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The Fastest Wireless Network in Every City

I’m not the biggest fan of Verizon’s stance on net neutrality, the wireless carrier’s costs, or the unrelated fact that I still can’t get FIOS in Silicon-freakin’-Valley, but according to PCMag, Verizon Wireless has the fastest wireless service in the country. The carrier might not have the fastest service where you…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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This New App Is Like Shazam for Your Nature Photos

In July of 2016, thousands of people wandered out into streets and parks under the guidance of a hugely popular wildlife app. The app was Pokemon Go, and the wildlife did not, in any real sense, exist. Yet while Pokemon fans were attempting to collect fantastic—if ultimately digital—animals, some inevitably found real…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Intelligence Officials Disturbed By Trump’s Attempts to Get World Leaders to Call His Personal Cellphone

Donald Trump just wants to be everyone’s best bud and he’d rather they skip the formalities and give him a call on his personal cellphone. For many reasons, this is very worrisome to the people who get paid to worry about this sort of thing. Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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How to Call Your Members of Congress When You Have Social Anxiety

If you have phone phobia, you’re not alone. (I’m a recovering member of the club myself.) If the situation in this country is making you anxious, calling your reps is both a step toward a solution, and a way to give yourself a small amount of control over something. But you have to be able […]

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Your Android Phone Has a Built-In Childproofing Feature

Ever needed to hand your phone to a kid? Even if you don’t want to, sometimes you’re trying to keep them quiet at a restaurant, or calm them down at the doctor’s. But handing over an unlocked phone is just asking for the kid to delete all your home screen shortcuts (or, worse, work emails). […]

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