Parking Lots Have Become a Digital Lifeline

With cafes and libraries closed, Americans without internet access are sitting outside them to get free and fast connections. As the sun set on a recent evening in Rutherfordton, N.C., the author Beth Revis drove her green S.U.V. into the parking lot of a


New Apple patent suggests iPhones could warn against spam calls one day

Stopping spam, hopefully A new Apple patent could finally give iPhone owners some relief from spam calls by automatically recognizing a fake call and warning users accordingly, via AppleInsider. As the patent claims describe, Apple’s system would


How to prepare your iPhone for a trade-in program

Now is the best time to get credit for your iPhone How’s that iPhone in your pocket feeling? Old? Outdated? Just fine, but you want to trade it in anyway? September’s always the time people start thinking about trading your current iPhone in and upgra


Here’s how Google knows when an online ad makes you buy the product in real life

AUG—31—2018 02:33PM EST A report from Bloomberg found that Google is using credit card data to track real-life purchases, too. In May last year, Google quietly launched a tool called “store sales measurement” that could help it determine whether


Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti leak reveals a very powerful graphics card

Nvidia has been teasing its upcoming GeForce event for weeks now, and it looks like the company will unveil a new series of GeForce RTX 2080 graphics cards on Monday. While Nvidia typically launches Ti (Titanium) versions of its most powerful graphics car


New Panasonic device sucks up your shoe smells, if you have five hours

For the weirdos who don’t wear socks or the unfortunate people who just have smelly feet, Panasonic announced today that it will be launching a “shoe deodorizer.” It’s called the MS-DS100, and it uses some zany “nanoe” technology to suck the s


Tech.G Tuesdays | Super Media Computer

The first Tech.G Tuesdays highlight is Tech Genius‘s own “Super Media Computer”   For the busy creative media professional who needs power, speed and reliability along with all the creative freedom needed to begin and close projects fas


Google’s Tensor Processing Unit explained: this is what the future of computing looks like

Specialized silicon will lead the way forward When Google unveiled its Tensor Processing Unit (TPU) during this year’s Google I/O conference in Mountain View, California, it finally ticked for this editor in particular that machine learning is the f


The Apple-Google shift

In the last couple of years, two very distinct things have happened — or, to be more precise, been happening  — in the world of consumer tech, in my opinion. A shift has occurred: Apple, once the definition of innovation, has become stale, con


Common Myths About Computer Repair

If you love to tinker with computers, you may have debunked some myths about computer repair already. For instance, you may have learned that you probably won’t get a reputable computer repair job unless you obtain certification. That said, this list of