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A Brave New Food World (Part I)

As the population keeps growing, finding new sources of food will become essential. We need food that is healthy, nutritional, and tasty – and for that, you need tech.

The HoloLens 2

HoloLens 2 is geared for enterprising customers. As such, Microsoft is allowing companies to customize their HoloLens to suit their industry and workers before purchase.

Why Isn’t My App Finished Yet?

The culprit can also be lack of time or a lack of experience necessary to create an initial comprehensive and accurate software plan.

Should Candidates Be On Social Media?

Social media has given people – including congressional and presidential candidates – an unfiltered platform, and no one has perhaps utilized it quite as effectively as President Trump.

Will People Buy Apple’s New iPhone?

The Pro and the Pro Max are faster than the models they are replacing and have a longer battery life.

Penticon Technologies

Every day more and more people are purchasing handheld organizers running the Palm Operating System (Palm OS), including a significant number of Jewish consumers.

Reality: Virtual, Augmented, And Mixed (Part I)

For example, with VR, students in Central Africa can explore the Eiffel Tower in France and pre-med students can interact with a life-size body.

10 Jobs Of The Future

As technology becomes more sophisticated, the need to ensure tech products meet certain ethical standards becomes vital.

Drones Are Coming, But Fear Not

Why, for example, do Americans seem hesitant to embrace drones? Is it fear of technology eliminating jobs? Is it concern about privacy breaches?

The Future Of Fake News

Not long ago, a small political party in Belgium also made a deepfake. It produced a video of President Trump encouraging Belgium to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. The video was met with anger and outrage – except that it was a fake.

Touch Typing Now!

As computers are being used by more and more people, it has become apparent that typing is not just a skill required by typist anymore. Acquiring strong typing skills is imperative when conducting a thorough web search or any other computer program.

Masterdaf.com – Talmud On The Web

One of the newest websites to sprout up on the Internet is Masterdaf.com. A few weeks ago, www.masterdaf.com appeared on the Internet as an experimental website, and, as of recently, is fully functional. Masterdaf.com is not just another one of those pointless dot com websites that have nothing to offer or, even worse, try to sell you a worthless product.

DavkaWriter Platinum 6.0

After an exhaustive hunt and with great effort, the hidden afikoman was finally found. This is usually preceded with the lengthy negotiations and yearly challenges some families face on what reward best fits the beneficiate? Especially once kids get older, this task seems more difficult with each passing year.

Top 12 Must-Have Free Jewish Apps (Part I)

Some of the apps on this list have already gained prominence in the mainstream Jewish world. Others are still relatively new.

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...

Reality: Virtual, Augmented, And Mixed (Part II)

For the future of VR, I expect prices to continue dropping and consumers to adopt products at home.

The Churban Of Lithuanian Jewry and Its Impact On The Yeshivah World

It's been over sixty years since a bright and most holy people were butchered, tortured and almost annihilated. We still feel the impact of what was taken from us, but unfortunately, some do not realize the magnitude of the terrible churban that transpired.

10 Ways To Protect Yourself From Hackers

While even the most secure systems are vulnerable to hackers, there are a few things you can do to better protect yourself.

The Rise Of Remote Monitoring Devices

Some hospitals, such as Mercy Virtual, have already started using remote monitoring devices.

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.

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.

Electronics Today

Microsoft: In an effort to prevent Microsoft from discontinuing selling new copies of the Windows XP Operating System, windows users have started circulating a petition threatening to jump ship and switch to Apple or Linux.

Doro Tree

In the past few years, quite a few programs have been released to the public that help make tracing your lineage a lot easier. However, for the Jewish community at large, extra features are required that have not been addressed in these programs. That is until recently, with the release of Doro Tree.

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.

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.

DavkaWriter Dimensions

For those who own Davka Writer Platinum and are utilizing the text library feature in it, I am sure you are probably very satisfied with your purchase.

Tanach

Judaica Press, in conjunction with Davka software, offers a great alternative to your traditional Chumash or Navi by giving you The Judaica Press Tanach on CD-ROM.

A Brave New Food World (Part II)

The Kitchen is just one aspect of Strauss’s activities in innovation. We also heavily invest in internal development.

Electronics Today

In an effort to accommodate the haredi world, Bezeq is now offering “kosher” phone service. This service will ban all calls to inappropriate numbers. Bezeq invested over $500,000 into this service and is offering it free of charge.

EshDev – High Tech For Your Soul

Eshdev, an innovative Jewish products company based in Jerusalem, is improving palm users spiritual lives. Incredibly, it is a one-man operation. Its creator, Elyahu Sheetrit, is an assistant to Chief Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef in publishing his sefarim (religious books) yet devotes himself to Eshdev in his free time.

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