked garage door, full hands and the desire to solve human needs through better technology.
Published June 28, 2014
If this technological misfortune happens to you, here's a guide to iPhone screen repair. Hopefully, it makes the annoying process just a tad easier.
Published June 17, 2014
The Betty Brinn Children's Museum and the Milwaukee Makerspace co-host the first Maker Faire Milwaukee Sept. 27-28, in collaboration with MAKE magazine.
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Sunday February 16th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL Isn’t technology miraculous? It can be. But not today. I am just about ready to take a Louisville Slugger to my laptop, but what would that prove? I’d have a big mess to clean up, and I’d still be a foaming at th...
Follow the leader was a childhood game played by everyone. There is a chosen leader and behind the leader are the followers standing in a line. Everything the leader does, the followers have to mimic it. My older siblings were often the leaders and would tell us to reenact embarrassing motion...
It is a horrible battle to find what will meet our needs. Searching for a wonderful job is comparative to finding a forever love. It can takes years of near misses and wasted opportunities to find the perfect one. In the fight to the finish we brave victories and embarrassing loses. Ther...
Monday September 16th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL The advent of the technology age has made the majority of society nothing more than slaves to the computer. We walk around like zombies, oblivious to the beauty around us as we continually text, email and talk on our cell phones to ...
Wednesday June 5th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL I have a calculator I bought years ago at a rummage sale for a quarter, and I happened to find it in an old box today. I don’t think I’ve ever used it even one time since I bought it, so I decided to play around and crunch ...
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