Dip Before the Plunge The stuff of science fiction in the mid-20th century, Virtual Reality (VR) simulates or replicates physical, three-dimensional occupancy in a computer-generated milieu. This environment can be either imaginary or based on real events or places. All … Continue reading

An integral part of the Internet of Things (IoT), Smart light bulbs communicate wirelessly with internet-connected devices. Of course, these aren’t old school incandescent bulbs or even CFL lamps; they’re LEDs that typically use apps from a smartphone, laptop, tablet … Continue reading

In the short span of 20-something years, Americans who once shared a POTS landline with a home phone and computer now use dedicated high speed Internet access and, in many cases, no home POTS at all. The dialup internet service … Continue reading

What is Google Fiber? It’s a fiber to the premise service (FTTP) combining internet and cable TV in a blisteringly fast 1,000 Mbps (1 Gbps) broadband connection. Depending upon location, optional features include “fiber phone” service, the Network+ Box (a … Continue reading

As ubiquitous as the Java programming language, Bluetooth is found almost anywhere there’s a need to link devices to the Internet. According to bluetooth.com, “it is built into billions of products on the market today and connects the Internet of … Continue reading

You’ve heard of High Definition (HD) television?  are you ready for Ultra HD TV? This term encompasses the formats 4K UHD (3840 x 2160p) and 8K UHD (7680 x 4320p). Both “digital video formats were first proposed by the NHK … Continue reading

The Smart Home and the age of The Internet of Things is rapidly changing technology by increasing the demand for devices that are more capable. Verizon recently introduced a device capable of meeting new requirements for Smart Home technology. In … Continue reading

Ruckus recently announced the release of a device that caters to the needs of the SMB market both in the indoor and outdoor environments. Ruckus, a primary producer of high bandwidth services and devices, recently introduced a new series that … Continue reading

Using a high capacity USB storage device while you are away from your PC is one option for accessing files on the go. But what if you could securely access your PC or another computer while you are on the … Continue reading

It was not too long ago that wireless hotspots were not as common as they are today. Since then, companies such as FON have been striving to increase the availability of public Wi-Fi networks. FON Wireless is also known as … Continue reading

More and more subscribers to cable television services are choosing to cut the cord in favor of other more cost effective options. Comcast recently unveiled a solution that encourages its customers to retain their cable service subscription. In an effort … Continue reading

Many individuals and businesses alike are using Skype VoIP services as an inexpensive option for telephony communications. But is the service worth what it claims and how does it work? Skype is a VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) that is … Continue reading

The explosion of smartphone use has provided us with many conveniences. However, with the positives of new technology also come a few drawbacks that users of mobile technology should be aware of. If you are an avid mobile user, it … Continue reading

With new technologies, auto makers and consumers alike are realizing that a car can be an exceptional mobile device. This is because a car provides a generous amount of room for implementing the latest technologies. Because of the increased use … Continue reading

For many travelers, access to a high speed Internet connection is high on the priority list and often the deciding factor when it comes to choosing hotel accommodations. However, most hotels fail to deliver Internet speeds as advertised. What is … Continue reading

Gigabit broadband represents the next generation of high speed Internet. It is a collaborative goal set forth by telecommunications carriers and government agencies to deploy gigabit networks in an effort to create a more connected environment. So, what is gigabit … Continue reading

Many people are constantly connected to the digital world and engage in subscriptions such as Netflix, Hulu Plus, Spotify, and other services. Now there is a way for you to choose among a variety of eBook subscription services. If you … Continue reading

Advertisements and promotions for registry cleaners are constantly on the Internet trying to convince inexperienced PC users that the registry requires maintenance. Are registry cleaners necessary and what are some of the benefits? A PC registry is a large database … Continue reading

Acquiring high speed broadband Internet in remote areas can represent a challenge, even with the number of options that are currently available. Many residents that enjoy living in the wilderness are often underserved which is where ViaSat Exede Internet may … Continue reading

Charging your device can be a hassle if you use a charger that requires cables. With new and emerging technologies, you no longer have to fuss with carrying cables around with you. Everyone at one point or another has had … Continue reading