Technology

Steve January 14, 2021

Have you ever searched for a product, only to be confronted with an advert for that exact same product on a completely unrelated website? This is an example of how companies are tracking you online and targeted advertising in action. Targeted ads are where advertising networks track your online movements. These networks can then use […]

Steve January 14, 2021

The PC market rebounded last year, sporting the highest growth rate in a decade, industry analysts said this week, pinning credit (or blame) on the coronavirus pandemic. Research firm IDC pegged 2020’s global shipments of personal computers at 302.6 million devices, a 13% increase over the year prior, which represented the largest annual gain since […]

Steve January 14, 2021

This year’s CES, which ends today, has been fascinating because it’s showcased a coming shift in product design based on the assumption that — rather than everyone going into the office — many people will remain working at home for the foreseeable future.  One of the most exciting sessions at the virtual event focused on […]

Steve January 14, 2021

Image credit: Samsung Display (Weibo) Samsung Display is teasing the possibility of under-display laptop webcams in the near future. The company shared a teaser video on Chinese social media platform Weibo (via The Verge), showcasing the potential of its OLED panels for laptops, including the ability to have a webcam under the display to achieve […]

Steve January 14, 2021

Ring is finally adding video end-to-end encryption (E2EE) to its smart home products including video doorbells and security cameras as part of a technical preview release. During the preview phase, the company will solicit feedback from customers. Video E2EE is available only on selected Ring products, though. Starting today, it’s rolling out to the following […]

Steve January 13, 2021

In prior years, this annual series covered individual apps. This year, we are looking at all-in-one solutions in addition to strategies to help in 2021. Welcome to day 3 of 21 Days of Productivity in 2021. Before we had calendars on our computers, we often had to do a dance around scheduling a meeting. A […]

Steve January 13, 2021

For the past 10 years, I’ve worked remotely most of the time, but when I go into the office, I sit in a room full of fellow introverts who are easily disturbed by ambient noise and talking. We discovered that listening to music can suppress office noise, make voices less distracting, and provide a pleasant […]

Steve January 13, 2021

SD and microSD cards are used for storage in a variety of devices. For example, you may move your offline Spotify playlist to an microSD card. Unfortunately, there are many fake SD and microSD cards floating around on the Internet. Even reputable online marketplaces like Amazon aren’t immune to the influx of useless cards being […]

Steve January 13, 2021

Now that you’ve been spending more time in your home than usual, it’s a good time to get all the things done you’ve never had time for. This includes adding security. You can start by installing a eufy Security Smart Lock Touch on your front door. It will keep everyone out while making it easier […]