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Archive for the ‘In The News’ Category



Home security company ADT is expanding beyond burglar alarms to partner with Life360 and introduce family safety services on mobile devices. Continue reading

In The News 05-16-14

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

In The News 05-15-14: An $80 Amazon smartphone? Nintendo posts losses for the third year in a row and Pandora adds sponsored stations. Continue reading

In The News 05-09-2014

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

In The News 05-09-2014: Would-be Facebook hackers get hacked themselves, XP still strong and Google wants to help you out with your baby – for a fee. Continue reading

In The News 05-02-14

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

In The News 05-02-14 Microsoft patches XP flaw, iPad & iPod sales drop, Facebook snaps up another app and Amazon signs exclusive deal with HBO. Continue reading

Internet On The Go

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Terri wants to get internet at her mom’s house, but her mom has no need for internet service, so Terri wants to look at her options. Here are a couple, including pay-as-you go or as part of your plan through your wireless provider. Continue reading

In The News 4-18-2014

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

In The News 4-18-2014 Tests show Heartbleed bug is serious, you could soon pay with your Facebook account and 3-D printers are a good thing. Continue reading

In The News 04-05-2014

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

In The News 04-05-2014: Windows XP is still on nearly 30% of desktops, Twitter allows photo tags and the first case of WhatsAppitis is diagnosed. Continue reading

In The News 03-28-2014

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

In The News for 3-28-2014: Sprint expands LTE service, Microsoft offers $50 bucks to switch from XP and YouTube plans kid-friendly channel. Continue reading

In The News: 03-21-2014

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

In The News 03-21-2014: Apple trims iPhone return time, OneNote could be on the way for Mac and an alternative to an national Internet sales tax. Continue reading

In The News 03-14-2014

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

In The News 03–14-2014 – Need a bathroom? There’s an app for that plus Roku takes on the Chromecast and T Mobile customers say goodbye to BlackBerry. Continue reading

In The News – 03-07-2014

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

In The News for 3-07-2014: App allows deliveries directly to your car trunk and even opens it for the carrier. Facebook forgets about e-mail and SkyDrive is Now OneDrive Continue reading

In The News 02-28-2014

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

In The News 02-28-2014 – Tech giants band together to form mega-lobby to increase WiFi spectrum and ads are coming to Mozilla Firefox. Continue reading

A problem with Java 7 put many of us who play games on Pogo.com out of commission. Thank goodness, it is resolved now, but here is the information on it, just in case a similar issue happens in the future. Continue reading

In The News: 02-21-2014

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

In The News 02-21-0214 – Microsoft says help your friends switch from XP, Windows looks to challenge Kindle and the most dangerous malware ever. Continue reading

The Kuerig Cold promises to let your make your own Coca-Cola at home, one serving at a time. Continue reading

Sony Gets Out Of The PC Business

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

Goodbye Vaio. Sony is getting out of the laptop PC business and focusing on tablets and phones. Continue reading

In The News 02-14-2014

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

In The News 02-14-2014: Microsoft gets a new CEO, XP’s market share actually grows as the end nears and a critical Flash Player update. Continue reading

In The News: 02-07-2014

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

In The News: – 02-07-2014 Get your Facebook timeline as a bound book, Nintendo bosses take a pay cut and texting can ruin your posture. Continue reading

PS4 vs. Xbox One Part 2: Tech Specs

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

The hot new gaming consoles right now are the PS4 and the Xbox One. Here’s a look at the hearts and guts of both machines, which one has what advantages and disadvantages and where they tie. Continue reading

In The News 01-24-2014

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

In The News 01-24-2014 – Target registers were infected with malware, a completely private smartphone and Google spends billions on a home automation company. Continue reading

The eagerly-awaited next-gen consoles from Playstation and Microsoft are finally here. This is the first in a series of articles that compares the two companies’ history with consoles and compares the two consoles themselves. Continue reading

In The News 01-17-2014

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Google lets strangers e-mail you, court orders Yelp reviewers be revealed and digital music sales fall for the first time. Continue reading

In The News 01-10-2013

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

In The News for 1-10-2013: Windows 8.1 gains ground on Vista, hackers target Snapchat and Google closes down the popular Bump app. Continue reading

In The News: 01-03-2014

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

In The News: Data use doubles, tablets take over and XP is still a pretty popular operating system. Continue reading

In The News 12-27-2013

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

In The News 12-27-2013: Mandela and the Harlem Shake are among the most searched in 2013, Xbox Video & Music are finally available for Windows Phone and the $2,999 Mac Pro is not available. Continue reading

In The News: 12-20-2013

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

In The News: 12-20-2013 Did autocomplete cost a man his job? Gmail changes the way images are displayed and Mavericks users have a contact complaint. Continue reading

In The News: 12-13-2013

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

In The News: 12-13-2013 Facebook boosts news, Amazon delivers fresh groceries and eBay takes a swipe at Amazon’s drone plans. Continue reading

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