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  • How to get the most out of Google Sites
    Big Tech Update Which smart speaker is best for you? If you’re in the market for a smart speaker, there are a ton of great deals out there for the holidays. So, which device is best for you?  There are three big players in the smart speaker market: Google, Apple, and Amazon. With each of […]
  • The PS5 is difficult to turn off – here’s why
    Big Tech Update This internet provider will cap data next year Comcast just announced plans to impose a home internet data cap next year for customers in the northeastern United States.  Under the new plan, the internet provider wil cap data to 1.2TB per month. If customers go over that limit, they will be charged […]
  • Apple to drop support for these devices next year
    Big Tech Update Apple to drop support for these devices next year As Apple prepares for an iOS 15 release next year, new reports suggest that a few iPhone devices will no longer receive support from Apple.  It appears that the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, and the original iPhone SE will all be dropped by […]
  • Are iPhone 12 MagSafe accessories really worth it?
    Big Tech Update Are iPhone 12 MagSafe accessories really worth it? MagSafe accessories for the iPhone 12 have received a lot of hype recently, but are they really worth your money? Some experts think what you get isn’t worth the hefty price you’ll pay.  One of the most popular MagSafe accessories is the MagSafe Charger […]
  • A foldable iPhone is on the way
    Big Tech Update A foldable iPhone is on the way It’s been rumored for a while, but the latest leak seems to confirm that a foldable iPhone is definitely on the way.  The new phone is not only in the works, but it’s reportedly already being tested by Apple’s assembly partner Hon Hai Precision Industry, […]
  • The Apple iPhone 12 drop test results are in – what you need to know
    Big Tech Update The Apple iPhone 12 drop test results are in – what you need to know This is the first year in a while that Apple has dramatically overhauled the iPhone’s display glass. The iPhone 12 is equipped with a strong ceramic and glass combination for the display that has proven to be […]
  • Huawei is shrinking in a desperate attempt to stay alive
    Big Tech Update Huawei is shrinking in a desperate attempt to stay alive Huawei is scaling back its smartphone business in a desperate attempt to survive. The company just dumped its budget smartphone lineup in a selloff to over 30 Chinese buyers and investors.  The Trump administration has blocked Huawei’s access to technology, chipsets, and […]
  • Everything you need to know about the next-generation Xbox
    Big Tech Update Zoom rolls out new tools that help you block disruptive people Zoombombers, uninvited attendees to online Zoom meetings, are unfortunately a thing and Zoom is finally doing something about it.  If you’ve ever had a Zoom meeting that was disrupted by an uninvited guest, Zoom has developed a few features that can […]
  • Your first look at the OnePlus 9’s design
    Big Tech Update Latest SpaceX launch is successful as astronauts make way to ISS SpaceX completed another successful manned rocket launch on Sunday evening. A total of four astronauts blasted from Cape Canaveral, Florida atop the infamous Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket.  The launch wasn’t without any hiccups. Early Sunday evening, an issue with the Dragon […]
  • Twitter rival Parler is now in the spotlight
    Big Tech Update Twitter rival Parler is now in the spotlight The social media platform Parler has been thrust into the spotlight after users are leaving rivals Twitter and Facebook for the new social media option.  Many people are embracing Parler as a premier social media platform due to its commitment to allowing free speech […]
  • 8 things you need to do when you get the new PS5
    Big Tech Update 8 things you need to do when you get the new PS5 The new Sony PlayStation 5 (PS5) is finally here, and there are several things you need to do as soon as you get your new console.  One of the first things you should do is check the privacy settings on […]
  • What you need to know about Twitch’s copyright crackdown
    Big Tech Update What you need to know about Twitch’s copyright crackdown Last month, Twitch sent an email to users announcing a crackdown on copyright infringement. Shortly after the email, user’s began seeing some of their clips and video on demand (VOD) footage deleted.  The major crackdown on copyright infringement stemmed from a sudden spike […]
  • New iPhone 13 details are already leaking – here is the latest
    Big Tech Update New iPhone 13 details are already leaking – here is the latest The iPhone 12 just came out, but talk has already shifted to next year’s iPhone 13. Several details have already leaked about the phone’s features, including new information about a power-saving display.  When Apple launches the iPhone 13 next year, […]
  • September 14 | Is future oil demand in jeopardy?
