Portable, Powerful Solar Panel: Maxoak SP120 Review

Our verdict of the Maxoak SP120:Weighing less than 7lbs, the Maxoak SP120 outputs a serious amount of power in a convenient and portable package. You're paying a premium for the portability though, so consider if you actually need to carry it around or whether a static panel could do the job. 1010Most portable solar panels are tiny and really only designed to trickle charge a smartphone. If you have a large portable battery pack then finding a suitably powerful and genuinely portable solar panel can be tricky. The Maxoak SP120 is both affordable, portable, and with 120W output, powerful enough...Read the...

5+ Creative Ways to Learn a New Language for Free

Learning a new language is one of the best skills to acquire. Here are a few creative ways to pick up a new tongue, whether by reading, writing, or watching. There are two popular ways to learn a language. You can use Duolingo or some of the other best free language learning apps, or you can try the language immersion methodology. The right path is up to you, depending on your skill level in the new language. These websites and apps will help you learn or practice a language based on the way you prefer to learn. 1. Parallel Text...Read the...

Facebook Seeks to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 Misinformation

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, so does misinformation about the virus. In an effort to stop the spread of fake news about COVID-19, Facebook has removed and/or labeled millions of misleading posts. Facebook’s COVID-19 Takedown As you probably already know, Facebook has become a breeding ground for COVID-19 conspiracy theories and false information. In this quarter’s Community Standards Enforcement Report, it was revealed that Facebook has removed 7 million posts containing COVID-19 misinformation. The majority of these posts contained misleading information about fake COVID-19 cures and preventative myths. Meanwhile, another 98 million misleading posts received warning labels....Read the...

Microsoft OneNote Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Microsoft OneNote is a popular personal information management application (PIM) that helps you collect notes of all kinds into one digital notebook. Those notes can be web page clippings, photos, videos, audio recordings, scribbles, and much more. You can organize notes in a section, group them, and bind them with a notebook. OneNote is a powerful tool with many great features, which you can quickly access through keyboard shortcuts. This list of OneNote shortcuts is a comprehensive collection for both Mac and Windows 10. In the cheat sheet, you’ll find separate sections for Windows and macOS shortcuts where necessary. FREE...Read the...

Twitter Now Lets You Limit Who Can Reply to Your Tweets

In a move to make Twitter a safer space for conversation, the platform has rolled out a new conversation feature that lets users limit who can reply to their Tweets. The change means that users can now feel more comfortable talking about sensitive topics without unwanted replies getting in the way. How Does Limiting Replies on Twitter Work? Before you send out a Tweet, you can pick who can reply. Twitter gives you three different options to choose from: All of Twitter is allowed to reply Only people you follow can reply Only people you specifically mentioned can reply Anyone...Read the...

You Can Now Watch Microsoft Demo the Surface Duo

With the Surface Duo’s launch date closing in, you may be wondering what it can achieve and how it can help you. Fortunately, Microsoft has released a video demonstration that lets you see it in action. How to Watch the Microsoft Surface Duo Demo The video comes to us from Microsoft, with the company publicly releasing its press briefing demonstration on YouTube. The demo covers everything the Surface Duo can do, from its fold-up design to its ability to run an app on each screen. Even though the original intent of the video was to give information to the press,...Read the...

New Google Assistant Mask Song Offers Safety Reminder

If you have a hard time remembering to wear a mask when you leave the house, the new Google Assistant mask song might be just the reminder you need. It’s a cute little ditty that hammers home the importance of protecting yourself and others when you’re out in public. As great as it would be if we didn’t need to wear masks in public, that just isn’t the case. However, at least Google Assistant’s new song will put a smile on your face before you head out to face the world. The New Google Assistant Mask Song The new song,...Read the...

The Xbox Series X Is Being Released in November

If you’re a keen gamer, the wait for Microsoft’s next-gen console is almost over. On the official Xbox Wire, the company has finally confirmed that the Xbox Series X release date is set for November 2020. The Details of the Xbox Series X Release Unfortunately, Microsoft hasn’t revealed on which day the console will be released. However, the company has gone into more detail as to what you can expect from the Xbox Series X release. Firstly, there are plans to optimize some upcoming Xbox One releases for the new console. The list of games includes Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla and...Read the...

Google Maps Gets CarPlay Dashboard and Apple Watch Support

Google Maps is getting some huge updates for Apple devices in the form of CarPlay Dashboard and Apple Watch support. Google’s mapping app is one of the most popular GPS services on iOS, and having it gain support for these key parts of the Apple ecosystem will make it even more useful. How Google Maps Works on CarPlay Dashboard Google announced the first big change to Google Maps on The Keyword. The company revealed the addition of CarPlay Dashboard support. While Google Maps has worked with Apple CarPlay since launch, when Apple added its Dashboard feature with iOS 13, only...Read the...