National Day of Unplugging

EMU Media Prof Backs ‘National Day of Unplugging’ Friday, Saturday

Could you unplug everything for just one day? Thousands of people around the globe will give it a shot starting at sundown Friday, March 7, and extending through sundown Saturday, March 8. It’s the fifth annual National Day of Unplugging.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2014


Altair, LG Slash Smartphone Drop-Test Simulation Time From Weeks To Under A Day

The Troy engineering and software provider Altair announced an achievement in the electronics industry Wednesday that is expected to accelerate the development of new smartphones, tablets, home appliances and other consumer electronics while enabling engineers to create a wider range of durable designs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2013

Comet ISON

Matt’s Favorites: Smartphone Kill Switch Debate, Comet ISON Shows Off, And Much More

So what’s the latest on this fine fall Wednesday? Well, let’s take a look at the wonderful worlds of science and technology…

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2013

Reince Priebus (L) looks on as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney works on his iPad aboard his campaign plane on October 29, 2012. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, File)

FAA Weighs Easing Limits On Electronic Devices

You may soon be able to leave that tablet or smartphone on during takeoff and landing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2013

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Is Your iPhone Dirtier Than A Toilet Seat?

Researchers took swabs from 90 devices …

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2013


Dematic Extends Mobile Monitoring For Increased Realtime Warehouse Control

Dematic, a supplier of logistics systems for the factory, warehouse, and distribution center, has further extended the power of its mobile monitoring service designed to deliver real-time warehouse information via smart phones or tablet devices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2013


Whirlpool Corp. Reaffirms Commitment to Smart Home Tech

Whirlpool Corp. Monday announced the launch of a line of smart appliances with technology it has branded 6th Sense Live.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013


Matt’s Favorites: LTU @ LTU, Comcast Protects Your Tablet, Michigan Tech Celebrates Winter, Facebook Breaks The Internet

What’s the latest from the amazing, astounding and occasionally terrifying world of high technology? Glad you asked — here it is!

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013


World’s Highest Level Security For Android File Storage

Two family incidents prompted Rick Wielopolski to create RecordVault data encryption software for smartphones.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2013

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Technology Solutions Adds BYOD Service

The unified communications and technology management provider Technology Solutions LLC announced Tuesday the launch of its “Bring Your Own Device” management service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2013