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New iPhone Confirmed for Mid-September Release

Following Apple’s pattern on releasing new product in the fall, three new phones are indeed scheduled to become available to the public in mid-September. All three phones, possibly called iPhone 8, iPhone 7s, and iPhone 7s Plus, are set to debut on the same day. The iPhone 8 is expected to offer depth-sensing technology, a […]

U.S. Lifts Laptop Travel Restrictions

Late last week, the United States Department for Homeland Security lifted its restrictions on carrying personal electronics larger than a smartphone in the cabin of planes traveling from certain airports to the U.S. The restrictions effected aircraft from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa. Travelers are now again allowed to carry on […]

Verizon Account PINs Compromised for 6 Million Subscribers

A Verizon partner reportedly recently exposed records of 14 million subscriber calls. The records included customer names, phone numbers, and account PINs for about 6 million subscribers. An unsecured server used to store the records was compromised, leaving the information accessible to anyone with the server’s address. Customers who made calls to Verizon customer service […]

New Drone Regulations for Registered Flyers

For the past few years, the FAA has required owners of drones to register their Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) with the federal government. The process required information provided online and a $5 charge. Now, a new ruling has overturned the regulation for hobbyists and drones that are less than 55 pounds and flown within community […]

Google Jamboard Expands Capability of G Suite

If your business already runs on G Suite, Google has just given you a 55-inch collaboration tool. Google Jamboard was widely released for purchase last month. The touchscreen whiteboard is equipped to work with cloud-based G Suite applications. Users can use the touchscreen like a typical digital whiteboard or for video conferencing, but with the […]

Slack Now Offers Solution for Larger Businesses

Long a favorite project management system for small and flexible companies, Slack is now expanding to provide services for corporations and multi-tiered businesses. Called Slack Enterprise Grid, the solution keeps most of Slack’s popular features like conversation channels and message threads, chat, and both video and voice calls. The difference is the enterprise solution will […]

Apple Unveils Smart Speaker

At last week’s developers’ conference, Apple announced its new smart speaker: HomePod. Though equipped with smart functions, HomePod is a speaker first, virtual assistant second. The 7-inch-tall device includes an upward-facing woofer for low distortion, the A8 chip found in iPhones, and six microphones to allow the device to understand users from far away or […]