A software update for Dish Network's Hopper 3 DVR adds YouTube as a channel, enabling users to access the free and premium videos from their set top box without having to switch inputs. [...]
By Larry Magid In the words of Bernard Baruch, “Every man has a right to his own opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.” He said that in 1950, but if he were alive today, he’d probably be saying it with even more urgency. I see and hear false facts almost every day, from cable news pundits, politicians, so-called “news” sites and from some folks I follow on Twitter [...]
Some Americans, including some people in swing states like Georgia and Pennsylvania, will be voting on Direct Electronic Voting machines which, said Wired are "Scarily easy targets."
In a major weather emergency like Hurricane Matthew, it’s important to keep your cell phone handy and working. Be prepared for a possible power outage. [...]
Facebook Marketplace Over the next few days, Facebook will be rolling out Marketplace on its smartphone app. Think of it as Craigslist meets NextDoor all wrapped up inside your Facebook app. The feature, according to a blog post by Facebook’s Director of Product Management Mary Ku, shows items listed by people near you, but you can also find specific items by searching and [...]
At a Florida rally the day after the presidential debate, Donald Trump said that “almost every single poll had us winning the debate against crooked Hillary Clinton, big league.” But notwithstanding Trump’s charge about Clinton’s honesty, these online polls themselves were a bit “crooked,” or at the very least unscientific and unreliable. The scientific polls that came out a couple of days later all showed that most people felt Clinton won the debate [...]
The White House and the National Cyber Security Alliance have teamed up to promote a new STOP. THINK. CONNECT campaign called Lock Down Your Login. The goal, according to a statement is “to encourage a move beyond usernames and passwords to a widespread adoption of strong authentication for key online accounts.” Organizers point out that 72 percent) of Americans believe their [...]