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Shhh… Your mom has a secret. This year for Mother’s Day she is really hoping for a tech gift. Your mom may not be a techie, but she is certain to love these tech gifts that will brighten her day. That’s right, your mom is bound to grin with delight when she opens up her Mother’s Day present this year and finds one of these tech gifts.
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 ...
Last week Facebook announced its newest feature, designed to help you spend even more time on the site. That’s right, if you’re concerned that you aren’t spending nearly enough time on Facebook, this news will help solve your problem. Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook announced on his Facebook page that Facebook Watch will be coming soon.
If want to send a personal message from the jolly old Santa, check out Portable North Pole (PNP). This service lets you create a free personal video from Santa and send it to your favorite people, whether they’ve been naughty or nice! Santa’s video will include photos of you and your loved one, as well as a photo of their most desired gift.
If you’ve been on Facebook, you’ve probably seen Facebook Year in Review videos, for yourself and/or your friends. These year-end videos are filled with friends, memories and posts from the past year. Facebook’s Year in Review videos can be a heartwarming reminder of wonderful times. Or they could contain memories you wish had stayed in the past.
If you use Facebook Messenger, you may think it’s only for sending messages to your Facebook friends. If you don’t use Facebook Messenger, you may have no idea what it does. The good news is that Facebook Messenger is filled with handy tools that can make it much easier to interact with others. For example, you can share songs, play games and even share your location on a map within Messenger.
‘Tis the season for holiday music! If you like to listen to tunes to get you in a festive spirit, you should check out these music services. Each one has plenty of options for you to celebrate the season with music. Whether you enjoy the classic holiday tunes or prefer contemporary music, you can find plenty of choices with these music services.
Do you know how much time you spend on your phone each day? How about each week? Do you know which apps you’re using the most? Do you know which apps are using most of your battery power? You may not know exactly how much time you spend, and you might be able to guess the apps you use the most. You may also wonder which apps are battery hogs.
Whether you’re shopping online or in stores, you want to be sure you’re getting the best deals. Rather than driving around town or hunting through dozens of website, you can save time and money by using tech tools. In just a short time you can see what the best deals are and find sales, discounts and coupons to make your shopping merrier.
‘Tis the season…for tech gifts! That’s right, nothing puts a twinkle in the eyes of your loved ones more than a tech gift. Not sure what to get those near and dear to you? A tech gift is the answer, for tech fans and non-tech fans alike. Whether they love or loathe tech, they’ll appreciate these thoughtful gifts from you.
Life can be tough enough without having to face hatred on the Internet. Now you can see a kinder view of the world with a new Chrome extension called #ChooseKind. This extension is designed to block hateful posts on social media and replace them with kind messages. That’s right, if you’re tired of reading mean posts, the good news is that you don’t have to anymore.
When you search for a book on Google, you may be looking for links to buy it in print or as an ebook. But now Google search results can show you whether a book you’re searching for is available as an ebook at your local library. By seeing this information in Google search results, you can borrow an ebook from your library without ever leaving the comfort of your home. Or your office.
The iPhone X (pronounced “iPhone 10”) launched on Friday last week and I was lucky enough to get mine on Friday morning. I’ve been using it extensively since then and have been testing its innovative features. While I have been extremely pleased with my purchase, I want you to know which features may make the iPhone X the best phone for you.
When you want to watch a movie at home, you may wonder where you you can stream it. Netflix? Hulu? Amazon Prime? HBO? You could check each one individually or check out Reelgood who can do that for you instantly. Reelgood shows you where you can watch movies and TV shows, and whether they are available for streaming or rental.
When you want to find out about the news, you don’t want to have to sift through articles of little importance to you. Ideally, you’d like to see news that is relevant, accurate and covering topics you’re interested in. Since the death of my favorite news app, Zite, I have been looking for a news aggregator that could figure out what news I wanted to read so I wouldn’t have to ...
Amazon has just announced two new products that will help make the process of buying stuff from them even easier. That’s right, Amazon has come up with a new way of getting purchases to you with less hassle. Amazon Key and Cloud Cam are now being sold together to make your home smarter and make buying from Amazon easier.
Tomorrow morning Apple begins taking pre-orders for the iPhone X. This phone is a new and cutting-edge model designed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, originally launched in 2007. The Wonder of Tech is excited to welcome Ian Andrews whose guest post points out the pros and cons of the new iPhone X.
If you’re a fan of TV, you like to watch TV shows. And you also like to listen to TV shows. But listening to TV shows can be a challenge at times. The TV may be muted, especially if you’re at a gym, airport or restaurant. Or another TV may be playing with the sound on. Or you may be in a noisy space where you can’t hear the TV. Or you may be near a sleeping baby/spouse you don’t want to wake.
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