Fitbit to Lay Off More Than 100 Employees

Are we seeing the beginning of a permanent downward trend in the once-thriving wearable tech market? If Fitbit’s preliminary information about its fourth-quarter earnings is any indication, competing companies might understandably be nervously wondering if consumers’ fascination with fitness trackers is waning. Troubling Fourth-Quarter Financial Data According to a press release, Fitbit expects to confirm […]

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How Fake Apps Get You to Download Them

Be extra careful when downloading retail apps in the coming months. Hundreds of fake apps have recently infiltrated Apple’s App Store, some of which could be dangerous to users. Developers have criticized Apple in the past for being too restrictive in their app approval process. A flood of fake apps, however, masquerading as official retail […]

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Understanding The FCC’s New Online Privacy Rules

Many of us use the internet without a passing thought about the privacy of our personal data. Recently, though, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) moved forward with a previously proposed decision to require internet service providers (ISPs) to get users’ consent before accessing or sharing their sensitive information. Let’s take a look at what this […]

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How to Swap Facebook Events for Google Calendar

One of the strengths of Facebook is its ability to identify what other digital companies do well, and then either design its own similar features or flat-out buy the company. One of the company’s latest products falls into the former category. It’s called the Events From Facebook app, and it’s a new calendar-based app loaded […]

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Key Points From Last Week’s Google Event

Google is best known for its search capabilities. In fact, the company has changed our language. We no longer “search” for something online — we “Google” it. It’s also known for its suite of web-based services and apps, including YouTube, Gmail and Google Docs. As ubiquitous as Google already is in our lives, the company […]

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