Acting FCC chair Jessica Rosenworcel is asking you to help the FCC determine where broadband is "truly" available. "To close the gap between digital haves and have nots, we are working to build a comprehensive, user-friendly dataset on broadband availability," she said.
The Manchester Historical Museum is now offering a free mobile tour of Manchester-by-the Sea to use on your mobile device or computer. Learn about the history of the town from its colonial farms and fishing times to the furniture making era and on to the Gilded Age.
An interesting meme popped up in my digital world this week. In it, a young father made an elegant point of arguing that some older books, shows, and other media, indeed deserve disclaimers explaining how the content might offend. Not because people today are overly sensitive or want to obfu…
One of the many aspects of modern daily life that will likely change dramatically under President Biden is internet technology – and specifically many of the rules and regulations overseen by the Federal Communications Commission. Now that Biden’s new Acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel has tak…
Christy King, the Cricket's digital director, tackles a different vexing tech topic every week in her column, From The Digital Desk. This week, she takes up cloud-based storage options for all those videos, pictures, and files you've been stacking up in your life.
Believe it or not, 5G simply stands for the “Fifth Generation” of mobile wireless networks. As in, this is the fifth major evolution of the technology that started with the analog transmission of voices via radio wave spectrum (1G) in the 1970s.
If technology is so pervasive that Big Brother is watching us, and Facebook knows everything about us, why do so many of us still receive seemingly endless unwanted calls? For many of us who receive unwanted calls, the biggest culprit are robocalls.
Last week I might have scared more than a few of you with a short explanation on how our personal data is used and how, at this moment, our laws do not give us control over our data as it’s stored in private databases. However, all this integrated data doesn’t have to be entirely scary or bad news.
Many people around town are talking about Netflix’s “The Social Dilemma.” It has turned out to be an eye-opening account for many as to the problems and pitfalls of the businesses that make money from the data gathered in social media.