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Google’s New Fun Facts Bolster Knowledge and Waste Time

Google’s New Fun Facts Bolster Knowledge and Waste Time

A new Google feature aims to help tap the Internet’s vast resources to bring you the kind of knowledge you never knew you wanted to know. Simply type “Fun Facts” into the Google search bar and you will get a random, well, fun fact. For example, ever wonder the total dollar amount of all the […]

Holiday Tech Tip: 6 Cool Pumpkin-Carving Websites

Holiday Tech Tip: 6 Cool Pumpkin-Carving Websites

Halloween is just around the corner and folks are shopping for their pumpkins. Why settle for the same old carved face this year? I’ve found some great places on the Web that can help turn your Jack-0-Lantern into a spooky work of art. Before you start carving that pumpkin, check out Extreme Pumpkins, a website […]

InstantWatcher: The Best (and Free) Way to Search Netflix and Amazon Prime Videos

InstantWatcher: The Best (and Free) Way to Search Netflix and Amazon Prime Videos

The good thing about having more streaming media choices like Netflix and Amazon Prime Intstant Video? The amount of content offered. The bad thing? The amount of content offered. The reason is simple: there are so many choices, it can be tedious, time-consuming, and just plain hard to find – let alone remember – what […]

No Facebook? No Problem! Now Anyone Can Use Facebook Messenger to Send Free Texts, Make Calls, and More

No Facebook? No Problem! Now Anyone Can Use Facebook Messenger to Send Free Texts, Make Calls, and More

With hopes to expand its already popular Messenger service, Facebook has announced users no longer have to even have a Facebook account to use the app. That means Facebook holdouts can use the popular messaging service for everything from sending simple text messages to making international phone calls – and all for free (instead of […]

Vigilance Trumps Vigilantes: Tips to Prepare You to Have Your Tech Stolen

Vigilance Trumps Vigilantes: Tips to Prepare You to Have Your Tech Stolen

When my wife and I stopped for dinner just outside St. Louis, we never thought it would end up costing us thousands. But that’s exactly what happened when thieves broke into our RV and stole thousands of dollars’ worth of tech equipment, including laptops, camera gear, and my mobile recording studio (which is why we haven’t […]