Category: Technology

  • 5 biometric alternatives to the password

    The password has had its moment, but those hard-to-remember strings of number and letters are increasingly insecure and clumsy to manage. The next wave in computer security will be biometric authentication, the futuristic practice of using unique behavioral and biological traits such as fingerprints, gait and yes, even ear shape to confirm your identity. You […]

  • Facebook Drones & Satellites to Beam Internet Worldwide

    Facebook Will Build Drones and Satellites to Beam Internet Around the World Mark Zuckerberg is putting together a lab where a team of Facebook engineers will build flying drones, satellites, and infrared lasers capable of beaming internet connections to people down here on earth. The Facebook Connectivity Lab. According to Zuckerberg, the lab’s engineering staff […]

  • Wearable Devices

    Just last week, Google trotted out Android Wear, its first big push to extend the dominant smartphone OS to wearable devices. The first Android Wear device, an LG smartwatch, was also announced and more are sure to come. They’ll add to scores of wearables that have been unveiled this year, starting at International CES in […]

  • Roku’s New Streaming Stick

    Roku announced the Roku Streaming Stick today, which manages to pack nearly all the functionality of a full-size Roku box into a device not much bigger than a USB flash drive. It’s actually a new version of Roku’s old MHL-based Streaming Stick, but there are two major differences: it now works with any TV that […]

  • Google Pays $600K To Give Free Wi-Fi To 31 San Francisco Parks

    Inspiring Article by TechCrunch: 31 San Francisco playgrounds, plazas, recreation centers, and parks are getting two years of free Wi-Fi thanks to a $600,000 gift from Google with no strings attached, Mayor Ed Lee announced today. Pending approvals, installations could start in November and be done by April 2014. The gift is designed to empower […]

  • How to Dominate the Entire First Page of Google

    Story by George Fischer, June 3, 2013 | Full Article at Search Engine Watch Your online reputation can impact virtually every aspect of your digital marketing program from the conversion rate on your pages to your click-through rate in paid search. Controlling the conversation around your brand is critical to upholding and improving reputation. In the long-term, monitoring […]

  • Google Redesigns Gmail for iPhone/iPads

    Google’s Gmail App has been redesigned for iPhone/iPads which should make it run faster!  It’s a totally new look and feel.  Worth checking out.  Read Full Article Here

  • Spam Free Word Press Plug-in

    I just love this Plug-in!  Todd Lahman’s comment spam blocking plugin that blocks 100% of the automated spam with zero false positives.  Check it out: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/spam-free-wordpress/  

  • (Reuters) – Google Inc has made no move to provide Google Maps for the iPhone 5 after Apple Inc dropped the application

    Apple launched its own mapping service earlier this month when it began providing the highly anticipated update to its mobile software platform iOS 6 and started selling the iPhone 5. But users have complained that Apple’s new map service, based on Dutch navigation equipment and digital map maker TomTom NV’s data, contains glaring geographical errors […]

  • NASA Expanding into Apps

    “When Mars rover Curiosity touched down Sunday, August 5th, it was more than a technological triumph for the space agency; it was another victory in a four-year-old social-media campaign that has expanded to Google+ Hangouts, Angry Birds and Xbox 360 Kinect games and, in the future, maybe mission-specific apps.” – from RedWriteWeb.com – Read Full […]