Archive For The “Technology” Category

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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Holidays today are not like holidays of the past

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Holidays today are not like holidays of the past

Holidays today are not like holidays of the past It was so much better in the “old days.” Movie theaters were more enjoyable and traveling on airlines and even cruises were simpler. We knew what we were getting upfront for the single cost we paid. Today, traveling is a gamble, and going to the movie…

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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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Programming drops as Netflix hikes fees

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Programming drops as Netflix hikes fees

Programming drops as Netflix hikes fees Netflix raised fees, again. But if they want to keep me as a loyal subscriber, they need to be loyal to me and produce some kickass programing. Dropping Kevin Spacey from “House of Cards” is a major blow, and the garbage they are offering the wake of another favorite,…

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Apple and Microsoft returned to the war mattresses

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Apple and Microsoft returned to the war mattresses

Apple and Microsoft returned to the war mattresses Recent updates by Apple and Microsoft Windows have resulted in slowdowns and bugs and crashes for users of other software that use their platforms, but some people think that both companies are using their automatic, updates to slow down older software and technologies to force users to…

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