One thing on tech fans’ minds over the past week is ransomware after the WannaCry attack. Is paying the money for ransomware ever a good idea?
Opinions on various technology topics
Social media is blamed for a lot of society’s ills, but does it deserve this tag? Is social media responsible for all the bad that is happening in the world?
Apps like Uber have been found to be harvesting data on us and sometimes selling it. We asked our writers, “Should apps be able to collect information about you?”
With all the talk these days about changes within government affecting Internet privacy laws, we asked our writers, “Is a VPN really necessary to protect your privacy?”
Is it true what Steve Jobs said, that there’s an app for everything? We asked our writers, ‘Do you think apps can really replace everything?”
There was recently a standoff between the U.S. government and Twitter. Should governments be allowed to force social media to divulge personal info on accounts?
We’ve talked about the change in Internet privacy laws, but not about the future. How will the change in Internet privacy laws affect the WWW in the distant future?
Torrenting can be very useful, but it does lead to a lot of misguided activity. Do you think laws should change to make torrenting illegal?
A study has shown that people are just as stressed out by losing a smartphone as they are the threat of a terrorist attack. What’s the most stressful thing you have experienced in the tech world?
It seems like everywhere you turn around today more and more things are becoming “smart.” We asked our writers, “Is making everything ‘smart’ a good idea?”
The question over which type of machine you prefer has evolved with the advent of mobiles. We asked our writers, “Do you prefer a 2-in-1 laptop or a dedicated tablet?”
Built-in mobile keyboards are less than ideal sometimes, and it leaves users looking for alternate choices. How important are keyboards to your mobile experience?
We have been wondering about the efforts to attach so many things to our phones. This led us to ask our writers, “Is it going to far to connect literally everything to our smartphones?”
Always of concern is anything financial that’s handled digitally, especially on mobile devices. Do you trust handling banking on your mobile?
We all know the annoyance of in-app purchases, but sometimes it goes a step further than that. What do you think of in-app purchases in paid apps?
Haptics are used in touchscreens and in gaming devices to help you feel that movement. We asked our writers, “Do you use haptics on your smartphone?”
Many of us have things we do to make tech easier, so we asked our writers, “What do you do to make tech easier?
Last week we discussed what old tech we are reluctant to give up. This week we want to know, “How do you get rid of your old tech devices?”