LAB NOTES

Security and the IoT

As a child, I dreamed of a world where cars drove themselves, TVs could be turned on and off with a spoken word, and the Star Trek tricorder was a reality. I don’t know how many times we headed off on vacation and had to turn around because we couldn’t remember if we had locked the doors, turned off the coffee pot, or closed the garage, all the while wishing we could take care of these things remotely.
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Worry Free LabsWill Google Pixel Live Up to the Hype and Compete with Apple and Samsung?
Curved Screens, Wireless Charging, & More: What Apple Might Do With the iPhone 8
Worry Free LabsCurved Screens, Wireless Charging, & More: What Apple Might Do With the iPhone 8

Curved Screens, Wireless Charging, & More: What Apple Might Do With the iPhone 8

It’s only been a few months since the iPhone7 was released to the public, but we are already getting excited about what the next model will bring. Assuming its called the iPhone 8, the tenth anniversary model of the ubiquitous device is expected to have a number of upgrades and new features, making it a far more impressive addition to the iPhone lineup than the most recent model.
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What You Need to Know About the Google Daydream
Worry Free LabsWhat You Need to Know About the Google Daydream

What You Need to Know About the Google Daydream

When you think about the biggest tech trends of 2016, one of the first that comes to mind has to be virtual reality (VR). While the idea of an affordable and accessible VR experience has been building for quite some time — and the introduction of the Google Cardboard a few years ago got the ball rolling — this year saw the introduction of the uber-popular Samsung Gear VR headset, and just in time for the holiday season, the Google Daydream.
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Will Google Pixel Live Up to the Hype and Compete with Apple and Samsung?
Worry Free LabsWill Google Pixel Live Up to the Hype and Compete with Apple and Samsung?

Will Google Pixel Live Up to the Hype and Compete with Apple and Samsung?

For several years now, Apple and Samsung have been the “10,000 Pound Gorillas” in the smartphone market, together making up about 70 percent of the smartphones in the U.S. While Apple still holds an edge over Samsung (about 43 percent to Samsung’s 27 percent), both companies view the Google Pixel smartphone as a threat.
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