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Buying miles & points strategically can represent a great value , especially for first & business class travel. The Avianca LifeMiles program has just launched a promotion on purchased miles, and there’s an exclusive value proposition for OMAAT readers who register . This promotion is only valid for a few days, so if interested, you’ll want to act fast. Promotion on purchased LifeMiles Through Fr

Mashable / 57min
A long time ago, before the notch came along to adorn the top of their displays, Apple's iPhones had the ability to show battery percentage in the status bar. When enabled, you'd see the battery icon showing you, roughly, the current state of your device's battery charge, and next to it was the exact percentage you have left. With the iPhone X , Apple killed this feature , presumably as the statu

It’s been a tough 2022 for Netflix so far. The streaming giant has had to contend with numerous unexpected issues in recent months – and, based on new data concerning its gaming division, things aren’t likely to improve any time soon. According to Apptopia, an app analytics company, less than one per cent of Netflix’s global fanbase is currently playing one or more of its games (per CNBC ). Prese

I am enthusiastic about blue cheese dressing. Whether on wings, a wedge, or a slice of pizza, the pourable cheese brings a delightfully salty funk to meat, veg, and carb alike. I usually keep my blue cheese very simple , but a recent trip to Clyde’s Prime Rib has inspired me to mix it up a bit. Read more...

Online sales reached $1 trillion last year, and of that, $218 billion of merchandise was returned , according to the National Retail Federation. What’s more is that for every $1 billion of items sold, retailers incur over $160 million in returns. We’ve seen companies get creative — for example, Amazon teaming up with Kohl’s in 2019 for returns and Happy Returns partnering with retailers like Stap

As data privacy laws proliferate, it’s becoming increasingly important for companies to protect sensitive data in their applications. Privya was born with the idea that privacy protection should happen at the code level in development before the code goes into production. One of the founders, CEO Uzy Hadad, was working a company called VisualDNA, which was later acquired by Nielsen . As he watche

Stores face new challenges in a world forever changed by the pandemic. Amazon and other tech giants are encroaching on their business. But perhaps more urgently, supply chain snarls haven’t gone away, presenting retailers with a host of inventory issues. In a March Retail Insights survey , seven in 10 (71%) shoppers said they felt that out-of-stocks — i.e. times when items aren’t available — are

For fans of both reality television and web3 (hopefully that group includes more than just this reporter), Christine Quinn’s move to leave the Oppenheim Group and co-found a brokerage with her husband to serve the crypto-rich was quite the bombshell. Now, RealOpen CMO Quinn and CEO Christian Dumontet, who married Quinn in a swan-filled soiree on Selling Sunset season three, have finally shared so

Pinata, an NFT-focused media distribution platform, has raised a total of $21.5 million in funding, the company exclusively told TechCrunch. This is the only capital the four-year-old company has raised to date. The total amount came from a recently closed $18 million Series A and $3.5 million seed round in 2021, Kyle Tut, co-founder and CEO of Pinata , said to TechCrunch. The Series A was co-led

Enlarge / All these Ferraris have to be recalled because of a faulty brake fluid reservoir cap. (credit: Ferrari) Spare a thought for Ferrari. Not its F1 team, repeatedly snatching defeat from the jaws of victory as rival Red Bull romps away with the championships, but the road car division, which is in the process of recalling nearly every car it has sold since 2005. The problem is the cap of th

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This is today’s edition of The Download , our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. Social media is polluting society. Moderation alone won’t fix the problem We all want to be able to speak our minds online—to be heard by our friends and talk (back) to our opponents. At the same time, we don’t want to be exposed to speech that is inappropriat

No, not “mustard.” Muster. If you’ve been under the impression that this cruise ship staple involves condiments, listen up. The mandatory muster drills — also known as cruise ship safety drills, safety briefings or lifeboat drills — serve to tell passengers all they need to know to stay safe on a cruise. They’re the cruise ship equivalent of school fire drills. True emergencies are rare at sea, b

Amazon.com has been around since 1995, which gives people plenty of time to build a long history with the site. It’s especially fun to look back at first Amazon order you ever placed, since Amazon keeps records going back to the beginning. Here’s how to find it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

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There is no better way to spend your free time than sitting back and watching your favourite sport, preferably surrounded by mountains of snacks and refreshments. You simply can't escape sport these days, as every news channel, social media platform, and panel show constantly pumps out the latest highlights from all over the world. Global sport has never been easier to follow, which has resulted

From our picture files: “Our Library. It’s fun to read books in our library. Do you like to visit the library?” “Courtesy of Ewing Galloway, Our City, Plate 21, Informative Classroom Picture Publishers, Grand Rapids, Michigan.”

