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  • 6 Ways to Make Vacations More Fun Using Technology
    by Ryan Dube on April 26, 2018 at 8:00 pm

    Most of us are lucky enough to enjoy at least one vacation a year. And there’s a new trend for taking a break from technology too. However, instead of looking at technology as something to be shunned, why not embrace it as something that can make your vacation even more fun? In this article, we explore several ways to use gadgets and mobile apps to enhance the time you spend with your family on vacation. And even if you’re not planning on going on a trip anytime soon, you should bookmark this page so that you can revisit it ahead...Read the full article: 6 Ways to Make Vacations More Fun Using Technology […]

  • 8 Adobe Illustrator Tips to Help You Design Faster
    by Andy Betts on April 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Adobe Illustrator is the best program for graphic design work; for pros and amateurs alike. But it’s so powerful it can be a pretty overwhelming experience. There’s so many things to do, and so many ways to do them, it’s hard to know where to begin. The good news is that Illustrator has plenty of ways to simplify—or even automate—tasks that could otherwise be quite complex. Here are several essential Adobe Illustrator tips and tricks that will help you design faster than ever. 1. Apply Multiple Strokes to an Object Adobe Illustrator is a program that is built around vector...Read the full article: 8 Adobe Illustrator Tips to Help You Design Faster […]

  • How to Turn Your Amazon Echo Into a Smart Home Security System
    by Christian Cawley on April 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    You’ve been using it for playing music, calling your friends, or just checking the weather. But your Amazon Echo is far more powerful than that. Not only can it form the hub of a smart home, your Amazon Echo (Dot, Spot, Show, whatever) can also act as the control point for a number of home security appliances. All of this means that you can use your Amazon Echo and Alexa as a home security system. Get Started: Safely Position Your Amazon Echo Before you begin connecting hardware to your Amazon Echo to communicate directly with Alexa, it’s a good idea...Read the full article: How to Turn Your Amazon Echo Into a Smart Home Security System […]

  • How to Automatically Log Your Daily Life to Google Sheets
    by Ryan Dube on April 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    Life can blind us with its routine. Let’s turn to Google and open up new opportunities to improve your life? The simple act of life logging with Google Sheets can uncover details which often go unnoticed. You don’t have to sweat because you can do it automatically. There’s no special knowledge required. In this article, we’re going to cover five specific examples of how a daily log of your life activities can be used to identify opportunities. These might uncover opportunities to improve your health, saving money, or even your relationships. The examples used here require only simple Google Script...Read the full article: How to Automatically Log Your Daily Life to Google Sheets […]

  • Opera Touch Is a New One-Handed Mobile Browser
    by Dave Parrack on April 26, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    Opera has launched Opera Touch, a new mobile web browser designed to be used with just one hand. As well as the one-handed functionality, Opera Touch comes with a feature called Flow, which lets you share content between your smartphone and your computer. Designed for One-Handed Browsers As detailed on the Opera Blog, Opera Touch has been designed with users in mind. Citing research that 86 percent of smartphone users like to use their phone with one hand while doing something else, Opera Touch has been made for one-handed browsing. To facilitate this, Opera has created the Fast Action Button...Read the full article: Opera Touch Is a New One-Handed Mobile Browser […]

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