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Use Google Calendar to Tell Everyone You’ll Be Late for a Meeting

Google Calendars can manage all your meeting schedules, but not your meeting etiquette. However, Google Calendar can help you out, at least in a little way, when you share a calendar with your team: let your team members know if you will be late for a meeting. Show More Summary

How to Add Multiple Photos to Instagram Posts

If you’re the kind of person who struggles to pick just one photo of a particular day or event to share on Instagram, you’ll love Instagram’s multiple photos feature. Introduced early last year, it allows users to add multiple photos or videos to just one post. Show More Summary

3 Awesome Windows Notepad Tricks You Must Try

You probably don’t think much of Notepad in Windows. Compared to tools like Microsoft Word and third-party text editors and IDEs, it doesn’t really shine for any particular purpose. But that doesn’t mean it’s useless! In fact, with a little bit of old-school code in VBScript or even DOS/shell commands, you can write some fun mini-programs. Show More Summary

How to Contact Google

If you’ve had an issue with almost any web-based company, you know how hard it can be to get in contact them. Some seem to believe Twitter is an acceptable front for their customer service team, while others like Facebook are almost impossible to reach on any platform. Show More Summary

5 Practical Google Cheat Sheets to Use Google Apps Better

If you’re a Google user, learning the ins and outs of its many apps can make you a power user on the internet. But who has the time? Psst, instead of a crash course, peruse these cheat sheets to level up. These aren’t necessarily printable cheat sheets, and they come in all forms. Show More Summary

TiVo Adds Support for Alexa, Assistant, and IFTTT

TiVo just reminded everybody it’s still a thing, and that it isn’t resting on its laurels. Instead, the company is jumping in with the smart home crowd, adding support for Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and IFTTT. Which should make TiVo owners’ lives a little easier. Show More Summary

The Best Ways to Sync Your Bookmarks & Favorites Across Computers & Phones

Gone are the days when we used a single browser on our one and only computer. Today, many of us constantly switch between desktop computers, laptops, cell phones, and tablets, all of which come with various browsers and obviously a connection to the internet. Show More Summary

Why Firefox Quantum Should Be Your Default Linux Browser

Operating systems, game consoles, and web browsers remain pretty polarizing. Users benefit from tons of choice with browsers, from Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, and Opera to Firefox. With the release of its 57th version, dubbed Firefox Quantum, comes a major overhaul. Show More Summary

5 Smartphone App Permissions You Need to Check Today

Have you ever given an app on your phone permission to do something without a second thought? Even sensitive permissions, like access to your camera, microphone, and location are often enabled without batting an eye. But that’s a risky way to use your phone. Show More Summary

You Can Now Find Your Art Lookalike Using Google

The popularity of the Google Arts & Culture app has exploded overnight thanks to a rather cool new feature. Essentially, you take a selfie, and Google will match you with your lookalike from the artworld. Just don’t expect to find your doppelganger in a famous painting from yesteryear. Show More Summary

Why the Amazon Echo Dot Is Better Than Everything Else

There are a lot of smart audio speakers on the market with more expected to launch in the near future. These speakers, which come in many sizes, can help you shop, let you listen to your favorite artists, and even turn on your lights — all controlled through simple voice commands. Show More Summary

How to Install PIP for Python on Windows, Mac, and Linux

As with any serious programming language, Python supports third-party libraries and frameworks that you can install to prevent having to reinvent the wheel with every new project. You can find these on a central repository called PyPI (Python Package Index). Show More Summary

How to Listen to Podcasts Using Your Amazon Echo

Your Amazon Echo may be one of the smallest but most capable gadgets you own. Far more than a portable speaker, it’s a tool that makes life easier. You can use Alexa to learn the weather forecast, create a shopping list, provide background noise, and even listen to audiobooks. Show More Summary

4K Video Downloader Downloads YouTube Playlists, Channels, and More

Downloading videos is important for several important reasons. Maybe you want to enjoy an original audio track that you can’t find anywhere else, need to save a video for watching offline, or just want to archive your favorite videos in case they disappear. Show More Summary

10 Awesome Lego Games for Multiplayer Building Action

Everything is awesome. Bricks are bigger than they’ve ever been before, and everyone loves Lego. Well, almost everyone. But if you need your Lego fix but don’t fancy idly sticking bricks together or slavishly following the manual, what...Show More Summary

How to Add and Print PowerPoint With Speaker Notes

PowerPoint speaker notes can help you master an important presentation at school or work. List all the points you want to cover and never lose your train of thought again. And just in case you can’t see the screen while speaking, print the notes as a backup. Show More Summary

How to Secure Your Social Network Privacy for the New Year

People are starting to wake up to the threat an unsecure social media account poses to their online privacy and security. It's time you secured your accounts. Read the full article: How to Secure Your Social Network Privacy for the New Year

5 New Productivity Apps to Manage Your To-Do List and Get Things Done

The best productivity app will always be whatever works for you. So if you haven’t found your ideal version yet, keep checking out new ones like these five new apps. One of these might just make you more productive than ever before. Apps are all about productivity methods, from simple task lists to time-tracking techniques. Show More Summary

The Most Exciting Pet Gadgets Of CES 2018

In addition to being the year of the smart home, 2018 is the year of connected gadgets for your pet. After all, who says wearables and other connected devices are reserved for humans? A dog or cat is just like a member of the family....Show More Summary

Google Duo Lets You Call People Without the App

Google has quietly updated Duo to allow users to call people who don’t even have the Duo app installed. This means that Google Duo users can make voice calls or video calls to their contacts using Duo even if the other person has never even heard of this particular messaging app. Show More Summary

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