Why Ikea’s LED Light Bulbs Are Better

For the past century or so, we’ve grown accustomed to using incandescent bulbs in our house or even in at workplace. Only in the past few years have we found some new choices in this category, with the ability to purchase compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). Those were a little more expensive, but they lasted [...]

Microsoft Shuts Down Xbox Original Programming

It wasn’t too long ago (less than three months, actually), that Microsoft was touting the slate of original programming set to be produced for the Xbox platform. But late last week, the company did a 180-degree turn, and they decided to shut down Xbox Entertainment Studios altogether. While it’s certainly a shock to Xbox fans [...]

World Cup Breaks Streaming Sports Records

Sports fans have been celebrating new technology for over a century. It seems as if they?re one of the first groups to really capitalize and figure out ways to benefit from each new advancement. Many times, this is one of the best spots for investors to go to understand how new technology can be implemented [...]

Cablevision-Optimum Ranks Highest in Netflix ISP Speed Index

Netflix announced that Cablevision-Optimum and Cox Communications were first and second respectively in the Netflix ISP Speed Index for June. The entertainment streaming company posts a monthly chart showing the average ISP speeds of the top providers in the country. The chart should help answer several different questions, including: Which companies offer the best prime [...]

YouTube Follows Netflix’s Lead, Blames ISP

Following the news that Netflix is notifying users when their ISP is too crowded to stream their entertainment at the highest quality, users continue to get informed, as YouTube follows Netflix with similar messages. YouTube is starting to send onscreen messages to users whose videos are buffering for an extended time, letting them know that [...]

Which Streaming TV Devices Are Right For You?

Just like there are tons of choices for televisions, and hundreds of Cable TV channels to choose from, there are a few options for streaming TV devices — and we want to help you find out which one’s best for your home. If you have already have a Smart TV or a game system, then [...]

How to Make Digital Copies of Vinyl Records

For the first six months of 2013 to the first six months of 2014, the sales of physical vinyl records has increased by over 40 percent, with up to 4 million records sold. Many people are enjoying the nostalgia and the ironic defiance of some new technologies, choosing instead to live a simpler life, even [...]

4 Must-Watch First Seasons on Netflix: Opening Credits

Commenters and critics will yell at me that there are a ton of other shows that have much better first seasons  to watch on Netflix than the ones I’ve indicated below. But my point for writing this article is to say that you should ONLY watch the first season of these shows, and then just [...]

Streaming Music, Vinyl Sales Hurts Digital Sales

Recently, the Nielsen company reported that digital music is starting to slowly lose ground to unlimited streaming music services, like Pandora and Spotify. According to the report, which compares the first six months of 2014 to the first six months of 2013, shows that sales of albums are down close to 15 percent compared to [...]

6 Fun Tech Gifts That Make You Feel Old School

Since the recession hit a few years ago, America became a place that really looked back to nostalgic times to make us feel better — while also buying brand new iPhones every other year and multiple iPads. It’s safe to say, we love the past but we love to live in the future even more. [...]