As cellular companies merge and get bigger, the risks of a major outage get bigger. Maybe the FCC Chairman should have considered that before allowing Sprint and T-Mobile to merge?Read more
Category: Beach Street Tech
At Beach Street News, we love tech. We are owned by the same company that produces KühlToys so we are always looking for gadgets to make life better. Everything we find that can make life better at the beach or anywhere else for that matter we’ll share here. If you find something, tell us about it. If it makes it down the hall to KühlToys, you might get a free shirt!
Tech Talk – Laptop Dock
In this Tech Talk Scott covers another great convenience for your home or office because today it is a different story. There are tons of “port replicators” or “docking stations” out there. The problem is how do you know which one to choose?Read more
Tech Talk – USB vs NAS vs Server
Recently a client sent me a bid for a new server. The cost was nearly $50,000.Read more
HP and Epson Printer Shift
It really is silly that you have to do this. Draft should be slightly less ink, or maybe 100 dpi instead of 300 or 600. But is isn’t, instead it for some reason is the lazy mode where the printer just prints sort of where it wants.Read more
Transfer Photos from iPhone – No Apps No Wires
When Apple changed iTunes from a complete solution to music only, the ability to sync photos between your iPhone and mac went away. That wasn’t a bad thing because if you are like me you have thousands of photos on your phone you don’t really need and don’t want to sort through on your mac.Read more
Are You Mesh Networking?
The best part is the signal stops almost dead at the front of my garage. Even with a booster sitting in a car on the street I can’t connect. Before there was one “node” that was somehow working all the way down the block.Read more
Streaming on Hulu, Fubo, YouTube TV are ready to hit Big Cable Hard
My neighbor is a sports junkie with all 4k TV’s and he had no idea until I showed him that he was watching everything at 720p on his Hulu + Live stream. It looked great on his fancy TV’s.Read more
GoPro 8 is Here, but it isn’t
Go Pro really is all of the good things and all of the bad things in the new online world. No promises can be broken if you can’t call anyone that can be accountable.Read more
Amazon Echo Low Battery Alert
Then at dinner “low battery, low battery, low battery” sounded in my house. I grabbed a pin and pressed the button on the bottom. At 7:04 and 8:04 I didn’t hear anything so I hoped we had a fix.Read more
T Mobile TVision – More TV For Less Money?
T-Mobile says that TVision will offer 150 channels. This includes all the big names like ESPN, Disney, Fox News and USA along with local channels. You will get all of this for just $90 a month.Read more