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Will your next phone be a PC?

Here’s something I thought I’d never say: Microsoft’s already cooler than Apple and getting cooler by the day. Surprisingly, it’s true. It was revealed a while back that Microsoft customers are more satisfied with their tablets than Apple…


FUN FRIDAY: Here’s the story…

Almost 50 years on, it’s still airing somewhere. The Brady Bunch was a Gen-X touchstone due to frequent reruns in the 1970s and spawned sequel series, TV movies, a variety show, an animated TV show, off-broadway recreations and…


OPINION: More evidence that Nielsen is clueless

Over the long weekend I happened upon this article on DigitalTrends. with quite a proclamation. It stopped me in my tracks, and in fact the entire article was built around the sort of wink-wink, man-bites-dog kind of journalism…




FUN FRIDAY: Family Circus Archives

I wish I could say this was an encylopedic archive of every Family Circus cartoon ever printed, but it’s just a smattering. At FamilyCircus.com, you’ll find about 50 of the best of those momentary chuckles we all…





Fall TV 2016/17: How did it fare?

Several months ago, I posted a rather bitter description of the new programs debuting on the broadcast networks. I cited the lack of imagination of the networks and their collective ability to actually provide much stuff…




DISH gets voice control thanks to Alexa

So, ok. I’m still not convinced voice control is going to take off. Most of the people I know who got an Echo dot for the holidays used it a few times to ask stupid questions,…