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Back in May 2019, Microsoft released a feature update to Windows 10, and included in that update was added emojis. While they are nothing new, Emoji 12.0 brought what Microsoft calls “emojis everywhere” and also kaomojis. Now, you may be asking, what is a kaomoji? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Translated from Japanese, it means “face characters” and are ways to create faces usingRead More
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In October 2017, Microsoft released a new approach to battery savings. On top of the classic power plans that not too many people touch, they added recently developed power-saving algorithms and technologies. The new power slider is an easy way to increase battery life or use the performance throttling mechanisms that exist with modern processors. But how well does itRead More
 
If you haven’t heard of FaceApp, it’s a smart phone app that uses AI to identify faces in photos and make people look older. There was a FaceApp craze in 2017, and now it’s back. Like all viral digital sensations, this one gained widespread attention overnight and it’s flooding social media newsfeeds—at least for the next week. The controversy centersRead More
At this point, you’re probably well aware of privacy concerns associated with voice assistant devices like Amazon Alexa. Perhaps you have concerns of your own. Here’s the latest information from Amazon regarding their privacy practices: Last month, Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) sent a letter to Amazon requesting clarification on what information Alexa keeps and how long it’s stored. You canRead More
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Most companies offer some level of customer service, but few deliver an unmatched customer experience. Customer service often includes a wait-for-the-customer-to-come-to-you approach—aka the bare minimum required to get by. Customer experience, on the other hand, is what keeps people coming back. Glasses retailer Warby Parker saw a gap in the eyewear industry, came up with a solution, and has beenRead More
 
Let’s be honest, keeping all the devices in your business (let alone your personal life) updated is an arduous task. As we continue to discover though, it is just one of life’s necessary evils. Security researchers are now reporting that a variety of TP-Link’s popular Wi-Fi range extenders are vulnerable to remote code execution and control, requiring immediate updates toRead More
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