Category: Technology (page 1 of 18)

Ways to Secure Your Mobile Device

Over the past few years mobile security has become increasingly important. However, many are completely unaware that their mobile device is just as vulnerable, if not more, than their computer. If the proper security measures aren’t taken sensitive... Read More

Is Your Mac Able To Support Catalina?

This week, macOS Catalina started its rollout. The update for the macOS 10.15 will be found in the Mac App Store and under Software Update in System Preferences. It’s a good idea to complete a backup as well, just in case, and Time Machine... Read More

You can use Siri to control Spotify via iOS13

As part of Spotify’s latest update for iOS 13, Apple users can now control the audio streaming app via Siri. This means that users can now ask the voice-activated assistant to access and play content from Spotify, where it previously... Read More

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Held every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to be... Read More

Android Phones Are Gaining in Popularity for Video

Ease of use gave Apple iOS devices an early lead in online video viewing, but “times have changed” notes a Brightcove report. In its Global Video Index for Q2 2019, Brightcove reports that 64% of video views on phones took place on... Read More

How Niche Video Services are taking on Netflix, Hulu, & Amazon

Let’s face it – most of us subscribe to one, if not all, of the following: Netflix, Amazon or Hulu. But have you ever stopped to think: do I actually enjoy the content I pay for? Recent polling suggests the answer to that question is an... Read More

Tips for getting started with iOS

Last night, Apple released iOS 13, the newest version of the software that’s designed to run on the iPhone. Apple’s yearly software updates always bring long lists of new features and changes that can make your iPhone feel like a... Read More

Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband is coming to NYC.

Verizon’s 5G millimeter wave network will face perhaps its biggest coverage test yet when it launches in “parts of” New York City on September 26th. Today the carrier announced that 5G service will reach areas of uptown, midtown, and downtown... Read More

Ransomware attack reported at Entercom stations

Entercom Communications won’t confirm reports that it has been crippled by a companywide ransomware attack, affecting email, internet, telephones, music scheduling, production, billing and other internal digital systems. “We are... Read More

What you need to know to use FREE public Wi-Fi

You arrive at the subway — coffee in one hand and your phone in the other — and quickly log into the Wi-Fi before firing off emails as you head to work. It’s a morning routine for many a multitasker in New York City, but it also... Read More

Senior Citizen Apps, Devices are now the focus by Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is becoming a hub of activity in developing apps and devices that focus on senior citizens, technology’s final frontier. Companies from the home to many start-ups and global technology companies flood with calls from entrepreneurs... Read More

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

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