Richard Joerges

1,645 Flips | 5 Magazines | 4 Following | 33 Followers | @rjoerges | CMO at DEXPERIO, Blogger, Speaker and Digital Strategist with a Passion for  Virtual and Augmented Reality, Internet of Things, Wearables, Apple and Social Media.

Internal Documents Show Apple Knew the iPhone 6 Would Bend

Apple publicly maintained that there were no engineering issues with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but an internal review showed that engineering changes were necessary to prevent touch disease.<p>Apple’s internal tests found that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are significantly more likely to bend …

Mobile Technology

Apple wins $538.6 million from Samsung in latest iPhone patent retrial (Updated)

Nearly six years after a federal jury awarded Apple over $1 billion for Samsung infringements of iPhone intellectual properties, a jury retrying the damages portion of the case has reached a unanimous verdict, modifying the figure to $538,641,656 across five design and utility patents. The verdict …

U.S. Federal Courts

Microsoft steps up its business push with its Windows 10 April 2018 Update for the HoloLens

Microsoft is starting to roll out its first Windows 10 feature update for HoloLens since 2016, and is making previews of two new first-party business …

Windows 10

Apple partner TSMC begins mass production of 7-nanometer ‘A12’ processors for this year’s iPhones

<i>Bloomberg</i> reports this evening that Apple’s manufacturing partner TSMC has started production of processors for the iPhones launching later this year. The chip will likely be called the A12…<p>The report explains that the A12 will use a 7-nanometer design that is faster, smaller, and more efficient …

IPhone 8

PC Makers are Embracing Alexa

Acer announced this morning that it is the first to ship notebook PCs preinstalled with Amazon Alexa. It won't be the last.The post PC Makers are …

Windows 10

For people with dementia, virtual reality can be life-changing

My grandmother is a silent statistic. One of millions of people who die each year from the neurodegenerative disease, Alzheimer’s, for which a cure …

Dementia

ASUS Unveils Ultra-Thin ZenBook Pro 15 with Six-Core Core i9, GTX 1050, Calibrated 4K LCD

ASUS has introduced a new version of its ultra-thin 15.6-inch ZenBook Po 15 laptop that offers higher performance than predecessors while retaining a …

ASUS

The Highest-Paid CEO in the Country Reportedly Decided to Fuck Up Snapchat All By Himself

Snap’s stock price is now hovering around its lowest point ever since the company went public last year. Yet, its whiz-kid founder, Evan Spiegel, was …

Advertising

Google may be working on a standalone AR headset

Apple and Samsung are doing it, so it wouldn't be surprising if Google is.<p>A project codenamed Google A65 is thought to be a standalone AR headset, and now we may have more details about it.<p>German news site Winfuture.de says it has documents that indicate Google's working with Taiwanese manufacturer …

Augmented Reality

There’s still no easy way to simultaneously charge and listen on Android phones without headphone jacks

2018 sucks<p>It’s almost the middle of 2018 and we’ve been living with phones without headphone jacks for nearly two years now. And it still sucks as much as ever. But while Apple may have brought the idea to the mainstream, living with an Android phone without a headphone jack is even worse than …

Mobile Technology

6 Social Media Tools to Help Grow Your Small Business

As a small business owner, you have to take care of a lot of stuff, and often social media marketing is not on top of your to-do list. You could hire …

Infographics

OnePlus disrupted smartphones. Here’s what’s coming next

Many brands like to talk as if they are disruptive, but few genuinely are. OnePlus, however, has certainly made its mark on the global consumer tech …

OnePlus 5T

GDPR will pop the adtech bubble

In<i>The Big Short</i>, investor Michael Burry says “One hallmark of mania is the rapid rise in the incidence and complexity of fraud.” (Burryshorted the …

AdTech

Qualcomm's new smartwatch chips launch soon – what do they mean for Wear OS?

