The 10 Best Android Launchers of 2019

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One of Android’s most popular features, and undoubtedly a primary reason for its dominance of the smartphone market, is the operating system’s (OS) limitless customization options. Personalization possibilities abound, at both the default OS level or by installing one of the hundreds of launchers (just under 300 at Google Play Store as I wrote this). […]

How to Encrypt All Your Online and Offline Data

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We use dozens of online services and applications every day to send and receive emails and text messages, make video calls, read news and watch videos online, and much more. And it’s extremely hard to keep track and secure the insane amount of data we produce and consume every day. And in case you’re thinking, […]

How to Turn Any Multiplayer Game into Split-Screen on One PC

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The split-screen console gaming days may almost be over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get split screen working on PC. For decades, the console has been the perfect couch co-op platform, but that’s not the case anymore. With a bit of preparation, we can actually turn any multiplayer game into split-screen on one PC. […]

Microsoft Launcher Brings Windows Integration and a Lot More to Android

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Android smartphones are capable of many things that you just can’t do on Apple’s iOS (iPhone) devices. One of the slicker Android-only features is the ability to change how your device looks, feels, and behaves—a complete makeover—by simply installing a third-party launcher. One of the more popular launchers is Microsoft Launcher (an upgrade of the […]

How to Stream Music Through Your Amazon Echo

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Amazon Alexa offers your home a lot of utility and convenience. From the artificial intelligence that can help you manage your schedule to the myriad of skills that can make your day easier or more enjoyable, there are so many features to figure out that it can become a little overwhelming. While some people will […]

Best Robot Vacuums for under $500

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Robot vacuums have quickly become a very affordable way to keep your home clean, but moving from a traditional vacuum cleaner for the first time can be quite confusing. We’ve created this buying guide to help you find your very first robot vacuum. We’ve specifically focused on the top robot vacuums for $100-$500 and have […]

The 5 Best New Features in Windows 10’s 1809 Update

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Every October Microsoft releases a major update to Windows that (hopefully) fixes the biggest bugs and gripes, while also bringing new features into this OS-as-a-service product. While there were quite a few problems with the 2018 “1809” update that caused a two month delay, it should now be available through the regular update service. If […]

The Complete Beginner’s Guide To Stringify

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Smart devices have never been more accessible, and the dream of a connected home that anticipates your whims and makes your life convenient is now attainable by nearly everyone. However, many homeowners will buy smart devices and leave it at that – failing to take advantage of their technology’s true potential. Where smart devices truly […]

How to Create a Routine With Amazon Alexa

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Smart tech is more advanced than ever before, and the voice assistants leading the charge are utilities like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistants. Many people are aware of the basic functions that smart home hubs have to offer, but oftentimes their knowledge doesn’t extend far beyond simple commands. The truth is, Amazon Alexa is a […]

Philips Hue vs the Competition – Which are the Best Smart Lights?

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If you’re in the market for some new smart lights, the first choice many people would suggest is Philips Hue. But is the Philips Hue range really the best option available? Whilst Philips Hue lights are great quality and are paired up with a powerful bridge, we think there are some great competing products that […]