https://nypost.com/2019/05/16/apples-new-powerbeats-are-the-biggest-threat-to-airpods/? Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods By Nicolas Vega May 16, 2019 | 10:37pm Enlarge Image Courtesy of Beats by Dre MORE ON: APPLE Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store monopoly suit Original iPod hits eBay with insane $20K list price Apple, Google remove dating apps that allowed children to make profiles … Continue reading AirPods have a solid competitor in Powerbeats
https://thenextweb.com/syndication/2019/05/10/oops-scientists-accidentally-create-new-material-that-makes-batteries-charge-much-faster/ Oops! Scientists accidentally create new material that makes batteries charge much faster by THE CONVERSATION — 7 days ago in SYNDICATION Credit: The Conversation 9 SHARES Some of the most famous scientific discoveries happened by accident. From Teflon and the microwave oven to penicillin, scientists trying to solve a problem sometimes find unexpected things. This is exactly how we created phosphorene nanoribbons – … Continue reading Accidental discovery greatly reduces battery charging time
This looks like a great idea for me. The only trick is allowing calls for school closings and the like to go thru, but I have to believe there's a solution for that. https://www.npr.org/2019/05/15/723569324/fcc-wants-phone-companies-to-start-blocking-robocalls-by-default FCC Wants Phone Companies To Start Blocking Robocalls By Default Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email May 15, 20197:14 PM ET MERRIT KENNEDY … Continue reading FCC wants telephone carriers to automatically block robocalls unless asked to do otherwise
Google has now made the feature available more or less universally available. Another article on the same topic is at https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2019/05/05/google-confirms-it-will-automatically-delete-your-data-what-you-need-to-know/amp/ https://www.popsci.com/google-new-privacy-auto-delete-feature You should enable Google’s new auto-delete privacy feature It’s on its way in ‘the coming weeks.’ By Rob Verger May 2, 2019 Take a moment and review what kind of location permissions you give to … Continue reading A tech task to perform — take advantage of Google’s new auto-delete privacy feature
https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/5/2/18510958/social-media-addiction-boredom-loneliness-society-technology-smart-phones Bored and lonely? Blame your phone. Our emotions today are radically different from what 19th-century Americans felt. That’s partly due to technology. By Sean Illing@firstname.lastname@example.org Updated May 5, 2019, 10:24am EDT SHARE Uncovering and explaining how our digital world is changing — and changing us. Most people assume social media is making us more narcissistic, more compulsive, … Continue reading Is social media changing our emotional expectations?
https://www.zdnet.com/article/got-a-problem-with-an-iphone-mac-or-other-apple-device-thats-out-of-warranty-you-might-be-eligible-for-a-free-repair Got a problem with an iPhone, Mac, or other Apple device that's out of warranty? You might be eligible for a free repair Apple has 15 repair and extension programs covering iPhones, Mac, and much more, that are ongoing which mean you could be entitled to a free repair if you own an … Continue reading Apple device out of warranty — you may not be out of luck
I'm continually (and unintentionally) pulling one Chrome tab out into a separate window. Since I've yet to figure out precisely out to drop it back into place, other than by accident, I researched a bit this afternoon. Didn't find my answer but found this old, but useful, article to share. https://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-manage-tabs-in-chrome-2014-3 5 Tips For Organizing … Continue reading How to manage tabs in Chrome