Security

Articles about cybersecurity, personal internet safety, and corporate security practices.

How to factory reset your MacBook before you sell it

How To Factory Reset Your MacBook Before You Sell It With Apple releasing incredible tech every year, it's no wonder why you would want to upgrade your MacBook, even if yours is still working pretty well. Thankfully, the second-hand market for used MacBooks is pretty good. Because of Apple's strong branding and ecosystem, you're likely to still get a good price for your Mac, even if it's an older model — although, it's important to remember that your second-hand MacBook's value will still depend

How to Improve the Privacy of Your Mac

While Macs are definitely known for their endless security features and durability against malware, they still require a few tweaks to stay as private as possible. When it comes to privacy, it takes a regular effort to make sure that you’re not unnecessarily exposing yourself and your data, even with a Mac. Thankfully, Macs come with many free features to protect you already. So, if you’re wondering how you can better improve your privacy on your Mac, here are some tips to follow. One of the m

How the New AMBER Alerts on Instagram Will Work

While many parents are quick to demonize social media and its adverse effects on people, there are some advantages to being part of it, including community-based notification systems like AMBER Alerts. America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response (AMBER) or AMBER Alerts help notify members of a community if a child has been reported to go missing within their immediate area. Instagram is adding AMBER Alerts to help social media users find missing children. And here's how Instagram plans to

5 Reasons Why Google Drive Is a Security Risk

Google Drive is an incredibly useful cloud storage solution that offers numerous features and benefits. With Google Drive, sharing documents and working remotely as a team has never been easier. As part of the Google Suite, Google Drive offers seamless integration with other Google services. However, there are some security risks associated with using Google Drive that you should be aware of. So why is Google Drive still a security risk? How can your data be compromised through the service? Go

What Is RF Energy Harvesting?

When you think about the future of smart homes, a common dream many of us have is never having to charge a device again. Not only are cords always tangling, managing endless plugs for all your devices can be a pain. Batteries also have a limited lifespan and aren't great for the environment. While many innovations have sought to improve this experience through things like solar panels, they're typically not the most effective or aesthetically pleasing option. Here's why RF harvesting technology

Why You Need to Install iOS 15.3 Right Now

In most cases, iOS updates come with a slew of features that are designed to improve user experience. However, iOS 15.3 arrives with a different priority—fixing security flaws in the iPhone’s operating system. Despite Apple’s attempts to give Safari users a tracker-free browser experience, a critical security bug put a wrench in its plans. Thankfully, developers may have found a way around it. Here’s why you must update your iOS device now. In November 2021, a Safari 15 security issue left use

How to Prevent Safari 15 From Leaking Your Browsing History

In November 2021, reports of a Safari bug that endangers user privacy cropped up online. Affecting Safari users across multiple devices, the Safari 15 IndexedDB bug allows websites to access database information that they are not supposed to. In essence, this means websites you visit on Safari can see which other websites you’ve been visiting as well. We’ll explain what you can do to stop it below. What Does This Safari 15 Bug Do? Based on reports from FingerprintJS, the IndexedDB API violate

Arlo Announces the Arlo Security System: Here's What We Know So Far

Known for its full suite of smart security cameras, Arlo announced the launch of its first DIY home security system at CES 2022. Initially, Arlo announced its plans for a DIY security system in 2019. However, it's finally delivering the redesigned home security monitoring solution three years later. With a 2022 CES Innovation Award already under its belt, here's what we know about Arlo's latest offering so far and why it could be a game changer. The Arlo Security System features a built-in si

Update Chrome to v96.0.4664.110 Now to Fix a Critical Security Issue

Hackers are always looking for ways to exploit vulnerabilities, especially when it comes to browsers. Since Google Chrome has billions of users worldwide, it's no wonder the app's active security issues are critical to fix. On December 13, Google released an update for its stable and extended channel for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Here's why and how you should update your Google Chrome browser. Why You Should Upgrade to Chrome 96.0.4664.110 According to a press release on the Google blog, the u

How to Keep Advertisers From Stealing Your Data

You may be wondering why it's a big deal for so many companies to have access to your data. Unless you’re a public figure, most people find it hard to wrap their heads around why it is wrong for so many companies to know so many things about you. The amount of personal data we have online is frightening, mostly because it doesn't just stay there. It affects our life outside the internet too. But how does this work and how exactly do companies get their hands on your information? How Do Adverti

4 Ways to Decentralize Your Business Data

These days, every vendor is trying hard to sell you the idea that they have everything you'll need when using their services. In many ways, they could be right. There are several advantages that come with having a single service provider with visibility on multiple business units. However, there are also several disadvantages that you should consider as well. So what are the downsides of centralized data? Why do you need to look at other solutions? And what even are those solutions? Tech giant

How to Craft Incident Response Procedures After a Cybersecurity Breach

Incident response procedures are multi-faceted processes that aid in the active protection, detection, and neutralization of cybersecurity threats. These procedures hinge on a cross-functional effort combining policies, tools, and guidelines companies can use when a security breach happens. Unfortunately, there are no perfect incident response procedures; every business has different risk levels. However, it is necessary to have a successful incident response procedure, so companies can keep th

How to Know if Someone Else Is Using Your PSN Account

Have you ever opened up your favorite game and noticed that it’s not where you remember saving it? For some people, just thinking about someone else using your PlayStation Network (PSN) account is enough to cause panic. Unfortunately, it's becoming increasingly common. Hackers tend to snoop around PSN accounts and will sometimes sell the best ones to the highest bidder. But how do you know if they're thinking about doing this to yours? Let's take a look at the ways you can check. Steps to Chec

Here's Why You Should Avoid Non-Genuine Parts in Your iPhone

While Apple is famous for its beautiful design and seamless user experience, it is also known for its resistance to repair. Many Apple users have found out the hard way that repairing an iPhone comes at a high cost. It's no wonder that many iPhone users, especially those outside the warranty, have turned to cheaper alternatives with third-party repair centers and non-genuine parts. However, this sometimes leads to more problems than they solve. What Can Go Wrong With Non-Genuine iPhone Parts?

What Are Electromagnetic Attacks and Are You at Risk?

