Aussies hope free wi-fi on its beaches will lead to fewer drownings

Lifeguards in Australia have hit on an idea to use wi-fi to make the nation’s beaches safer. It’s a simple but clever idea that plays on our need to stay connected around the clock.
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The best Chrome themes

Sometimes you just want Chrome to show a little personality and ditch the grayscale for something a little more lively. Lucky for you, we’ve sorted through the Chrome Web Store to find best Chrome themes available.
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How to appear offline on Facebook

How do you make sure your friends and family can’t see if you’re on Facebook, even if you are? Here, we’ll show you how to turn off your active status on three different platforms, so you can browse Facebook without anyone knowing.
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Amazon has a huge team dedicated to enhancing Alexa and Echo

An Amazon executive on Tuesday revealed the huge size of the team that’s tasked with developing the Echo, the company’s smart speaker, and Alexa, the digital assistant that powers it.
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‘Superwoman’ YouTuber Lilly Singh taking a break for her mental health

Claiming to be “mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually exhausted,” popular YouTuber Lilly Singh has told her millions of fans she’s taking a break from making videos in order to recuperate.
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How to save a webpage as a PDF

Need to quickly save and share a webpage? The best way is to learn how to save a webpage as a PDF file, as they’re fully featured and can handle images and text with ease. Here’s how.
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Google’s Squoosh will get an image web-ready with in-browser compression

Google’s latest web app development is an image editing and compression tool, Squoosh. In just a few clicks, it can take a huge image and make it much lighter and web-friendly, all in your browser.
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Over a million veterans now eligible for Comcast’s Internet Essentials program

Comcast’s low-cost Internet Essentials program, which provides internet access for just $10 per month, has expanded to include U.S. veterans. One million veterans now qualify for the service.
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Zoom in close to famous artworks on Chicago Art Institute’s new website

Art lovers, listen up. The Art Institute of Chicago has given its website a serious makeover with new features that let you get up close and personal with more than 50,000 artworks by famous — and not so famous — artists.
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