Scary smartphone stats, user-friendly home tech, Google search tips

Tech Talk #86 – Sep. 15, 2018 Scary smartphone stats Addiction. There, I said it. People, Americans in this case, are addicted to their smartphones. Not you and me, though; we’re fine. Other people, probably someone we know, is addicted.   How smartphone-addicted are Americans? People use their phones for an average of 3 hours and 8 minutes a day and check their phone 110 times a day 50% are uncomfortable when they leave their

Should you choose Apple or Android for a new phone?

Tech Talk #85 – Sep. 1, 2018   Should you choose Apple or Android for a new phone?   Smartphones running Android by Google, or iOS by Apple, have borrowed (or stolen, see Apple Inc. v Samsung) so many features and design elements from each other that most phones look basically the same. So if you’re buying your first phone, which should you choose? If you’ve already got a smartphone, you’ve already chosen either Android