In the last few decades, we’ve experienced an unprecedented boom in technological advancements. The internet has led to the growth of research and innovation in ways that previous generations didn’t think was possible. Unfortunately, this exciting time in human history doesn’t come without cost. The rise of electromagnetic attacks on public figures and military personnel have raised some interesting questions on how we make use of these innovations for the good as well the bad. So, what exactl

How to Check if a Second-Hand iPhone Was Stolen Before Buying

Since their launch, iPhones have gone from ordinary smartphones to aspirational status symbols. It is no wonder that despite the tough competition, Apple is managing to stay on top year after year. With this, it's no wonder that iPhone thefts are on the rise as well. Thankfully, Apple has made it a lot harder for thieves to profit off stolen iPhones. For example, a stolen iPhone remains linked to the Apple ID of its original owner and will not work with any other Apple ID account. In addition,

How to Check If Your iPhone Has Fake Parts

While preloved iPhones can come with a few defects, it’s best to buy devices that still have their original parts. Original iPhone parts are designed not just to work, but also to pass the necessary safety requirements for everyday use. With an original iPhone, your second-hand device can still be covered by Apple's warranty for repairs or factory defect recalls. Here are some methods to find out if your pre-loved iPhone still has all its original parts. With iOS 13.1 and later, Apple started

What Data Might Your Employees Steal and Why?

For many companies, data is the lifeblood that gives them an advantage over their competitors. From client databases to campaign strategies, companies invest a lot into making sure they can find, serve, and care for their customers using data. Through cloud technology, it has never been easier to consolidate and utilize data for real-world applications. However, it has also opened up several new risks, including employee theft. But why might your own employees steal information? And what sort o

How to Find Out if Employees Are Mining Cryptocurrency in the Office

Once upon a time, cryptocurrency lived in the dark corners of the internet. These days, crypto has gone mainstream: everyone and their grandmother is starting to invest. While most people will be happy to stop at crypto, there is a subset of people who recognize the immense potential of mining instead. But what exactly is cryptocurrency mining? And why should you be worried about your employees doing it in the office? Cryptocurrency mining is the process by which new coins enter circulation. M

How to Control the Personal Data Spotify Collects About You

Let’s face it: these days, everyone is trying to get a piece of your personal data. While it's not necessarily a bad thing for brands to get to know you a little better, there is such a thing as too much data, especially when the company in question has no real use for it. One example of a brand that asks for a little too much for no reason is Spotify. For Premium users who are already paying subscribers and do not have ads, it doesn’t make sense to give Spotify more information than what is ne
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Social Media

Articles about social media news, updates, and experiences. 

How the New AMBER Alerts on Instagram Will Work

While many parents are quick to demonize social media and its adverse effects on people, there are some advantages to being part of it, including community-based notification systems like AMBER Alerts. America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response (AMBER) or AMBER Alerts help notify members of a community if a child has been reported to go missing within their immediate area. Instagram is adding AMBER Alerts to help social media users find missing children. And here's how Instagram plans to

5 Reasons Why Reddit Is the Best Social Media Platform Around

When it comes to social media, there are tons of options out there. However, one stands out from the pack in several ways—Reddit. From an online forum about anything and everything, Reddit has built a strong community of passionate users through the years. Here are some key reasons why Reddit might just be the best social media platform out there today. In our online world, it's almost impossible to remain anonymous. For a variety of reasons, users are required to give personal details about

Instagram Is Bringing Back the Chronological Feed: Here's How and Why

At the beginning of social media history, the Instagram feed was a place to simply see what people were up to. Until 2016, Instagram users could scroll until the end of their feed, which was viewable in chronological order, and call it a day. However, Instagram eventually updated this so that our feeds are comprised of a mix of sponsored ads and algorithm-curated content. But in 2022, Instagram is making headlines by doing the unthinkable: going back to the chronological feed. Here's how Insta

The Facebook Metaverse, Explained (And Why You Should Care)

Like all great protagonists, Facebook was born from humble origins: a Harvard dorm and a young man with the intention of publicly rating his university peers based on looks. This young man with a dream, Mark Zuckerberg, risked his youth, dropped out of college and went on to build the social media giant we've all come to know: Facebook. After going through the valley of darkness, years of iteration, and unlocking the secret of monetization with ads, Zuckerberg clawed his way to the top and buil

How to Create a Room in Google Chat

Has a boss ever asked you to create a room on Google Chat, and you just couldn't find it in you to tell them that you just don't know how? Here's a quick way to start the conversation on a Google Chat room or change a group chat into a room. There are two ways to create a room on Google Chat—Google Chat page or convert a group chat. Here's how to do both. To create a room, open Google Chat and click the + button next to Chat or Rooms. Then, select Create a room, type your preferred room name a

What Is Twitter's New Safety Mode and How Does It Work?

Among social media platforms, Twitter is one of the few that still lets you reach people without having to pay a dime. Unfortunately, this means that people can also contact you even when you might not want them to. While many people use Twitter to connect with like-minded people, improve their career prospects, and vent into the internet void, others use it for more nefarious means. Through the years, many Twitter users have felt unsafe with various types of unwelcome interactions, from stalki

How to Get Rid of Annoying Instagram Follow Suggestions

While Instagram's follow suggestions can help you find accounts you might enjoy, they can also repeatedly recommend people you're not interested in following or actively want to avoid on the platform. Regardless of the reason you want the social media platform to stop suggesting certain accounts, there are ways to manage these recommendations. Here are some tips to get rid of annoying Instagram follow recommendations... Why Does Instagram Recommend Accounts to Follow? Social media companies

What Is Darkposting on Social Media?

Gone are the days that all ads look like ads and influencers don’t have to disclose sponsored content. These days, social media is becoming less intrusive, but more transparent when it comes to advertising with darkposting. Darkposting is the middle ground between obvious brand posts and influencer lifestyle content. But exactly is darkposting, and how does it work? Pioneered by Facebook, darkposts are social media ads that don’t show up on the brand or page's timeline like a regular boosted o

How to Disable the New Sensitive Content Filter on Instagram

Have you noticed that your favorite artist’s work no longer appears on your Instagram feed? It may just be that they’re affected by the new Instagram sensitive content filter. One of the best things about Instagram is the endless list of content creators with their unique content. However, not all of them create the kind that is comfortable for everyone. In a July 2021 update, Instagram put content moderation back into the hands of its users. Instagram announced that it will start limiting sen

What Is Facebook Whitelisting?

