Archive For The “Tech Reviews” Category

Have we become “consumer zombies”

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Have we become “consumer zombies”

Have we become “consumer zombies” Every year, we’re told that the technology that we purchased at a very expensive cost is no longer the best and has been replaced by something better, and usually more expensive. And we Americans just go along with the assertions and pay the costs only to find that pretty soon,…

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The secret war between Apple, Google and Microsoft

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The secret war between Apple, Google and Microsoft

The secret war between Apple, Google and Microsoft The three largest computer hardware and software makers are engaged in a secret war to force users to abandon their favorite software choices to use their own software on their systems. They are implementing a “user disruption experience” to make a users use of a rival’s software…

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Opinion: Apple is Big Brother

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Opinion: Apple is Big Brother

Opinion: Apple is Big Brother By Ray Hanania In 1984, Steve Jobs and Apple made a promise to free the minds of the mindless and change the way we would communicate … But in the 34 years since Jobs and Apple unveiled the Macintosh Computer during the Super Bowl in 1984, symbolically destroying Big Brother…

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Beware of pro-Israel Quora.com

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Beware of pro-Israel Quora.com

Beware of pro-Israel Quora.com The social media “question” site Quora.com recently pushed me to join so I did. I thought it might help with columns I write. You post a question and strangers answer. I posted a question this week that apparently Quora didn’t like. Why haven’t the Arabs done more to protest against President…

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Technology was supposed to help us, not rob us

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Technology was supposed to help us, not rob us

Technology was supposed to help us, not rob us We were told that computers were supposed to make our lives more efficient, and save us time and money. They have done none of that. Instead, they are ruining our lives, costing us a fortune and contributing to a society driven by anger and emotion. By…

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Apple slows older phones to force you to buy their new ones

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Apple slows older phones to force you to buy their new ones

Apple slows older phones to force you to buy their new ones Apple forced to acknowledge it intentionally is disrupting service on older iPhones, but they are telling us they are doing that only because they care about us. They said the old phones might shut down because of degradation in the lithium battery. It…

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