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Choosing a smartwatch

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 18:56:28 +0000

Fitbit, Samsung or ???


Nvidia RTX 4080 vs AMD RX 7900 XTX: which GPU is right for you?

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 19:35:45 +0000

The Nvidia RTX 4080 and the AMD RX 7900 XTX are both high-end GPUs. But you'll want to pick the best for your gaming rig that will also save money.


What does 'hmu' mean? Get to know Internet, texting acronym

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 14:52:28 +0000

"HMU" is an abbreviation for "hit me up." It is slang to tell someone to call you, text you or reach out. It can be used to request or invite.


What does 'IMO' mean? Make sure you're using this internet, texting acronym correctly.

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 14:51:41 +0000

"IMO" is an abbreviation for "in my opinion." It is often used in text conversations when someone is expressing their opinion.


The Epos H6PRO delivers great sound and grown-up style

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 23:42:56 +0000

The Epos H6PRO sounds great and looks even better. It's pricey and not as comfortable as Epos's PC38X, but is still a great choice for gamers.


From protecting email to printers, here are 5 best practices to keep hackers away

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 10:57:48 +0000

Has someone hacked your print or gotten copies of your email? Here are five secrets only cybersecurity pros and hackers know.


Browser tips

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 18:58:44 +0000

How to delete trackers


World's first 3D-printed rocket launches successfully, but fails to reach orbit: Watch liftoff

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 22:08:00 +0000

The Terran 1 3D-printed rocket from Relativity Space lifted off Wednesday, but did not reach orbit and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean.


TikTok CEO hearing live stream: Watch Shou Zi Chew testify in Congress amid talks of ban

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 16:59:03 +0000

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew is to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Thursday, his first appearance before a Congressional committee.


Discover Samsung has daily savings on 4K TVs, appliances and more—shop the best tech deals now

Tue, 21 Mar 2023 15:15:12 +0000

Update the essential tech in your home by shopping the Discover Samsung event for major price cuts on top-rated TVs, appliances, smartphones and more.


When was the internet invented? What to know about the creators of it and more.

Wed, 22 Mar 2023 16:49:29 +0000

The invention of the internet is considered to be Jan. 1, 1983, but the vision started decades before.


'SNL' in photos: The best moments from 'Saturday Night Live' Season 48

Sun, 12 Mar 2023 20:06:32 +0000

These were some of the best moments from Season 48 of "Saturday Night Live," including host Jenna Ortega and musical guest The 1975.


Gaming community

Tue, 04 May 2021 23:43:59 +0000

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Palm-scanning devices coming to Panera will suggest your favorite menu items, know you by name

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 11:51:48 +0000

The technology is deployed at select bakery-cafes in Panera's hometown of St. Louis with plans to expand.


What does 'smh' mean? Defining the texting acronym and how to use it in your conversations

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 13:58:30 +0000

"Smh" is an abbreviation for "shaking my head." It can be used in many ways, such as when you are disappointed or you cannot believe a statement.


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Fri, 01 Apr 2022 17:57:30 +0000

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Windows 11

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 19:01:36 +0000

Next update is here


Dealing with annoying spam texts on iPhone might be easier than you think

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 16:42:15 +0000

Spam calls, emails and texts are something that plague many of us, but there is an easy way to deal with it.


A lesson in pop culture iconography as Pac-Man turns 40

Thu, 21 May 2020 23:18:23 +0000

See why Pac-Man gained and retained its popularity seen in movies like "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," "Pixels" and "Ready Player One."


The Best Laptops of 2023

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 20:32:17 +0000

Here are our picks for the top laptops from every category available today.


Forgot to cancel that subscription? New rules could make it easier for customers to drop.

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 16:41:48 +0000

The Federal Trade Commission announced new proposals to require businesses and sellers to make canceling subscriptions and other services easier.


What does 'idk' mean? What the texting slang means and how to use in conversation.

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 14:52:34 +0000

"IDK" is an abbreviation that means "I don't know." It can be used in any situation, whether you are confused, unsure or dejected.


Who has the most followers on Instagram? Cristiano Ronaldo, Selena Gomez and more

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 14:21:22 +0000

Instagram is the most followed account on its own platform, with around 621 million followers. Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed non-brand user.


What does 'ICYMI' mean? Here's what it means and examples of it used in conversation.

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 14:52:41 +0000

"ICYMI" stands for "in case you missed it." It can be used to provide information, an article or video to educate or enlighten someone.


Is TikTok getting banned? CEO in for 'tough fight' defending Chinese ownership on Capitol Hill

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 14:15:12 +0000

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew is headed to Capitol Hill for a political showdown over the fate of the popular short-form video app. Will TikTok be banned?


What does 'tbh' mean? Here's what the acronym means and how to use it in conversation.

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 14:52:21 +0000

TBH is an informal abbreviation for "to be honest." It can be used in many ways, such as to admit something or express an opinion.


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Wed, 20 Apr 2022 18:35:15 +0000

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TikToker's 'full-time career' at risk due to possible US ban on Chinese-owned app

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 13:53:44 +0000

U.S. officials. worried the Chinese-owned TikTok is spying on Americans and spreading misinformation, are considering banning the app.


Intel Core i9-13900K vs AMD Ryzen 9 7950X

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 17:58:31 +0000

The AMD Ryzen 9 7950X and the Intel Core i9-13900K are duking it out over the best CPU title. Which is actually worth the cash?


Coronavirus: Stressed, depressed, and feeling bad? You're not alone: Where to get free help online

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 18:47:57 +0000

As sheltering in place stretches into weeks for many, anxiety, isolation, stress and cabin fever are common. There's free mental health help online.


What does 'ngl' mean? Make sure you're using this internet, texting acronym correctly.

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 17:43:48 +0000

"Ngl" means "not gonna lie." It can be used to admit something, express criticism or to make a complaint come across as less rude.