Author Archives: Sophia Brodish

Forget Tesla. How about the New LEGO Bugatti?

They promote innovation, engineering, and creativity. They’re multi-colored. They hurt like heck when you step on them and are a choking hazard for those 5 and under. What are we talking about? Why, it’s Legos® of course. 86 years after their initial founding, they’ve finally created the most difficult and time-consuming Lego kit. With a […]

Help! My Smart Home Technology Camouflaged Itself Again

Smart homes are popping up everywhere. Nowadays everything can become automated thanks to digital assistants. And more gadgets are being released everyday with the intention of automating different household appliances, chores, and security systems. Pretty much any device can be synced up through Smart Sockets, which are plug-in devices that communicate via WiFi. But there’s […]

Tapping into the Electrical Grids, Russian Style

Microsoft isn’t the only company actively protecting U.S. citizens from foreign hackers. Aside from the threat to the upcoming U.S. midterm elections, which Microsoft is handling with free cybersecurity applications, there is a likely chance of cyberattacks against U.S. electrical grids. But Xage, a blockchain-protected security platform for industrial IoT, has announced a new policy […]

Why Universities and Ride-Sharing Apps Are Ruining Our Productivity…

There are two types of businesses out there. Those who realize they have been hacked and those who don’t. Unfortunately, 76 universities and a handful of ride-sharing apps were in the “those who don’t know” category. But they’ve since been upgraded. Regrettably, the threat group acting against these universities wanted intellectual property from particular resources, […]

All the People Plan to DDoS KSI and Logan Paul. Free Pokémon Inside

Nowadays we stream everything: music, movies, television shows, mukbangs (the weird shows where you watch people eat food), video games, podcasts, and just YouTube videos in general. This media is always readily available as a result of various streaming services. And thanks to this age of technology, we’ve been able to stream Despacito 5.4 billion […]

Wireless Connectivity for Planes, Trains, and Submarines?

When travelling to a new place or simply walking into a coffee shop, we expect wireless communication to be readily available. This is a reality in most places. But even on commercial airplanes, wireless internet isn’t always offered for passengers. So, if we expect wireless connectivity 7 miles up in the sky, why not in […]

Microsoft’s Cybersecurity Agenda Just Got Even Busier

As the United States prepares for the midterm elections in November, Microsoft has some reassuring news for us. They are going to offer free cybersecurity applications and tools to political candidates, campaign organizations, and technology vendors, as long as they already use Office 365. Having already dealt with “espionage-related phishing attacks” this past year, Microsoft […]

8 Different Ways to Have a Productive Week, Every Week

At the end of every work week, we have roughly 62 hours to prepare for the next one. That’s plenty of time to do laundry, prep meals, and give yourself a mental break before another week. But if you’re anything like me, you probably end up in a “mild” frenzy during the 8-hour countdown before […]

Dear Abby: Help! My 5G Internet is too fast?

5G Internet is Here & These Wireless Providers Want You to Test it Out Tired of slow Internet speeds? Are your cat videos not loading fast enough? Do you find yourself reading books to fill the passing time as your movies download? Well, 5G is probably the solution to this predicament. Promising speeds 10 times […]