    Market News Oracle just made a major announcement about TikTok Oracle confirmed rumors today that it had struck a deal with ByteDance, the owner of the popular video app TikTok. The deal, however, still needs official government approval before it goes through.If approved, it would mean that TikTok would avoid a deadline that would have […]
  • September 12 | Apple gives Epic Games users a sign-in reprieve
    Big Tech Update Apple gives Epic Games users a sign-in reprieveJust yesterday, Epic said that as soon as Friday, Apple would no longer let people use its single sign-on solution, “Sign In with Apple,” to access their Epic Games account. That would mean that anyone who relied on their Apple credentials to log in to […]
  • September 11 | Everything you need to know about the Android 11 release
    Big Tech Update Everything you need to know about the Android 11 release Android 11 is officially here, but when will your device get the upgrade? The updated operating system is being rolled out in a phased approach depending on the device you own. The new operating system has undergone months of beta testing to […]
  • September 10 | The Motorola Razr is back and better than ever
    Big Tech Update The Motorola Razr is back and better than ever Motorola dropped a new Razr back in February, and while it created quite the buzz initially, it eventually faded into the new 5G noise that resulted in a lackluster performance. Just six months later, Motorola wants to try again. The company just announced […]
  • September 9 | You can replace an iPhone battery yourself – here’s how
    Big Tech Update Everything you need to know about Apple’s upcoming online event Apple just set an official date for its next product launch event. While the long anticipated iPhone 12 is what consumers are hoping will be revealed, Apple is suggesting otherwise. Apple’s event invitation, sent to reporters on Tuesday, hints that the main […]
  • September 8 | What’s the best music streaming service of the year?
    Big Tech Update What’s the best music streaming service of the year? There are a ton of music streaming services out there to purchase, but which options are the best? To help you narrow down your choices, we have a list of the top music streaming services of the year. The best option for iPhone […]
  • September 7 | T-Mobile secures this new exclusive LG smartphone
    Big Tech Update These are the best portable laptops money can buy Laptop computers have certainly come a long way. With more advanced features and more options to choose from than ever before, selecting one for your on-the-go lifestyle can be difficult. There are several solid portable options to choose from that are not only […]
  • September 5 | The new Sennheiser wireless earbuds are worth checking out
    Big Tech Update – Weekly Recap Check out this recap of the most popular stories for this week! This is how a new smart bulb can sanitize surfaces with its light With the coronavirus pandemic still raging on, a new invention uses cutting-edge technology to make cleaning easier, and quite literally, by just flipping a […]
  • September 4 | This is how the pandemic affected traffic predictions in Google Maps
    Big Tech Update Samsung unveils the most luxurious home projector to date Samsung just unveiled its most luxurious home projector, a 4K triple laser projector dubbed “The Premiere.” The company is even touting the new device as a replacement for QLED TVs.The Premiere is the world’s first HDR10+ certified projector and it will be available […]
  • September 3 | Here’s all the details on Intel’s new Tiger Lake CPUs
    Big Tech Update These are the best portable laptops money can buy Laptop computers have certainly come a long way. With more advanced features and more options to choose from than ever before, selecting one for your on-the-go lifestyle can be difficult. There are several solid portable options to choose from that are not only […]
  • September 2 | Lenovo’s new gaming laptop is a lightweight
    Big Tech Update This is how a new smart bulb can sanitize surfaces with its light With the coronavirus pandemic still raging on, a new invention uses cutting-edge technology to make cleaning easier, and quite literally, by just flipping a switch. Lifx just announced a new smart light bulb that can actually sanitize surfaces with […]
  • September 1 | Samsung’s latest phone has a whopping 7,000mAh battery
    Big Tech Update Here are the details you need about Lenovo’s new flagship laptop series Lenovo just announced a new flagship laptop series called the Yoga 9. There are several devices and options to choose from in the new lineup – each packed with cutting edge features and sleek designs. One of the new laptops […]
  • August 31 | Convert your Google Home into a TV speaker with this hack
    Big Tech Update These are the best Alexa devices of 2020 Alexa devices have exploded in popularity, and now there are more options than ever before to choose from. So, what are the best Alexa devices in 2020 that are worth your investment? The Amazon Echo Dot with Clock was named as the best overall […]
  • Everything you need to know about Elon Musk’s Neuralink demo
    Big Tech Update Everything you need to know about Elon Musk’s Neuralink demo Elon Musk provided a demonstration Friday for Neuralink’s latest device – an AI-powered brain chip that is supposed to record and stimulate brain activity. So, how does all that work? Musk implanted the chip in pigs to demonstrate the chip’s power. Gertrude […]
  • August 28 | T-Mobile introduces new 5G smartphone for $200
    Big Tech Update Everything you need to know about iPhone malware Did you know that over 1200 iPhone apps are infected with malware? These apps are downloaded over 300 million times each month and all of them contain malicious code meant to steal your data. Mintegral SDK, an in-app advertising framework, is said to be […]
  • August 27 | Will Musk really reveal a working Neuralink device Friday?
