Tag Archive: Access


Losing access to TSMC would be catastrophic for Huawei

This is a bigger deal than losing Google Mobile Services.

This has not been a great week for Huawei. The U.S. extended the trade ban with the manufacturer for another year, preventing Huawei from doing business with most U.S. entities. Huawei was put on the U.S. Entity List a year ago, cutting off the Chinese manufacturer’s access to U.S. businesses. A direct result of the ban was losing out on Google Mobile Services (GMS), including the Play  [Read More…]

Score access to Udacity free online courses in business, coding, and more

Anyone who has been following social distancing guidelines and staying home over the past few weeks must be wondering how to put that extra time at home to best use. Udacity’s latest offer is here to help with free online courses to keep you busy and learning whenever you have some free time to spare. Through the end of April, Udacity allows you to enroll in any course absolutely free for one month. With Udacity’s self-paced courses, that gives you  [Read More…]

Try Sling TV Free: Get 7 days of access with no credit card required

Free trials can be tricky because you often have to enter credit card information and then you may forget to cancel, and then all of a sudden you’ve paid for something you didn’t really want. Sling TV is doing things a little different with its new ‘Stay In & Sling’ campaign that offers you 7 days of free access without even entering a credit card. That’s right, you can literally click the Get FREE TV Now button on its site  [Read More…]

Access three free months of RingCentral Office for your organization

Are you a part of an organization that has been seriously impacted by the coronavirus? If you’re in a non-profit or an education or healthcare business, RingCentral is offering three months of RingCentral Office free. All you have to do is fill out a little information and describe your business to gain access. This would normally cost $ 105 for the same features and the same time period. Any small business impacted by the pandemic that needs a way to  [Read More…]

Adobe is giving students and teachers free access to Creative Cloud

Your university’s IT admin will need to make an application for access.

What you need to know Adobe is temporarily making Creative Cloud free for teachers and students. The offer is aimed at enabling them to continue being productive as they work and study from home. Students cannot individually avail the promo, however, as the application for access needs to be made by a university’s IT admin.

As universities around the world shut their campuses and organizations  [Read More…]

How to quickly access notifications on the Galaxy S20

With phones getting taller with every generation, it’s not feasible to access quick toggles one-handed anymore. Thankfully, the Galaxy S20 has an option that lets you pull down the notification pane from anywhere on the screen. Here’s how to set it up.

Products used in this guide True powerhouse: Samsung Galaxy S20 ($ 1,000 at Samsung) How to quickly access notifications on Galaxy S20 Open Settings from the home screen. Select Display.

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TikTok will now let parents limit their kids’ access to the app

It’s also adding a new Screen Time Management in Feed feature.

What you need to know TikTok is adding two new improvements to the service to promote digital wellbeing. The first is Family Safety Mode, aimed at helping parents police the contents their kids can watch. The second is Screen Time Management in Feed. The firm will partner with creators to produce in-app prompts while on the feed to encourage users to put their phones down.

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Early Access owners of Dreams can play the full game on February 11

If you jumped into the Early Access version of Dreams last year, you’ll be playing the full game a little early.

What you need to know Dreams has been in development by Media Molecule for several years. In 2019, a limited amount of players were allowed to buy an Early Access version. Any Early Access players will be allowed to play the full game three days before the release date. You can preorder Dreams on PlayStation 4  [Read More…]

The Echo Buds offer great sound and Alexa access at a great price

At a jam-packed fall product launch this past September, Amazon announced over a dozen new Echo and Alexa products to a gathering of tech reporters and enthusiasts. Leading up to that announcement, perhaps no device was as widely anticipated as the Echo Buds, and initial reviews and impressions were mostly favorable.

But what are the Echo Buds, you might ask? The simple answer is that they’re Amazon’s first real attempt at truly wireless smart earbuds. The more complicated  [Read More…]

How to access Visible Customer Support

Signing up on a carrier without stores can be a scary, especially if something isn’t working the way you expect. If you need to contact Visible’s customer service, you can chat on Visible’s website or through the Visible app on Android or iOS. You can also chat on Facebook Messenger or Twitter.

Products used in this guide Unlimited talk, text, and data on Verizon LTE: Visible ($ 40 per month at Visible) Use Visible service: Google Pixel 3a  [Read More…]