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What the Tech? See the Best Cooking Apps

This holiday season, whether you’re having people over (which is not recommended this year) or fixing just for your immediate family, these apps can help you find new recipes. For beginners, Project Foodie is an app to try. This app is from the talented professional chef Daniel Holzman. He assumes you know nothing or very little about how to create…

What the Tech? How to Stay Safe from Hackers When You Shop Online

This is an unprecedented holiday shopping season. With many retailers either closed or significantly cut back on Black Friday sales, shoppers are swarming the virtual stores looking for great deals on their computers or smartphones. There are lots of deals to be had this year and most Black Friday sales started a week or more ago. A recent survey by…

What the Tech? How to Choose the TV Streaming Service That’s Right for You

What’s the difference between a Roku, a Fire Stick, and the Google Chromecast? The answer is both not much and a lot. How is that possible? It depends on what you subscribe to and want to watch. Roku devices have long been a favorite among cord-cutters because it was the first of these three companies to release a device that…

What the Tech? See the Scores of Gadgets That May Be Spying on You

If you’re shopping for yourself or someone else this holiday season, you’re going to find some great deals on electronics. Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and Target are all selling smart home gadgets at their lowest prices ever. There’s a reason some of those gadgets are so cheap: they’re collecting data on users and selling it to other companies for marketing…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Timepage

I’m the type of person that doesn’t like spending money on apps if there’s a free version that works just fine. I’ve made an exception with the calendar app “Timepage”. Even though I have Apple’s stock calendar app on my phone along with Google calendar I’ve fallen for Timepage which is from the folks at Moleskin who makes planners, notebooks,…

What the Tech? Should You Switch from YouTube to Rumble?

There’s a big debate going on now about censorship on social media. Conservative voters are leaving Facebook for an app called MeWe, while conservative Twitter users switch to Parler. Now there’s a YouTube alternative called Rumble that’s attracting conservatives and content creators. Rumble.com doesn’t look much like YouTube but there are lots of video clips of dogs and clips of…

What the Tech? Should You Let Amazon Make Deliveries Inside Your Garage?

Online shopping is expected to set records again this holiday season. With COVID cases going up again many people who rarely shop online will do most of their Black Friday holiday shopping from their computers and smartphones. With so much online shopping and deliveries it will be open season for porch pirates. You can catch them red-handed on camera but…