Sunday Op-Ed: Amazon needs to do more to curb its cardboard use

Sunday Op-Ed: Amazon needs to do more to curb its cardboard use

Just about everyone loves Amazon, including me. It’s quickly becoming the world’s largest retailer as consumers have turned to it for its low prices, incredibly fast shipping and diverse offerings. Electronics, groceries, books, clothing, cleaning supplies and services are offered through Amazon. Recently Amazon even put in a bid for the premium grocery store chain Whole Foods for a whopping $13B. People love Amazon … Continue Reading >

Why you should enable Stream Saver to save data on your AT&T Wireless plan

Why you should enable Stream Saver to save data on your AT&T Wireless plan

A few months ago AT&T Wireless notified me that it had automatically enrolled me into its latest program called Stream Saver. I didn’t ask for it, nor did I want to be automatically enrolled. Quite frankly, I was miffed that AT&T enrolled me into this new plan because I pay for 30GB of monthly data and want to use it however I see fit. … Continue Reading >

What I love and hate about the Surface Book

What I love and hate about the Surface Book

The introduction of the Surface Book back in late 2015 was Microsoft’s first attempt into the laptop scene. The expectations were extremely high due to the overwhelming popularity of its counterpart, Surface Pro. The success of the Surface Book has led to the recent addition of the Surface Laptop, which does not support the dual functionality of a tablet and laptop. The Surface Book … Continue Reading >

Sunday Tech Editorial: Stop texting, emailing and using social media and use the phone instead

Sunday Tech Editorial: Stop texting, emailing and using social media and use the phone instead

We live in an amazing era of technology. Never has our world been so connected where we can instantly communicate with friends and family with simple clicks on our smartphones, tablets and computers. iMessage, Facebook, Gmail, Snapchat, Instagram and SMS are some of the most popular ways to communicate. You post updates at any time in the day or night to let others know … Continue Reading >

What’s All The Fuss About Snapchat’s New “Snap Map”?

What’s All The Fuss About Snapchat’s New “Snap Map”?

Snapchat’s newest feature, Snap Map, has created a lot of headlines, ranging from privacy and safety concerns to Twitter jokes. Want to know what all the fuss is about? DeTeched is here to give you the breakdown. WHAT IT IS AND HOW IT WORKS According to SnapChat, Snap Map, which debuted at the end of June, helps people get “inspired to go on an … Continue Reading >

Is the new Surface Laptop a bust?

Is the new Surface Laptop a bust?

On May 3rd, Microsoft unveiled the new Surface Laptop. The announcement was met with mixed feedback due to several decisions that Microsoft made regarding the Surface Laptop design and specs. Previous Surface devices have always fit the mold of being hybrid devices. The Surface Pro series and Surface Book easily transform from a laptop to a tablet. The new Surface Laptop moves away from that … Continue Reading >

No, the Bixby button on the Samsung Galaxy S8 does not need to be remapped

No, the Bixby button on the Samsung Galaxy S8 does not need to be remapped

Reviewers can be extremely critical of new products or software without giving them a fair shot. Case in point, Bixby on the Samsung Galaxy S8. Bixby is Samsung’s virtual assistant, similar to what Google has with the Google Assistant, Microsoft with Cortana, Apple with Siri, and Amazon with Alexa. Bixby was released with the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, and just about everyone is claiming … Continue Reading >

Useless Tech Episode 4: Sally, The Salad Robot

Useless Tech Episode 4: Sally, The Salad Robot

Sally the Salad Robot is a real thing. I kid you not. Technology has provided us with an “automated chef”. Is this too good to be true? All excitement aside, Sally the Salad Robot is the brainchild of Chowbotics, a startup developing robots for food service. Sally can make up to 1,000 salads using different combinations of 21 different ingredients. The process of making the … Continue Reading >