Netflix parental controls update a cure for kids’ prying eyes

Kids can stream Netflix from almost anywhere (Photo: Netflix)

With people spending a lot more time at home there’s probably a lot more Netflix binging going on. For some, it may not be a bad thing. It’s finally giving folks a guilt-free opportunity to finally binge on Ozark Series 3 or catch-up on that most talked about, love-it or hate-it, Tiger King.

While Mom and Dad are working any home, the kids could catch the latest episodes of Boss Baby. They could also learn life lessons from Mr. Miyagy from the classic Karate Kid but they may not be so inclined to let them feast their eyes the provocative true-crime docuseries and the story of the mayhem and madness surrounding Joe Exotic and this tigers. 

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How to turn off Netflix Autoplay previews

Netflix, loved by many, has become a national past time and has undoubtedly created a satiable desire for binge watching. So if you have become increasingly annoyed by auto-play previews wasting even one precious second of watch time, you’ll be thrilled to know that you now have an opt-out feature you can access directly for the web.

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Using LG’s new Washer with AI to do your Laundry

CES Innovation Award-Winning Washer by LG Deploys AI and Advanced 
Fabric Care

After year of doing laundry, I still sometimes second guess myself as to what the right setting is on my washer. I usually look at the tag on the garment and I’m usually safe with Automatic, Permanent-Press, Cold or Warm Wash and Dry. But today, at CES, LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its most advanced innovation in laundry, deploying artificial intelligence to deliver precision washing for optimal results without the need for any more guesswork.

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Dell introduces 86″ Drop-Down 4K Interactive Touch Monitor

Just ahead of the the January 7th official opening of 2020 Int’l CES Dell announces a numb fo new monitors. One that may be of particular interest is the upcoming Dell C8621QT, especially for those who may want to replay their in-office whiteboards and drop down screens.

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Leadership tips from the Book of Guinness World Records

What makes a great leader?

Great leaders are passionate, encouraging, motivating, inspiring, innovative and committed to what they do. And, when faced with a challenge, they persevere, overcoming adversity and accomplishing incredible feats.

And when we think of great leaders, we often think of them sitting behind oak desks in an office tower or speaking to large audiences.

We don’t normally think of leaders as emerging from the pages of the book of Guinness World Records 2020.

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Enhanced SYNC 3 Infotainment system featured in 2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Ford Explorer with All-New SYNC 3*

Newest customer centric update developed in-house with major contributions by Ford’s Canadian software teams.

A secure, functional, seamless and enjoyable customer experience with in-car infotainment on an on-going basis is not only nice to have, it’s an absolute necessity given the advancement in today’s technology and the need to keep people safe on the road. This is why Ford has taken charge to deliver the best in-class user experience with the latest version of SYNC 3 featured in the soon to be released 2020 Ford Explorer.

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Delivery Options: Drone or Driverless Vehicle with Robot?

If the thought of getting your latest Amazon or on-line purchase delivered by a drone particularly large heavy ones makes you feel uneasy, how about greeting at your door a robot that just arrived in a self-driven car? Testing autonomous delivery is not new. Back in 2017, Ford partnered with Domino’s in the U.S. to test-drive the self-driving pizza delivery experience. Previously, they’ve also partnered with Walmart, Postmates, a food delivery company and other businesses in the Miami, Florida area. [Read more…]

No more YouTube autoshare to Google+ and Twitter after Jan 31st 2019

 

 

 

If you are a regular poster on YouTube and rely on YouTube’s autosharing feature to tweet out your latest creation to Twitter or share on Google+, starting after tomorrow, January 31, 2019 ( I guess that means Feb. 1st), you’re going to have to post your YouTube activity manually or find a new way to do it. [Read more…]

Sessionwire Releases the First, Easy-to-Use Collaborative Social Media Platform for Musicians

A truly live online collaboration tool for creators to connect music creators across the world:  Live Audio Connections. Easily. Anywhere.

January 23, 2019 – Winter NAMM Booth 1840, Hall E – Sessionwire Communication Inc. is proud to release their updated online collaborative creation, social media and sharing platform for musicians, songwriters and producers: www.sessionwire.com. Sessionwire is the first live online music production environment that comes with a growing community of like-minded musicians and creators, and enables musicians to work with their own macOS recording software and connect with other musicians and producers anywhere in the world. Sessionwire is now available as a subscription service and offers a 14-day trial period. A full membership subscription to Sessionwire is $15 monthly or $150 annually. After the trial, Guest members can continue enjoy the use of the software for free, however there is no outbound calling available for Guest members. [Read more…]

Great Clips App adds SIRI Shortcuts Integration & Haircut Reminder

How many times have you said to yourself, “Oh I forgot to get my hair cut,” or “I should have made an appointment with my stylist.” Well if you’re an iPhone or iOS user and a Great Clips customer, you’ll be happy to know there are two new updates and few new features to the Great Clips App  to help easily remind you so you can look your best when you need to. Android users aren’t totally left out, there’s one update for you.

The company announced the first update includes an integration with latest Apple’s iOS 12 mobile operating system which includes the newly introduced ‘Siri Shortcuts’.  With this update, and Apple’s latest update, customers can save themselves a whole lot of time by using Siri to initiate checking in to their usual salon location. They will also receive updated wait time estimates after then check in. Just saying, “Siri, check me into my favourite salon,” online check-in will open the Great Clips App to the customer’s previously selected ‘favourite’ salon. To set a shortcut, customers with the Great Clips App can go to the Settings within their device, select “Siri & Search” and then “All Shortcuts”. [Read more…]