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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The History of CTRL + ALT + DELETE

According to Bill Gates, the most common keyboard shortcut to stop any frozen PC was created by mistake. Gates later blamed IBM for mix-up. Here’s how the mistake in programming became the go-to PC fix. In 1981, David Bradley was part of a team working on a project IBM’s new personal computer.The project known under […]