    Big Tech Update Motorola’s new phone has quite the impressive battery life The iPhone SE has been incredibly popular this year with consumers because of its relatively low price without skimping too much on features. The SE may soon have some fierce competition though. The Motorola Moto G9 is a new and impressive smartphone option […]
  • August 26 | Amazon’s new AR tool will change the way you shop
    Big Tech Update Amazon’s new AR tool will change the way you shop Have you ever wanted to see what furniture would look like in your home or how an appliance would look in your kitchen before making an expensive purchase? Amazon’s new AR shopping tool now let’s you do just that. The new app […]
  • August 25 | Is Google’s Android TV dongle on the way?
    Big Tech Update Is Google’s Android TV dongle on the way? It looks like a Google Android TV dongle could be hitting the market soon. An FCC filing by Google was recently discovered for a new device part of Android TV that has been in the works for quite some time. The new device, nicknamed […]
  • August 24 | Stocks continue rise thanks to vaccine hopes
    Market News Stocks continue rise thanks to vaccine hopes Dow Jones futures rose solidly early Monday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, with Apple stock continuing to lead and Alibaba signaling decisive breakout. The stock market rally is at record highs, but also flashing a warning sign. The FDA on Sunday authorized the […]
  • August 22 | Samsung working on affordable version of foldable phone
    Big Tech Update Samsung working on affordable version of foldable phone Samsung is reportedly working on an affordable version of a foldable phone. The move should prove to be a popular one for the company, since all of the new Samsung flip phone models have been priced in the $1,000 or more range. The final […]
  • August 21 | The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G has several hidden features
    Big Tech Update The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G has several hidden features The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra has five hidden features that you’re going to want to know about. Samsung confirmed the features and revealed tips and tricks for the features this week by releasing a guide that explains each. One of the features […]
  • August 20 | Everything you need to know about the Amazon Echo Frames in development
    Big Tech Update Everything you need to know about the Amazon Echo Frames in development The major perk to Amazon’s Echo Frames is the ability to take Alexa with you on the go. Instead of limiting Alexa support to your home or phone, the glasses allow Alexa to be summoned from nearly anywhere. While that […]
  • August 19 | Apple is now officially a $2 trillion company
    Market News Apple is now officially a $2 trillion company Apple’s stock valuation briefly hit the $2 trillion mark today. Shares of the tech giant have surged almost 60% this year and are at an all-time high. The company, currently trading at nearly $470 a share, is about to become more affordable for average investors to […]
  • August 18 | Design revealed in new iPhone 12 dummy images leak
    Big Tech Update How this hidden iOS 14 feature improves iPhone security Lots of new and needed features are included in the iOS 14 update set to launch soon. Many of those features will help improve iPhone security. One of the most ground-breaking features is rather hidden, though, so users will need to do some […]
  • August 17 | Huawei smartphone users have a serious new problem
    Big Tech Update These 9 apps help boost your phone’s security and privacy While Android and Apple are trying to step up their smartphone security game, an extra line of defense is never a bad thing. Lucky for you, there are nine different apps that can help improve your phone’s security and privacy. Jumbo is […]
  • August 15 | Mozilla signs new 3 year deal with Google – here are the details
    Big Tech Update Why Fortnite was banned by Apple and Google It’s been a rough couple of days for Epic Games. First, the company had one of its flagship games, Fortnite, booted from the Apple App Store. Now Google has kicked Fortnite out of its Play Store too. The ban stemmed from an update that […]
