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Why Spotify Shuffle is Not Truly Random

If you’ve ever used the shuffle button on Spotify, you’ve probably noticed it often doesn’t feel random at all. Turns out this is by design, and there’s actually a lot that goes into how shuffle works on Spotify….

Smart Health Tracking Isn’t Smart Enough

From the phone in your pocket to expensive smartwatches, we have the ability to gather tons of health and fitness information. The problem is current health tracking is simply not smart enough to make that data useful….

How to Find Your Spotify Wrapped 2022

The end of the year means one thing for music lovers—Spotify Wrapped 2022 is here! This fun annual recap is one of the reasons why so many people use Spotify. We’ll show you how to find yours.

Why You Should Move Your Group Chat to Discord

There’s an abundance of apps for group chats. Facebook Messenger, iMessage, WhatsApp, Telegram, the list goes on. One app you may not have considered is Discord, and it just might be the perfect solution for your family or fr…

How to Enable Battery-Saving Mode in Google Chrome

Chrome is notorious for using a lot of resources and taking a chunk out of your device’s battery life. Google Chrome 108 added an “Energy Saver” mode for Chrome on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chromebooks. We’ll show you how it w…

What’s New in Chrome 108, Available Now

The end of another month means it’s time for a new Chrome release. Google Chrome 108 was released on November 29, 2022. This version includes an Energy Saver mode, better support for high-res emoji, and adjustments to how web…

How to Install Steam on a Chromebook

You may not think of a Chromebook as a gaming device, but Google and Valve are working to change that. Steam is available on compatible Chrome OS devices. We’ll show you how to get it up and running.

Which Streaming Service Has the Most 4K Content?

4K content used to be hard to come by on streaming services. Nowadays, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Hulu, and others support 4K HDR and Dolby Vision. But which service has the most 4K content to actually watch?…

Just Buy a Snow Blower Already

After the first big snow storm hits, the roar of snow blowers fills the winter air. But some people hear different sounds: metal-on-concrete scraping and grunts of regret. That doesn’t have to be you this year—buy that snow…

Why an App Store Gift Card Is a Great Gift

Gift cards have a bad reputation for being boring, thoughtless gifts. However, when buying a gift for a techy person, some free money to spend in Apple App Store or Google Play Store may just be the perfect thing….

Which Smart Speaker Has the Best Audio Quality?

Despite their audio-focused nature, people rarely talk about the actual audio quality of Google Assistant, Amazon Echo, and Apple smart speakers. Which one should you get if you want the best-sounding audio experience?…

Nobody Cares About Twitter

If you’re a certain type of person, it might feel like Twitter is where everything’s happening on the internet. That is very much not the case. Outside of the bubble, most people simply do not care about the bird site….

Are Black Friday TVs Really a Scam?

Televisions are always one of the hottest items when Black Friday sales roll around. Many people wait until the holiday season to buy a TV. The deals sometimes sound too good to be true, but is that actually the case?…

How Mastodon Is the Anti-Social Network

Mastodon is a social network that doesn’t work like other social networks. Its sudden rise in popularity—thanks to Twitter’s drama—has made people take notice of the trappings that can make social media so toxic. What mak…

The 25 Best Gifts for Cutting the Cord for 2022

Cord cutting—ditching a traditional cable subscription—has never been easier. However, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to how you can cut the cord. For the cord cutter in your life, you have plenty of gifts t…

New to Mastodon? Here Are 10 Fun Accounts to Follow

Mastodon—the open-source social media platform—is having a moment. Hundreds of thousands of people are giving it a try, and if you’re one of them, you’re probably looking for some accounts to follow. We’ve got 10 fun ones…

What the Heck Is a Minimalist Phone?

Smartphones put the world at our fingertips, but the unfettered access to dopamine can be too much sometimes. What if there was a way to get the best of a smartphone without all the distractions? Enter “minimalist” phones….
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