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  • 36 Hidden Google Search Games and Easter Eggs
    by Marshall Gunnell on September 26, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Google has hidden lots of quirky Easter eggs and fun games in its search engine. Below are some of the best, so just head to Google and type one of the following searches.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Arcade1Up Surprise Announces a Wi-Fi Digital Board Game Coffee Table
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 25, 2020 at 3:59 pm

    If you follow Arcade1Up announcements, you might be expecting another arcade cabinet or maybe even a pinball machine. But its latest product, the Arcade1Up Infinity Game Table, is a whole new category. It’s a Wi-Fi-connected coffee table with a touchscreen that can play board games, show comics books, and more.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Sennheiser's New HD 560S Headphones Bring Open-Backed Clarity to Budget Levels
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 25, 2020 at 2:20 pm

    When it comes to headphones and crystal-clear sound, many audiophiles will argue that open-backed headphones are the best choice. But open-backed headphones are notoriously expensive. The new Sennheiser HD 560S looks to solve that problem, to an extent. At $200, they’re still cheaper than a true budget set. But they cost half as much as other examples.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Fitbit OS 5.0 Brings New UI and Navigation to Versa 3 and Fitbit Sense
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 25, 2020 at 1:16 pm

    You can buy the new Fitbit Versa 3 and Sense smartwatches right now, but heads up when you do—if you’re upgrading, you’re going to have to relearn how to use a Fitbit. The two smartwatches come preloaded with Fitbit 5.0, a new OS with an overhauled navigation and UI.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Should you install the Windows 10 20H2 update right away?
    by Martin Brinkmann on September 25, 2020 at 11:39 am

    The next feature update for Windows 10, Windows 10 20H2, will be released soon. Microsoft has not revealed the exact date the update will become available, but chance is very high that Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Should you install the Windows 10 20H2 update right away? appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • How to Watch Videos with Friends in Facebook Messenger
    by Joe Fedewa on September 25, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Watching a movie or TV show with a friend over the internet can be a bit cumbersome. Starting the video at the exact same time, pausing it for bathroom breaks, etc. Facebook Messenger’s “Watch Together” feature solves that issue.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How To Package and Transfer Docker Images From One Server to Another
    by Anthony Heddings on September 25, 2020 at 11:00 am

    If you’ve built a Docker image on your development machine, and want to deploy it on a server, you could use a Docker registry, but Docker also has tools for saving images to files, and loading them on a different server.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Get Started with ASP.NET for API Development
    by Anthony Heddings on September 25, 2020 at 11:00 am

    ASP.NET is a platform for building web APIs with C# and .NET. It’s commonly used for app backends, and can automatically serialize classes to JSON. We’ll walk through setting up a service that talks to a database and stores a list of objects.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • Wyze Plans to Launch a Professional Home Monitoring Service
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 25, 2020 at 10:44 am

    Wyze often says it’s not a security company. That’s an odd claim as it sells Wi-Fi cameras for inside and outside your home, sensors, and soon a video doorbell. But now it’s fully embracing security, as it unveils plans to launch a DIY Professional Home Monitoring system, similar to SimpliSafe.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Twitter Will Soon Ask You Not to Retweet Articles You Haven't Read
    by Andrew Heinzman on September 25, 2020 at 10:31 am

    Are you guilty of retweeting articles that you haven’t actually read? To help curb the spread of misinformation, Twitter is introducing a “headlines don’t tell the full story” prompt that shows up when you retweet an article without checking its contents. The prompt, which Twitter began testing in June, will roll out globally “soon.”Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Disable Private Wi-Fi MAC Addresses on iPhone and iPad
    by Chris Hoffman on September 25, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Apple changed the way the iPhone and iPad connect to Wi-Fi networks starting in the iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 updates. If this causes issues with a Wi-Fi network, you can disable it for that network. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Konami Re-Releases Classic 'Metal Gear', 'Castlevania' and 'Contra' Games on PC
    by Michael Crider on September 25, 2020 at 10:17 am

    Konami has become something of a pariah among modern game publishers—search YouTube for “Metal Gear Survive” if you’re wondering why. But if you long for the good old days of Konami’s most famous series, nostalgia is just a few bucks away over on GOG.com. It’s hosting a collection of legendary games in three series, now on the PC.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Use AWS CloudTrail to Monitor Account Activity
    by Anthony Heddings on September 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

