Archive of Karen Hendry

More and more people and educational institutions are turning to online courses as a method of learning. In fact, the e-learning industry reached an astounding $165 billion in 2015 and is expected to grow 5% by 2023. As of 2013, … Continue reading

Parents have always wanted to keep a close watch over their new little bundle of joy, from the moment they bring that baby home. Surprisingly, baby monitors have been around since the 1930s. They started out as a simple radio … Continue reading

If you recently upgraded to iOS 9 or bought a new iPhone, then you have a new feature on it called Wi-Fi Assist. This feature essentially ensures that your phone will automatically switch to your mobile data plan if you … Continue reading

Sometimes a regular Wi-Fi router just isn’t enough to do the job, especially when you have a large home or business. You get those areas where there just isn’t any coverage. These blind spots are more than just frustrating—considering you … Continue reading

Bring Wi-Fi alive—wherever it isn’t. You know those spots in your home or workplace, the ones where Wi-Fi becomes non-existent or very weak at best. Yup, we all hate them. But now there is a way to extend the signal … Continue reading

Has your cell phone ever had a dropped call? A survey conducted in 2012 by the Pew Research Center and American Life revealed that 72% of respondents had experienced a dropped call at least once and 32% of them experienced … Continue reading

Your Wi-Fi generally just cruises along, but what if all of a sudden it slowed down? What if loading web pages started taking a long time or it was taking a long time to download something from Dropbox or from … Continue reading

We all love watching television, but with the hectic pace of life in the 21st century, we need a little tech to help us along. Fortunately, the TiVo Bolt has come to the rescue. Of course, TiVo has been producing … Continue reading

Everything is wireless these days, including computer keyboards, which is great because wireless means no cable clutter. Granted, many people work on laptop computers and other mobile devices, but in all honesty, using a full-size keyboard is much more convenient … Continue reading

Everyone wants a smart home, right? Well, perhaps most people do. But what exactly is a smart home? Well, think of being able to communicate with your home and every electronic device and appliance within it via your personal mobile … Continue reading

Mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) sounds like something extremely complicated, but it’s actually pretty straightforward. An MVNO is simply a carrier that operates on a virtual network, meaning that they rent their data and coverage from one of the Big … Continue reading