These days, streaming devices are inexpensive and popular, compared to the steep monthly price of a cable subscription. Cable subscribers pay anywhere from $80/month on the low side, to over $150, for simple cable internet service with TV. Now in 2014, cable TV is losing market share to sites like Hulu, Amazon, and Neflix. Not to mention satellite. It’s time to cancel cable and save, while adding services you only dreamed of. It’s easy. [Read more...]
Mobile phone banking is gaining in popularity so swiftly that it is set to overtake online banking in just a few years.
This trend has security implications for growing firms that are increasingly adopting bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies to keep up with the need for an optimized mobile information infrastructure.
House Republicans passed legislation Wednesday to keep the Obama administration from overturning state bans on city-owned Internet providers.
The vote is a warning shot at the Federal Communications Commission, which has been mulling taking action against states that restrict municipal broadband service.
Rep. Marsha Blackburn, a Tennessee Republican, spearheaded the amendment that would bar the FCC from using any funds to prevent states from imposing limits on city broadband. The amendment, which is attached to a fiscal 2015 spending bill, passed mostly along party lines in a 223-200 vote. [Read more...]
Bungie Mobile app brings Destiny to your phone
From the creators of Halo and Bungie.net, the official Destiny Companion App connects to your Destiny adventure wherever life finds you. Inspect your Guardian, analyze player stats, and compare your Grimoire score. Keep in touch with your friends in the Bungie Community via forums, groups, or private messaging and track them down on the PlayStation Network or Xbox LIVE. And, receive the latest news and updates about Destiny. [Read more...]
The Wally Money Management App makes it easy, and fun, to manage your finances. And, it’s free!
Wally is the best way to seamlessly manage your money. Balance your income and expenses to set goals — and reach them! Or don’t set goals; it’s up to you.
Were There Server Backups?
You can probably quit holding out any hope that additional recovery efforts might retrieve some of the missing emails from former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner’s hard drive: The drive, which the IRS says crashed in 2011, just days after Republicans began investigating the tax agency’s scrutiny of conservative non-profits, was apparently thrown away. Is she lying or just completely incompetent? [Read more...]
Just like the odd eBay storefront that popped up last year, a new site called Factory Outlet eBay Store is selling refurbished Apple products and, despite any official Apple branding, is almost definitely the result of a partnership between Apple and eBay. And it’s selling Apple Certified Refurbished iPhones for cheap. [Read more...]
There’s no question that you should back up your irreplaceable documents and digital files. Statistics show that most of us will experience some kind of disk crash, or other mishap, eventually. Online Backup Services offer the best way to assure the safety of your precious files. It’s automatic, secure, affordable. [Read more...]
Could the Supreme Court’s decision endanger cloud storage services?
The Supreme Court’s ruling against Aereo is a huge deal — not because it’ll upend the TV industry, as some may have hoped, but because of the disruption it won’t cause. What is (was?) Aereo, and what does the decision mean for the way we watch TV? Read on for more.
The power waste from the world’s 6.8 million mobile devices and increasing amount of tablets costs us 2 nuclear power plants, 25,000 wind power mills, or enough solar panels to cover Minnesota. But now you can charge your phone responsibly – A Finnish engineer has invented a ‘smart plug’ that turns off when not in use.