Tuesday, October 13, 2015

October TechnologyMeeting

SJCAM    (like the GoPRO)


XLink   Bluetooth Gateway for cell phone
To purchase:


Home phone replacements

Amazon ECHO

Connected devices to ECHO

Questions for Alexa


Thursday, October 01, 2015

Keeping up with New Technology

Here are some good sites for this purpose and with a little help from Wikipedia, an explanation about each.

http://makezine.com/       Make (or MAKE) is an American bimonthly magazine published by Maker Media[1] which focuses on do it yourself (DIY) and/or DIWO (Do It With Others)[2] projects involving computers, electronics, robotics, metalworking, woodworking and other disciplines. The magazine is marketed to people who enjoy making things and features complex projects which can often be completed with cheap materials, including household items. Make magazine is considered "a central organ of the maker movement."[3]Gizmodo.com

http://hackaday.com/blog/         Hackaday is a Blog which publishes several articles each day about hardware and software hacks. A hack refers to modifications of a product or software as well as the creation of something entirely new for convenience, novelty, functional or creative reasons. Hackaday also has a YouTube channel where it posts projects and how-to videos. Hackaday's logo is called The Jolly Wrencher.

http://www.popsci.com/               The website for Popular Science Magazine which is an American monthly magazine carrying popular science content, which refers to articles for the general reader on science and technology subjects. Popular Science has won over 58 awards, including the American Society of Magazine Editors awards for its journalistic excellence in both 2003 (for General Excellence) and 2004 (for Best Magazine Section). With roots beginning in 1872, PopSci has been translated into over 30 languages and is distributed to at least 45 countries.

http://www.extremetech.com/                 ExtremeTech is a technology weblog about hardware, computer software, science and other technologieswhich launched in June 2001. Between 2003 and 2005, ExtremeTech was also a print magazine and the publisher of a popular series of how-to and do-it-yourself books.[2]
http://www.engadget.com/     Engadget is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics. Engadget currently operates a total of ten blogs—four written in English and six international versions with independent editorial staff. Engadget has in the past ranked among the top five in the "Technorati top 100"[3]and was noted in TIME for being one of the best blogs of 2010.

http://techmeme.com/    Techmeme is the foremost source for tracking these  kinds of technology changes. It is a a technology news aggregator. The website has been described as "a one-page, aggregated, filtered, archiveable summary in near real-time of what is new and generating conversation". By presenting a summary of the day's essential reports and analysis on a single page, Techmeme has become the technology news site of record for people both within and beyond the industry. 

By reading these websites, one can keep abreast of software developments, the latest hardware, what’s new with cars, gaming systems, developments in health and science, and space.  You will discover all kinds of information about what’s new and unimaginable things that are just around the corner.