Tuesday Tech Talks
December 16, 2014
Google Santa Tracker
There are new activities to check out each day, which you can unlock on Google’s Advent Calendar. The activities are diverse, including a map with write-ups of how different nations celebrate Christmas. It’s very child friendly, with no ads or external links.
More Tech Gadgets
TellSpec is a revolutionary hand-held scanner that tells you the allergens, chemicals, nutrients, calories, and ingredients in your food.
Bluesmart is a carry-on suitcase that you can control from your phone. Using the app, you can lock and unlock it, weigh it, track its location, be notified if you are leaving it behind and find out more about your travel habits. You can also charge your phone 6 times over with a built-in battery.
The Edyn Garden Sensor gathers and analyzes data about changing weather and soil conditions then wirelessly connects to your phone with timely alerts and suggestions so you can help your garden thrive.
4 New Year's Tech Resolutions
2. Stop using the same password for every account
Having the same password for every account can put your entire online presence at risk, since a person only needs to guess correctly once to access them all. Use a password tool to keep track of your different log-ons.
3. Stay up-to-date on your privacy settings
Social networks are constantly updating their settings. Keep an eye out for major site changes or news of an update to privacy settings.
4. Keep your inbox organized