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Get in the spirit of the season with a fun new yule log from Disney+

For the Disney nerd and the undercover Disney nerd, this yule log is a refined take of the classic holiday staple.

What you need to know Tis the season for yule log videos, and Disney+ has a new one that’s Frozen-themed. The Arendelle Castle Yule Log features Anna and Elsa’s hearth with mementos placed around and over the fireplace. Some of the decor gives nods to the original Frozen film as well as Olaf’s Frozen Adventure.

We’re  [Read More…]

How to transfer data from your old Android phone to your new one

When it’s time to switch from your older Android phone to a new one, you’ll want to make sure all of your data makes it way across safely. Thankfully, Google makes it extremely convenient to migrate your texts, call logs, contacts, music, and photos over to your new phone seamlessly.

How to back up data on your old Android phone

You’ll need to make sure that all the relevant data on your old phone is backed up to  [Read More…]

Take a vacation from your staycation in Vacation Simulator for Oculus Quest

Now you can vacation while you vacation.

Vacation Simulator is one of those games that’s hard to explain. Why in the world would you want a simulation for vacation, particularly one that doesn’t look realistic? The trick is understanding what developers Owlchemy Labs designed, and it’s not a real-world representation of what your next vacation should look like.

Instead, Vacation Simulator is a tongue-in-cheek representation of what a robot thinks a vacation looks like just as its  [Read More…]

Microsoft’s ‘Your Phone’ now lets anyone make calls from their PC

Your Phone calling is now generally available to all.

What you need to know Your Phone calling is now generally available to everyone. The feature allows you to make and receive calls from your PC. The feature underwent months of testing with Insiders ahead of general availability.

Microsoft’s Your Phone app is finally ready to add one of its biggest missing features: calling. The app already allows you to relay text messages, sync notifications, and share images  [Read More…]

Get the best case to protect the Moto G8 Plus from accidental damage

Motorola’s primary focus has turned to its mid-range lineup with the Moto G8 Plus. The G8 Plus is a fantastic device with three primary cameras, a 6.3-inch display, and a 4,000mAh battery. But with a device this great, you’ll want to keep it protected with one of the following cases.

Slim and solid Cruzerlite Carbon Fiber Case

Staff Pick

Cruzerlite makes some of the best cases for a plethora of devices, and the G8 Plus is  [Read More…]

Google denies Epic’s request to be exempt from the Play Store’s 30% fee

Epic says that it did not ask for special exemption for itself, but that it wanted to see changes to the smartphone ecosystem across the board.

What you need to know Google takes a standard 30% cut from app revenue on its Play Store. Epic asked for Fortnite to be exempt from this fee. Google denied its request.

There are some facts in life that are indisputable. The sky is blue. Water is wet. Epic Games can’t  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Google’s best phone of 2019

Every year around this time, the internet is inundated with roundups. Lists of the best movies, albums, TV shows, and books are everywhere, and people can’t wait to catch up on all the award-winning titles they missed or overlooked when the weather was warm.

In the tech world, things are a bit different. Most people don’t consume phones the way they consume TV shows (though I know a bunch of our most loyal readers would beg to differ),  [Read More…]

Stop porch pirates from stealing your holiday deliveries

Don’t let thieves ruin your holidays.

You’ve probably heard of the phenomenon of “porch pirates” over the past few years, and maybe you’ve even been unfortunately affected by such a package theft yourself. If you haven’t already taken precautionary measures to safeguard your deliveries for the holiday season, we’ve compiled some tips for how to keep your packages from getting into the wrong hands. While there is a bit of overlap, we’ve broken our suggestions down into  [Read More…]

House passes TRACED Act to protect consumers from illegal robocalls

5.6 billion illegal calls were made to Americans in November alone…

What you need to know The U.S. House of Representatives has approved an anti-robocall bill. The bill, named the TRACED Act, was passed by 417 votes to 3. It seeks to protect Americans from illegal robocalls.

The House of Representatives has passed an anti-robocall call bill designed to protect Americans from illegal robocalls.

As reported by The Hill, the TRACED Act was passed by a nearly  [Read More…]

Protect your new tech with a warranty from Upsie

Did you purchase new tech over the weekend? If yes, did you get the warranty protection offered by retailers?

Purchasing warranty protection is a no-brainer for anyone who only wants to buy the item one time. After all, if your device under warranty breaks, you only need to pay the deductible to get it repaired or replaced. And this time of year, when money seems to evaporate out of accounts, saving money is a novelty.

Not all  [Read More…]