Think of Twine as a device that ties the everyday objects in your home or office to the Internet.
When you fire up iTunes to listen to a little music or make a purchase, you expect to see thumbnails of album covers and what’s hot. You’d never expect to see what some Russian users did when they installed iTunes for the first time.
In this week’s ‘Tech Talk’ radio show — heard each week live on Montreal’s CJAD 800 — I chat with Intel’s Joe Ellis about the wide range of Windows 8-powered laptop-tablet hybrids and why they’re appealing. I also talk about other gadgets in time for the holidays.
What do you do when the Internet runs out of good domain names? Set up some new top level domains — as long as they don’t offend.
Is the wealth of information available online eliminating the need for people to trust one another?
One of the innovative start-ups I visited while in Israel was a company that turns websites and articles into a 90-second video summary. Check it out.
Symantec has released new research on ‘ransomware,’ which is growing throughout Western Europe and North America. Here’s what you need to know.
iPad owners have no shortage of ebook apps to choose from, be it Apple’s own iBooks, Kobo, Amazon’s Kindle and dozens of others. Curiously missing was Sony’s Reader app. Until now.
In this week’s Tech Talk radio show, I chat with DollarShaveClub.com about how to create a viral video hit, plus I also catch up with Microsoft to hear about why consumers should consider Windows Phone 8 for smartphones.