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15 tips to increase performance on Windows 10

Although Windows 10 keeps getting faster and hardware more powerful, over time slow performance always seems to be one of the most frustrating issues …

Is Apple Slowing Down Old iPhones? Questions and Answers

For years, some consumers have suspected Apple of a nefarious plot: The company, they said, was slowing down their older iPhones to get them to buy new ones. Now, many of them feel vindicated.<p>In a statement on Wednesday, Apple said that it had released a “feature” that occasionally reduces …

California says the only safe way to talk on your cell phone is to text

Earlier this month, the California department of health released guidelines warning residents to avoid putting mobile phones up to their heads.<p>“Keep your phone away from your body,” the state health department writes. “Although the science is still evolving, some laboratory experiments and human …

Public Health

14 Best Free VPN Services for 2018

A VPN encrypts your online connection and increases both your digital privacy as well as your security. These Free VPN encrypts your browsing …

Unfortunately, Google Play Music has Stopped? Solutions to Fix the Issue

Since Google allows to use Podcasts in Google Play Music on Android, I enjoy listening to my favorite Podcasts a lot. But, sometimes it gives a …

Google Inbox will let you unsubscribe from mailing lists you’ve been ignoring

Like most people, our Gmail accounts are full of promotions we don’t remember signing up for, but luckily, Google now has a fix for that. …

California advises against keeping your phone in your pocket

The jury is still out on whether or not cellphone radiation is bad for you, but California's Department of Public Health isn't taking any chances. The agency just issued an advisory that suggests residents should take steps to limit their exposure to cellphones. The notice recommends avoiding phone …

Facebook App Crashing in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad ? Find the Solutions

Facebook app crashing on iPhone in iOS 11 issue is the hot debate on social media as users have posted complaints unanimously. Facebookers have …

How Blockchain, A.I. And Other Tech Trends Will Disrupt Healthcare In 2018

The increased use of artificial intelligence and machine learning is shifting the paradigm of medical research and treatment. These advanced technologies are providing researchers real-time access to every white paper and clinical case study conducted on a genetic disorder.<p>Being able to develop …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Download YouTube Videos or Music on Android

How to Download YouTube Videos or Music on Android is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile.In this guide we’ll show you how to download …

Jim’s WebLetter for 5/12/18

Hi-ya!<p>For my Dutch speaking friends, Hoi hoe gaat het?<p>And Happy Mother’s Day!<p>This week, Google broadcast their yearly keynote prior to the conference …

WATCH: Let your voice assistant do the job

Voice Assistants are becoming a standard feature for any newly released devices. Here is a list of many voice assistant apps that you can download.

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 …

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 …

4 reasons why you should not be browsing the internet without the Disconnect app

<b>Disconnect App</b><p>Feel the need to step up cyber-security on your devices? There’s an app for that!<p>Salon Marketplace<p>July 25, 2017 10:20pm (UTC)<p>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 …

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 …

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, …

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. …

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 …

Google Earth

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 …

Social Media

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 - Do everything better

We took the city out of Hack Your City this week, collecting reader tips on Yellowstone National Park. You can read all the best comments in the …

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 …