The Future of Tech, News and making sense of it all!

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

What Professionals Most Want to Learn in 2017 (And How to Learn It)

Shared by
WorldConsultingGroup





learning.linkedin.com - It’s a new year. And that means learning, as we know interest in professional learning spikes in January. That got us curious – what motivates professionals to learn in the first place? And what ar...

What Type of Video Should You Put on Your Landing Page?

Shared by
Tyson Quick





animoto.com - This blog post was written by our friends at Instapage. A landing page is a standalone web page disconnected from a website’s main navigation, which uses elements like social proof, benefit-oriente...

HDR on the old PS4: No games, no streaming, just a useless menu option [Updated]

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.co.uk - With the release of PlayStation 4 software update 4.0, Sony brought High Dynamic Range (HDR) output to existing PS4 consoles. The announcement of the HDR update, as well as the speediness of its ro...

Linksys Velop brings mesh Wi-Fi to Europe—but it’ll cost you

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.co.uk - Linksys is joining the rapidly growing collection of mesh Wi-Fi devices with Velop—and unlike Google Wifi, Plume, and Ubiquiti, it's coming to the UK and Europe (and the US too). Unfortunately, Lin...

Look out for Ultrahaptics haptic feedback in new cars this year

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - Since Ultrahaptics was founded in 2013, the company has showed off a string of better and better technical demos. Which has been fun, but obviously where the rubber really hits the road (pun most e...

GM counters Trump’s Twitter claim about Chevy Cruze being made in Mexico

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - On Tuesday morning, Donald Trump tweeted that the Chevrolet Cruze sold in the U.S. is being manufactured in Mexico and sold tax-free via dealers across the border in the U.S. GM responded to the cl...

The most dramatic patent and copyright cases of 2016

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.com - reader comments 26 Many of the biggest legal disputes in technology relate to "intellectual property," a broad term used for laws relating to everything from copyrights to patents, trademarks to tr...

Dish’s new AirTV set-top box does over-the-air and 4K streaming

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - Dish is unveiling a new streaming device at CES this year, the AirTV, which uses Android TV as its base operating systems, providing access to the wealth of Android media apps available. But it’s a...

Netatmo is trying really hard to make the smart home happen

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - French hardware company Netatmo is announcing a bunch of new products for your home. Interestingly, some of these products go beyond the usual connected lightbulbs and cameras. With a brand new app...

Alarm.com is building drones to monitor your home inside and out

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - At CES on Tuesday, Alarm.com revealed that it is developing a smart home security drone alongside its other IoT devices and software. The idea is that if you hear something go bump in the night, yo...

WTF is a VPN

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - You’re watching a movie. A criminal is trying to evade a crime scene in a sports car on the highway. A helicopter is following the car from above. The car enters a tunnel with multiple exits and th...

Coffee Meets Bagel extends into relationships with DateSpots.co and Mixtape

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - Coffee Meets Bagel, the dating app that shows you one match per day, is unveiling a few new tools to help newborn relationships flourish. These new products are web apps, built in collaboration wit...

Tesla falls short of its projected vehicle deliveries for 2016

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - Tesla said it delivered approximately 76,230 vehicles in 2016, falling short of the 80,000 vehicle projection it set for the year in its fourth-quarter earnings report at the beginning of the year....

2017: New Beginnings & (also) back to work

Shared by
Om Malik





om.co - Welcome back. It was an amazing break for me – about ten days off work, of which seven were spent reading and enjoying good food, some photography and generally being a layabout. With the exception...

Web of tax breaks and subsidies keeps iPhone production in China

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.com - Apple sells iPhones all over the world, but it builds them in China with the help of manufacturing companies like Foxconn and Pegatron. A particular Foxconn facility in the city of Zhengzhou, China...

Blink to launch new home security products and services at CES 2017 - Android Community

Shared by
Android Community





androidcommunity.com - There used to be a time when home security surveillance will cost homeowners an arm, a leg, and maybe a kidney. Thanks to technology and innovative solutions, it will now just cost you your arm. Ma...

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro wows different audiences with Tango apps, experiences - Android Community

Shared by
Android Community





androidcommunity.com - Lenovo has been very busy not only the past few days because of the CES. It’s been working on a lot of stuff the past months and we’ve seen recently the Smart Assistant, Smart Storage device, ZUK E...

