Friday, March 17, 2017 - Tech Talk - Amazon Alexa, Family Link Security for Parents, Phone Locks Important, Facezam Hoax?, Headphones Exploding and more

by: Adam

Big Happy Birthday to my Grandmother! Took her for lunch in a limo provided by Hamilton Limo. ALEXA  – Good and bad news about this Amazon product. Roomba the cleaning vacuum robot now works with Alexa. You can easily now just yell at it and it will start cleaning. http://mashable.com/2017/03/15/irobot-roomba-alexa-voice-command-cleaning/#V118ugukYkqF New Security needs to be put together. Recently a 6 year old managed to purchase a new doll house and a box of cookies simply by asking Alexa to get it. http://mashable.com/2017/03/15/amazon-echo-alexa-google-home-children-ordering/#V118ugukYkqF Google launched this week – FAMILY LINK.  A way for kids to search in a friendly way and parents to keep an eye on the devices, especially those 13 and younger.  It gives parents the ability to approve kids request anywhere. It costs $0.30 for parental consent allowing you to have the ability to manage your child’s account online. When the child wishes to ask permission, it will…

Tech Talk - Friday, March 10, 2017 - Period-proof Underwear, Tinder Select, Amazon at Music Festivals, Canada's top ranked for internet rates, DNA storage in Digital Files

by: Adam

LATEST IN FUN TECH – This week was International Women’s Week.   The entrepreneur woman that came up with the product THINX “period-proof underwear” is a product to prevent menstrual blood from staining and leaking. NOW… a fresh launch of products are available that will take on Toilet Paper. TUSHY is on the market. This will remove any need for wiping.  Think of it as a mobile Bidet, to attaches to a toilet it gives you that booty fresh wash. Saving millions on toilet paper and water waste.  Who knew North America goes through 57 squares of TP a day? 37 gallons of water and 1.5 pounds of wood goes into making a single roll. http://www.businessinsider.com/thinx-founder-miki-agrawal-launches-tushy-bidet-2017-3 TINDER SELECT – the app for celebrities of models and millionaires and those that are above all of us.  You have to be invited and it’s selected by those only with celebrities and those…

Tech Talk -Friday, March 3, 2017 -FPM 14th Birthday, Travel and Privacy, Social Media Posts Monitored, Netflix, Gmail Meg Increase, AT&T Highspeed

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Happy Birthday 14 years old for FPM Marketing – Shout out to the office and staff in Canada and the USA. USA – law coming into effect that could change everything about travel and privacy. – a new law in the USA to be passed will now allow them to ask for your, passport, phone and PASSWORDS.  To unlock the phone AND your social media!  As Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has just testified in front of the House Homeland Security Committee that he wants this all travellers to the U.S. to hand over their unlocked electronic devices, as well as their social media passwords, to airport security as a matter of routine. http://www.businessinsider.com/john-kelly-travel-ban-social-media-password-2017-2 It’s official! Canadian authorities can monitor social media posts from patrol cars. In Ottawa, Ottawa Police strategic operations center, OPSOC police are now set up for strategic operations that can assemble social media data including previous…

Tech Talk - Friday, February 9, 2017 -Fingerprint Security on Smartphone and SIM Card, 20 Anniversary for Apple, Brilliant Home Technology, Smart City, BBM Platform, SDI company burned down, Apple Ultra Accessory Connector

by: Adam

Listen to Adam on 900 CHML on the Bill Kelly Show http://www.900chml.com/audio/ Security in cell phones is getting an upgrade. You will now be able to match your fingerprint on both the device and the SIM card in some of the new released smartphones. https://getpocket.com/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Fgoogle.com%2Fnewsstand%2Fs%2FCBIw04jQlDQ&formCheck=4b39feace1be25f6a9155208b68bc62a If you thought Facebook was invading your privacy before, now it’s image recognition that can actually tell what you’re wearing. Matching a database of your background and clothing will actually can keep a log of what you wear on any given day with its new technology. http://mashable.com/2017/02/02/facebook-computer-vision-ai-upgrade/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link#1VVB363FOOql Google announced a partnership with H&M. As we know, Google tracks a lot of information about who we are, what we’re doing, what’s nearby and even the weather. Google now has an application that’s taking advantage of this data to design a dress. Google has come up with a way that actually will understand what your likes and…

Tech Talk - Friday, February 3, 2017 - iPhone, Hewlett Packard recall, Netflix for Android users, Renting Cars and Digital Privacy, Netflix Android, Computers Hostage, Headband remote for movies

by: Adam

Watch Adam Oldfield on Facebook Live or Listen on AM900CHML at 11:35 am on the Bill Kelly Show for Tech Talk. If you missed it today check it out online CHML Audio Vault and scroll down to todays date and time! http://www.900chml.com/audio/ Record-breaking sales for iPhone. Apple overall blows all statistics away selling over 78 million phones, breaking Samsung’s record of holding the lead. Keep in mind Samsung had a bit of a crap year selling only 71 million phones. http://mashable.com/2017/02/01/apple-beats-samsung/#ellFU.UB6qq2 If you own a Hewlett-Packard over a hundred thousand laptops are being recalled as they could catch fire by the battery. If you own one in the last year he might want to double check and see if it is on the recall list. http://mashable.com/2017/01/25/hp-laptop-battery-recall-overheat-fire/#JWWL636AYOq4 If you are a Netflix user on Android you got a feature iPhone owners will never see. The ability to download multiple videos. Netflix…

Tech Talk - Friday, January, 27, 2017 - Smart Jeans, Progressive Web Apps, Googles Pixel Smartphones, gig town Development, 3-D TV, Iphone 6S, 3-D Concrete Homes

by: Adam

Tech Talk with Adam Oldfield and Bill Kelly this Friday, January 27, 2017 – Listen on AM900CHML at 11:35 am or watch Adam Live on his Facebook page. Smartware is not dead. As an example, there are now jeans that will connect to your smartphone via Bluetooth. These smart jeans vibrate when it’s giving directions to go left or right to help you get to your destination. http://mashable.com/2017/01/13/vibrating-smart-jeans-gps/#bE89mQM0qaqJ There’s a class action lawsuit that is demanding apple add lockout systems to the iPhone to prevent texting while driving. Apple had filed this patent in 2013. There was a case where someone was FaceTiming and ended up crashing into the oncoming traffic. Another someone was texting on an iPhone and got into an accident. This is a pretty serious situation. As an example, if this passes and becomes law the ramifications of how it just impacts not only cell phone operations…

Tech Talk : Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - Flying drones will be fined, Gmail issue, Tesla good and bad news, Samsung S8 6.3 inch screen

by: Adam

We will be moving Tech talk to Wednesday,  due to the inauguration of Trump becoming President on Friday. I thought it would be only fitting to announce that anyone flying a drone over top of National Hill will get a $1,400 fine and if your company a $32,000 fine for flying a drone in filming. http://mashable.com/2017/01/17/drone-inauguration-fine/#CgZhs3B.3aq4 Gmail has a unique malware phishing issue. It actually will keep your email and reply 2 past emails with an attached PDF. Be wary of an email you got long ago with an attachment that seems a little awkward. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/gmail-phishing-latest-cyber-security-attack-hacking-infect-users-mimicking-past-emails-a7531981.html Facebook is combining fake news corrective, a not-for-profit group that will flag and identify untrustworthy shame labels for those that are posting fake news. Issues with this are: Anyone could fake out news that could be legitimate This gives Facebook the power to determine which isn’t acceptable news When you bag a news article…

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