Category: Technology (page 1 of 17)

Roku hits 30 million users

Roku now has 30.5 million active users, an increase of 39 per cent for the same quarter a year ago. Announcing its second quarter earnings, the company said users are up 1.5 million compared to Q1 2019. The 30.5 million users streamed 9.4... Read More

Security Risks With Streaming Video Services – @Akamai

In today’s world, we know it’s not uncommon to share a password for a Netflix account or use that same password across other OTT Services like Hulu or Amazon Prime Video. After all, it’s important to save time and effort to get a head start on... Read More

Microsoft trolls Apple in its new Surface Laptop ad

The flames of a long standing war between Microsoft and Apple were fanned on when the former released an ad featuring the favorable opinions of an Australian man called Mackenzie “Mac” Book. “We asked Mac Book to compare Surface Laptop 2 to... Read More

Slack is rolling out a desktop update for a ‘snappier’ performance

Team management service Slack on desktop is getting a “snappier, more efficient” update over the next few weeks, the company revealed on Monday. According to Slack, the new version will be 33% faster and use 50% less memory. Users... Read More

Waze will show you toll prices along your driving route

Waze  is making getting to where you’re going even easier – or at least more transparent. A new feature rolling out today will show you any tolls along your route, including the actual amount you’re going to pay, across both the U.S. and... Read More

How to shop for a smart sprinkler controller…

Do you have a sprinkler system already? While there are a few smart irrigation controllers that will work with garden hoses or other off-the-rack equipment, most are designed to work with true irrigation controllers that connect to their own water... Read More

Are You Chatting With A Bot Online?

In 2019 much of the news we consume comes from online sources. But an analysis of online traffic shows that 66% of tweeted linkscome from bots and over 190 million bots exist on the three main social media platforms– Facebook,... Read More

Xbox Project Scarlett: Microsoft 5th gen console coming in 2020

Microsoft has announced that it is working on a next-generation Xbox Console that is four times more powerful than the Xbox One X, currently titled Project Scarlett. It will come with enough processing and graphic power to handle 8K and will also... Read More

What will happen to my music and movies?

Apple announced on Monday that it would phase out iTunes on its upcoming operating system in favor of three new apps: Music, TV and Podcasts.Though iTunes as we know it will be no more, you don’t have to worry about losing those iTunes... Read More

Google Cloud outage knocked a ton internet services offline in the US

A Google Cloud outage on Sunday plunged most of North America and some of Europe into the 1980s. Services like Gmail, Google’s G Suite, YouTube, chat service Discord, video service Vimeo, and social networking giant Snapchat faced downtime, as... Read More

The World’s Smartest Wallet, for the World’s Smartest Dad – @EksterWallets

This trackable RFID-blocking wallet provides the fastest card access to date and is solar-charged. After raising over $1M in their previous crowd-funding campaign, Ekster®, the world’s largest smart wallet brand, has launched their... Read More

igloohome Launches The World’s Most Versatile Smart Padlock

igloohome has officially launched its Smart Padlock, a versatile, remotely-managed security solution that provides owners with convenient access control to their properties and assets.  Featuring an innovative PIN code technology that allows... Read More

Robinhood Crypto Trading

Invitations to trade cryptocurrencies are rolling out now The first set of Robinhood customers can buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum with Robinhood Crypto, starting today. All your investments, commission-free, on one platform. In the... Read More

Steps to take before giving away, recycling or selling devices

Smart speakers have quickly become another way to gather information, listen to music and communicate with others to simplify our lives in our ever-more-connected world. It’s estimated that about 21% of people in the United States who are at... Read More

2019 Top Podcasting Apps

The best podcast apps do much more than just let you listen to your favorite podcasts. They can automatically download new episodes, manage your playlists, and suggest new shows you might find interesting. In short, when you use a premier podcast app,... Read More

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