WhatsApp, Telegram discontinue support for older Android versions - Android Community

Shared by
Android Community





androidcommunity.com - If your Android smartphone has been stuck in the first three generations of the Android update, it may be time for you to start thinking about upgrading your device (if it doesn’t support higher ve...

ASAP Connect lets gadgets connect to charging cable magnetically easy - Android Community

Shared by
Android Community





androidcommunity.com - As long as wireless charging is still not the standard for our devices, then we will still have to deal with the pains and intricacies of charging cables. There are several products out there that ...

This Is the Year Donald Trump Kills Net Neutrality

Shared by
TweetSmarter





wired.com - 2015 was the year the Federal Communications Commission grew a spine. And 2017 could be the year that spine gets ripped out. Over the past two years, the FCC has passed new regulations to protect n...

Google’s Approach to Virtual Reality

Shared by
Loyalty 360





loyalty360.org - Google has a long history of developing ambitious projects far beyond its search engine. From its Chrome browser to Android operating system, the company has continued to provide valuable software ...

Point Shout : Mobile App to Listen, Engage and React to Customers' Needs - Start-Ups.Co

Shared by
Debbas




start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Ionut Danifeld”, Co-Founder at the Brussels – Belgium based start-up “PointShout” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you d...

Here@ : Find New Friend, Love Interest, or Find a Job - Start-Ups.Co

Shared by
Debbas




start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sam McCaa”, CEO of the US based start-up “Hereat” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is a...

KindCritic.com: A Social Platform that Allows you to get Crowdsourced Feedback on your Creative Projects - Start-Ups.Co

Shared by
Debbas





start-ups.co - KindCritic is a social platform where creatives can give and get crowdsourced constructive feedback on their creative works from real experts in their field of interest. “KindCritic” is A Social Pl...

Imboard : Event Discovery and Promotion App - Start-Ups.Co

Shared by
Debbas





start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Dominic Smith”, CEO of the Baltimore USA-based start-up “Imboard” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your ...

SkilledWizard.com: A Professional Social Network Platform Dedicated Exclusively to Skilled Workers - Start-Ups.Co

Shared by
Debbas





start-ups.co - SkilledWizard is a platform for Skilled Workers Worldwide. They set out to erase the void that currently exists today. “SkilledWizard.com”‘s mission is to unite skilled / blue collar workers worldw...

PrayerSpark : The First And Only Site For Interfaith Spiritually - Start-Ups.Co

Shared by
Debbas





start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Michael Feder”, Founder of the Las Vegas – USA based startup “PrayerSpark” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and ...

Fanaka : Automates Sales, Projects and Accounting - Start-Ups.Co

Shared by
Debbas




start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Michael Mbugua”, Founder and CEO at the Nairobi, Kenya based start-up “Fanaka-Hybrid” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that y...

KillerStartupsDesigns.com: A Website that Features Daily Start-Ups Based on Strict Aesthetic Standards - Start-Ups.Co

Shared by
Debbas





start-ups.co - KillerStartupsDesigns features ONE startup daily that meets strict aesthetic standards and that is reviewed by a highly experienced Web/Graphic designer. 1. What is it exactly that you do and what ...

XLR8 : Social Matching and Communication Platform for Entrepreneurs - Start-Ups.Co

Shared by
Debbas





start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Rick Duree”, Chief Firestarter of the Missouri- United States based startup “XLR8″ Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that ...

Musistic : Music Technology Company - Start-Ups.Co

Shared by
Debbas




start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Mr. “Jimbo Lattimore”, CEO of the Memphis USA-based start-up “Musistic” about his Company. Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do an...

Mark Zuckerberg’s personal challenge this year is to travel all around the U.S.

Shared by
Brett Prince





recode.net - The Facebook CEO, who takes on a personal challenge for himself each January that he shares with the public, said Tuesday that his goal for 2017 was to “have visited and met people in every state i...

Honda's CR-V Will Make Its Third Super Bowl Appearance in This Year's Game

Shared by
Stephan Stavrakis





adweek.com - This year will mark the third time Honda promotes its CR-V sport utility vehicle during the Super Bowl. Today the automaker announced that its creative agency of record RPA will again handle its Bi...

Harry's, the Shaving Brand, Tells Its Whole Unlikely Story in This Fun Long-Form Ad

Shared by
Stephan Stavrakis





adweek.com - To tell the origin story of Harry's, the shaving subscription service, co-founders Jeff Raider and Andy Katz-Mayfield will show you their baby pictures and their boxer shorts. It's their way of exp...

