Electronics

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Stick it in your ear!

Apple is studying ways to make AirPods into a health device, including for enhancing hearing, reading body temperature and monitoring posture, according to a new report. Continue Reading →

Amazon Astro: Cool or Creepy?

Cool or creepy? These are the opposite ends of the Shelly Palmer scale for evaluating AI-powered surveillance systems built into robots, IoT, and other tech. With my cool or creepy scale in mind, behold Amazon's Astro. Continue Reading →
The European Union has announced plans to force smartphone and other electronics manufacturers to fit a common USB-C charging port on their devices. The rules will apply to tablets, headphones, portable speakers, video game consoles, cameras, and more. Continue Reading →

Leave Elon Alone!

Elon Musk's latest claim -- "I remain confident that we will have the basic functionality for level 5 autonomy complete this year" -- is a clear sign that Mr. Musk has crossed over to the other side and is now "cuckoo for cocoa puffs." Continue Reading →
Today, almost every major corporate meeting and event needs to be reimagined and staged to work for both in-person and online audiences. I'm excited to announce our new partnership with Verizon to offer BlueJeans Premium Production Services powered by The Palmer Group. Continue Reading →
Amazon Sidewalk
If you have an Alexa-enabled device or any Amazon device that is Amazon Sidewalk-capable, you are automatically opted in to sharing up to 80Kbps (capped at 500MB per month) of your WiFi network with Amazon and your neighbors. After I tell you how to opt-out, I'll tell you what it is and why Amazon thinks it's a good idea. If you want to use the service and lend part of your WiFi network to Jeff Bezos, you don't need to do anything. You are opted-in unless you do the following. Continue Reading →

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