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Amazon Alexa commands you should be using

Are you like millions of others who are turning their place into a "smart home?" This, of course, means a home that is equipped with electronic…
Cool Sites: Home and Garden
March 19, 2017

Financial planning for serious investors

Morningstar is geared toward investors with considerable savvy when it comes to investing and saving money. The site provides a slew of information about your…
Info Sniper

Find the geographic location of an IP address

Find your computer's IP address, or find the location of whoever is sending you those annoying phishing emails.

Get help covering the cost of your phone and internet bill

When you're on a tight budget, every penny counts. So if you can get help covering some of your bills, it's worth it! Did you know there's a government program that covers parts or all of the cost of your monthly phone bill? Here's how the program works and what it takes to qualify.

Cool site lets you publish Alexa skills without coding

Alexa can be found on several devices, including the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show and more. The device is programmed to respond to almost unlimited commands and variations, and there are tens of thousands of individual “skills” you can add to her repertoire.

How to share Wi-Fi without giving out your password

"What's the Wi-Fi password?" You've probably heard this shouted throughout your house many times. It's a hassle to remember passwords, and it's unsettling to just hand out your password to everyone. Luckily, there's a solution. Here's a tool that solves this problem altogether.

Google's secret text adventure game

Now, developers at Google have done it again. They've hidden a different kind of "Easter egg" within the Google search bar. This new game is a tribute to classic text adventure games where players complete tasks by typing in basic commands.
Turn off OK Google

Turn off Google listening to everything you say

You've spoken with Apple's Siri. Maybe you've given Microsoft's Cortana a try, or even Google Now's always-listening OK Google. All these virtual personal assistants are…
Cool Sites: Tech Tools/Social Media September 3, 2015

Apple's accessibility options are amazing

Do you have trouble using some features on your devices? Maybe it's difficult to see the small fonts, or maybe it's tough to hit the right buttons with your fingers. Apple is aiming to make things easier. Check out the amazing accessibility features that are available!
Cool Sites: Health/Fitness/Medical November 10, 2016

Is your browser safe against tracking?

Each time you go online, there's most likely a hacker or scammer waiting to pounce. Especially, if you haven't done anything to secure your browser. Use this free tool to run a quick check and identify any flaws and vulnerabilities hackers can use.
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