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Don’t ya just love caller ID?

Ah… I remember the days fondly. The phone would ring and we’d pick it up. You never knew who was on the other end. It could be the neighbor next door. It could be a…


EDITORIAL: The Olympics you deserve

It just doesn’t seem like such a big thing. Back in 2012, we gave low marks to NBC’s Olympics coverage. 2012 was the first Olympics to take place since most people started streaming video. Before then, average internet…




The web is where new music happens

Up until just last year, new songs were introduced almost exclusively via radio and sometimes TV. Last year was the first time that some major songs were introduced via the web and made their way…




BREAKING NEWS: Wilson Electronics buys zBoost

This is big. The top manufacturer of cellular boosters for the US market has agreed to buy its largest competitor. Wilson Electronics today notified us that it has recently acquired zBoost. What does this mean? Until…



Protect your connections from the weather with STUF

We know that there are all sorts of installs. Some have the luxury of having everything in an air-conditioned and moisture-controlled room. Others have to survive the harshest elements. A weather boot can help control corrosion…


Where do we go from here?

Marty Silbernik is the author of I’m Too Old To Do This, a tech blog for folks who remember when none of this stuff existed. This article appears with permission. I was reading something the other day…


Someone INVENTED it: Laser

This one almost didn’t make the list. To folks over 50, the laser is still a really impressive thing. Folks over 35 still remember when reading sound or picture using a laser was cool. But look,…