Online shoppers in the U.S. made $1.2 billion of purchases via their phones and tablets on Black Friday 2016 – first billion-dollar mobile shopping day

11/26/2016

The estimate from Adobe marks a 33% increase over last year’s mobile sales total for the day. Overall, Adobe predicts that total online sales reached $3.34 billion on the huge discount shopping day, on which retailers are increasingly running the same discounts online as they do in their stores.

Map of Airport Wireless Service & Passwords

As one who has done a bit of traveling, it can be a hassle to jump through the hoops to access the passwords for wireless networks as you visit different countries (and states).  Well, no more – Travel blogger and computer security engineer Anil Polat has put together a Google Map that allows you to access the […]

A rewarding visual adventure… Kubo and the Two Strings

A very enjoyable animated film

This last weekend I saw Kubo and the Two Strings with my wife.  I am still thinking about the film… the story, the resolution leaves you with some deep thoughts (or at least it did me) and I believe that’s a good thing.  And the masterful animation is something to be seen, and appreciated.  Without […]

Jungle Book 2016 is a great story and technical achievement.

Enjoyable digital storytelling

Wow – what an adventure… beautiful storytelling and amazing technology behind the movie.  I’m talking about the 2016 version of The Jungle Book.  I was able to see the film this past weekend with my wife and high school aged son.  I am a big fan of the 1967  version based on Rudyard Kipling’s writings […]