Category Archives: Mobile Technology

What is 5G and What Does it Mean for You?

Here is a a very cool introduction to 5G for your smartphones from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). FYI….my Masters degree (University of Kansas) is in “Microwave Communication Theory” soooooo, I love this stuff. For those students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), this is a VERY interesting field to go into. Here is CNET

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Our Land Line Telephone: End of an Era

On April 10, 2016 the unthinkable happened……we cancelled our land line telephone service.  209-836-2044 is now disconnected / out of service. Really quick history: Lori and I are both old time Bell Labs employees in Holmdel, NJ.  So land lines and telecommunications services are in our blood…. The passing of our beloved, battery operated via the central office, telephone made

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Test Your Web Site to See if Google Thinks it is Mobile Ready

I found this link recently and gave it a try to make sure my web sites are approved by Google to be “mobile ready”.  They are! You should do the same….. — TechyMike.com   — TracyReaderDad.com   — ForCarol.com   — Conclusion Change your web sites to mobile friendly because the world is going mobile and you do not want

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Google Project Fi: Google Wants to Be Your Next Wireless Service Provider

Google just announced that they will be jumping into the cellular wireless service provider space joining the likes of AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, et al. with Google Fi. Promising to use new technology to provide a robust, multi-network, multi-device, experience for voice, texting, and data from 120 countries, Google has the potential (in my mind) to change how we communicate.

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Blast From the Past: Cell Phones and Brain Cancer

This was published in early 2007 or 2006 (I moved to WordPress in Nov 2007).  Way back then, the cell phone was used mostly for talking and people were walking around with their cell phones plastered to their ear.   Times have changed:  Texting (and other Smartphone features) have made all the difference. Enjoy. — Cell Phone and Brain Cancer Theory

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Using Google Inbox

I am always willing to try something new.  Sometimes that has been a curse (like being 20 years ahead of the videoconferencing curve) but sometimes it has been a blessing in that I occasionally find a gem that I never expected to find before anyone else.   Google’s Inbox is a gem.  (Albeit one with limitations, but, hey, even beautiful

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