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Contact tracing: A guide to one possible pandemic solution

What is contact tracing? Should I be concerned about it? How does it work?

With the coronavirus pandemic perhaps showing signs of letting up in some countries throughout Europe and beyond, you might have heard a good deal of conversation around contact tracing. Particularly, in the context of reducing lockdown and stay at home measures as countries look toward life after COVID-19. But what is contact tracing? How does it work? What’s that thing Apple and Google  [Read More…]

A guide to Earth Day, from your buds at AC, WC, and iMore

Android Central Earth Day 2020: A guide to making better tech decisions in the era of climate change The single most eco-friendly thing you can on Earth Day is … Is wireless, wired charging, or ‘Fast Charging’ more efficient? This fantastic smart plug is an Earth Day essential Fairphone 3 review: The most repairable phone ever An interview with Fairphone about making a sustainable gadget Best ‘green’ tech products and accessories Best eco-friendly phone accessories  [Read More…]

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…]

A guide to buying a phone during a pandemic

Make the most of your dollar and time when buying a phone in troubling circumstances.

When there are massive global events impacting all aspects of daily life, you would be forgiven for thinking buying a new phone won’t be top-of-mind for most of us. But technology like smartphones is incredibly important for staying connected and informed, especially in times when human-to-human contact is dramatically minimized and so many of us are working from home.

Here are some  [Read More…]

Samsung Good Lock 2020: The ultimate guide to customizing your Galaxy phone

Good Lock is a powerful utility that lets you turbocharge your Galaxy phone.

Samsung’s Good Lock is a software suite that lets you unlock the full customization potential of your Galaxy phone. Basically, Good Lock contains a series of modules designed to tweak every facet of the user interface, including the lock screen, notification panel, recents menu, and so much more. Need a vertical volume slider? You’ll be able to set it up using Good Lock.

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Don’t miss a single episode of the new season of Westworld with our guide

After almost two years the wait is over and we’ll finally get to revisit Westworld once again when the premier of season 3 airs on HBO on Sunday March, 15th. Whether you’ve been following the series since it first aired on October 2nd 2016 or are just looking to see what all the hype is about, we’ll show you how to watch Westworld online from anywhere in the world.

Since HBO first decided to adapt Michael Chricton’s 1973 film into  [Read More…]

What is a VPN? A guide to everything you need to know

Since you’re here, chances are you’ve heard of a VPN, or Virtual Private Network. But hearing about it — because you want to watch BBC iPlayer on U.S. soil, or Netflix when traveling abroad, probably isn’t enough. If you want to know everything about why a VPN is also great for anonymity, security and your personal online safety – you’re in the right place.

What is a VPN and why do I need one?

A VPN is a clever way  [Read More…]

A parent’s guide to buying a new PlayStation 4 for Christmas

Buying a new PlayStation 4 for the holidays this year? You’ll want to get it all set up before gifting it.

Buying a new console can be intimidating, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the technology. I know people in my own family who can’t tell the different between an Xbox One or PlayStation 4. I’ve even had relatives combine the names and ask if I wanted anything for the “PlayStation One.” This is more common than some  [Read More…]

A guide to all Imperial enemies in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

The Empire’s army is diverse and elite. Here’s our guide to each trooper and vehicle you’ll face.

In Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, the military of the Galactic Empire is filled with tons of different soldiers, and each of them are dangerous in their own unique ways. These troops make up the majority of the enemies that you’ll be fighting over the course of the game, so it’s a good idea to get a strong understanding of  [Read More…]

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order beginner’s guide and tips to know

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is complex and expansive, but this guide will help you get off to a great start.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is here, and it’s significantly more complex than most other Star Wars games. Combat is methodical, worlds are plentiful in number and expansive in scope, and there are tons of puzzles to solve. This may sound daunting, but fear not, young Padawan, we’re here to offer some advice. Here’s a list  [Read More…]