Windows 8.1 Update Has Arrived
Everything you need to know about this latest and biggest upgrade to Windows 8. Justin Coffey, Tech Solutions Professional from Apex Digital leads the discussion. Biggest changes, new features, how to upgrade and more.
Paul Thurott is the premiere analyst and commentator on Windows and his Supersite is chock full of helpful analysis and tips for those who want to make the most of Windows 8.1 from download to the best applications. You should bookmark this link for future reference.
Super Launch Week Oct. 20-26, 2013
- Oct. 22 Microsoft Surface 2 Goes on Sale
- Oct. 22 Apple, California iPad, mini iPad, TV, Mavericks OS release
- Oct. 22 Nokia Launch Event in Abu Dhabi: 6 new products (Tablet??)
Weekly feature with Mike Brennan, editor and publisher of MiTechNews.com, highlighting technology headlines from Michigan and around the world that impact of our state’s growing high tech sector. This MiTechNews report with Mike Brennan is brought to you by Mophie.Com, the maker of th iPhone juice pack, and the Engineering Society of Detroit, representing 16,000 engineers in Southeast Michigan.…Read More
ZDNet Adrian Kingsley-Hughes Oct. 16, 2013
Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich says that he expects OEMs to push prices down over the coming weeks, and that this will result in $99 tablets, $299 Haswell laptops, and $349 2-in-1 hybrid tablets and notebooks.
Speaking during a conference call yesterday, Krzanich told analysts that touchscreen-based notebooks based on the company’s new Haswell processors will be at the heart of this year’s holiday PC lineup.
Intel is pinning a lot of hopes on its Haswell silicon, and that the 50 percent better battery life offered by the chips, combined with double the graphics power will tempt buyers away from spending their money on Android and iOS tablets and instead encourage them to give the PC a second chance.
For devices build around the Bay Trail silicon, Krzanich believes that there will be eight to 10 clamshell models available at the $299 price point. …Read More
Jake Sigal founded Livio Radio in Ferndale, MI as a way to market his inventive media devices like Internet Radio Player, a turntable that turned vinyl into digital audio and a device that allowed older cars to play content from smartphones wirelessly. Jake always had a new idea and Ford liked them all enough to buy his little company for $10 million. The number two automaker will use Livio’s unique software interface to bring new applications to its FordSync system of in-car infotainment.
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Best Buy Confirms $100 Smartphone Trade-In Promotion for Customers Buying Latest iPhones. Special offer Oct. 13-19. Full Article. …Read More
Hour 1: The Future of Broadcasting
The Specs Howard School of Broadcasting has been training DJ’s, On Camera Talent, Video Editors, Engineers and a host of other positions for the ever-changing field of broadcasting. Dick Kernen, SH Vice President of Industry Relations, has been a mentor to thousands of those professionals in Michigan and around the nation, including Foster Braun, his student in 1974. With the advent of Pandora, Spotify and now iTunes Radio, what does the future hold for his students?
During the past 30 years, Jacobs Media has grown to be American radio’s leading broadcast consultants – not just to Classic Rock stations – but to all Rock radio, Alternative radio, Public Radio, and brands that need to understand their specific consumer target.
Under the leadership of Paul Jacobs, jacAPPS help their clients thrive in a growing digital world by creating unique smartphone apps and jacAPPS is now the second largest app producer in Michigan.
Now Jacobs Media is focusing its expertise and talents on the convergence of broadcasting and the auto industry. Paul Jacobs explains the concept of AudioTainment and DASH The Connected Car Conference coming to the Westin Metro Airport, Oct. …Read More
Rick Broida is one of favorite experts and a serious gadget junkie. Better yet, Rick specializes in finding the absolute best price for those gadgets because he IS the Cheapskate. This show is focused around two topics near and dear to Rick’s hearts. Listen carefully for wise comments and great tips.
Cell Phone Deals
Rick really wants to talk about the new batch of low-cost, no-contract smartphones from FreedomPop, Republic Wireless, and Virgin Mobile. And a good companion topic: my two-year contract just ended, now what?
Weekly feature with Mike Brennan, editor and publisher of MiTechNews.com, highlighting technology headlines from Michigan and around the world that impact of our state’s growing high tech sector. This MiTechNews report with Mike Brennan is brought to you by Mophie.Com, the maker of th iPhone juice pack, and the Engineering Society of Detroit, representing 16,000 engineers in Southeast Michigan.
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