Tag Archive: Work


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…]

Make your money work for you with this $35 training

In order to ensure that you enjoy a bright financial future, you need to have more than just a few scattered stocks and a low-interest savings account.

In fact, it’s never been more important to have a detailed understanding of the more advanced and nuanced financial options that will help your money work for you, and the Complete Finance Training & Investing Bundle is your one-stop resource for making that happen.

Usually priced at over $ 1,500, this comprehensive $ 34.99  [Read More…]

Arkane Studios’ work on immersive sims shouldn’t be lost next generation

The studio celebrates its 20th anniversary as we look forward to its bright future.

Arkane Studios celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, but the path hasn’t always been smooth sailing. Its tumultuous past is fraught with game cancellations and near-bankruptcy, documented by Noclip in “The Untold History of Arkane,” before the studio found success in 2012’s Dishonored. This kicked off a sort of renaissance period for Arkane, which went on to make a sequel and a re-imagining  [Read More…]

Xiaomi says it is going all-in on 5G, starting work on 6G

Samsung and Huawei have also started working on 6G.

What you need to know Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has confirmed that the company has shifted its focus to 5G phones for the Chinese market. Along with an increased focus on 5G phones, the company is said to have started work on 6G as well. It could take nearly a decade for 6G to become a reality.

Yesterday, Xiaomi launched the Redmi 10X in China, its most affordable  [Read More…]

Sundar Pichai isn’t ready for Google employees to work from home full-time

Google will always need an in-person, human element.

What you need to know Wired recently interviewed Google CEO Sundar Pichai, covering a wide range of topics. Pichai talked about Google’s response to the pandemic, contact tracing, etc. Once all is said and done, Pichai doesn’t see Google becoming a 100% remote company.

We talk a lot about Google here on AC, and as with any company we often discuss, it’s important to have a better understanding of  [Read More…]

Work from home like a pro with this best-selling $40 bundle

There’s simply never been a better time to work from home. Thanks to the unexpected outbreak of the coronavirus and subsequent quarantine, millions of Americans have been forced to forgo their usual office routines and adapt to an entirely new approach to life—making this the ideal time to turn that business idea into a full-fledged reality.

Regardless of whether you’re just interested in making a little money on the side as part of a passive income or you’re  [Read More…]

Why Chromebooks have become the perfect work from home laptop

Chromebooks’ ease-of-use, affordability, and reliability have helped them win over parents and kids.

I’ve worked full-time on a Chromebook for years now, and while I’ve been asked recommendations on which Chromebook to buy for a work computer — ASUS C434 if you want a flashier 2-in-1, Acer 715 if you want something big, reliable, and affordable — the interest they’ve gotten over the last two months as everyone scrambled for work from home computers has been impressive.  [Read More…]

Which MVNOs work with more than one carrier?

Signing up for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, or Verizon service is making a commitment to a network. MVNOs just sell access to one of the major networks with different services and plans that might work better for some people. Most of them ditch any sort of contract as well. Unless an MVNO is partially owned or operated by a specific carrier, it will have no specific commitment to any network.

With an MVNO, it can be possible to choose  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Buds now work more like the Buds Plus

Samsung is making the Galaxy Buds more like the Galaxy Buds Plus

What you need to know Samsung is rolling out an update to bring the Galaxy Buds up to par with the Buds Plus. The update adds Swift Pair, Ambient Sound, and Tap & Hold support to the original Buds. The company says the update is rolling out starting today.

The prevalence of software updateable earbuds and headphones mean that just like your phone and laptops,  [Read More…]

Do Ring devices work with Google Assistant?

Best answer: Yes, Ring devices do work with Google Assistant. Ring has an official Google Assistant app that links all devices on your Ring account to your Google account and makes them available in Google Home.

Who’s at the door?: Ring Video Doorbell 3 ($ 200 at Best Buy) Watching your home day or night: Ring Stick Up Cam ($ 100 at Best Buy) Google in any room: Nest Mini ($ 30 at Best Buy) Commands made  [Read More…]