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Google Launches New Travel Planning App, Google Trips

September 20, 2016 11:15 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 8630
On Monday Google launched Google Trips, a new mobile application aimed at helping people better plan their vacation and travels. The free app —  which is available on Android and iOS — serves as a trip planner and travel guide that is capable of organizing your plane tickets and hotel reservations, offering editorial guides to more than 200… View Article

Monday’s Emergency Alert Aids in Apprehending New York City, New Jersey Bombing Suspect

September 19, 2016 3:14 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 15946
U.S. officials issued an unusual emergency alert Monday morning to New York City residents via their mobile devices, warning them to be on the look out for a man wanted for questioning in connection with multiple incidents — including two explosions — across New York and New Jersey over the weekend. The alert result in authorities apprehending the… View Article

Samsung Recalls 1 Million Galaxy Note 7 Phones Due to Exploding Batteries

September 16, 2016 12:41 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 10379
Just two weeks after Samsung launched its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) officially recalled the device Thursday after dozens of users reported it catching fire while charging. The recall comes a week after the CPSC told customers to “immediately stop using and power down” the device. The agency said they have received… View Article

Apple Continues to Expand into Digital Health Tracking with Gliimpse Acquisition

August 28, 2016 5:00 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 11463
Apple’s ambitions in the digital health technology sector continue to expand with its latest acquisition of Gliimpse, a startup that aims to make it easier for patients to manage their personal health records and data. Although Apple frequently purchases smaller companies, they rarely formally announce their acquisitions. However, the tech giant did confirm the Gliimpse purchase… View Article

Make Payments, Unlock Phone Using Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Iris Scanner

August 3, 2016 9:20 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 6312
On Tuesday, Samsung officially launched their new Galaxy Note 7, which is equipped with a built-in iris scanner that allows you to complete mobile payments using your eyes. On sale later this month, the Note 7’s infrared iris scanner can also read your eyes to unlock your phone in lieu of a passcode or fingerprint. With a curved, waterproof… View Article