Cloudflare introduces free digital waiting rooms for any organizations distributing COVID-19 vaccines

Web infrastructure company Cloudflare is releasing a new tool today that aims to provide a way for health agencies and organizations globally tasked with rolling out COVID-19 vaccines to maintain a fair, equitable and transparent digital queue – completely free of charge. The company’s ‘Project Fair Shot’ initiative will make its new Cloudflare Waiting Room offering freeContinue reading “Cloudflare introduces free digital waiting rooms for any organizations distributing COVID-19 vaccines”

Why Windows 10 Users Should Buy Android Phones, Not iPhones

We tend to think of Windows as an agnostic operating system. It works with just about any device that you buy, regardless of that device’s branding. But when it comes to smartphones, your Windows 10 PC is all about Android. In fact, Windows users should skip the iPhone and stick with Android for perks likeContinue reading “Why Windows 10 Users Should Buy Android Phones, Not iPhones”

New report reveals Apple’s roadmap for when each Mac will move to Apple Silicon

Citing sources close to Apple, a new report in Bloomberg outlines Apple’s roadmap for moving the entire Mac lineup to the company’s own custom-designed silicon, including both planned release windows for specific products and estimations as to how many performance CPU cores those products will have. The M1, which has four performance cores (alongside four efficiency cores),Continue reading “New report reveals Apple’s roadmap for when each Mac will move to Apple Silicon”

10 Ways Website Structure Can Affect SEO

Optimizing your website for traffic, revenue, and conversion is one of the most essential parts of SEO. In 2021, success means going beyond having a neat and glossy design that sometimes can be a hindrance in terms of how search engines view and crawl your website. Conventional flat site structures are always popular. But lastContinue reading “10 Ways Website Structure Can Affect SEO”

AWS brings the Mac mini to its cloud

AWS today opened its re:Invent conference with a surprise announcement: the company is bringing the Mac mini to its cloud. These new EC2 Mac instances, as AWS calls them, are now generally available. They won’t come cheap, though. The target audience here — and the only one AWS is targeting for now — is developers whoContinue reading “AWS brings the Mac mini to its cloud”

Apple makes bold claims about its M1 chip for Macs

Apple has unveiled its first Macs with Apple silicon, and they’re powered by an all new Mac-specific chip: the M1. It’s based on the same fundamental design of the A14 (found in the iPhone 12), but scaled up to laptop-grade performance levels with more cores, more memory, and higher thermal limits. The result, Apple says, is a shocking increase inContinue reading “Apple makes bold claims about its M1 chip for Macs”

Google offering ‘upgraded’ GMB profile with Google Guaranteed badge for $50 per month

Google is starting to offer Google Guaranteed certification for a monthly fee, outside of Local Services Ads. It’s positioned as an “upgraded profile” that will include a badge appearing on the profile and which may also appear in the Local Pack. We’ve asked Google a number of questions about the new program and will update this postContinue reading “Google offering ‘upgraded’ GMB profile with Google Guaranteed badge for $50 per month”

Apple dishes details on its new M1 chip

Apple’s “One More Thing” event is all about Macs. Here’s the scoop on Apple’s latest chip, the M1, which is the first ARM-based computer chip the company is making in-house. The M1 is the first computer chip built on a 5nm process with 16 billion transistors. Optimized for Apple’s lower-power systems with minimal size andContinue reading “Apple dishes details on its new M1 chip”

Microsoft urges users to stop using phone-based multi-factor authentication

Microsoft is urging users to abandon telephone-based multi-factor authentication (MFA) solutions like one-time codes sent via SMS and voice calls and instead replace them with newer MFA technologies, like app-based authenticators and security keys. The warning comes from Alex Weinert, Director of Identity Security at Microsoft. For the past year, Weinert has been advocating on Microsoft’sContinue reading “Microsoft urges users to stop using phone-based multi-factor authentication”