2016 brought the wave of “Live Streaming”. Facebook, Instagram, Periscope, and YouTube brought new features that allow you to broadcast yourself online to the world, live. It sounds like an utopian dream, giving everyone a voice. In itself, that became the problem. Everyone has a voice. Anyone that has a smartphone, a Facebook, Instagram, or […]Read More What happened when the world went ‘Live’?
One of the most important fundamentals of programming is understanding the difference between a value type and a reference type. Most, if not all, programming languages have this fundamental differentiation of types. Basic types such as a String, an Int, and a Boolean are all value types in many different programming languages.Read More Value Type vs Reference Type: What’s the Difference in Swift?
“Be careful with who you surround yourself” also applies digitally to whom you follow or view on Twitter, Facebook, IG, or YouTube. 2018 is ending, and 2019 is just around the corner. This year, I did something very challenging and different. I challenged myself to a “30-Day Social Media Detox”. As I said, it was […]Read More How To Take Care of Your Digital Self
Google announced their updated collection of Made by Google smartphone and laptop last year. This year, they are going to announce their newest family line of Made By Google products. The highly leaked Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, the Pixelbook 2, and rumored Pixelbuds. All of which are still very niche. Last year, the Google […]Read More The reason people won’t switch from an iPhone
On Monday, September 17th, Apple released its newest update, iOS 12, for download. I know some folks with older model phones are hesitant to download the new updates because it has caused some performance issues in the past. Others just don’t feel like downloading them for whatever reason. But, most people wonder what’s different about […]Read More Apple’s update, “iOS 12”?
In this day and age, just about everyone has a personal electronic device, and its starting at younger and younger ages. Toddlers have iPads (I know, crazy, right?) and kids in elementary school have smartphones. I didn’t get my first phone until high school, and it sure wasn’t a $600 smartphone. The good thing about […]Read More How To Monitor and Control Screen Time
The iPhone XS and XS Max …called Max because its bigger than the iPhone 8 Plus The iPhone X is available in only silver or space grey, whereas the iPhone XS and XS Max will be adding gold into the mix.Read More The 2018 Apple Lineup
Usually on the iPhone, to send and receive money, people use Venmo, Square Ca$h, or Google Wallet. That requires downloading another app for your phone and hoping your fellow iPhone friends and family does the same. Apple’s changing that with Apple Pay and Apple Pay Cash built into iMessage on iPhone.Read More Setup Apple Pay and use Apple Pay Cash in iMessage
One of the most aggravating things about apps and the web is having to maintain all of your passwords. Here’s how to maintain all of your passwords.Read More Here’s how to securely maintain all of your passwords
Tablets are no longer devices just for games and entertainment. After you set up your iPad, you’ll want to download some apps to get the full iPad experience. Here are my top 3 apps for iPad.Read More My Top 3 Apps for iPad