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Brie Barbee

Brie Barbee

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Brie is a writer from Portland, Oregon. She received a bachelor's degree from Portland State University in 2016, where she studied English and German. When she isn't writing about tech or pop culture, Brie enjoys reading, writing short stories, watching TV, crocheting, and snuggling with her two cats, Luna and Tally.

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How to delete your Gmail account (and what you need to know)

Whatever the reason for deleting your Gmail account, doing so is not a difficult process. Here’s a guide to help you along the way.
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How to add a signature in Gmail on desktop and mobile

Adding a signature in Gmail may seem tricky at first, but it's more than doable, especially with the right guidance. Here's how to do it in the app or the site.
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How to block an email address in Gmail to stop spam

Do you want to block an email address on Gmail? In this article, we'll explain how block email via both desktop and smartphone.
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How to easily log in to multiple Gmail accounts at once

It can be annoying to log in and out of email accounts every time you want to use them. But it's easy to log in to multiple Gmail accounts at once. Here's how.
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How to delete your Uber account

Whether you've decided to drive instead of ride or give the competition a try, deleting your Uber account is straightforward if you follow these basic steps.
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How to delete messages in Facebook Messenger

Ever wished you could erase the conversations you've had in Facebook Messenger? Well, you can, and the process is actually quite easy. Here's how to do it.

What is the Marco Polo app for Android and iOS?

Marco? Polo! Digital Trends is here to explain what on earth this app is, how it works, where it came from, and why these chats might come in handy right now.
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How to use Google Drive

Google Drive has become the go-to suite for those looking to work online and store documents in the cloud. Check out our comprehensive set of tips and tricks.
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How to livestream on Instagram

A livestream on Instagram is a great way to connect with followers in real time from anywhere. We'll show you how with these simple step-by-step instructions.
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How to add music to Instagram videos

Have you ever taken a beautiful video, only to have it ruined by noise? Here's how to add music to Instagram posts and your Story using Instagram and more.
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How to link Instagram to Facebook

Instagram and Facebook are built to work with one another, though, learning how to properly integrate the two can be confusing. Thankfully, with just the press of a few buttons, you'll soon be posting and sharing photos across the web with greater ease. Here's how to get started.
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Digital Trends Live: All-digital Xbox One S, hyper-flavorful basil, and more

On episode 111 of Digital Trends Live, Greg Nibler discussed trending news like Qualcomm and Apple's legal disputes and how technology will be used to rebuild Notre Dame. We were also joined Jim Carol on Gamechanger to talk about how his nonprofit is using gaming to connect with children in need.

Digital Trends Live: PlayStation 5, Samsung Galaxy Fold, and more

Episode 110 of Digital Trends Live saw the latest information for the PlayStation 5, and Amazon reportedly listening to private conversations to improve the Echo. We also sat down with Travis Schneider of PatientPop to discuss how healthcare providers are modernizing patient care.
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Digital Trends Live: Disney Plus, The Simulation Hypothesis, and more

On episode 108 of Digital Trends Live, we discussed trending tech news from the official launch date of Disney Plus and how to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy fold. We also welcomed computer scientist and author Rizwan Virk to the show to talk about why he thinks we could be living in the Matrix.
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Digital Trends Live: New Amazon Kindle, SpaceX, and scavenger hunts for adults

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, Greg Nibler and Adrien Warner discussed trending tech news like the first image of a black hole, and we sat down with Nicholas Flanders of Opus 12 to talk about CO2 is being recycled into other chemicals and fuels.
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Digital Trends Live: Apple music wins, 5G, In the Valley Below, and more

On episode 105 of Digital Trends Live, Greg Nibler discussed trending tech topics like Apple Music passing Spotify in terms of paid subscribers, and welcomed special guests like the Mayor of Portland, Ted Wheeler to discuss how major cities are approaching the implementation of 5G.
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Digital Trends Live: Amazon satellites, Women of the Manhattan Project, and more

On episode 103 of Digital Trend Live, Greg Nibler discussed trending headlines like Amazon's plans to launch over 3,000 satellites into orbit, and Snap's new AR Platform. We also sat down with Luke Larsen and Jordan Plawner of Intel to discuss the differences between machine learning and A.I.
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Digital Trends Live: Powerbeats Pro, Borderlands 3, and safer ridesharing

On episode 102 of Digital Trends Live, we discussed trending tech topics such as the latest Facebook breach and Verizon's 5G, and welcomed Diondre Lewis, president of ScoopM, to discuss safer ridesharing options than those currently offered by competitors like Uber and Lyft.
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Digital Trends Live: Impossible Burgers, best men’s body wash, and more

On episode 100 of Digital Trends Live, we welcomed guests Jeff Raider and Princess Sarah Culberson of Sierra Leone to the show, and sat down with smart home editor Kim Wetzel to talk about the growing problem of hidden cameras in Airbnb rentals and how to spot them.
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Digital Trends Live: iPhone leaks, Facebook tax, and How to be Alone

