Tag Archive: Them


Make your social posts private and so that only those you want can see them

I’ve been using social media apps for well over a decade, and over that period, there have certainly been things that I’ve posted that I’m glad the whole world wasn’t able to see. In fact, some accounts (like Instagram and TikTok) I permanently leave in private mode, so that only select people can see what I post. If you’re interested in learning how to take your accounts private and protect your posts from the world’s eyes, read on,  [Read More…]

The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are now on sale — here’s where to buy them

Buying a OnePlus phone is easier than ever this year.

The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are two very compelling Android phones. Both tout gorgeous AMOLED displays, incredibly fast performance, reliable cameras, you name it. If you’re in the market for a new handset, both the 8 and 8 Pro are well worth your attention.

Should you find yourself wanting to buy one of the phones for yourself, it’s important to know where you should go  [Read More…]

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Each special edition and what’s in them

With the reveal of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, there’s plenty of different special and limited editions of the game from which to choose. It can get a bit confusing keeping everything straight. Fortunately, we’ve put together a guide to keep things simple.

Different versions of the game Easy to find extras: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Gold Steelbook Edition ($ 110 at Best Buy) Only at GameStop: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Ultimate Steelbook Edition ($ 130 at GameStop) Specialty in every way:  [Read More…]

Streaming app overload? Organize them and more with this service

The chances that you’re stuck at home right now, doing your part to stop the spread of the COVID-19, are pretty good. The chances that you’re enjoying some form of streaming media are even better.

But with all this binge-watching you’re doing, do you tire of having to switch from app to app and streaming service to streaming service, only to find that the content you’re searching for isn’t there?

BitMar Elite Streaming is here to help by bringing  [Read More…]

Your headphones and earbuds are dirty messes — here’s how to clean them!

Whether you use them for working out at the gym, listening to tunes at the coffee shop, or just for ambient noise while working around the house, headphones/earbuds are essential tools. Unfortunately, if you use them for too long without cleaning them, they can turn into disgusting messes. To make sure that doesn’t happen, here are a few helpful cleaning tips that’ll make it quick and easy to keep your audio gear in tip-top shape.

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You can use these credit cards immediately after you are approved for them

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Sometimes you just want access to credit right away, but most credit cards do not offer the ability to use them until you receive the physical card  [Read More…]

Kids stuck at home? These Oculus Quest games will get them up and moving

Video games are amazing, but they usually don’t do a great job of burning up physical energy. That’s where VR and the Oculus Quest come in. If your kids are stuck at home and are bouncing off the walls, you can let them blow off some steam with the Oculus Quest. These games will get your kids and the family jumping, dancing, and spinning around.

Note: When you let kids use VR, remember to take breaks for ten minutes  [Read More…]

Do you keep apps open in the background or close them?

Let’s have a chat with the AC forums.

In the Android space, there are some questions that will be debated until the end of time. Should you charge your phone overnight? Is wired or wireless charging better? Do you keep your phone on silent or have the ringer on?

Among all of those, another topic that people often quarrel with revolves around applications — specifically, whether it’s best to keep all apps open in the background or  [Read More…]

PSA: Clorox wipes are awful for your phone and you shouldn’t use them

There’s a right and a wrong way to clean your phone.

We use and rely on our smartphones every single day, and with so much regular use, it’s only natural for them to get dirty. Knowing that it’s a good idea to clean/disinfect your phone is a great start, but it’s only half of the battle.

There is a right and a wrong way to clean your phone, and if you do it the wrong way, you  [Read More…]

The Feds can crack any iPhone but Androids still give them trouble

Nobody makes a tool to hack the phones nobody cares about.

What you need to know A government report details its capabilities in breaking phone encryption and acquiring data. All iOS devices are effectively crackable. Popular Android devices can be cracked but only select models.

While the FBI wages a court battle against phone manufacturers, our friends at Vice have found an interesting report from the Science and Technology branch of the Department of Homeland Security that  [Read More…]