What does it mean when a friend or coworker takes a bathroom break and uses the term “BRB”?We’ll explain what the popular acronym means, and how to use it properly. “Be Right Back” BRB stands for “be right back.” It’s used in online messaging and chatting when you have to leave your device to do something else temporarily. It’s typically used when you’re going to be gone for a short time to do a quick activity, such as going to the bathroom or answering the door. It implies that your conversation partner should wait for you to come back. It’s closely related to the acronym AFK , which stands for “away from keyboard.” AFK and BRB can be used interchangeably when one is taking a break from something. They can also be used together. For example, you might say, “AFK BRB” to let others know you’ll be away from your computer for a bit, but will be back soon. It can also be used with the idiomatic phrase “hold that thought” or “hold tight.” When either of these is used with BRB, … [Read more...] about What Does “BRB” Mean, and How Do You Use It?
The Apple Watch’s watchOS 7 update introduced a smart new feature for anyone concerned about hand hygiene in a post-COVID world: Handwashing detection. Here’s how it works and how you can turn it on or off. How to Enable or Disable Handwashing Detection To enable or disable handwashing detection, first launch the Watch app on your iPhone. Scroll down to find the Handwashing section and tap the “Handwashing Timer” option to enable it (or to disable it if it’s already enabled.) You can also enable Handwashing Reminders, which sends you a push notification if your Watch detects that you haven’t washed your hands within a few minutes of returning home. You can also enable or disable the timer directly from on your Apple Watch. Launch the Settings app, then enable Handwashing Timer under the Handwashing section. If you don’t see the option available then you probably need to install the watchOS update. You’ll need iOS 14 installed in order to do this , then you can … [Read more...] about How to Turn On Handwashing Detection on the Apple Watch
HBO Max might not be the oldest streaming platform on the block, but that doesn’t mean it’s lacking. Some of the most famous horror movies of all time can be streamed alongside recent fright-filled hits. Here are 10 of the best horror movies streaming on HBO Max . Table of Contents Day of the Dead The Exorcist Gremlins The Invisible Man It Jaws A Nightmare on Elm Street Poltergeist Scanners Us Day of the Dead The third movie in George A. Romero’s long-running zombie series, Day of the Dead , may not be as influential as Night of the Living Dead or as acclaimed as Dawn of the Dead , but it’s still an ambitious and unsettling horror movie. Romero further explores the idea of zombies gaining self-awareness, while also demonstrating that the greatest threat in any post-apocalyptic scenario is, of course, humanity itself. The Exorcist The kind of classic that is … [Read more...] about The 10 Best Horror Movies on HBO Max