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If you’re still getting used to the idea of self-driving cars, then the next leap to flying cars may seem like a distant concept. But two companies have big plans to bring flying cars to reality very soon. Imagine never having to worry about traffic jams, stop lights, road construction or potholes.
If you’ve been reading Kindle books for a while, you may have accumulated hundreds or even thousands of books by now. But trying to find which books you want to read in your library may be a challenge. Whether you’re reading Kindle books on a Kindle ereader, phone, tablet or your computer, you may want an easy way to find books in your library.
Facebook held its annual F8 developers’ conference this week, revealing its plans for the future. While in the past the company has changed the way we communicate with others, Facebook has even bigger plans for our future. At the conference, Facebook shared its plans for radically changing the way we communicate.
You may do an image search to see what someone or something looks like. But there are many other reasons to do image searches. Now you can use images see related items to get inspiration for fashion, travel, decorating and more. Google and Pinterest have each created new ways to search using images.
Tech makes sharing messages very easy. Facebook, email, text messages, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and more help you communicate your thoughts with others more easily than ever before. For those who want to share scripture from the Bible, tech has made that easier too. Perhaps you want to lift someone’s spirits by sharing an inspirational verse.
If you think driverless vehicles are the future of transportation, you may be correct. Using driverless vehicles for public transportation got a step closer to reality this month, with a self-driving pod that is being tested in the Greenwich area of London, England. This pod, called “Harry”, is moving people around Greenwich to test how driverless vehicles can interact with the public.
There are times when you need to know who is calling or texting you, but you can’t look at your phone. You may be expecting a very important call from a very important person. Maybe you’re hoping to hear about a new job, or about a new baby who’s due any day, or about being cast in a new Broadway musical.
If you’re a fan of emojis, you’ll enjoy Memoji, a new app that turns your selfies into emojis. If your friends are fans of emojis, you can turn their photos into emojis too. And even if your friends aren’t fans of emojis, you can still turn their photos into emojis. Perhaps then they will become emoji fans! Memoji is a free app for iPhone (the Android version is in the work ...
Like it or not, Facebook has become a forum for politics. People share news and views on politics with their friends on Facebook. But many of these are shared only among friends. A new service from Facebook called Town Hall helps users in the US connect directly with their government representatives at the federal, state and local levels.
When are you getting here? Are you running late? Should we wait for you? A new update to Google Maps contains a handy tool that you may use often. This tool lets you share your location with your friends. No more need to let someone know that you’re running late, stuck in an annoying traffic jam, and leave everyone guessing when you’ll get there.
This week Apple announced new products, updates to products, new accessories and a new app. If you’re looking to buy an Apple product, your choices may have just changed. New iPad Apple introduced a new 9.7″ iPad that is not only less expensive than the previous iPad, it’s less expensive than the iPad Mini.
Netflix is bringing changes to make it easier for you to rate shows and find ones that are a good match for you. You also may be able to save time while binge-watching your favorite shows! Netflix User Rating Update No longer will you be able to rate what you watch on Netflix with stars *****. After the update, Netflix will only let users vote Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down on vide ...
Q. I heard that I can use my iPhone to find my parked car. Can you tell me how that works? I don’t like to admit this, but sometimes I forget where I parked my car. If I’m shopping in a big mall, forgetting where my car is parked can be a big problem. My friends and family make fun of me because I just don’t pay attention to where I park my car.
Twitter can be a helpful source of breaking news, social insights and inspirational quotes, it does have its flaws. Twitter can also be annoying, with troll accounts ready to pounce on tweets using vile replies. Twitter can also be the source of spoilers, if you log on before you’ve had a chance to watch your favorite show or sporting event.
This week, WikiLeaks released a statement saying that it had possession of Vault 7, a collection of CIA software files that could use tech devices to spy on others. Targeted devices at risk include iPhones, Android phones, Samsung TVs and Internet-connected cars. According to WikiLeaks, Vault 7 is “the largest intelligence publication in history.
Getting the truth is challenging enough without seeing fake news stories in your Facebook News Feed. If your friend posts a fake news story, it may be an innocent mistake. But if you share that story with others, you may be spreading information that just isn’t true. Facebook has started rolling out a program that shows an alert when the truth of a news story has been dispute ...
Tech is at its best when it solves an annoying problem. Waiting for a table at a popular restaurant isn’t the worst problem in the world…unless you have a fussy toddler, have other things to do, or are very hungry. Or your Significant Other refuses to go to your favorite restaurant because of the long wait for a table. Then waiting for a restaurant table can seem like a very annoying problem.
If you’re an Android fan, you’ll be glad to know about two new updates to Android that Google just announced. If you’re not an Android fan, these updates may sway you to become one. The competition between Android and iPhone seems to be heating up and we the consumers are the winners. Both Google and Apple are trying to make the most of their operating systems for phones by o ...
Whether you’re squinting trying to read a menu in a dark restaurant, the warning label on your medication, or the fine print on a contract you probably shouldn’t be signing, a magnifying glass can come in very handy. One with a light would be even better. Good news! That phone in your pocket is filled with handy tools, including a magnifying glass.
Q. I just read your post on how you don’t need a Kindle to read an ebook. I’m interested in trying out ebooks to have some books handy to read when I’m stuck in line somewhere, waiting for an appointment or traveling. I’d like to download some free books to my tablet and phone and am very interested in learning where I can find free ebooks.