How have cell phones changed over time?

  We use our cell phones every day. Their features and mobility have made them an essential part of everyday life—from being our alarm in the morning, to our GPS, music player and even camera. The power of the cell phone has even caused previous, important technology to become nonexistent in our daily lives—being replaced by an app in a …

Celebrating Women’s Achievements in TV, Film and Sports

  Since the late 1800’s, influential women and inspiring leaders have made entertainment and sports industry breakthroughs, paving the way for new generations of women. We welcome you to join us and discover women’s extraordinary accomplishments in television, film, and sports.   Click here to see a timeline of some major achievements over the last 100 plus years.

Cell Phone Battery Quiz

Smartphones have taken over our lives. Did you know that the average smartphone user spends more than 4 hours a day on their phone? With so much time being spent, it’s no wonder that we fall into a state of pure panic anytime our battery falls below 20%. Once we hit that dreaded “red zone”, we’ll do just about anything …

What is 5G?

5G is the fifth generation of mobile technology, how a mobile phone communicates with the phone network. While it is the fifth generation, it isn’t exactly a direct replacement for the 4G network. 5G communication happens over extremely short wavelengths at extremely high frequencies to support the transmission of massive volumes of data. These ultra-high frequencies require a clear line-of-sight …

What Can We Learn from the European Commission’s Recent Summit on Education?

January 25th marked a critical milestone in the European Commission’s emphasis on union-wide educational standards. It’s European Education Summit proposes to be the first in a series (its sequel to come in fall of 2019) in which Europe’s top Education Ministers, professionals and representatives will band together to discuss the state of education in the European Union. As the Commission explains, …

Triple WiFi speed and the crowds go wild

But silently, because they’re all on their smartphones – sharing selfies at baseball games and discreetly streaming music at the opera. Shared WiFi connections in public places are convenient, and they obviously go beyond social media updates and content streaming while out and about. They’re also intended for sending a quick email in a busy airport, or sharing ideas at …

Clickbait clogs newsfeeds. What Facebook did next was PRICELESS!

You’ve seen them. You’ve probably clicked on them, which is exactly what they want you to do. And with headlines like “The result was SHOCKING” and “He opened the trunk and saw THIS,” or the notorious “You won’t believe #7!” how could you resist? It’s clickbait, and if you’ve ever been suckered into a slideshow that had you scrolling and …

A Different Kind of Olympic Record: How We Watch the Games

The Summer Olympics are back and Rio has set the stage for over 200 countries. As with previous Olympic events, the world will be watching, but how audiences watch the games could be different than years past. The Olympics date back centuries, but there’s nothing antiquated about how we watch them. TV providers and networks are tapping into the latest …

For the First Time Ever, Audio Tops Video in Music Streaming

2016 is half over and the trend of streaming music continues to rise. BuzzAngle Music, a firm that tracks US music consumption, reports nearly 210 billion streams so far this year. That’s up an impressive 58% to last year, but perhaps what’s more impressive is the growth’s leading contributor. For the first time ever in the US, audio, not video, …