Posted on July 12th, 2019
I’ve done it. It’s a bit awkward. You’ve probably done it too.
While talking with a friend, a topic comes up that prompts the blurtation "I have a great picture of that!"
Then while fumbling the Photos app I scroll thousands of pictures saying,...
Posted on March 12th, 2019
Image credit bbc.uk.co
Sir Tim Berners-Lee of Boston, the British computer scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web, writes in Wired 30 years after his proposal on March 12, 1989, for "linked information systems" that include hypertex...
Posted on March 12th, 2019
Getty Images/Ringer illustration
The prospect of corporate breakups isn't Silicon Valley's biggest worry, Axios' Scott Rosenberg and Ina Fried report:
• Instead, insiders fear missing the next cycle of industry change if they're distracted and h...
Posted on February 22nd, 2019
Nick Bastone, Business Insider Feb. 19, 2019, 9:04 PMNest GuardIn early February, Google announced that its home security and alarm system Nest Secure would be getting an update. Users, the company said, could now enable its virtual-assistant tech...
Posted on February 12th, 2019
Posted on February 12, 2019 by Mehedi Hassan in Google with 3 Comments
Google is rolling out an interesting change to Gmail this week. The company is revamping the context menu for emails within Gmail that you get to use when right-clicking on e...
Posted on January 5th, 2019
(and What’s Overhyped)
Brian X. Chen, The New York Times, January 4, 2019
A.I. that responds to your voice. Next-generation wireless networks. If this year’s biggest consumer technology trends have a familiar ring, there’s a reason for that.
Posted on December 19th, 2018
Silicon Valley won’t save us. We’re on our own.
By Kara Swisher
Contributing Opinion Writer
Dec. 18, 2018
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, and Jack Dorsey, Twitter's chief executive officer, testifying before the Senate Inte...
Posted on December 3rd, 2018
Microsoft is throwing in the towel with Edge and is building a new web browser for Windows 10, this time powered by Chromium.
3 Dec 2018
Microsoft's Edge web browser has seen little success since its debut on Windows 10 in 2015. Built ...
Posted on May 17th, 2018
It’s no surprise that risks abound online. However, you may be surprised that security researchers point to computer user behavior as the #1 risk factor. It’s true, cyber attacks occur mostly as a result of users’ innocent (or careless) mistakes a...
Posted on April 25th, 2018
by David Murphy 04-25-2018 9:40am
It’s been speculated for some time that Google has been working on some updates for the web-based version of Gmail, and the company is officially moving from tease to truth with its early-mo...
Posted on February 13th, 2018
by Quentin Leo - February 13, 2018
Like skimpy iPhone and iPad flash storage,** solid state storage on your MacBook Air may not accommodate the decades of photos syncing with your macOS Photos Library.
Since iCloud is already storing full resolu...
Posted on January 9th, 2018
It’s the holidays, and your phone has been getting a workout taking all those photographs. Here’s how to manage them.
Photo: Flickr user TheUglySweaterShop.com
By Michael Grothaus
The numbers are mind-boggling. It is estimated that we will have ...
Posted on July 12th, 2017
The alert below appears on HP’s various support and web store sites. Similar alerts also appear on websites of Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and others.
HP’s alert can apply to calls from any strangers claiming to be security or technical ...
Posted on April 20th, 2017
Is it right for you?
Chrome OS is a free operating system designed by Google that is based on Linux and uses Google's Chrome web browser as its user interface. As a result, Chrome OS primarily supports web applications.
Google announced the Chr...
Posted on February 13th, 2016
Google announced that as of March 15, 2016, it will no longer support the Picasa desktop application. Surprised? Don’t be, software changes all the time. And the bright side? Picasa’s impending sunset is an opportunity to explore a new future for ...
Posted on November 4th, 2015
Your kids can probably guess your computer passwords. Their friends can, too.
If you’re like most computer users your passwords include something like "password" or "1234". Really? Really.
Some who are craftier use pet names, children’s names, ...
Posted on June 10th, 2015
JUNE 3, 2015
New York Times Personal Tech | Gadgetwise
By E. Justin Swanson
A bullfight in Madrid, which Google Photos animated from a sequence of photographs. Credit Amy Kelsey for The New York Times
I DON’T take a lot of photographs. I have a p...
Posted on April 15th, 2015
Google said last month that it plans to build a small wireless service that would allow it to function sort of like Verizon, AT&T, or any other carrier.
Google's Sundar Pichai said at Mobile World Congress that the company would make its own wire...
Posted on March 16th, 2015
By Molly Wood, New York Times technology columnist
MARCH 11, 2015
Illustration Credit Minh Uong/The New York Times
RECENTLY, I sat next to a woman on a plane with a serious collection of devices: a laptop, a tablet, an iPhone, an Android pho...
Posted on August 21st, 2014
I love panoramas. And this summer's spectacular weather offered up great photo opps to test some neat mobile pano apps.
👏👏👏👏 Photo Sphere Camera from Google. Only last week after my summer wanderings and best photo opps were history did Google re...
Posted on July 28th, 2013
Around 50 years ago comic Bill Cosby asked a question the answer to which seems a slam dunk -- that is until we try to do it. The question: "Why is there air?"
Back to the future, when I am asked "what is The Cloud?", I dive for cover blurting “p...