Posts about Technology

It’s somewhat belated: But, I hope everyone had a fantastic Christmas and a fabulous New Year! It’s over – well, Christmas and New Year definitely is, but I’m referring to CES 2017. Personally, I’m not sure I would have had the energy to come straight from my New Year celebrations, still heavily intoxicated, and attend the annual conference with any amount of enthusiasm. Damn – to be honest, it took me almost a week to recover! Anyway, at this year’s show we mostly witnessed ...
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Each year starts with CES in which the world is introduced to thousands of new products, concepts and applications that are all designed to make our lives easier, safer, healthier, and happier. Many of these are truly innovations in technology; others might offer a “gee-whiz” moment of excitement; while some leave you simply asking why ...
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I was reminiscing with the wife the other evening about my technology journey and, Sarah and I were both amazed at how technology has progressed so fast in such a relatively short period. So, this got me thinking: I conjectured that if, whilst at school, someone had told me that I would be using a small tablet device as thin as a rich tea biscuit to work on, to research on, to communicate with others across the globe and to play super-realistic graphic-intensive games, I would have deemed them completely insane and their notion to have been nothing more than science fiction. Today the fantasy has become a reality and the device in question? Well, naturally I’m referring to my Apple iPad Air 2 and its ever increasing capabilities.
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My four-year-old son arrived home from school yesterday and asked me if he could do some homework before dinner. While I struggled to reclaim my breath, he swept my iPad and stylus from my desk and opened up the Paper app. He told me he had to draw a picture of Father Christmas for a group project and would need to use my printer a little later. I have to confess that this isn't a rare occurrence. Even my 9-month-old daughter is starting to use basic apps on my iPhone.
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