The Stream Is Flowing

The Stream Is Flowing

When we think of our sources for news and entertainment, we often look towards the traditional media outlets, the online news sites and the long established radio and television broadcasters that have dominated the airwaves for years. However, with the rise of streaming and the lack of diversity in news coverage, as well as limited playlists on radio by the traditional outlets, podcasts and streamed programming seems to be where the fresh perspectives are now coming from.

Traveling Internationally and Need Data? Here are a Few Solutions

Traveling Internationally and Need Data? Here are a Few Solutions

Getting data on the go is getting easier. And if you have an iPad with the Apple SIM, you’re going to find that using the built in carrier selection feature is getting better.

Gigsky, a Bay Area pioneer in roaming solutions, was the first data MVNO to offer data on the iPad using the Apple SIM. But recently, long time roaming specialist Truphone has been offering a similar package out of Spain.

Life Without Broadband…Sort Of

Life Without Broadband…Sort Of

Over the past week, I ended up in an experiment. Living without high-speed broadband.  Believe me, it was far from intentional. As a matter of fact, it felt a bit like going out on a sunny day only to end up being caught in a thunderstorm of sorts.

What started out as a Friday and Saturday where I would be at an event, which meant not needing snappy access to the Internet followed by an all-day travel day on Sunday, rapidly turned into relying solely on one mobile device to actually stay connected.

Apple Is Starting to Get Your Business

Apple Is Starting to Get Your Business

Last week at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference, most of the attention was on hardware and improvements to the operating systems of iOS and the MacOS. But overlooked by many was a brief announcement about “Business Chat for iMessage.”

With Business Chat’s upcoming release Apple will be turning the iMessage platform into a full-featured business communications tool that immediately puts it in play against WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, HipChat, and Slack.