Netflix has developed algorithms that dynamically adjust the bit rate to match the content being streamed by viewers.
The idea is that if a viewer watches 4K or HDR content, the bit rate drops. The company describes this process as “optimised... Read More
When we think of back to school, we think of whimsical things such as the famous Staples TV commercial that played the Christmas song “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” to the shopping joy of relieved parents sending their kids back to... Read More
In these days where there is high anxiety around COVID-19, getting your sleep isn’t easy. But a good night’s sleep is a key factor in maintaining your health and protecting your immune system.
“Sleep is so important. It can make... Read More
When you save pre-tax money in your retirement plan, you don’t pay taxes until you withdraw it.
Lower your taxes as you save
Pretty much all retirement plan participants make pre-tax contributions. The money you save in the plan doesn’t... Read More
It’s now more apparent than ever that the conveniences of plastic packaging are being outweighed by the environmental impact of the problematic material. Ramping up recycling efforts and minimizing one-time-use plastics are critical... Read More
It’s been about six months since the COVID-19 pandemic seized hold of our lives. The coronavirus has threatened our health and our wealth. It’s affected our jobs and our kids’ education. And it’s disrupted everything from our big plans to our... Read More
Microsoft is adding automated transcription to Word on the web, giving Microsoft 365 subscribers unlimited transcriptions of recordings made through the program at no extra cost, and up to five hours of free transcription per month for audio recorded... Read More
One of the great things about a smart home is the ability to customize it with features that save you time and money and bring peace of mind. Some features, like home security and smart thermostats, provide immediate and obvious value to homeowners,... Read More
Your backyard is special—a place to create memories with your children, host family barbecues, and sit back and relax with your family. You’ve put in the effort to design a backyard that suits your family just right.
We’d like to help you... Read More
HBO Max’s companion series to The Batman will in fact be a “Year One” prequel to the highly anticipated costumed crimefighter drama from director Matt Reeves.
When announced in July, the smaller-screen offshoot was said to “build upon the... Read More
1. Artificial grass
Artificial grass offers the ultimate in low maintenance. Lay it down once and you can forget it until it wears out. But it frightens off many potential buyers, particularly those with children who want an area to play. With... Read More
1. A well-maintained lawn
Leading the way among exterior improvements is a well-kept lawn. It’s a no-brainer: quick, relatively inexpensive, and returns the most on your investment. Lawns remain a favorite of homebuyers. According to real estate... Read More
One Virginia Cooperative Extension survey found that landscape expenditures — especially large ones — “significantly increase perceived home value.” That leads to a higher selling price than homes with minimal landscaping. Bigger landscaping... Read More
Per local outlets reports, Superintendent Terry Zink contracted the potentially-fatal disease on Wednesday (August 19), after trying to “meet all the students” at the school the day before.
What’s more, per a letter encouraging parents... Read More
Your mind is currently on overdrive trying to get your daily work done, especially when trying to balance the new daily norm that is COVID-19 life. It feels as if the to-do list is never-ending, each task taking way longer than it ought to, and your... Read More