Tag: Technology

4 Projects to Make Your Home Safer

With so many people stuck at home these days, more and more have turned to home improvement projects to make home a better place to be, as well as to simply keep busy. People are painting and updating their bathrooms. They’re working on their lawns and changing out light fixtures. And so on and so Read More…

The Pros and Cons of Neighbor Apps

Nowadays, connecting with your neighbors can feel more difficult than ever. Many people don’t know their neighbors at all. Or they only say hi to them when they happen to be outside at the same time. When you feel so disconnected from the people who live right next door, you may not have the comforting Read More…

Tips to Make Online Learning More Successful

If they haven’t started already, your children are probably getting ready to go back to school. Of course, “going back” can mean different things these days. Depending on your state, city, and/or school district, your child is either going back to school in-person full-time (with a mask, of course), part-time onsite/part-time online learning, or full-time Read More…

Home Security Systems: DIY vs. Professional

Options for a good home security system used to be much simpler: you needed a deadbolt, a heavy door, and a solid baseball bat. However, as technology has advanced, it’s provided many more (and safer) options for protecting homes. A number of companies now provide home security monitoring. And still more provide technology that you Read More…

3 Quick and Easy Ways to Find People Online

The internet is a big place, and it holds a significant amount of information about nearly everyone in the world. If you’ve ever used the internet, you’ve put at least some of your information out there, even if you didn’t mean to; it’s the same for everyone. Therefore, if you’re looking for someone, you should Read More…

The Impact of Trolling and Internet Harassment

Have you ever scrolled through the comments section on social media and shaken your head at the vile comments that seem to take everything to a needlessly personal level? Congratulations, you’ve witnessed a troll at work. Trolling has a history nearly as old as the internet itself. And we all know it had its real-life Read More…

Staying Safe on Video Chats

Video chatting is nothing new. However, with more and more people stuck at home these days and unable to meet with others in person, video chat’s popularity has shot through the roof. Over the course of March alone, new Zoom subscribers rose an incredible 728%! Other major providers–Facebook, Apple, Google, Skype–have increased their existing video Read More…

How to Rebuild Your Contact List After Losing Your Phone

Losing your phone can be devastating, especially if you don’t make it a habit to back your phone up frequently. You may lose app information, photos, notes, voicemails, and much more. However, one of the most important things you could lose is contact information. Some people have hundreds of contacts in their phone, and losing Read More…

Increasing Online Safety When You’re Not Tech-Savvy

For some people, online safety is easy. Especially if you’ve grown up on the internet, it’s easy to remember all the different ways to stay safe while surfing the web. However, if you don’t use the internet much, or you’re older and didn’t grow up online, it’s easy to overlook the things that some people Read More…

How to Use the Internet to Improve Your Love Life

The internet has made it much easier than ever for people to find each other and date. Even people across the country are able to find other and connect. These days, with the former stigma of online dating pretty much obliterated, upwards of 30% of Americans claim to have used an online dating app or Read More…