How a vpn helps in accessing geo-restricted content securely?

How a VPN Helps in Accessing Geo-Restricted Content Securely?

The internet reaches all corners of the globe but all the content on it is not accessible to everyone equally. Businesses, websites and other platforms resort to geographic restrictions, geo-restrictions for short, to limit the content that they offer for various reasons. This can cause inconveniences on a variety of levels to people from different…

In a world driven by online connections, 30 percent of americans don’t have broadband

In a World Driven By Online Connections, 30 percent of Americans Don’t Have Broadband

As reported by the United States Census Bureau, almost 89 percent of American households had a computer in 2016.  Fast forward to present day, and the statistics for computer and internet use in the United States 2020 has in store paint a different story.  But certain advocates are trying to turn the tide for the…

How to keep all of your gadgets safe from hackers and malware

How to Keep All of Your Gadgets Safe From Hackers and Malware

These days, almost every household owns multiple smart devices. Your household probably uses multiple smart phones, tablets and laptop or desktop computers. Your TVs are probably smart, and you might also own smart speakers and home assistants, smart security cameras, smart robot vacuums, smart lights and more.  The average American’s personal data may be worth…

Augmented reality: i have seen the ‘ghost’ of christmas future, and boy is it cool

Augmented Reality: I Have Seen the ‘Ghost’ of Christmas Future, and Boy Is It Cool

After my article on Samsung’s Relumino Glasses, I had the opportunity to meet with Jean Helfenstein, co-founder of Black Rainbow. Jean is one of the nicest guys I’ve had a chance to speak with and after checking out their upcoming release of Ghost, which is a complete augmented reality solution, I think he may also be…

Are you afraid of the dark? Putting the spotlight on the dark web

Are You Afraid of the Dark? Putting the Spotlight on the Dark Web

For many of us, when we hear the term ‘Dark Web’ we immediately call to mind stories of internet hackers selling credit card information, nefarious drug-dealing websites, and/or the occasional video-feed showing a murder or suicide. The anonymous and encrypted nature of the Dark Web allows websites to be hidden from traditional search engines and…

Airtv combines streaming and local channels so you can ditch cable

AirTV Combines Streaming and Local Channels So You Can Ditch Cable

Dish Network has unveiled their new cord-cutting device, the AirTV player. It’s an Android TV box on which you can watch local channels, Sling TV (also by Dish), and Netflix all from one device. The set-top box is touted as a single platform for on demand streaming entertainment and internet TV much like Amazon Fire…

New instagram feature raises mental health awareness

New Instagram Feature Raises Mental Health Awareness

With over 500 million active users monthly, Instagram continues to be one of the largest photo sharing platforms worldwide. Given their strong social media presence, the influential app has developed a new feature designed to help users struggling with mental health–because, let’s face it, not everything can be smoothed out with a Valencia filter. According…

Google and facebook bring gender equality to emojis

Google and Facebook Bring Gender Equality to Emojis

Google has teamed up with Unicode, a standard nonprofit computing industry that supervises the creation of encoding, text, and new emojis, with the powerful purpose to reduce gender inequality. “Google wants to increase the representation of women in emoji” says Unicode, “and would like to propose that Unicode implementers do the same. Our proposal is to…