Tag Archives: tech

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 […]

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 […]