Rick Trussell

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Belly Fat: 12 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

Getting rid of your belly bulge is important for more than just vanity's sake. Excess abdominal fat-particularly visceral fat, the kind that …

Google Calendar Tutorial 2012 for Beginners

A Google Calendar video tutorials covering the fundamentals of using Google Calendar for beginners in 2012.<p>This Google Calendar tutorial for …

Videostream is a must-have Chrome extension for any Chromecast owner

Google’s Chromecast is a great piece of gear, and it becomes more attractive with each new service or capability it gains. Videostream is just the latest example.<p>Videostream is a free extension for the Chrome web browser that lets users cast local media files to the Chromecast, without any …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …

5 Must-Download Apps This Week: Make Mixtapes, Find Yoga + More!

This week’s must-download apps are brought to you by the letter H — they’ll make you happier, healthier and even give you hacker-level powers when it comes to accessing your own personal info. From an app that lets you find your om away from home to one that will give your summer love something to …

Google Launches Photowall iOS And Android Apps For Beaming Collaborative Galleries To Chromecast

Google has launched a new iOS and Android app with Chromecast-specific features called Photowall. The app, as detailed by 9to5Mac, lets users send photos from their device to their Chromecast-connected TV, and works with either one iPhone user or a group on the same network. There are also photo …

Google Drive - 6 Features That Make it Awesome

Remove Gmail Inbox Tabs and Revert to the Old Gmail Inbox

A tutorial on how to remove Gmail inbox tabs, revert to Gmail's old inbox look and utilize priority inbox in Gmail.<p><i>This Gmail video tutorial on</i> …

Simple Guidelines for Protecting Your Gmail Account

<i>If you're like us, the keys to your life are kept within Gmail's walls. Make sure they're safe by following a few simple guidelines. The web apps</i> …

OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive and Box: Which cloud storage service is right for you?

Storing your files in the cloud has many advantages. You can view your files from any phone, tablet or computer that's connected to the Internet, and the cloud can also provide backup for files so they'll never disappear if your phone gets lost or your computer crashes. Using the cloud is a …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

15 best free Android apps of 2018!

Android’s biggest strength is its app ecosystem. There are a digital ton of Android apps. People downloaded them billions of times. Some of them cost money and some of them don’t. Usually, the best apps will cost you a few bucks. However, there are plenty of amazing options that don’t cost you …

Apps

The First 15 Apps You Have To Download For Your New Android Phone

We rounded up the 15 best apps you absolutely need to download right now to get your new Android started.

AirCast Mobile Wants To Make Phone-To-TV Video Sharing As Easy As Texting

Chances are you’ve got a screen in your pocket and a screen in your living room, and as time goes on more and more companies are trying to find ways to make the two play nice together. The latest entrant in the field is a Chicago-based startup called AirCast Mobile is taking a stab at bringing the …

Doctor On Demand App Gives $40 Medical Consultations From the Comfort of Your Smartphone

Today, it’s becoming expected that a smartphone should be able to do anything and everything useful, well beyond the gimmick of a few years ago, …

Google Launches New Tab Page for Chrome with a Search Bar

Google today announced that it has started rolling out a New Tab page for Chrome that features a search bar front and center. It also offers current Google Doodles without having to first navigate to Google’s homepage.<p>To get the new page, the only requirement is that you must have Google as your …

WhatsApp sets new record with 27 billion messages in a day

WhatsApp, the mobile service that has established itself as a free alternative to texting, has reached new heights.<p>The company announced on its Twitter page on Wednesday that in the previous 24-hour period, it had set a new one-day record of handling 27 billion messages. According to the company, …

Google's Chrome App Launcher is Now Live For Windows Users

Windows users can now download and enable the Chrome App Launcher, giving them instant access to common Web-based Google services such as the Chrome browser, Gmail, Google Drive and the Chrome store.<p>It’s essentially a shortcut to the landing page on the Chrome browser, which shows a horizontal grid …

Beautiful Wall Control Options for the Connected Home

Implementing remote control in your home is easy. Sometimes, the “easy” part can get in the way of all the trouble you spent in designing the perfect …

PlayOn bringing Aereo to game consoles, Android and Google TV in three cities on July 10 (update)

Aereo's streaming television service is coming to your game console of choice as well as Google TV and Android devices starting on July 10th. The service kicks off in New York City, Boston and Atlanta on July 10th, with 20 more cities planned for expansion this year (including major locations like …

WhitePages Scoops Up Mr. Number, an Android App for Blocking Unwanted Calls

Seattle-based WhitePages has acquired Mr. Number — a startup whose Android software aims to make it easier for people to see who is calling them, and …

Android 4.2.2 firmware leaks for Galaxy S3, complete with Galaxy S4 features

<i>A leaked Android 4.2.2 firmware for the Galaxy S3 surfaced online. Features like a new Settings UI, a new lockscreen, and more are coming to the Galaxy S3 in the future.</i><p>It’s no surprise that Samsung is planning to bring some of the software features launched on the Galaxy S4 to the Galaxy S3. The …

Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean 4.2.2 update leaks with Galaxy S 4 features

Samsung’s Android 4.2.2 update for the Galaxy S III has leaked, bringing Galaxy S 4 functionality to the older smartphone, though the official …

SMS integration coming to Google+ Hangouts

This week at Google I/O, Google announced it's beefing up Google+ Hangouts by introducing a one-on-one chat feature, access to chat history, and a standalone app. But how about adding some real red meat, like say, SMS integration?<p>Never fear, hardcore messaging carnivores -- it's on the way.<p>So says …

Redbox Instant Is Now Available On LG Smart TVs

On-demand movie streaming service Redbox Instant, a joint venture between Redbox and Verizon Communications, is now available on LG’s Smart TV platform.<p>Over 40 models are supported at launch, allowing users to connect to the service and start watching content without any additional hardware or …

Insteon Hub automates your home using iPhone or Android apps

Home automation is one of those technologies that a lot of people find interesting, but perceived complexity and cost keeps a lot of people from …

Home Automation

Outlook.com update adds support for chatting with Gmail contacts

Microsoft‘s Outlook.com email service has been growing steadily, with some users making the switch from Gmail in order to have a more unified Windows …

Top 5 Samsung Galaxy S3 custom ROMs

You want to bring the best out of your Samsung Galaxy S3 phone by using a custom ROM, but you dread spending days trawling the web for the best ones? …

Batteries

Trendnet outs new Nano Wireless Extender and cloud camera

Trendnet is a company that’s been around for a long time producing all sorts of networking hardware and other peripherals for computer users and …

Wi-Fi