Getting a refund from an airline when things go wrong can feel like pulling teeth. But that could finally be on track to change. A new set of rules proposed by the Department of Transportation would make it easier for passengers to get refunds from airlines when flights are canceled, delayed or itineraries are altered. Want more airline-specific news? Sign up for TPG’s free new biweekly Aviation

On this blog I often provide airline rankings based on international flight experiences. However, sometimes it’s fun to look at some of the best offerings that are closer to home, including the best domestic premium products. While I’ve shared my thoughts on the best first class airlines , best first class lounges , and best business class seats , in this post I wanted to share what I consider to

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Hinge wants to make dating a little easier with a new feature called Not-so-Frequently Asked Questions. NFAQ seeks to answer the questions that daters, especially those in the LGBTQ+ community want to ask, but don’t exactly know how to do it. Read more...

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We hate to break it to you, but the online world is full of restrictions, surveillance, hackers, and advertisements. You might think that you can navigate this world freely, but unless you're using a VPN, you're wrong. VPNs are clever security tools that encrypt all of your internet traffic. This means that all of your online activity is hidden and your data is protected. The best VPNs also offer

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Hinge has a new FAQ guide full of advice specifically about LGBTQ dating . Launched Tuesday, the dating app's NFAQ (Not-so-Frequently Asked Questions) guide is full of answers to questions relating to LGBTQ dating and identity, including how to manage when you've misgendered someone while flirting, how demisexual people can set sexual expectations, how to affirm your gender in the early stages of

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Spin Technology , a data protection software vendor catering to enterprise clientele, today announced that it raised $16 million in a Series A round led by Blueprint Equity with participation from Santa Barbara Venture Partners and Blu Venture Investors. CEO Dmitry Dontov said that fresh capital — which values Spin at $55 million post-money — will be put toward supporting growth, expanding Spin’s

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The food service industry faces steep labor, quality control and sustainability challenges exacerbated by the pandemic. According to NSF International, a product testing and certification organization, more than half of quick-service restaurant (QSR) managers found staff turnover to be an issue for their business, with 20% saying that it had the biggest negative impact on operations within the pa

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In this era of climate change and crisis, it's time for formats as varied, animal, and leafy as the world they seek to represent.

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The storied bike brand has outfitted its new cyclocross racing machine with a minimal 13-speed drivetrain from fellow Italian company Campagnolo.

Vietnam Airlines launched new service from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) during the pandemic. They've been eyeing non-stop service to Los Angeles as well - but they're not alone. In fact a surprising carrier may be first to launch the service, and receive two years of subsidies from the Los Angeles airports authority. There are two airlines reportedly with Memorandums of Understanding i

AI-based image generators like DALL-E 2 have boomed in popularity. People love to enter bizarre prompts and see what gets spit out. Midjourney is one of the more advanced tools for this, and you can try it now. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Perhaps you know of LG's lineup of competitively-priced true wireless earbuds, called LG Tone (followed by a letter and some numbers). Even if you haven't yet had the pleasure, you need to hear more about the company's new flagship LG Tone Free T90 , because the head-tracked Dolby Atmos is wild. Historically, and despite offering various novel special features, (the LG Tone Free HBS-FN6 's case p

Microsoft has unveiled a new identity theft protection tool aimed at helping keep Azure user data safe and secure online. Entra Verified ID helps Azure AD customers confirm people’s personal and professional claims, allowing users to issue, request, and verify credentials that represent proof of employment, education, or similar. In a blog post announcing the launch, Microsoft’s Growth for Identi

South Korea’s communication watchdog, the Korea Communications Commission (KCC), said Tuesday it will investigate Apple and Google over potential violations of the country’s in-app payment rule. Local media reports noted that the agency will start this investigation on August 16. Apart from Apple and Google, the KCC is also investigating SK Group’s homegrown app store called ONE Store. The watchd

Later this year, I’ll be heading to Southeast Asia , marking my big trip of 2022 and my first time to the continent; I will be flying premium economy to get there and back. I am so excited about this trip that I had to share a premium economy deal with discounted flights across the region, particularly convenient for New York City -based travelers. This deal features round-trip flights from the B

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The FBI executed a search warrant at Donald Trump’s Florida home, Mar-a-Lago, on Monday to retrieve presidential records that were never properly handed over to the U.S. National Archives, according to the Washington Post . And Republicans had a complete freak-out on social media over the fact that Trump might finally… Read more...

