Category: Technology (page 2 of 17)

People Are Paying Cash For Android Apps At Their Local Shops

Buying an app on your phone is straightforward: You head to the App Store or Google Play, tap on the buy button, and have your credit card automatically charged when the app downloads. In emerging markets like India, a country where nearly everyone... Read More

Windows 10’s “Check for Updates” Button Just Got Safer

Microsoft promised to stop installing unstable updates when you click “Check for Updates” and now it’s delivering. Rather than automatically installing such updates, Windows gives you a “Download and install now” button. The button started... Read More

How’s Your IT Lingo?

We often use the terms switches, routers, and gateways when discussing IP networks. However, do you really know what characterizes each, and the ways in which they differ? When TCP/IP networks were new, there were typical classroom definitions.... Read More

Optimize Your Browser For Online Safety

This article lets you know what to look for in your internet browser. Whether you use Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Apple’s Safari we have all the info you need. One simple thing we recommend to protect your... Read More

Weather Channel goes off air because of ‘malicious software attacks’

We live in an age where companies suffer data breaches and hacks of various types on a disturbingly regular basis. Credit card companies, social networks and online retailers are the usual targets and sometimes the thieves make off with payment... Read More

OTT Is Now Bigger Than Cable

The jury is still out on whether OTT is better than pay TV, but one thing is certain: OTT is now bigger than cable. For the first time ever, global subscriptions to online video services surpassed cable subscriptions in 2018, according to IHS Markit... Read More

Netflix to build 6 sound stages in NYC and invest $100M

Queens lost Amazon, but Brooklyn and Manhattan are cashing in on Netflix. The popular streaming service is investing $100 million by 2024 to build six new sound stages in Brooklyn and add 127 jobs to the 32 it already has in Manhattan, officials... Read More

Microsoft repeatedly tried to acquire Zoom – pre IPO

Video conferencing company Zoom is set to go public this week, but its future could have been a lot different, according to a new report. Recode reported that Microsoft has persistently tried to acquire Zoom over the years, with the latest... Read More

Is Multi Factor Authentication Foolproof?

When 2-factor authentication (2FA) is combined with password managers like 1Password and LastPass, it... Read More

Is Chrome’s incognito mode actually incognito?

Google is making Incognito Mode more incognito, a report by 9to5Google claims. Currently, Incognito Mode does not really hide your presence from websites because web developers can still detect if you’re using the mode in the first... Read More

WhatsApp Business beta is available for iOS

Everyone’s favorite WhatsApp feature leakers WABetaInfo has revealed that WhatsApp Business is now available for iOS beta users. Previously, the app was only available for Android devices. WhatsApp Business is a tool for companies to easily... Read More

[email protected] – the digital high school basketball network

According to the New York Post, Carmelo Anthony plans on doing his part to give high school basketball players a bigger platform. Overtime (a Brooklyn-based basketball network) will be receiving $23 million in Series B funding from Anthony, MSG... Read More

Apple is ‘the smartwatch market leader,’ NPD says

As Apple’s own Wearables category continues to grow, new data from The NPD Group shows how Apple’s success is affecting the rest of the smartwatch industry. According to the data, unit sales for smartwatches were up 61 percent during the 12... Read More

Local Streaming Apps Are Here

It’s been a big week for local broadcast networks and OTT. Sinclair launched STIRR, their new app that combines their local broadcast channels with some really forgettable VOD content. The New York Times ran a big story on Locast, aka... Read More

Making Your Streaming Tech Work For You

Today’s streaming gadgets are oddly demure about all the nifty stuff they can do beyond enabling your binge. Since they’re so humble, we’ll clue you in to the features you may be missing…. Don’t know what to do with your old... Read More

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