Episode #41 - Tech Talk - Friday, April 13, 2018 - Facial Recognition Found Criminals, Removal of Signature for Credit Cards, How Much Does an Uber Driver Make Anyways, Amazon Prime Wardrobe,

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If you missed last weeks topics on Tech Talk with Adam Oldfield on the Bill Kelly Show on AM900 CHML: A suspect was caught in China at a music concert after being detected by facial recognition technology. China announced that they were taking thousands of photographs and using facial recognition. It was managed at a beer festival to capture 25 fugitives who tried to enter. China will be upgrading with Google Goggles, with facial recognition systems that will instantly allow police officers to see through a holographic image a database of people’s criminal records instantly. https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/12/17229530/china-facial-recognition-technology-suspect-music-festival Today marks history. All major credit cards, American Express, Visa, Mastercard have officially removed the signature. Yes, if you can believe it we are still asked to sign the back of the card. This will now be the end and we can feel comfortable knowing that our security has been now locked to a…

Episode #42 Tech Talk - Friday, April 20, 2018- Portable Peanut Allergy Sensor Device, New iPhone Cracker, Samsung Galaxy J2, Grillbot, Learn to Code with an App and More...

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Listen to Adam Oldfield this Friday morning at 11:35 on the Bill Kelly Show on AM900 CHML or go to Adam Oldfield’s Facebook page to watch him LIVE! Looking forward to listening to the latest on TECH! Back when we went to school a peanut butter jelly sandwich was a standard and staple. Possibly followed with some peanuts. Today, peanut allergies are a massive problem along with other food allergies. A new company by the name of Nima has now shipped its first product. A portable device with a sensor that can determine whether or not your meal contains gluten. It also has a sensor that can determine if a product has peanuts and milk. http://fortune.com/2016/05/19/allergic-peanuts-food/ It was only a year ago that police were hiring an Israeli company for almost a million dollars to crack an iPhone in a case. Today the US Police can now buy an iPhone cracker….

Episode #40 - Tech Talk - Friday, April 6, 2018 - Blackberry Sues Snapchat, Facebook Tracking You, SmartCloud Pillow, Apples Folding ipad, Huawei P20 and more...

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Listen to Adam Oldfield on Tech Talk – if you missed last weeks show tune in to listen to AM900 CHML Audio Vault 11:35 am .Scroll to the show date and scroll to the time slot! Hamilton Limo 15 years celebration. – Happy Birthday to our sponsor! Hamilton Limo story that has some amazing technology with the Suburban.  This past Monday while one of the drivers was cleaning the vehicle getting ready for its next ride he left the door open. While he was wiping down the side door the limo was hijacked and stolen around 4:30 p.m. Immediately Hamilton Limo owner Marcus, called On Star and the police, where they were able to track the exact location of the vehicle. Without high pursuit, they were able to see where it was at all times. When it came to an off-ramp and the police were waiting. The ability of the vehicle…

Episode #39 - Tech Talk - Thursday, March 29, 2018 -Microbot Push, Makita Coffee Maker, Wireless Bamboo Charging Table, Smart Baby Changing Pad and more

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Listen to Adam Oldfield on Tech Talk for all the latest in tech! Here are our exciting topics of discussion! There is now a smart baby changing pad that could be the solution you’ve always wanted. Every time you change your child’s dirty diaper, you can now easily get a full update on the weight of your child. This product that was featured on Shark Tank called GROW  is now available. It comes with a wireless scale and app. You can easily track health metrics to see how your baby weight is progressing and allows you to report information for pediatrician visits. It even indicates diaper changes, pumping amounts, and sleep. All this can sync automatically with your app so you don’t have to manually enter it. Cost 129.99. https://mashable.com/2018/03/08/smart-baby-changing-pad-grow-hatch/ Who doesn’t love a bamboo table at the side of their bed? Everybody. However, now you can get this gorgeous…

Episode #37 - Friday, March 9, 2018 - Tech Talk - Robot Burger Flipper, Flying Cars, Bitcoin Earning Space Heaters and more...

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Listen to Adam Oldfield today at 11:35 on the Bill Kelly Show for Tech Talk! Here are the exciting discussion tech topics for the show! The Flying car – Yes, the Dutch company PAL-V revealed its flying car, the PAL-V Liberty Tuesday. The two-seater vehicle is still in the research stage, with a final testing before production to take place after the Switzerland auto show. The company anticipates to take-off in 2019. It had a few of the flying vehicles on hand to show off. https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/7/17091136/flying-car-pal-v-liberty-geneva-motor-show-2018 Mission Impossible is coming out with a new movie and if you can believe that the government has actually started researching effective self-destruct solutions for mobile and drums. Including liquid destruction, explosive destruction. https://newsstand.google.com/articles/CAIiEMksC1k_1D-MQP5Q8PaZkOMqFQgEKg0IACoGCAowlacCMKBPMOGbAg Remember the old days when you had your camera lens sticking out of your phone or your computer. A new technology is going to be coming out where you will click…

Episode #36 Tech Talk - Friday, March 2nd, 2018 Vision Assistant, Smartphone Radiation, Eye-Vac Touchless Vacuum, Smart Doorbell and more...

