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9 Handy Apps for Your Mac’s Menu Bar

Most of us glance at the Mac menu bar for the date and time, but with a few apps it can do much more — like handling email, keeping your Mac awake, and protecting your eyes for starters. Make the most of your desktop by prepping the menu bar with the right selection of apps. We’ve listed some of the best free and paid ones for you here. Show More Summary

Bing Isn’t Useless: It Can Test Your Download/Upload Speeds

What is your primary search engine right now? If you’re like most folks, then you’re probably using nothing but Google — and that’s fine, except maybe Google isn’t the perfect search engine for your needs. People like to hate on Bing,...Show More Summary

How to Quick Save Locations in the Windows Registry

The Windows registry is home to all sorts of ways to customize your computer and fix problems, but it’s not exactly user-friendly to work in. Long strings of names to find locations and a potentially confusing folder structure might frustrate users editing the registry. Show More Summary

Use This App to Make Your Uber Take You to Random Bars

If you love going on an adventure, the new app called Bar Roulette is tailor-made for you. In case the name of the app doesn’t give away its purpose, you use the app to book an Uber to take you to a random bar. The app is incredibly easy to use, and it’s safe (as safe as a night at the bar can be), since you won’t be driving. Show More Summary

How to Delete Old Gmail Messages in Bulk Using Filters

While Google gives its email users well over 10 GB of storage for messages, if you’re not diligent about decluttering your inbox, you might find yourself running dangerously close to using up that quota. I know this from personal experience. Show More Summary

How to Ace Your Next Skype Job Interview

Sitting in front of the person who’s going to decide whether or not you get a job is terrifying. You’d think that putting a great deal of distance between you and the maestro of your fate would make it easier, but in reality, doing a...Show More Summary

35 Classic Novels You Can Read for Free on Your Kindle

Reading classic works of fiction is one of life’s great pleasures. And for true bibliophiles, it’s a pleasure that can rapidly deplete your bank account. Fortunately, copyright laws being what they are, there’s a gold mine of classics that have outlasted their authors just long enough to be downloaded completely free of charge. Show More Summary

5 Easy-to-Setup Smart Home Gadgets for First Timers

Smart home automation sounds awesome in theory, but a lot of folks are hesitant to try it out for themselves because the learning curve seems too hard. If that describes you, then here’s good news: It’s easier than you think! Others don’t even bother because they think smart home products are too expensive or don’t offer enough value. Show More Summary

Improve iTunes for Mac With These Third-Party Tools

iTunes has been rocking the world since 2001. Since then, the software has grown considerably from a media player and library into a mobile device management application, music streaming service and marketplace for all things media.Show More Summary

6 Big Reasons to Upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04

The latest Ubuntu long-term support release arrived last month. Xenial Xerus, as it’s called, will receive security updates and bug fixes for the next five years. This makes it the ideal version for people who value a stable, predictable system. Show More Summary

Deals On The Coolest Looking Bluetooth Speaker, Home Theater, and More

Today, we’ve found a great deal on one of the coolest looking Bluetooth speakers out there. We’ve also spotted a lightning deal on a Razer gaming headset and plenty of other audio discounts. Bluetooth Speakers There are two fantastic...Show More Summary

You Can Use Trello to Manage Your Money; Here’s How to Start

Let’s face it: creating and managing a budget that actually works can be really hard, and that’s why so many people don’t have one. Thankfully, there’s a very simple and easy way to manage your weekly and monthly budgets using Trello. Show More Summary

How to Print from an Android Phone or Tablet

Printing hard copies of documents is one of the most basic tasks a computer can perform. But did you know that it’s almost as easy to do from an Android phone or tablet? It may be hidden away, but it’s possible on any device and doesn’t require any special hardware either. Show More Summary

The Convenience Rollup Halfs Your Windows 7 SP1 Installation Time

It’s been over 5 years since Windows 7 received service pack 1 (SP1), an update that compiled all important updates since Windows 7’s original release in 2009. Now, Microsoft has rather kindly announced the release of a “convenienceShow More Summary

The 7 Best Tools to Present & Share Your PDF Files Online

Adobe PDF files are becoming the standard “go-to” format, and it is easy to see why. They open on all operating systems, they can be password protected, copy and edit restricted, and printing can be disabled. Plus, PDF files aren’t affected by viruses, so you can open them with confidence. Show More Summary

Tell Microsoft What You Think of Windows 10, Facebook Live 24/7… [Tech News Digest]

Microsoft asks for feedback, Facebook goes Live 24/7, Amazon starts penny-pinching, Spotify gets more generous, and how Uncharted 4 would look in real life. What Do You Really Think of Windows 10? Somehow my PC just auto updated to Windows 10…. Show More Summary

10 DIY Alternatives to Picade for Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming

Retro gaming is surprisingly popular. Like a penchant for classic rock music and 80s TV, it is a nostalgia that we can attribute to the longevity of recorded media, and like old music and TV, retro gaming has been given a good shot in the arm by digital technology. Show More Summary

A Guide to Trello for Life and Project Management

Trello can help you manage any type of project, from personal and home to work and school. Using it is much easier than many probably expect and it really can be used for most any project. How does it work? What can you do with it? Where...Show More Summary

Lytro’s First Camera is Now Cheap – Should You Buy One? Review & Giveaway

When Lytro’s original “light field camera” arrived on the scene in 2012, it cost $399 and didn’t even ship with Mac compatibility out of the box. Four years on and you can pick one up for 75% less than the original retail price. YouShow More Summary

Safari vs. Chrome on OS X: Which Browser Is Right For You?

The browser war never ends. No matter how many times we compare all of the major browsers to determine a winner, the answer is always the same: learn what each browser offers and use the one that best suits your own needs. The problem...Show More Summary

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