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.