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How to increase the speed of your current Wi-Fi router

There are a few things you can do to get better wireless performance from your router.

If you’re working from home for the first time, it can be a lot to get used to. It’s easy to feel isolated and overwhelmed, and the last thing you want to deal with is an unreliable internet connection. A stable Wi-Fi signal is an absolute necessity when you’re working from home, and it’s particularly infuriating when you’re in the middle  [Read More…]

Stop your little ones from downloading apps onto your Amazon Fire Tablet

Amazon Fire tablets are awesome. They’re generally hundreds of dollars cheaper than iPads or even other Android tablets, and they are incredibly simple to use. Many families purchase one to share or even get Fire tablets specifically for their children. However, they don’t necessarily want to give the kiddos carte blanche to do whatever they want on the devices. I’ll show you a few different ways to keep your kids from downloading apps or accessing content without your  [Read More…]

These cases will ensure that your Tab S4 is safe from accidents and more

When it comes to Android tablets, the choices are many, but there aren’t very many “good” tablets. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 bucks that trend, and there isn’t a lot of real competition. However, one of the most important things when it comes to buying a tablet is finding the best case, whether you need it to be fashionable or functional. Here are the best cases for your Galaxy Tab S4.

Tablet and stylus holder Poetic Lumos X Smart Cover  [Read More…]

Google pledges over $800 million in coronavirus crisis response fund

The pandemic is savaging small businesses and communities. Google wants to help.

What you need to know Google has pledged over $ 800 million towards coronavirus crisis response. As part of that, it will apportion $ 250 million in ad grants for health agencies like the WHO to help educate local communities. It will also fund research into coronavirus treatments like vaccines as well as throw its weight behind the production of face masks and ventilators.

As  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 10 series goes global as the new Mi 10 Lite brings 5G for less

Xiaomi’s 2020 flagships finally roll into Europe.

What you need to know Xiaomi has announced the global availability of its Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro. The company has also added a new Mi 10 Lite, aimed at making 5G more accessible. The Mi 10 Lite starts from ₤349, while the bigger Mi 10 series will start from ₤799.

Xiaomi has announced the global availability of the Xiaomi Mi 10 series. It’s also added a new member  [Read More…]

Want to track your sleep with your Fitbit? Here’s how to do it.

While fitness and activity trackers and smartwatches are designed mostly for helping you track activities and sports, many of them can also come in handy to track your sleep. And no company does this quite as well as Fitbit. Most of its trackers can not only sense when you fall asleep and report how long, but also log detailed sleep data that can provide insight into your quality of sleep, not just duration. Here’s a step-by-step guide on  [Read More…]

Master a new skill with a free month of learning at The Great Courses Plus

Chances are, you’re spending a lot more time at home than you would regularly right now. The situation’s not ideal, but you could turn your self-isolation time into something positive by learning a new skill or becoming an expert on a topic you’ve always been interested in but never had the time to research fully.

Online learning service The Great Courses Plus gives you the resources to from anywhere with tons of different courses to choose from. Right now, you  [Read More…]

Got questions about coronavirus? Amazon’s Alexa has answers from the CDC

It’s no replacement for a doctor, but it’s better than nothing.

What you need to know Alexa can now help you decide what to do if you think you’ve contracted coronavirus. The digital assistant can respond to a limited number of queries and ask screening questions in other to give best advice. The assistant will also help sing for 20 seconds in regions like the UK and Canada to optimize handwashing.

Amazon’s Alexa will now help you  [Read More…]

Access three free months of RingCentral Office for your organization

Are you a part of an organization that has been seriously impacted by the coronavirus? If you’re in a non-profit or an education or healthcare business, RingCentral is offering three months of RingCentral Office free. All you have to do is fill out a little information and describe your business to gain access. This would normally cost $ 105 for the same features and the same time period. Any small business impacted by the pandemic that needs a way to  [Read More…]

Grab the white Samsung Galaxy Buds true wireless earbuds on sale for $80

B&H has the white Samsung Galaxy Buds true wireless earbuds on sale for $ 79.99 for a limited time and in limited supply. The black ones are going for $ 130. While they are going for $ 100 at other places like Amazon, the white ones generally sell for more with a street price closer to $ 110.

You can read more about the Galaxy Buds in our review that gave them 4 stars out of 5. Andrew Martonik  [Read More…]