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Walmart Says; Trade in that Gift Card!

January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

America’s favorite store, Walmart, is taking trade ins. Walmart has teamed up with CardCash to launch a new Walmart-branded site  that allows consumers to trade in unused, partially used or unwanted gift cards. Every year gift cards by the tens of millions are given as gifts.  African-Americas are no more guilty than anybody else when it comes to taking the easy way...

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App of the Week – Duolingo

January 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Learning is a life-long endeavor. Keeping your mind healthy and active means it won’t abandon you later in life. So why not learn a second language? Duolingo is the App of the Week because we all need to learn another language. We live in a increasingly multi-cultural world and the possibility that you...

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Cellphone Wars – It’s On!

January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The cellphone market is one of the most competitive technology service industries on earth. African-American customers need to be aware and take advantage of the cellphone wars.  You can get paid to switch from one service provider to another. Early cancellation fees be damned. You can get substantially reduced monthly bills, new phones for you and...

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SketchFactor; Is This A Racist App?

January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last August an app was launched that has raised some serious questions about racism and technology. The app is named SketchFactor and its purpose is to alert the user of dangerous neighborhoods in cities they maybe unfamiliar with. Does this make the developers of SketchFactor racist? SketchFactor works similar to the Yelp  app which uses...

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Lizard Squad Delivers Cyber War for Christmas

December 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

It seems that at least two hacker groups have gone to war over the Christmas outage of PlayStation and Xbox online gaming network. How bad it will get is unknown but it seems that the mysterious hacker  group Anonymous  is not pleased with Lizard Squad for their attacks and has declared war. The group has released two...

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Prepare Yourself for Cyber War

December 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cyber warfare is real and it’s happening everyday. How long do you think it will be before you become a victim of a cyber attack? Answer; not long. Next question; are you ready? If you have not heard about the Sony hack then you are not paying attention. If you think it won’t ever affect you you’re in trouble....

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App of the Week – Sickweather

December 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

No one enjoys being sick. And if we can avoid any situation where we might pick up something up we will. Sickweather helps you do just that. This app alerts you to illnesses in your area or areas where you maybe traveling to.  Sickweather scans social networks such as Twitter and Facebook for indicators or...

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Originally published November 7, 2013 at DiverseEducation.com A new study has found that, with the Internet emerging as a credible resource for searching and applying for jobs, African-Americans have come to rely on online job search information sources more than any U.S. racial or ethnic group. In addition, African-Americans are more likely than average “to...

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App of The Week: Mint Financial Management App

December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Paying bills is not the most exciting of chores. But it has to be done. And of course keeping track of your money and managing your budget is even less exciting. But as I always say; black people don’t play when it comes to money. You better be on top of it.  The Mint app...

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Black Celebrities Get Caught Up In Sony Hack

December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

It seems  that the biggest news besides cheap gas has been the hacking of Sony Pictures. To give you a little background Sony Studios computer systems were hacked on November 24th followed by an ominous warning that read;  “Hacked by #GOP. Warning: We’ve already warned you, and this is just the beginning. We have obtained...

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