Rural Internet Access: Still Elusive for Many Americans Internet access in rural America has improved but remains pretty rudimentary as far as speed goes. This discourages a lot of rural Americans from investing in it at home. Those who are on a fixed income (especially elderly retired people) would rather get DirecTV and I can’t… Continue Reading Rural Internet Access Remains Elusive
I had barely noticed a rather large woman on her cellphone when I entered the salon. But about halfway through the treatment, I heard her loud and clear. Continue Reading High Noon at the Nail Saloon
My new-ish smartphone started prompting me a couple of weeks ago to install WiFi calling. Since we’re still getting acquainted, I’d lose the notice as soon as I tapped in my PIN and I’d get sidetracked by something else. But then the prompt remained visible and I went through the brief process of installing WiFi… Continue Reading WiFi Calling To The Faraway Towns
The Internet of Things (I0T) is here and it’s hungry. Right now, a lot of brainpower is being used to figure out battery and energy solutions so that Alexa never fails to respond and the FitBit doesn’t overlook the stairwell you climbed coming back from lunch. Consider, too, that IoT needs computer processing power as well… Continue Reading Powering the Internet of Things
If your Google (or other) analytics show that most of your website visits come through mobile devices (usually smartphones), you may be wondering if it’s time to consider a mobile-first strategy. Mobile-first design is gaining in popularity because mobile search has now surpassed desktop search. Younger consumers are far more likely to only use mobile… Continue Reading Is Your Website Right for Mobile-First Design?