James D. Hart

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Poshmark Hits $100M In Annual Revenue For Its Fashion Resell Biz, Begins Luxury Goods Authentication

Fashion marketplace Poshmark, which lets women shop for items sold from others’ closets, is now able to authenticate the purchases of luxury goods through a new service it’s calling “Posh Concierge.” The addition puts the previously peer-to-peer marketplace on a more even playing field with regard …

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

The Store Of The Future Will Be All About You

Imagine a day of shopping. You walk into your favorite store and a sales associate greets you by name. Your size and style are in the store’s system, so a dressing room is prepped with options based on your previous purchases and browsing history. Next you spot some shoes you like but they’re not …

The Device Conundrum - 1:1 vs BYOD

<i>Cross-posted at the Huffington Post.</i><p>As we continue to advance in the digital age schools and districts are beginning to re-think pedagogy and …

Eight reasons why iOS 8 is going to be a big hit with BYOD

Here are eight iOS 8 features that are sure to appeal to both enterprise users and IT admins alike.<p>There's little doubt that Apple is eyeing the BYOD …

Apps

6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom

<b>The Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom</b><p>The current generation of students has grown up with technology and want to use it in every aspect of their …

Education Technology

Is 1:1 and BYOD Inevitable?

<i>Recently, I have been taking part in Voxer chats – a “walkie-talkie” app, allowing people to connect through voice, text, or pictures. I describe it</i> …

BYOD Begins With Trust and Respect

I have written extensively over the past couple of years about our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative at New Milford High School at the …

Google gives students unlimited cloud storage

Google's invasion of our classrooms (and its war on paper) continues unabated. Back in August in the search giant released an online education tool for teachers who wanted to digitally manage their classes, and now it's launched an improved version of Google Drive that's free for folks toiling away …

15 common Android problems and how to fix them

Internet

You can now control your Tesla car with Android Wear

What was science fiction is now simply known as science, and technology is making all our wildest childhood dreams come true. It is now possible to control your car via a smart watch, a feature that Tesla has introduced with its latest Android Wear application.<p><b>Read more about the future of</b> …

Wear OS

Facebook's Slingshot : Send Unlocked Photos and Videos

Facebook today updated its Slingshot app for Android and iOS, changing the only feature that makes the app unique. When you receive a photo or video, you may not be required to send something back to see the content.<p>Senders can now choose whether they want you to send them a shot in return to …

Islamist militants release 32 Turkish truck drivers seized in Iraq: media

ANKARA (Reuters) - Thirty-two truck drivers abducted by Islamist militants in Iraq three weeks ago were handed over to Turkish officials on Thursday and Ankara is working to secure the release of other Turks held there, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said.<p>A militant Islamist fighter gestures as …

The Shkadov Thruster, or: How to Move an Entire Solar System

In our cosmic megastructures series, PM explores some of the key engineering and design challenges in building gigantic structures for use by humankind in space. Today: the Shkadov Thruster, a mirror potentially larger than the sun.<p><b>Name</b>: Shkadov Thruster<p><b>Named for</b>: Russian physicist Leonid Shkadov, …

Physicist shows why your WiFi sucks in that one room

If WiFi can track a heartbeat through walls, why can't I get internet in my corner bathroom? Jason Cole was trying to figure that out too, but unlike me, he's a PhD student in physics. So he mapped his own apartment and assigned refraction values to the walls (shown above), then applied so-called …

Elgato Smart Power: iPhone battery watches your calendar

So you’ve got an external battery pack that you carry around with you to charge up your smartphone on the go. But you constantly forget to charge the …

Asus says it will unveil the best-looking Android Wear smartwatch yet on Wednesday

The ZenWatch will reportedly sell for under $199<p>Asus says that it's built the best-looking Android Wear smartwatch to date and that it plans to fully unveil it just two days from now, according to Taiwan's Central News Agency. Called the ZenWatch, this will be Asus' first Android Wear smartwatch, …

7.9 earthquake near Alaska

An initial tsunami advisory has been canceled for coastal Alaska. One had been issued after a magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck Monday about 15 miles from Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.<p>The quake had a depth of 71 miles, according to seismologists.<p>The town of Adak evacuated its 150 residents to a …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Airdog drone serves as your loyal action sports cameraman

The battle in the skies this week is the autonomous action-sports drone apparently. Why? Because, what if you want to be the star in your as yet un-made aerial epic? With a regular drone that's a tricky one. You <i>could</i> film yourself, as you stand flying the drone, but where's the fun in that? Airdog …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …