• 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....
  • Are Elon Musk and Tesla Ready for the Future?

    Shelly Palmer  In the not-so-distant past, Tesla was synonymous with the future of electric vehicles (EVs). Elon Musk (who some say is the Tony Stark of our age) painted a vision of the future that many bought into. Right now shareholders are calling for Musk to be fired, there are...
  • Net Neutrality Faces Big Test in CA Legislature Today

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today is a crucial battle in the fight to restore net neutrality, as two bills are heard in key committees in the California State Assembly. Under President Donald Trump, the Federal Communications Commission reversed Obama-era net-neutrality rules, a repeal that took...
  • Is Alexa Spying on You?

    Shelly Palmer  Some people believe that Alexa is listening all the time. This is true. Some people believe that Alexa records every word for posterity. This is false. Some people believe that having an Amazon Echo increases their risk of being hacked. This is also false. But, there’s more...
  • iOS 12 and More: Everything You Need to Know from Apple’s WWDC 2018

    Shelly Palmer  Monday marked the beginning of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2018). As per tradition, Apple kicked off the week with a two-plus hour press conference that highlighted a new version of iOS, a new version of macOS and more. Here’s what you need to know. iOS 12...