On episode 98 of Digital Trends Live, Greg Nibler discussed trending tech topics like iPhone leaks and Microsoft doing away with April Fool's Day pranks. He also welcomed comedian Lane Moore to the show to talk about her book, How to Be Alone.
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Digital Trends Live: Samsung Galaxy Fold, DNA-based data storage, and more

On episode 96 of Digital Trends Live, we discussed trending topics such as the latest news about the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Spotify's latest podcast acquisition. We also welcomed guests like Maggie McGrath, the editor of Forbes Women, and Aaron Smith of ADP to the show.
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Digital Trends Live: Facebook passwords, Gaming Under the Influence, and more

On episode 93 of Digital Trends Live, we discussed trending tech news like Apple's next event, and Facebook not properly storing passwords for years. We were also joined by Zale Schoenborn, a former engineer at Intel and the founder of Pickathon.
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Digital Trends Live: MySpace server failure, neuroscience in marketing, and more

On episode 90 of Digital Trends Live, host Greg Nibler discussed trending tech news such as MySpace losing 50 million songs due to a server failure. Smart Home editor Kim Wetzel also stopped by the studio to discuss the differences between the Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home Mini.
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Digital Trends Live: Tesla Model Y, The Missing Link, and good digital hygiene

On episode 89 of Digital Trends Live, we discussed trending topics such as the unveiling of the Tesla Model Y and Google's keynote at the Game Developers Conference. We were also joined by Andrew Rossow to discuss good digital hygiene in the age of online trolling and cyberbullying.
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Digital Trends Live: Facebook outage, best of SXSW, and more

Episode 86 of Digital Trends Live saw a new Guinness World Record in time for Pi Day and the aftermath of a widespread Facebook outage. Digital Trends correspondent Pavi Dinamani also stopped by the show to talk about some of the best tech at SXSW, and Drew Prindle discussed the latest OneWheel.
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Digital Trends Live: Apple’s March event, Huawei 5G concerns, and SXSW coverage

On episode 84 of Digital Trends Live, host Greg Nibler discussed trending tech topics like Apple's March 25 event, and security concerns regarding Huawei's 5G networks. We were also joined by Titania Jordan of to discuss how to keep teens safer online.
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Digital Trends Live: Google Chrome exploit, CyberHat, and Panasonic S1 unboxing

On episode 82 of Digital Trends Live, Greg Nibler discussed trending tech topics like a Google Chrome exploit, and Apple taking on AR glasses. We also sat down with Yifat Bar-Eli to talk about CyberHat and how white hat hackers are approaching cyber security.
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Digital Trends Live: Save the Internet Act, T. rexes in VR, and more

On episode 79 of Digital Trends Live, we discussed trending headlines like a new bill in the House to restore net neutrality and joined editor in chief Jeremy Kaplan on location at the American Museum of Natural History to discuss T. rex: The Ultimate Predator, which features an immersive VR experience.
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Digital Trends Live: MWC 2019, ezCater, and an Apple streaming service

On episode 76 of Digital Trends Live, we discussed trending news like the best products from Mobile World Congress 2019, and sat down with John Hall of and Briscoe Rodgers of EzCater to discuss how tech is changing the ways businesses and people live their lives.
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Digital Trends Live: Lime scooter bug, influencer marketing, and Apple’s iVan

On episode 74 of Digital Trends Live, Greg Nibler discussed tech topics like rumors of the Apple iVan and a firmware bug that causes Lime scooters to suddenly slow down during transit. We were also joined by the director of U.S. business development at Shoperr, Jason Dodier.
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Digital Trends Live: Oscar visual effects, digital distractions, and more

On episode 72 of Digital Trends Live, we discussed news including the discovery that Google's Nest Secure has a hidden microphone, and welcomed author Brian Solis to the show to talk about his latest book. We were also joined by DT's Parker Hall to compare the Galaxy Buds and AirPods.
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Digital Trends Live: Amazon’s carbon footprint, ventriloquist Terry Fator, more

Episode 70 of Digital Trends was packed with trending headlines like Amazon's push to reduce their carbon footprint, a Razer laptop unboxing, an interview with America's Got Talent winner Terry Fator, and an exclusive look at the show floor of the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show.
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Digital Trends Live: Google mapping errors, S10 rumors, and more

On episode 69 of Digital Trends Live, host Greg Nibler discussed trending news like the leaked Galaxy S10 commercial lightsaber dueling becoming an official sport in France. We also welcomed guests Atif Siddiqi and Marc Escapa to the show for interviews.
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Digital Trends Live: Amazon HQ, Guy Kawasaki, and when to buy a streaming stick

On Episode 66 of Digital Trends Live, Greg Nibler discussed breaking news like Amazon calling it quits for its headquarters in NYC, and we were joined by guests including Caleb Denison, and Carlos Angulo from Vizio to talk about smart TVs and when to buy a streaming stick.