Weekly Tech Views – April 9, 2016

Real tech stories. Really shaky analysis. If this edition of the Weekly Tech Views makes even less sense than usual, blame today’s visit to the dentist. It was just a cleaning, but their unexpected change of rinse from Cool Mint Listerine to Original Mint Scope really threw me. For the week of April 4 –Continue reading “Weekly Tech Views – April 9, 2016”

DTNS 2731 – Kill this Bill

Is Brave’s plan to replace ads in the browser and share revenue with publishers AND surfers Brave? or crazy? Shannon Morse and Tom Merritt discuss while +Len Peralta illustrates! MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow us on Soundcloud. A special thanks to allContinue reading “DTNS 2731 – Kill this Bill”

DTNS 2730 – Yahoo! – Japan not included

Facebook isn’t Facebook anymore. It’s Oculus and WhatsApp and more. It looks like a 1980s conglomerate. Google split up into slices and now Verizon is possibly adding Yahoo to its collection. Justin Young and Tom Merritt discuss if decentralization is the new pivot for the big dogs. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here MultipleContinue reading “DTNS 2730 – Yahoo! – Japan not included”

DTNS 2729 – Vivaldi makes your browsing sing

Facebook’s adding lots of Periscope-like features to its live streaming function. Why is live casual video getting so much attention? Scott Johnson and Tom Merritt discuss. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow us on Soundcloud. A special thanks to all our supporters–without you,Continue reading “DTNS 2729 – Vivaldi makes your browsing sing”

DTNS 2728 – Twitter Scored a Touchdown

Twitter is ready for some football. Live. On Streaming video. On Twitter. Most Thursdays this fall. Why? Tom Merritt and Patrick Beja discuss. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow us on Soundcloud. A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of thisContinue reading “DTNS 2728 – Twitter Scored a Touchdown”

DTNS 2727 – Nobody’s touching contactless payments

Depending on the source contactless payments like Apple Pay are skyrocketing or unused. Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt talk about what they’ve seen, including veronica’s attempt to replace her wallet with her phone for a day. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow usContinue reading “DTNS 2727 – Nobody’s touching contactless payments”

Weekly Tech Views – April 2, 2016

Real tech stories. Really shaky analysis. We’ve made it to April, and the top tech question here in northern Ohio, is, of course, “Where can I get a VR headset? Any VR headset? Just please let me forget it’s still snowing.” For the week of March 28 – April 1, 2016 ┬áThe Upgrade Bug–Catch It!Continue reading “Weekly Tech Views – April 2, 2016”

DTNS 2726 – Privacy isn’t over until the Fat Canary dies

A statement that Reddit had never received a national security letter disappeared from their latest transparency report. Is the canary dead? Darren Kitchen and Tom Merritt discuss while Len Peralta illustrates. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow us on Soundcloud. A special thanksContinue reading “DTNS 2726 – Privacy isn’t over until the Fat Canary dies”