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Ugandan citizens have, since July 1, been required to pay 200 Ugandan Shillings (USh) for daily access to social media and messaging services – including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter – in a government-imposed surcharge applied to their existing data plans. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #Uganda #socialmedia #tax #Ugandalife

From budget-yet-brilliant models such as the Xiaomi MiBand 3 to hardcore sports watches like the Suunto 9, these are the best new and innovative wearables you’ll be able to buy this year. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #wearables #FashionTech #WearableTech #activitytracker #accessories #fitnesslife #fitnessaddict #fitnesstracker #fitnessmotivation #gadgets #smartwatches

From fake virus alerts to phoney dating sites, new Android scams have targeted a huge number of victims so far this year. Here’s the rundown on the top three scams that worked the most often in the first few months of this year. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #android #androidnation #androidusersbelike #androidphone #androidvirus #scamseason

Netflix has an impressively large library, but the Netflix movie and TV choices you’ll see in the U.S. are different to what you’ll see elsewhere. With a Virtual Private Network (VPN), you can unlock even more movies, TV shows and documentaries with a click. Here's a look at the best VNPs for Netflix. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #Netflix #streaming #lifehack #tv #netflixaccounts #netflixers #netflixallday #netflixwithoutthechill

A Facebook glitch inadvertently set 14 million users’ sharing settings to public last month. Here’s what the bug means, and how it might have affected you. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #Facebook #facebookalgorithm #facebookpolitics #FacebookFeatures #privacy #facebooknews #dataleak

Memories that you might want to keep are increasingly likely to exist only on the internet — making them tough to preserve, protect, or search through. Read on for the best online tools to help you comb through the archived internet. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #archive #ArchiveEverything #archivedigitisation #archivesofinstagram #archived #archiver #hack #hackers #programmers

Think you’re safe to say whatever you want in a private email at work? Think again. There are a lot of misconceptions about what you can and can’t get away with in the modern digital workplace. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #atwork #email #emailtips #emailsecurity #emailprivacy #emailallthetime #emailcampains #emailproblems

If you're a designer, picking the right laptop is essential – you're going to spend over $1,000, so you'll want to make the right choice. We picked out the best laptops for designers, and explained the specs and budget you'll need to consider. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #design #designer #designessentials #design4life #designpalate #designtheory #digitalnomad

We rounded up some of the greatest tech hits of the 90s, and compared them to their modern equivalents to show how far technology has come in just a few short decades. You can hop in the technology time machine by clicking through the link in our profile! . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #90stech #retro #90s #electronics #retroelectronic #retrotech #90snostalgia #oldschool

The OnePlus 6 phone launch event covered a lot of ground. Here’s everything you need to know about the phone's glass build, its dual rear cameras, and the wireless earhones that go with it. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #OnePlus6 #technews #Technology #AndroidPBeta #OxygenOs #android #tech #google #smartphone #technology #smartphones

The Deep Web describes the hidden parts of the internet that can’t be found using search engines such as Google. Which is a lot. Check out TechCo's latest explainer for everything you need to know about the Deep Web: What it is, how it works, how it’s different to the Dark Web, and what everyone gets wrong about it. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #deepweb #deepwebtour #hackers #internethacks #hackercraft #internetpreneur #internet

Need less phone time? Google's got your back. From an easier way to activate Do Not Disturb mode, to a feature that will literally make calls on your behalf, you soon could be spending less time with your beloved Android phone. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #Google #phonebreak #phoneless #phonefreezone #phonefreeday #phonewars #googleio #googleio2018

Although their history occurred a long time ago in a galaxy far far away, much of what was portrayed even in 1977 has yet to become readily available for us humans. Between self-aware droids, interstellar travel, and of course lightsabers, humanity has only scratched the surface of the kind of tech shown in those movies. In honor of Star Wars day we at TechCo did some digging through the Star Wars universe to come up with some of their most innovative technology that we wish were reality. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #maythefourth #maytheFourthbewithyou #starwars #lightsaber #starwarsnerds #maytheforcebewithyou #maythe4thbewithyou

We've all faced down a massive terms of service agreement. Good thing @conorcawley has the skinny on which tech companies are the worst and how you can best deal with the problem. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #TOS #termsofservice #internetlife #termsandconditions #tldr #justtechproblems #Paypal

The tech community is getting more VC money than ever, and entrepreneurs looking for funding across the nation need to locate the right VC firm for them. That’s a truism that applies to startup founders in Boston as much as anywhere else, which is why we’ve tracked down all the major venture capital firms operating in and around the Boston area. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #Boston #Bostonentrepreneur #entrepreneur #VCfirms #venturecapital #list #VC #startups

From his shimmering golden hair to his cosmic aspirations, Branson being from another dimension is certainly a possibility. But Thor isn't the only 'Avengers: Infinity War' star to have a lookalike in the entrepreneurial world. You don't want to miss TechCo's very official "If the Avengers were tech entrepeneurs" roundup, at the link in our profile. Trust me, the Martin Shkreli/Loki resemblance is uncanny. . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #Avengers #avengersinfinitywar #Marvel #avengers3 #entrepreneur #MarvelsAvengers #infinitywar #thanos #ironman #thor #elonmusk

With a rise in remote working comes a shift in culture. Connection and structure are still essential – even if all-hands meetings happen over Google Hangouts, rather than in an overly-warm conference room. One of the biggest concerns raised by the ubiquity of all-remote workplaces? Online security. Here’s a look at the challenges, counterintuitive benefits and best practices that an all-remote workforce faces today. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #remotework #goingremote #workforcesecurity #stayathome #workfromhome #digitalnomad #nomadlife

Taunted by that small red sliver on the top right corner of their screens, people still have trouble enjoying social events without knowing exactly where the nearest wall outlet is situated. Fortunately, the world is getting a little more wireless every day. Read on for an explainer on the future of wireless charging from TechCo writer @conorcawley. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #wireless #wirelesscharging #wirelesssolutions #wirelesstech #phone #futureatyourfingertips #futurenow

In 2015, a worker in the San Francisco Bay Area earning $100,000 a year would need to put their entire post-tax salary into renting a three-bedroom apartment. Plenty of workers have had enough: In the final quarter of 2017, according to real estate company Redfin, more residents left San Francisco than any other major U.S. city. You’d be forgiven, then, for assuming the city is seeing a net loss of tech workers. But, you’d be wrong, according to a new report out from LinkedIn. On TechCo, @AdamRRowe takes a look at why the Bay Area isn't bleeding tech workers after all. [Link in Profile ^^] . . . . . #TechCo #TechCocktail #TechCoMedia #BayArea #movingtime #movingfromhere #movingexpenses #movingoutsoon #siliconvalley #siliconvalleylife