With the rise of internet influencer culture, brands are eager to collaborate with creators to reach new customers. Previously, traditional brand and social media community guidelines prevented users from promoting branded posts without them being taken down. However, Facebook has made adjustments that make it possible with whitelisting. Here's what you should know about whitelisting on the social media platform. Whitelisting is a process by which brands give advertising permission to their pa

How to Clear Your Instagram Search History

Many of us go hours mindlessly scrolling through Instagram every single day. When done right, it can be an incredibly self-soothing experience—with Instagram being one of the best places on the internet to find a lot of positive content. However, when done wrong, we can also get into a toxic rabbit hole. We end up searching for content that doesn’t just mess with our algorithm, but also shows up every time we type something on the search bar. Luckily, you can get rid of this pretty easily. You

How to Use WhatsApp's New "Vaccines for All" Sticker Pack

In partnership with the World Health Organization, WhatsApp launched a free sticker pack to help you celebrate and share information about vaccination in a fun way. While vaccinations have proven to protect people from the effects of the novel coronavirus, many governments worldwide find it hard to convince people to get their shots. With so many people unconvinced, it could take much longer for the world to reach the coveted herd immunity. So, if you’re getting the prick soon and want to enco

How to Stop Facebook Sharing Your Data With Spotify

On its own, most of the data that Spotify collects appears harmless. However, when left unprotected, millions of comprehensive and aggregated user profiles become extremely valuable. You should protect your data and limit its access as much as possible, especially when you are already a paying subscriber. For Spotify Premium users, subscription fees should be enough contribution to access the service. There is very little reason for you to give more data than necessary to have a positive user e

How to Verify Your Facebook Business Page

The internet has opened so many opportunities for business owners and shoppers alike. It has never been so easy to find your ideal customers, especially on Facebook. Through the years, Facebook has become a valuable part of every digital marketer's arsenal. With millions of users worldwide, it is an essential tool for businesses of every size. However, the internet is not always fair game. In fact, many people even purposely profit from copying the names of more recognizable brands. So how do y

What to Do If Facebook Has Disabled Your Ad Account

There are several reasons why Facebook disables ad accounts. However, the three primary reasons why ad accounts are banned are for community guidelines violations, creating negative customer experiences, and having questionable advertiser profiles. But with millions of businesses under moderation, it is no wonder that sometimes the algorithm can get things wrong. If you think that's the case with your account, here's what you should do...

4 WhatsApp Alternatives That Don’t Share Your Data With Facebook

These days, everyone wants a piece of your private data. From social media sites to e-commerce platforms, it’s no secret that data is the key to win customers. However, many users are starting to wonder if what they have to give up is worth it. When it comes to messaging apps, users tend to share intimate and personal details of their lives like photos, documents, and texts. Previously, the go-to app for privacy-focused individuals was the end-to-end encrypted messaging application WhatsApp. Bu

3 Reasons Why Facebook Bans Ads Accounts

There’s no doubt that Facebook is an essential channel for every digital marketer. With millions of people on the social media site, it’s ripe for finding, engaging, and converting the ideal customer for almost any brand. However, Facebook is also notorious for suddenly banning advertiser accounts without any warning. There have been several horror stories of digital marketers suddenly waking up to locked Facebook Ads Manager accounts, not knowing if they can ever retrieve access. Not only does

Blockchain

Articles about blockchain, cryptocurrency, and decentralized finance.

What Is Proof of Stake (PoS)? Here's What You Need to Know

When it comes to decentralized ledger technology, there are endless applications, including blockchain. One of the key ways to define a blockchain is through its consensus mechanism, the method used to validate transactions made on the public ledger. If you ever tried to learn about how blockchain consensus works, you may have come across the term "proof of stake." Proof of stake is a simple concept to understand, but it's one of the most important concepts in blockchain. So, what is proof of s

The Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin: What Is It and Why Should You Care?

There was a time wherein news about cryptocurrency was mostly about how it was probably just a hoax, especially Bitcoin. With its questionable origins and promises of a future without banks, it’s no wonder that we couldn’t take Bitcoin seriously for a long time. However, these days, the financial world is singing a different tune. Bitcoin is everywhere. Everyone, including large corporations and banks themselves have some skin in the game. But what is it really, and why should you start finally

Bitcoin vs. Ethereum: What's the Difference?

For the longest time, Bitcoin was the undisputed king of the cryptocurrency world. Reports of Bitcoin’s successes and failures often intertwined with how the world perceived blockchain as a whole. However, like all empires, there is always someone challenging for the throne. In recent years, newer and faster technology has broadened the notion of blockchain and what it could be used for. In this article, we’ll talk about Bitcoin’s place in the crypto world today and the role of what could be Bi

How to Find Out if Employees Are Mining Cryptocurrency in the Office

Once upon a time, cryptocurrency lived in the dark corners of the internet. These days, crypto has gone mainstream: everyone and their grandmother is starting to invest. While most people will be happy to stop at crypto, there is a subset of people who recognize the immense potential of mining instead. But what exactly is cryptocurrency mining? And why should you be worried about your employees doing it in the office? Cryptocurrency mining is the process by which new coins enter circulation. M

Streaming

Articles about the world's top streaming platforms.

How to turn off 'Are You Still Watching' on Netflix

How To Turn Off 'Are You Still Watching' On Netflix According to the Netflix Help Center, the Are You Still Watching prompt will appear when you have not used any controls or interacted with the app for a certain period of time. For example, Netflix bingers can expect to see the pop-up after watching three episodes of the same TV show in a row or 1.5 hours of uninterrupted watching. When this feature was initially launched, many users were divided about it. On the one hand, it can be a great fea

How to Fix Hulu Not Streaming in 4K

How To Fix Hulu Not Streaming In 4K With so many streaming services in the market, it has become a battle of not just providing a service and producing quality content, but also of improving the overall viewing experience. With other streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime offering high-quality streaming, it's no wonder Hulu is following in their footsteps. In 2019, Hulu brought back its 4k content for free to its existing subscribers. A step up from high definition (HD) resolution, 4k

Apple Has Something Big Planned for Fans of Classical Music

Many classical music lovers are musicians themselves and have an ear for precision. For this reason, it can be a little irritating when you can’t put your finger on it, but you know your favorite sonata just sounds better live. While streaming is a great way to make classical music accessible, it’s definitely a challenge to find quality options that don’t dull down the classical music experience. Unfortunately, there are only a few places to stream high quality classical music on the internet.

What Are the Best Spotify Equalizer Settings?

Music is a form of sound, which evolves depending on the different environments wherein it is heard. For example, the same music played in a large concert venue will not have the experience as one recorded in the confines of a studio. Equalization helps alter the various volume levels of a sound to help craft the optimal listening experience. When it comes to streaming on Spotify, finding the right settings for equalization is not so straightforward. In fact, there are many factors to consider

How to Use Rave to Stream in Sync With Friends

The thing about getting is older is that staying in touch with friends becomes more difficult. People get married, have kids, and maybe move country. You find yourself living far away from the people who make you feel the most whole. Sometimes, you might wish friends just lived next door again. When a new movie comes out, part of you just knows it would have been more enjoyable with each other. Thankfully, there’s a way that you can bring everyone back together for a movie night with Rave. Rav

How to Change the Location of Your Spotify Cache

The Spotify cache contains a lot of data about you and your listening preferences. From saving songs offline to your individual preferences, the Spotify cache is important because it keeps your Spotify running optimally. However, occasionally issues such as bad downloads or a maxed-out storage capacity can ruin your listening experience. While the solution is usually to delete the cache altogether, there are times that all you have to do is just change its location. Here’s a quick tutorial on h

How to Clear Your Spotify Cache on Desktop and Mobile

Whether it’s your laptop beginning to hang or your phone needs a little more space, clearing your Spotify cache is a task that many of us have to do. But what exactly is the Spotify cache, and should you be deleting it? What Is the Spotify Cache? The Spotify cache is where your listening history lives. For Spotify Premium users, the cache stores songs that you have downloaded to play offline are stored. The Spotify cache is what enables tracks to play without needing to buffer first. When the

What Is Spotify Hardware Acceleration and How Do You Enable It?

