Handy Tips

  • 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

    … car at your home. Music App Apple’s Music app has been overhauled to make it easier to find your music. There’s a new Library tab that is organized into: Playlists Artists Albums Songs Downloaded Music So you can find your music more easily and see which song you have downloaded to your phone. For You The For You section of Apple…

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  • Quora — What Have You Always Wondered About?

    … the weirdest question you’ve been asked when crossing an international border? Quora may be the best source for answers to these and many other questions. How Quora Works Quora is a website that’s free to use. When it first launched in 2009, it was available by invitation only but since 2010 Quora has been open to the public. Now, Quora gets over 100…

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  • 12 Tech Tools to Help You Relax

    … We all have stress in our lives. In fact, tech can often be a source of the stress. But tech can also help you to relax, offering a more calm environment and helping you to take your mind off of your troubles. When using apps or surfing the Web, you may become upset by a Facebook post, tweet, or news report. Or maybe you read an email from your…

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  • A True Story of a Computer Scam and How to Avoid It Happening to You

    … The Wonder of Tech is honored to welcome Lorraine Reguly as a guest author. Lorraine is a Wonder of Tech reader and fellow blogger who fell victim to a computer scam. She graciously shares her story with us and offers advice on how you can prevent this computer scam happening to you. “It’ll never happen to me!” “I’m too smart to fall for a scam…

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  • Shopping Tips You Need to Know — Advice from a Pro!

    … When you’re shopping online, getting the best deals may seem like a challenge. You can use the best tools, scour the Internet, wait for deals, research the best coupons and compare prices. And you can get advice from a pro. I recently spoke with Howard Schaffer, VP of Merchandise and Partner Management of Offers.com, who shared his best tips…

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  • 10 Top Tech Tools to Increase Your Vocabulary

    … that are too easy. Vocabulary.com adjusts the words it teaches you based on words you already know. We figure out which words you know and which ones you need a little help with. We keep practicing with you until you master the tough ones.” — Vocabulary.com You get to see words used in sentences and usage tips to help you learn how to use…

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  • Gifyt — The Easiest Way to Make Your Own GIF!

    … Q. I’m a big fan of GIF’s and I’ve really been enjoying PopKey. I started using it as an app and thanks for letting us know about it coming to the computer! I see GIFs everywhere now and with PopKey I can add GIFs easily. So much fun! I was wondering if there’s an easy way to make my own GIFs. I’m not a techie at all but since I’m seeing GIFs…

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  • PopKey Send GIFs Now Available for Your Computer!

    … Tech news is sometimes so exciting, you just want to: PopKey Send GIFs became available for computers yesterday. Now you can express yourself with images that are much more powerful than boring old emojis that just sit there and do nothing. :-0 Instead use GIFs (a/k/a animated images) to truly express your emotions. With PopKey Send GIFs you…

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