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Facebook is giving users a trustworthy rating to help prevent fake news

Facebook is starting to implement a new system in which it will give users a credibility score to rate users’ trustworthiness on the social network in an effort to stop the spreading of fake news. According to a detailed report by The Washington Post, the Facebook trustworthiness rating is a...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 4:35pm

When is Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte coming back?

Summer is great for a lot of things. But, when it comes to the humidity-adjoined heat, we’re not so sure all that sunshine and vacation vibes is worth it. Fall, for many of us, couldn’t come soon enough — partially for the cooler weather, mainly for the Pumpkin Spice Latte runs at...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 12:46pm

Introducing Tinder U: Tinder made just for college students

It’s that time in August when summer feels like it’s exhaling all at once — despite the fact that fall doesn’t officially start until the end of next month. Students are making their way back to the campuses they left behind. They come bearing textbooks and tales of summer...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 10:19am

Netflix is starting to show ads and people are not trying to hear it

The next time you engage in some weekend binge-watching, you might see Netflix ads between each show.  According to Cord Cutter News, the movie streaming giant is starting to show some subscribers in the U.K. trailers or commercials for other programs on Netflix whenever a show ends. ...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 6:00pm

How to download beta version of Fortnite on Android devices

If you’ve been dying to finally play Fortnite for Android, the wait is over. Epic Games has released a beta version of Fortnite for Android devices and here’s how you can download the battle royale version of Fortnite for Android devices. When Samsung announced the new Galaxy Note 9,...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 1:11pm

Is Costco open on Labor Day?

Whether you’re stocking up on your weekly groceries or party supplies, Costco is a shopper’s wonderland. We’ve talked a lot about all the food deals going on this summer, from Starbucks Happy Hour half-off drinks to $1 for a dozen donuts to celebrate the Krispy Kreme 81st...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 12:37pm

Is Walmart open on Labor Day?

Think of Labor Day as the high school graduation of the summer. One amazing thing might be over, but you’ve got another one coming up down the road. And, unlike college graduation, you’ll only wait a year for next summer to come around. Just like graduation, the wrap up to the warmer...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:46am

10 holiday gifts we can’t wait to give and receive this year

Like it or not, the 2018 holidays are right around the corner — as of today, in fact, Christmas is 127 days away. If you’ve vowed to get ahead of the game this year, you’re in luck: We’re here to share some of the holiday gifts we’re looking forward to giving (and...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 5:04am

Google revamps storage service, offers cheaper prices for more space

The Google One storage service has officially launched and if you’ve been using Google Drive storage to save your documents, photos and videos, the company has rebranded the cloud-based online storage to Google One and is offering cheaper plans for those who need extra storage space to store...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 1:39pm

Google still tracks you even when you switch off your Location History setting

When you turn off Google Location History with the thoughts of fortifying your privacy settings or using less of your data, Google can still track where you’re going, according to a new report.  The Associated Press published an investigation and discovered that many of  Google...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 5:45pm

Here’s how to know who’s blocked you on Twitter

It’s finally official: A judge ruled today that President Trump can’t block people on Twitter. But maybe the news has you thinking not about Trump Twitter posts (which also made today’s news because staffers are writing them) but an old concern: who’s blocked me on Twitter...

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 2:33pm

Everything to know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

If you’ve been spending countless hours researching the latest rumors for the Samsung Note 9, search no further. Today, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 during a live stream event from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. During the event, Drew Blackard, senior director of smartphone...

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 4:32pm

Pot for pets: Why are vets are afraid to talk about marijuana?

A wave of medical research is providing fresh evidence that marijuana may help dogs and cats cope with arthritis, epilepsy, anxiety and other maladies without the side effects of traditional drugs, but veterinarians are afraid to prescribe pot for pets for fear of running afoul of federal laws. At...

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 3:50am

JetBlue is offering cheap flight tickets for as low as $34

If you’re looking to book last minute cheap flight tickets, there’s still time left to score a cheap flight travel deal with Jet Blue’s special fall preview flash sale, with some flight deals costing less than a bus or train ticket. JetBlue launched a two-day special flash sale...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 11:36am

These elderly men broke out of their nursing home for a heavy metal concert

Two elderly men broke out of their nursing home to attend a yearly German music festival. But, it wasn’t just any ol' festival — they pulled an escape act for the sake of a heavy metal concert. The German news site Deutsche Welle reported that the older gentlemen went to the 29th...

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 12:46pm

Facebook begins testing new dating app

The Facebook dating app is another step closer to becoming a reality.   Facebook announced plans to launch Facebook Dating during the F8 Developers Conference in May along with other new Facebook features. The Facebook dating feature will allow singles to create a separate profile on...

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 12:42pm

iOS 12 file data reveals next iPhone could support dual-SIM cards

Apple may release a dual-SIM iPhone in the future according to strings of text found in a leaked configuration file. According to 9 to 5 Mac, they spotted evidence that indicates future iPhone models or the iPhone X Plus will support dual-SIM cards. The tech site reports that diagnostic reports...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 4:34pm

Big Mac turns 50: How to score free Big Macs from McDonald's

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Big Mac, first produced in 1968, McDonald's is releasing the MacCoin. The limited-edition currency allows you to score free Big Macs - here's how.  How to score free Big Macs Starting August 2, when you buy a Big Mac at one of 14,000...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 11:27am

The Trans Wellness Conference returns to Philly with a focus on the future

The Mazzoni Center – this city’s primary caretaking and guidance facility for the LGBTQ community – wants you to know that it is listening. When it comes to this week's Trans Wellness Conference, now in its 17th year, Mazzoni’s brain trust paid attention to what the 7,...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 4:07pm

Forget the beach — save money this summer by taking a staycation

In a recent study conducted by home-remodeling experts Porch, they found that people save an average of $1,600 when they decide to take a staycation instead of booking an expensive trip to some remote exotic location. When you really think about it, by not having that financial burden added on top...

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 5:28pm