Possible interruption in service due to Hurricane Nate

As most people in the South of the U.S. know, they have been dealing with a topical storm named Nate.  While not a major Hurricane, it is still causing havoc where ever it goes. The latest track takes the tropical depression takes Nate right over our main operation. Because of this, their maybe times when we may loose our Internet connection to this site. We will resume normal operations as soon as the storm passes. Thanks for your understanding during this time.

Beware of this Scam involving NEW Roku Users

(CordCutterNews): This week Roku is officially launching a new line of Roku players. This means thousands of new Roku owners will be setting up their new Roku and many will likely find themselves facing a popular scam targeting Roku owners. For some time now Cord Cutters News has been getting complaints that Roku owners are being charged to activate Roku devices that they just purchased. These complaints have recently been growing with buyers saying they have been charged $25 to $50 to set up their Rokus. This is a scam! Cord Cutters News has confirmed with Roku that setting up your Click Here to Read more

iOS 11: What ever you do, don’t trust turning off WiFi and Bluetooth via Command Center

Last week it was discovered that using the new Command Center in iOS 11 to turn off Bluetooth and WiFi doesn’t really give the desired result.  While it does disconnect from these services, it does not actually turn the features off, and could cause problems along the way. Here’s how to really shut them off: Bluetooth: Select Settings. Select the Bluetooth option. On the right side, slide the button (where it says Bluetooth) to OFF. That’s it. WiFi: Go into Settings. Select the WiFi option. On the right side, slide the button (where it says WiFi) to OFF. That’s it. After doing the above, both options should now Click Here to Read more

Apple vs. Google in the Smartphone A.I.

“Google has been regarded as the leading force for the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology thanks to its AlphaGo AI computer program,” Ashley Huang and Luke Lin report for Digitimes. “While Google still holds the advantage in the cloud-AI sector, Apple appears to have outraced Google in the development of on-device AI products with the launch of its iPhone X and iPhone 8 devices.” “The built-in dual-core neural engine chip incorporated within the A11 processors, which power the iPhone X and iPhone 8 devices, integrates functionality such as machine learning, inference model and related algorithm to perform as an Click Here to Read more

Our sincere apologies to our readers

Over the past few months, we have been testing a new way to get news and information so our readers would have new content each time they would check our web site. It seems that some of our readers that use our Alexa flash briefing app and other sources are beginning to complain about not having the original news and information that we once had, which made this web site stand out from the rest. After careful consideration and reflection, we have decided to discontinue the automatic feeds and go back to our original content like before.  However, we are Click Here to Read more

Roku Ultra 2017 vs Roku Premiere 2016 – User Speed Test

Recently we received several requests for a head to head user speed test of the 2017 Roku Ultra vs the 2016 Roku Premiere. So today we put them head to head so you can get an idea if it is worth upgrading from the 2016 Roku Premiere to the 2017 Roku Ultra. Here is our video review: [embedded content] Now it is important to remember that the 2017 Ultra has a few things the 2016 Premiere does not. For example, the new remote will allow you to turn on and off the TV as well as adjust the volume of your Click Here to Read more

Drug chains tumble on reports Amazon eyeing their pie

(Reuters) – Shares of drug retailers Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O), CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) and Rite Aid Corp (RAD.N) tumbled on Friday after reports that Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) was looking to make a move into selling drugs online. Amazon is reported to be in discussions with mid-market pharmacy benefit managers and has been hiring talent to assess the drug retailing market for its entry, brokerage firm Leerink analyst Ana Gupte wrote in a note to clients. “We are convinced that AMZN will almost certainly enter the drug distribution value chain within 2 years, evolving into a more disruptive offering Click Here to Read more

Media Accreditation Opens for Launch of NOAA’s JPSS-1 Satellite

The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting satellites, which will help increase weather forecast accuracy from three to seven days out, is scheduled to launch on Friday, Nov. 10 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

Chinese state media report bloated battery in Apple’s iPhone 8

BEIJING (Reuters) – A fresh case of Apple Inc’s new iPhone popping open due to a swollen battery has been reported in state media in China, the world’s biggest smartphone market where the U.S. firm is seeking to revive faltering sales. The incident comes as Apple investigates similar cases reported in Taiwan and Japan of batteries in its latest iPhone 8 Plus becoming bloated, causing the device’s casing to open. On its website on Thursday, China’s state-backed ThePaper.cn cited an iPhone buyer surnamed Liu as saying his newly purchased iPhone 8 Plus arrived cracked open on Oct. 5. There was Click Here to Read more