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Turn Yourself into an Animoji with Apple's New Memoji for iOS 12

One aspect of iOS 12 that I can't wait to try out when the new operating system is released in September, is a fun new feature called Memojis. Memojis allow you to create your own Animoji, but not just any Animoji, an Animoji of yourself or any character you can dream up. Once you've created your …

How to Make the Bixby Button Launch Something Else on Your Samsung Phone

I love my Note 8. It’s fast, has a beautiful display, and it takes better pictures than any smartphone I’ve ever had. I hate the Bixby button.<p>I’ve …

If You Lost Locals on DIRECTV NOW Here is How to Get Them Back

By onJuly 11, 2018 in All News, DIRECTV NOW, News<p>Have you ever found all or most of your locals just gone from your DIRECTV NOW guide? Don’t worry. …

40 Best Working Kodi Addons of July 2018 for Unlimited FREE Streaming!

Are you <b>struggling to find the fully working addons of Kodi</b> for all your entertainment needs? None other sites are giving you the best results?<p>It’s …

How to build a robust and reliable home Wi-Fi network

A great home Wi-Fi connection is something that was nice to have ten years ago but wasn’t something most people put a lot of effort into (and certainly not money). The iPhone was only a year old, the iPad wasn’t even out, and we certainly weren’t cutting the cord for streaming services. In 2008, I …

Gigabit Ethernet vs. Fast Ethernet: What’s the Difference?

Not all Ethernet is created equal. These days there are two available standards, Fast Ethernet and Gigabit, which are completely distinct speed …

Wi-Fi

5 Reasons Kodi Users Should Just Switch To Plex Already

I know you love Kodi. I do too. But there’s a reason people keep switching to Plex: it’s better.

Raspberry Pi

Building the Perfect Home Router

When a favorite piece of hardware dies, it’s fairly common to experience a bit of dread. The thought that now you’ll have to go through the process …

The 10 Best Plex Plugins for Power Users

If you’re a casual user, Plex will virtually work straight out of the box. You just need to spend a litte time learning how to set up Plex and add …

How to connect your smart home gadgets to your Amazon Alexa device

No matter your interest or level of experience in smart homes, you probably know it’s possible to use specialty apps to control your smart devices …

Smart Homes

How to use a French press | Trusted Reviews

You can make excellent coffee using any of our list of best coffee machines, but the French press – or cafetière, as it’s more widely known – remains …

How to install Kodi on an Amazon Fire TV

Kodi (formerly known as XBMC) is an open source media hub that aims to make it easy to access all of your digital media, from music to movies and …

How to Control Your TV with Alexa

Alexa can do a lot of things, including control your TV. Using Amazon’s voice assistant, you can search for programs, movies, actors, change …

Harman Kardon’s HKTS 9 5.1-Ch. Speaker System drops to $150 (Reg. up to $600)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Harman Kardon currently offers its HKTS 9 5.1-Channel Home Speaker System for <b>$149.99 shipped</b>. That’s good for $450 off the list …

How to descale a Keurig and enjoy full cups of coffee again

The symptoms of dreaded Keurig scale are unmistakable: Slower pours, settings that no longer work, stinky build-up, and a half cup of coffee when you …

Coffee

Kodi vs Plex — which one is right for you?

Kodi and Plex are competing media centers — they give you access to all your videos, images, and songs from one place. They also let you stream content to multiple devices and watch live TV channels. Although Kodi and Plex serve a similar purpose, they are different in many ways. Both offer unique …

Kodi

How to use Kodi to record live TV

Watching live TV is only part of the experience of cord cutting. If you previously had cable, then you'll probably have had a DVR nestled beneath …

How to get started with Google Play Music

While there are many apps that stream music, and stream it well, Google Play Music is Google's music service and as such is an app that comes on …

Google Play Music

How to disable icon notification badges on the Galaxy Note 8

Notification badges are a small but divisive feature that has sparked many an argument among smartphone users. Many users, particularly anyone who's …

Here's everything that's included with T-Mobile One

Mobile phone carriers typically compete in three key areas: price, coverage and network speed. T-Mobile does as well, but adds a fourth area to the list: freebies.<p>The self-proclaimed "Uncarrier" offers a wealth of extra goodies to subscribers -- so many, in fact, that I thought it might be …

Google launches YouTube series to make Maps more wheelchair-friendly

As Belinda Bradley says, “Google Maps is an essential app for navigation and travel”; unless you happen to be one of the 65 million people rolling around the globe on wheels – like her mom, Mary. Last month, Bradley started an online petition, asking Google to make Maps more reliable for people …

Tim Cook sells iPad while advertising his alma mater

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>CEOs are fond of saying they live and breathe the products their companies make.<p>Many, indeed, just can't resist peddling them at every opportunity.<p>Here, then, is Apple CEO Tim Cook appearing in an ad for …

The Walking Dead AR game will make shooting zombies feel like collecting Pokémon

When Pokémon Go launched in July 2016, many thought it would start a trend for smartphone-based augmented reality games. However, the popularity of Pokémon Go didn’t spawn a lot of new AR games. Now it looks like developer Next Games believes that people will use their smartphones to kill hordes of …

The 50 best-selling albums of all time

Released in 1982, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" currently boasts a sales mark that no album is likely to touch anytime in the near or distant future.<p>We compiled the RIAA's data for the best-selling albums in U.S. history (measured in "certified units" sold), and it's fascinating to see some of the …

Music

Reelgood: TV Guide for the Streaming World

If you are a serious cord-cutter or a serial streamer then you know what a hassle it can be to find movies and TV shows you want to watch. Finding …

How to keep your Android contacts current and duplicate-free

Although smartphones have progressed exponentially through the last decade, I'm still finding myself bumping up against remnants of the past.<p>Take my …

Apps

Amazon Echo now works as a home intercom

Amazon has just pushed an update for its Echo family of smart speakers that enables a handy room-to-room intercom feature, making it a whole lot easier to<p>snoopkeep an eye on your entire family.<p>If you’ve got multiple Echo, Echo Dot or Echo Show devices around the house, you can now initiate …

Cab Calloway Stars in “Minnie the Moocher,” a Trippy Betty Boop Cartoon That’s Ranked as the 20th Greatest Cartoon of All Time (1932)

The cast of Dave Fleischer’s 1932 cartoon, <i>Minnie the Moocher,</i> above, are a far cry from the candy-colored ponies and simpering dragons populating …

Here's how to set up Alexa Calling and Messaging

Google may have upstaged Amazon with the introduction of voice calling for Google Home, but the Echo isn’t without messaging tricks of its own. Alexa …

How to create Google Assistant shortcuts

Here's how to make use of a lesser-known feature that can take your Android experience to new levels of efficiency.<p>Google has done it again: evolved …