Carolyn Nicander Mohr

  • 7 Hidden Google Games and How to Find Them

    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.

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  • How to Get the Bokeh Blur Effect on Photos Without an iPhone 7 Plus

    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 ...

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  • Google Announces New Phones, VR Viewer and More

    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 ...

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  • iPhone 7 Plus Review – Does Newer Mean Better for You?

    Earlier this month, Apple announced the launch of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus that are filled with new features but have the glaring omission of a headphone jack. Critics thought potential buyers would shun the phones because of the headphone jack issue, but naysayers are often wrong and many models of the new phones are now backordered until November.

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  • The New Google Trips App – For the Explorer in You

    Whether you’re planning a trip or want to explore your local area, a new app from Google will help with your excursion. Google Trips is a free app that helps you plan and organize trips. Connect your Google account(s) and have the app scour your inbox for both past and future trips. The app lets you type in a location if you want to explore possible destinations.

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  • Using Wi-Fi vs. Cellular Data (and Why You Should Care)

    Q. What’s the difference between using data and Wi-Fi? I’m confused and I hope you can help. I was at home on my phone checking Facebook and my daughter scolded me that I was using data instead of Wi-Fi. We share a family data plan and she accused me of hogging our data. I didn’t want to admit it to her, but I don’t understand the difference.

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  • 20 New iOS 10 Features That Will Spoil You

    iOS 10 was released this week and got off to a rough start. Some people who tried to update their iPhones over the air had trouble and their phones were locked or “bricked” until they connected them to iTunes on their computers. But Apple quickly resolved the issue and soon people were updating to iOS 10 without major issues.

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  • Apple Announces iPhone 7, Watch 2 and More

    Apple’s annual fall event was held yesterday where it announced new products and software, giving you opportunities to buy more tech or update your older tech with software to make it feel new. Two new phones were announced, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, as well as a new Apple Watch, new earbuds and more. Partner companies including Nintendo and Nike also presented new offerings tied to Apple tech.

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  • Discover Free Ebooks with Freebooksy

    What’s better than free ebooks? Free ebooks you actually want to read. Freebooksy is a website to help you find free ebooks. What makes this site so useful is the ability to find the ebooks that you’ll want to read. The site also shows you books that are discounted or on sale if you’re looking for bargain books.

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  • How to Find Out What Facebook Knows About You

    Facebook recently announced that it has figured out a way to override ad blockers and show its users ads, both on mobile devices and computers. This means that if you’re a Facebook user, you’ll probably be seeing ads even if you have an ad blocker installed. These ads may be helpful, such as alerting you when your favorite tv show comes back on the air, or when your favorite ...

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