Your Phone's Case Isn't as Protective as You Think

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June 13, 2022

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“In the Hall of the Mountain King” is one of the most recognizable classical compositions in the world but, ironically, was composed by Edvard Grieg as a satire intended to reek of cowpats, ultra-Norwegianism, and “to-thyself-be-enough-ness”.

 
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Happy Monday! Mozilla just announced its plans for bringing the Thunderbird desktop mail client to Android, which involves a partnership with long-time app K-9 Mail. If you prefer instant messaging over emails, the popular app Telegram is about to release a premium subscription option with more features.

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How to Stop Accidental Cellular Data Usage on iPhone


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You may not think about cleaning your smartphone often, but it’s a good idea to sanitize your device regularly. While you can clean your phone with rubbing alcohol and give your case a good scrub, one thing that can take care of the job between deep cleaning sessions is PhoneSoap.

PhoneSoap 3 is a UV phone sanitizer that lets you sanitize and charge your phone at the same time. The ultraviolet light will kill bacteria and germs, and is big enough to accommodate even larger phones. Grab one and stay healthy!

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Chromebook Multitasking Is About to Get a Lot Better


Chromebooks are already capable computers for many people, but they still lack some of the advanced features found on Windows PCs and Macs. Now it looks like another helpful addition is on the way: partial split window snapping. Read More »

 
Google Stadia Is Dead, Long Live Google Stadia


Google’s game streaming service, Stadia, is a technically-impressive platform that has been plagued with countless management and publishing issues. Now that Google has shifted its business to serving other game platforms, and ending big-budget ports, the Stadia we know is just about dead. Read More »

 
The Best Camera Bags of 2022


While there is no one perfect camera bag that will work for every photographer, there is one out there that’ll work for you. We’ll cover some of the best camera bags you can get your hands on here. Read More »

 
This Is How Mozilla Thunderbird Mail Will Come To Android


The Mozilla Thunderbird email application is having a resurgence right now, with development ramping up and an expanded team behind the project. Mozilla has now confirmed how Thunderbird will be ported to Android. Read More »

 
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Does Dark Mode Make Batteries Last Longer?


Dark mode is often recommended as a way to conserve battery on devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops. But can it really increase the battery backup of your mobile device? Here’s everything you need to know. Read More »

 
What’s the Difference Between the “Enter” and “Return” Keys?


On a Mac extended keyboard, there’s a “Return” and an “Enter” key. On most PC keyboards, there are two “Enter” keys, but some say “Return” instead. What’s going on here? We look at the history behind the keys. Read More »

 
Three Ways to Access the Windows 10 and 8 Boot Options Menu


Windows 10 (and 8) consolidate various boot options into a single screen named the “Advanced Options” menu. This menu provides access to repair tools and options for changing Windows startup behavior — such as enabling debugging, booting into safe mode, and launching into a recovery environment. Read More »

 
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Nuheara IQbuds 2 MAX Review: Music to My Broken Ears


I once called Nuheara’s IQbuds Boost earbuds potentially life-changing, but I did have some complaints. Now the IQbuds 2 MAX buds are here to solve those problems. These are some of the best wearables on the market, and they do address most of my issues. But perfection is still just out of reach. Read More »

 
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Here's Everything Coming to Netflix the Week of June 13, 2022


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How to Enable or Disable Developer Mode on Discord


Discord has plenty of features for gamers and community builders, but if you don’t see the features you need, you’ll need to add a bot. If you’re a bot developer yourself, you may want to enable Discord’s developer mode first. Read More »

 

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Gaming Chairs vs. Office Chairs: What’s the Difference?


Should gamers always choose a gaming chair over an office chair? Does an office chair do a better job of promoting good posture? Let’s dive into the details that separate the two types of chairs apart. Read More »

 

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