Netflix’s entry into the gaming market has been quiet. According to analysis by Apptopia, Netflix games have been downloaded 23.3 million times and have an average 1.7 million daily users. Framed against the 221 million customers paying for the streaming service, it’s not a great number — just one percent of them . The company indicated it didn’t expect its gaming division to be profitable immedi

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WIRED’s editor in chief weighs the merits and detriments of carbon capture and storage, plus more thoughts on this month’s headlines.

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Scientists are driving around in a specialized observatory to better understand how urban heat varies not only block to block, but door to door.

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This antiviral is very effective at protecting vulnerable people from Covid, despite the small possibility of rebound symptoms.

Airlines around the globe are dealing with labor shortages, as they can’t keep up with the pace at which travel demand is recovering. A shortage of ground staff (including baggage handlers) seems to be among the most common issues. Australia’s largest airline is taking an interesting approach to tackling this issue… Qantas looks for volunteers to work on the ramp Qantas is asking management emplo

One of Google's data centers in Omaha, Iowa has reportedly experienced an electrical explosion, leaving three electricians critically injured and causing outages to some of the company's services. A tweet by an account that claims to monitor local police radio said one man suffered a "lower torso injury", another "has burns to his face, left arm, and thigh", and one has "burns to the face". The c

Marvel’s Midnight Suns, an upcoming tactical RPG from Civilization developer Firaxis, has been delayed for a second time. Despite receiving an October 7 release date during Summer Game Fest, the superhero strategy game’s launch date has slipped. It will now release on PS5 , Xbox Series X |S, and PC sometime before March 31 next year, with its Nintendo Switch , PS4 and Xbox One versions releasing

If you’re not looking to blanket a large home with Wi-Fi, you might not have even considered going with a mesh platform. Here’s why we think you should. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

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There’s a joke in the visual effects industry that goes like this: Someone hears you work on films, so they ask you, “What movie made you cry?” The artist will respond, “In theaters or in the office?” Read more...

Ever played Framed , the Wordle -style game where you guess a movie based on key images? Well, Kumail Nanjiani does. Plays it every day, apparently. During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! , the Obi-Wan Kenobi and Eternals star told guest host Rob McElhenney that he was playing Framed on the morning of his anniversary while at work, worrying about what to get his wife after he'd learned that s

Priority Pass members can enjoy complimentary spa treatments at select airports. This feature has now been rolled out to 12 locations in the United States and Canada, so I wanted to recap all the eligible locations in this post. “Be Relax” spas join Priority Pass Priority Pass is the world’s largest network of independent airport lounges, with over 1,300 locations around the world . While most Pr

Nvidia’s GeForce graphics cards have experienced a marked decline in sales, perhaps a hint that prices for its GPUs are set to fall further – particularly as the rumor mill believes that Team Green’s partners still have a large amount of excess RTX 3000 stock to clear . Nvidia has just revealed its fiscal Q2 results which showed the firm made approaching lower than 20% of projected overall revenu

WhatsApp is releasing a slew of new features that will help you to keep your activity private. This includes preventing people from screenshotting your messages, and the option to leave group chats without notifying everyone. Our favorite newly announced feature is the ability to block the screenshotting of View Once messages you send on WhatsApp . These Snapchat-like messages are designed to dis

When he's not starring in big upcoming releases like Beast and Three Thousand Years of Longing , or making documentaries and semi-autobiographical comedy series , Idris Elba is well-known for his DJ skills. So much so, he made a whole Netflix series based in part on his own experiences. The last wedding he DJed? Oh, just Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding . Suffice to say, Elba knows a thing or two

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Since its launch last year, HBO Max has been arguably the very best streaming service you could throw your money towards. That may not last forever. That’s because HBO Max, as we know it, probably won’t exist by this time next year. In an earnings call last week, HBO Max’s parent company Warner Bros. Discovery announced that the streaming service known for its high-quality selection of great cont

WhatsApp just introduced several important privacy features including the online status blocking option it recently showed in beta , TechCrunch has reported. The aim is to eventually make WhatsApp "as private and secure as face-to-face conversations," Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post . The new "online presence control" feature allows you to send messages while appearing to be offl

