Category: Mobile Devices

  • Google Project Fi: Google Wants to Be Your Next Wireless Service Provider

    Google Project Fi: Google Wants to Be Your Next Wireless Service Provider

    Google just announced that they will be jumping into the cellular wireless service provider space joining the likes of AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, et al. with Google Fi. Promising to use new technology to provide a robust, multi-network, multi-device, experience for voice, texting, and data from 120 countries, Google has the potential (in my mind) […]

  • Crowd Mics: Audience Participation via Voice, Text, and Polling

    Crowd Mics: Audience Participation via Voice, Text, and Polling

    UPDATE: May 2019 I guess they are gone.  Hmmmm, even great ideas don’t make it sometimes.  😦 In the old days, I gave a ton of speeches at conferences on video conferencing technology.  At the end of my talk, during the Q&A session, two people stood in the audience with wireless microphones that they would […]

  • Using MileIQ: The Smart Mileage Tracker

    Using MileIQ: The Smart Mileage Tracker

    I saw an ad (I think on Facebook) for MileIQ. In that ad, MileIQ promised to make tracking personal miles vs business mile easy. Since I know a few people who travel by car for business, I thought I’d give it a try. What is MileIQ Figure 1: Trip Displayed in MileIQ MileIQ is an […]

  • Blast From the Past: Cell Phones and Brain Cancer

    This was published in early 2007 or 2006 (I moved to WordPress in Nov 2007).  Way back then, the cell phone was used mostly for talking and people were walking around with their cell phones plastered to their ear.   Times have changed:  Texting (and other Smartphone features) have made all the difference. Enjoy. — […]