Tag Archive: Sharing


Amazon has already started sharing some Prime Day deals, and here are the best ones

The celebrations have already begun!

Amazon Prime Day doesn’t officially begin until July 16, but that didn’t stop the company from beginning the deals a little bit early. Alongside the announcement, Amazon announced that a few deals would be available instantly for Prime members, and there are a few that you definitely won’t want to miss.

To kick things off, the company slashed $ 100 on the price of the Echo Show, dropping it down to just  [Read More…]

SwiftKey 7.0 adds stickers, location sharing, new languages, and more

Available now for Android and iOS.

Microsoft purchased the ultra-popular keyboard app SwiftKey in April of 2016, and since then — well — let’s just say the keyboard’s had better days. In an attempt to better compete with the likes of Gboard and other competitors, SwiftKey is getting its biggest update since the Microsoft acquisition.

There’s a lot going on in SwiftKey 7.0, but perhaps the biggest change lies with the new Toolbar. The Toolbar is represented  [Read More…]

How to opt out of Facebook data sharing

Here’s how to keep your data safe from being brokered and sold.

Facebook knows a lot about you. I mean, a lot. If you’ve ever been creeped out by a scarily on-point ad while visiting Facebook, that’s why. But some of you might wonder where Facebook gets its data. The answer is simple: data brokers.

A data broker collects your information from various sources and depending on the broker in question, this information could come from online,  [Read More…]

Google launches Bulletin app for sharing hyperlocal news

Launching first as a limited pilot in Nashville, TN and Oakland, CA.

There’s no shortage of sources to turn to if you want to get your fix of national news, and depending on the size of the town/city you live in, chances are there are a few stations at your disposal for local news. However, if your town is like mine, local news channels often talk about things going on quite a few miles from where you actually live.

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Droplr offers simple and flexible file sharing and collaboration; 4 years is just $39.99

Just about every professional or office job requires file sharing and collaboration in a daily basis. Moreover, we find something similar in the household as multiple members of a family try to coordinate and share. We’re all familiar with Dropbox, but it’s not a perfect system. What happens when the person sharing files with you […]

Google Photos gains new Suggested Sharing, Shared Libraries features

Google announced a few new updates for Google Photos during its I/O 2017 back in May, but so far the features haven’t been available for the public. This changes this week as Google has started rolling out the new feats for both Android and iOS users across the globe. Now when you open the app […]

Google Photos’ improved (and potentially creepy) sharing features are here

Google Photos just made sharing much easier and potentially more intrusive.

Google launched its photos platform at I/O two years ago, but at its recent developer conference in Mountain View it gave an overview of some new features that would be coming over the summer.

Well, the first round of those updates is here, including proactive suggested sharing and, perhaps more interestingly, automatic photo sharing on an opt-in basis.

As  [Read More…]

How to enable family sharing on YouTube TV

You can share your monthly online cable subscription with up to five other people.

Did you know that a $ 35-a-month subscription to YouTube TV gets you access for your friends and family, too? Google lets you share your membership with up to five people at no additional cost. You can easily create a family group and manage it as you need, though you can only do so from the web. Here’s how.

Go to https://tv.youtube.com/?settings=personal. Under  [Read More…]

Google Maps location sharing is an amazing feature you should consider using

Location services are the handiest smartphone feature to have on in the case of an emergency.

Last weekend, my mother totaled her car of 18 years. She’s fine, though she came out with a few scratches because of how tightly the seat belt had buckled her in during the impact. And though we’re still mourning the loss of a car we had made so many memories with, I also can’t help but think about how thankful I am for  [Read More…]

Location sharing is finally coming back to Google Maps

You will once again be able to share your location without using Google+.

A long time ago, we used to be able to share location data with friends through this app called Google Latitude. When Latitude and other apps were folded into Google Maps, the location sharing feature was migrated over to Google+. It looks like even Google has given up on people using that social network, as the feature is moving back to Google Maps in  [Read More…]