L'Oreal Made a Smart Hairbrush That Analyzes Beauty Habits and Suggests Products

Shared by
Stephan Stavrakis





adweek.com - Not even hairbrushes are safe from the so-called Internet of Things. Today L'Oreal-owned Kérastase announced a new brush dubbed Hair Coach that collects and analyzes grooming patterns to recommend ...

6 Tips for Designing the Perfect Logo for Your Brand

Shared by
Stephan Stavrakis





dumblittleman.com - Some people are under the impression that logo designing is easy, and all you need to do is mix some colors, throw in a few different fonts, and you’re all set and ready to go. This way of thinking...

SearchCap: Local SEO, link resolutions for 2017 & New Year's Day Google doodle

Shared by
DotOnline (.ONLINE)





searchengineland.com - Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Start your SEO and SEM campaigns off fresh with tactics that...

Are We Becoming A #hashtag World?

Shared by
James Hickey





sd-entrepreneur.com - With all the different Social Media Platforms out there like the ones named above, marketers and businesses are looking for ways to curate content and reach a target market of group of people via #...

Here's the first Periscope live 360 video taken underwater

Shared by
Jefferson Faudan





mashable.com - If you wanted to immerse yourself underwater, look no further than Twitter. Mitch Oates, a digital creator, photographer and surfer from Sydney, Australia, completed the first-ever 360-degree live...

Cheaper 'mixed reality' smart glasses that do both AR and VR are coming

Shared by
Jefferson Faudan





mashable.com - LAS VEGAS — Smartphones aren't the only gadgets Qualcomm wants to power. The mobile chipmaker's upcoming Snapdragon 835 processor will also power a new breed of augmented reality/virtual reality h...

6 January video games that you need to check out

Shared by
Jefferson Faudan





mashable.com - There really are new video games coming out this month, promise. January is traditionally a quiet time for video games, but there are always gems to be found for those willing to look. Last year, w...

Now you can watch the NBA in VR using Google's Daydream View

Shared by
Jefferson Faudan





mashable.com - Samsung isn't the only company letting people watch live NBA games in virtual reality. Now, users of Google's Daydream View headset will be able to watch, too. Back in 2015, professional basketba...

This cord-cutting company picks up where Aereo left off

Shared by
Jefferson Faudan





mashable.com - Remember Aereo, the startup that tried to offer over-the-air TV via the internet only to have the Supreme Court shut it down? Well, another company is picking up the OTA dream where Aereo left off....

Has your Twitter engagement recently dropped? - Biznology

Shared by
Chris Abraham





biznology.com - In the last couple weeks, the notifications I have been receiving via my @chrisabraham Twitter handle have plummeted. Serious chirping crickets. So, I did some searching and it looks like either Tw...

What You Need To Know When Shopping For Laptops

Shared by
Rolf Joho




laptopsandnotebook.com - This can help you find what you are looking for.This article was written to help you find things that are important on your new laptop. Integrated graphics aren’t going to work well enough if you w...

Using Your Iphone The Way It Was Meant To Be Used

Shared by
Rolf Joho




iphonefindmyphone.com - Many people shopping for new phones are unsure of an iphone. Keep reading to truly get up to speed with your iphone that it has to offer! Minimizing your iPhone’s brightness setting will help exten...

Get Netflix for Free: 2 Smart Ways to Make it Happen

Shared by
Rolf Joho





rather-be-shopping.com - Other than the obvious free Netflix 30-day trial, there exists some clever ways to score Netflix for free every month. If you’ve recently cut the cable cord and are still looking for an affordable ...

Letting The Iphone Technology Work For You

Shared by
Rolf Joho




laptopsandnotebook.com - Most people own a smartphone, or it seems so; however, most don’t know how to really use it. You are not the only one who feels that there is more they could be getting everything you should from y...

Web Page Hosting 101 – What You Need To Know

Shared by
Rolf Joho




agentmonhost.com - A lot of people do not know that the information from a site needs a place to be stored on best webhosting servers.This is where understanding of best webhosting is critical. New website owners sho...

5 new retail technologies coming to a store near you | Toronto Star

Shared by
Future Lighting





thestar.com - Web retailers have plenty of data on their customers. Some of these online technologies can even track shoppers from site to site to lure them back with what’s known as retargeting ads — promos tar...