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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 […]

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WaterField Designs Unveils Enhanced TSA-friendly Zip Minimalist Brief

 One of my favorite companies, San Francisco designer and manufacturer, WaterField Designs, announces the refined Zip Brief. Ideal for the minimalist professional, the ultra-slim Zip laptop baglooks sleek from every angle, yet holds a full array of tech and personal necessities. The briefcase unzips around three sides to lie flat for TSA-airport security and slips […]

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What New Features would most benefit iPhone Users

 First published on Techpinions With the large amount of interest in the new iPhones, rumors are rampant about what features they’ll have. We’ve heard from industry and stock analysts, tech bloggers and other followers of Apple, reporting on rumors from insiders at the manufacturing plants, accessory companies, and component suppliers. The interest is well-founded. It’s been three […]