Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street: The Battle for Your Money

Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street: The Battle for Your Money

The word “investments” may conjure scenes of important-looking businesspeople in suits, frantically shouting “buy” and “hold” on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. But in the digital age, it is sounding more and more like the whirring of servers and the tapping of mobile keyboards as new competitors enter the marketplace not from…

Avocado Toast Isn’t Dooming Millennials, But Conventional Financial Advice Might Be

Avocado Toast Isn’t Dooming Millennials, But Conventional Financial Advice Might Be

Fifty-three percent of Americans hope to live to be 100, but 51% aren’t sure their savings will last that long, a recent Business Wire report found. Nearly 60% of people actually feared running out of money more than they feared death itself. For millennials, living to 100 appears to be an increasingly attainable goal, even…

How Artificial Intelligence is Challenging Gender Bias

How Artificial Intelligence is Challenging Gender Bias

Artificial intelligence is no longer limited to science fiction. Every time you surf the web, check your email, or use a voice assistant, AI is helping you. Without AI, we wouldn’t have predictive search engines, accurate spam folders, or a voice on our phone that can make appointments and crack jokes with us. All of…

HBO Max Makes a Strong Case for Ditching Netflix

HBO Max Makes a Strong Case for Ditching Netflix

WarnerMedia announced new details about its upcoming streaming service, including the platform’s name: HBO Max. WarnerMedia is the parent company of Warner Bros., DC Entertainment, and HBO, among many others, and it’s following Disney and NBCUniversal into the standalone streaming service world. In fact, there are so many companies entering the fray, viewers are going…

How to Opt Out of Siri’s Tracking Features

How to Opt Out of Siri’s Tracking Features

Apple has heralded itself as a privacy leader in the tech sphere for years. Its “Sign In with Apple,” a new iOS 13 feature unveiled at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June 2019, is essentially a refurbished take on social media sign-ins with an Apple logo. The key differentiating factors, for Apple, are the sign-in’s…

How to Prevent Alexa From Tracking You

How to Prevent Alexa From Tracking You

The U.S. has no solidified regulatory structure in place to ensure users know exactly where their digital information is going. Companies (for the most part) aren’t necessarily required to give users all the ins and outs of what they’re doing with consumer data, either. This laissez-faire approach might have indirectly given us Amazon, Facebook, and…

How to Opt Out of Google Home’s Tracking Features

How to Opt Out of Google Home’s Tracking Features

Privacy and security have been major themes for Google in 2019. But the conveniences we enjoy, like finding our way through a new city with Google Maps, require (personal) data inputs. According to Sundar Pichai’s New York Times op-ed, advertising helps Google remain a free product, and it’s also what drives Google’s most useful services.…

If You’ve Been Thinking About Signing Up For Amazon Prime, Now Is The Time To Do It

If You’ve Been Thinking About Signing Up For Amazon Prime, Now Is The Time To Do It

Reviews.com is reader-supported. If you click on or buy something via a link on this page, we may earn a commission. With Amazon Prime membership over 100 million, nearly one in three Americans are paying for premium services when they shop the retail giant. Amazon is technically free to use, but to benefit from its…

Will an Amazon Worker Walkout in Minnesota Affect Your Prime Day Deals?

Will an Amazon Worker Walkout in Minnesota Affect Your Prime Day Deals?

Every month, there are more visitors to Amazon than there are births in an entire year. But how many of those Amazon shoppers do you think have paused to consider the logistics behind their purchase? Probably not many, but Amazon warehouse workers in Shakopee, Minnesota, are trying to change that, as Bloomberg reported earlier this…

Fiber vs. Cable: Understanding the Differences

Fiber vs. Cable: Understanding the Differences

Staying connected in our modern world is no longer a simple endeavor. Not only will you be choosing between providers for your internet privileges and remote control rights, you’ll also have to choose the technology that powers those entertainment sources. DSL, satellite, fiber-optic, and cable are all options for internet and TV service across the…