Tag Archive: BREAKING


Nest Secure will soon be able to detect breaking windows

Glass break detection rolls out in early November.

What you need to know Nest Secure will begin rolling out Glass break detection in early November. Glass break will work best when it is within 15 feet of the door or window you want monitored in a quiet home. Sound processing will take place on the device itself and audio will not be sent to Google’s servers.

If you’ve got a Nest Secure, your home is about to  [Read More…]

Bill Gates skeptical of regulators breaking up tech giants

What you need to know Bill Gates expressed skepticism toward the idea of breaking up tech giants in a new interview. Speaking to Bloomberg, Gates came out more in favor of regulating bad practices, stating that he only sees a “narrow set of things” that he thinks a break up would be the “right answer to.” Gates’ comments come after the U.S. government announced an antitrust probe of Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple.

In a new interview with  [Read More…]

Breaking it down: G Suite vs. Office 365 for students

Top pick for students Office 365 Personal

$ 70 at Microsoft

Pros Access to all Office programs 1 TB OneDrive storage 60 minutes of Skype calling Compatible with multiple devices Cons More expensive than G Suite Basic Additional costs to use Skype Lacks collaboration tools

Office 365 gives you the apps and programs you need to succeed in school, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. You get access to Outlook and Skype and 1TB of OneDrive storage.

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Breaking down the Microsoft and Samsung partnership

Microsoft’s and Samsung’s partnership is a big deal. Let’s break it all down and see what we’ve got in store for the future.

Last week, Microsoft announced big news alongside Samsung; a partnership that will see the two companies work closely together on future products, starting with the Galaxy Note 10. This is a huge deal for Microsoft and a big step back into the mobile game. But this partnership isn’t just about mobile; it’s about Windows  [Read More…]

eufyCam E Security Camera system: wireless security without breaking the bank

Home security doesn’t need to be stuck in the past. Signing up for an expensive home monitoring system through a third-party company has some advantages, but if you’re a DIY’er like me, you want your own solution. Luckily, these products are getting a little cheaper which is perfect for the homeowner on a budget.

Today, we’re looking at the eufyCam E Security System, a two-camera solution that gives me complete control over the interior and exterior of my home, even  [Read More…]

Holedown review: An out-of-this-world block breaking game

Holedown is part strategy, part embrace-the-chaos, and completely addicting. This brick breaking game turns the genre on its head and takes you to other worlds, literally. Holedown takes you into space to mine several different planetary bodies starting with an asteroid and going all the way up to the sun.

There isn’t a big back story to this puzzle shooter game. Basically, you’re here to chew bubble gum, break blocks, bust cores, and I’m all out of bubble gum.  [Read More…]

I’m pretty sure Google is breaking up with me

Slowly but surely, the experience I signed up for is going away.

Last week one of my friends sent me a screenshot of her Facebook “On This Day” feed where I was trying to get everyone to leave Facebook for Google+. She had her laugh, and so did I, but I found myself still thinking about it a couple of days later.

Google shutting down its slowly dying social network wasn’t a surprise, and it wasn’t really  [Read More…]

Microsoft Edge beta for Android rolls out breaking news alerts and more

Edge for Android is keeping pace with its iOS counterpart, adding breaking news alerts, annotations for books, and more.

Just a day after rolling out to the Microsoft Edge beta for iOS, Microsoft is shipping a few new features to beta testers on Android as well. The highlights of this release include breaking news alerts, the ability to check out annotations you’ve made in books, and more.

If you’re using Edge as your Android browser of choice,  [Read More…]

Bose SoundSport Free review: Breaking the chains

Bose’s first attempt at truly wireless earbuds is a success.

Truly wireless earbuds are still in their infancy, but we’re already starting to see exciting products in this category. Bose made its foray in this segment last year with the $ 249 SoundSport Free. The earbuds sound fantastic, offer a five-hour battery life, and provide a secure fit that makes them a great option during workouts.

Bose has since slashed the price by $ 50, and the  [Read More…]

YouTube’s infamous algorithm is now breaking the Subscription feed

What did chronological order ever do to you, YouTube?

From missing notifications to videos not showing up on the Home page, it’s becoming harder and harder for YouTubers to make sure their content is seen by their subscribers. A lot of this is due to an algorithm that YouTube uses to determine videos users want to see, and because we can’t have nice things, this is now making its way to the Subscription feed.

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