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Apple's iOS 9 (the new iPhone operating system) contains a very special feature that enables third-party app developers to develop Ad Blocking tools. These tools, which have been around for PC-based web browsers for years, are probably better described as "content blocking" because the...
Can you tell a clock from a bomb? Shelly Palmer argues for STEM education on Fox 5 with Ben Simmoneau and Juliet Huddy. Airdate: September 21, 2015 The post Ahmed Mohamed, Clocks, Bombs & STEM on Fox 5 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
A homemade digital clock and a homemade bomb might share several component parts. Both devices might include a timing circuit, a display, a power supply, some switches, a radio (WiFi, Bluetooth or RF), a bunch of wires and some kind of housing or case. There are, however, some nontriv...
I just scheduled an appointment at my local Apple Store to purchase an iPhone 6s Plus on September 25th using Apple's new iPhone Upgrade Program. It's right for me, but is it right for you? And, is it good or bad for the carriers? The post iPhone Upgrade Program – Things You Sho...
Shelly Palmer talks about Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program on Squawk Alley with Carl Quintanilla and Jon Fortt on CNBC. Airdate: September 10, 2016 The post Is the iPhone Upgrade Program for You? originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
If former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton did delete emails from her private email system (that she should not have deleted) will forensic computer technicians find them? It's about the most popular question I get asked these days. So – for your reading pleasure – a primer on emai...
Smartphones are over; mobile is just beginning. Apple will announce a new iPhone on September 9th, but it will it be a phone you need to break your existing contract for? Shelly Palmer discusses your options with Ben Simmoneau and Juliet Huddy on Fox 5. Airdate: September 1, 2015 The ...
The smartphone industry (Apple included) is suffering from innovation fatigue and the law of diminishing returns is fully on display. In practice, Smartphones are over. The marginal increases in capabilities and features offer only marginal increases in productivity. This trend is li...
Shelly Palmer talks about what you should do after you're hacked -- everyone will be at some point. And, how to really protect your privacy when you need to with Ben Simmoneau and Juliet Huddy on Fox 5. Airdate: August 25, 2015 The post Will You Be Ready When The Ashley Madison Hack Ha...
Fake women, fake privacy, real hack – that's the way my eulogy for Ashley Madison's IPO would start. Fake women, because the ratio of female names to male names in the hacked database dump is skewed extremely male. Fake privacy, because everyone now has access to Ashley Madison's priv...
Is your info exposed? Shelly Palmer talks about Google's new router, the 11th anniversary of its IPO and what to do about the Ashley Madison hack with Carl Quintanilla, Jon fortt and Kayla Tausche on CNBC's Squawk Alley. Airdate: August 19, 2015 The post Ashley Madison Hack on CBNC or...
Shelly Palmer talks about Apple TV, Apple's upcoming press conference, iPhone 6s or 7 and why Apple's Web TV content is going to be delayed to 2016 on Fox 5 with Robert Moses and Juliet Huddy. Original Airdate: August 18, 2015 The post Why Apple TV Web Content is Delayed originally app...
According to some new rumors, Apple will have to delay the announcement of its "live" Apple TV streaming service until sometime in 2016 for two excellent reasons: 1) Apple is having trouble making content deals, and 2) Apple has no idea how much bandwidth it's going to need to deliver ...
Shelly Palmer talks about Google's restructuring and the potential pros and cons of Alphabet with Richard Quest on CNN's Quest Means Business. Airdate: August 11, 2015 The post Google becomes Alphabet – CNN originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks about Verizon's new No Contract, No Downpayment, No Activation Fee phone plans with Ben Simmoneau and Juliet Huddy on Fox 5. Airdate: August 11, 2015 The post Verizon’s New “No Contract” Plans Explained originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Last week the S&P Media Index lost 8.3 percent (approximately $53.7 Billion of value) in just three days. During that time, shares of Viacom lost 20 percent, 21CF (Fox) and Discovery Networks lost 11 percent, Disney took a 9 percent hit and even CBS dropped 6 percent. It was a tou...
CNN's Nina dos Santos speaks with tech guru Shelly Palmer about Tesla's warning it will deliver fewer cars this year and Facebook's challenge to Periscope. Airdate: August 6, 2015 The post Tesla In Hot Seat, Facebook Challenges Periscope CNN originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Is it a good idea to use Crowdfunding Sites to raise money for your big idea? Shelly Palmer talks about it on Fox 5 with Ben Simmoneau and Juliet Huddy. Original Airdate: August 4, 2015 The post Crowdfunding Your Big Idea originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Remember the receptionist on the 15th floor who used to take excellent phone messages on those adorable pink pre-printed message pads? Her job predeceased yours by a few short Internet years. The post What Will You Do After White-Collar Work? originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer discusses what you should do to protect yourself against the Stagefright Android Security Issue on Fox 5 with Ben Simmoneau and Juliet Huddy. Airdate: July 28, 2015 The post The Stagefright Android Security Issue originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Preview modes are great – they give you an idea of how your work will look or sound in the best possible case. The problem is that all such tools are gigantic crutches, and in most cases they will severely limit your creativity and your creative potential. The post Sometimes Tools Can ...