We all want to be able to speak our minds online—to be heard by our friends and talk (back) to our opponents. At the same time, we don’t want to be exposed to speech that is inappropriate or crosses a line. Technology companies address this conundrum by setting standards for free speech, a practice protected under federal law. They hire in-house moderators to examine individual pieces of content

The 7th mainline entry in Amazon’s Fire series of tablets predictably brings improved specs, a longer battery life, and a $10 price increase. However, while the Fire 7 Tablet (2022) remains an inexpensive way to enjoy media, it seriously lacks power. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

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If for some reason you needed further convincing that Kate Bush's " Running Up That Hill " is a true work of art, just sit back and listen to Stranger Things star Brett Gelman (aka Murray) giving the song a dramatic reading. Featuring prominently in Stranger Things 4 (and in one memorable episode in particular ), Kate Bush's 1985 classic has since stormed its way back into the charts as a whole n

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In the Great Lakes, sea lampreys are a scourge. In Europe, they’re an endangered cultural treasure. Can biologists suppress—and save—the species?

Just days after Warner Bros. Discovery sounded the death knell for HBO Max as a standalone streaming service, the platform has been given a major design overhaul on desktop, Android, and iOS devices. The update , which began rolling out to the HBO Max app on Roku streaming sticks , PlayStation consoles and other TV-adjacent devices in September 2021, brings improved navigation and a more refined

August 10 (tomorrow at the time of writing) is a big date in this year’s tech calendar, as Samsung is holding an event where it’s expected to unveil the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 , the Galaxy Z Flip 4 , and the Galaxy Watch 5 line. But just one day later, it’s set to have some foldable competition. That’s because, as spotted by PlayfulDroid , Xiaomi has now taken to Weibo – a Chinese social network

The biggest feature we’re expecting with iOS 16 is customizable lock screens, but in the latest beta, Apple has quietly added a feature that some users might find even more useful. Or rather, it’s brought back a feature that never should have left. If you have the fifth iOS 16 beta then you’ll find there’s a toggle to enable battery percentage on the status bar, so you can see at a glance exactly

Kenyan startups raised nearly one billion dollars in the first half of 2022, surpassing what the country secured in the whole of 2021. Data shows that, of the big four in Africa – the quartet that includes Nigeria, Egypt and South Africa, and which receives most VC funding in the continent – Kenya has so far showed the greatest growth in funding gained this year. This is after the East African co

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So-called ‘Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance’, or DMARC, is a technical standard that is designed to protect the senders and recipients of email from spam, spoofing, and phishing. Before you fall asleep, it’s worth pointing out that this is a booming tech sector. What the fast-growing DMARC protocol is doing now is what “https” did the web: making email more communic

You know the feeling: A friend invited you into a WhatsApp group for people who love knitting and hip hop and now you're kinda sick of the 2Pac knitting memes. You decide to leave the group, but WhatsApp notifies everyone of your betrayal. Messages of disappointment are flooding in. That Dr. Dre sweater you had hoped for isn't coming any time soon. Soon, however, all this will change. Meta CEO Ma

I learned on a liveblog that I had lost the right to have an abortion. When the United States Supreme Court reversed Roe v. Wade on the morning of June 24, 2022, I was one of the nearly 16,000 people reading SCOTUSblog, a news site launched 20 years ago, which has no official relationship with the Supreme Court, which has never been granted press credentials to the court, and which won a Peabody

Google has sued Sonos, alleging that its new voice assistant violates seven patents related to its own Google Assistant technology, CNET has reported. It's the latest salvo in a long-running smart speaker battle between the companies, with each suing and countersuing the other following a period when they worked together. "[Sonos has] started an aggressive and misleading campaign against our prod

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The internet's fingerprints are all over Bodies Bodies Bodies . Characters in the Gen Z whodunnit make TikToks , discuss hate-listening to each other's podcasts, and throw around buzzwords that have found a new life online — think "trigger," "gaslight," and more. Even the casting choices are pointed nods to online life. Lee Pace is essentially a walking thirst trap throughout the film. Tabloid co

A group of game companies in India has requested Prime Minister Modi to offer a “uniform and fair treatment” to all entities operating in the South Asian market weeks after the country banned Krafton’s BGMI title. In a letter to Modi this month, the group described the ban on Battlegrounds Mobile India as an “unfortunate event,” and said such “arbitrary decisions run counter to established princi

