Pl@ntNet: The Plant Identification and Educational App

Have you ever been on a hike, walk or any form of nature and wondered “What type of plant is that?!” Recently on my daily walk, I had just that happen when I found these beautiful green plantlike balls I have never seen in my neighborhood before. I got curious and searched for an app that could identify them. Google Goggle’s App didn’t identify them but the app that did, and in seconds I might add, was Pl@ntNet. Pl@ntNet is an application that allows you to identify plants simply by photographing them with your smartphone.

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There are so many traveling apps out there that specialize in one travel field or another. Introducing, the new travel toolkit for taking control of your life and managing your money. Created by a forward-thinking female startup this interactive app will get you on your way to becoming financially savvy. Continue Reading →

Apple Announces Their New iPhone Models Available This Fall

Today Apple unveiled their new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR perfectly timed right before the 2018 Holiday season. They announced interested customers can pre-order the iPhone XS or the iPhone XS Max models starting at 12:01 a.m. PDT on September 14, 2018. Apple also announced customers can pre-order the iPhone XR on October 19, 2018 and available to purchase on October 26, 2018. Each model have different features depending on what your smartphone needs are. Below is a breakdown of their key features and pricing. Continue Reading →

Apple’s Limited Edition iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT) RED Review

A couple weeks ago Apple launched their iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus limited edition (PRODUCT) RED™. For over 10 years Apple has had a partnership with the RED™ initiative to support various HIV/AIDS programs. The new (PRODUCT) RED™ iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 is Apple’s latest edition with a sleek red case. Continue Reading →

Technology at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games with Intel

Curious on what technology is being used at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games? If you have been watching the games you may wonder how we are getting great live coverage from the cameras on the luge to the aerial footage used during the snowboarding events. Technology has been all over the Olympics and with Intel as their partner they have stepped it up a notch. The technology we were first immersed in for the Olympics started with Intel’s 1,000 drone display during the Opening Ceremony. It was mind blowing and Intel’s technology has continued to impress us throughout the games thus far. Per Intel below is the technology that is currently being used at the Winter Games. Continue Reading →

Digital Entertainment World 2018 Is Around The Corner, Are You Ready?

For the past five years, digital influencers and digital industry leaders gather for the annual Digital Entertainment World (DEW). This year’s DEW is on February 5 – 6, 2018 in Marina Del Rey Marriott with tickets starting at $1299.00. It is said that DEW is a must-attend event and where you want to be if you are in the business of creating or monetizing digital entertainment content. At this year’s DEW the focus is on “The FUTURE of…” and will cover topics from OTT to Innovation to eSports to Millennials to Content Marketing to VR/AR to Music Rights to Startups, etc., as this theme guides all talks, discussions, meetings, and presentations over the two days. Continue Reading →

iPhone X: One of the Most Expensive Smartphones on the Market

Source: Apple

The iPhone X recently was released to purchase for a whopping $999.00. To date the most expensive iPhone launched and quite possibly the biggest price tag in general for a smart phone. While the iPhone 8 was recently launched, the iPhone X is already stealing headlines but not as positive as Apple hoped. Continue Reading →

Apple’s Event Announcing the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple 4k HDR TV and the iPhone X

Today Apple, unveiled their new fall products which included the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, Apple Watch Series 3 and the Apple 4K HDR TV. The event was held at the new Steve Jobs Theatre which is part of the new Apple Park.Before Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, started introducing all the new products he addressed the Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma disasters informing the crowd that you can donate on iTunes towards disaster relief.

After that he spoke about on the Steve Jobs Theatre and Apple Park, soon to be their new campus for employees in Silicon Valley. The idea behind Apple Park was that Steve Jobs wanted the whole campus to look less like an office park and more like a nature refuge. It is located on a suburban site totaling 175 acres (71 hectares), it houses more than 12,000 employees in one central four-storied circular building of approximately 2,800,000 square feet (260,000 square meters).* Continue Reading →

Apple’s Special Event Happening Tomorrow

The special event that we all have been waiting for from Apple will happen tomorrow! Apple has always been tightlipped about their product launches and this is no exception. Per my previous post about the Apple special event it is rumored they will reveal the iPhone 8 plus updates to the Apple Watch, 4K Apple TV, iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra. There are been some leaks but nothing conclusive as of now. Continue Reading →

Apple’s iPhone 8 Event Rumored to Happen on September 12th

Knowing that Apple’s iPhone 8 was coming out in September, since that’s when most new iPhone’s are launched, I have been holding on to my old iPhone 6s. Imagine my excitement to find this article from the Verge about Apple’s iPhone 8 event on September 12th! Per Chaim Gartenberg from the Verge, Apple has sent out invites for its event on September 12th at the Apple campus in Cupertino, CA. At the event it is rumored they will reveal the iPhone 8 plus updates to the Apple Watch, 4K Apple TV, iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra. Continue Reading →