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WATCH: Let your voice assistant do the job

CAPE TOWN - Currently, voice or also known as Artifical Intelligent (AI) assistants are getting more popular. The first voice recognition device was …

Bixby

YouTube Music gains ability to download songs, albums, and playlists

While Google has said that YouTube Music and Google Play Music will soon merge, that doesn’t mean Google isn’t working on improving YouTube Music in …

Google

YouTube Music adds song and album downloads almost two years later

It's pretty surprising that Google is updating the YouTube Music app instead of scrapping it wholesale. Before the most recent update it mainly served as a way to cast tunes that don't exist on the Google Play Music app to a Chromecast Audio. With the new patch, though, it's getting a little more …

YouTube

4 reasons why you should not be browsing the internet without the Disconnect app - Salon.com

In a time when cyber-attackers are becoming more sophisticated every day and net neutrality regulations are constantly under fire, it's a good idea to invest in some web-surfing safeguards. And when it comes to Internet security, Disconnect is second to none. Read on to discover why The New York …

Internet

DirecTV Now is Quickly Becoming Pivotal to AT&T’s Wireless Business

With AT&T reporting its Q2 ’17 results yesterday, the pivotal role that the company’s DirecTV Now skinny bundle is playing in sustaining its wireless …

Wireless

Parents, social media isn’t turning your kids into robots

Most parents have concerns about their kid’s social media usage, but they shouldn’t worry about their brain cells frying. Under the hoodー kids are using social to better themselves.<p>Kids are running their own profitable slime businesses on Instagram, honing their dancing skills on musical.ly, …

Social Media Marketing

Google Play Music making New Release Radio available to all

When the Galaxy S8 and S8+ were unveiled, Samsung and Google announced a partnership that would give new owners of the handsets several exclusive Play Music features. One of which was a new radio station called New Release that was updated daily with new songs, curated by your music tastes. …

Google

The Google Earth Of Radio Lets You Listen To Any Station In The World

Browse the world’s radio stations, just by spinning a globe.<p>Ever since the first commercial station–Pittsburgh’s KDKA–began broadcasting on November 2, 1920, radio has functioned as a powerful cross-pollinating medium, capable of bringing new culture and ideas across even the most impenetrable …

The Arctic

Facebook now lets users trigger Safety Checks

Facebook’s Safety Check is a powerful tool to help users find out if their loved ones are okay in case they’re in an area struck by a natural disaster or crisis. It’s great, except for the fact that people have to wait for Facebook to manually turn it on.<p>That’s about to change: The social network …

Facebook

AWS adds web access to its WorkSpaces virtual desktop tool

Public cloud market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) today said that people can now use the Amazon WorkSpaces service without downloading and installing a client. Instead, they can use the service on the web after logging in.<p>“You can now be productive on heavily restricted networks and in …

Software

This awesome WordArt generator is a design blast from the past

If you’ve spent a few living minutes in the 90s, you know how important WordArt was during that time.<p>As a teenager, for me it was pretty much the only way to make a document look cool. By clicking a few buttons, my assignment looked at least 70 percent cooler than my classmates’.<p>Make WordArt is a …

Design

Coupons and Deals: The hottest coupon codes and deals

It’s never easy to say goodbye.<p>Thank you for visiting FatWallet. With sadness, we must inform you that we have closed our operations, and our website …

What Is a TinyLetter? Like Ye Olde Blog, but Less Public

“If there’s one silver lining in this whole thing: Donald Trump has cured my Impostor Syndrome,” Maris Kreizman, the editorial director of the Book of the Month Club, wrote this past week in her personal email newsletter, “The Maris Review.” “If he thinks he’s qualified to run this country, I can …

Google now lets you save pages to Keep on desktop and Android

Turns out Inbox isn’t the only app Google had updates for today. The company announced a few new features for Keep – its note-taking app – that should help make a bit more sense of your reminders and tasks.<p>First up, a new Chrome extension allows you to add a link to save directly in Keep, along …

Google

Google Search Will Soon Include Live TV Listings

Google is ready to give TV Guide and IMDB a run for their money. Pretty soon, you will be able to Google the name of a television show or movie and …

How to Create a Survey Using Google Forms

Google Forms gives users an easy way to create a survey that contains as many questions as they need to ask, in a variety styles. From planning an …

Barbra Streisand

Madeon's Adventure Machine

Play around with Madeon's Adventure Machine and make your own mix using the samples he's used in his debut album Adventure

Lifehacker - Tips, tricks and downloads for getting things done

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and a guide to using its waters to reflect on and improve …

FCC

Google Photos no longer creates copy of edited images, replaces original picture on device and cloud

Google Photos for Android recently received a slight redesign in the form of a bottom bar that signified a change in the Material Design guidelines. A smaller app update today changes the behavior of how edited photos are saved.<p>Before today’s update, changes made by the built-in Photos editor would …

Google

Pinterest-like image saving and tagging feature added to Google Search on the web

Last year, Google added a Pinterest-like photo saving and tagging feature to Image search. It was first available on the mobile web for Android and iOS, but starting today Google is rolling out the feature to desktop search.<p>The feature does not seem to be active yet, but it should work the same way …

Google

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview for PCs and mobile with many bug fixes

Microsoft today announced the release of new Windows 10 preview builds for PCs and mobile devices for people in the fast ring of the Windows Insider Program. Unlike the build released on March 17 that brought extensibility to Microsoft’s Edge browser, this preview build doesn’t have any big new …

Microsoft

YouTube's found the one issue that unites all US voters

Election-related YouTube traffic has grown by 485 percent since the middle of last year, even more on mobile, as US voters seek out information to help them decide their vote.<p>A full 110 million hours of this kind of content has now been watched on YouTube, which it’s estimated is 100 times more …

Elections

Get More from Google Drive with These Tips and Tricks

Google Drive is one of the popular cloud storage services that offer tons of storage features for its users. It integrates well with many third-party …

Google Has Added a New Feature "Preview Pane" To GmailTechnoBeep | TechnoBeep

If you are using Gmail, then here is good news for you, especially if you are using widescreen display. Google has added a new feature which name is …

Google confirms Hangouts will now use peer-to-peer connections to improve call quality and speed

Google Hangouts has received a small but important backend upgrade: peer-to-peer (p2p) connections. Google confirmed to VentureBeat that the functionality started rolling out to all users this week.<p>Reddit user kxra first spotted the addition in their Hangouts for Android app yesterday. We reached …

Google

Twitter has suspended 125,000 ISIS accounts since mid-2015

Twitter is coming clean about its efforts to fight terrorist-aligned accounts. In a new blog post, the company details a push towards fighting accounts aligned with violent extremist groups like ISIS, including increasing the size that manages reports and employing automated spam-fighting tools to …

Islamic State (ISIS)