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Low-cost android phones

November 18, 2013

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Ever since KiKat , or to the rest of us, android 4.4, lower cost android priced phones are on the market. 4.4 works with devices with as little as 512MB of RAM. This opened the market for budget devices without sacrificing performance. For instance, there is little difference between a $100 LG phone (4.4) and […]

Liv+ simplify our iPhone or Android

September 13, 2013

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Liv+ turns a smartphone into a useful technology for the elderly and us, the simplicity seekers. Its simple screen with large buttons, fonts and bright colors increases readability. The screen, simple touch interface, Internet services and instant picture sharing enrich our lives and keep families and friends close. Liv+ is built to help simplicity seekers […]

Change what you think about 911

August 1, 2013

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Was talking to Beth Gendler, Executive Director of the Minneapolis section of the National Council of Jewish Women.  We discussed their programs to stop domestic violence this morning. While we were talking, I thought , “Why wait for the victim to get to hospital and court?” Stop the act as quickly as possible, while or […]

Learn how

July 28, 2013

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Just came across a program that offers android and IOS classes in the Fridley, MN area. Give their page a look.  Might find a class you can attend to help learn how to use mobile devices.  

An Android smartphone for the blind

April 24, 2013

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Georgie uses gesture, voice recognition and haptics. It consists of an app and add-ons to get the functions a user needs. Users can start by touching any spot on the screen. Finger gestures then allow them to navigate to their desired function, while vibrations and voice alerts let them know if they are on the right […]

Reinvent government one mobile device at a time

March 3, 2013

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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom argues that  technological innovation can be used to improve our government and restore our prosperity.  He also discusses his own efforts to modernize San Francisco when he was mayor of that city. via Science and Technology – “Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government” – Book TV. […]

Cluzee, a personal assistant

August 27, 2012

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The goal of Cluzee, provide users with the same services they would expect from a real assistant. via Meet Cluzee, the Siri of Android Phones.