June 8th, 2011 - According to a study by Northwestern University, minority kids spend 25% more time a day using electronics — everything from TV’s, mobile phones, computers, video games and other media — than their white peers.  The results are being given to experts in Washington D.C. who work in both...
Apple's upcoming iCloud service is looking to push users into the cloud -- or at least their iTunes music collection anyway -- and it will be doing it for free. Well, at no charge to consumers to start. But, later on, Apple is planning to charge iCloud users a fee of...
Lulz Security, or LulzSec, a hacker group responsible for nearly 20 cyber attacks since early May of this year, has plans to continue and escalate in scale, according to the group’s Twitter account, which they use to announce their activities. The targets of their attacks have varied widely, from the...
Orlando, FL With a large 5.7-inch display, the LG G Vista places itself into the phablet category. The G Vista comes with a lower price tag than other flagship phones of $49.99 with a two-year AT&T contract or $354.99 without a contract from AT&T. While other flagship devices are three...
Trypanosomiasis, or more commonly called sleeping sickness is possibly getting new drug treatment. Animal trials went well, with no serious adverse effects.  Traditional drugs, administered by IV, are hard on a person’s body and can themselves be lethal sometimes.  The new drug is a pill which a patient can...
The 45,000 Verizon Wireline workers that went on strike on August 6 have decided to return to work on Monday, without a new contract and no guarantee of any benefits. Feeling the pressure from half of all its Wireline workers out on strike, Verizon decided to extend the current contract...
Orlando, FL Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 4 today and it is bringing some excellent new features. The Note 4 will be available in pink, gold, black white and feature 4 different types of cases including the S view Cover, Flip Wallet, S View Wallet, and an LED cover. The...
According to new market research, smartwatches are expected to grow, with 45 million sold by 2017 exponentially. Leading the pack is Samsung’s Galaxy Gear watch with 54% of the so-called “smartwatch” market share. Sony made up 19%, and the Pebble was at 16% of total smartwatch market share in...
A new cell phone charger has been created by StoreDot, which can fully charge your cell phone battery in just 30 seconds.  The new technology uses nanotechnology and was unveiled at a Microsoft developer conference in Tel Aviv. The current charger is about the same as a laptop charger according to...
CurrentC, built by MCX (Merchant Customer Exchange), has joined the competition with mobile payments alongside Apple Pay and Google Wallet. Instead of using the NFC technology that Wallet and Pay use, CurrentC uses QR codes to verify payments. While Apple Pay and Google Wallet use credit and debit cards, CurrentC bypasses...