Freddie Figgers, the founder and owner of Figgers Communication in Tallahassee, Fla., channeled his natural curiosity into a thriving telecommunications business. The self-taught engineer and inventor is now taking in the ultra-competitive world of smart-phones with is own custom-designed device after earlier successes. At the age of nine, Figgers’ dad brought home a used IBM […]
While we’re all scrambling through toy stores to find Hatchimals, iPhones and every other sold-out item worth panhandling for, there is a hefty lot of alternatives out there that will impress the most trendy teen, fickle adult and snobby toddler. I’ve put together a list of gifts that won’t get you trampled like the Black […]
We’ve all heard about the problems associated with kids consuming too much technology. It discourages critical thinking, imagination and other useful skills that they’ll need to be productive adults. Aside from limiting a child’s consumption of tech or banning it altogether, there is a way to turn a love of gadgetry into useful knowledge that […]
With over 11.5 million Black millennials in the United States and $162 billion in generated revenue, the demographic is a game-changing influencer in the areas of tech and content.
The new update for iPhones has Apple users excitedly using their revamped iMessage systems to send drawings, GIFs and other fun things to each other in their text messages. But, iPhone users should be careful, Beyonce warns, because the new system is not as secure as it used to be. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! […]
Marques Brownlee was once called the best technology reviewer on the planet by a former top executive at Google. While Brownlee has never made such a claim for himself, his popular YouTube channel is one of the most-watched on the social media network. Brownlee, 22, is a native of Maplewood, N.J. He came by his […]
Divorce is pretty common these days, but it’s also really expensive. People rack up thousands of dollars in legal fees just trying to detach from their other half. But thanks to technology, the days of messy, expensive weddings might soon come to an end. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Well, they will probably still be […]
Because Snapchat is quickly becoming the most popular social media platform among users, Instagram and Facebook have started reworking their platforms to include similar video functions. Are the new features worth a shot? Watch the video above to hear Beyonce break down that and other tech news in the latest edition of Techie Tuesday! Sign Up For […]
There’s a big push to get more African-Americans into the tech world and the culmination is happening this weekend. The Black Data Processing Association will hold its annual Technology Conference and Job Fair August 10th through 13th in Atlanta, Georgia. The BDPA provides training for professionals and scholarships for students in an attempt to increase […]
A new study shows that educators with a pessimistic attitude toward education technology tend to teach at urban and low-income schools. This further widens the digital divide.
If you’re missing your favorite Nintendo video games, this is great news for you! Nintendo’s new forthcoming platform, called “MH,” is a video gaming platform that may be so dope, it just might make you retire your Wii! Check out the exclusive video player above to hear more about that and other exciting tech news in the latest edition of Techie Tuesday! Sign […]