More than 100 million people in the US are Amazon Prime members

More than three out of every five Amazon account holders in the United States have a Prime subscription. That claim coming out of Consumer Intelligence Research partners this week as it reports that the company is starting 2019 with 101 million Prime members in the country, up 10 percent from …

Our post-CES Winter Break Road Trip | #PNWeekly 341

We’re back for another week of CES recapping! We actually talk about the technology that we took a look at while in Las Vegas. We saved the actual talking, however, for after when we got across the California border. Join Jaime and Josh (plus a very sleepy Isa) for a …

New Best Buy’s Apple event brings deals on MacBooks, Watches and more

Best Buy has been pretty busy having events this year. Now we get a new Apple shopping event that brings tons of discounts on MacBooks, Series 3 Watches and more items with bigger discounts when you have a device you want to trade in. Right now you can save up …

Germany considers locking Huawei out of its network

The United States, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Norway are just some of the countries that are either considering or already putting into place ways to block out Chinese telecommunications company Huawei from selling its networking equipment for use in their countries’ 5G networks. Australia believes it has found evidence …

Google still wants in on Wear OS with $40 million buy of Fossil assets

Fossil has been a strong adopter of the Wear OS platform. Google has been struggling to figure out what to do with that platform after seeing its traditional diversified tech partners fall away from the software for their smartwatches. Will old dog Google be able to learn new tracks from …

Apple reportedly slowing hiring after poor holidays

Apple is due to report first quarter earnings in a couple of weeks. Earlier this month, CEO Tim Cook penned an unprecedented letter to investors warning that its revenue forecasts for the holiday season were well and truly overstated. Bloomberg reports that, around the same time, Cook also held a …

US wants to prosecute Huawei for stealing T-Mobile robot secrets

The Deparment of Justice is building a criminal case against telecoms company Huawei. The allegation? Stealing trade secrets from T-Mobile. T-Mobile had sued Huawei back in 2014, claiming that the Chinese firm sent reconnaisance agents to the wireless carrier’s headquarters in Bellvue, Washington, to learn more about a smartphone testing …

Huawei founder comments amidst tumult on security, US relationship

Ren Zhengfei has been troubled with the developments coming out of the telecommunications company he founded more than three decades ago. “I still love my country, I support the Communist party, but I will never do anything to harm any country in the world,” Ren told The Financial Times. Huawei …

Best Streaming Apps for Cord Cutters

You have probably heard about the advantages of watching movies and television shows over the internet. If you belong to the old school and still have subscription(s) to pay TV, but don’t get why more and more people are now falling away from subscription TV, it can be tough to …