Steven Melendez

About the author

Steven Melendez is an independent journalist based in New Orleans. He writes about technology and business for a variety of news outlets and holds a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

Can’t Relax or Sleep? Try One of These TV Shows

Falling asleep with the TV on is a nighttime ritual for many of us. A familiar show offers a soothing gateway to relaxation. After a stressful day, putting on "The Simpsons" and getting lost in the fictional world of Springfield can provide welcome relief. So many of us are

Security Musts for Video Gamers

Video gaming is an incredibly popular pastime for both kids and adults. Gamers have attracted attention from the media and tech industry, but they’ve also drawn the eyes of scammers and criminals. People who play online games can be especially vulnerable to hackers looking to steal valuable in-game items

Identity Theft 101

You can’t miss the stories, and you probably know at least one person with an identity theft nightmare tale. So what are you doing to protect yourself from this kind of fraud when using the internet? While there are a few different ways for hackers and scammers to try

What’s the Difference Between Using Ethernet and Wi-Fi to Access the Internet?

Ethernet and Wi-Fi are two different ways to connect a computer to your home network and internet service. Many home routers allow you to connect using either method. Ethernet uses physical cables and can deliver faster speeds, less interference and sometimes better security. Wi-Fi uses signals sent through the