Have you ever looked at your monster of a computer and wondered if it could do more for your music listening experience? Well, Spotify has got you covered. With the hardware acceleration feature, you can make the most of your machine and hear tunes like never before. So, how what exactly is hardware acceleration on Spotify and how does it work? By offloading tasks to hardware in your system, rather than purely the Spotify software, hardware acceleration helps you accelerate the task in terms o

How to Recover Unplayable Songs on Spotify

We have all had moments where we listen to a Spotify song on repeat hundreds of times. Until one day, they simply stop showing up on our playlists. But why do Spotify songs disappear and become unplayable? Don’t panic; just because they aren’t there now, it doesn't mean that they’re gone forever. In this article, we’ll walk you through the different reasons why songs are unplayable on Spotify and how you can try to recover them. Why Are Some Songs Unplayable on Spotify? If you’re wondering wh

How to Hide and Unhide Songs on Spotify

We all have our reasons for hidings songs on Spotify. Sometimes, it’s to get over your first big heartbreak. Other times, it brings up embarrassing memories of drunken nights in bars where you’re barfing your guts out on the bathroom floor. However, out of nowhere, we also get the urge to hear a particular song again. Like a band-aid begging to be ripped off, Spotify makes it easy to test your resolve. So if you’re feeling brave and want to know if that verse still hurts, here’s a quick guide t

How to Get Apple Music for Free

Gone are the days that we have to carry around heavy CD players to bring our music with us, everywhere we go. In the age of streaming, we have access to millions of music from all over the world in the palm of our hands. With accessibility on almost any mobile device and access to a wealth of music, streaming sites have become the first choice for many music listeners. Apple Music is one of the best. But if you can't afford a subscription, you don't have to miss out. There are plenty of ways to

How to Control the Personal Data Spotify Collects About You

Let’s face it: these days, everyone is trying to get a piece of your personal data. While it's not necessarily a bad thing for brands to get to know you a little better, there is such a thing as too much data, especially when the company in question has no real use for it. One example of a brand that asks for a little too much for no reason is Spotify. For Premium users who are already paying subscribers and do not have ads, it doesn’t make sense to give Spotify more information than what is ne

How to Use Spotify for Pets to Make a Playlist for Your Animal Companion

Spotify doesn’t just know what music you might love. It also knows what your pet loves too. It’s no secret that many of us are crazy about our pets. Arguably, we may even love them more than other people. While most of us have probably already contemplated making a playlist for our pets (if we haven't already), Spotify offers to make the process of making easier with Spotify for Pets. What Is Spotify for Pets? Launched in 2020, Spotify for Pets is a special feature designed to find the best t

6 Reasons to Use the Netflix Shuffle Button to "Play Something"

Netflix has no doubt opened a world of entertainment in our homes. From simply aggregating some of the best movies and TV shows, Netflix has become a leading producer of original content across genres. Almost every week, Netflix adds something to its ever-growing portfolio. However, as many of us know, more choices don’t necessarily mean easier ones. We've all had those unnecessary arguments over what the evening's entertainment is going to be. Thankfully, Netflix has a solution for this univer

How to Transfer Spotify Music and Playlists to a New Account

There are several reasons that you might want to make a new Spotify account. Sometimes, it’s because your old account was hacked. Other times, you have a stalker that you can’t seem to shake off. Whatever the reason, Spotify offers a hassle-free way to start fresh with a new account. If you’re looking for a way to transfer specific data like music or playlists from one Spotify account to another, here is how to do just that. For Spotify account transfers to be possible, both the old and new Sp

6 Ways to Keep Your Spotify Account Private and Secure

Listening to music is a deeply personal experience. Many of us look to music as a way to express ourselves or find a cathartic release. It should be no secret that we don't always want to share our listening history with other people. We're going to explain how you can change your Spotify settings so that you can keep your account as anonymous and private as possible. Can You Keep Your Spotify Profile Private? Despite a data-sharing arrangement with Facebook, Spotify itself is not a social me

How Much Money Does Spotify Pay Artists?

With over 144 million subscribers worldwide, Spotify has become an unstoppable force in the music industry. Boasting over 50 million songs and 700,000 podcasts, Spotify has quickly become the place for upcoming and established artists to share their work. If you are wondering about how much Spotify pays your favorite artists, keep reading. (Hint: Surprisingly, not a lot.) Despite its widespread use, Spotify is notorious for its lack of transparency with how it pays its artists. Contrary to pop

How to Stop Facebook Sharing Your Data With Spotify

On its own, most of the data that Spotify collects appears harmless. However, when left unprotected, millions of comprehensive and aggregated user profiles become extremely valuable. You should protect your data and limit its access as much as possible, especially when you are already a paying subscriber. For Spotify Premium users, subscription fees should be enough contribution to access the service. There is very little reason for you to give more data than necessary to have a positive user e

How to Silence Spotify Ads Without Harming Artists

Spotify has opened so many doors for musicians and music listeners alike, ushering in a new way to discover artists and listen to music. Spotify has quickly become the perfect companion to date nights, road trips with friends, and even quiet nights alone when you're looking for some peace. There are so many things to love about Spotify. Except, of course, Spotify's universally hated ads. While Spotify ads can be well-targeted and relatable, they can also get very annoying.

What to Do If Netflix Says "We're Having Trouble Playing This Title Right Now"

We all know that feeling when you have your drinks and snacks ready, as you settle down to watch the next episode of your favorite Netflix show, but when you press play you get this error: This is also known as Netflix error tvq-pb-101. While it can be annoying, there are many things you can do to resolve it. Most of the time, this Netflix error is due to information on your device that needs refreshing. So, how do you fix it? One of the most common culprits for this error is your internet con
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Hardware & Smart Home

Articles about smart home devices.