    CloudTrail is an auditing, compliance monitoring, and governance tool designed to watch over your AWS account history and to keep detailed logs of all events. You can use this event history to simplify security analysis and to detect unusual activity in your account.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Add Photos to Your iPhone Home Screen
    by Khamosh Pathak on September 25, 2020 at 9:30 am

    There are some memories that you want to relive and remember forever. The best way to do that is by placing them right on your iPhone’s home screen. Here’s how to add photos to your iPhone home screen using widgets.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Migrate Your Database to AWS
    by Anthony Heddings on September 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Database migration can be lengthy and tiresome. AWS provides an easy-to-use service to make the process of modernizing your on-premises or legacy database and moving to AWS’s RDS managed hosting platform easy.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Show or Hide Notification Badges in the App Library on iPhone
    by Benj Edwards on September 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

    If you prefer to keep your iPhone apps in your App Library (first introduced in iOS 14), you can easily show or hide red app-notification badges using Settings. It’s a personal choice: Turning them on shows more info, while turning them off reduces visual clutter. Here’s how to set it up.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Set Up Price Tracking Today to Save on Christmas Presents Later
    by Andrew Heinzman on September 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to screw with supply chains and shipping times, retailers are canceling Black Friday and Cyber Monday in favor of sporadic online-only sales. If you want to catch these sales as they come (and avoid the shipping delays that will inevitably begin as early as October), then it’s time to set up a price tracker that automatically alerts you when products are on sale.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • What Is the Xbox Cloud Gaming (Project xCloud)?
    by Joshalynne Finch on September 25, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Play the latest AAA titles in high definition on the go with nothing more than an Android device and a stable internet connection. Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass Ultimate makes it all possible with a library of more than 150 games.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How Much Should You Spend on a Windows Laptop?
    by Michael Crider on September 25, 2020 at 8:00 am

    The laptop market doesn’t move as quickly as, say, smartphones. But because most people keep their computer for several years at least, it often looks unrecognizable when you’re ready to shop again. How much should you spend when you’re ready to get a new Windows-powered laptop?Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • What Is GraphQL, and How Is It Different from REST?
    by Anthony Heddings on September 25, 2020 at 8:00 am

    GraphQL is a query language and runtime resolver for APIs, used to bring more structure to services that work with complex data. With GraphQL, clients can request only the data they need, and nothing more.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Switch AirPods Automatically on iPhone, iPad, and Mac
    by Chris Hoffman on September 25, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Apple’s AirPods can now automatically switch between your devices. If you’re using AirPods with an iPhone and pick up your iPad, they’ll switch. if you get a call on an iPhone, they’ll switch back. Here’s how this all works.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Keyboard Shortcuts for Using Virtual Desktops on Windows 10
    by Benj Edwards on September 25, 2020 at 6:40 am

    If you use virtual desktops on Windows 10, these keyboard shortcuts will give you more control and speed up your Windows experience.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Win a MacBook Air in Our New Giveaway
    by Commerce Team on September 25, 2020 at 6:28 am

    Been wanting to get your hands on a new laptop? How does a MacBook Air sound? That’s what we’re giving away to a couple of lucky winners.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Ring's Latest Security Devices Will Fly Around Your Home and Monitor Your Car
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 24, 2020 at 4:29 pm

    During Amazon’s hardware event, the company showed off several Ring devices, including new monitoring gadgets for your car and mailbox. Oh, and a camera drone that flies around your home. Yes, really.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Amazon Overhauls the Echo Family With a Ballsy New Design
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 24, 2020 at 3:07 pm

    Beyond the new sphere shape, the biggest change might be to Echo and Echo Plus. Namely, you don’t have to choose anymore. The standard $99 Echo now includes a ZigBee Radio. Bluetooth LE, and Amazon Sidewalk. And bonus points, you still pay the same price as the old standard Echo.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The New Fire TV Lineup Offers A Lot of Bang for the Buck
    by Cameron Summerson on September 24, 2020 at 2:49 pm

    Amazon announced a whole bunch of stuff today, including new Echo devices, new cameras and whatnot from Ring, a gaming service, and a couple of new Fire Sticks with an updated user experience.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Amazon's Luna Game Streaming Service Looks a Lot Like Stadia, But Works on iOS
    by Michael Crider on September 24, 2020 at 2:17 pm

