October 2020

Hi, Speed Event Apple was quick to follow up their annual September event with the Hi, Speed iPhone event this month. Four new iPhones were announced, plus a HomePod. We’re here to discuss the highlights of the event. The event kicked off announcing the HomePod Mini, a smaller version of the HomePod speaker. The speaker…

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September 2020

Office 2010 End Of Support While Office 2010 apps will continue to function, support for Office 2010 will be ending on October 13, 2020. If you have not begun to upgrade your Office 2010 environment yet, it is recommended you start soon. Like most Microsoft products Office 2010 has a support lifecycle during which bug…

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August 2020

Tech Together Foursquare and LinkNYC are coming together with one goal in mind: helping people in the time of COVID-19. The campaign between the pair is taking “data-driven marketing” to a whole new level. LinkNYC is using Foursquare’s location information to help New Yorkers avoid each other through digital out of home displays (DOOH). LinkNYC…

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July 2020

Slack Phishing An important part of staying protected against phishing attacks is staying aware, especially in order to spot new techniques being used. During a recent CyberWire Research Saturday podcast episode, Ashley Graves describes a phishing technique abusing webhooks in Slack. Graves, a Cloud Security Researcher at AT&T Alien Labs, says this fools users into…

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June 2020

Altice Mobile Through the end of June, Altice Mobile is offering a limited time offer for unlimited data, talk & text for only $20 per month per line. The ‘Unlimited Everything’ price plan is available for for Optimum and Suddenlink customers, while it normally starts at $30 per month per line. With 99% nationwide coverage,…

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May 2020

Apple iPhone SE Apple’s iPhone SE 2020 was built around one main goal: launching a new iPhone for less money than ever before. For just $399, it achieves that goal well. The design of the phone will be familiar if you’ve recently owned another iPhone version, with a 4.7 inch frame, complete with a fingerprint…

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April 2020

Introducing Microsoft 365 On April 21, 2020, Office 365 became Microsoft 365. Despite having a new name, your subscription will stay the same price while offering additional benefits. Everything you currently enjoy will still be available, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, as well as Outlook apps and 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage. Your subscription…

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March 2020

This App Saves Lives TASL, short for This App Saves Lives, aims to save lives while offering users the opportunity to earn rewards. The mission is focused on reducing distracted driving by rewarding individuals who choose not to use their phones while driving. The team behind the app is comprised of parents, students, teachers, technologists,…

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February 2020

Dashlane App Welcome to Password Paradise, also known as Dashlane. The password manager app is here to make the internet easier for you by radically simplifying your online life. Dashlane fills all your passwords, payments, and personal details wherever you need them, across the web, and on any device. Without roadblocks you can get right to…

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January 2020

Celebrity Hacked Even the Jeff Bezos’ of the world are not immune to being hacked. In 2018, Jeff Bezos received a WhatsApp message from an account belonging to Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. The message, a video of Saudi and Swedish flags with Arabic text, was not expected despite having previously communicated through the…

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