Wear OS

Google’s software design is having a reformation

Material design is now open to interpretation<p>Material Design launched in 2014, and it was mostly thought of as a new design language for Android — though it later came to the web and iOS. It had a bold idea: there should be a physicality to software design not unlike the physicality of paper. It …

Material Design

Exclusive: Material Theming Is Google’s Ambitious New Design Tool

Google is evolving its landmark Material Design philosophy–and making it easier for everyone to use.<p>Today at Google I/O, the company revealed a major overhaul of its Material Design language with a new tool called Material Theming.<p>Material Theming, on the most basic level, is a plugin for the …

UI Design

Google debuts ARCore 1.2 with Sceneform, Augmented Images, Android and iOS Cloud Anchors

At the Google I/O 2018 developer’s conference today, Daydream product manager Nathan Martz introduced ARCore 1.2, a new version of the company’s augmented reality software development kit for Android. The latest version of ARCore introduces three major new features — Sceneform, Augmented Images, …

Augmented Reality

Microsoft’s meeting room of the future is wild

Transcription, translation, and identification<p>Microsoft just demonstrated a meeting room of the future at the company’s Build developer conference. Meeting rooms, conference calls, and meetings in general are usually the stuff of nightmares, but Microsoft is working on prototype hardware that will …

Artificial Intelligence

Exclusive: How Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is rethinking Windows

Exclusive: How Windows is changing to work with everything<p>”We are the Windows company, after all,” Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella told me.<p>I was at Microsoft’s campus in Redmond a week before the Build developer conference, and I wanted to know what was going on with Windows after a reorg split the …

Windows 10

Microsoft Isn’t Done With Kinect Yet

Microsoft doubles down on edge computing with new Azure IoT Edge products, and an interesting stab at keeping Kinect alive.The post Microsoft Isn’t …

Kinect

Say Goodbye To The Information Age: It’s All About Reputation Now

In a world of fake news, the only antidote is our ability to judge the reputation of the people supplying us with information.<p>There is an underappreciated paradox of knowledge that plays a pivotal role in our advanced hyper-connected liberal democracies: the greater the amount of information that …

Critical Thinking

Facebook partners with RED to develop a high-end, professional VR camera

We don’t yet know what it looks like, or how much it will cost<p>Facebook is partnering with camera maker RED to develop a professional-grade virtual reality camera system that can capture high-resolution imagery in so-called 6DoF, or six degrees of freedom, which allows it to be viewed and explored …

Virtual Reality

Are You Really the Product?

The history of a dangerous idea.<p>On March 21, at the height of the scandal over Cambridge Analytica’s harvesting of Facebook user data for political …

Social Media

Which Condé Nast brands does Apple allegedly want to buy?

Rumors have even circulated that Apple is looking to buy parts or all of the troubled magazine publisher Condé Nast, a move that would further its …

Apple Watch

Apple is reportedly making a standalone VR and AR headset with two 8K displays

The headset will reportedly be available as soon as 2020<p>Apple is making a VR and AR headset that would combine both technologies and use the company’s proprietary chips, according to a report from <i>CNET</i>, citing a person familiar with the plans. The headset will reportedly arrive in 2020.<p>There’s very …

Augmented Reality

6 Daily SEO Tactics You Aren’t Doing But Should Be

We all know that SEO is important for online marketing and organic traffic.After all, people conduct more than 3.5 billion searches every day just on …

SEO

Apple's working on a powerful, wireless headset for both AR, VR

The headset, which would straddle the two technologies and tap into Apple's own chips, is slated for 2020. It’s the biggest sign of Apple’s interest in virtual reality.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook has nothing but praise for augmented reality, saying it's a technology that's potentially as important as the …

Augmented Reality

Snap’s second-generation Spectacles are more grown up — and more expensive

They’re slimmer, they take photos, and you can take them in the pool. But will you?<p>Snap today released the next generation of Spectacles, its wearable camera, with new features for taking photos and water resistance. The sunglasses, which have the same striking form as the first-generation model, …

Mobile Photography

Chinese smartphone market suffers a hard-landing, shipments decline by 21% in Q1 2018

Palo Alto, Shanghai, Singapore and Reading (UK) – Thursday, 26 April 2018<b>Smartphone shipments in China suffered their biggest ever decline in Q1</b> …

Mobile

Digg Was Just Bought By An Ad-Tech Company Called BuySellAds

A month after Digg Reader shut down, sources tell Fast Company that Digg has been sold. Its new owner confirmed the sale but did not disclose the terms.<p><i>This story has been updated.</i><p>Last month, Digg, an old beloved content aggregation destination, made the sad announcement to its loyal following that …

Digital Advertising