Tech Predictions for 2018

A few big, long-expected trends emerged in 2017; namely, the ubiquity of machine learning in the ecommerce shopping experience and the increasingly widespread use of voice-controlled home automation devices. These highly personalized experiences leverage the power of big data, a trend that’s expected to continue in a wide variety of new applications, gadgets, software, and cloud-based technology in the upcoming year.

Read more for what to watch for.

Thursday, January 11, 2018/Comments (0)/
Categories: Home Internet

How to Control Web Cookies and Boost Online Privacy

Privacy experts have been talking about web cookies—and how managing them can help boost your online privacy—for a decade or so. But how much do you really know about web cookies and how they affect your online privacy? Are they more trouble than they’re worth? Do they offer anything valuable?

Don’t jump in and start deleting every cookie in your web browser history just yet. First, let’s dig a little deeper into what web cookies are, what they do, and what you need to know about them. 

What are web cookies and what do they do?

Monday, December 18, 2017/Comments (0)/
Categories: Home Internet

Top Weight Loss Apps for Your New Year’s Resolution

The start of a new year always brings a laundry-list of resolutions: “This year I’ll be more organized, stay on top of laundry, cook more meals, work out every day, etc.” But by the end of January, most of us lose interest in our new habits and go back to our last-year ways. If weight loss is one of your goals for 2018, you don’t have to go it alone – your smartphone can help! There are dozens of weight loss apps to help you track calories, log workouts, and stay motivated, and we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites. 

Find out what they are!

Monday, December 18, 2017/Comments (0)/

Where are 95% of the population shopping this year?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amazon is taking over the online shopping world! Sound like a broken record? This may not exactly be new news, but the scale of it might surprise you. Did you know that almost 50% of all online purchases start on Amazon? This may come as a shock, but what may be more baffling is the fact that only 34% of retailers sell goods through their own websites (source). In this day and age, one would imagine, it’s hard to start a business without a website, let alone make a profit without one. 

Where do American's shop?

Tuesday, October 24, 2017/Comments (0)/
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What's the difference between Wi-Fi and the Internet?

You likely use the terms Wi-Fi and Internet interchangeably to mean access to the Internet. But, let’s be clear: Wi-Fi and the Internet are two completely different things. Let’s break it down by putting it in the simplest terms possible.

Think of the Internet as that amorphous “cloud” where the cat videos live. Wi-Fi is how those videos get from the cloud to your device, be it a laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

Still not simple enough? Let’s take the tech out of the equation.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017/Comments (0)/
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