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Imagine you need to pick up a few things at the grocery store. You’re running late but figure you have enough time to get what you need and still be able to: get to work on time pick your child up at the bus stop make your meeting and/or arrive at your boss’s dinner party at an acceptable time. You grab what you need at the store and head to the checkout aisles but the lines are long.
Google’s latest phone is the Pixel which was first introduced in October and is an impressive choice for those who want a new Android phone. Or a great camera. This phone is particularly compelling for those who are users of Google services such as Gmail, Google Photos, Calendar and more. The Pixel is available in two sizes, Pixel with a 5 inch screen, and Pixel XL with a 5.5 inch screen (12.
The day every Netflix user has been waiting for is finally here. Netflix now allows you to download videos to your mobile devices. An update to the Netflix app gives users the ability to download videos to their mobile devices. This means that you can save videos to your phone and tablet when you are connected to Wi-Fi to watch offline, saving your monthly data for other things.
Infographics are a powerful tool to get your point across. They present information in an informative and entertaining way that helps people understand more easily what you’re trying to say. Use infographics to illustrate facts on social media, in presentations and for fun. According to Bit Rebels, “Our brain can digest the facts presented on an infographic three times faster ...
Black Friday Deals! Cyber Monday Sales! Holiday Bargains! Whether you shop in stores or online, you want to be sure you’re getting the best prices and aren’t overpaying for your purchases. But how can you know whether the Black Friday sale price will be lower than the Cyber Monday deal and the end-of-the-year bargain? These tech tools will help you compare prices both in stores and online.
It’s that time of year again, time to get your holiday tech gift list in order. With everyone you need to buy for, there’s a tech gift that will delight and amaze them. You may even find some gifts to add to your own wish list! Power to the People With tech comes a need for charging. Devices tend to be portable, whether they are laptops, tablets or phones.
Whether you’re looking for a fun gift for someone, or want to treat yourself, subscription boxes offer fun and surprises. Subscription boxes are an e-commerce creation of the Internet that delivers a box full of gifts with a certain theme. Most subscription box services deliver a box each month filled with gifts. Beauty boxes contain items such as skin and hair care products and cosmetics.
When you’re planning a trip, the biggest expense may be the cost of the flights. Airfares can be expensive and budgeting for them can be a challenge. Prices change constantly so knowing which flights are the best can be confusing. If you find a fare you think is fair, how do you know whether the price will drop? Or rise suddenly? Buying a plane ticket seems to be a guessing game.
Alexa, Amazon’s digital assistant, turned two years old yesterday. In that time, Alexa has gotten much smarter, with over 3200 skills ready for your commands. Alexa is now available on more Amazon products, including the Echo, Dot, Tap, Fire TV and Fire HD 8 tablet. But with over 3200 skills, Alexa can get confusing.
If you want to live a long life, your doctor may recommend a healthy diet and plenty of exercise. But a new study suggests that using Facebook may help to extend our lives. Researchers from Harvard, Yale, Northeastern and the University of California at San Diego released a study this week that found that people who use Facebook live longer than those who don’t.
Last week the future of computing took a big step forward. Microsoft and Apple announced new computers that give us a glimpse of what computers will be like in years to come. Both Microsoft and Apple are trying to innovate with these new computers, offering features that haven’t been seen before. These features may become the standard for future machines.
In addition to being a giant in search, mapping, videos and more, Google has given us some tricks and treats over the years. But Google has some secret fun for us with at least seven hidden games you can play when you need a break from life. These games are free and can be a fun way to while away the time. You may even learn about geography, aeronautics and physics as you play.
Amazon has been very busy lately, figuring out new ways to make Prime members happier. As if Prime Reading, introduced earlier this month, weren’t enough, now Amazon is launching Family Vault for storing and sharing photos. If you’ve ever gone on a group vacation and wanted to share photos, you know exchanging photos can get confusing.
Facebook has launched a new feature called Marketplace that lets you buy and sell stuff with other Facebook folks living near you. With Facebook having over 1.7 billion users worldwide, the potential for this new shopping option could be very promising. Using Marketplace Facebook’s updated iOS (iPhone/iPad) and Android apps now have a storefront icon in the bottom menu, which ...
Fans of facts are often frustrated by the Internet. Sorting fact from fiction is often challenging and information overload is a common complaint. Believe it or not, some information on the Internet isn’t, well, truthful. Shocking, isn’t it? Spending your time reading an article that isn’t truthful is a waste of time.
One of the most compelling features of the new iPhone 7 Plus is the dual cameras that allow you to create special effects with your photos. One of those effects is bokeh, an effect that lets you focus on one part of the photo while blurring the rest of the image. The bokeh feature is only available on the iPhone 7 Plus, not the iPhone 7 or earlier iPhone models, and works in ...
Amazon has given more benefits to Prime members — Prime Reading and Audible Channels. Now members of Amazon Prime in the US can get Prime Reading, to read unlimited free Kindle ebooks and digital versions of magazines, and Audible Channels, to listen to original content. Prime Reading You don’t need to own a Kindle to get Prime Reading books and magazines.
Google signaled to the world its future direction this week, announcing new products for your daily life. A change from its focus on services, such as Maps, Gmail and Chrome, Google is introducing hardware that utilizes its services across platforms. Google’s announcements of new products, including a phone, smart speaker, Wi-Fi router, video streaming device and virtual reali ...
Every time we get behind the wheel of a car, we put our lives and the lives of others at risk. Self-driving cars are designed to reduce those risks by letting tech control our vehicles. Accident rates for autonomous cars have been much lower than for humans. Google’s self-driving car has had only 13 collisions after traveling 1.8 million miles.
Tech goes wrong. And when it goes wrong, frustration levels can soar. Few issues frustrate people more than tech. Tech can make people crazy. Whether it’s a Bluetooth connection that drops, a printer that won’t print, an app that crashes or a cell phone battery that drains too quickly, your tech troubles can quickly become overwhelming.