How To Be a Virtual Volunteer

According to the Stanford Center of Longevity, about 90% of people want to volunteer, but only about a quarter of people do volunteer. Inability to travel, distance from population centers and lack of time contribute to the gap between wanting to volunteer and doing it. But volunteering is good

What’s the Difference Between MR, AR and VR?

Virtuality reality, augmented reality and mixed reality are three related concepts that all rely on similar technologies. In fact, you can think of them as different points on the continuum between the physical world and a fully digital space. Virtual reality is the sci-fi idea of putting on a

Guide to the Best Streaming Video Services for Different Genres

If you’re convinced downloading is better than streaming, choosing the right combination of streaming services can be overwhelming. Before you know it, your credit card statement contains several small payments to various services that all add up. According to one survey, the average American spends $39 monthly on streaming

New Smart Home Hubs Are Emerging

Smart homes aren’t some futuristic fantasy—they're here. Right now, you can build an awesome smart home with lights that come on with a voice command, smart security cameras that beam footage to your smartphone, smart locks that tell you when your door is open and so much more. At

How To Wipe Your Devices When You Get Rid of Them

Before you get rid of an old wallet, you take out your credit cards, driver's license and family photos, right? The same thing applies to electronic devices. Don't sell that computer, tablet or smartphone without removing your personal data first. Wiping your device is not as hard as it

5 Steps To Speed Up Your Browser

Got a web browser that can’t keep up with you? That’s no way to live on the internet. Your browser shouldn’t be slowing down your web searches or making online shopping a drag. Whether you use Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge or another, there are easy ways to speed up

How To Connect Your 5 Gig the Right Way

5 Gig service is among the fastest residential fiber internet speeds you can get. But if your home network and devices aren’t set up for it, you won’t see those lightning fast speeds. Here’s how to connect your devices to your 5 Gig internet service—the right way. And get