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Posts about the web – things discovered there, and created there.

Increase local storage? iPhone message

The other day I was on my Safari browser on my iPhone 4 looking over a Twitter profile when a dialogue box popped up asking: “Increase local storage? Do you want to allow the website to use up to 10mb of storage on your iPhone?” I thought it was a virus, but I was on Twitter, so I was a little suspect of being suspect. After poking around, I was surprised to find how little was...

Someone is saying bad things…

I just got another one of these urgent, life-altering, panic-stricken email notifications from one of my followers on Twitter. Dang, not again. Why all the hate? It’s all a scam. In fact, you’ve probably seen a couple of these in the past. Before you start panicking and losing sleep, learn about what it is and why it arrived and you’ll feel just fine – and a little annoyed...

Blogging on the road with iPad 3

Greetings from Nashville! I’m on the road with Tara as her childhood friend Jen is getting married at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. This place is massive. It has 2,881 rooms – each more than 400 square feet. Others, including the suites, are much bigger. All in all, it’s a great place to have a wedding. The first thing that really impressed me (outside of an atrium with a...

A Google is forever…

By now you’ve seen it, the privacy link on Google, YouTube, etc. explaining that “this stuff matters”. Did you read it? I have been plowing through it here and there. It’s boring, but I knew it would become a big point of discussion. Because every time I go to YouTube to log in, or head to Google, it pops up. I get it already.
But they’re right: This stuff matters.

Ramble on

I’ve updated the look, feel and functionality of my blog. What was once JoshBensonBlog.com, is now NewsRamble.com – a look at life from inside the TV news business. So, in essence, it’s time to Ramble On as Led Zepplin once preached:
Ramble On, And now’s the time, the time is now, to sing my song.
Thanks for checking out the new blog. I hope to update it often.

Josh Benson

Josh Benson writes about the web, social media, entrepreneurship, television news and life in general. He covers the days news as a news anchor for WFLA-TV in Tampa, Florida. He's also a web designer/developer. He lives in Tampa, Florida with his wife Tara and two daughters Bella and Brooklyn.

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