Tag Archive: Online


Instagram is working on two new features to prevent online bullying

The AI comment warning is live now and Restrict will begin testing soon.

What you need to know Instagram has been working on two new features to help combat online bullying. The AI comment warning will prompt you when a message seems harmful giving you a chance to rethink the message you are sending. Restrict will hide a user’s comment from everyone except them and prevent them from seeing when you’re active or if you’ve read their  [Read More…]

Learn new skills in IT, programming, graphic design, and more online

After high school, many of our peers will go to college or learn a trade, but what comes after we enter the workforce? The most successful among us will continue to learn new skills and apply them to their careers, and the best part is that there are countless resources online that ensure that you’ll never run out of things to learn either. If you’re looking for an extensive library of knowledge to further your education, look no  [Read More…]

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Looking for an affordable way to build an online presence or manage your domain and email? If you’re not careful, you can nickle and dime your way into hundreds of dollars annually. For those just starting out this can eat into your budget.

We’ve got an excellent offer for you in the AndroidGuys Deals Store today, a lifetime of online hosting. Managed through BoxHosting, it’s everything you need to launch and host up to 500 websites, including unlimited disk space  [Read More…]

Stadia will have free online multiplayer and won’t work with Android TVs

A few more tidbits from Stadia head Phil Harrison.

What you need to know Stadia Base will support online multiplayer games for free. Publishers will have the option to create subscription-based plans to access a library of its games. At launch, Stadia will not support Android TVs.

Google Stadia has been causing a lot of excitement at E3 about the future of gaming. Recently, Stadia head Phil Harrison sat down for an interview and revealed some more  [Read More…]

Google Pay is gaining better online transactions and transit pass support

Google is making its Pay platform much more robust and convenient.

What you need to know Online checkout with Google Pay now displays total cost and shipping options. You can now check into flights directly from Google Assistant. Boarding passes and transit tickets can now be stored in Google Pay.

During this year’s I/O keynote, Google showed off a number of ways that it’s improving its Google Pay service for online businesses and, in turn, their customers.  [Read More…]

Google, other tech giants form group to counter online extremist content

In the wake of March’s terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, Google is partnering up with other tech giants to counter extremist content online.

What you need to know Tech and social media giants have created a new group to work together in fighting terrorist and extremist content online. Dubbed “Christchurch Call,” the group’s name is derived from the recent terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand. The group’s supporters include Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Twitter, and Facebook.

Tech  [Read More…]

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

If you’re a parent, you’re likely thinking long and hard about how and when to get your kid online. It’s a jungle out there, and you can’t always be there to guide them to safety, especially once they get their own phone. While you can teach them how to protect themselves against would-be predators, a more benign threat operates close to the surface of just about every online interaction: data privacy.

While those of us that are old  [Read More…]

What internet speeds do you need to play PlayStation 4 online?

Best answer: You can get away with some really slow internet speeds on the PlayStation 4, around 3 Mbps for download and an upload speed of 1Mbps, but it’s the ping you need to watch out for. Keep it below 150ms and you should be fine.

The console you need: PlayStation 4 Pro ($ 470 at Amazon) Speed matters

If any of you are PC players as well as console players you will know that most games  [Read More…]

How to watch Super Bowl 53 online in the US, Canada, UK, and more

Near or far, here’s how to follow all the football action in Atlanta this Sunday.

Super Bowl Sunday is nearly upon us! The dynastic New England Patriots take on the greatest show on turf known as the Los Angeles Rams in an Atlanta-bound showdown featuring the league’s two best teams.

For the uninitiated, the Super Bowl is the championship game for the National Football League (NFL), and the winner will have the honor of being called the  [Read More…]

Black Friday and Cyber Monday were record-breaking days for online shopping

Amazon announced Cyber Monday was the company’s single biggest shopping day in history. The company said the five days between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday saw millions more orders than during the same time last year with a total of 180 million items ordered. We know it was huge for our Thrifter Team as well, which had 24/7 coverage during that time.

So how did Amazon’s other top products compare to Thrifter’s? Suprisingly different! I think it’s obvious the  [Read More…]