Category Archives: technology

Roku Stick and Month of Sling for $12.99

While the Roku Stick isn’t the best option for travel (it has a difficult time getting on hotel wifi), it is a handy portable device for watching streaming video. Roku has a ton of “channels” (basically apps): Netflix, Amazon video, HBO, Showtime, Sling, Hulu, YouTube, and so on. The Roku Streaming Stick typically costs $49.99.  However, depending… Read More »

Politics of Advertising

Are companies responsible for where their paid advertisements are placed in this age of digital media? Twitter user @slpng_giants believes they do.  And so do their (quickly increasing) followers. You may have heard about Kellogg’s pulling their ad from website Breitbart for their ties to white supremacists.  It has led to a boycott of the… Read More »

Alaska Airlines app update

Alaska Airlines app update Alaska Airlines released their latest iOS mobile app today.  Alaska Airlines app update 4.1.7 now offers a digital version of users’ Mileage Plan membership card as well as Board Room membership card.  Both can be added to your Apple Wallet. Typically I don’t carry my Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan card when… Read More »