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Artificial Intelligence May Help Cancer Patients

Researchers are hoping this AI tool can significantly improve cancer patients' quality of life.

Welcome: The World’s First ‘Virtual Reality’ Laptop

It goes without saying that the augmented and virtual reality effects of the zSpace laptop are ground-breaking.

A Revolution For Jewish Women: Technology Meets Halacha

Rabbi Fishel Jacobs of Kfar Chabad in Israel believes the Jewish world is experiencing a “family purity revolution.” He should know. Since 1998, Rabbi...

The Kosher-For-Shabbos Lightbulb

Shabbulbs are about 40 watts – sufficient for reading, but if you wish to light up a larger room, you probably need several bulbs to. Shabbulb is also multi-voltage (110V-240V).

Technology’s Effect On Children – One Mother’s Story

It took us a while to figure out that the things she was watching, while appropriate, were too complex for her to handle and subconsciously weighed down on her.

Is Tech The Answer For Seizure Patients?

Once programmed, the RNS System monitors a patient’s brainwaves and is ready to provide treatment whenever it detects unusual activity that can lead to a seizure, even if the patient is sleeping.

Network Speeds: How Fast Is Super Fast?

Some experts say it’ll be around 20 times faster than LTE and download speeds of 1GBps will become the norm.

Taking Your Business To The Next Level

I’m a small business owner and I’m just so overwhelmed by the number of programs/applications available for small business owners.

It’s Happening – Robots Are Replacing Human Workers

The robots will not deliver mail directly to each customer’s home. Rather, they will send customers notifications through an app.

Is Christopher Reeve’s Dream Coming True?

Unlike those of previous studies, Courtine’s stimulations only targeted the precise location of the movement.

Galaxy X’s Foldable Screen – Coming Your Way

In addition to having an Infinity Flex Display, the Galaxy X allows up to three apps to run simultaneously – a multi-tasker’s dream!

IBM Unveils Tool To Fight Computer Bias

It’s not just humans who are biased. Apparently, computer algorithms are too. That's why IBM recently unveiled AI Fairness 360 (AIF360) – an artificial...

Instagram Unveils Anti-Bullying Tool

When posting a selfie, a shimmer of hearts floats across the screen and the user is encouraged to tag a friend to spread kindness.

Google’s New Pixel 3 And Pixel 3 XL

The Pixel 3’s most notable and impressive features lie in the phone’s use of AI (artificial intelligence).

How Much Do You Trust Facebook?

The Portal already has stiff competition from Google Home and Amazon Echo, although its video-calling technology gives it a unique twist to help differentiate it from other smart speaker devices.

If You Launch It, They Will Come: ArtScroll On The iPad

For the Siyum HaShas in MetLife Stadium, community leaders, security officials, and even dogs (K-9 units) spent months getting ready for the close to 100,000 in attendance on Wednesday afternoon. However, members of ArtScroll have been focusing on what happens after the celebration. In honor of the 13th daf yomi cycle, ArtScroll has begun to launch its newest edition of the Babylonian Talmud – a digitized version for the iPad.

The Face That Launched A Thousand Apps: Yours

Israeli startup Umoove will soon offer a gesture-recognition technology for mobile devices that will control and steer devices by reading gentle facial and head movements, according to a report by NoCamels.

From Feet To Amot: A New Jewish Units App

During my yearly visits to Australia to visit my wife’s family, I must endure the brutal calculations involved in switching from the imperfect Imperial system to the maligned-by-Americans (but clearly more efficient) Metric system. Pounds become kilos, Fahrenheit becomes Celsius, and feet become meters. Calculations are involved every day – and I don’t have a mind for numbers.

If I Only Had One Jewish App On My iPhone

This past week I saw a video preview of an upcoming iPod app that excited and inspired me to the point of near tears. It was for RustyBrick’s jaw-dropping ArtScroll Schottenstein Talmud app. Unfortunately that app won’t be out for another few months (but take the time to check out the preview at www.rustybrick.com), yet I realized after months of writing this column that I had yet to give the due attention to RustyBrick’s Siddur app.

Seeing Israel Anywhere, Every Day

I haven’t been to Israel in six years. That might not sound like a lot of time to some people, but might sound like an eternity to others

Where is the HP Touchpad Headed?

There is a large variety out there today in the handheld market, but Palm was one of the pioneers. For many, the Palm-based OS was the operating system of choice.

As Easy As Aleph, Bet, Gimmel

A few weeks ago my two-year-old daughter was showing my 85-year-old grandmother how to work an iPod touch. I’m not sure if my bubbie was more amazed with the device or with the fact that her great-granddaughter understood it better than her.

How Apple Made Me A Better Jew

Over the past few weeks, I've become an improved Jew. I learn more, say more brachos, bench more, and didn't have a problem remembering the day in the Omer. I haven't been to Israel recently, didn't have a near death experience that reawakened my spiritual side, nor did I feel empty in my life and decided I needed to search for more meaning. So what caused this recent growth spurt in my Judaism? I got an iPod touch.

Walking Through The Mishkan

Within a few short weeks, the weekly parshah will address the topics of the Mishkan (tabernacle) and the kohen’s begadim (priestly vestments). What better way to prepare for this reading than actually seeing, up close and personal, the objects mentioned in the text.

Electronics Today

In an effort to broaden its Internet services, Nokia has recently acquired Plazes.com. Plazes, a popular website, is used to share social activities. This acquisition is one of the few ones Nokia has recently initiated in an effort to boost its online presence. Nokia is the worlds biggest cell phone company.

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