Patent suggests Microsoft’s CloudBook may focus on roaming profiles – MSPoweruser

April 16, 2017

You are going to hear more and more about Microsoft’s Cloudbook as a competitor to Google’s Chromebook (especially for targeted use in schools)…

Source: MSPowerUser


Android Now Most Popular Operating System (in terms of internet usage)

April 3, 2017

I may need to change my site name from What’s On My PC to What’s On My Android Device…

Google’s Android has overtaken Microsoft Windows for the first time as the world’s most popular operating system (OS) in terms of total internet usage across desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile combined…

Source: StatCounter GlobalStats


It’s Hard To See This As Anything But A Major Loss For Consumers – The Verge

March 28, 2017

Over the years I have encouraged people in the world of computer information technology to ALWAYS protect your data and your privacy. Today I have been reading numerous articles from numerous tech sites who are not happy with the decision where Congress cleared the way for internet providers to sell your web browsing history. It has now cleared the Senate AND the House and is heading to the President’s desk for his signature. I encourage you to visit the source link below to learn more about this.

It’s hard to see this as anything but a major loss for consumers…

Source: Congress just cleared the way for internet providers to sell your web browsing history – The Verge


Satellite Internet Finally Offers True Broadband Speeds | CNET

March 7, 2017

My family lives in a remote location and I am very familiar with the satellite broadband packages; that, in my opinion, take advantage of people. Hughes Network Systems may be changing all of that by offering faster speeds and hopefully better pricing.

Hughes Network Systems says it’s launching the first US satellite service to deliver FCC-defined broadband speeds of 25Mbps downloads and 3Mbps uploads.

Source: Satellite internet finally offers true broadband speeds – CNET


Android Authority | Cricket Wireless drops the price of its unlimited plan to $60 a month

March 1, 2017

I am a Cricket wireless subscriber, and I love their service (and pricing plans). Android Authority has reported that Cricket dropped the price of its unlimited plan to $60 a month.

Source: Cricket Wireless drops the price of its unlimited plan to $60 a month


YouTube Rolling Out A $35 Monthly Streaming Service

February 28, 2017

YouTube is rolling out a $35 monthly streaming service that includes live TV and ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, ESPN and Bravo… For more in-depth information, click on the source link below.

Source: YouTube TV promises 40 major broadcast, cable channels for $35 a month – MarketWatch


Walmart Reduces Free 2-Day Shipping Requirements | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

January 31, 2017

Thought my readers would be interested in this…  Appears Walmart is going all out in competing with Amazon and the like. FREE 2-Day Shipping when you spend $35 or more.  NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED!

Source: Walmart Reduces Free 2-Day Shipping Requirements | News & Opinion | PCMag.com