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8 things you should do with Google Home right now

Google Assistant is a powerful tool, with hundreds (if not thousands) of ways to use it. Built into every Google Home ($129 at Dell Home) speaker, it can help you around the house and deliver answers for pretty much any question you throw at it.<p>But if all you've done since getting a Google Home …

Google

How to delete your Google history

Like Facebook and Apple before it, Google has introduced a new user privacy policy to comply with a new European data privacy law -- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) -- that goes into effect on May 25. Google's updated privacy policy makes it easier to understand what information it …

GDPR

How to Use Facebook Ads to Distribute Your Content

Ever had that sinking feeling?You hit the publish button and …Nothing. Tumbleweed.It doesn’t have to be that way. There are countless ways to get …

Marketing

Photos on iOS 12 brings order to your picture library

Forget about stressful searches for photos on your loaded iPhone camera roll. The Photos app will be smarter in iOS 12.<p>Coming to Photos will be features that recognize objects, scenes and people, and make suggestions even before you finish typing your search.<p>The new muscle, introduced by Craig …

iOS

The 6 biggest highlights from Apple WWDC 2018

Apple kickstarted its annual WWDC event today with a keynote led by CEO Tim Cook, where he introduced all the latest updates for iOS 12 and the new macOS. The keynote this year comes off of a quieter season for Apple. The company just had a press event back in March for its educational iPad launch …

iOS

How to pack your carry-on

Your carry-on bag is your most precious possession when traveling. It contains your identification and tickets, but it can also save you from boredom on a long flight and from wearing the same outfit day after day if your checked bag gets lost.<p>Which bag is best?<p>Before you start packing, measure the …

Powerbank

iOS 11.4 tips, tricks, and secrets everyone should know | ZDNet

Messages in iCloud<p>First off, to make Messages in iCloud work you need to download and install iOS 11.4 onto your iOS devices, and macOS 10.13.5 onto …

App Store

Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018

(Drew Angerer/Getty Images News via Getty Images)Until recently, Facebook had dominated the social media landscape among America’s youth – but it is …

Social Media

You need to drive America's 10 quietest roads

Baseball, cookouts and days at the lake are some of America's favorite summer season pastimes, but there is no rite of passage greater than the …

National Parks

12 of the best earbuds on Amazon, according to customer reviews

Sure, they're small, but that doesn't mean earbuds are a purchase to be taken lightly.<p>You've probably been listening to music on the go since you …

Consumer Tech

Seven Steps To Make Your Business Instagram Account Successful

Instagram is a platform that allows for a lot of creativity and different ways to put your brand forth. It is known that Instagram gets a younger audience, with 59% of users in the 18-29 age range. If you are looking to renew your client base or create brand awareness for a new market, it could be …

Marketing

Messages in iCloud finally arrives in iOS 11.4 to fix your iMessage-syncing woes

Almost a full year after it was announced<p>It’s been a long time coming, but Apple is finally launching its Messages in iCloud feature today with the release of iOS 11.4. Messages on iCloud was announced almost a year ago when Apple first showed off iOS 11 at WWDC 2017, and now — on the eve of the …

Apple

How to hear (and delete) every conversation your Amazon Alexa has recorded

Digital assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant are designed to learn more about you as they listen, and part of doing so is to record conversations you’ve had with them to learn your tone of voice, prompts, and requests. Recently, this feature-not-a-bug has landed Amazon in a string of …

Smart Homes

How to listen to what Amazon's Alexa has recorded in your home

If you're worried about what exactly Amazon's Echo-connected speaker has been recording in your home, there's an easy way to find out.<p>Amazon makes all recent recordings available for listening in the companion Alexa app for iOS and Android.<p>Amazon has said consistently that the Echo speakers only …

Smart Homes

New technologies help seniors age in place – and not feel alone

Nancy Delano, 80, of Denver has no plans to slow down anytime soon. She still drives to movies, plays and dinners out with friends. A retired elder …

