Rebecca Wallis

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Google Flights Now Predicts Flight Delays

You’ve been waiting at the airport for two hours, you’ve had your Cinnabon fix, and you’re ready to board the plane. There’s just one problem: <i>there</i> …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

How to Send Android Text Messages With Your Amazon Echo or Google Home

Making phone calls with your smart speaker has been an option for a while now (whether you prefer Amazon’s Alexa AI or a Google Home device) but …

Define Yourself by What You Love

This graduation speech by Australian comedian and <i>Groundhog Day</i> composer Tim Minchin contains a bit of advice that I’ve certainly heard elsewhere, but …

DJ Using Spotify With This New App

While the mixtape is long gone, you still might be looking for a new way to share your latest weekend mix with your coworkers, or stay connected to …

Turn Your Smart Home Speaker Into a White Noise Machine

Whether you’re trying to focus on your work or lull yourself to sleep, white noise is a useful tool to have at your disposal. Now that smart …

The MoviePass Tips You Need to Know

MoviePass, the almost all-you-can-watch buffet of movies on the big screen, is a pretty sweet deal at $9.95 a month. But what if I told you that deal …

Become a Deep Learning Coder From Scratch in Under a Year

Machine learning (aka A.I.) seems bizarre and complicated. It’s the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds …

Which Cloud Storage Service Should You Use?

Got an email address? Use a computer? Is that a smartphone in your pocket? Then you need to get yourself some cloud storage. Having an …

How to Get Google's Lightweight 'Assistant Go' App On Your Current Android Phone

For the past year, Google has been pumping out lightweight versions of its most popular apps designed specifically for low-cost smartphones. Under …

How to Tweak Spotify’s Generated Playlists

Spotify’s algorithm-generated playlists try, but they don’t always hit the mark. If you want to mess with the recipe a bit, try out Nelson, the …

Your Essential Oil Diffuser Could Make Your Pets Sick

The one time I really tend to wish my pets could talk is when they’re sick. Pet illnesses can seem so vague and amorphous, sometimes—a little puking …

How to Protect Your Smart TV From Getting Hacked

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, smart TVs are the worst. The extra software is usually clunky enough to get in the way of whatever you …

Televisions

Google Express Doesn’t Replace Amazon Prime, But It’s Still Pretty Useful

In the arms race between Amazon and Google, homebodies are the clear winners. (Warehouse workers… not so much.) But Google’s latest parry, Google …

The Mobile Apps That People Regret Using

People use Grindr, Two Dots, and Reddit of their own free will. But they don’t really feel good about it, according to a joint survey by the mobile …

Apps

The Google Pixel Class Action Lawsuit: What You Need to Know

If you bought a first-generation Google Pixel phone you may have some money coming your way. A new class action lawsuit against the tech giant argues …

What to Do If Your Favorite Website Won't Load

Most of the time, we take the internet for granted. So when something goes wrong (like Twitter crashes or your boss decides to block Reddit at work) …

Pretend You're Good at It

A while back, I met up with my pal Jenny Lawson, who was in town recording the audiobook version of her memoir, <i>Let’s Pretend This Never Happened</i>. I …

What Would a Rich Person Do?

My friend once worked as an assistant for a very busy and successful man who was traveling out of the country. Close to his travel date, he realized …

Junk, Ranked

Cleaning out your house is a monster job, physically and mentally. Every decision to toss something becomes a reckoning of your lifestyle. Even when …

Google's Android Messages Is About to Copy iMessage's Best Feature

Google’s released more messaging apps that I can remember (Allo, Android Messages, Messenger, Hangouts, Gchat, the list goes on), but the company’s …

MoviePass Subscriptions Are Now $7.95 and Come With Free Fandor Subscriptions

MoviePass is attempting to attract even more customers with a new lower price that comes with free access to streaming service Fandor. If you’ve been …

AllCast Streams Your Videos to All Your DLNA Devices, Chromecast-Style

Android: One of the neatest things about the Chromecast is the ability to launch videos on your phone and then stream them to your TV. If you don't …

How to Become a More Reliable Person

Everyone has a mix of reliable and unreliable people in their lives. Reliable people are the ones that come through time and time again when they …

Relationships

Nigella 'a habitual criminal', court hears

The secret to speeding through airport security

It takes careful planning and the occasional improvisation, but the time you spend standing in line can be cut significantly.<p>Here are the tips you …

Confessions of a schoolies insider

But what's Schoolies really like for a high school graduate in 2013?<p>Pashing, piercing, passing out ... and having an early night for <i>The Bachelor</i> …

The scariest job ad of all time

Then we saw an ad which is scarier than The Grudge, The Ring and all four Paranormal Activity films combined. Seriously, all four of them.<p>Penny …