    Are you tired of hearing about new streaming game services? Too bad! Amazon’s long-rumored take on streaming full-powered games via the cloud is (almost) here, and it’s called Luna. Amazon is accepting requests for early access to the Luna system, though there’s no word on exactly when it will be available.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • PSA: Buy a Physical Copy of 'Mario 3D All-Stars' Before It's Out of Stock
    by Andrew Heinzman on September 24, 2020 at 1:20 pm

    The new Super Mario 3D All-Stars collection packs three classic Mario games in one Nintendo Switch cartridge. Unfortunately, Nintendo is selling a limited number of 3D All-Stars cartridges, and some retailers are already having trouble stocking their shelves with the game. If you want a physical copy of 3D All-Stars for yourself or a loved one, you’d better buy it now.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • HMD Global Launches Two Nokia Smartphones for Less than $200
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 24, 2020 at 1:03 pm

    HMD Global, which makes phones under the Nokia name, has two new affordable smartphones for your consideration. At the lowest-end is the Nokia 2.4, which starts at $139. Or you can step up to the Nokia 3.4 for $179. And if you need a pair of true wireless earbuds, the Nokia Power Earbuds only go for $99.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The Japan Update for Microsoft's 'Flight Simulator' is Breathtakingly Good
    by Suzanne Humphries on September 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Microsoft’s popular Flight Simulator game is getting a major update that bolsters the experience of flying through Japan. Several cities throughout the beautiful country will now have increasingly detailed and accurate 3D renders, along with more hi-res airports and landmarks across the country.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Apple Watches on Family Setup Can't Use the New Blood Oxygen Sensor
    by Andrew Heinzman on September 24, 2020 at 11:26 am

    Family Setup in watchOS 7 lets your non-iPhone-owning relatives enjoy the health and fitness features of the Apple Watch. But families buying the new Series 6 Apple Watch for grandma may run into a serious annoyance—it turns out that the Series 6’s selling point, its blood oxygen monitor, is disabled on Apple Watches running on the Family Setup system.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Don’t Have the Google Discover Feed on Your Android Phone? Tap the “G” Logo
    by Joe Fedewa on September 24, 2020 at 11:23 am

    The Google Discover feed is a dashboard for weather forecasts and news stories related to your interests. Some Android launchers include a pane for the Discover feed on the Home screen. If not, though, there’s another shortcut for quick access.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The TicWatch Pro 3 Wear OS Smartwatch Lasts up to 3 Days on a Single Charge
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 24, 2020 at 10:59 am

    Mobvoi is back with yet another smartwatch but unlike the TicWatch GTX, this one runs Wear OS. The $230 TicWatch Pro 3 is the first Wear OS watch to run on the new Snapdragon Wear 4100, which promises to fix the laggy issues that plague the platform.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • 'Rocket League' Is Now Free, and It Comes With a $10 Coupon for the Epic Store
    by Michael Crider on September 24, 2020 at 10:58 am

    Epic Games bought Psyonix, developers of the wildly successful soccer-slash-driving game Rocket League, a little over a year ago. After a somewhat rocky transition, Rocket League is now free to play on consoles and PC…and naturally, the only place to download it on the PC is the Epic Games Store. But at least we get a sweet discount.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Enable Offline Translation in Apple’s Translate App on iPhone
    by Benj Edwards on September 24, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Apple’s Translation app, first introduced in iOS 14, allows quick translations between a dozen different languages. By default, the app uses cloud services to perform translations, but you can also download languages to translate without a network connection.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Which Canon RF Mirrorless Lenses Should I Buy First?
    by Harry Guinness on September 24, 2020 at 10:24 am

    So, you’re considering buying (or just bought) one of Canon’s EOS R full-frame cameras? Good shout! Mirrorless cameras aren’t the future—they’re the present. But a camera is just the start; now you also need the right lenses. Here’s which Canon RF lens you should buy first.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • What Is Code Obfuscation, and Should You Use It?
    by Anthony Heddings on September 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Certain languages like Java and .NET can be easily decompiled into readable source code. Code obfuscation is a process that makes your application binaries harder to read with a decompiler. It’s an important tool for protecting your business’s intellectual property.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Block a Website in Mozilla Firefox
    by Marshall Gunnell on September 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

