My wife and I spent July 4th in Key West, Florida and, after an evening of fireworks, we returned to our hotel for a peaceful night’s sleep. But it didn’t last long. At 2 a.m. we got a call from our adult daughter Katherine, telling us that water was gushing through the walls and ceilings and down the stairs of our house, because of a broken plastic pipe in the upstairs bathroom. She was at [...]
A software update for Dish Network's Hopper 3 DVR adds YouTube as a channel, enabling users to access the free and premium videos from their set top box without having to switch inputs. [...]
By Larry Magid In the words of Bernard Baruch, “Every man has a right to his own opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.” He said that in 1950, but if he were alive today, he’d probably be saying it with even more urgency. I see and hear false facts almost every day, from cable news pundits, politicians, so-called “news” sites and from some folks I follow on Twitter [...]
Some Americans, including some people in swing states like Georgia and Pennsylvania, will be voting on Direct Electronic Voting machines which, said Wired are "Scarily easy targets."
In a major weather emergency like Hurricane Matthew, it’s important to keep your cell phone handy and working. Be prepared for a possible power outage. [...]
Facebook Marketplace Over the next few days, Facebook will be rolling out Marketplace on its smartphone app. Think of it as Craigslist meets NextDoor all wrapped up inside your Facebook app. The feature, according to a blog post by Facebook’s Director of Product Management Mary Ku, shows items listed by people near you, but you can also find specific items by searching and [...]