Should Your 10-Year-Old Have a Smartphone?

Ashley Bonner World of Tech

First, a caveat: we know this issue of giving youngsters smartphones is a very personal decision, something each family must decide on its own. We also know that we potentially could be opening the proverbial can of worms here (but we’ve read that controversy is good for blogs, so here we go….) There are pretty much two very opposing camps …

Tablet or Large Smartphone?

Ashley Bonner PC Tips, World of Tech

Remember the mid-2000s, when we thought the Blackberry was the be all! Such a big screen!! Now, it looks sooo tiny. Remember when the teeny screen of a Blackberry was all the rage? And then the teeny (well, it seems teeny today) iPhone first came out and we all gasped at the screen’s size (the phone was more screen than …

Google Fiber Austin

ttudyk World of Tech

Google Fiber Austin Google and the city of Austin are having a large press conference sometime on Tuesday to announce a new large project. The rumor is Austin will be the 3rd city to receive Google’s new Fiber Internet. Austin had originally attempted in 2010 to be one of the 1st city’s for the search engine’s but had lost out …

The Cell Phone is 40

ttudyk World of Tech

It was 40 years ago (April 3, 1973) when Martin Cooper made his first call from his new Motorola DynaTAC cell phone. I wonder if he knew he was doing something that would change the world. Cell phones have come a long way in the last four decades. They have gone from very bulky simple devices to some of the …