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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 […]

How To Find Prime Reading Books & Periodicals

Amazon recently added a new benefit of Prime Membership: Prime Reading. Under this program, Prime members have free access to selected Kindle books, shorts and periodicals. Now the only problem is how to find Prime Reading content.     While the announcement I received via email showed quite a few attractive sample books, there was […]

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 […]

Keyboard Shortcut To Recover Closed Tabs

Surely, it’s happened to all of us: immediately after you close a browser tab, you realize you need it back. Finally, there’s a way!     Maybe you wanted to follow a link in the page you were reading. Maybe you meant to bookmark the page and forgot. Maybe you meant to copy the URL […]