Amazon Fire: Another Way to Watch TV

There’s a new box in town – for streaming content to your television. It’s called Amazon Fire TV, and it costs $99. For years, Amazon Prime members (those who pay the company for unlimited shipping) have had access to Amazon’s massive database of movies and TV shows from their “smart” TVs or Blu-ray players. Some programming is free, some can be rented or bought. Now it’s a little easier to connect with that content through the company’s new Fire TV …

7 noticias de impacto esta semana

Estas son las¬†7 noticias¬†m√°s impactantes de la semana. ¬ŅEst√°s de acuerdo? Si no es as√≠¬≠ comparte tu opini√≥n en los comentarios: 1. La misteriosa desaparici√≥n de un avi√≥n con 239 personas a bordo: De “misterio a√©reo sin precedentes” calificaron los expertos la desaparici√≥n del vuelo MH370 de Malaysian Airlines, que cubr√≠¬≠a la ruta Kuala Lumpur-Beijing. Los rumores y especulaciones se pusieron a la orden del d√≠¬≠a: ¬ŅFue una bomba? ¬ŅUna falla mec√°nica? ¬ŅUn secuestro fallido? Hasta la publicaci√≥n de este …

7 Things You Might Not Know About the Web on Its 25th Birthday

The plan for what became the “World Wide Web” was laid out in a memo by Tim Berners-Lee on March 12, 1989, to his boss at CERN, a European research laboratory. He wanted to solve a very basic organizational problem: As scientists came and went at the lab, their institutional knowledge was in danger of disappearing. His solution: use “hypertext” to easily toggle back and forth between files housed on computers in different locations. If you click on the blue, …

These Web-Based Medical Apps Make House Calls

Think you might have bronchitis, a sinus infection, ¬†or other non-life threatening illness and can’t wait for an appointment with your regular doctor? ¬†Not sure if you should go to the ER? ¬†Have travel plans and worried if you should fly? ¬†Then these online medical-care sites and mobile apps might be your answer. The sites help patients and doctors converse through smartphones, tablets and computers.¬† In fact, the U.S. telehealth patient population is expected to grow six-fold to 1.3 million …