Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

Jefferson Graham

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Manhattan Beach, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Jefferson:

Netflix says it will retain the streaming crown; not worried about Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus

Netflix, which dominates streaming, says it will continue to hold the crown, even in the face of new competition in November from Apple and Disney. → Read More

Who needs an implanted microchip when there's an app for that?

After Wisconsin firm made a splash by implanting chips on employees, few firms followed suit. And now, there's an app that can do the same thing. → Read More

Portal vs. Nest Hub Max and Echo Show 8: The video display competition is set to heat up at the holidays

Google Nest Hub Max is out now, Portal version 2.0 out Tuesday. In November, Facebook brings video calling to TVs and Amazon launches 8-inch Echo Show → Read More

Major partners drop out, Warren fires back: Facebook's Libra faces a tough road ahead

The alternative currency plan proposed by Facebook could still launch, but the road to get there has just gotten way harder, according to analysts. → Read More

Texting or e-mail: Which gives you more secure communication?

E-mail is the most non-secure form of communication. A few clicks to private apps will keep your chats more secure, as will iPhone to iPhone messages. → Read More

Google lets you move music around its smart speakers with 'Stream Transfer' feature

New feature is being rolled out for use on Google Home speakers, Nest Hub video monitors and Chromecast enabled TVs. "Hey, Google, move the music." → Read More

Don't look now, but your boss is probably spying on your phone, computer and now at work

Gartner study shows firms looking over e-mail, text messages, our eyes and more while we work, to get a sense at how happy and productive we are. → Read More

5 reasons to download MacOS Catalina

A software update brings better security, the ability to use an iPad as a second monitor, mobile apps on computer, Apple Arcade and voice control features. → Read More

Wendy's discovers role-playing games

The move follows KFC's entry into the video game market with a dating game. The Wendy's RPG is about burgers and set in the land of "Beef's Keep." → Read More

Snapchat's AR brings to life work of 'Hope' poster maker Shepard Fairey and other artists

Snapchat used augmented reality to bring 20 real-world murals including one by the creator of the Obama "Hope" poster to viewers wherever they are. → Read More

Consumer Reports: Hidden cable TV fees may cost you $450 extra annually

Consumer Reports says add-on fees from Verizon, Spectrum and others are company-mandated and useless. Its new Whatthefee.com website spotlights them. → Read More

Apple Maps is improved, but still is no Google Maps

App rebuilt from ground up with improved photos, privacy and spoken directions. Siri will tell you to "turn left" at next light instead of 1000 feet. → Read More

Techtober: Your guide to new releases from Amazon, GoPro, Facebook and more

A calendar to upcoming new releases, starting with Roku smartbar and ending with Amazon's Echo Smart Oven on Nov. 14. Google and Surface in winds. → Read More

California island Catalina gets its closeup with new macOS

The island historically had poor connectivity, and residents who needed repairs had to go to the mainland for service. Now it's rare to see residents without a phone. → Read More

No, Alexa won't stop recording you

You can delete your recordings after the fact, but Amazon will still store them by default. Amazon's Alexa boss says it makes the assistant smarter. → Read More

How to record and publish a podcast for free

How to easily start recording and posting podcasts. All you need is a microphone, laptop and access to internet. Now you, too, can be a radio star. → Read More

Ring offers its lowest-priced video doorbell camera yet

Since being acquired by Amazon in 2018, Ring has lowered the prices of its products and greatly expanded its lineup, from doorbells to security cams. → Read More

Amazon unveils its first-ever pair of smart glasses, the Echo Frames

Media event in Seattle unveils a connected speaker and smart home products at Amazon headquarters in "The Spheres." → Read More

What's Amazon planning to reveal – Alexa in the ear?

Last year's event revealed 70 new products. A wireless earbud that answers to Alexa would get Amazon even closer to mobile consumers. → Read More

Apple to keep making Mac Pro in USA after tariff waiver on Chinese-made parts

Reports had Apple ditching Texas for China because of parts' scarcity, but the company says a deal with the government kept it at the plant where Mac Pro has been since 2013. → Read More