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AIM will be discontinued on December 15, 2017 - AOL Help

For 20 years, AOL Instant Messenger has been a challenger in the chat client software arena.  The service has had it’s share of good times and bad times, however, it has stuck around for quite a while showing that there were many people who still enjoyed to chat using an interface that was simple and […]

Fitbit App Gallery Now Available

For all those who have been anxiously awaiting…the Fitbit App Gallery is now LIVE! To access the gallery, you must update your tracker to the latest version of the Fitbit OS using your mobile device.  I updated with my iPhone this morning over WiFi and I now have access to new watch faces and apps.  […]

GoFundMe drops 5 percent personal crowdfunding fee - The Verge

Source: GoFundMe drops 5 percent personal crowdfunding fee and adds optional donations – The Verge This was welcomed news yesterday afternoon.  Our family is currently in the adoption process and we have looked at various avenues of fund-raising for the adoption and expected medical costs.  I was glad to see that GoFundMe has shifted its […]

FCC Set To Dismantle Net Neutrality Rules

Net Neutrality regulations were put in place to ensure that our service providers are nothing more than carriers of our data services. Over the years in which these regulations have existed, which began sometime in the early 2000s, providers have repeatedly disregarded them or used excuses to cover up their actions. It is clear that […]

Monero - Up, Up, and Away!

You have to keep an eye on these altcoins.  It appears that the rising tide is lifting some other ships than just the tall-sailed Bitcoin.  While everyone is watching Bitcoin, Monero’s price has jumped to $166.00 USD.  The last month, Monero slumped back down below $100 USD and over the last week, it started a […]

FitBit App Gallery to Arrive Soon

I received an exciting email this morning related to my FitBit Ionic.  I have been anxiously awaiting the release of the app gallery, FitBit’s answer to the app and game library required by smart devices.  The email, sent out to developers, states that developers now have access to upload their creations to the gallery.  The […]

Bitcoin: From Whence Does It's Value Come

I was having a discussion with some friends last night about Bitcoin and it’s skyrocketing value. Each of us were basically saying the same thing in a number of different ways.  We were pondering the question of where Bitcoin gets it’s value.  Why is this digital asset worth so much, especially this week amid a […]

Kevin Rose Launches New Website

I first learned of Kevin Rose (@kevinrose) from watching The Screen Savers on TechTV in the US.  Kevin is still a young man, but I remember seeing this really young kid along with so many other talented geeks telling us about technology news and showing us cool ways of hacking things and how to build great […]

It's official: T-Mobile-Sprint merger talks are over

Source: It’s official: T-Mobile-Sprint merger talks are over The T-Mobile/Sprint merger talks have ended.  It appears these two cellular giants just cannot come to terms and reach an agreement on who would have majority control of the combined company.  It appears to have been a mutual agreement to walk away and remain separate entities, but […]