Happy Tuesday! What would you do if you found $42,000 in a donated sweater? That’s exactly what happened to a Goodwill employee in Norman, OK. She was going through donated items when she found what she thought was a stack of books wrapped in a couple of old sweaters. Turns out it wasn’t books—it was $42,000 in cash. Being the honest person I hope we all would be in that situation, she tracked down the owner and returned his money. He gave her $1,000 for being so honest. I figured it would’ve been worth at least a 10% finders fee, but that’s easy for me to say since it wasn’t my $42k. 😉
So let’s talk about kids. And phones. Specifically, phones for kids and whether or not kids even need a phone in the first place. Every situation and parenting style is different so of course it’s up to you to decide if your kid needs a phone, but we’re here to help you break down what sort of phone might make the most sense for your family. HIt today’s top story and let us guide you through these murky waters.
Giving your child their own smartphone is a big decision for parents to make. After all, it’s an easy way to stay in touch with them, but there are tons of risks to consider as well, like online safety. To help you make the decision for your kids, we dove in and explored the pros and cons of doing so. Read More »
Adobe just launched the Design Mobile Bundle, an iPad-only subscription that includes Photoshop, Fresco, Illustrator, Spark Post, and Creative Cloud access with 100GB of cloud storage. At $15 a month, the new bundle is 50% cheaper than paying for each iPad app individually. Read More »
Apple just announced the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) this year: Jun 7-11. And as was the case last year, the 2021 WWDC will be held completely online and offer up new insights for the future of Apple. Submissions for the Swift Student Challenge are also now open. Read More »
Augmented Reality games are on the rise, and Pokémon Go is undoubtedly one of the most popular entries in the genre. But phone AR games only giving a tiny window into an augmented world. What if you could play on some smart glasses? Niantic teased something like that today on Twitter. Read More »
Another home run for T-Mobile customers! The MLB.TV streaming service is now free with most T-Mobile, Sprint, and Metro by T-Mobile phone plans. Download the T-Mobile Tuesdays app (iOS/Android) to redeem your year-long membership before the cutoff date on April 5th. Read More »
For gamers, few things are more stressful than the “low battery” notification popping up in the middle of a heated game. With this Xbox One rechargeable controller battery pack, you can keep your extra rechargeable batteries in the charger so they’re ready to go at a moment’s notice. The charger works for One S, One X, and One Elite controllers, and offers three charging ports: USB Type-C, Micro-USB, and adapter charging. It can also fully charge the batteries in 2.5 hours, and features over-charge protection so it’s safe to use overnight.
Google Maps are already many people’s preferred app for directions on the road. But new updates coming this year will make Google Maps more useful indoors thanks to new augmented reality directions. And soon, Google will offer fuel-efficient routes for the environmentally-minded. Read More »
Last September, Nintendo celebrated Mario’s 35th anniversary with a slew of new games and devices. But two of these products, the Super Mario 3D All-Stars collection and the Mario Bros. Game & Watch handheld, are set to leave store shelves and the eShop after March 31st. If you want to play them, you’d better buy them now. Read More »
True wireless earbuds are everywhere, and you can almost count them as yet another category Apple launched. In the beginning, they were as expensive as they are convenient. Skullcandy’s latest Dime true wireless earbuds eschew that entirely by bringing the cost down to $25. Read More »
The Google Chrome web browser on your desktop computer has a handy “Reading List” feature. It’s an easy way to save things for reading later, and it syncs with your iPhone or iPad. We’ll show you how to add web pages to the list. Read More »
If you find an old cell phone in a drawer somewhere, there’s a good chance it can’t connect to modern cellular networks. It won’t find a signal. By 2022 or 2023, many more old cell phones, including the iPhone 4, will be cut off. But why? Read More »