Wi-Fi Direct: Windows Wireless File Transfer That’s Faster Than Bluetooth

Wireless data sharing has made rapid strides over the past few years. Thanks to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and NFC, data can be moved from one device to another with little effort Windows 10 boasts of Wi-Fi Direct, a wireless connectivity system that helps to effortlessly hook devices up. Want to move data from PC to laptop? Easily done. Need to setup wireless printing? Connect your phone to your computer? All this is quite simple thanks to Wi-Fi Direct. Here’s how to use Wi-Fi Direct on Windows 10 and transfer files wirelessly. Introducing Wi-Fi Direct for PC: Wireless File Transfer You can...Read the...

The Apple TV App Is Now Available on Roku

Anyone who owns a Roku can now install the Apple TV app on their device. This will initially allow Roku fans to access their iTunes video library and subscribe to Apple TV channels. However, the big draw is Apple TV+, which is launching on November 1, 2019. Apple Unveils Apple TV+ In March 2019, Apple unveiled Apple TV+. This is Apple’s new television streaming service which is set to host “exclusive original shows, movies and documentaries”. Apple has the actors and directors on board, so now it just needs subscribers. In order to gain as many Apple TV+ subscribers as...Read the...

VirtualBox vs. VMWare vs. Hyper-V: What’s the Best Virtual Machine?

There are several virtualization tools available to Windows 10 users. But three tools dominate the market: VirtualBox, VMware, and Microsoft Hyper-V. But which of these virtual machine tools is best? Moreover, aren’t they all the same? Choosing between VirtualBox, VMware Workstation Player, and Windows 10 integrated Hyper-V is difficult. Here’s how the three virtual machine tools stack up and which one you should use for certain tasks. What Is a Hypervisor? Let’s start with the big question: how are VirtualBox, VMware Workstation Player, and Hyper-V on Windows 10 different? They all allow you to run a virtual environment on your...Read the...

Sublime Text 3 Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

Sublime Text is a slick, responsive cross-platform text editor that the developer community swears by. If you rely on menus and buttons to find your way around in this powerful program, you’re missing out on a faster, more seamless experience. But you can fix that easily by switching to keyboard shortcuts to control Sublime Text. You don’t have to do much to discover them all. We already have the most essential Sublime Text 3 shortcuts lined up for you in our cheat sheet below! The shortcuts work on Windows and most of them work on Linux also. With a few modifier...Read the...

Alexa Can Now Speak Spanish in the US

You can now speak Spanish to your Alexa-enabled devices in the US. While Alexa would have previously replied with, “I’m sorry, I don’t understand,” she will now be able to respond to your Spanish voice commands and reply in Español. Amazon Teaches Alexa to Speak Spanish in the US Given its proximity to Mexico, the United States has a high number of Spanish speakers. However, Google Home learned to speak Spanish in 2018, it has taken longer for Amazon to teach Alexa how to speak Spanish. But it has finally now happened. In April 2019, Amazon announced that Alexa would...Read the...

8 Useful Twitter Accounts to Follow for Life Hacks

Twitter offers bite-sized information in an easy-to-read format. Which makes it the perfect platform when you want to learn how to make your life more manageable. Life hacks have been a thing for many years, and people are still uncovering new ways to hack your life. Here are the most useful Twitter accounts for life hacks. 1. The Frugal Girls Got a Keurig? Have you cleaned it lately?? ?? Check out the EASIEST trick to clean it and keep it running in tip top shape! Pauline writes: "I’ve been doing this for years! Works wonderfully!" #diy #coffee #coffeetime Here's What...Read the...

Social Media Bots Explained: Malicious Accounts and How to Spot Them

The term “social media bot” is no longer just associated with chatbots or customer service AI. Rather, social media bots have a far more unseemly reputation nowadays due to malicious misinformation campaigns. But what exactly are these malicious social bots? How do you spot the different types? And are there tools that can help you sort real accounts from the fakes? Here’s what you need to know… What Are Malicious Social Media Bots? While there are different types of bots on social media platforms, we will be focusing on malicious political and malware bots. These bots differ from customer service...Read the...

6 Apps That’ll Enhance Multitasking on Your Mac

To get your work done efficiently on your Mac, you probably multitask among numerous apps. Yet Apple still offers a limited set of multitasking features on macOS. The split-screen shortcut, for instance, forces you to switch to a new workspace and is restricted to two windows. Luckily, you don’t have to settle for this narrow set of features; there’s a range of third-party apps to try instead. Here are the best Mac apps for improved multitasking. 1. Magnet Magnet brings the best Windows multitasking function to macOS. When enabled, you can simply drag app windows to your screen’s edges to...Read the...

The 7 Best Apps for Teachers to Use in the Classroom

Using technology in the classroom has been the subject of many debates. When used in the right ways, tech has the power to transform a classroom. So instead of banning technology from schools, it’s time to embrace it. As a teacher, you should take advantage of the many available education apps. With the right apps, you can schedule lesson plans, establish communication with parents and students, use in-classroom tools, and much more. Try out the following apps to get more control over your classroom. 1. ClassDojo ClassDojo turns your classroom into a community. It allows you to interact with both...Read the...