The former Kiewit executive was remembered for expanding the capabilities of the Internet

A private memorial service will be held for a former Omahan who led the development of Layer 3 communications during the fiber optic telecommunications revolution. James Q. Crowe, 74, had a vision of cheaper bandwidth that would enable video streaming and the robust Internet experience we enjoy today, his family said in a statement to … Read more

Apple Reality Pro vs. Meta Quest 3: Power or Price? | Digital Trends

Appke/Meta Two exciting new VR headsets are on the horizon, each offering advanced mixed reality capabilities and better performance than current standalone headsets. Meta is the leading manufacturer of VR headsets and Quest 3 pushes its platform to new heights. Meanwhile, Apple has announced Reality Pro, its first headset. While the price difference between these … Read more

Best RTX 4060 Alternatives to Consider Buying Instead | Digital Trends

Nvidia’s newly launched RTX 4060 is a GPU that comes in a tough spot. It’s far from among the best graphics cards you could buy, yet it’s cheap enough to still seem like a good option, but looks can be deceiving. Based on previous generations, the RTX 4060 should be the go-to GPU for most … Read more

In a world of exclusive PC partners, everyone loses | Digital Trends

I’m worried. Last week, AMD announced that they are the exclusive PC partner for the upcoming star field,working directly with Bethesda Game Studios to optimize the game for AMD hardware and get AMD’s FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) working in the game (the second, much better version, to be exact). It’s not a problem. It’s a … Read more

Apple MacBook Air 15-inch Review: It’s Not What You Think | Digital Trends

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MacBook Air 15 inch Advised price $1,299.00 “If you’ve always wanted a bigger MacBook Air, this is it and it will make you very happy.” Professionals More screen! Excellent speakers Long lasting battery Incredibly thin Extra benefits are welcome Against It only supports one external display The 15-inch MacBook Air is for exactly one type … Read more

Epson WorkForce WF-2930 Review: A Low Cost Home Printer | Digital Trends

Epson WorkForce WF-2930 is an affordable and compact multifunction printer.

Epson Workforce WF-2930 Advised price $110.00 “Epson’s WorkForce WF-2930 is a good choice for the home office with high quality print, scan, copy and fax capabilities.” Professionals Low initial cost Good print quality Optional high capacity black ink High resolution scans and copies Compact and attractive Against Ink costs add up over time Slow printing … Read more

Steve Jobs was wrong. Having a stylus for your phone is great | Digital Trends

Christine Romero-Chan / Digital Trends In the past, before the iPhone, there were a myriad of PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) devices that came with a stylus. Every time you pulled that stylus out of your Palm or other PDA, you might have felt good and people would have thought, Wow, that guy means serious business. … Read more

Friday the fifth: fireworks, nice shops and faster internet

The independence celebration kicked off last Saturday at Mt. Pleasant and continues through July 4th. Be careful if you have firecrackers or fireworks. Also remember that they are illegal in North Carolina. #1 Where to party? The Charlotte Symphony plays its annual Patriotic Concert in Village Park on Saturday night, followed by fireworks. Our family … Read more

People are pissed about the exclusive partnership with AMD Starfield | Digital Trends

AMD just announced an unexpected exclusive partnership with Bethesda and Starfieldand people are not happy. The partnership questions whether the game will support technologies like Nvidias DLSS and Intels XeSS, and we don’t have a clear answer right now. Starfield is the most anticipated game of the year, it will probably use some of the … Read more