Last week in front of a virtual audience, Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the new iPhone 12, the latest in their ubiquitous line of smartphones first conceived by the late Steve Jobs. This was no ordinary announcement of a new iOS update, this was the revealing of the first iPhone with 5G connectivity. Although Samsung had already released smartphones with 5G back in 2019, the iPhone announcement by Apple has… Read More »5G Has Arrived But There Are Challenges
When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought the little-known VR (Virtual Reality) company Oculus Rift (now renamed as just Oculus) for an eye-popping $2 billion in 2014, many Wall Street experts were left wondering if he was spending too much money on a niche technology that may never become mainstream enough to recoup the investment. After all he paid only $1 billion for photo app Instagram which became a smash hit… Read More »Is the World Finally Ready for VR?
As the pandemic crisis has forced many schools to adapt to an online-only curriculum, students in rural areas are having a difficult time adapting to this new way of learning. Across the U.S., almost 17 million children lack the high-speed home internet access needed for online learning, according to an Alliance for Excellent Education analysis published in July 2020. The problem has become so bad for some families, that some… Read More »Students in Rural Tennessee Struggle to Access High-Speed Internet