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How to Access Region Blocked Videos Without a VPN

Wherever you are in the world there is always a reason to want to bypass region blocking. For example, internet users outside the US might want to access Netflix or Hulu; those in the US might want the UK version of BBC iPlayer. To combat this, VPNs are popular—but they’re not the best solution. Here’s how to watch geo-blocked videos without VPN software....

5+ Creative Ways to Learn a New Language for Free

Learning a new language is one of the best skills to acquire. Here are a few creative ways to pick up a new tongue, whether by reading, writing, or watching. There are two popular ways to learn a language. You can use Duolingo or some of the other best free language learning apps, or you can try the language immersion methodology. The right path is...

You Can Now Vote for the Doodle for Google 2020

A few months ago, Google requested submissions for the annual K-12 contest to create a Doodle that will be featured on the Google homepage in 2020. Now, the company has combed through all of the submissions and opened Doodle for Google 2020 voting. While it’s too late to enter your own drawings into the contest, you can still participate by voting...

Microsoft Will Drop Support for Internet Explorer From November

Microsoft recently removed the ability to automatically update drivers via the Device Manager. A decision which hasn’t gone down too well with some. And now, the company has revealed its plans to end support for Internet Explorer 11 and the legacy version of Edge. What’s Happening With Internet Explorer and Edge? Microsoft announced this change on...

5 Tools to Search for Online Learning Courses and Study Partners

If you want to keep growing, you should never stop learning. These websites and apps help you learn new skills with the right online courses. You can also tap them to find study partners for that classroom feeling. Many universities and schools make their coursework available for free online, in what is called Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). You...

Google Starts Rolling Out Its G Suite Gmail Integration

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, working from home is a part of life for many in 2020. And Google wants its suite of services to be the one you rely on most while working remotely. As such, the company is rolling out its G Suite Gmail integration across both the web and Android. Basically, from now on, when you find yourself using Gmail, you’ll also get...

Google Makes It Easier to Find Live Sports and TV Shows

Google Search is already incredibly powerful, but Google is making it even more useful. The company is adding some incredibly helpful features for anyone who regularly watches sports or entertainment on TV. The new features are all about showing users where they can watch whatever they search for. It was always easy to find what time your favorite...

6 Free Online Tools to Combine Photos Together

There are many reasons why you might want to combine photos. Maybe you’d like to merge two photos of your pets, children, or family members. Or, if you’re a business, you might want to put two pictures together of your office locations or related products. You don’t have to be an expert at photo editing to turn two pictures into one. With these easy-to-use...

You Can Use Chrome Apps for a Little While Longer

Google was planning to shut down Chrome apps on Windows, Mac, and Linux by June 2020. The company also said that it would kill Chrome apps for enterprises and educators by December 2020. If you’re one of the few people who actually use Chrome apps on any of the above platforms, or you’re part of an enterprise or an educator, you can keep using your...

5 Search Engines to Find More Than What Google Shows

Google is synonymous with searching the web, but did you know there’s a lot that Google isn’t showing you? Here are some alternative search engines to search the internet in a way Google won’t. There is nothing wrong with Google Search when it comes to finding web pages. But Google can’t search within your computer and cloud accounts to find a file....

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