Tech News Archives

The weekly Tech News Digest covers some of the biggest headlines in tech news. If you want to stay updated, these posts will help.

Tech News Digest for May 19, 2017

This week was absolutely dominated by the WannaCry ransomware attack. If you are on Windows XP, PLEASE upgrade now! If you don’t have really good anti-virus software, PLEASE get the awesome ZoneAlarm Extreme Security Suite. And for those who aren’t backing...

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Tech News Digest for May 12, 2017

Getting the Tech News out last week was stressful with my computer not working. Now it is working well and I tried to find a little bit extra for this week’s edition. There is food, both chicken nuggets and tomatoes. You’ll find competing home automation...

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Tech News Digest for May 5, 2017

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! This week’s edition of Tech News has fewer headlines than normal. I installed the latest Windows Updates and now my primary computer won’t boot. So I’ve had to spend time getting it running again. Thankfully the data is all safe....

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Tech News Digest for April 28, 2017

Just when you count out Blackberry, they are back. Is it too little too late? And when we thought Net Neutrality was settled, it is back on the table again. Quarterly announcements have come, who is making money and who isn’t? Those are just a few of the stories...

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Tech News Digest for April 21, 2017

Just when I thought there were a lot of interesting tech headlines last week, I found even more piqued my interest this week. Rather than try to give an overview of everything covered in this week’s headlines, I invite you to look over the list below. Click on...

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Tech News Digest for April 14, 2017

I don’t think there was any more news this week than in a normal week, but more headlines caught my eye than in a normal week. Should you use a PC or a Mac? There are a couple of stories on that subject. Chicken nuggets and Whoppers are in there too. Privacy...

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Tech News Digest for April 7, 2017

Things have been crazy in Phoenix recently. Spring training baseball, college basketball’s Final Four and now it is Bike Week. In between fighting the local traffic, the tech news kept coming. New WiFi technologies may be coming, though what privacy you had left...

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Tech News Digest for March 31, 2017

The highlight of the week was definitely the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone and there are several stories about it below. You’ll also find information on the Windows Creators Update coming on April 11. There is also news on the latest hacks,...

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Tech News Digest for March 24, 2017

This week’s news was dominated by a new iPad with a suprisingly smaller price. Of course there was also news on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8. The $10 million dollar comma, disappearing Titanic, change to eliminate spam and more are also covered. Click on the...

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Tech News Digest for March 17, 2017

Another week and more hacks to report. Along with the hacks, I try to pass along info that will help you avoid being a victim. Space sex, underwater magic and killer robots also made headlines this week. Click on the headlines below to read the full articles. Twitter...

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Tech News Digest for March 10, 2017

New drones were everywhere this week; flying in the sky, swimming in the sea, driving trucks and rolling down the sidewalk with pizza. Social media news from Facebook and Twitter slows bad stuff and brings new features. Yes, hackers are watching our devices. But there...

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Tech News Digest for March 3, 2017

Mobile World Congress was held this past week and that’s means there are a lot of new items about phones and other mobile devices. There is also a huge update (free for all current users) for Windows 10 coming in the near future and Microsoft will offer more...

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Tech News Digest for February 24, 2017

Those of you who run a small (or even large) business know there are constant challenges. You might even have a failure along the line. So did Steve Jobs and I’ve included an article about this subject. There is another article with social media advice to help...

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Tech News Digest for February 17, 2017

Last week Verizon came out with unlimited data and this week Sprint and AT&T have responded. Twitter can make big money, if they follow a plan. Want to stop scam calls? A programmer has the problem solved. What’s coming with the next iPhone and Samsung...

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Tech News Digest for February 10, 2017

I was traveling this week so I don’t have as many articles as usual. Even though they are few in number, I think there are some really interesting ones. One explains the new trial versions from Affinity. I have purchased both Designer and Photo and find them to...

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Tech News Digest for February 3, 2017

Even the technology news was again filled with a lot of politics. I tried to sort through it to find news that wasn’t political and that wasn’t easy. You’ll also find a couple of great tutorials that should be especially interesting to designers. Do...

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Tech News Digest for January 27, 2017

For the millions upon millions of people using Windows on their computer, it is very important to know how it works. New versions are scary, new features are added non-stop and I’ve got info on both in this week’s headlines. You need tech support and your...

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Tech News Digest for January 20, 2017

Sure, the biggest news this week is in the world of politics. That doesn’t mean there wasn’t plenty of other news in the geeky tech world. I found tips to stop hacking, a way you may be able to be paid for buying milk, phone news, social media news and...

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Tech News Digest for January 13, 2017

Today is Friday the 13th so I’m not sure if it is good luck or bad luck to include these headlines. There are some more nasty hacks that have nothing to do with politics. Some Google products are getting new features. The iPhone is ten years old! Does that make...

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Tech News Digest for January 6, 2017

The Consumer Electronics Show is in full swing and some of the biggest headlines from the show are listed below. There were also a number of forward looking stories about tech in 2017 that I’ve included. There’s nothing that frustrates me more than people...

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Tech News Digest for December 30, 2016

It is very close to the end of 2016 as I write this. Of course that means that there are a number of articles about the best and worst aspects of 2016. I’ve included a few of them in the list below. There are also stories about murder, companies left for dead as...

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Tech News Digest for December 23, 2016

Christmas is upon us and the new year is near. This means that tech news has slowed down in the last week. It will go crazy again after the first of the year. I’ve still rounded up some news of interest on a variety of topics. Below are the headlines, click on...

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Tech News Digest for December 16, 2016

There was a lot of very interesting tech news this week. Some is exciting, some is funny and some can be a little scary. I don’t try to put the headlines in any specific order because each of us may have more interest in some news than others. Make sure to read...

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Tech News Digest for December 9, 2016

Multiple sources making ways to extend WiFi throughout your home or office. Smartwatches are dying and Pebble being sold to FitBit. A new Windows 10 iteration coming in Spring, learn what’s new and how MS-DOS is being removed. Is this the end for Apple? These...

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