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Microsoft Launches Mixer as a Twitch Alternative

Did you know Microsoft owned a live-streaming service called Beam? No, neither did we. But just as we’re finding out it exists, Microsoft is rebranding it to Mixer. As well as a new name, Mixer has gained new features, signalling Microsoft’s intent to compete with Twitch and YouTube. Show More Summary

10 Reasons Why You Should Care About WWDC

From June 5 through June 9, Apple will be holding its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). The five-day event, which is being held in San Jose, California, isn’t just an opportunity for macOS and iOS developers to get together and have a good time. Show More Summary

Ultimate Guide to Connecting LED Light Strips to Arduino

The rise of LED lighting has been stratospheric, and it’s easy to see why. They are cheap to produce, consume significantly less power than other lighting options, and in most cases don’t get hot, making them safe for a variety of uses. Show More Summary

What You Need to Know About Apple Watch Security

Even though the Apple Watch needs an iPhone to complete most tasks, the wearable still stores some of your personal data. With only your wrist and a passcode protecting it, how secure is your Apple Watch really? Apple’s wearable can control a smart home, pay for purchases, track exercise and much more. Show More Summary

Get A VPN Subscription For Life For Just $39

Are you looking for a way to protect your internet connection without spending too much money? Right now you can get a lifetime subscription to VPN Unlimited for $39! That’s less than many popular VPN companies charge for one year of...Show More Summary

10 New Instagram Features You Need to Know

Instagram initially made a name for itself with its filters, but it’s come very far from its early days. The social network keeps adding new features, and some of the latest ones look awfully familiar. Let’s take a look at 10 of the newest Instagram features and see if they remind you of another photo-sharing app. Show More Summary

Find the Best Health and Fitness Templates and Printables on the Web

Printables make you pay attention. There are plenty of websites and gadgets that can help you get fit. But sometimes all you need to do is go back to basics with pen and paper. An app may be fighting it out with other apps for your mind, but a humble printable makes things easier with a single stroke of the pen. Show More Summary

These Popular Windows Apps Use the Least Resources

When you choose a certain piece of software, what are your criteria for selecting it? Maybe you prefer the aesthetics over the competition or need features that its competitors don’t offer. These are valid reasons, but some people decide by another value: resource usage. Show More Summary

20 Tips Every First-Time Chromebook User Should Know

So you’ve taken the time to consider the Chromebook’s upsides and downsides and decided to get one? Great choice! I got my first Chromebook several months ago and I’ve never been happier with a laptop. And while your mileage may vary, I’m sure you’ll be happy with yours too. Show More Summary

The A-Z of Kodi: Everything You Need to Know

At first glance, Kodi is a simple app. When you run it for the first time, nothing looks too complicated or seems too confusing. And if you’re happy just to use the software at a very basic level, that’s all good. It is easy to set up and use. Show More Summary

LG G6 Review (and Giveaway)

The spring smartphone flagship season is upon us, and LG is coming out swinging with their brand new LG G6, the successor to last year’s modular LG G5. While we quite enjoyed the innovation that the G5 offered, it wasn’t so warmly accepted by consumers. Show More Summary

Qubes OS 3.2: The Most Secure Linux Operating System

There’s no shortage of Linux operating systems available. However, many Linux distributions (distros) are niche OSes. For instance, Kali Linux is an ethical hacking and penetration testing Linux distro. There are server Linux operating systems, media center Linux distros, and more. Show More Summary

How to Access the Android O Beta Right Now

We don’t know what it’s named yet, but the next version of Android (Android O) is coming soon. Google has recently announced some of the new features arriving with this version, including a better notification system and streamlined updates. Show More Summary

Google Authenticator Codes Stopped Working? Try This Quick Fix

With phishing scammers constantly coming up with creative ways to fool Gmail users into revealing their passwords, two-factor authentication is an important step to keeping your account safe. But if your Google Authenticator codes suddenly stop working, it might be related to a problem on your phone. Show More Summary

How to Fill Out PDF Forms Using Google Drive

Are you having trouble figuring out how to fill PDF forms? You aren’t alone. This isn’t just a common question — it’s an important micro-skill that every computer user should learn. While there are many ways to do this, and many of those...Show More Summary

Thursday Deals: Six of the Best [UK]

Approaching the bank holiday weekend with such great weather is a good sign that there will be a relaxing couple of days ahead. If you are worried about getting too relaxed and ending up horizontal then take advantage of the 19% discount on Withings’ Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor. Show More Summary

Imzy, the Friendlier Reddit, Is Shutting Down

Imzy, the self-styled friendlier alternative to Reddit, is shutting down. Imzy’s raison d’être was to offer a nicer, safer environment for people to communicate. So, given its demise, it appears people are perfectly happy with the slightly more rambunctious nature of other social media sites. Show More Summary

9 Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make When Building a Web Page

Creating a web page with HTML and CSS is pretty straightforward. But it’s easy to make mistakes, and there are quite a few things you might not think about. Most of the time, these small mistakes won’t make much of a difference. But in the long run, they can make your life more difficult. Show More Summary

You Can Now Try Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass

Having announced it in February, Microsoft has launched the Xbox Games Pass, with Xbox Live Gold members granted early access from today. On June 1, the service will be made available to everyone with Xbox Live. In one fell swoop, Microsoft will usher in a new era of gaming. Show More Summary

AirPods, Beats, and W1: Choosing the Best Wireless iPhone Headphones

Apple’s new AirPods have sold surprisingly well, but are they the best wireless iPhone headphones for your money? Wondering how best to stream audio from your Mac to a speaker or digital receiver? You don’t buy the device, you buy the ecosystem. Show More Summary

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