We have a problem when companies that control access to the internet also have a vested interest in distributing content on the internet. We have a problem when service providers have unrestricted control to throttle or make access more expensive. We have a problem as major corporations find easier paths to mergers and acquisitions rather than compete.
There really isn’t a “both sides” to this issue. Far smarter individuals than I have spent months clearing the fog of misinformation surrounding this topic. I would highly recommend following Gigi Sohn as one example, she was legal counsel to Tom Wheeler when he was Chairman of the FCC. Her interviews are fantastic. I would also read the dissenting opinions of Mignon Clyburn, an FCC Commissioner opposed to ending Net Neutrality.
Can the LG V30 survive FULL TODDLER STRENGTH! My daughter pushes MIL-STD-810G to its limits! So this is why we should all probably keep cases on our phones these days. Expensive devices are super fragile…
Maybe not quite as popular as shows from the UK or USA, Canada has produced some classic television. Charming programs with fantastic casts and excellent writing. YouTube Channel Encore+ is working with several Canadian production and distribution companies to preserve some popular titles, making them freely available to all who want to watch. Personally, I’m excited to see an easy way to stream Slings & Arrows, since the wife and I are Shakespeare nerds, and this show is one of the truest (and funniest) representations of a life spent in theatre.
Other classics include Are You Afraid of the Dark, Due South, and Degrassi. Conveniently organized in playlists by show, Encore+ promises more to come. Shocking to see under 6000 subscribers at the time this post was written. Check out the link below for some excellent (and free) TV watching.
The Kodak Pixpro team has been well ahead of the curve for panorama and 360° video. The Orbit 360 is their first All-in-One camera solution for truly spherical photos and videos. It does feature an interesting design that I haven’t played with before. It’s the most flexible action camera I’ve ever used, but does that justify the price tag?
One of the best science fiction comedies of all time, and ANDREW NEVER READ IT?!?!? We had to fix that. For our first guest episode of the Geek Book Club, Laura brings The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy! FORTY TWO!!!
360VLOG! Trisha joins me for a quick tour around our set for Newegg Now! The studio is well stocked, and it’s amazing producing a live show with such a great team. Want to see a little behind the scenes? How about the whole set in 360 degrees!
It’s a common debate for savvy shoppers looking to buy their next phone. Should you buy a new, less expensive phone, or should you buy a flagship phone from the year before. Opening up this question on Twitter over the weekend, I got some excellent response from people, bringing up numerous ideas to consider.