Xbox Has Been Recording Personal Conversations?

Issues such as performance inhibiting gamer-score limits and the inability of players to buy and sell games easily were the least of the problems for Xbox One. What really annoyed users was that conversations at home were recorded and heard by Microsoft’s “quality control” people as revealed in a recent report from Motherboard. A former […]

Video Game Streaming – What Is It & How Do You Do It?

When talking about video game streaming, we aren’t discussing sites like Twitch that allow gamers to broadcast their game play online for others to watch. Video game streaming is a new way games can be delivered and played – it’s la carte. Think Netflix for video games, where the games are stored in the cloud […]

Forbes’ Top 10 Highest Paid Women in Music

More and more women are breaking through into the world of pop and hip-hop stardom, but few of them make it to the Forbes’ top 10 highest paid women in music. Not surprising, Taylor Swift sits at the very top, but the true shock lies in the numbers.  Swift earned an astonishing $100 million more […]

Taylor Swift Goes Political in her VMA Speech

Taylor Swift certainly does not take a literal interpretation of her single, “You Need to Calm Down.” The singer went full out political during her acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards for her “Pride Hymn” video.  She railed against the current lack of recognition for the LGBTQ Equality Act petition by President Trump’s […]

Disney Announces Documentary to air on Disney+

After much speculation from the fan base, Disney finally unveiled something at the D23 Expo 2019: a self-promoting documentary series titled “One Day at Disney.”  This series will take viewers behind the scenes with the Walt Disney Company performers who bring the magic to life in Disney Parks, Disney Theaters and Walt Disney Imagining. Those […]

Sean Spicer to be on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ 28th Season

Sean Spicer, President Trump’s first White House Press Secretary, will be on the 28th season of Dancing with the Stars.  The show typically includes celebrities from the worlds of sports, TV, movies and music, but has had other Republican contestants including Tim DeLay, former Texas Congressman in season 9, Bristol Palin, daughter of Sarah Palin, […]

Survey of Kids’ Internet Usage Shows Dangerous Patterns

Kids’ safety on the internet is something about which that all parents should be concerned.  A recent survey by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education shows disturbing results about the way kids are using the internet. Many kids don’t understand safe from unsafe digital behavior, which should alarm parents. The Center’s surveyed of 4th […]

Sao Paulo Brazil Darkened by Amazon Burning

The Amazon rainforest is one of the most important natural ecosystems in the world and it’s on fire. The forest’s biodiversity is unmatched and its positive impact on global oxygen levels is significant making it devastating that the city of Sao Paulo has been darkened by a cloud of smoke coming from the burning Amazon […]

Box Office Winners and Losers for Summer 2019

The summer is coming to an end soon. For film, this summer has seen many big box office hits despite an overall industry decline compared to last summer. Disney in particular was a winner with successes including The Lion King, Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel, Aladdin and Toy Story 4. Here’s a quick list of box […]

Roku Channel Offers New Kids and Family Emphasis

The Roku Channel is a two-year-old streaming service with 30.5 million users is offering a new Kids and Family portal, which is going live the week of August 19th. Rob Holmes, VP of programming and engagement for Roku said, “We recognize that it can be a challenge to find quality kids and family entertainment across […]