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[27 Aug]    The DJI Phantom 3 Professional Is The Easiest Drone I’ve Ever Flown 

DJI Phantom 3 Pro Drone DJI didn’t start out as the best entry-level drone maker on the market but, at this point, it’s safe to say that they’ve taken the crown from Parrot and are truly creating flying machines worth flying. The new Phantom 3 Professional is the gold standard for quadcopter and I was amazed at the ease-of-use and quality of the photos and video it took. The Phantom 3 is essentially… Read More

[27 Aug]    Have You Tried Asking Siri To Give You A Hint? 

Siri hint Hey Siri, give me a hint. Apple just invited journalists to its annual September press event. It’s happening on September 9th at 10am. But the best part of this invite is the attention to detail and Apple’s Easter eggs. Read More

[27 Aug]    IoT And The Rise Of Subscription Marketing 

internetofthings The ties that bind consumers to brands are growing stronger. At the same time, however, they are fading into the background, thanks to the Internet of Things. Today, a slew of devices, from refrigerators to thermostats, are connecting to the Internet. Soon, the signals from those devices will automate thousands of purchases consumers make. Read More

[27 Aug]    Apple Watch Not A Flop – Now #2 Wearable, Just Behind Fitbit 

0910_apple-iwatch_2000x1125-1940x1091 According to a new report out this morning from IDC, Apple is now the number two wearable maker, thanks to its Apple Watch, coming in just behind market leader Fitbit during the second quarter of 2015. And it’s a close race, the analyst firm found. Apple shipped 3.6 million units in Q2 2015, just 0.8 million units shy of Fitbit’s total 4.4 million units, the report states.… Read More

[27 Aug]    Apple Patents Earbuds With Noise-Canceling Sensor Smarts 

apple earbud patent Apple continues looking at ways to improve its earbuds — including potentially ditching the iconic white cables which had such a starring role in iTunes ads, back in the day. According a patent published this week, Cupertino is eyeing up making wireless earbuds which also incorporate bone-conduction technology in order to improve voice communications. Read More