Whenever “the phone company” comes out to put in new phones they rip out the existing wire called “a landline” and replace it with VOIP. Which is Voice Over the Internet Protocol. That means that the internet must be up and running to use this protocol. So if the power goes out you don’t have a phone line. Whereas the old “landline” will work even … Continue reading How Many People Still Use a Landline Phone in 2017? New Research Finds
http://time.com/4279454/father-asks-apple-to-unlock-his-dead-sons-phone/ A grieving father is begging Apple to allow him access to the photos stored on his dead son’s iPhone. Leonardo Fabbretti’s adopted son Dama died at age 13 of bone cancer in September, the Guardian reports. Now Fabbretti has written a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook pleading to unlock Dama’s phone so he can… http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/features/7043072/Dont-deny-me-the-memories-of-my-son-Grieving-dad-begs-Apple-to-unlock-his-dead-sons-iPhone.html via Father Asks Apple to Unlock His Dead Son’s Phone … Continue reading Father Asks Apple to Unlock His Dead Son’s Phone — Tech – TIME
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-wants-apple-to-help-unlock-iphone-used-by-san-bernardino-shooter/2016/02/16/69b903ee-d4d9-11e5-9823-02b905009f99_story.html Apple has now responded to a Department of Justice filing that we reported earlier today was attempting to force the company to comply with an FBI request for access to a locked iPhone belonging to a suspect in the San Bernardino attacks. In one statement to Reuters, an Apple spokesperson said the DOJ is “disregarding […] http://9to5mac.com/2016/02/19/apple-doj-response-fbi-backdoor/ Check this out ::The Verge weighs in Continue reading Apple implies FBI screwup: iPhone Apple ID password changed in govt possession, backdoor unnecessary
Internet neutrality – does the president have the will and backing to fight the Cable companies, Comcast, ATT etc. What is Net Neutrality http://www.nytimes.com/video/technology/100000002881329/how-net-neutrality-works.html?smid=pl-share President Obama’s Statement on Keeping the Internet Open and Free: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKcjQPVwfDk&feature=youtube_gdata But the FCC head is a former Cable and ATT lobbyist. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/13/technology/pressure-mounts-on-fcc-head-over-open-internet-rules.html STAY TUNED FOR MORE ON #netneutrality Continue reading What is Net Neutrality and Why is it Important? It is. It really is!
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/obama-signs-bill-unlocking-cellphones/ Related Articles: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/white-house-consumers-should-be-able-to-unlock-phones http://9to5mac.com/2014/08/01/president-obama-signs-bill-into-law-restoring-legal-cell-phone-unlocking/ Cell phone unlocking bill moves forward in Senate FCC, wireless carriers reach cell phone unlocking deal Will a cell phone unlocking law really matter? Continue reading President Obama signs bill “unlocking” cell phones
http://variety.com/2013/digital/news/netflix-surpasses-hbo-in-u-s-subscribers-1200406437/ What Netflix‘s Epic Quarter Means for the Future of TV The television business isn’t endangered. It’s growing. And the result is great news for anybody who loves TV. http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/04/what-netflixs-epic-quarter-means-for-the-future-of-tv/275215/ Netflix stock surges 25% on solid subscriber growth Netflix stock surges 25% on solid subscriber growth No more watching TV the old way. We want to watch what we want, where we want, when we … Continue reading Netflix Surpasses HBO in U.S. Subscribers