Can Apple Make Wearable Tech Permanent fashion?

Wearable tech (Wiki)

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Trends are a strange thing. Sometimes they involve a new device or product that no one had ever heard of before that explodes into the world as a shimmering sensation. Other times, they are something that has been around for a while, that suddenly become popular, like Pabst Blue Ribbon in the aughts. Then there […]

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The On-Demand Economy: The Mobile Revolution Is Everywhere

On-demand

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“On-demand” is kind of a strange term. “Demand” itself is often ambiguous, one of those words whose meaning shifts depending on the inflection or target. A child demanding something is uncouth, as is the customer during off-hour bull sessions by retail employees (“He demanded that I find him pants that fit, which frankly don’t exist.”). […]

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Imoji and the Increased Personalization of Text

Imoji and the Increased Personalization of Text

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Where Imoji First Began In 2009, the New York Times ran a long article asking if the paper of record ran the very first emoticon in a transcription of an Abraham Lincoln speech. It was a semi-colon before a closed parentheses. Everyone now knows this as the “winky face,” or the winking emoticon, or whatever you […]

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Does Snooping Undercut the Vast Promise of Mobile Tech?

4th Amendment (Image from pearlsofprofundity.net)

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Scenario 1: You’re in for surgery – vital, open-heart surgery. This is the real deal. You go under anesthesia, secure in the knowledge that your surgeon has the finest tools available. She is well-trained, and for today’s surgery, is wearing Google Glass, or its future equivalent (we’re going with the notion that your heart is […]

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