How Amazon Hopes to Bring Your Dead Relatives Back to Life

For those of us who know what it's like to grieve, we know how difficult it is to move on—especially if the loss was abrupt. In many ways, it can be a terrifying experience to realize you're starting to forget the little things about your loved ones, including their voice. With grief being a universal human experience, many of us would give anything to hear the voices of our loved ones again, even for a moment. For this reason, it's no wonder why Amazon announced its plan to release an Alexa fe

6 Ways to Maintain the Health of Your AirPods Batteries

Unfortunately, no matter how well you try to preserve the battery life of your AirPods during every use, the reality is that any type of lithium-ion battery will naturally degrade with time. For this reason, AirPods batteries have a finite lifespan, with a maximum number of cycles before they can no longer hold a charge at all. If you suspect that your AirPods batteries aren’t working as well as they used to, here are some ways you can check the battery for yourself. We’ll also show you all the

6 Tips to Make Your AirPods Last as Long as Possible

AirPods can be one of the most useful pieces of technology you ever own. While being lightweight and easy-to-use, AirPods have a considerably long battery life and also work seamlessly with most Apple devices. However, wear and tear is inevitable for electronics, especially those we use every day. Unfortunately, AirPods aren’t particularly durable, so it’s no wonder why users are always on the lookout for ways to make them last better. Thankfully, there are several steps you can take to make s

How to Prepare Your iPhone for Trade-In

When it comes to iPhones, even older models are always in demand. So, when you trade in your old iPhone for a new one, there is usually someone who will do anything possible to get their hands on it. However, trading in your iPhone does come with its own set of risks. Here are a few simple steps that every iPhone owner should take before passing on your old Apple device: Before you do anything, the first thing that you have to do before trading in your iPhone is to back it up. There are two wa

What Is RF Energy Harvesting?

When you think about the future of smart homes, a common dream many of us have is never having to charge a device again. Not only are cords always tangling, managing endless plugs for all your devices can be a pain. Batteries also have a limited lifespan and aren't great for the environment. While many innovations have sought to improve this experience through things like solar panels, they're typically not the most effective or aesthetically pleasing option. Here's why RF harvesting technology

Do You Need a Protective Case for Your AirPods?

Apple’s AirPods are a great example of minimalist design. There’s something to be said about having an elegant, sleek, and classic product that doesn’t take up much space. However, the downside of this AirPods minimalism is that they’re also quite fragile. Dropping them, getting them wet, or even just sitting on them wrong can cause AirPods to malfunction or break. With this in mind, does that mean you need a case for your AirPods? Should You Get a Case for Your AirPods? Depending on how acti

8 Ways to Maintain Your iPhone’s Battery Health

Apple’s iPhone is a powerful device but, like many electronics, it requires some upkeep to ensure proper functioning. Like a ship that can sail forever, as long as there are people willing to maintain it, your iPhone will keep working as long as you maintain the battery health. Here’s why maintaining your iPhone battery is key, and how to do it to get more years from your device. Why It’s Important to Maintain Your iPhone’s Battery Health While all iPhones will degrade over time, there are ce

8 Reasons Why It's Always Better to Buy Electronics In Person

These days, everyone seems to be buying electronics online. In just a few clicks, prospective buyers can expect their orders to come in the mail, all without leaving the sofa or even your bed! However, there is still some merit in walking to an actual brick-and-mortar store to buy your electronics. Despite the convenience of online shopping, there are numerous reasons why seeing a product in person before a purchase can often be the better choice. From special promos to peace of mind, here are

Airthings Launches New Air Quality Monitors at CES 2022

Airthings, a manufacturer of indoor air quality and radon monitors, recently announced its latest line of products at CES 2022. If you're serious about avoiding illnesses related to air quality, here are all the products Airthings recently announced for its new View line that might work for you. Used by homeowners and businesses alike, Airthings makes a move to focus on monitoring solutions indoors with three new products—View Pollution, View Radon, and View Plus. As introduced in a post on th

Samsung's New TV Remote Draws Power Over Wi-Fi. Here's How It Works

In recent times, Samsung has been pushing the envelope on eco-innovations. For example, in 2021, Samsung TV Remote enthusiasts were treated with a solar panel back, wherein its Eco Remote could charge by itself with sunlight or even strong enough lamps. Now, in 2022, Samsung has surprised its users again, this time with the ability to draw power for its latest Eco Remote over Wi-Fi. Using RF harvesting technology, the Samsung TV remote can theoretically stay on forever. But, how does it work?

Arlo Announces the Arlo Security System: Here's What We Know So Far

Known for its full suite of smart security cameras, Arlo announced the launch of its first DIY home security system at CES 2022. Initially, Arlo announced its plans for a DIY security system in 2019. However, it's finally delivering the redesigned home security monitoring solution three years later. With a 2022 CES Innovation Award already under its belt, here's what we know about Arlo's latest offering so far and why it could be a game changer. The Arlo Security System features a built-in si

6 Factors That Affect Your iPhone's Trade-In Value

With new iPhones released each year, it's not surprising that many people are tempted to upgrade models, even when their current devices can still be used. While it's not the most environmentally friendly option, many iPhone users justify early upgrades by trading in their older iPhones. Due to the high demand for iPhones, both Apple and third-party companies are willing to pay a pretty penny for a used iPhone, even for old models. But you won't always get the same price. If you're planning to

How to Turn Alexa Into Santa Claus This Christmas

'Tis the season when people eagerly await the arrival of the most famous person of all. No, not Adele or Beyonce. Santa Claus! And in order to bring holiday cheer into our homes this Christmas, Amazon has added Santa Claus as its Alexa's latest voice skill. Here's how to set up Alexa's new Santa Claus voice, what devices it will work on, and what you can ask Santa once it has been enabled. How to Talk to Santa Claus With Alexa To bring holiday cheer into your home, say "Alexa, enable Hey San

4 Alternatives to AirTags for Pet Trackers

Occasionally, our pets find a way to escape from our homes and all the worst-case scenarios pop up in our minds. Our fears often range from fear that they got into an accident to worries that they have gotten themselves infected with illnesses or impregnated. With so many of us treating our pets like children, it's no secret that we're willing to spare no expense when keeping them safe from harm. For this reason, many users have turned to the AirTag for their pet tracking needs. Why the Apple

5 Reasons Why the Polaroid Now+ Could Renew Your Love for Instant Cameras

Polaroid is a name synonymous with instant cameras and a time when instant didn't mean online. For years, it was the go-to brand for point-and-shoot photos that had a retro look and feel. With the convenience of smartphones, it's hard to justify the cost of instant cameras since you have little control over their final output. After all, trying to take a once-in-a-lifetime shot and missing it isn't very fun. However, with Polaroid's newest model, the Polaroid Now+, you may want to consider the

What Is the Difference Between OEM and Aftermarket iPhone Parts?

