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.

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.

Preparing Food With Artificial Intelligence

If my own family couldn’t keep track of each other’s diets, I realized that restaurants and food brands must have a much more difficult time keeping up with food trends.

Is Christopher Reeve’s Dream Coming True?

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

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.

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.

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.

The Future? – Immersion Neuroscience

The brain is not designed to accurately reveal its unconscious emotional state.

Beware: Drones Are Coming (Part II)

Even if regulations do “catch up” to recent technological innovations, technology as a whole is evolving at a rate that arguably exceeds the human ability to adapt.

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?

Soncino Classics Collection

As the holiday of Shavuos rapidly approaches and the days of Sefirah draw to an end, what better way to prepare oneself for the holiday of receiving the Torah than to actually increase one's familiarity with it? The Soncino Classics Collection on CD-ROM is a great accompaniment to your studies whether you a beginner or a scholar.

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.

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).

Coming Our Way: Messenger, Instagram, And WhatsApp Integration

First off, merging user information from WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger will make Facebook even better at targeting ads – and a significant portion of Facebook’s revenue comes from ads.

Self-Powered Pacemakers?

Unfortunately, the battery-free pacemaker is not ready to be used on humans just yet.

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.

Samsung’s New Fold and Galaxy S10 Lineup

With this new array of different yet similar phones, Samsung fans might be wondering which one is best to order.

Bar Ilan Responsa

Bar Ilan Responsa, Volume Ten Plus is a powerful product that will make a very nice addition to your Jewish software library. In fact, it will probably make up a large part of your Jewish software library. This is a most excellent option for the student who needs a serious array of resources at an affordable price.

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.

Parve Meat?

We also avoid all the animal welfare issues associated with intensive farming practices and factory farming, as we produce meat without harming any animals.

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!

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.

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 Facebook Succeed In Reinventing Itself?

According to a 2017 study by the Royal Society for Public Health in the UK, Instagram is the worst social media app for young people’s mental health, followed closely by Snapchat.

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.

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.

Robotic Body Surrogates

Users employ a web-based augmented reality interface to remotely control a PR2 robot. The robot is controlled through eye tracking and head tracking.

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.

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...

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