2012 may be a historic year for some industries. We dive into touch computing, social gesturing, NFC equipment, HTML5, cutting the cord of cable TV, and flexible screening.
New Google+ features, new music service Rara, and the decline of customer service.
This week we discuss the digital divide. Is it widening, narrowing, or staying static? We preview a bit of CES 2012 and how you can help with the show. We also touch on the changing landscape of news and sports media, a classic new media verse traditional media.
One of the top sellers this holiday season is going to be Amazon’s Kindle Fire. The Kindle has gone through quite a progression the past few years. Starting as a simple e-reader, this brand now offers a sleek, dynamic way of consuming information and staying connected. Despite the constant comparison to the iPad, the Fire provides another fresh way to enjoy technology.
We first open up with a candid conversation about digital overload and smooth into a well-rounded discussion about the rules governing children and technology. We finish up the end of an era in the movie going experience. Listen in and hear what all the buzz is about!
Sometimes we lose sight of how technology touches our lives. We focus intently on mobile devices, apps, gaming, texting, and instant gratification. It’s nice to get a reality check and see how powerful technology can be when individuals, people, and communities band together. Jim shares a story very personal in nature.