After years of carefully taking care of your iPhone, it’s finally reaching the end of its lifespan. Sometimes, the battery won’t stay charged for long. Other times, the buttons aren’t working the way they should. Either way, you still want another few years with your phone, and you’re determined to bring it back to life. When you reach the repair store, you’re confronted with a difficult question: OEM or aftermarket parts? But, what do these terms actually mean? Original Equipment Manufacturer

Should You Put an AirTag on Your Pet's Collar?

It’s no secret that for many of us, our pets are part of our families. We may even like them more than we like other people. We splurge on expensive food, endless toys, routine medication, and even birthday parties. Just thinking about a life without our furry friends may bring tears to our eyes. Many pet lovers won’t be able to sleep at night knowing their favorite animal is at risk of loss or theft. This particular fear is real when they have an adventurous spirit that craves for the outside

Here's Why You Should Avoid Non-Genuine Parts in Your iPhone

While Apple is famous for its beautiful design and seamless user experience, it is also known for its resistance to repair. Many Apple users have found out the hard way that repairing an iPhone comes at a high cost. It's no wonder that many iPhone users, especially those outside the warranty, have turned to cheaper alternatives with third-party repair centers and non-genuine parts. However, this sometimes leads to more problems than they solve. What Can Go Wrong With Non-Genuine iPhone Parts?

How to Check If Your iPhone Has Fake Parts

While preloved iPhones can come with a few defects, it’s best to buy devices that still have their original parts. Original iPhone parts are designed not just to work, but also to pass the necessary safety requirements for everyday use. With an original iPhone, your second-hand device can still be covered by Apple's warranty for repairs or factory defect recalls. Here are some methods to find out if your pre-loved iPhone still has all its original parts. With iOS 13.1 and later, Apple started

What Is Spotify Hardware Acceleration and How Do You Enable It?

Have you ever looked at your monster of a computer and wondered if it could do more for your music listening experience? Well, Spotify has got you covered. With the hardware acceleration feature, you can make the most of your machine and hear tunes like never before. So, how what exactly is hardware acceleration on Spotify and how does it work? By offloading tasks to hardware in your system, rather than purely the Spotify software, hardware acceleration helps you accelerate the task in terms o
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6 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Nintendo Switch Travel Case

For serious Nintendo Switch users, there's always something people say you should be spending money on. Aside from the usual games, many Nintendo Switch users invest in extra controllers, microSD cards, or even accessories designed to enhance the gaming experience, such as drum sets or the Ring Fit. However, because of the Switch's portable design, there's one type of accessory that you should definitely own: a travel case. Here are six key reasons why your beloved console deserves a home when

Why your PS5 is stuck on a black screen and how to fix it

Why Your PS5 Is Stuck On A Black Screen And How To Fix It Because it's so difficult to get your hands on a PS5, many people expect a lot from PlayStation's newest console. In many ways, its sleek design and incredible features make it worth it for both serious and casual gamers alike. However, that doesn't mean that it's a perfect device. Since its launch, many users have reported various bugs impacting their consoles, such as their PS5 crashing. In fact, a common bug that many PlayStation 5 own

How to Expand Your Nintendo Switch Storage Using a microSD Card

With so many fantastic games released for the Nintendo Switch year after year, it's unsurprising that many players are looking for a way to get more storage for their handheld consoles. Thankfully, Nintendo makes it easy to expand your Switch storage with a microSD card. After inserting a compatible microSD card into your console, all future games downloaded and their accompanying data will be stored on it, except for save files. How to Use a microSD Card With Your Switch Once you find the be

Why your PS5 keeps crashing and how you can fix it

Why Your PS5 Keeps Crashing And How You Can Fix It Since Sony launched the PS5, it has been flying off the shelves in almost every corner of the world. Because of this, it's no wonder the company is rushing to meet the demands of its customers. However, this doesn't mean the much-awaited console is without its fair share of issues, especially when it comes to random crashing. Whether there's a problem with the game you're playing, the controller, or the console itself, a frozen PS5 can ruin anyo

How to update your PS5 DualSense controller and why you should

How To Update Your PS5 DualSense Controller And Why You Should By updating your PlayStation 5 DualSense controller's firmware, you not only get access to the latest features but also additional protection from any new issues that developers may discover and fixes for any bugs users have been reporting. As with the console itself, Sony releases new firmware updates for the controllers occasionally, at which point gamers are prompted to install the updates the next time they fire up the PS5, a pro

How to increase the download speed on your PS5

How To Increase The Download Speed On Your PS5 If you're one of the people who had to wait a long time to get ahold of a PlayStation 5 console, chances are you have a list of games that you're excited to download, and it may be a long one. As with the previous console generation, PS5 users can either purchase a game on disc or download the digital copy — though if you have the Digital Edition version of the console, downloading is the only option you have. Waiting for a game to download can be f

Microsoft's Game-Streaming "Keystone" Dongle: Everything We Know So Far

In the battle for console gaming supremacy, companies are fighting to innovate more ways to make their ecosystems more accessible. But what if the future of console gaming doesn't actually include a console? For years, Microsoft fans have been waiting for its much-awaited game-streaming dongle, which could widen the world of Xbox gaming like never before. With Project Keystone, the Xbox lifestyle and exclusive titles will become even more accessible for more gamers. So, what do we know about P

How Sony Is Making Old PlayStation Games Look More Nostalgic

In a world where game developers are pushing the boundaries for hyperrealism, there's an odd sort of comfort to old-school-looking graphics. After all, real life isn't always fun, so it makes sense for gamers to crave the allure of nostalgia. Thankfully, Sony got the memo and found a way to make old-school PlayStation games look closer to what the '90s babies remember. With its revamped PS Plus service, Sony offers more than just multiple price points and access to its ever-growing library of g

How to Download Nintendo Switch Games in Sleep Mode

When it comes to gaming, there’s never really enough time in a day to do everything that we want. Often, we sneak in as many hours as possible after a long day of school or work, and it’s hardly ever enough for what we want to accomplish inside our favorite virtual worlds. In fact, our gaming time is so important that one of the most annoying things in the world is when the game we have been excitedly waiting for isn’t available to play right away. So, how do you make sure that your game downlo

How to Check When You Last Played a Nintendo Switch Game

Many of us get trigger-happy the first day a game releases. We pre-order and download as soon as they are available on the Nintendo eShop. However, there are also times we open a game once and then never again. Whether it’s because we get stuck on a hard level or simply lose interest, many of us keep games on our consoles hoping that one day we’ll finally find the time or motivation to finish it. Here’s how to check when you last fired up a Nintendo Switch title. Steps to Check When You Last

