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The Best Smart Devices For Your Home 2020

The top five at home technology device in 2020

You may be wondering how you can stay up to date in this day and age, with technology moving at such a rapid pace it can at times seem overwhelming on what tech gadgets are helpful or just waste of money. So we have created a list of top 5 smart home devices everyone needs […]

Apple Arcade Offers Game Subscription

Apple Arcade Offers Game Subscription

When it comes to subscription services, there is more than streaming. Apple’s new gaming subscription service, Apple Arcade provides users with access to more than 100 games.The feature is a part of the iOS 13 beta update that select customers tested last September. Apple Arcade is currently available in 150 countries. The subscription service is […]

The Streaming Wars

The Streaming Wars

The latest tech war is much more complex than past fights like Apple vs. Android and DVD vs. VHS. The term The Streaming Wars entered the lexicon late last year with the launch of Disney’s anticipated streaming service, Disney +. The platform that reached 10 million subscribers in the first day is set to rival […]

Effects of Blue Light

Effects of Blue Light

As our time in front of screens has increased, the negative effects of blue light have, well, come to light. On the visible spectrum, each color light wave has a different energy and wavelength. Red light waves are shorter and have less energy, while blue light has the same short waves but more energy. Lights […]

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 […]

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 […]

Okay Google, Let’s Get Spooky!

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

Psychology and Tech Addiction

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

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 […]