e-Why, What & How

Your guide to Web & mobile tools, products, apps & services, & how to use ’em.

The top 5 media players for Windows

Trying to choose a media player app is like deciding on a web browser: conflicting opinions abound, everyone wants to convert you to “their” app of choice, and you have so many options to wade through that you will drown under them all.

The best Windows 10 apps

Microsoft has announced they will start allowing desktop apps into the Windows Store. It’s a sensible move & one that’s long overdue, but does it spell the end for the oft-maligned Universal apps?

What are Google Now cards? 3 tips to get you started

It’s amazing to see how far Google Now has come since it launched in 2012 — yet perhaps more surprising is how many people don’t use it, and more surprising still is how many don’t know what it is. In short, Google Now is a better, sleeker alternative to Siri.
But the problem is that Google Now is more confusing for users than, say, Siri or Cortana, & it may all come down to terminology.

5 ways to transfer files from one computer to another

When you buy a new computer, you’ll want to transfer most of your existing files over to the new computer. A lot of people, who spend their time gathering vacation pictures & family videos, will want to make a big move leaving nearly nothing behind. Others, like myself, only keep the essential stuff; some documents they’re still working on & a few application installations they’ll be needing shortly.

The 5 popular chatbots in the business today

Instant conversations between businesses & their customers is becoming more & more essential. With this in mind, many businesses are starting to use artificial intelligent-run chatbots. Here are some of the famous ones.

7 reasons you’ll want to upgrade to Android Nougat

Android’s latest update is upon us, but while you might be interested in Android 7.0 Nougat, there’s a good chance that you’re pretty happy with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. So why would you want to upgrade?

5 encrypted email services worth checking out

Is that email you just sent out secure? Or will someone not in the loop gain access to it? Keeing your email away from prying eyes on the Web is very important these days. Fret not, though, there are open-sourced, free, & some paid email services that will provide CIA style encryption for your electronic correspondence.

5 workplace chat alternatives to ‘Slack’

Slack is a great chat tool, some say it still lacks some features. In this article, we tell our readers of some of the available alternatives that are giving Slack a run for the money.

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