I am still trying to process the laptop ban on flights. Passengers flying to the US and the UK are not allowed to take any phones, laptops, or tablets larger than a standard smartphone (16cm x 9.3cm x 1.5cm). I am a frequent flyer; whether I am flying for business purposes or pleasure, my constant travel companion is my laptop along with my iPhone, iPad Mini, or Kindle. In addition to that, If I am traveling with my kids, I need an iPad for the trip as it is the only thing that keeps them glued to their seats and entertained. (Airlines need to re-examine their whole entertainment offering, now more than ever).
If there is one thing that I learned not to take for granted, it is the quality of sound and image. It's simply a sin to watch a low-quality movie or even listen to music on low-end speakers or headphones. You will always find cheaper alternatives to the expensive tech products, and I am usually the first to recommend these devices, but not in this post.
Smarke is a smart home access solution, it's a keyless door lock with remote digital access. The lock is fully controlled and operated via its mobile app as well as an intercom and a keypad. Today, Smarke is being crowdfunded on Indiegogo. It has successfully reached its first milestone of $75,000 in just 2 days. The next step is to reach $125,000 to release the Nightlatch version of the smart lock.
Looking for a cool tech gift? Here’s a list of 10 of the coolest gadgets around: 1- FitBark: Pet Tracker Fitbark is a cool activity and sleep tracker for your dog. The app gives you access to your furry friend's data to monitor medical issues, discover nearby friends for pets, compare the increase in activity and behavior. It is compatible with other applications such as Fitbit, HealthKit, Jawbone, and Google Fit. The collar is waterproof and light in weight (8 grams). Price:…
At a time when we, in Lebanon, are still trying to convince each other about the importance of having high-speed internet and about the positive implications it has on the economy. Canada declared that high-speed internet is a necessity for the quality of life and has set the following targets for the basic telecom services: - Speeds of 50 megabits per second (Mbps) download/10 Mbps upload for fixed broadband Internet access services - An unlimited data option for fixed broadband…
I spent some time using the Surface Pro 4, it's a cool but expensive all-in-one device, here are my thoughts on its key features - Price: The Surface Pro 4 comes with a huge price range varying from $999 for the (128 / Intel Core i5 - 4GB RAM) to $2,699 for the (1TB / Intel Core i7 - 16GB RAM) It’s a bit on the expensive side, when the lower-end model is compared to a tablet and when the higher-end is compared to a notebook.
Whether you're an amateur runner, a parent with kids, or even a semi-pro. Here's a list of tips and gadgets, to help you get the most out of your tech devices during the Marathon. Pro runners participating in the longer distance runs, are advised not to carry several items, and stick to the fitness trackers to avoid being tired by the extra weight and distracted during the long run. Charge Your Smartphone: Make sure your battery is fully charged the night…
Nothing drives me crazy more than seeing people’s passwords unsecured and publicly displayed on their devices. People just don’t realize that their privacy, confidentiality and money are at risk. Passwords should never be stored on notes and memo apps but rather on specialized secure softwares. I’ve seen so many crazy homemade recipes for storing and hiding passwords, these old school methods used to work in the early computer days but don’t do the trick anymore. Till date, many people still store their…
Thoughts on how technology has changed the education process from creation to consumption. EDUtaining the i-Generation (impact of technology on education) from Jimmy Ghazal