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Facebook Invites People to Watch Videos Together
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If Mark Zuckerberg is to be believed, 2018 is going to be a year of change for Facebook. Fresh from announcing the social network is getting back to basics by favoring friends and family, Facebook is testing a new feature that could, if rolled out further, bring people back together. While social networking has brought […]

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10 Fascinating Internet of Things Devices You Should Try in 2018
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It’s predicted that by 2020, there will be 30 billion devices connected to the internet, with 250 new devices added per second. That works out to be almost four internet connected devices per person. While some people do have multiple phones, the enormous growth isn’t fueled by smartphones. Instead, it’s being driven by a range […]

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Your Chromecast May Be Killing Your Wi-Fi
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If you have noticed your Wi-Fi struggling recently, you may have cause to blame Google. Reports suggest that Google devices with the Cast feature, such as Google Home and Chromecast, can mess with your wireless connection. Google is working on a solution, but there’s no instant fix. Most people reading this will have the luxury […]

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The Best Ways to Sync Your Bookmarks & Favorites Across Computers & Phones
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Gone are the days when we used a single browser on our one and only computer. Today, many of us constantly switch between desktop computers, laptops, cell phones, and tablets, all of which come with various browsers and obviously a connection to the internet. Keeping all of your bookmarks with you and automatically synced on […]

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5 Practical Google Cheat Sheets to Use Google Apps Better
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If you’re a Google user, learning the ins and outs of its many apps can make you a power user on the internet. But who has the time? Psst, instead of a crash course, peruse these cheat sheets to level up. These aren’t necessarily printable cheat sheets, and they come in all forms. Some of […]

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How Websites Secretly Record Your Activity With Session Replay Scripts
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The internet is the world’s greatest surveillance tool. Or at least that’s how it often feels. We’ve always known that we’re being watched online, but many of us thought it was just to sell us more. Post-Snowden it became clear that governments and companies around the world use every last drop of data they can […]

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7 Ways You Can Help Save YouTube From Itself
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YouTube is the internet’s home for videos, but it had rather a rough 2017. After a scare concerning their ads being seen before inappropriate content, advertisers removed their commercials from videos en masse. This was known as the “adpocalypse” and meant that creators everywhere lost money. Loads of videos are now flagged as ineligible for […]

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Samsung Is Unlocking the FM Radio in New Phones
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Samsung has committed to unlocking the FM radio chip in its upcoming handsets. This will allow owners of Samsung phones in the U.S. and Canada to listen to FM radio without the need to be connected to the internet. This is thanks to an ongoing partnership with NextRadio. It’s a little-known fact that most smartphones […]

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Voice Dictation – Type with your Voice
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Introducing the all-new Voice Dictation v2.0, a speech recognition app that lets you type with your voice. There’s no software to install, there’s no training required and all you need is Google Chrome on your Windows PC, Mac OS or Linux. Dictation can recognize spoken words in English, Hindi, Español, Italiano, Deutsch, Français, and all the other […]

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