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TikTok is one of the fastest-growing social media platforms out there. It can be great fun. But, the platform has dark sides that may warrant caution regarding how you interact with the service. Let’s review some reasons you may want to hit the uninstall button.
We use VPN services to stream geo-restricted content and protect our privacy. But some streaming services, particularly Netflix, make a concerted effort to block VPNs. Thankfully, there are several easy steps you can take to get around VPN blocking.
Prepare to Say Goodbye to Spotify’s Cheap Tier
Everything is more expensive these days. I’m talking about cars, gasoline, fast food, groceries, home prices, and all the streaming services we use daily. However, Spotify is only $9.99 per month, but that could be changing soon.
Proton’s Family Plan Offers a Suite of Privacy Tools and Cloud Storage
Families searching for a privacy-focused alternative to Google One now have at least one option. Proton just launched a family bundle of its own, which includes access to Proton’s full suite of apps and plenty of cloud storage.
What’s the Difference Between Programmable, Smart, and Learning Thermostats?
People rarely spend their free time reading about thermostats. So, when its time to actually buy one, words like “programmable,” “smart,” and “learning” can be a little confusing. What do these words actually mean, and what kind of thermostat should you buy?
NFL Sunday Ticket Will Be Offered on DirecTV, but Not for Fans
Until this year, DirecTV has offered the NFL Sunday Ticket to its customers dating back to 1994, but it now belongs to YouTube. At first, many were confused about what would happen to bars, restaurants, and other businesses getting access, and now we know that it’ll still be available from DirecTV.
How to Extend the Battery (and Life) of Your Smartwatch
Nothing can kill the enjoyment of using a smartwatch faster than constantly having to charge it. Every moment your watch sits on a charger is time you’re not able to enjoy your device. While needing to juice up your watch’s battery is a fact of life, there are ways you can go longer between charges.
Today’s Quordle Answers
Wordle was just too easy, wasn’t it? You probably left that behind and moved on to Quordle, the true “hard mode” of the word-guessing game format. But now you’re stuck and so close to failing. Don’t worry, we’re here to help with a hint—and if you really need it, today’s Quordle Answers.
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Today’s Wordle Answer
Are you a huge fan of Wordle and absolutely stuck today? Let me guess; you’re hanging out on guess four or five and feeling the pressure. We get it entirely: nothing feels worse than losing your streak. If you’re not ready to outright cheat, we have you covered with hints and today’s Wordle answer.
Save Big on TP-Link Mesh Wi-Fi and Security Cams This Weekend
While countless deals are floating around for the long Memorial Day weekend, if you’re looking to upgrade your home Wi-Fi router or keep things safe with security cameras, you’ll want to check out TP-Link.
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Android Phones Are Vulnerable to New Type of Hack, iPhones Safe
Using your fingerprint scanner to unlock your Android phone may make you believe that nobody can access it but you—that may not be true. Researchers from Tencent Labs and Zhejiang University recently discovered that under the right circumstances, hackers might be able to unlock it too.
Are HART Power Tools at Walmart Worth Buying?
When it comes time to buy power tools for a DIY project, you’ll find an array of choices at multiple retailers, and things can get expensive fast. You’ve probably noticed HART Tools recently, an affordable new option from Walmart. So, who makes HART power tools, and are they worth buying?
Windows 11 Will Save You From Pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL
Microsoft has a slew of changes or new features coming to Windows 11 later this year, from removing MSN News from the widget list and new AI goodies to finally adding an easy way to force quit applications from the taskbar.
Tesla Corporate Data Allegedly Leaked by Former Employee
A former service technician for Tesla has allegedly leaked 100GB of company data to the German newspaper Handelsblatt. The data includes sensitive personal information about Tesla employees, customer data, complaints about the company’s autonomous driving technology, and more.
Windows XP Activation Has Been Cracked, and It Only Took 21 Years!
One of the most controversial parts of the Windows XP launch was its implementation of Windows Product Activation, an anti-piracy measure that was responsible for a plenty of bugs and headaches. Now, 21 years after Windows XP’s arrival, its activation algorithm has been cracked.
Roku Service Outage Affects Several Apps and Channels, Including Hulu and CNN
Roku users flooded to support forums on May 25th when CNN, TNT, TBS, TruTV, and other WBD streaming channels suddenly displayed a “not available in your area” error message. This outage appears to be ongoing, as Roku is now having trouble with Hulu, Peacock, and other platforms.
Starlink Terminals Get First Retail Discount at Best Buy, Home Depot
In a first for SpaceX, Home Depot and Best Buy are offering Starlink satellite terminals at a $100 discount. The list price for the internet satellite dishes is normally $599. The two big box retailers are currently selling the terminals for $499.
No, You Can’t Buy Google Drive Storage on eBay
If you want Google Drive cloud storage, you need to buy it directly from Google. Scammers often try to sell Google Drive storage through unofficial channels, such as eBay, Twitter, and Reddit—do not fall for this scam, as it’s a waste of money that may compromise your privacy.
YouTube NFL Sunday Ticket Will Allow Unlimited Streams From Home
There’s been a lot of uncertainty around the popular NFL Sunday Ticket now that YouTube took over for DirecTV. It’s available now ahead of the 2023-24 NFL season, starting at $249, and now we’re learning the company will offer unlimited streams inside the household.
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