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What are Fortnite V-Bucks and what’s the best way to spend them?

The gear you buy in Fortnite is all a matter of status.

To say that Fortnite is a big deal in the gaming industry right now is a bit of an understatement. It’s now available across all platforms and, as reported by Forbes, regularly rakes in over $ 100 million on a monthly basis.

That’s a ton of money being pumped into a video game which must beg the question: what’s the smartest way to spend money  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Bose QC35 refurbished and where should you buy them?

Find out if the refurbished route is right for you!

If you’re in the market for a pair of wireless noise-canceling headphones, there’s a very good chance that the Bose QuietComfort 35 (Series I or II) is at the top of your shopping list.

Bose is one of the dominant forces when it comes to consumer audio gadgets, and while the QC35’s aren’t perfect, they offer a winning combo of great design, excellent sound quality, long-lasting battery  [Read More…]

How to keep your Gmails private and prevent third-parties from reading them

Google has confirmed in recent days that private emails sent and received using its popular email service Gmail can sometimes be ready by third-party app developers.

This means that if you connected third-party apps to your Gmail account such as a travel planning app, then you might have given staff permission to read your emails without even realizing it.

It’s true that these apps do need to receive user consent, but the wording is as such that it’s not clear  [Read More…]

How to keep your Gmails private and prevent third-parties from reading them

Google has confirmed in recent days that private emails sent and received using its popular email service Gmail can sometimes be ready by third-party app developers.

This means that if you connected third-party apps to your Gmail account such as a travel planning app, then you might have given staff permission to read your emails without even realizing it.

It’s true that these apps do need to receive user consent, but the wording is as such that it’s not clear  [Read More…]

Common Galaxy S9 problems and how to fix them

Even new phones can have problems — we’re here to help you with them.

Samsung’s hardware is solid, particularly in high-end phones like the Galaxy S9 and S9+. But any time you make tens of millions of a single phone and ship them around the world, some customers are bound to find issues — and at this scale, they can quickly become significant.

Now that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ have been out for several months, we’re  [Read More…]

App developers are going through your email, here is how to stop them

Never trust anyone when it comes to managing your privacy.

The Wall Street Journal reports that application developers, both mobile and desktop, are busy rummaging through the email of thousands and thousands of users with free accounts from Gmail, Yahoo, and Microsoft. The Journal rightfully chastises the companies involved for allowing this to happen then proceeds to tell us why it’s happening: because we said they could.

Of course developers (and worse, think of that last crummy  [Read More…]

Every Oculus Go error message, and what you can do to fix them

Get to the bottom of the problem

If you’ve been experiencing any error messages when trying to use your Oculus Go I’m gonna help you out. I’ve collected all the error messages and weird pop-ups people have experienced in the Oculus Go and what I did to get them to go away.

If you find that you had experienced one and it’s not listed, let me know in the comment section below.

Thread priority security exception. Make  [Read More…]

Twitter asks users to change passwords after bug exposed them on internal log

The bug in Twitter’s hashing process has since been fixed.

Twitter today asked all of its users to consider changing their passwords after discovering a bug that caused them to be stored “unmasked in an internal log.”

According to Twitter, the bug has been corrected and it has seen “no indication of breach or misuse by anyone” after an investigation.

We recently found a bug that stored passwords unmasked in an internal log.  [Read More…]

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…]

How to transfer Android photos to PC or back them up in the cloud

A picture is worth a thousand words. If you lose that picture, those thousand words turn into one giant NOOOOOOOOOOO.

Our phones can do so many great things, but one of the most important is that our Android phones take pictures, capturing the life and the insanity around us as we traverse this kooky world of ours. But those photos don’t do much good just living on your phone; we need to get them off our phones  [Read More…]