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
The Canadian based maker of the Blackberry Smartphone, RIM (Research In Motion) Changes its name to “Blackberry” and names Alicia Keys its’ Global Creative Director. http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/blackberry-reinvents-blackberry-10-blackberry-z10-q10-launch/story?id=18353250 http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2013/01/11/blackberry-10-is-actually-pretty-awesome/ http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-blackberry-alicia-keys-global-creative-director-20130130,0,1168308.story Related articles Alicia Keys Becomes Official Creative Director for BlackBerry (blogs.blackberry.com) BlackBerry 10 Global Launch Event Keynote Wrap-Up (blogs.blackberry.com) BlackBerry 10: RIM’s much-awaited phone launched in New York – Times of India (articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com) The Return of Blackberry … Continue reading Have you seen the new “Blackberry” (r)?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Seven_Habits_of_Highly_Effective_People#Interdependence This book changed my life and the way I approached after a focused study of the book. Related articles Steven R Covey (pjgracecommunity.wordpress.com) Legacy of Stephen Covey (mrkovalenko.wordpress.com) Stephen Covey Habit 1 (allaboutbusiness.net) 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R Covey (timelessbits.wordpress.com) Quotations from Dr. Stephen R. Covey (philgerbyshak.com) Stephen Covey Dies; All 7 Habits; 8th Habit (verneharnish.typepad.com) Book Review- Seven Habits … Continue reading The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen A. Covey
It ain’t sexy looking but it is the first web page ever. It was more than two decades ago that the first web page launched, and if you’re curious what the web looked like back in 1991, CERN has preserved that original site for your perusing pleasure. http://www.w3.org/History/19921103-hypertext/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html http://www.theverge.com/2012/8/5/3221547/world-first-web-site Related articles Berners-Lee: World Finally Realizes Web Belongs To No One (wired.com) Continue reading Visit the very first web page from more than 20 years ago