Technology

  • Cheap Laptop or Expensive Smartphone – Which Is Right for You?

    Shelly Palmer Should you buy a cheap laptop or an expensive smartphone? Is that even a choice? They’re not interchangeable, are they? Most business professionals and road warriors know that you can do a lot of business on a smartphone, but to do a deck or a report or...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Review

    Shelly Palmer I’ve had my Samsung Galaxy Note 9 for a few days and I can say without hesitation that this is an awesome device. It’s aesthetically beautiful, it’s fast, it’s powerful, and it’s packed with small improvements that combine to make the Note 9 a best-in-class Android handheld....
  • Apple Is Getting into Original Content, Where Does That Leave Advertisers?

    Shelly Palmer  Apple is now a trillion-dollar company. Better-than-expected iPhone sales have propelled the company to be wealthier than all but the 15 richest companies in the world, and only the second company (following PetroChina, an oil and gas company) to reach that valuation. But wait, there’s one more thing...
  • Can Twitter Be Fixed?

    Shelly Palmer  Twitter had a bad week. Its share price took a huge hit and investors are running for the hills. This should surprise no one. Twitter’s problems are easy to articulate and incredibly hard to fix (or they would have been fixed already). Thinking about how much of...
  • 5 Popular Non-Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies You Might Find Interesting

    Shelly Palmer  While Bitcoin (₿) is the most famous cryptocurrency, it is only one of approximately 2,000 cryptocurrencies in circulation today. All of the heavily traded cryptocurrencies are powered by some version of a distributed ledger (blockchain), and each has at least one unique attribute that differentiates it. Here’s...
  • Which Unlimited Plan Is Right for Me?

    Shelly Palmer  It’s official. All four major carriers now offer “unlimited” mobile data plans. Verizon has Go Unlimited, Beyond Unlimited, and Above Unlimited. AT&T offers Unlimited & More, and Unlimited & More Premium. T-Mobile offers Unlimited, and offers Unlimited 55+ for people over 55. And Sprint rounds out the...
  • 5 AI Clouds You Can Use Today

    Shelly Palmer The sensationalist hype around AI has a lot of people believing that the technology may be too advanced or too technical for their businesses to take advantage of. This is false. AI is here now and you can start using it today. What Can You Do With...
  • Psychiatrist: More Research Needed on Gaming Disorder

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service SEATTLE – A psychiatrist in Washington State says it’s important that the World Health Organization is recognizing online gaming addiction as a disorder, but more research is needed to fully understand and treat it. The American Psychiatric Association has yet to recognize gaming disorder, noting that...
  • The Current Reality of Augmented Reality

    Shelly Palmer Augmented reality (AR) is on the cusp of being one of the technological advances that are all but guaranteed to change our day-to-day behavior. Imagine living in a world filled with “movie magic.” A world so packed with computer-generated images, it’s hard to tell fantasy from reality....