  • August 14 | Google testing major URL changes – here are the details
    Big Tech Update Everything you need to know about the Google Pixel 5 Rumors are starting to surface about the highly anticipated Google Pixel 5. While leaks have been few, we do have some information on what new features and upgrades will come with the new release. While the camera set up and overall physical […]
  • August 13 | Motorola teases new event with news of a Razr successor
    Big Tech Update Motorola teases new event with news of a Razr successor Motorola just teased a big event for next month. Rumors are swirling that the company’s next major device will be revealed at the event. Few hints were given about what device might be revealed, though many are speculating a successor to the […]
  • August 12 | How to get Apple’s first-ever public beta for Apple Watch
    Big Tech Update How to get Apple’s first-ever public beta for Apple Watch The watchOS 7 public beta just released, and it’s the first time Apple has ever made an Apple Watch beta available to the public. Users can now try out all the latest software before Apple finalizes the release this fall. A ton […]
  • August 11 | Is the iPad Air 2020 getting an overhaul?
     Big Tech Update Is the iPad Air 2020 getting an overhaul? Rumors suggest that the iPad Air 2020 will have quite the dramatic overhaul when it debuts. Lots of new and unexpected features are being discussed as rumors are starting to swirl while the tech world awaits the debut of the new iPad. One rumor […]
  • August 10 | Toshiba just left the laptop market – here’s why
    Big Tech Update Toshiba just left the laptop market – here’s why Toshiba quietly left the laptop business after 35 years in the industry, as the company made their exit from the market official just last week. Just two years ago, Toshiba sold over 80 percent of its PC business. Last week, it transferred the […]
  • August 8 | Everything you need to know about the iPhone 12
    Gear Review Androids have this one major security flaw According to experts, newer androids with chip-sets that allow modern phone features, such as quick charging or noise cancellation, may open the door for hackers too. These modern features allow for cunning hackers to exploit loopholes in the chip-set, essentially letting them take over your phone […]
  • August 7 | Should you steer clear of the Galaxy Note 20?
    Big Tech Update Should you steer clear of the Galaxy Note 20? The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 was officially unveiled this week and it has created quite the buzz since. Some of the early reviews, however, are less than flattering. A few experts are calling for consumers to skip the Note 20, pointing out several […]
  • August 6 | Android now has one of iPhone’s best features
    Big Tech Update Here’s how to make phone calls through your Window’s 10 PC Did you know you can make and receive phone calls through your Windows 10 PC? Sorry iPhone users – this trick only applies if you have an Android phone. Android users can divert calls meant for their phone to their computer, […]
  • August 5 | Why Apple is researching curved iPhones and flexible displays
    Big Tech Update This AI privacy tool fools facial recognition You can now cloak your photos with an AI privacy tool that fools facial recognition systems. With facial recognition technology having the ability to determine who you are in mere seconds, and often revealing private data and info, it is important now more than ever […]
  • August 4 | Apple faces a $1.4 billion lawsuit in China
    Big Tech Update Apple faces a $1.4 billion lawsuit in China Apple is facing a $1.4 billion patent infringement lawsuit in China. The lawsuit, brought by Chinese firm Shanghai Zhizhen, claims that Apple violated its patent for a voice assistant similar to Siri. If the lawsuit is successful, it could result in all iPhone sales […]
  • August 3 | A market correction may be around the corner
    Market News Here’s how the markets are reacting today Markets gained today despite congress still stalling passage of a new coronavirus relief bill. Congress and the White House have agreed on a new round of $1200 checks, but are too far apart when it comes to unemployment. Good earnings reports also boosted investors’ confidence in […]