OtterBox is trying to differentiate itself from its rivals by offering up to $150 toward the repair of your iPhone screen if it breaks while using the Amplify or Alpha OtterBox screen protectors, the company said in a press release spotted by 9to5Mac . It's available with the updated OtterBox Protection Program that also covers the case and screen protector, for a price bump of around $5 over the

In roundups of the best mattresses, you expect to see all sorts of reviews concerning things like comfort, durability, support, and pain relief. All of this is obviously important for getting a good night's sleep, but there is another activity commonly performed on mattresses that requires careful consideration. You know exactly what we're talking about, right? Sleep is important, but so is your

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Xiaomi is launching a new foldable smartphone, the Mix Fold 2, on Aug. 11 in China. In an announcement post on Weibo , Xiaomi hints that this is the phone that will take foldable phones into the practical era, but there are no details about its specs. The accompanying image shows little besides the fact that the phone is, indeed, foldable, and that it will benefit from Xiaomi's partnership with L

DigitalOcean’s Managed Kubernetes service simplifies provisioning and maintaining Kubernetes clusters. The platform provides a ready-to-use foundation for containerized workloads with one-click support for common addon applications. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The changes will let users silently leave group chats and control who sees their online status.

WhatsApp now allows you to delete a message for up to two days and 12 hours (60 hours in total), so you can remove an accidentally sent chat even after hours. Previously, this limit was 1 hour, 8 minutes, and 16 seconds — yep, there were seconds involved. The company’s tweet about this feature just mentioned “little over two days,” but didn’t specify the 12-hour part. Rethinking your message? Now

WhatsApp is introducing a small flurry of privacy-minded tweaks into the messaging app, the company announced on Tuesday. The Meta-owned globally ubiquitous messaging service says the changes aim to give users more control over their experience while introducing “added layers” to protect their private communications. WhatsApp will introduce an option for users to privately use the app without bei

When Intel introduced the Arc branding last year for its high-performance consumer graphics products, it demonstrated what the line's GPUs can do using video games. The company's latest Arc GPUs, however, aren't for gaming at all: They were designed for desktop and mobile workstations running apps like Adobe Premiere Pro, Handbrake and DaVinci Resolve Studio. Intel has launched its Arc Pro lineup

Google has launched a website for its Read Along app for encouraging young children to practice reading. The website, which is introduced as a public beta, works with Chrome, Firefox, and Edge browsers on Desktop and Android, with support for iOS and more browsers such as Safari coming soon. The concept of the website is similar to the app: children can learn to speak languages like English, Port

The docker buildx command group uses BuildKit to expose advanced image build capabilities. Baked builds are a high-level feature that can be used to define automated build pipelines. They lets you produce multiple images from a single build operation. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Mike Hirshland is enjoying 2022. Despite the market’s zigs and zags, he has spent much of his time this past summer in Rhode Island, where relatives from afar have gathered on and off for an extended family reunion. He and partner Raanan Bar-Cohen were also able to close their fifth fund with $150 million in capital commitments at winter’s end — ahead of the stock market collapse that would follo

The new Boost Mobile network, called Boost Infinite, will be launching this fall and a source inside the company tells us to expect pricing that is “materially less than the Big 3,” indicating the new network will try to undercut Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile. The company had no official comment on pricing or launch, except to reiterate that an announcement and offering will come in the fall. The u

Just over a year after launching a major project targeting thousands of sites blatantly flouting cookie tracking rules in Europe, local privacy campaign group noyb has fired off another batch of complaints targeting a hardcore of website operators that it says have ignored or not fully acted upon earlier warnings to bring their cookie consent banners into compliance with the EU’s legal standard f

Just a few days before Samsung Unpacked on August 10, the tech giant rolled out an open beta for One UI 5, which could give Galaxy S22 owners a nice little software upgrade. One UI is Samsung's own suite of customization software for its Galaxy smartphones. Its purpose is to, ideally, enhance the user experience on Android phones by making the user interface more appealing to look at and add feat

A fresh wave of Diablo 4 leaks has surfaced online following a private playtest, suggesting a controversial feature from its predecessor is making a return. In-game footage, screengrabs, and other morsels of information about Diablo 4 have appeared over the past several days, giving fans their first look at the upcoming action RPG. The leaks emerged after Bloomberg reporter Jason Schreier reveale

Snapchat has launched a parental control portal that allows parents to keep an eye on who their young teenagers have been chatting with. The new in-app feature called Family Center shows parents their kids' friends list, as well as who they've messaged in the last seven days. Take note that parents can only see who their teens have been talking to, but they won't be able to read their chat histor

The messaging app, which is popular with teenagers, has faced legal pressure to roll out tools so parents can keep an eye on their children’s social media activity.