    The internet is full of unwanted content, so you might want to restrict access to certain sites. While there’s no built-in feature in Mozilla Firefox for blocking websites, there are extensions that will get the job done.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 13 Essential Apps Every College Student Needs
    by Suzanne Humphries on September 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Whether you’re a brand-new college student just entering your first year or a jaded senior, college is tough. But if you’re equipped with the right apps, you won’t have a hard time keeping things organized or understanding what your professor was talking about. You’ll survive college in one piece and graduate in no time.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Change Where New Apps Are Placed on iPhone
    by Benj Edwards on September 24, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Starting with iOS 14, you can choose whether to place downloaded apps either on the Home screen or exclusively in the App Library on your iPhone. The latter option can help you keep the Home screen uncluttered. Here’s how to set it up.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Should You Buy a Dash Cam?
    by Suzanne Humphries on September 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

    When you hear the phrase “dash cam,” it’s easy to think of those ridiculous dash cam videos recorded by Russian drivers, but they have far more functionality than catching crazy events that happen out on the road. We decided to look at the pros and cons of having a dash cam, and give you our recommendation.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Xbox Series X vs. Xbox Series S: Which Should You Buy?
    by Tim Brookes on September 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Microsoft will launch two new consoles Nov. 10, 2020. Should you get the chunky Xbox Series X, or the much smaller (and cheaper) Series S? Let’s take a look at the differences, and which is the better buy.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Custom App Icons Slow Down Your iPhone
    by Chris Hoffman on September 24, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Custom app icons are the latest iPhone trend, and they look awesome. People can give their iPhones a unique aesthetic with unique icons and widgets. There’s just one problem: Custom app icons slow down your iPhone.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Garmin's Venu Sq GPS Smartwatches Start at $200 and Include SPo2 Tracking
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 23, 2020 at 1:39 pm

    Garmin is back with a pair of new smartwatches, dubbed the Venu Sq. It comes in two variants, the standard for $199, and a “Music Edition” for $50 more. For your money you get GPS tracking, a 1.3-inch (240 x 240) color LCD touchscreen, and blood oxygen tracking.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Mobile World Congress 2021 Delayed From March to June (for Now)
    by Michael Crider on September 23, 2020 at 12:49 pm

    Mobile World Congress, one of the most notable events in the yearly technology trade show calendar, was the first major conference casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. And since COVID isn’t going away any time soon, the GSMA has confirmed that it’s delayed Mobile World Congress 2021 from its usual late February/early March date to June of next year.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Adobe's AI-Based Liquid Mode Makes PDFs Easy to Read on Smartphones
    by Suzanne Humphries on September 23, 2020 at 12:40 pm

    Adobe released a smart new feature today—Adobe Liquid Mode— that will make it easier for people to read PDFs on their smartphone. Instead of pinching and squinting your way through a PDF, the new feature, now available in Adobe Acrobat Reader, uses Sensei (Adobe’s AI) to reconfigure it and make it smartphone-friendly.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Google Assistant's New Workday Routine Will Help Keep You on Schedule
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 23, 2020 at 11:59 am

    Google Assistant’s routines can help you automate your smart home or create a school bell schedule for your kids. But what you, the modern adult working from home? Now Google Assistant has you covered too, with a new routine that schedules your workday.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Send Directions to Waze on Your Phone From Your Computer
    by Joe Fedewa on September 23, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Smartphones are handy when you’re navigating a new city. Sometimes, though, a computer is a better place to start. On Waze’s web interface, you can start a trip on your computer, and then send it to your phone.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Share and Assign Reminders on iPhone and iPad
    by Khamosh Pathak on September 23, 2020 at 10:24 am

    The built-in Reminders app is a great way to share tasks and to-dos with your family, friends, and colleagues. It can be a bit confusing, though. That’s why assigning reminders to particular contacts on your iPhone or iPad can be helpful.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Turn Off Automatic Picture-in-Picture on iPhone
    by Benj Edwards on September 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Starting with iOS 14, iPhones now support Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode. By default, when you switch from playing a full-screen video in a supported media app, it will continue playing in the corner of the screen. If you find this annoying, you can easily turn it off.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›