10 White Elephant tech gifts your friends and family will actually want this holiday season

10 White Elephant tech gifts your friends and family will actually want this holiday season

It’s that time of year when the giving spirit makes its way out of the closet. Holiday dinners, parties, and work events will take place all throughout December and that means you’re likely involved in a White Elephant gift exchange. Don’t be the person who brings the gift that everyone makes fun of, instead put some effort into your gift and make someone’s day. … Continue Reading >

Video Speed Controller: Boost productivity by leveraging accelerated playback

Video Speed Controller: Boost productivity by leveraging accelerated playback

Did you know that the average adult reads 300 words per minute? Seems crazy fast, right? What’s more interesting is that the average rate of speech is around 150 words per minute with slide presentations being closer to 100 words per minute. Why should you care about this seemingly boring statistic? The primary distribution of information is done through slide presentations. I’ve spent the … Continue Reading >

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 broken glass? Here’s a breakdown on the total cost to repair it.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 broken glass? Here’s a breakdown on the total cost to repair it.

Accidents happen, especially with smartphones. It’s happened to millions of others so don’t feel like your world has ended if you dropped your brand Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and cracked the display or rear glass panel. No matter how strong Samsung, Apple, and Corning claim their glass is, a weird drop is going to crack it. Don’t fret, Samsung will repair your pricey smartphone … Continue Reading >

Folding phones and tablets are a stupid idea

Folding phones and tablets are a stupid idea

It’s the end of 2018 and smartphones continue to evolve at furious rates. I mean, how cool does an in-screen fingerprint scanner sound? It’s definitely an exciting time for the smartphone industry. One aspect of smartphones and tablets which some people seem to be really excited about are “folding phones”. As the name suggests, the technology allows you to literally fold your device in … Continue Reading >

Building or buying a gaming desktop? Here’s some things you should know

Building or buying a gaming desktop? Here’s some things you should know

I’ve been really interested in gaming desktops recently, wasting an ungodly amount of time watching YouTube builds, especially on channels like Linus Tech Tips. I’ve learnt quite a few things on the subject lately. Here’s some things to take into consideration if you’re looking to build or buy a gaming desktop (or laptop). This post is mainly aimed at inexperienced PC enthusiasts. 1. You … Continue Reading >

High-tech food: Do something good for Earth Day and swap your beef for Beyond Meat’s incredible plant based burger

High-tech food: Do something good for Earth Day and swap your beef for Beyond Meat’s incredible plant based burger

What the heck is food doing on a tech website? I could recommend you do something good for Earth Day and recycle your old smartphone. I could also recommend you swap out your old school watering meter with a high-tech one from b hyve that will help cut back on water usage and save you money at the same time. There are hundreds of … Continue Reading >

Here’s how much it costs to fix broken glass on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Here’s how much it costs to fix broken glass on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Breaking the display on your smartphone is painful. It’s especially painful on the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus which are both beautiful devices. While your Galaxy S9 can function with a broken display in most cases, it will get worse over time. Cracks will continue to develop and your water and dust resistance goes right out the window. Don’t be hard on yourself if you … Continue Reading >

How to automatically block spam calls on your Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

How to automatically block spam calls on your Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Call fraud and spam are at an all-time high. Despite the FTC’s efforts the protect consumers, spammers are using technology to mask their numbers and are calling from other countries to scam us out of money or information. It doesn’t even seem to help if you register your number to the national Do Not Call Registry. If you’re tired of getting spam and fraud … Continue Reading >

Amazon quietly launches a new program that allows you to try on clothing without being charged

Amazon quietly launches a new program that allows you to try on clothing without being charged

As malls close their doors around the country, Amazon continues to add value where others are failing. An Amazon Prime membership has just gotten more valuable. Beyond free music, books, TV shows, oh and free two-day shipping, Amazon is now offering a new program to select customers called Prime Wardrobe.  Prime Wardrobe is Amazon’s way of selling more clothes and shoes to you without … Continue Reading >