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October 22, 2014

iPad Air 2 an Incremental Step Up from the Original

by Lon Seidman | Oct 22, 2014 10:45pm

It feels like iPads have been around forever, but it has only been about four years since the original iPad’s release. Mobile technology is progressing at such a pace that tablets have already hit a maturity point for this segment of the market. That’s why the iPad Air 2 feels so underwhelming as compared to the prior model.

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October 12, 2014

Video Review | Fujitsu ScanSnap ix100 Mobile Document Scanner

by Lon Seidman | Oct 12, 2014 2:35pm

Fujitsu’s ScanSnap scanners are known for scanning large volumes of documents quickly while capturing both sides of a document at the same time. Fujitsu’s new ix100 mobile scanner does neither of those things, but it might be of value to road warriors looking for a small and light weight device to scan documents on the go.

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September 20, 2014

Video | iPhone 6 Review - Is it worth the upgrade?

by Lon Seidman | Sep 20, 2014 7:26am
Posted to: Analysis | Communication 2.0 | Review | Smartphones

The release of a new iPhone has almost become an Autumn holiday — especially for the hundreds of eager customers who camped out at West Farms mall for hours yesterday waiting for their chance to buy one. But is the new phone worth the upgrade?  It depends.

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September 18, 2014

Hartford Entrepreneur is Crunching Numbers for the Greater Good

by Cara Rosner | Sep 18, 2014 5:59am
Posted to: Data | Entrepreneurs | Government 2.0 | Nonprofits 2.0 | Software | Startups

www.blueprintimpact.com Data is vitally important to most nonprofits. It is a key component for seeking grant funds, gives a clear picture of community needs, and informs the strategic decisions agencies make about how to tackle social issues like hunger and homelessness.

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September 3, 2014

Analysis: Apple Can Do More to Protect User Privacy and Security

by Lon Seidman | Sep 3, 2014 11:13pm

A number of celebrities had their privacy significantly violated this week when their Apple iCloud accounts were compromised and photo backups were downloaded by unauthorized individuals. While Apple is correct in saying their security system was not compromised, they could be doing more to help users protect their data.

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August 19, 2014

Nonprofit Promotes Safety Online With Two-Step Campaign

by Christine Stuart | Aug 19, 2014 11:20am
Posted to: Privacy | Social Networks

Christine Stuart photo Convenience is the enemy when it comes to staying safe online. That’s why a nonprofit organization was spreading news in Hartford Monday about online password safety and two-step authorization.

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August 16, 2014

VIDEO: Hartford Event to Focus on Online Safety August 18

by Lon Seidman | Aug 16, 2014 11:24am

StopThinkConnect.org The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is hosting a free event at the Connecticut Science Center at 9:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, to educate the public on how to better protect personal information online.

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May 20, 2014

Video Interview: Astronaut Rick Mastracchio Reflects on his 6 Month Mission to the Space Station

by Lon Seidman | May 20, 2014 9:22am

NASA granted CTTechJunkie the opportunity for a short interview with Astronaut Rick Mastracchio, who is readjusting to life back on Earth following a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station.

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May 13, 2014

ANALYSIS | Connecticut Astronaut Arrives Home on Russian Soyuz to Uncertain Political Environment

by Lon Seidman | May 13, 2014 10:40pm
Posted to: NASA | Research & Development | Space Shuttle | Spaceflight

NASA / Bill Ingalls Astronaut and Waterbury native Rick Mastracchio landed safely aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule at 9:58 p.m. EST Tuesday evening, capping an eventful six months aboard the International Space Station both in orbit and on the ground as relations between the United States and Russia deteriorated.

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May 9, 2014

VIDEO | Old Lyme Company Launches App to 3D Print Toy Action Figures

by Lon Seidman | May 9, 2014 7:49pm

Imagimod Old Lyme-based Imagimod is launching a new iPad app to design and “print out” an action figure on a 3D printer.

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