Dave Taylor: What’s the big deal about Apple’s Clean Energy Charging?
A couple of my friends are saying that a charging mode on the Apple iPhone’s latest iOS release is “woke” and “virtue charging”. What the heck are they complaining about?
Dave Taylor: Privacy versus functionality in smart homes
Q: I heard there’s a new smart bulb that can track your sleep without any sensors or other indicator. Given that my phone is already listening to my conversations, when...
Dave Taylor: How does a trail camera work?
There was a great photo of a bobcat kitten in the newspaper recently and it got me wondering, how do trail cameras work that they can capture footage even when...
Dave Taylor: How do I ascertain air quality?
Q: With all the smoke from the various fires, air quality has been pretty poor here in Colorado. Some days it’s been awful! How can I check to see how...
Dave Taylor: Real information or fake news?
How can I ascertain if something I see on Facebook or another site is legit and accurate or fake news?
Dave Taylor: How do startups raise money?
My friend told me that his company just raised two million dollars from investors and that it means his business is worth $15 million. What does all that mean and...
Dave Taylor: How does smartphone contact tracing work?
Contact tracing does not constantly report your location to a central service, however, it’s more akin to how Find My Phone works.
Dave Taylor: How to start your online business
Question: I’m stuck on furlough and am thinking about trying to turn my side hustle into a paying gig. What’s involved in starting an online business?
Dave Taylor: How to look great on a video call
There are definitely some tricks to get the best results from your webcam.