How to Manage Nintendo Switch Notifications

There was a time wherein notifications were actually useful. They helped us look at what we needed to, exactly when we needed to look. However, through the years, brands have abused notifications for advertising. Across our devices, we’re plagued with non-stop notifications all day, every day. With this, It’s no secret that many of us wish we never have to see another one in our lives, including when we’re playing games on our Nintendo Switch. Sick of notifications on your Switch? Here's how to

How to Connect Your Nintendo Switch to the Internet

These days, it’s hard to keep everyone gaming together. In many ways, the world is bigger with endless opportunities, which makes meeting and spending gaming time with our loved ones—and other gamers—more difficult. Thankfully, whether it’s in a different city or country, you don’t have to miss out on gaming with your family and friends for long. With the internet, it’s possible for you to connect your Nintendo Switch Online account and play with friends and family from almost anywhere. It also

How to Enable Screen Lock on Nintendo Switch

Have you ever found your gadgets overheating with a battery that always seems to be drained? Well, sometimes the answer is actually straightforward—your Switch was on the entire time you didn’t use it. Not only is this incredibly inconvenient, but it’s also not great for your battery. For this reason, Nintendo makes this less likely to happen by introducing Screen Lock. But what is Screen Lock, and how does it work? When Screen Lock is enabled, your Nintendo Switch screen will lock once your c

How to Make a Nintendo Switch Mii

There’s something hopeful about avatars; little symbols of ourselves in the virtual world. For those of us who have been staying loyal to the gods of gaming, we’ve been moving from console to console as we age. In many ways, an avatar makes it feel like your journey across devices exists in the same world. While Nintendo has already scrapped its social media network, Miiverse, Miis are still part of the Nintendo world. In fact, it’s also a great way to express ourselves among other Nintendo fol

How to Make VR Gaming More Wheelchair-Accessible

Virtual reality has a wide range of uses; primarily for enjoyment. But how can you fully enjoy VR if you're not fully mobile, particularly if you are in a wheelchair? There are several ways to make VR easier for those in wheelchairs to access. So, how does virtual reality fit into the lives of people with mobility issues? Here's how it can be of assistance to those in wheelchairs, and how to make experiencing VR easier for wheelchair users. The Benefits of Virtual Reality for Wheelchair-Bound

How to Use Data Management to Free Space on Your Nintendo Switch

It has been years since you brought your Switch home. Your Switch has stood by you throughout everything that life threw at you—passing exams, going on vacation, applying for jobs, or even calming you down before a big event. In fact, it could even be your longest running relationship. However, like any relationship, your Switch may be crying out for help without you knowing it. Years of gaming can take a toll on anyone. Thankfully, Nintendo gives us data management options for when our console

How to Rename Your Nintendo Switch

The day has finally arrived. After years of longing and months of saving, a Switch can finally call your hands home. Sure, you could have only afforded one second-hand. However, it doesn’t make it any less beautiful and capable of giving you endless days of entertainment. While it’s not possible to recreate the glorious experience of unboxing a Switch for the first time, all is not lost. There is another oddly satisfying moment that all people who love consoles will know about—naming your devic

How to Introduce Older People to VR

In recent times, virtual reality (VR) has gone from a niche community in the gaming world to commercially available for everyone. These days, VR hardware has only on become cheaper, but its various practical applications have become even more interesting. Once an experience thought to belong only to the young and physically able, VR has evolved to be able to cater to a variety of audiences. In fact, one of the most commonly overlooked segment of the population that can greatly benefit from VR a

How to Throw the Perfect VR Party

While some group of friends prefer the company of drunken strangers in bars, others prefer equally intoxicating activities with people they know. Some groups like working out, others like movie nights. Occasionally, some people even indulge in some board game role play. When the world is dark and full of terrors, a temporary escape to a different life seems like a breath of fresh air. Thankfully, you can now do this from the comfort of your home using virtual reality. Here are some quick tips

How to Change the Date and Time on Your Nintendo Switch

It’s 11 PM and your long-distance significant other has sent you 20 messages asking where you are. You realize that it’s Animal Crossing date night and you mixed up the time difference. A surge of panic overtakes you. How do you make sure this never happens again? By default, the Nintendo Switch sets its date and time automatically when you first connect to the internet. However, while this works for most people, there are plenty of reasons why you might want to have your console set to a diffe
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How to Revoke Device Access on Your Fitbit Account

Although Fitbit is a popular fitness tracking brand for a reason, there are plenty of reasons why you may want to ditch it. For example, there are other brands that could be more apt for your athletic performance tracking needs, such as Garmin or Apple Watch. On the other hand, you could also be so satisfied with your entry-level Fitbit and want to upgrade to the higher-end models. When it comes time to part with your Fitbit, make sure you protect your privacy by revoking device access to the o

How Microtransactions Are Ruining the Gaming Industry

There's no doubt that microtransactions are the future of gaming. With microtransactions, gaming companies can continually develop a franchise and have the funds necessary to grow the game years after its initial release. When done correctly, microtransactions can open endless doors for gaming companies to introduce new features and expand the world they've established. However, microtransactions can also appear as predatory, especially if they are integrated in a way that inhibits a gamer's ex

Fitness Trackers Might Not Work for You: Here’s Why

Fitness trackers are popular for good reasons. With fitness trackers, ordinary people have access to health information and data which were previously limited. But while some people thrive with fitness tracking, it's not a perfect solution for everyone. Here are some reasons why. There's No One-Size-Fits-All Solution With Fitness Trackers As with many types of commercially available technology, fitness trackers are great for the vast majority of their intended users. For this reason, everythi

6 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Nintendo Switch Travel Case

For serious Nintendo Switch users, there's always something people say you should be spending money on. Aside from the usual games, many Nintendo Switch users invest in extra controllers, microSD cards, or even accessories designed to enhance the gaming experience, such as drum sets or the Ring Fit. However, because of the Switch's portable design, there's one type of accessory that you should definitely own: a travel case. Here are six key reasons why your beloved console deserves a home when

Why your PS5 is stuck on a black screen and how to fix it

Why Your PS5 Is Stuck On A Black Screen And How To Fix It Because it's so difficult to get your hands on a PS5, many people expect a lot from PlayStation's newest console. In many ways, its sleek design and incredible features make it worth it for both serious and casual gamers alike. However, that doesn't mean that it's a perfect device. Since its launch, many users have reported various bugs impacting their consoles, such as their PS5 crashing. In fact, a common bug that many PlayStation 5 own

