Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Last USB Port Is Coming

The newest USB port is called USB-C, and it should be the last time you’ll ever have to change the way you plug in electronics. Advantages of USB-C include: It’s symmetrical, meaning you won’t have to fumble to get the plug the right way up It works for power and data transfer, meaning you can use the […]

A $22,000 Tablet

Microsoft’s Surface Hub costs $21,999 and delivers 84″ of touchscreen. The idea? Use the Hub as an all-in-one video conferencing, white boarding, and presentation device for business meetings. Video conferencing: You can connect up to 250 people for large conference calls or video presentations. The Hub features two eye-height cameras, so the people calling in have […]

Marriot, Renaissance, Sheraton, and More Hotels Hit by Malware

Marriott, Renaissance, Sheraton, Westin, Le Meridian, and other properties operated by HEI Hotels have been hit by a malware attack that left credit card terminals at its locations vulnerable. Hotels all over the United States have been impacted, including locations in southern California. If you’ve used your credit card at any of these hotels for business or personal travel, […]

Getting Rid of WhatsApp Messages for Good

WhatsApp made news earlier this year when the company rolled out end-to-end encryption, a system that ensures that all messages on its platform are protected from viewing by third parties. We covered the system in detail in a previous post, and the system further ensured user privacy and security while using the app. However, recent […]