Facebook Makes Watching Videos Better & Worse


Our Facebook feeds are full of videos from family, friends and our favorite creators, but watching videos while browsing your feed hasn’t always been intuitive. Improvements to the Facebook app make watching videos easier with a bevvy of brand new video features. While Facebook videos already start playing when you scroll past, now sound will begin playing as well. Sound ...

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The Best Sleep Trackers


How much sleep do you get every night? The National Sleep Foundation recommends adults between ages 26 and 64 get from seven to nine hours of sleep each night, but 35 percent of us get less than that. An obsession with technology can make the situation worse. The tendency to stay glued to computers, smartphones and televisions disrupts sleep schedules ...

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Our Favorite eCard Sites


Browsing the greeting card aisle at your local store to find the perfect card can be a hit or miss proposition, especially if it’s a holiday and you’re on the late side of buying a card. And that’s just the beginning. After selecting the card, you still need to fill it out, put a stamp on it–if you have stamps–and ...

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The Most Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts


Many functions and features in OS X Sierra are accessed and controlled by swiping, flicking, tapping and pinching on the surface of a trackpad (or on the top of Apple’s accessory Magic Mouse), as well as by pointing and clicking. But like operating systems of yesteryear, Sierra also lets you use a keyboard alone to summon a feature or function, ...

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How to Tell if Your Phone Has Been Hacked


By now, government spying is such a common refrain that we may have become desensitized to the notion that the NSA taps our phone calls or the FBI can hack our computers whenever it wants. Yet there are other technological means – and motives – for hackers, criminals and even the people we know, such as a spouse or employer, ...

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7 Kitchen Gadgets that Make Healthy Eating Easy


At the beginning of every new year, many of us make resolutions to eat healthier and lose weight. But a busy daily life makes it tough to keep up with healthy habits no matter how good your intentions are—unless it’s easy and the food is delicious. We’ve got you covered. We found seven kitchen gadgets that make creating great-tasting, healthy ...

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Amazon Tap Wireless Speaker Gets Hands-Free Access to Alexa


Amazon Tap shown with optional Protective Sling ($20 on Amazon) Amazon’s lineup of Alexa-enabled speakers includes three gadgets: the Echo ($180), the Tap ($130), and the Dot ($50). All of them let you use Alexa to do everything from control smart home devices to order pizza, but the Tap stood out because it was wireless. Instead of being tethered to a power outlet, the battery-powered Tap ...

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The Most Useful Windows Keyboard Shortcuts


Window may be designed for touchscreens, but thanks to a slew of keyboard shortcuts it’s easy to bypass touch and use a just keyboard and mouse. These shortcuts let you do things on your computer by using keys instead of clicking on drop down menus and can save you a bit of time and effort. Here are some good ones ...

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Zucchini tortilla with fresh salad recipe


Feeding for a fresh, light lunch that’s vegetarian friendly? This versatile zucchini salad ticks all boxes and is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.             Ingredients 2 zucchini, grated and excess water squeezed out ½ cup finely grated parmesan 1 large egg, beaten 1/2 cup wholemeal spelt flour (or gluten-free flour) salt and pepper, to ...

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11 Valentine's Day Gift Ideas


It’s Valentine’s Day. Again. Now put away those flowers, chocolates and pseudo-romantic accessories, and don’t make a mess of this opportunity to show your devotion. Again. This Valentine’s Day, give your love interest something they’ll really appreciate. Nothing says love like their favorite tech, so let’s look at the best ways to gear up your valentine. Phiaton Wireless Touch Interface ...

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