Shelly Palmer discusses Apple, Microsoft and Yahoo earning calls with Samuel Burke and Maggie Lake on Quest Means Business. CNN Airdate: July 22, 2015 The post What Should You Read Into Apple’s Earnings? originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Can you really stop Robocalls? Shelly Palmer talks about what you can do on Fox 5 with Ben Simmoneau and Juliet Huddy on Good Day Wake Up. Airdate: July 21, 2015 The post Can Robocalls Be Stopped? originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Even though my phone number is listed in the National Do Not Call Registry, I've started to receive Robocalls on my mobile phone. It's more than a mild annoyance. On a bad day I'll receive two or three of them, and about once a day I receive an unwanted Robotext. The post Robocalls: T...
Shelly Palmer talks about Uber, Airbnb and the Sharing Economy on Fox 5 on Good Day Wake Up with Ben Simmoneau and Juliet Huddy. Airdate: July 7, 2015 The post Uber, Airbnb and the Sharing Economy originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks about US Government Data Breaches and getting... The post US Government Data Breach originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
I got an email from Google AdWords thanking me for my payment. Payment? What payment? This is my personal, private email account; it's not tied to Google AdWords or anything else for that matter. Had I been hacked? The post Hacked, Sort of … Maybe … IDK originally appeared...
Shelly Palmer talks about the sharing economy and on demand apps on Fox 5 News at 6 with Ernie Anastos. Airdate: July 6, 2015 The post Shelly Palmer Talks About the Sharing Economy on Fox 5 appeared first on Shelly Palmer.
In the 1770s, America was a relatively low tech, agrarian society. But all that was about to change. So here, for your Independence Day reading pleasure, are the seven hottest tech trends circa 1776. The post 7 Hottest Tech Trends in 1776 appeared first on Shelly Palmer.
First and foremost, the transition from corporate executive to successful consultant has more to do with self-knowledge than subject matter expertise or skill. If you have been successful in business, you probably have the skills to become a successful consultant, but here are seven im...
Shelly Palmer talks about James Murdoch and 21st Century Fox ($foxa), IAC and match.com ($iaci) and Uber on CNBC's Squawk Alley with Carl Quintanilla and Jon Fortt. Airdate: June 25, 2015 The post Shelly Palmer Talks Tech on CNBC’s Squawk Alley appeared first on Shelly Palmer.
Is Taylor Swift on the wrong side of history for the right reason? The post Shelly Palmer Talks Apple & Taylor Swift on Fox 5 appeared first on Shelly Palmer.
I’m going to leave the punditry about Twitter’s management issues to Chris Sacca and others who have (and will) make suggestions about how to right the ship. What I would like to explore is a simple, obvious fact: Twitter is not a compelling consumer product. The post Twitter: Maybe TV...
Shelly Palmer talks NASDAQ, Twitter & Apple on CNBC’s Squawk... The post Shelly Palmer talks NASDAQ, Twitter & Apple on CNBC’s Squawk Alley appeared first on Shelly Palmer.
Is it safe to use public WiFi? Here's how to make it safe. The post Shelly Palmer Talks About VPN and WiFi Security on Fox 5 appeared first on Shelly Palmer.
I’ve received hundreds of emails asking, “How do you choose what to do next?” So here, for better or worse, are my suggestions on how to figure things out. The post What will you do with the rest of your life? appeared first on Shelly Palmer.
Dick Costolo steps down.  Will Twitter find its way?   The post Shelly Palmer Talks About Dick Costolo Leaving Twitter on CNN appeared first on Shelly Palmer.
Is the Apple Watch right for you? The post Shelly Palmer Talks About the Apple Watch on Fox 5 appeared first on Shelly Palmer.
I’ve been asked out for coffee or drinks countless times this past year by newly minted consultants seeking advice. Here are my answers to the most-asked questions about how to set up and sustain your new consulting business as a single practitioner. The post 9 Things Every Consultant ...
What is Apple thinking about Apple Music and will Netflix serve ads? The post Shelly Palmer Talks About Apple and Netflix on CNBC’s Squawk Alley appeared first on Shelly Palmer.