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A tricky scam plant phishing links in your calendar
Hopefully you already know to avoid phishing emails … and texts … and popups … but now there is a new place to worry about scams: your schedule. Fraudsters send waves of legitimate invitations to Google Calendar users, except that when you click and enter your personal information, you know the rest. We offer you turn off the setting which automatically adds invitations to your calendar and does not accept invitations you do not recognize.
Comcast now allows you control your TV with your eyes
Comcast remotes already have voice control, but the company will now deploy devices that allow users to use their look like a computer mouse. To "click", they can either dwell on a particular icon, or configure the device in "flashing mode", closing the eyes registering the click. The feature is designed for accessibility for those who can not use the standard remote control. This is a big step forward for technology and inclusivity.
You brush your teeth. You clean your ears. Let's hope you wash your hands several times a day. So, why do we feel like some dry scrubbing of toilet paper fits our backs? Although bidets have not yet become popular in American culture, many predict that they will be so soon. Our writer had one for nine months, and explains why the bidet changes life so much.
WIRED recommends: Google Photos Hacks
Be real with yourself: the photos on your mobile phone are an absolute mess. They are almost impossible to organize, and when you want to find that nice selfie that you took three months ago, you end up floundering in the abyss to get there. Fortunately, our editor put in place a Google Photos piracy list. Welcome to the beautiful life.
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