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Friday, March 2nd, 2018     Tech Talk      Episode #36 with Adam Oldfield on the Bill Kelly Show AM900 CHML. Piccolo is building a gesture-based smart home ‘Vision Assistant’. You remember when you had to actually say OK Google? Those days are done. Now you want it now you can turn on the lights simply by pointing at it. Open your fist and the TV will turn on. The sensors are located in the room and can see how you move your body without saying a word. https://newsstand.google.com/articles/CAIiEKcXALOX_8FDjLFNVreDRJ4qFAgEKg0IACoGCAowlIEBMLEXMOc_ Little did you know smartphones still give off radiation. Maybe not as much as the days of the analog. However, these are the top five radiation phones. Xiaomi MiA1ONE PLUSHUAWEI MATE 9Nokia Lumia 630iPhone 7SonyiPhone 8 https://newsstand.google.com/articles/CAIiENNHwd6miDqS9CRyNvPYwEUqFQgEKg0IACoGCAowrqkBMKBFMI_CEg Netflix is coming out in 2018 with 700 Originals. More programs than probably most seasons in the entire 1980s. Yes over 700 original programmed…

Are Bitcoins the Currency of the Future?

Are Bitcoins the Currency of the Future?

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If you’re in North America and you don’t live under a rock, chances are you’ve been hearing a lot of buzz over these things called “bitcoins” for the past year or so. Now in the event you’re like me, and don’t pay attention to the news as much as you should…you’re probably asking yourself: “what the hell is a bitcoin and why do people keep rambling on about them?” Well thanks to this great, new-age thing we call “the internet”, I was able to Google bitcoins and this is what Wikipedia gave me: “Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer payment system and digital currency introduced as open source software in 2009. It is a cryptocurrency, so-called because it uses cryptography to control the creation and transfer of money. Conventionally, the capitalized word “Bitcoin” refers to the technology and network, whereas lowercase “bitcoin” refers to the currency itself.” Great, that definitely answered my…

Episode #34 - Friday, February 17, 2018 - Tech Talk -Phone Soap, Smell Technology, Smart Fork, Air Taxi and more...

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Adam Oldfield on Tech Talk 900 CHML on the Bill Kelly Show at 11:35 am. We all use our phones sometimes in the most unpleasant places. You can only imagine what kind of microbes and bacteria are all over our phones. Here’s a solution imagine if you could properly clean your phone. A new device called the PhoneSoap UV Sanitizer allows you to deep clean and UV kills all the bacteria associated with possibly getting sick from your smartphone. https://mashable.com/2018/02/14/phonesoap-smartphone-sanitizer/#IkON2pR0naqz Is Snapchat going to become the new instant News? Live from Snapchat? It could be as this past week Snapchat just launched its update with maps and as such the shooting in Florida gave more live information about what was going on in the school than most media. According to Snapchat, we can expect to see more of this. is it good or bad? https://mashable.com/2018/02/15/snap-maps-high-school-shooting/#ygMgft7kIkqb Facebook just launched a new…

Episode #33 - Friday, February 2, 2018 - Tech Talk - Cryptocurrency, YouTube TV, Elon Musks Flamethrowers Sold Out, Smart Socks and more...

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If you missed Tech Talk last Friday here are the topics that were discussed. Listen to Adam Oldfield every Friday at 11:35 am on AM900 CHML! We’ve heard about autonomous driving vehicles and how they are about to come through the US and Ontario licensing, however, in the oil sands Suncor is now using driverless Haul trucks on oil sands. Making it much safer and we can expect to see a lot more autonomous heavy equipment being used in remote areas. https://www.thestar.com/business/2018/01/31/driverless-trucks-at-suncor-energy-oilsands-mines-will-result-in-net-loss-of-400-jobs.html I would have never mentioned Jaguar. Nice car, but not one I’ve never been a big fan of until I have seen their Arctic SUV electric vehicle. Jaguar was showing off in Norway. Recently 10 of their models that are 100% electric have proven that they can last in the deep cold weather. Their main purpose was to show Tesla had nothing on Northern climate manufacturing. The battery…

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