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Waterfield Air Porter – A new take on the personal business bag

 As frequent business travelers, we’re always looking for the ideal business briefcase bag. Many of us have used a wide assortment over the decades; bags and cases from companies such as Coach, Tumi, Targus, Glaser, Briggs & Riley, Samsonite, and Hartmann. Each promised to be the perfect solution, yet they never seemed to be our […]

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LunaX – Portable Speaker with Light

  QUANTITY −+ This inexpensive ($30) tech gadget combines a Bluetooth speaker with an LED lantern-shaped light. While at first it seemed a somewhat odd combination, it’s turns out to be surprisingly useful. Overall, it’s an attractive, lightweight package that radiates a fair amount of light over 360 degrees. But connected to my iPhone, using […]

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Apple’s battery fiasco and what to do about it

 When I wrote this, “The Unintended Consequences of a Single Design Decision” (https://techpinions.com/the-unintended-consequences-of-a-single-design-decision/48467) on Techpinions almost a year ago, I pointed out “Shorter battery life – Making phones and notebooks as thin as possible and then making them even thinner in each subsequent generation resulted in less volume for batteries. But because the one dimension that […]

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Delightware

 Having been in the consumer tech product development business for much of my career, I’ve seen how the industry has developed a methodology for turning an idea into a product. It generally involves using a team of experts with their various engineering specialties: industrial design, mechanical, software, electrical, quality, and manufacturing engineering. By the nature […]

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Neil Young Archives now open

 I was fortunate to be part of the small team that worked with Neil Young to create his online archives featuring all of his works, It’s the first of a kind website that provides a wealth of information about Neil from his very first recording to today, including hundreds of original audio recordings for listening using a […]

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Where to sell your old phone?

 Here’s a quick comparison of iPhone selling options, thanks to Flipsy.com where you can learn more: Carrier trade-ins ————————- Pros – Convenient, since you can trade in your old phone when you buy a new iPhone – Carriers are offering iPhone X discounts for qualified trade-ins Cons – Carriers pay less than the private market and […]

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HP Steps Up With 3D Technology to Revolutionize the Footwear Market

  FitStation powered by HP delivers individual shoe and insole recommendations, 3D printed insoles and custom footwear Palo Alto, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 – HP Inc. today announced FitStation powered by HP, a new platform that will deliver custom-fitted and individualized footwear through innovative 3D scanning, dynamic gait analysis and manufacturing technologies. FitStation is the […]