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Melissa Popp is Director of Digital Engagement for Altitude SEO, a boutique agency helping small businesses win with content online. As a digital strategist with a passion for technology and travel, she coaches her partners to connect with their audience through experience optimization, with the goal of retaining more loyal visitors, creating brand ambassadors, and increasing conversion goals. She can be found online writing for TripSavvy, TechNorms, and The Emmys. Past clients include Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, and Samsung.

BYTON – The Fully Immersive, Intuitive, Electric Smart Car Debuts at CES

Last year was all about the smart car at CES and this year is shaping up to be more of the same, without the hype from Faraday Future.

BYTON is a fully immersive, intuitive, electric smart car. Something that’s been done here or there by car manufacturers big and small the last few years but BYTON is doing it differently – they’re doing it all in one car for an affordable price tag for consumers.

BYTON comes with a beautiful touchscreen dashboard and a touchscreen steering wheel. Savvy? Safe? Time will tell.

We Are Off To CES 2018 and Here’s Everything We Are Taking With Us

Another year, another CES. Every year I tell myself I’m going to bring less, depend on fewer tech devices, and go with the flow – and every year I fail!

This year like so many before me, I decided to showcase what’s in my bag. No matter why you come to CES every year, chances are you bring some interesting stuff along for the ride. Here’s a look at what’s in my bag at CES 2018.

How to Use My People Hub in Windows 10 To Connect With Your Peers

As the Windows ecosystem becomes to bleed into other products, Microsoft is finding ways to make Windows 10 users more integrated with the world around them. The My People Hub is an interesting feature addition to Windows 10.

First teased in Spring’s Creators Update, it finally comes alive in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Let’s look at what My People Hub, how to get started with it, and whether it’s worth the effort to use.


12 Christmas Movies on Netflix That Everyone Can Enjoy

Who doesn’t love a good Christmas movie? Whether you celebrate or not, Christmas movies are filled with happiness, joy, togetherness, and more. Christmas movies have been a staple of the holiday season for decades.

From the good old-fashioned classics to Netflix’s library of new movies, there’s a movie out there for everyone each December. Let’s look at 12 of the best movies to watch on Netflix to bring a little Christmas cheer your way as the holidays come to town.

Finally, Spotify Comes to Xbox. Here’s How to Use It on Xbox One

At long last! Spotify’s come to Xbox One. If you didn’t download it day one like the rest of us, a quick visit the Xbox Store will change all that.

Once installed, you can listen to every crazy playlist, station, or band you want all while playing your way through your favorite games. Spotify for Xbox One is available in 34 countries now.


Windows 10 S: Microsoft’s Answer to Chrome OS or an Attempt to Make It...

During May’s MicrosoftEDU event, the company announced its Chrome Rival – Windows 10 S. Since then, things have been quite as far as release date, features, functionality, and more.

That’s not the case any longer. Windows 10 S joins the ranks of Windows 10 Home and Pro as options for consumers and professionals looking to effectively use the Windows operating system.

Let’s look at exactly what Windows 10 S is, who should use it, and how you can start using it now.


How to Disable Protected View in Microsoft Office

If you’ve ever used Microsoft Office for your document needs, you’ve no doubt been frustrated by Protected View. Protected View is a built-in security feature in the Office productivity suite.

In some cases, Protected View will also flag a document, spreadsheet, or file when it comes from a previous version of Office compared to what you’re currently using.

Let’s look at how to disable protected view in Office and what this means for security.


Google Drive for PC and Mac is Shutting Down. Avoid Data Loss by Upgrading...

Google has announced that come March 2018, the Google Drive for PC app will shut down. It is replacing the software that runs Google Drive for PC with its Backup and Sync app.

Starting December 11, 2017, Google Drive for PC will no longer be supported; come March 12, 2018, if you haven’t switched to Backup and Sync, your files could be in jeopardy to the void.

We look at what this means for Google Drive for PC users and why you should consider updating sooner rather than later.


How to Troubleshoot the Windows 10 Netflix App Playback Issues

When using Netflix on Windows 10, one of the most common errors you’ll see are related to the playback of video content. Whether a video pauses mid-play or something just won’t load, Netflix will usually tell you about it.

Let’s look at how to troubleshoot playback errors in Windows 10 so you can get back to watching now.


A First Look at All the New Features Coming to Windows 10 Fall Creators...

The original Creators Update changed the way Windows Update works, added 4K and 3D functionality, as well as improved a variety of background functions to increase the stability of Windows 10.

Let’s look at what we know about the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and what you can expect from the next version of Windows 10.

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