High Tech Wrist Watches: I know there are many people out there that don’t wear a wrist watch anymore because they are used to having the time display on their cell phones, tablets or computers. However, wrist watch technology is advancing and today you can buy a wrist watch with a very narrow wrist band and a digital display. And you can even buy a smart watch, like Sony’s SmartWatch series of wrist watches, which will communicate with your phone and the Internet. So if you haven’t purchased a new watch in a while you may want to check out a New York Times Bits Blog article titled Disruptions: The Next Wave for the Wristwatch which offers an even more in-depth discussion of the new high tech wrist watches. You might even check it out with an eye towards gift giving for the holiday season as the summer seems to be flying right by!
Here’s the link to the article:
Skype Updates iPad & iPhone Apps: USA Today reports that Skype has updated its iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch apps to include a new photo sharing feature, increasing the speed at which the app works and include a fix that should cut down on the amount of battery power Skype users need to make video calls from their iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches. The updates will no doubt improve performance of the Skype app for the new iPhone which is scheduled to be unveiled September 12.
Here’s a link to the USA Today tech update on the Apple Skype apps:
Have a great afternoon!