Microsoft Website Aims At Guessing Your Age By Using Facing Recognition Softwarehow-old.net allows users to upload a photo, and the website will try to guess the age of the person in that photo.
Google Changing Search Algorithm On Mobile DevicesGoogle is making some major changes to how their search algorithm ranks websites when you search from your mobile device. Some tech analysts are calling it "Mobilegeddon", but Larry Magid says there's ways to make your site compliant.
Larry Magid Tech Report: Amazon’s Dash Offers Ordering at the Push of a ButtonAmazon has been offering one-click ordering online for almost two decades, but they’re taking that idea into the real world with the Dash button, offered to their Prime account customers, that allows convenient restocking of everyday items.
Larry Magid: Clinton Opted For Email Convenience, But Is Her Argument Technologically Sound?Hillary Clinton said she opted for convenience as the reason why she used her personal email account and only wanted to carry one mobile device when she served as Secretary of State, but does her argument hold up from a technological standpoint?
Signal App Boosts Text Message Encryption Between SmartphonesOpen Whisper Systems, an app developer, has updated Signal, with the latest version making sure that your text messages are encrypted and kept clear from prying eyes.
Larry Magid: Google Temporarily Pulls Plug On Glass, But Sony Gives SmartEyeglass A GoGoogle may have temporarily pulled the plug on Google Glass, but that isn’t stopping Sony from coming out with their own wearable smart glasses.
Larry Magid: The Bluetooth Enabled Pacifier And A High-Tech Baby Bottle, Yes These Are Real CES ProductsThis year's CES in Vegas saw gadgets like a smartphone-controlled barbecue and even Bluetooth-enabled baby pacifiers. Larry Magid says as silly as some of them sound, their price tags are serious.
BlackBerry Classic Keeps The Keyboard Despite Most Having Moved On To Touchscreen The newly unveiled Blackberry Classic features a keyboard that hearkens back to the old days of cell phones, but they may have missed the boat on marketing this to the masses.
Larry Magid Tech Report: Is Google Putting The CAPTCHA To Pasture?Google is introducing a new technology that will do away with those tricky CAPTCHA forms that make you type in codes that are barely legible to prove you’re an actual human being.
Larry Magid: A Picture May Be Worth A Thousand Words, But A Million In Sales Smartphone maker HTC is introducing not only a brand new handset to take sharper pictures, but the first ever action camera.
Larry Magid: T-Mobile Rolls Out Wi-Fi CallingSmartphones will have a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send text messages when customers can’t connect to the carrier’s cellular network.
Will Apple Finally Reveal Its Next Big Thing At Tuesday Event In Cupertino?Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses.
Larry Magid: SoundCloud Will Start Paying Artists, Introduces AdsSoundCloud will start paying artists and record companies whose music appears on the popular streaming site.
Larry Magid: Verizon Plans To Bring Cable TV To Mobile DevicesWhy cut the cord when you can take it with you? That's the idea behind Verizon’s new plan, which will let its customers stream cable TV straight to their smartphones.
Larry Magid: Samsung May See Tough Times Ahead In Smartphone Market Our technology analyst says Samsung's smartphone is predicted to drop from 31 to 25 percent in 2015.