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5 Personal Cloud Storage Options Compared for 2020

Whether you’re using a personal computer or smartphone with iOS or Android installed, building a personal website or hosting your business’s website on a free VPS service, you’re probably already using a personal cloud storage service. Most Windows 10 PCs now come pre-installed with OneDrive, Apple users will be all-too-familiar with iCloud and anyone with a Google account will have access to Google Docs. These online file storage options free up our computers and hard drives and add an extra level of protection against data loss. Now, dozens of personal cloud storage options are available on the market and they’re

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Best Apps for the Sport and Fitness-Fanatic

No matter whether you are one of those people who like to work out all the time or just an occasional exerciser, you may be looking for a way to switch up your routine. Working out on your own is now all the rage, and with gyms and workout centers being closed and operated under heavy restrictions, some of the best smartphone applications for working out have become extremely popular.   Sport-Specific Workouts Golf – Skillest The Skillest app can connect you with any golf instructor anywhere in the world for lessons to be taken online. By recording your swing,

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5 Outdoor Smart Device Ideas for Your Backyard

We’ve talked plenty about smart home technology on Home Gadget Geeks, but the devices are mostly for indoor use, exclusively. So what about outdoors? That’s right, we’re talking about your garden, backyard, or front lawn. Surely if everything has been upgraded on the inside, the outside can also see some improvement. How can we take your outdoor area to the next level? How can we incorporate technology into something as natural as looking after your lawn? Let’s take a look at the best outdoor smart tech for your home and yard. Can you make your backyard “smart”? It doesn’t seem

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8 Gifts for Your Techy Valentine

8 Gifts for Your Techy Valentine

Everyone likes tech gifts, but it doesn’t have to be Christmas to break out the giving spirit!. With Valentine’s Day coming up, here’s a list of some great choices your tech-loving sweetheart will be thrilled to get, and you can even add roses if you like.  If you’re a lady fan of this website, most of these will work for the guy in your life, too. Under $50 PopSocket Grip Starting at under $10, these grips come in a wide variety of patterns and styles. The grip attaches easily to almost any type of phone case and does double-duty as

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4 Gadgets That Now Use Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence may simply sound like another tech buzzword, but it’s very real, and it’s here. Unless you actively pay attention to tech news, you may not notice how companies are slowly integrating AI-based features into everyday home products, but like this blog article says, it’s easy to underestimate new technology until it actually arrives. In this article, we’re going to take a look at some cool new gadgets that are using artificial intelligence to deliver their features.   Mycroft – Open Source AI Smart Home Controller Mycroft is a voice-activated device that connects to and controls other smart devices

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7 Tips for Easy International Travel

The following was submitted by a listener to Home Gadget Geeks after listening to HGG418. These are excerpts from a much longer list (which I will include in longer post later) based on his own international (and domestic) travel experience. Big thanks to Jim Shoemaker for this contribution to the blog. Flights                     If you want to actually really and restfully sleep on an overnight flight you will probably need to be in a lie-flat business class seat. If that is not possible, accept that all other experiences will pale by comparison. Electronic Entertainment Be sure to load all audio

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