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Your apps’ default settings don’t put your privacy first, so make sure to check them

Default settings never have your bests interests in mind, so check them out!

When you get something new, the first thing you’ll want to do is start using and enjoying it and seeing the things it can do. That’s why we want those new things in the first place, whether we’re talking about a physical thing like a phone or a toaster oven, or a digital thing like an app or a new album. But if your  [Read More…]

It sure looks like Google is about to kill Inbox

The age of AI-powered Google is causing its email clients to merge.

It has been almost exactly three years since Google made its new email client available to the whole world.

Inbox by Gmail was sold as a “completely different type of inbox, designed to focus on what really matters,” and while I think this mission was a huge success, the client never really caught on the way Gmail itself did. Fast forward to today, Inbox has  [Read More…]

Pitaka’s MagHive wants to make sure you’ll never forget your smartphone again

It happened to all of us – leaving the house in a rush without our phone or keys. It can be highly frustrating, but Pitaka – a leader in personal carrying systems – wants to help you remember to grab the things you need before you go. With its new MagHive smart reminder system in […]

Back up your stuff! How to make sure you never lose your important data again

This holiday season, make sure your phone — and those of your loved ones — is adequately backed up.

When your phone is your life, the potential of losing essential photos, documents, music and other important things can be devastating. On your computer or laptop, even more so. That’s why we’re starting out our 12 days of tech tips with an obvious one: back up your stuff.

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day  [Read More…]

Google wants to make sure you don’t forget about Android Wear 2.0 this autumn

Despite a slow and bumpy rollout of Android Wear 2.0, Google has a series of new smartwatches hitting the shelves this fall just in time for the holiday shopping season. And to remind us that Android Wear smartwatches can make for great accessories this season, Google recently published a new post in which it details […]

This $11 Extech digital multimeter makes sure you’re never guessing around electricity

Whether building a PC or doing some other project around the house, the team at Thrifter knows you’ll need this multimeter to do it right!

Today’s Amazon Gold Box deal of the day features a couple of Extech products on sale. The Extech MiniTec digital multimeter is down to $ 10.99 until the end of the day. Tools like this have a long shelf-life, and this multimeter has been around since at least 2011. In all that time it  [Read More…]

If you’re buying Beauty and the Beast, make sure to connect Disney Movies Anywhere

Most digital copies are a letdown. Disney’s are not.

We’ve all seen it: buy the movie before it’s out on Blu-ray, and you don’t get any special features, and your copy is stuck in one store forever. It sucks, right? WRONG! Disney has a digital system that makes buying the movie early an actually tempting thing to do, and it all has to do with connecting digital stores and awesome app implementation.

Before you go buy Beauty  [Read More…]

Google makes sure developers know how to build an app that looks good on the Galaxy S8 and LG G6

“Super widescreen” phones need some special attention if you want your app to look great.

The age of larger display format phones is here. LG’s G6 sports an 18:9 screen aspect ratio and the Galaxy S8 brought an 18.5:9 display to the party. Since those two phones will be the most popular high-end Android models for 2017, Google has posted a quickie on the Android Developers blog to make sure everyone building an app knows how to  [Read More…]

If you’re buying Rogue One, make sure to connect Disney Movies Anywhere

Most digital copies are a letdown. Disney’s are not.

We’ve all seen it: buy the movie before it’s out on Blu-ray, and you don’t get any special features, and your copy is stuck in one store forever. It sucks, right? WRONG! Disney has a digital system that makes buying the movie early an actually tempting thing to do, and it all has to do with connecting digital stores and awesome app implementation.

Before you go download Rogue  [Read More…]

If you’re gonna go buy Rogue One, make sure you’ve connected Disney Movies Anywhere

Most digital copies are a letdown. Disney’s are not.

We’ve all seen it: buy the movie before it’s out on Blu-ray, and you don’t get any special features, and your copy is stuck in one store forever. It sucks, right? WRONG! Disney has a digital system that makes buying the movie early an actually tempting thing to do, and it all has to do with connecting digital stores and awesome app implementation.

Before you go download Rogue  [Read More…]