SecuringAV: The iPhone Spyware Vulnerability

November 2, 2021

What YOU Can Do To Prevent Hackers From Hijacking Your Smart Device’s Microphone   For each column in this series, rAVe writer Paul Konikowski takes a deeper dive into a recent security event or data breach, shedding light on supply chain vulnerabilities, infrastructure and cyber-physical security. OMG, did you watch the Apple “Unleashed” stream? No, not the […]

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Apple Could Fail to Recapture K-12 Market for the Same Reason It Owns the SmartPhone Market

March 28, 2018

Kids love the Apple iPhone. And most kids in schools who have smartphones have an iPhone — this, all while Android is the world’s leading smartphone platform. And, they mostly don’t use them as a phone. They text on them, Snapchat on them, they post on Instagram and they store their photos on them — lots of photos. And, […]

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Why Skype for Business and my iPhone are No Longer Friends

May 16, 2016

Oh the wonderful world of cross platform, mobile device, unified communications! Don’t get me wrong, video conferencing and content sharing are an AMAZING tool for businesses to communicate and collaborate remotely…when they work. The problem is, sometimes they don’t, or they work in a less than ideal fashion. Take my conference call this AM for […]

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Rebooting Innovation: Lessons from the Wild

April 7, 2016

I always thought I was going to be a veterinarian.  As such, in college I studied Zoology.  It’s a far cry from where I ended up here in technology for sure.  Somehow though, things always seem to come full circle. Just like Biology, technology is punctuated by bursts of evolution.  First macro, then micro, and […]

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Sonos Adds Playback From iDevices

December 12, 2012

Sonos customers no longer need PCs in order to take advantage of multi-room audio — the latest Sonos Controller app update allows for playback of music stored on iDevices. Available in iPad and iPhone versions, version 3.8.3 of the app plays audio from the devices directly on the system, without need for Airplay turnarounds or […]

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Better Audio from an iPhone or iPod?

November 12, 2012

It’s extremely common now for clients to ask for music to be played from a playlist coming out of his or her own iPod or iPhone. And, playing that on a high-end audio system in most staging events, well, sucks. Well, now there’s a Swedish company called Dirac that claims that if you use the […]

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Will Apple Keep Upgrading Display Resolution?

November 9, 2012

By David Hsieh With the launch of the iPhone and iPad, as well as the new Macbook, Apple has continued on its path of increasing its display resolution. Apple created the term “Retina display” not just as a marketing phrase, but to educate end users about high resolution. Apple has been leading the trend in displays […]

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WolfVision Debuts iPhone App

February 5, 2012

WolfVision has launched a control App for iPhones for its Visualizer series of image cameras. Dubbed the  WVRemot2, it is now available from the iTunes App Store and is free. When connected to a WLAN router, WolfVision Visualizers can be remote controlled directly from an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Live Image Preview, pinch gesture […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2011 Edition

January 21, 2011

I simply cannot believe that I’ve been writing this for 12 straight years! I spent more than five weeks on this particular version of my annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball feature article due to the fact that the continued economic issues that have plagued our market, the growth of emerging markets (each discussed below) and the […]

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iPhone4 Brings Video Chat to the Masses, But Will They Use It?

June 27, 2010

We waited decades. Now will Apple’s new iPhone4 be the catalyst that sparks video chat for the masses? Apple will sell millions of the latest iPhone and it features a technology called FaceTime. FaceTime addresses many of video chat’s shortcomings – for example, it’s easy to use – but it’s limited, too.  First of all, […]

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Sonance Ships iPod/iPhone Dock – Makes it a Media Server

March 2, 2010

This is a cool product from Sonance.  The FS 23 is a wall-mount or desktop docking station for the iPod or iPhone that truly allows it to be a media server.  Although limited in resolution by the output res of the iPod or iPhone, it does have on-screen navigation (you use a supplied remote and […]

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Sony Releases Blu-ray Remote for the iPhone – It’s an App

March 2, 2010

Designed by Sonoran, Sony’s Blu-ray disc player iPhone App is designed for all current and future generation Blu-ray players from Sony (including the PS3). It’s a typical touch screen as it has both a fully-functional (translation: way, way too many buttons) remote OR you can use it multi-touch and swipe style like the iPhone or […]

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SpeakerCraft Announces Multi-Room Control Using iPhone

IPhone: The Musical

August 30, 2007

IPhone: The Musical   David Pogue ditches his old cellphone for the iPhone in this sing-along sequel.

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