Tag Archive: Tools


Some Snapchat employees reportedly used internal tools to abuse users’ data

Employees accessed information using an internal tool called “SnapLion.”

What you need to know A report claims Snapchat employees abused their privilege to access user data. This included saved snaps, phone numbers, and more. SnapLion was one of the internal tools used to do this.

It seems like not a day goes by without learning about a new privacy concern or data breach, and this time around Snapchat gets its spot in the limelight with a report  [Read More…]

These massively discounted SEO tools address concerns, build strategies

Are you familiar with the most searched keywords or phrases around your business or website? Are you using the right terminology when talking about what you do in your line of work?

Do you have the proper keywords in your content titles or tags? What is your optimal content length? How do you leverage social media to boost your search rankings? What is your SEO strategy?

If you don’t have answers to these questions, it’s know the answers to them,  [Read More…]

Get the software tools to become a DJ for just $49!

Everybody wants to be the DJ these days, whether we’re talking about having control over the music at the next house party or actually working towards making a name for yourself as a working DJ. But the cost of entry into the DJ world is expensive.

Fortunately you can do more with just a laptop and even just your phone these days with all the music going digital and software available to help transition between songs with similar BPM and  [Read More…]

7-Day Android Pie Bootcamp: The perfect tools for beginning developers is just $12

As an aspiring developer, you might have no clue how to create an Android app. You’ve got ideas, but don’t know how to go about implementation. Now that Android Pie is out things are easier than ever — but you’re still nervous about getting started. We’ve got a great deal in our Deals Store to help you get everything you need.

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Called the 7-Day Android Pie App Bootcamp with Kotlin, this training kit provides more than 40  [Read More…]

The $57 Black+Decker kit includes a cordless drill, hand tools, and more

Good price for one day only.

The Black+Decker LDX120PK cordless drill and battery power project kit is down to $ 56.50 on Amazon. This is one of Amazon’s daily deals, so the price is temporary. The kit normally sells for around $ 80, and this is the lowest price we have ever seen.

The full kit includes a 20V Lithium cordless drill, the battery to power it, 68 hand tools and accessories, and a carrying bag for  [Read More…]

How to use Android Pie’s Digital Wellbeing tools

Make the most out of your phone addiction.

One of the major pieces of the Android Pie — then Android P — presentation at Google I/O this past May aligned with what many other companies are trying to do: make it easier to disconnect. They’re doing this by providing usage metrics, and incentive through various “wind down” or Do Not Disturb features, that both inform the user and help them check their phone only when necessary.

On  [Read More…]

Google Calendar gets new out of office and work hour tools

Rolling out to all G Suite users in the next couple weeks.

Google spent a lot of time at I/O talking about its new focus on helping people with their digital wellbeing, and the latest efforts with this initiative come in the form of a couple new features for Google Calendar.

When making an event on Calendar, you’ll see a new “Out of Office” event type. When you select this, the event will have a different appearance  [Read More…]

Google Maps gains more personal exploration tools

Google on Tuesday announced an update to its Google Maps app for mobile devices. Available now, it provides more accurate and useful information.

The refreshed Google Maps will provide users with trending lists curated from local experts and by way of Google’s algorithms. Now it’s easier than ever to find the best burger joint in a particular area.

Speaking of which, you can use Google Maps to track your personal progress as you  [Read More…]

Let these discounted Greenworks outdoor tools help you improve the look of your yard

The grass should be greener on your side.

Amazon is running a one-day sale on a bunch of Greenworks outdoor power tools, including string trimmers, blowers, cultivators, and more. These are all battery-powered tools, some of which include the battery and others don’t. Spring may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean your lawn doesn’t still need some care for a few more months.

You can grab this 21-inch mower without a battery for $ 161.15, which  [Read More…]

T-Mobile FamilyMode offers digital parenting tools for $10/month

FamilyMode lets you pause internet access, set content restrictions, and more.

Similar to AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon, T-Mobile’s now getting in the business of offering its own suite of digital parenting tools to help give moms and dads a competitive edge for parenting in the modern world.

T-Mobile’s new service is called T-Mobile FamilyMode, and access to the mobile app costs $ 10/month. With FamilyMode, parents can create internet limits so kids can only use their mobile data  [Read More…]