COVID-19 Resources for Lawyers
Your Hosts
Dennis Kennedy

Dennis Kennedy is an award-winning leader in applying the Internet and technology to law practice. A published author and...

Tom Mighell

Tom Mighell has been at the front lines of technology development since joining Cowles & Thompson, P.C. in 1990....

Episode Notes

With fall fast approaching, you can be sure of two things: football games and new phones! Apple and other vendors recently announced new editions of their phones, as well as some interesting new gadgets. With new options like the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Watch, iOS 8, and Apple Pay, Apple-using lawyers need to think about which products they need (or want) and how to make the best use of them. But what about those lawyers who have moved to other product vendors such as Android? Most lawyers could use an update on the newest technology to make informed autumn purchases.

In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the new Apple devices, thoughts on the new features of iOS 8, and what lawyers should think about if they haven’t already purchased a new phone lately. They discuss the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, embracing the “phablet”, and how most people use their smartphone as more of a mobile computer than a phone. They also discuss other new products such as the Samsung Galaxy Note, the Apple Watch, the Moto 360 watch, and why lawyers might prefer Android or Apple products. With the release of iOS 8 comes new exciting features such as extensions, alternate keyboards, and widgets, but both Kennedy and Mighell had to deal with long downloading times. They wrap up the first part of this podcast by examining the future of Apple Pay, why it might succeed where Google Wallet failed, and how lawyers could utilize these changes to get ahead in their practice.

After the break, the Kennedy and Mighell discuss the Apple Watch and other wearable technology in more detail. As people begin to use wearable devices to gain and save information, the amount of discoverable data will increase immensely and it will be important for lawyers to pay attention. As always, stay tuned for Parting Shots, that one tip, website, or observation that you can use the second the podcast ends.

Special thanks to our sponsor, ServeNow.

Brought to You by
Newsletter

Notify me when there’s a new episode!

Episode Details
Published: September 26, 2014
Podcast: Kennedy-Mighell Report
Category: Legal Technology
Podcast
Kennedy-Mighell Report
Kennedy-Mighell Report

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk the latest technology to improve services, client interactions, and workflow.

Listen & Subscribe
Recent Episodes
05/22/20
Top Tips & Tools for Better Online Presentations

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell share strategies for crafting a better online presentation experience for your audience.

05/08/20
Video & Audio Quality Matter — Make Your Remote Work More Professional

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell share tips for improving your audio and video capabilities while working from home.

04/24/20
Wellness Tech: Self-Care While Sheltering in Place

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell share wellness tech tips and lighting recommendations for online meetings.

04/10/20
Good Tech Spending Decisions in Tough Economic Times

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell offer tips for making wise tech choices and saving money.

03/27/20
A Remote Working Guide to COVID-19 and Beyond

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell offer guidance for lawyers struggling with the shift to online work.

03/13/20
Key Takeaways from TECHSHOW 2020

Dennis & Tom share highlights from the 2020 ABA TECHSHOW.