Tag Archive: Online


Google introduces new controls for muting and blocking online ads

Now, muting an ad on your phone will also mute it on your desktop.

Online advertisements are essential for keeping the internet free to use, and while this is important to keep in mind, there’s no doubt that they can sometimes become an annoyance. Google first started offering users controls over the ads that they see back in 2009, and now it’s kicking things up a notch with a couple key improvements.

For starters, Google now lets  [Read More…]

3 important steps for keeping your kids safe online in 2018

You don’t need to be afraid of your kids using the internet.

Surfing the internet is not in and of itself a dangerous act, but much like the chain letter emails of our forefathers, it can be easy to get lost when you’re inexperienced. Younger users tend to live in apps instead of the browser, but that doesn’t always guarantee safety. If you’re concerned about leaving your child unattended on the internet, we’ve got a few tips for  [Read More…]

How to stream Torrent files online without downloading them to your PC

Gone are those days where people used to spend hundreds of dollars to buy a CD loaded with their favourite films or song collections. It has been many years since the world has shifted towards Torrents and inarguably, it is currently the most popular way of downloading the content you need from the web. But […]

BlackBerry KEYone now available to order online in QWERTY, QWERTZ or AZERTY keyboard layouts!

It’s now easier to get a KEYone with custom keyboard layouts!

As the BlackBerry KEYone continues to be released into new markets, the folks at BlackBerry Mobile have now officially opened up its online shop in Europe. Customers looking to get their hands on a BlackBerry KEYone can now order the device online directly in their choice of QWERTY, QWERTZ or AZERTY keyboard layouts and charger variants.

In addition to device options, some great BlackBerry KEYone  [Read More…]

U.S. unlocked Galaxy Note 8 shows up on Samsung’s online store

The U.S. unlocked Galaxy Note 8 makes an appearance on Samsung’s store page.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be announced next week in New York, and the leaks just keep coming as we run up to the event. This time, Samsung has prematurely listed the U.S. unlocked version (model UZKAXAA, consistent with the U.S. unlocked Galaxy S8s) of the device on its online store. The product link itself doesn’t go anywhere, but we still learn a few things  [Read More…]

Nintendo Switch Online: Everything you need to know!

Nintendo’s newest console, the Switch is giving you more content, provided you use Nintendo’s app.

Nintendo Switch Online, the new companion app for the Switch, has arrived, and there is plenty to parse out. Unlike the apps for PlayStation or Xbox, Nintendo has gone the game-specific route. You’ll now be able to enjoy more features, including inviting friends to play with you, provided you have the app open when you’re playing a compatible game.

There’s plenty to  [Read More…]

Samsung and PayPal strike deal for new in-store and online payment methods

You now have even more ways to pay.

Samsung is continuing to build partnerships to drive even more payments through Samsung Pay, adding PayPal support. Now you can make tap-to-pay purchases all over the U.S. and fund them with your PayPal balance, rather than adding your credit and debit cards individually to both services. You’ll still continue to earn rewards through Samsung Pay as well.

Even though PayPal actually has its own in-store purchasing system, it’s nowhere  [Read More…]

Protect your online identity with TrackOFF, just $14.99

Just about everywhere you look today you’ll find discussions about privacy, security, malware, hacking, and other scary topics. Indeed, it can be pretty rough out there. Moreover, it’s rather tough to go anywhere online without leaving a trace. Between cookies, cache, and browsers, there’s a trail following you everywhere. Why not take the offensive and […]

Google finally matching in-store purchases to online activity, vastly raising value of ads

Keeping track of in-store purchases is the final step of measuring effectiveness of online ads.

Google is finally figuring out how to close the most precious link in the loop of online advertising: knowing when someone makes an in-store purchase in response to an online ad. Google has announced that it will begin using data from billions of credit and debit card transactions, matching the data to its anonymized profiles of Google users to whom it serves ads online.

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Blackberry launches online keynote tutorial videos for the KeyOne

There was a time in my life where Blackberry ruled. I loved the brand, I loved the name. I loved the device, the keyboard – I was proud to be associated. Then the mobile tech world moved on – Unfortunately Blackberry did not. I could go on and on about failed attempts or lack of […]