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Facebookery: Turn Off or Filter Facebook Memories

You know how Facebook loves to pop up those Facebook Memories, nudging you to re-share them? Even the memories you’d prefer to leave in the past and never think about again? Here’s how to turn off or filter Facebook Memories so you’ll never see Memories involving dates or people you’d just as soon forget—or never […]

Smart Home on a Budget: The $150 Alexa Starter Kit

Smart home is what’s hot in tech, and you might be surprised to learn it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Today I’m sharing a cross-posting from Love My Echo that details a kind of “starter kit” to give you everything you need to kick off an Alexa-driven smart home, on a budget. Yep, you […]

I Stopped Liking on Facebook Two Years Ago: Here’s What Happened

I Stopped Liking on Facebook, and If You Hate Newsfeed Ads, So Should You Facebook relies heavily on users’ “Likes” to select targeted advertising to be included in each Facebook user’s News Feed. The advertising algorithm not only takes your own “Likes” into account, but those of your Facebook friends. By now all Facebook users […]

Amazon’s Alexa: What’s That All About?

The smart home wars are heating up, causing many consumers to ask: “Amazon’s Alexa: what’s that all about?” If you want to know more about the capabilities of Amazon’s digital assistant and the devices that use it, you’ve come to the right place.     Today I’m sharing some of the most popular and relevant […]

Phone Battery Drains Overnight? An Easy Fix.

There are a couple of common reasons why your phone battery would go from a near-full battery to fully drained between the time you go to bed and morning. When your phone battery drains overnight, the fix may be easy.     Reason #1 Isn’t Fixable, But Reason #2 Is Easy To Fix The first […]