Adam is a writer with an interest in a variety of mediums, from podcasts to comic books to video essays to novels to blogging — too many, basically. He's based out of Seattle, and remains a staunch defender of his state's slogan: "sayWA." In his spare time, he recommends articles about science fiction on Twitter, @AdamRRowe

 

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How Much Does Fleet Management Cost?

Fleet management is changing. Due to new ELD laws, even the most traditional fleets which have run on pen and paper logs for decades must now track their hours electronically. But fleet management systems, or FMSs, can be more than just compliant with the…

Oppo Find X: All Screen, No Notch, and a Pop-Up Camera

The North America and Europe phone markets have a new player. Just launched today, the Oppo Find X is the first phone from Oppo Electronics to be sold in those western markets. Since launching their first model in 2008, Oppo has grown to the second…

What Is Fleet Management?

fleet of trucks

Fleet management is the process of monitoring and caring for a fleet of vehicles in either public or private sectors. Fleets can include ships and aircraft, but more commonly consist of commercial motor vehicles like cars, trucks and vans. Typical fleet management tasks cover…

The Top Scams that Android Users Fall For

In the first quarter of 2018 alone, Americans on Android mobile phones accessed 23 suspected malicious URLs per minute. From fake virus alerts to phoney dating sites, new Android scams have targeted a huge number of victims so far this year. A massive report…

The Latest Online Scams to Avoid in June

Another month, another round of security threats and online scams. In the past week alone, it was reported that 500,000 routers worldwide are host to Russian-origin malware. The internet security news cycle means you’re never far from breaking news of another data breach or security…

5 Tools to Help You Search the Archived Internet

The archived internet deserves more recognition. Online security has been a hot button topic in the tech community recently, with data scandals and privacy policy updates constantly driving the conversation. But, keeping the internet a stable and reliable network isn’t all about data security…

The ELD Mandate: Everything You Need to Know

Trucking with an ELD

The ELD mandate rules that in 2018, nearly all U.S. commercial motor vehicles must now have an electronic logging device (ELD) in order to track drivers’ hours of service and ensure they comply with labor regulations. We take a look at what the ELD…

All the New Announcements From the Apple WWDC 2018

CEO Tim Cook just took the stage in San Jose for the Keynote Address at the 2018 WWDC from Apple. WWDC, nominally a chance for developers (from over 70 countries) to learn what operating system updates to expect from the company, presented a schedule…

Kaspersky, Huawei, and the Geopolitics of Tech Companies

Kaspersky Huawei Russia China

The Russian cybersecurity software company Kaspersky Labs is opening a core data center in Switzerland in a move intended to restore customer trust. Why the image rehabilitation? In a word: Russia. Kaspersky’s home country has turned it into a geopolitical persona non grata in…

Everything to Know About the OnePlus 6 Launch

OnePlus 6

The OnePlus 6 phone launch event covered a lot of ground, from the new flagship smartphone’s impressive hardware specs to the latest software upgrade. OnePlus also gave us a look at the company’s buzzy new Bullets Wireless earphones. Here’s everything you need to know…

Getting a Call From Your Own Number? It’s a Phone Scam

Have you just received a phone call that appears to be from your own number? If so, it’s likely a spoofed call that a scammer has set up in order to get you to answer their phone scam. I can personally attest to this…

What Is the Deep Web and How Can You Access It?

What Is The Deep Web?

The Deep Web describes the hidden parts of the internet that can’t be found using search engines such as Google. There’s a vast amount of data on the Deep Web, including some perfectly everyday stuff, such as the contents of your own webmail inbox….

Google’s New Gmail Features and How Best to Use Them

New Gmail Features

This year, Gmail’s 1.4 billion users are getting their first major upgrade since 2011. From a game-changing “snooze email” function to the exciting option to make sent messages “self-destruct”, we run through the key features of the new Gmail upgrade. The new Gmail features…

What Google Podcast’s New Strategy Means For Your Podcast

Podcasts’ biggest problem — how hard they can be to discover — may be a thing of the past, thanks to the new Google Podcast app. With Google Search and Google Assistant integration baked in, the Google Podcast app has far better add-ons than any…

Every Boston Venture Firm, Listed

The reports on 1Q 2018 are in: 1,683 venture-backed companies raised $28.2 billion in funds last quarter, according to industry database Pitchbook. It’s the fourth quarter in a row that has seen over $20 billion in venture capital, and $28.2 billion marks the largest amount…

The Secret to Security in the Age of Remote Working

In 2018, the future of the location-independent workforce is brighter than ever. Who wouldn’t want the flexibility of taking the occasional (or regular) opportunity to break from the office and work where it suits you? Employees love it, and businesses increasingly see the sense…