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Here’s how to outsmart fake news in your Facebook feed

Here’s how to outsmart fake news in your Facebook feed

Just because it’s on the internet doesn’t make it true. It seems so simple, but if everyone knew that, Facebook and Google wouldn’t have to pull bogus news sites from their advertising algorithms and people wouldn’t breathlessly share stories that claim Donald Trump is a secret lizard person or Hillary Clinton is an android in […]

How to trick out your house with tech for the holidays

How to trick out your house with tech for the holidays

Stringing lights on Christmas trees is a standard practice for the holidays, but there’s a lot you can do to decorate beyond plugging something into an extension cord. Now that smart home products are more affordable and ubiquitous, 2016 is ready to deliver a next-level celebration. Whether you plan on impressing guests at a party […]

Your data is not safe. Here’s how to lock it down

Your data is not safe. Here’s how to lock it down

If you haven’t already heard, you should probably download encrypted messaging app Signal. At least, that’s experts’ advice for people after the U.S. election. Between high-profile security failures and the Russian hacks before the election, we should know by now to secure our personal data. But some people worry that government surveillance will expand under […]

The 12 must-have tech gifts of 2016

The 12 must-have tech gifts of 2016

We get it. Everyone wants an iPhone 7, a 4K TV and a new laptop. At least according to the Consumer Technology Association, which says those items are the year’s most sought after. But the coolest and most buzz-worthy products don’t quite fit into those buckets. From PlayStation VR and Nintendo’s mini console to gorgeous […]