• Amazon Expands Alexa with More Devices and Skills

      Last week Amazon had a surprise event where it announced new devices and places where its digital assistant Alexa will be. If you’re a fan of Alexa, you’ll be pleased to use her in more places than ever before. If you’re not yet a fan yet, these new places may be compelling enough for you to check out Alexa.

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    • 12 New Features in iOS 11 That Will Make You Want to Update Now

      This week Apple released iOS 11, the update to its mobile operating system for iPhone and iPad. This update is packed with features that may make your current device feel like a new one. Apple gave us a sneak preview of iOS 11 in June at their WWDC developer’s conference. We learned what was coming in September and now it’s here for you to download to your iPhone and iPad.

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    • Bitmojis — Emojis Starring You!

      If you’re a fan of emojis, then you probably enjoy using them to make your messages, posts and tweets more fun. Bu you know how emojis can be even more fun? With Bitmojis! Bitmojis are emojis that feature you. Unlike regular emojis that look the same for everyone, Bitmojis are unique to you because they are you. You can create a Bitmoji to look like you.

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  • How to Know Which Apps Are Tracking Your Location

    … Do you know which apps on your phone are tracking your location? You may be sharing your location with apps, not realizing you’re doing it. If so, you may be giving up both privacy and battery life on your phone. When you load a new app onto your phone, it may ask for some permissions. In your eagerness to start using the app, you may agree…

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  • Apple Announces 3 New iPhones and More!

    … with a new approach to the design of retail space. Flagship stores in New York, Paris, Milan, Washington, DC and Chicago will be redesigned to incorporate spaces where people can do much more than shop. Spaces will be created for learning, collaborating, researching and more. The Board Room will help app designers create new apps. The Forum will help…

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  • Why Your Favorite iPhone Apps May Not Work in a Month

    … If you’ve had an iPhone or iPad for a few years, you may have apps that are outdated. Since 2013, Apple has been encouraging developers to update their apps to make them more advanced. When iOS 11, the next version of the iPhone operating system, is launched later this month, older apps may not work with that operating system. Beginning…

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  • MoviePass – Watch a Movie Every Day for $10 a Month

    … If you’re a movie fan, you’ll probably be interested in the latest offering from MoviePass: for $9.95 per month you can see one movie per day, every day, at nearly any movie theater in the US. That’s right, for about the cost of one movie ticket (or less than the cost in some areas), you can see a movie every day of the month in a movie theater…

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  • How to Protect your Photos from Online Theft

    … We are living in the age of visual content. We are living in the age where engaging imagery has become an integral part of all content marketing tactics. It’s hard, if not impossible, to conceive a blog post today without quality photos since articles accompanied by photos are likely to get 94% more views. Blogging is indissolubly linked…

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  • How IFTTT Can Make Your Phone Smarter and Your Life Easier

    … The Wonder of Tech is pleased to welcome Kwanga Akura as a guest author. Kwanga explains how you can make the most of IFTTT (If This Then That) on your phone. These tips and tricks can help automate tasks to make your life easier. Today’s mobile devices are magnificent, they are faster, smarter and a lot more efficient as compared to earlier…

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  • A Day Without My Apple Watch — How I Pushed Through

    … The question I get asked most about my Apple Watch is, “What do you use it for?” A day without my Apple Watch showed me clearly the features I missed most when I was without it. The other day something happened to me that hadn’t happened since April 2015 — I was without my Apple Watch. I got my Apple Watch the first day it was released and have…

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  • 5 Favorite Tech Tools to Help You Plan the Best Vacation Ever

    … Learning English If you are learning the English language, check out my weekly personal technology column at Voice of America Learning English. This week’s article is: US Company Is Putting Microchips in Its Employees. Be the first to comment... Related Posts: Happy 6th Anniversary to The Wonder of Tech! Pinterest Place Pins – Your…

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  • The 100 Most Useful Websites For (Almost) Anyone And Everyone

    … a few minutes. Airbnb — Rent unique accommodations from local hosts in 191+ countries. Alexa — See the top 500 websites on the web. Allrecipes — Find and share everyday cooking inspiration on Allrecipes. AlternativeTo — AlternativeTo lets you find apps and software by recommending alternatives to apps you already know. Awesome Screenshot…

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  • 11 Reasons Why I Love Google Photos — And You Should Too

    … I hated Google+ when it was launched as a social network as it was forcing us to sign up for a Google+ account to use other Google services (like YouTube, Gmail, Picasa Web, etc.). But then I learned to love Google+ because of Google+ Photos. Google+ Photos was a revamped version of Picasa Web Albums. I was able to explore all my Picasa Web…

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