In Cuppertino, Apple takes a bite of you

  As if it were a totally brand new concept, Apple recently rolled out ApplePay, an NFC-based payment system. You can use your iPhone to pay for things in retail store, putting all your payment systems [...]

Siri will help you hide a body, Cortana says WTF, Chief?

In a story that is worthy of @FloridaMan, there’s this guy on trial in Gainesville, FL (yeah, where Danny Rolling got caught – Go Gators!) accused of killing another young man. What kind of proof does [...]

Women in Technology – Warning: Snark, sarcasm, and scorn ahead!

At the beginning of July, Business Insider posted their “22 Of the Most Powerful Women Engineers in The World.” These women include 1 President, 1 CEO, 1 CTO, 4 VPs from companies like LinkedIn, Facebook, Oracle, [...]

SCOTUS has a tech day–Riley vs. California

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) handed down a couple of tech-related decisions today. Second up: Riley vs. California. This one doesn’t seem obvious from the title, but what it boils down to is [...]

SCOTUS has a tech day–ABC vs. Aereo

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) handed down a couple of tech-related decisions today. First up: ABC vs. Aereo. Aereo is a (self-styled) cord-cutting alternative. Aereo places small receiver antennas in the markets that [...]

Who is driving social media in the US, part 2 The Editorial

Recently we received an email from FinancesOnline.com inviting us to share their article “Most Popular Social Media Sites Review: Why Women Are The Real Power Behind The Huge Success of Pinterest and Tumblr” with our readers. [...]

Who is driving social media in the US part 1 The Data

Recently we received an email from FinancesOnline.com inviting us to share their article “Most Popular Social Media Sites Review: Why Women Are The Real Power Behind The Huge Success of Pinterest and Tumblr” with our readers. [...]

USAA arises from the dead!

Because my parents were both Reserve officers, I’ve had USAA auto insurance all my life. They have been good and fair to me, regardless of the at-fault driver. When I had my WP7 Surround, I was [...]

Microsoft and Univ. of Rochester test a “just-in-time” support system

What am I talking about? An EKG-enabled BRASSIERE that tells a smartphone app when you’re under stress ladies, and that will let you know this so you don’t stress-eat. And the study abstract calls it a [...]

WP8 customers on AT&T, get your Amber on!

If you have a Lumia anything-but-1020 and you’re on AT&T in the US, Amber was  pushed out yesterday! Check your Settings –> About –> More Info. Your OS Version should be 8.0.10328.78. If it’s lower, go [...]