Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2013’

What Your Kids Can Teach You About Tech

“The millennial generation has consumer technology figured out. They keep costs to a bare minimum while their parents pay hundreds of dollars a month for cellphone, cable or satellite TV, Internet services and other technology.” So states  Karen Blumenthal in an article in the Wall Street Journal.

In her article, she suggests you consider whether you need a landline and why many people are just relying on their cell phone at home.  For those of you that have a smartphone, make sure your data plan matches your usage.

Savings can also be realized by making sure you are using wireless technology, whether at home or on the road to access the Internet.

And finally, do you really need a TV?

To read her article click below:

What Your Kids Can Teach You About Tech –

Should You Be Upgrading To The Latest iPhone?

A great deal has been written about the new iPhones (5S and 5C).  Should you consider upgrading or sticking with your current phone.  If you have the iPhone 4 or 4S, the new phones offer a significant upgrade. If you have the iPhone 5, you might not be interested unless you are interested in some of the new features described in the articles below.

Here’s what Shelly Palmer has to say about the new phones.

iPhone 5s, 5c Release Reveals Apples True Direction.

For another analysis, click below to read what Walt Mossberg from the Wall Street Journal reports.

Walt Mossberg on the iPhone 5S

David Pogue in the New York Times outlines 3 lessons to be learned from the introduction of the new iPhones.

David Pogue in the NY Times






Tablets Are Expected to Outsell PCs in 4th Qtr 2013

Have you bought your first tablet yet?  Hard to believe that the forecast is that more tablets will be sold during the holiday season than desktop and laptop computers.

Whether you are a Windows or Apple person, change is in the air.

To read the full article in the Digits Section of the Wall Street Journal, click below.

In First, Tablets Are Expected to Outsell PCs – Digits – WSJ.