We had an authentic geek-out moment at the office this morning thanks to the Google Translate app (for iOS or Android). We watched a phone translate written Japanese into English… through it’s camera view via augmented reality! It’s kind of crazy and a little creepy, but mostly just plain awesome.
During CES 2017, LiquidSky officially announced their service which will bring PC Gaming to any device. LiquidSky’s SkyComputer delivers the power of an ultra gaming PC with the convenience of console and mobile gaming to any device. Gamers across the world can connect to any of LiquidSky’s 13 data centers and play any game at ultra quality settings on a Mac, Android, Linux, or Windows device.
I’m exaggerating here, but not much apparently, because Pokémon Go, based on a little-known video game series (kidding), was the most downloaded iPhone app worldwide in 2016.
Despite early days of frequent crashes and server outages, not to mention the whole tracking feature disaster, the game was a monster (pun intended) hit from day 1. Remember the Vaporeon stampede?
RhinoCo Fitness was founded in 2007 with the goal of making fitness more accessible by using connected technology to deliver essential tools, supplements, and training programs to people across the world. In 2010 RhinoCo partnered with Reebok to open the first Reebok Crossfit Gym, which quickly became the highest-grossing retail store for Reebok and a world-renowned fitness center for RhinoCo.
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Android devices running on Qualcomm chips are at serious risk of being cracked. Apparently unlike iOS devices, Android devices store full-disk encryption keys in software, software that can be cracked – easily.
Like many of you, a couple of weeks back we began closely watching the ongoing wrestling match between Apple and the FBI regarding giving the latter “backdoor” access into the iPhone of one of the San Bernadino terrorists.
If you have not yet read Tim Cook’s open letter to Apple customers with regards to the US Government’s request that the company build a “backdoor” into their iOS operating system, you really must. Cook does a great job of explaining why – even in the light of the horrible mass-shooting late last year in San Bernadino – this would be a very dangerous precedent to set.
The announcement hit our inbox this morning: Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages Project – aka AMP – is officially out now. Previewed last October, AMP is an open source project for content creators who can now “create mobile optimized content once and have it load instantly everywhere.” Crucial stuff now as the Web’s primary viewership moves over to mobile devices!