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Google promises freebies to Nest Aware subscribers, but codes don’t work

The Nest Hub codes, though, don’t seem to be working.

What you need to know Google is sending out promotional emails to Nest Aware subscribers. These offer either a free Nest Hub or a Nest Mini to those who’ve upgraded their plan to the company’s newest subscriptions. Unfortunately, some users are reporting that their codes aren’t working.

Finally rolled out earlier this month, the new Nest Aware subscriptions make things a lot easier (and less  [Read More…]

Here are 5 reasons why your phone’s photos don’t have to suck anymore

There’s a secret to everything if you know where to look.

You may be the one who takes countless photos on your phone, shooting anything and everything when the mood strikes you. Do you like how they look? Do you think there’s something missing? Could you do better if you changed a few things?

Unless you’re a professional who is already naturally selective when capturing any scene, the answer to all of those is probably yes. The  [Read More…]

Don’t let that virus or germs in the door when you order food deliveries!

Ordering grocery deliveries is a luxury for many during the best of times, and a necessity for most during the worst of times (like during a pandemic). Now that many of us are working from home, watching children or relatives, or stranded in quarantine, delivery services have become lifesavers. If you can practice social distancing by having your groceries delivered, don’t let that nasty virus cross those last few feet past the threshold of your home. Here are  [Read More…]

Don’t miss Amazon’s First Reads free eBook selection this April

There are plenty of well-known benefits of having an Amazon Prime membership, from free two-day shipping to Prime Video access, but one you may not have heard about before is the Amazon First Reads program. Every month in 2020, Amazon’s publishing editors will choose a handful of yet-to-be-released books from various genres and make them exclusively available to Amazon customers before anyone else!

Prime members get the best end of the bargain here, as they can add any one of  [Read More…]

Want an Apple Watch but… don’t? Check out these alternatives.

For some, the Apple Watch is considered the gold standard of smartwatches, but whether it is or not makes no difference to Android users who couldn’t use it even if they wanted to. Smartwatches for Android users abound, and the one that stands out from the pack is the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 because of its balanced functionality and stylish design that caters to wider subset of users.

Best Overall: Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2

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Don’t miss Better Call Saul’s season finale with our guide

When AMC’s Breaking Bad ended back in 2013, fans were upset by the idea that they would never see Walter White, Jesse Pinkman and Saul Goodman again. Thankfully though, just two years later the network debuted a new show called Better Call Saul which follows Saul Goodman in the years leading up to when he first met Walter White. The show’s season 5 finale is set to premiere on Monday, April 20 and we have all the details on how  [Read More…]

Don’t bulk up the huge Galaxy S20 Ultra even more; get one of these cases

I know a lot of you want to go naked and show off the Galaxy S20 Ultra in all its 6.9-inch glory, but it’s a half-pound, glass-backed phone that is super unwieldy. To paraphrase South Park, if you try to use the Ultra without a case, “you’re gonna have a bad time.” Never fear! Just because you need to use a case doesn’t mean you need to bulk up your phone.

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Don’t let your kids buy random stuff from Alexa on your Echo smart speakers

One of the best things that an Alexa-powered Echo speaker can do is to tell you Amazon’s daily specials and let you place orders for goods with your voice — it’s just so convenient! However, you certainly don’t want your kids, friends, or family to have unfettered Alexa access while you’re busy working from home or away from your smart speakers. I’ll show you how simple it is to put some controls on who can make voice purchases  [Read More…]

Don’t believe the fake text about a national quarantine that’s going around

Follow the CDC for the most recent information about the coronavirus.

What you need to know People are receiving a suspicious text warning of a two-week national quarantine over the novel coronavirus. The White House National Security Council has responded calling the text fake. The WHNSC says to follow the CDC for the latest info and guidance on the coronavirus.

The recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus is unlike anything we’ve seen in modern times. The virus  [Read More…]