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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

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

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 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

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 […]

Google’s New Search Engine Update

The Internet’s favorite search engine recently had a major update, although you most likely didn’t notice. The tech giant was first known for its search engine and has since moved on to hardware.Google does not often publicly speak about Search, but recently, the company has revealed an updated algorithm that aims to improve your search […]

Okay Google, Let’s Get Spooky!

Your Google Home device is full of fun, scary tricks and treats for Halloween! Google can play spooky music, tell a scary story, and more! Get extra spooky with these hidden Google Home commands. Scary Sound Effects for Trick or Treat Terrify and delight your neighborhood trick-or-treaters by saying “Hey Google, get spooky.” The command […]

Amazon Announces New Alexa Skills

Amazon’s annual Fall product announcement is a highlight for many and has been growing each year. From Echo, Echo, Auto, the failed Fire Phone, Amazon is never at a loss for new tech. The successful and well-established Echo has a few new features such as… “Alexa, tell me what you heard?” and “Why did you […]

Psychology and Tech Addiction

The World Health Organization officially recognized Internet gaming as an addiction last summer. Psychologists and mental health professionals have started to take Internet and tech addiction more seriously as it impacts individuals and communities. Research shows Americans spend most of their waking and working hours with screens. A study conducted by the nonprofit Common Sense […]

Supreme Court Hands Victory To Blind Man Who Sued Domino’s Over Site Accessibility

The Supreme Court denied a petition from pizza giant Domino’s on Monday to hear whether its website is required to be accessible to the disabled, resulting in a loss for the company. The case was originally brought by a blind man named Guillermo Robles, who sued the pizza chain after he was unable to order […]