The following contains spoilers for Only Murders in the Building Season 2, episode 8, "Hello Darkness." Only Murders in the Building Season 2 has thrown a lot at us over its first seven episodes: a missing erotic painting, a bloody matchbook, and even Amy Schumer playing herself. But the biggest question that's arisen this season has to be: Who is Glitter Guy? To recap: On the night Bunny (Jayne

Snapchat has announced a new in-app safety tool called Family Center, designed to let parents see who their kids are talking to while keeping the content of the conversations private. It's basically the online equivalent of watching your kid play with their friends in your front yard, as opposed to pressing your ear to their bedroom door or intercepting their mail. Family Center will allow caregi

TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to a EmailWritr Premium Plan is on sale for £48.50, saving you 98% on list price. Around 29% of marketers consider their email outreach to be their most effective marketing tool, but it can be a lot of work to manage. Writing one email may not be much work, but what about scaling your operation? And how much work is it when you have to create a new campaign? With Em

SAVE 84%: CyberGhost VPN offers a slick streaming experience for cybersecurity beginners. A three-year subscription to CyberGhost VPN is on sale for £69.81 and includes an extra three months for free — save 84% for a limited time. Do you remember how much everyone absolutely hated the final season of Game of Thrones ? We know the wounds might not have fully healed yet, but that shouldn't stop you

Snapchat today is rolling out its first set of parental controls, after announcing last October it was developing tools that would allow parents to gain better visibility into how their teens used the social networking app. The update follows the launches of similar parental control features across other apps favored by teens, including Instagram , TikTok and YouTube . To use the new feature, kno

Although the terms “power strip” and “surge protector” are often used interchangeably, these are two vastly different products. A power strip just gives you more outlets, but a surge protector can shield your valuable electronics from excess voltage. Knowing the difference could save you a ton of money and heartache. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

The latest iOS 16 beta has arrived, and it brings with it the return of a highly convenient UI element that had disappeared with the arrival of Face ID.

We've seen teases and leaks in recent weeks which have basically told us everything we need to know about Sennheiser's new Momentum 4 Wireless headphones, but now the highly anticipated ANC cans are officially up for pre-order across the globe with an on-sale date of August 23. Boasting up to an astonishing 60 hours of battery life (including fast charging capability that can give you six hours o

The week is in full swing on this fine Tuesday, and there's a brand new Wordle to solve. If you get stuck, that's where our daily Wordle help can come in handy. The answer to the August 9 Wordle, puzzle #416, can be found at the end of this article. Before you get there, though, there are a couple of subtle clues to help you narrow it down, and as you scroll down, you'll see we've gathered a sele

Samsung is about to introduce the anticipated Galaxy Z Fold 4, the next generation of its foldable phone, and it may come with a key camera improvement.

Fitbit makes it possible for some of its watch users to add music to their wearables for use with Bluetooth earbuds. That's going to change soon, sort of.

Accel has led a $2.6 million funding in Produze, an Indian startup that is attempting to help local agri producers sell to international retailers, the latest in a series of bets as investors and entrepreneurs look to bring efficiency to supercharge one of the world’s largest agri producers. “We are helping agri-producers to reliably access international markets where they can make more margins f

The Meyers Manx, the iconic 50-year-old dune buggy that’s been copied thousands of times, is officially making its return in 2023. But this time around, it’s electric. The Meyers Manx 2.0, which debuted Monday at an event in Malibu, will launch thanks to venture capitalist Phillip Sarofim and famed automotive designer Freeman Thomas, say they are committed to bringing back the dune buggy that is

Today's Wordle solution might remind you of SpongeBob, and that's only one of the multiple hints we have to help you figure out the latest puzzle.

Enlarge / This little guy looks too perky to need a nap. (credit: Tony Liu ) Our sleep is marked by cycles of distinct brain activity. The most well-known of these is probably rapid eye movement, or REM sleep, which is characterized by loss of muscle control leading to twitching and paralysis, along with its eponymous eye movements. REM sleep is widespread in vertebrates, appearing in many mammal

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Next year will see the arrival of two new electric motorcycle models, the Can-Am Origin and Can-Am Pulse. Here's everything we know about the upcoming models.