Amazon Echo

Alexa? How Voice-First Technology Helps Older Adults

<b>By Randy Rieland, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>Old folks just don’t like technology.<p>That’s been the conventional wisdom for years, particularly as smartphones became a hub of daily life. Slick handheld devices were seen as too expensive and complicated for them.<p>But Davis Park is a big believer that …

Start Learning Photography With Your Phone

For anyone that would love to start learning photography but doesn't have the means to invest in equipment, this is the perfect place to begin.<p>One of …

Photography

23 tips and tricks to get the most out of your Apple Watch

From messaging to productivity to advanced fitness tracking, Apple Watch has something for every user.<p>But not every Apple Watch feature is obvious from the get-go. Apple has filled the watch — which is now on its fourth iteration, the Apple Watch Series 3 — with neat tricks and helpful tools to …

Smartwatches

7 Gmail tips every emailer should know

Google overhauled Gmail with a new look and a host of new features including Smart Compose, and you can get the new Gmail right now. While the new additions are appreciated, Gmail has a number of oldies but goodies that you may have overlooked. Here are seven such features that make Gmail …

Apps

Jiobit launches its more secure, modular child location tracker starting at $100

To date, child location trackers have failed to live up to consumer expectations. They’ve arrived as oversized, bulky watches too large for little wrists, and some have even been designed so insecurely, that it would be safer to not use them at all. A new kid tracker from Jiobit, launching today, …

These are the seven best RAW camera apps for Android and iOS

A RAW photo offers better image quality than a JPEG, but capturing RAW images was once a feature reserved for only DSLRs and other high-end cameras. …

Mobile Photography

9 Ways to Beat Instagram’s Algorithm For Better Reach and More Likes

Social media platforms change with alarming frequency these days.For years, Instagram was a haven of chronological posts that almost guaranteed …

Twitter advising all 330 million users to change passwords after bug exposed them in plain text

There’s apparently no evidence of any breach or misuse, but you should change your password anyway<p>Twitter is urging all of its more than 330 million users to immediately change their passwords after a bug exposed them in plain text. While Twitter’s investigation showed that there was no evidence …

Everything Facebook launched at F8 and Why

Day 1 of Facebook’s F8 conference was packed with announcements and updates. Here are 10 big takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s keynote on Day 1. You can find full coverage and analysis of F8 here.<p><b>1. FaceDate</b><p>Facebook is launching a dating feature where you can volunteer to make a profile that’s only …

Americans Are A Lonely Lot, And Young People Bear The Heaviest Burden

Loneliness isn't just a fleeting feeling, leaving us sad for a few hours to a few days. Research in recent years suggests that for many people, loneliness is more like a chronic ache, affecting their daily lives and sense of well-being.<p>Now a nationwide survey by the health insurer Cigna underscores …

Psychology

How to take long exposure iPhone photos [Quick Tips]

They say the best camera is the one you have with you. And when isn’t the iPhone with you? iPhone photography has created a whole new generation of amateur photographers. While you may be looking for the next great app to help produce some stunning photos, did you know you can easily recreate a …

Facebook will allow users to opt out of letting Facebook collect their browsing history

It’s arguably the company’s biggest update since the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke.<p>Facebook users will soon be able to opt out of one of Facebook’s key data gathering practices: Its collection and use of people’s web browsing history, which the company uses to sell targeted ads.<p>Facebook …

Viewers Are Ditching Cable For Streaming Faster Than Anyone Expected

“Cord cutting” has been a kind of ghost story for cable providers for much of the past decade—a tale that, while foreboding, didn’t seem entirely …

6 things to know about the new free Spotify

Can't swing a Spotify subscription? (Even if it's combined with Hulu?) Fear not: Following its IPO earlier this month, the music-streaming giant just overhauled its free-listening tier for mobile users.<p>That means you're about to get more bang (and other noises) for no bucks. Let's take a look at …

Playlist

Gmail’s biggest redesign is now live

Snoozing, nudging, hover actions, and a new sidebar — it’s a mobile app on the web!<p>The world’s most popular email service is getting a big overhaul today. Google is making official the changes we saw leaked earlier this month, with email snoozing, nudging, and confidential mode making their debut …