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What is GrubHub?
What is GrubHub? A friend of mine used GrubHub recently to place an order for food delivery, and I thought my readers would be interested in how this convenient smartphone app works. GrubHub is one the top online food ordering companies in the world. The GrubHub app and online service allow you to order food takeout or delivery from several thousand restaurants, in nearly 900 cities. . . . keep reading

What is Hulu?
What is Hulu? If you wanted to add a new source of content to your movie and TV watching, access Hulu ( Hulu is an online service with a variety of your favorite shows, documentaries, and movies. Hulu offers a free one week trial with limited access for those who want to try it out. The majority of the shows include commercials, and you can pay extra for a commercial-free experience. Showtime® is also available for all paid plans at an additional cost. . . . keep reading

What is a Drone?
What is a Drone? A drone is a remote-controlled robot that flies by an operator or flies using a programmed flight path. Drones are also known as unmanned aerial systems (UAS) or vehicles (UAV), and also called remotely piloted aerial systems (RPAS). Many drones have cameras for aerial photography, and can be equipped with other attachments, such as sensors and weapons. . . . keep reading

What is Venmo?
What is Venmo? Venmo is a smartphone app that allows you to send and receive money from family and friends. You can easily bill someone, split the check, or send money using Venmo. Signing up and using Venmo is fast and easy, as well as free. Socially connect through newsfeeds on Venmo as well. See who's paying who, leave a comment, and "like" things. . . . keep reading

What is Facebook?
What is Facebook? If you were someone who was trying to engage with friends and family online, then you want to be on social media. Facebook ( is a social media site where users network online. The site gives you connection to other online users who you choose to interact. . . . keep reading

What are iPhone alerts, notifications, badges, and banners?
Your iPhone will alert you when there's a message, voicemail, email or other updates. Your iPhone can alert you with a sound, or a text alert on your screen. There are different alert styles notifications, banners, and badges. You can also choose to not have any type of alerts on your iPhone by modifying settings. . . . keep reading

What is HootSuite?
What is HootSuite? HootSuite is an online system that manages all your social media accounts in one place. The most fundamental way of using HootSuite is to maintain, schedule and send a post to your social media profiles such as; Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, WordPress and more. . . . keep reading

How do you change the volume on an iPhone?
How do you change the volume on an iPhone? Apple is always introducing new systems and devices in technology, but the settings for iPhone's don't differ much. There are a few ways to change the volume levels on your iPhone. Knowing what volume level you want to change can help you customize your phone's volume settings to your liking. . . . keep reading

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