Mobile, Laptop & Other Gadgets

Kids Who Use Touchscreen Devices Sleep Less at Night – Gizmodo

Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Image: Wikimedia/VanessaQ Touchscreen devices like smartphones and tablets are now fixtures of many households, so it comes as little surprise to learn that young children who don’t work or go to school are among their most active users. In the first study of its kind, researchers have learned that infants and toddlers who spend more time on these devices sleep less at night. It’s a troubling finding, but the reasons…

Tribune Media Kills National News Video Site Ahead of Launch, Reorgs Digital Group – Variety

Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Tribune Media abruptly shut down a national digital news service — which would have included content aggregated from its 42 local TV stations — less than two weeks before it was slated to launch as part of a broad restructuring of its digital operations. Tribune’s move to kill the digital news project was first reported by Politico. The company also has scrapped plans to resurrect Television Without Pity, the snark-laden site…

Finally, a good digital masturbator – Engadget

Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017

As a kid, I suffered from phimosis, an overtightening of the foreskin that required medical circumcision to correct. The procedure is common in the US but, for me, the knock-on effect was dramatically reduced sensitivity. On one hand, it’s great for stamina, because the amount of stimulation you need to get going means you’ll always be coming last. But it means that sex (and everything else) can sometimes be painful,…

Microsoft tries out refunds for digital Xbox, Windows games – CNET

Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Microsoft’s Xbox One: Try a game, any game. Sarah Tew/CNET There’s nothing worse than buying a game, especially a $60 one, only to find it’s not what you expected. (See: No Man’s Sky.) For PC gamers, the digital download platform Steam already offers a refund window in which you can “return” a digital game. Now, a similar system is coming to Microsoft’s Xbox One and to games purchased through Microsoft’s…

Kids Who Use Touchscreen Devices Sleep Less at Night – Gizmodo – Gizmodo

Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Image: Wikimedia/VanessaQ Touchscreen devices like smartphones and tablets are now fixtures of many households, so it comes as little surprise to learn that young children who don’t work or go to school are among their most active users. In the first study of its kind, researchers have learned that infants and toddlers who spend more time on these devices sleep less at night. It’s a troubling finding, but the reasons…

Rebalancing Digital And Traditional: The Case Of The Home Financing Market – Forbes

Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Shutterstock We live in a world of constant flux. Advancements in technology not only opened a multitude of new avenues just a few short years ago, but also brought about an expectation among consumers for on-demand digital access to products and services. Recognizing this behavioral shift, market-savvy B2Bs and B2Cs quickly realized the abundant marketing and consumer engagement opportunities digital tactics can provide, whether to increase productivity, generate new leads,…