Apple in the News: Taxes and OLED Screens

Apple Could Owe Ireland a Lot of Money Apple is in the news a lot.  They’re a huge company, with a ton of assets, and have a market in just about every country throughout the world.  They are going to have enemies (just ask anyone that uses an Android how terrible they are).  Sometimes those enemies are the government. Here’s the latest that we know on how this tech giant is faring.  Two seemingly unrelated stories that could actually be related. The…

Laptop Battery Replacement in Billings, MT

How to Change the Battery in Your Laptop You have noticed it with your phone.  It just doesn’t seem to last as long on a single charge as it used to.  It’s not your imagination, the battery isn’t as powerful as it was when new.  Over time, these things wear out. In your laptop it’s no different.  In many cases, if the battery is old enough, the thing won’t even have enough juice to turn on unless it is plugged into…

You Can Charge Your Phone While You Drive

Wireless Charging While Driving The latest round of iPhones incorporates wireless charging.  It’s a great feature that reduces wear and tear on your phone, minimizes clutter, and it’s super cool technology (just wait until long-range wireless charging comes out though).  But when you’re driving, it’s not quite as great. Most newer cars have built in USB ports that allow you to charge your phone while you cruise down the road.  But inevitably you forget to unplug when you hop out, yanking…

Smart Home Entertainment Options

Taking Entertainment to the Next Level How do you watch TV?  Are you a cable person?  An over-the-air broadcast person?  Do you use Netflix or another streaming service primarily?  Regardless of which approach you take, the way we watch TV has changed dramatically in the past decade; especially when it comes to movies.  VHS ruled for decades, and was ultimately replaced with DVD’s.  Then came the BluRay discs.  Now, even those are fading from existence. Today, most people stream.  It’s cheaper…

Apple and Google now 100% Renewable Energy

Tech Giants Commit to Renewables A few years ago tech companies made the commitment to reduce their impact on the electrical grid.  Their goal was to keep providing cutting edge technology, without cutting into the planet.  Recently, Google and Apple crossed over the 100% renewable energy line. Now keep in mind this is for operations and data processing.  The companies are still working on moving their contracted factories closer and closer to renewable and clean energy.  In the meantime, big strides…