Tag Archives: Google

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” […]

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 […]

Apple Says iOS Can Send Data Through Third-Party Keyboards

Last week, Apple released iOS 13.1 and iPadOS. While the upgrade fixed several bugs from version 13, Apple has already warned users of another bug in the latest update. Apple says the bug can allow third-party keyboards installed on iOS 13 and iPadOS to gain “full access” even if you haven’t authorized this. Keyboards with full access […]

Should you put your plumbing online?

There are connected products for nearly every corner of your home. Security, lighting, cooking, cleaning and entertainment are all voice-enabled, if you’re willing to spend the money and swap out your dumb systems. Smart plumbing isn’t any different. There’s a steady stream of products that aim to smarten your water supply from all angles, but […]

“Hearables” Are Tech’s Next Big Thing

In October 2016, a group of tech industry royalty took the time to get a demonstration of a product from a startup called Doppler Labs. Bill Gates and other tech leaders were present and were given samples of the startup’s wireless headphones.The Here One wireless earbuds cancelled out background noise, amplified voices, and could speak […]

How Many Websites Are There?

On August 6, 1991, British physicist Tim Berners-Lee at CERN in Switzerland published the first ever website, the WorldWideWeb (W3). By the end of 1992 there were ten websites online and, after CERN made the W3 technology publicly available on a royalty-free basis in 1993, the internet gradually started to grow into the all-encompassing giant […]