How to Permanently Delete Your Fitbit Account

Although fitness trackers like Fitbit offer a great way to maximize your time in the gym, they're not made for everyone. For example, you could be prone to overexercising. And in some instances, your fitness progress isn't measurable by a tracker, or you simply cannot commit to wearing your Fitbit often enough for the data to be meaningful for you. Despite this, some people can still find your Fitbit data valuable. If you're not truly committed to the Fitbit lifestyle, here's why you should con

How to Get Your iPhone Hardware Tested With Apple’s Remote Diagnostic Exam

Although iPhones are known to be resilient against malware and viruses, they’re not immune to all issues that plague smartphones, including concerns related to hardware. For example, iPhones can experience issues like the camera only showing a black screen, overheating, or the battery draining too fast. While Apple typically provides free diagnostic support at its Genius Bar, not everyone can take the time out of their day to show up at a physical store. Thankfully, Apple makes it possible to p

How to factory reset your MacBook before you sell it

How To Factory Reset Your MacBook Before You Sell It With Apple releasing incredible tech every year, it's no wonder why you would want to upgrade your MacBook, even if yours is still working pretty well. Thankfully, the second-hand market for used MacBooks is pretty good. Because of Apple's strong branding and ecosystem, you're likely to still get a good price for your Mac, even if it's an older model — although, it's important to remember that your second-hand MacBook's value will still depend

How to Improve the Privacy of Your Mac

While Macs are definitely known for their endless security features and durability against malware, they still require a few tweaks to stay as private as possible. When it comes to privacy, it takes a regular effort to make sure that you’re not unnecessarily exposing yourself and your data, even with a Mac. Thankfully, Macs come with many free features to protect you already. So, if you’re wondering how you can better improve your privacy on your Mac, here are some tips to follow. One of the m

How to Expand Your Nintendo Switch Storage Using a microSD Card

With so many fantastic games released for the Nintendo Switch year after year, it's unsurprising that many players are looking for a way to get more storage for their handheld consoles. Thankfully, Nintendo makes it easy to expand your Switch storage with a microSD card. After inserting a compatible microSD card into your console, all future games downloaded and their accompanying data will be stored on it, except for save files. How to Use a microSD Card With Your Switch Once you find the be

How to Get the Apple Fitness+ Time to Walk Feature for Free

Have you ever wondered what kind of content the rich and famous regularly consume? With Apple Fitness+, you don't have to guess any longer with its curated audio content from influential and interesting people. Designed to make walking more enjoyable, the Time to Walk feature is like having a successful person in your ear while you go about your daily walk. But, what is the Time to Walk feature exactly, and how do you get it? What Is the Apple Fitness+ Time to Walk Feature? In 2022, Apple lau

How to Clean Your Fitbit

For serious fitness tracker users like Fitbit, it can be difficult to make sure your device lasts the tests of time. In numerous instances, our fitness trackers aren't just exposed to the elements—but also the natural wear and tear of everyday use. For this reason, it's important to make sure that you make it part of your routine to clean your Fitbit. Why You Should Clean Your Fitbit While they are designed to last for a couple of years with normal use, there are plenty of things you can do t

Why your PS5 keeps crashing and how you can fix it

Why Your PS5 Keeps Crashing And How You Can Fix It Since Sony launched the PS5, it has been flying off the shelves in almost every corner of the world. Because of this, it's no wonder the company is rushing to meet the demands of its customers. However, this doesn't mean the much-awaited console is without its fair share of issues, especially when it comes to random crashing. Whether there's a problem with the game you're playing, the controller, or the console itself, a frozen PS5 can ruin anyo

How to update your PS5 DualSense controller and why you should

How To Update Your PS5 DualSense Controller And Why You Should By updating your PlayStation 5 DualSense controller's firmware, you not only get access to the latest features but also additional protection from any new issues that developers may discover and fixes for any bugs users have been reporting. As with the console itself, Sony releases new firmware updates for the controllers occasionally, at which point gamers are prompted to install the updates the next time they fire up the PS5, a pro

How to Delete the Different Types of Fitbit Data and Why You Might Want To

When it comes to owning a Fitbit, the data it collects can help broaden your perspective on where you are in your fitness journey and how to optimize the rest of the way. Aside from basic things like counting your steps and tracking calories burned, many Fitbit fitness trackers can track much more granular data. However, tracking your Fitbit data and storing it in the cloud also means someone else could have access to it. On the surface, this doesn't seem to be much of a problem, but there are

How to increase the download speed on your PS5

How To Increase The Download Speed On Your PS5 If you're one of the people who had to wait a long time to get ahold of a PlayStation 5 console, chances are you have a list of games that you're excited to download, and it may be a long one. As with the previous console generation, PS5 users can either purchase a game on disc or download the digital copy — though if you have the Digital Edition version of the console, downloading is the only option you have. Waiting for a game to download can be f

Here's when Hyundai's Robotaxi will hit the road

Here's When Hyundai's Robotaxi Will Hit The Road Made possible by Motional, a joint venture between Hyundai and Aptiv, the all-electric Ioniq 5 robotaxi will combine the Hyundai Ioniq 5, which has been critically acclaimed since its debut, and advanced driverless technology. According to Venture Beat, Motional and Aptiv both have a 50% stake in the company. For the joint venture, Hyundai reportedly invested $1.6 billion and other resources while Aptiv offered its technology, IP, and team. Since

The reason why Max Verstappen is annoyed by Netflix's 'Drive to Survive'

The Reason Why Max Verstappen Is Annoyed By Netflix's 'Drive To Survive' In a BBC interview, Verstappen cites Netflix's alleged penchant to create drama through rivalries as the reason why he's so frustrated with its docuseries "Formula 1: Drive to Survive." Verstappen is quoted as saying, "For me, personally, what I didn't like was about Lando and Daniel. I think they are two great guys, really nice first of all, and they made it look like Lando was a bit of a d—, which he isn't at all." Beca

6 Ways to Create a Healthier Relationship With Your Fitness Tracker

For those who love the thrill of a challenge, fitness trackers are a great way to stay on track with your goals. Not only do fitness trackers give you benchmarks for your progress, but they also give you regular reminders for things like movement, drinking water, and more. However, while fitness trackers can be a valuable tool for your fitness journey, they can also become problematic. If you're a fan of fitness trackers but are beginning to see some negative effects from using them, here are s

7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Get a Fitness Tracker or Watch

In theory, there are endless benefits to wearing fitness trackers. Previously, fitness trackers were primarily used to track simple things like steps and calories burned. These days, they can do much more, such as tracking temperature, heart attacks, and more. However, like all types of technology, fitness trackers aren't meant for anyone. While they don't usually carry direct risk, they can cause issues in other ways. Here's why. Why Fitness Trackers Aren't for Everyone Most commercially mad
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