Author: Kayla Matthews

Kayla Matthews is a technology writer and the editor of Productivity Bytes. Her work has been featured on Digital Trends, MakeUseOf, VICE, VentureBeat, The Daily Dot and WIRED, among others. Follow her on Twitter to read her latest posts.
6 Tips on How to Speed Up Your Computer

6 Tips on How to Speed Up Your Computer

Are you wondering how to speed up your computer to enjoy greater performance levels? Whether you’re experiencing slower streaming times or your device seems to freeze whenever you open up a new tab, slow computers are never welcome. However, there’s a few ways you can switch up your speed time and give your computer a …

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Where to Find Free OCR Software

Where to Find Free OCR Software

There’s something to be said for owning physical copies of books. It’s nice to flip through information easily without ever waiting for loading times or being caught in the fear of losing your place. However, when you’re trying to do a job where you have to combine the physical with the digital, things can get …

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19 Best Movie Streaming Apps in 2019

19 Best Movie Streaming Apps in 2019

Everybody loves a good movie — especially when they can kick back, relax and stream a film from home. Skip the movie theatre without paying a hefty cable bill to indulge in your favorite movies in the process. Here’s a look at some of our favorite low-cost — and free — movie streaming apps you …

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8 Platforms Needed to Survive the On-Demand Economy

8 Platforms Needed to Survive the On-Demand Economy

In today’s on-demand economy, also called a gig economy, consumers want goods and services faster than ever. Professionals are transitioning to roles that flexible in both location and duration. More workers want part-time, contract jobs with comparable salaries, and on-demand positions are expected to outweigh traditional full-time employees by 2020. This new economy is here …

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6 Android Phone Encryption Pros and Cons You Should Know

6 Android Phone Encryption Pros and Cons You Should Know

Encryption is a hot topic lately, especially as people have growing concerns about data security. If you’re thinking about encrypting your Android, here are some Android phone encryption pros and cons to help you decide what to do. 1. It’s a Security Booster One of the top reasons why many people encrypt their Android devices …

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How to Test for Dead Pixels

How to Test for Dead Pixels

Most of today’s screens are impressively bright, providing users with rich assortments of lifelike colors. But, if you’re dealing with a dead pixel, that’s a problem that can negatively impact the enjoyment you get from your screens. A dead pixel occurs when it stays turned off due to not receiving power. Transistor damage and manufacturing …

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How Secure Is Crypto in a Blockchain.info Wallet?

How Secure Is Crypto in a Blockchain.info Wallet?

If you’ve been taking deep dives into Bitcoin information lately and tried to find out more about cryptocurrency wallets, you’ve likely come across a web-based software wallet called Blockchain.com. You may also see some mentions of it associated with its former name, Blockchain.info. Some of the most common concerns expressed by crypto enthusiasts relate to …

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3 Ways Retail Intelligence Affects You

3 Ways Retail Intelligence Affects You

Artificial intelligence is making an appearance in nearly every industry. In healthcare, AI systems can sort through patient data faster than human workers, and can even assist with robotic surgery. In business, it can increase sales, detect fraud, track patterns and even predict future sales trends. AI is also beginning to make an appearance in …

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6 Best Advances in Robotics This Year

6 Best Advances in Robotics This Year

Robotics is a rapidly advancing field of technology, each year bringing modern innovations and designs. 2019 has been no different, with many new robotic concepts taking over industries. From 3D imaging bots used in farming to interactive robots able to diagnosis patients, there have been plenty of development you won’t want to miss. 1. Single …

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