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    Square Cash is Seriously the Easiest Way to Share Restaurant Bills

    Dinner and drinks with friends? That’s what makes the work week worthwhile. Figuring out the bill and doing the money shuffle? Less fun, especially in the post-cash era (I’ll be honest with you, I can’t remember the last time I saw actual green in my wallet). Thankfully, there’s a new shade of green I’m seeing […]

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    Will the March Madness Live App Work for You?

    It’s about time for March Madness to begin, and fans around the world are clamoring to see what this year’s NCAA men’s and women’s basketball teams have to offer. Each game is going to have incredible moments that will be seen in clips and memes for weeks to come. Each team is going to be […]

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    Facebook Fully Rolls Out Their Latest Snapchat Clone, Messenger Day

    Continuing their apparent corporate strategy of undermining Snapchat, Facebook is launching their new Messenger Day feature this week in an update to the Messenger app. Introduced as a limited beta in Poland and some other markets late last year, Messenger Day is, essentially, Snapchat Stories — a compilation of photos and short videos that you take […]

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    WhatsApp Adds Snapchat-Like Status Feature

    The popular messaging app WhatsApp has been a long time favorite for people who want to communicate with friends in real time. Since the app launched in February 2009, it has gained it’s own little community and millions of people worldwide to communicate with friends, family, and acquaintances. Some have even gone so far as […]

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    Facebook is Going to Start Autoplaying Audio Along With Videos Soon

    Some things never change. As it seems it’s always been, Facebook is making a big change and a whole lot of people think it’s bad. This time, Zuckerberg and company are trying to gin up more video engagement by turning sound on by default for the videos that appear in your news feed. Unfortunately, that works […]

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    Windows 10 Creators Update Will Bring a Picture-in-Picture Feature

    When we first heard about the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update last year, we saw a lot about features meant for the artistically-inclined. Well, now that Microsoft’s newest preview build is out, we’re seeing a feature everyone can appreciate — picture-in-picture. Picture-in-picture will be an extension of what’s largely — but not universally — possible in Windows 10. […]

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    Facebook Reportedly Working on a TV App to Compete with Netflix

    Netflix, Amazon, YouTube, and Hulu might have some new competition soon. Facebook’s push into video has mostly been relegated to the news feed, but a Wall Street Journal report suggests that could be changing soon. Sources tell the paper that Facebook is working on an all-video app for set-top boxes and interfaces. The report also indicates […]

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    You Can Now Tell Alexa to Order You Some Starbucks

    Alexa learned a new skill this week, and it’s one Starbucks frequenters are going to be using a lot — especially if you have a usual. But, Alexa ordering you the usual is nothing compared to what Starbucks has planned for later in the year — a powerful voice assistant that can understand any order coming […]

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    Chrome Extension Blocks Politics from Your Facebook News Feed

    Earlier this week, we took a look at Countable, an app you can use to look at pending legislation and get in touch with your Congressional representatives. Today, we have the opposite of that. If you’re ready to throw your hands up and be done with it all, a new browser extension for Chrome will […]

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    You Can Now Unlock Your Facebook Account With a USB Key

    Today, it’s good security practice to not simply rely on one password. If that password is compromised, be it someone figuring out your password or getting it by hacking the services you use, you can get spammers using your accounts to send out messages or, worse, having personal and financial information compromised. That’s why there’s […]

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    Why We Can’t Live Without Dropbox

    Dropbox — they’ve been doing cloud storage since before it was cool. While competition has become fiercer over the years, Dropbox still remains the go-to cloud storage service for people and businesses worldwide — businesses like ours! We’re a small team, and there’s a lot of ground to cover in the world of tech. We’re […]

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    Countable App Offers a Quick Way to Nag Members of Congress

    Valid or not, there’s a perception that many people of the United States — particularly those of younger generations — only become politically active during election years. As per usual, technology is being floated as a way to solve that problem by making engagement easier. An app called Countable wants to be that solution, making it […]

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    Pokémon Duel Game Launches as a Total Surprise to Fans

    Pokémon fans got a surprise today with the release of Pokémon Duel on iOS and Android. The game, a board game-style 6-on-6 strategy game originally released in Japan, won’t make you a Pokémon master in quite the same way Pokémon Go will. But, there are plenty of Pokémon, and you can catch them! This time around, the game centers […]

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    Burner and Nomorobo Team Up to Protect Your Privacy from Spam Callers

    The people of this nation have become badly divided in many ways, but there is at least one thing on which there is near-universal agreement — spam calls are a scourge. Whether it’s from robots, telemarketers, or grifters, the intrusions are infuriating and they’re notoriously difficult to stop. It’s one of the reasons why many have […]

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    DirecTV NOW Review

    I dumped cable a few years ago and replaced it with Hulu, Netflix and Sling TV. So being a cord cutter, I was super psyched by the announcement of DirecTV NOW with its 120+ channel lineup. After several weeks of testing DirecTV NOW, can I testify that it’s ready for prime time? Not quite yet. The user […]

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    AmpMe Can Sync an Unlimited Number of Bluetooth Speakers Together

    AmpMe is a popular new app that allows you and friends to listen to the same music at the exact same time. This is great for listening parties and silent discos, but they’ve taken their app to the next level. Now, AmpMe can even sync an unlimited number of bluetooth speakers to play the same […]