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How to shop for a smart sprinkler controller…

Do you have a sprinkler system already? While there are a few smart irrigation controllers that will work with garden hoses or other off-the-rack equipment, most are designed to work with true irrigation controllers that connect to their own water... Read More

Steps to take before giving away, recycling or selling devices

Smart speakers have quickly become another way to gather information, listen to music and communicate with others to simplify our lives in our ever-more-connected world. It’s estimated that about 21% of people in the United States who are at... Read More

#ReCon @latenightparent

Join Ted Hicks & Rich Valdez as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time.    Happy Mother’s Day Additional... Read More

People Are Paying Cash For Android Apps At Their Local Shops

Buying an app on your phone is straightforward: You head to the App Store or Google Play, tap on the buy button, and have your credit card automatically charged when the app downloads. In emerging markets like India, a country where nearly everyone... Read More

MLB To Stream on YouTube

Google’s YouTube reached a deal with Major League Baseball for exclusive rights to stream games in the second half of the season, continuing the expansion of live sports to the internet. The 13 games will be distributed on YouTube globally, and... Read More

Amazon And Google Offer Free Music Streaming Services

The two leading smart speaker manufacturers are going all-in with streaming music services as both Amazon and Google introduce free, ad-supported music streaming options accessible through their voice-activated platforms. “Customers in the U.S.... Read More

Is Chrome’s incognito mode actually incognito?

Google is making Incognito Mode more incognito, a report by 9to5Google claims. Currently, Incognito Mode does not really hide your presence from websites because web developers can still detect if you’re using the mode in the first... Read More

Google Chrome will start globally blocking harmful ads

Google Chrome will begin blocking harmful ads worldwide from July 2019, following the new standards determined by the Coalition for Better Ads. “Today, the Coalition for Better Ads announced that it is expanding their initial Better Ads Standards... Read More

The #WinterSolstice and Google’s Doodle

For those living in the Northern Hemisphere, Dec. 21 marks the beginning of the longest night of the year — and, of course, the shortest day. The date and time of Winter Solstice, featured in a special Google Doodle Friday, vary by the year, though... Read More

The Best Travel App Is Facebook Local

Facebook Local is the social network’s latest app feeding from its plethora of information. However, instead of allowing you to publish pictures of babies that your other half didn’t want you posting, or lending data to Cambridge Analytica, Local... Read More

#GDPR goes live in the U.S. – May 25th

On May 25, a new law called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going into effect in the European Union. The law was created to protect EU citizens from potential abuses, like the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal. Though the timing may... Read More

Smartphones Are Not Little Televisions

Facebook’s head of content strategy and planning Matthew Henick told an audience at MIPTV that content producers need to stop regarding smartphones as a smaller TV screen and start seeing them as a way of connecting with the... Read More

Steps to opt out of Facebook’s platform data sharing

You shouldn’t have to do this. You shouldn’t have to wade through complicated privacy settings in order to ensure that the companies with which you’ve entrusted your personal information are making reasonable, legal efforts to protect it.... Read More

Ways To Avoid Phishing and Ransomware

In many of the recent attacks, the initial entry point into the target organization has been attributed to employee error. Specifically, employees have clicked on attachments or hyperlinks in email or on web sites that provide the means of compromising... Read More

The state of podcasting…

When the IAB kicked off its third annual podcast upfront, it looked and felt very different from previous years. Before last year’s event, attendees anticipated the debut of IAB guidelines for the format. This year, attendees have had months to... Read More

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