What to Look For in a VPN Service Provider

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March 23, 2023

If you’ve been on the internet for the past few years, you’ve likely seen an ad for a VPN. These services promise to prevent your internet usage from being tracked by bad actors like scammers, hackers, and even ostensible good guys like your ISP, employer, and the state. But what exactly do you need to look for in a good VPN company besides being advertised on your favorite podcast? In our top story, Sarah breaks down all the aspects of a solid VPN provider and the must-have features a service needs to get the best protection for your dollar.

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TODAY'S TOP STORY What to Look For in a VPN Service Provider

Whether you’re a technological pro or a novice, choosing a VPN provider is a daunting task. There are so many options out there that claim to offer the best, most secure experience, but each company throws around different buzzwords and confusing lingo. When you know exactly what to look for in a VPN service provider, this process is a lot less intimidating. Read More »

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Today’s Quordle Answers

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If you’re interested in the stylish new Hyundai IONIQ 6 EV, we have some good news. This week Electrify America and Hyundai announced an agreement to give IONIQ 6 owners two years of unlimited free charging sessions. Read More »

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT When Should You Upgrade Your TV?

We’re living in a beautiful time when it comes to televisions. Bigger and better TVs are available and the prices are generally lower than ever before. The TVs of today are devices that most of us couldn’t have even imagined just a decade ago. With so many great models on the market, you might be wondering if you should upgrade yours now. This leads us to a common question, “How often should I upgrade my TV?” Read More »

Amazon and SpaceX Butt Heads Over Satellite Broadband

Amazon is preparing to launch 3,236 satellites into orbit, kickstarting its Project Kuiper satellite broadband service. But instead of following the path laid by FCC regulations, Amazon is asking to change the rules—it wants to share spectrum with SpaceX’s Starlink. And SpaceX isn’t happy. Read More »

This AI Creates Video Out of Your Words

It should be obvious to anyone following generative AI news that the new technology is quickly becoming ubiquitous. Last year, AI image generators took the world by storm, and near the end of 2022, ChatGPT captured the public imagination. Now, a few weeks into 2023, text-to-video AI is almost here. Read More »

Nothing’s Ear 2 Improves Sound Quality and Smarts

Available today for $150, the Nothing Ear 2 seems to address all of our complaints about its predecessor. Nothing promises clearer call quality, a Dual Connection mode, and several other improvements that we’re excited to test. Read More »

Amazon and Panera Bread Team Up on Palm Payments

Amazon One launched in 2020 as a new contactless payment system, allowing users to swipe their palms to pay for goods. Now, after slowly expanding to more regions and retailers, the tech is teaming up with Panera Bread Cafes. Read More »


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Do Anti-Hangover Drinks Work?

We’ve all heard of (and tried) different hangover drinks people swear will get rid of a pounding head after a night of indulging too much. From water to Gatorade, there are a lot of recommendations. But now, you can actually buy anti-hangover drinks, so do they work? Read More »

Five Ways Smart Electric Toothbrushes Can Transform Your Oral Health

The evolution of modern technology has been great at offering new ways to simplify daily life and make mundane tasks more exciting. Once such act involves your teeth. Enter the smart electric toothbrush, an innovation with the potential to transform how you approach your oral health and hygiene. Read More »

The Best Portable Printers of 2023

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Is Lining Your Oven with Foil Safe?

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