The Future of Console Gaming: Is the Controller Obsolete?

The next generation of gaming seems to have an increased focus on motion control, with both Microsoft and Sony offering the option to ditch the traditional controller in favor of using a motion sensing camera. Dubbed Kinect and Eye respectively, these are not entirely new concepts, but refinements on previously released hardware. These are a great way for new gamers to get into the mix, and are hits at parties and large gatherings, mostly because watching someone try to use motion Read the rest of this entry »

How You Should Expect to See Your Cell Phone Internet Plan Change

With the constant shift in technology, it is not surprising that people are constantly changing their wireless phone plans. As the current standard of cell phones are smartphones, which are essentially miniature computers, most wireless plans, whether they are acquired from a major carrier or a prepaid network, include data. This is necessary so that you can quickly and conveniently access the Internet from your phone, even when you are not in an area where Wi-Fi is accessible.

Keeping in mind that wireless mobile technology is always changing, you should expect Read the rest of this entry »

3G and 4G: Understanding beyond the Hype

These days, nearly everyone who has a cell phone plan with a wireless carrier owns a smartphone. At the same time, they likely also have a data plan either included with or added to their plan as it is required in order to get the most out of the device. The two latest radio technologies available through all wireless carriers today, whether they are regular contract or prepaid, include 3G and 4G.

It is necessary to understand exactly what 3G and 4G mean. 3 Read the rest of this entry »

Are E-Book Readers Destroying Traditional Book Stores?

It’s a sad thing to see, but e-book readers really are destroying the traditional bookstores. Lots of these places are suffering in the mist of all that is happening with technology. These stores are having a hard time trying to keep their business open. The e-book industry has put a damper on lots of traditional stores.

This is event with the popularity of the tablets like the iPad, Nook and the Kindle. A large part of what is being seen is similar to the music industry. The concept of electronic books has created many Read the rest of this entry »

The Future of NASA and Space Exploration

There has been a lot of speculation over the last 4 or 5 years about what NASA plans to do in the future. There are many people out there who suggest that they lack the funds to do any real work and are worried that perhaps the future of the space program has come to a halt. On the other hand, there are plenty of people who feel that NASA plans to issue much work involved in future Read the rest of this entry »

Is Music Pirating Still an Issue? Find out Here

There are a lot of people out there who have decided that they want to be able to access the files that they want without having to wait around for their official release. There are also large groups of people who have decided that they do not want to pay for these files and instead want to get them through the internet through questionable means. These digital pirates have been around for many years, although piracy did not become that much Read the rest of this entry »

Tracking and Smartphones: Your Rights and Options

It is inevitable that Smartphones will be tracked more and more as time goes on. These devices have so many wireless capabilities. Users can even track their own phones if they lose them. It should come as no surprise that other people can track smartphones.

Consumers still have a right to privacy, and every should know their rights. The laws are constantly being made for the different types of devices that have flooded the market. Congress is trying to protect the privacy of Read the rest of this entry »

Steve Jobs and His Impact

He changed the way we use internet service and how mobile technology is integrated into our daily lives. Now Steve Jobs is being remembered around the world for his contributions to the Apple brand and he was certainly a visionary in many respects. Here are a few things we bet you didn’t know about the king of Apple:

- Steve wore the same black turtleneck, blue jeans and sneakers combo every single day because he didn’t like fussing with clothes.
- Steve was notoriously Read the rest of this entry »

NFC Chips and What You Need to Know about On-Phone Purchases

You will be hearing many times more about Near Field Communication (NFC) this year, as a lot and a lot mobile phone companies add Near Field Communication chips to their cellular phones. It’s mainly a technique to use your cell phone at a tap-to-pay credit card device used by different sell stores. You might previously have tap-to-pay built keen on one or additional of your credit or debit cards, If you have its knowledge or not.

The near field communication (NFC) chip in the Read the rest of this entry »

Tablets: The Future of Mobile Computing?

High-tech computers and smart phones have become essentials in many people’s lives, giving them the capability to do everything from business to banking to online chatting. However, smart phones cannot compete with high tech computers and the same computers won’t fit in a briefcase. Tablet personal computers function as a happy medium between the two, giving the user the same interface as a computer with great portability.

Tablet personal computers were first created by Microsoft, who coined the name. Essentially, Read the rest of this entry »