Cool apps, websites for Thanksgiving holiday
Although it seems that supermarkets seem to have forgotten Thanksgiving and skipped straight to Christmas, I haven't. Neither have several developers that came up with some simple yet helpful websites and smartphone apps that will come in handy on Turkey Day.
Craziest things to happen on social media
Anyone who’s used social media for any length of time can tell you that their connections can post things that are nonsensical and sometimes just outright annoying. But they couldn’t top some other, sometimes tragic, posts.
Tips to stay safe online
Using the Internet without knowing the proper ways to protect your self is like a kid playing with his dad’s gun. It can hurt not only you, but potentially the people around you.
Parents can't fall behind on technology trends
Unfortunately, Christmas gifts aren’t the only reason parents need to keep up with the latest in technology.
An Xbox One – the latest in the line of the Microsoft consoles – is one star in a universe. Technology and therefore technology behaviors change roughly every six months.
Online relationships are becoming more common
Brad Paisley’s song “Online” basically sums up every stereotype that’s typically portrayed of people who date online. For those who have never tried this way to meet new people, it’s easy to assume that the only people that do it are either ugly or desperate.
DigiTalk: Don’t feed the Internet trolls
There are the trolls from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. There are the trolls from the children’s story “Three Billy Goats Gruff.” And then there are the trolls in the comment section.
Digitalk: When upgrading goes too far
Every time a new phone, tablet or television set comes out, there always seems to be a mad dash for the cash register so for the latest gizmo.
There’s no problem with having the latest edition of any technology because that’s what the newest programs will be most compatible with. It’s just too expensive and not worth it many of the times.
DigiTalk - An argument for getting social media accounts
I’ve been met with much criticism since beginning a campaign to get more people on Twitter and Facebook, specifically my fellow journalists and members of my family.
Fake social media accounts provide place for unheard voices
The fake accounts have risen in the past few years both to provide much needed discussion from average persons, provide humor, as well as, negative goals like bullying and misinformation.
Hacking can and is used for public good
Anonymous has been the most famous example of a hacker group that has caused mayhem for governments and some private entities in recent years in the name of public good. Some praise them for their work while others say they are causing harm to a functioning society.
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