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What the Tech? Does Amazon Prime Music Ultra HD Sound Better?

If you’re an audiophile who listens to music by streaming it from Apple, Spotify, Pandora or Amazon, there’s good news: Amazon can now stream music in ultra high definition. Launched just last week the new service costs more per month than Prime Music does now, but the music is played at higher bitrates which, according to Amazon, sounds like you’re…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Scholly Search

With rising tuition costs and the real possibility of the student leaving school with a mountain of debt, college scholarships are imperative. There are thousands of scholarships available and one app can help you find them. It’s called Scholly and although it can pay thousands of dollars for school, many parents have never heard of it. Once you’re logged in,…

What the Tech? Should You Download Apple’s iOS 13 Now?

Apple’s new operating system, iOS 13 was released Thursday and if you’ve been dying to install it, wait. That’s because Apple has already announced an update for the update. Early Thursday we learned Apple had already fixed some bugs and included some features that would release September 30th. Then, the company decided to move that date up to September 24th….

What the Tech? Apple Arcade

It’s called “Apple Arcade” with a simple premise: rather than downloading games to your phone, you pay a flat fee, 5 dollars a month for unlimited games. Sort of a Netflix-for-gamers. These are games developed for Apple. Some first-person fighter games, some puzzles. This game is a story where you choose what the characters say to determine what happens next….

What the Tech? Zombie Apps

How many apps do you have on your smartphone? Probably more than you think. A survey by App Annie shows that the average smartphone user has in the neighborhood of 80 apps on their phone and they use less than half of them. Big deal, you think? What’s the harm? Maybe I’ll get back to that game one of these…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Just Watch

One of the greatest things about streaming content is having choices. But it’s almost impossible finding something to watch. Like many of you, I have Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. I also use a Roku which gives me more streaming options. When we sit down to find something to watch, I’m switching back and forth on the screen or in…

What the Tech? How to Pick the Right TV Antenna

Cord cutters looking to save money by connecting an antenna to their television are being targeted by scammers. Antenna  manufacturers from China are making impossible claims hoping to up-sell cord-cutters wanting to get free TV. Antennas are old-school technology. They’ve been around since the beginning of TV and they still pretty much work the same as they did in the…

What the Tech? New iPhones Coming

Are the new iPhones all that much better than the older iPhones? That’s the question we find ourselves every fall. Apple unveiled 3 new iPhones, a new iPad and a Watch Series 5 and we’ll have to decide whether it’s worth another upgrade. The most exciting thing about this year’s September event is not the new devices but the new…