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New Website Checks Security of Smart Home Devices

New Website Checks Security Risks of Smart Home Devices

Smart home and mobile devices connected to the Internet can pose certain security and privacy risks. Consumers are rarely aware of these risks when installing their latest smart home device. A website, YourThings Scorecard was developed and launched by researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill […]

The History of SEO

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Like all the tech concepts that encapsulate our whole, SEO started out as a primitive practice that has evolved into the backbone of how we search for and discover content. On August 6, 1991, the first website was launched by Tim Berners-Lee. The site which is still up today, unknowingly launched what would change our […]

“Alexa, refill my prescription.”

Alexa can now refill your prescriptions

Alexa can control the temperate of your home, brew a pot of coffee, turn on your lights, play your favorite song, and more. As a part of Amazon’s newly integrated health initiative, the AI can now refill your medication and set medication reminders. Amazon partnered with Omnicell, a pharmaceutical automation company and the pharmacy chain […]

Top Tech Gifts Of The Last Decade

Top Tech Gifts Of The Last Decade

Over the past decade, technology has evolved more than we ever thought possible. From saving lives to changing the way we listen to music and watch television, tech has integrated every part of our lives. Gadgets and various tech have become the most popular gifts over the past ten holiday seasons. Take a trip down […]

Tips To Keep Your Phone’s Battery Charged

Tips To Keep Your Phone’s Battery Charged

We’ve all been out and forgotten to charge our phone. Without at least a few percentage points, our communication with the world and possibly safety is lessened. It’s easy to forget to charge your phone on a busy day. Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of a charge. Make […]

DOJ Completes Investigation Into Mobile Phone Carriers

DOJ Completes Investigation Into Mobile Phone Carriers

In April 2018, The Department of Justice (DOJ) launched an investigation to determine if major mobile providers AT&T, Verizon, and the industry group GSM Association (GSMA), an association representing the interests of mobile companies, colluded to prevent customers from switching carriers by limiting eSim installation in smart phones.The companies face allegations of trying to lock […]

4 Smart Home Devices You Might Not Know About

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Every home has gotten smart in the last few years. Thanks to devices like the Amazon Echo, Google Home, smartphones and their iterations the convenience of technology in our homes is more accessible and affordable than ever. These devices are a major aspect of having a smart home. Once you’ve said your first “Hey, Google” […]

Netflix Testing Playback Speed on Android

Netflix Testing Playback Speed on Android

Netflix is currently testing a feature users of the streaming service have requested for years- the option to adjust playback speed. The streaming giant launched the test on its Android app in late October. Playback speed adjustments allows for users to increase or slow down the speed of videos on mobile devices. The feature is […]

Lawmakers Want Streaming Services To Show Emergency Alerts

Lawmakers Want Streaming Services To Show Emergency Alerts

Several senators have introduced a bipartisan bill that would require streaming services to show emergency alerts. The bill mainly targets Netflix and Spotify and would require the services to show emergency alerts as users are streaming content. The Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement (READI) Act is a response to the January 2018 missile scare in […]