Phillip Tracy

Phillip Tracy is a former technology staff writer at the Daily Dot. He's an expert on smartphones, social media trends, and gadgets. He previously reported on IoT and telecom for RCR Wireless News and contributed to NewBay Media magazine. He now writes for Laptop magazine.

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Here’s how to use AirDrop—so you can stop using email to send files

This often-overlooked feature lets you transfer any file you want.

On Jun 23, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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The E.U.’s new copyright law spells disaster for the internet (updated)

It could do a lot more than kill memes.

On Jun 21, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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The OnePlus 6 is the best smartphone you’ve never heard of

It’s hundreds of dollars cheaper than iPhone and Galaxy devices.

On Jun 20, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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What is Google Voice? How to use the free phone service with killer features

There are still compelling reasons to use the aging call service.

On Jun 19, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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What is a good internet speed, really?

Put an end to buffering, lag, and slow load times.

On Jun 16, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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How to share a Google Calendar with friends, family, and coworkers

Sharing a calendar gives guests real-time visibility of your schedule.

On Jun 15, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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Is the LG G7 the phone we’ve been waiting for? ThinQ again

AI smarts can't put LG's flagship ahead of the iPhone and Galaxy phones.

On Jun 14, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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People are already making questionable decisions with Elon Musk’s flamethrowers

Don't try this at home.

On Jun 12, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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How to do a reverse phone number lookup without paying a dime

Don't get scammed by paying sketchy services.

On Jun 12, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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The people who built your Amazon Kindle are subjected to terrible working conditions

Long work hours and an illegal workforce are among dozens of troubling allegations.

On Jun 11, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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This simple trick will let you save videos from Facebook

Want to save your favorite videos before you lose them? Follow these easy steps.

On Jun 10, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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The 6 best free fax services for sending and receiving documents

Each one has its pros and cons, so be careful which you choose.

On Jun 9, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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Facebook makes a rival out of Twitch with streaming platform

It also created a program for up-and-coming creators.

On Jun 8, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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These free apps will help you identify that song stuck in your head

Some services let you sing, whistle, or hum the tune.

On Jun 8, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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The latest Facebook privacy blunder set 14 million users’ posts to public

It took four days to fix the error and even longer to protect posts.

On Jun 7, 2018 by Phillip Tracy