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10 Awesome Educational Websites for Kids You Must Bookmark

I bet learning was never as much fun or engaging when you were growing up as it is now at the height of the Internet era. If you’re a parent or a teacher looking for resources to help your kids take their academic and non-academic education a notch higher, you don’t have to look too far. Show More Summary

19 Brilliant Gift Ideas for Music Lovers

Are you having a hard time finding gifts for friends and loved ones this year? Are you looking for a gift for someone who is always tapping their foot and singing in the shower? Though we all have different tastes and musical preferences, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t have a favourite musical genre or artist. Show More Summary

12 Ways You Can Make the Web a Better Place

The World Wide Web can be a rough place, but there’s a lot you can do to make it better for yourself, and others. Here are 12 practical ideas you can start on right now! 1. Take Quick Tests To Help Companies Design Better Sites Why:Show More Summary

Setting the Record Straight on Edward Snowden and the Paris Attacks

In the wake of the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, there’s been a great deal of discussion in the United States and around the world about data surveillance programs, their merits, and whether or not the public’s greater awareness...Show More Summary

16 Excel Formulas that Will Help You Solve Real Life Problems

A lot of people view Excel as a tool that’s only good for business applications, but when you see the simple and useful formulas below, you’ll see that Excel can also help you solve real life problems at home. Whether you’re shopping...Show More Summary

13 Awesome Gifts for the IT Support Person in Your Life

Everyone has someone they call when their PC throws up a strange error message or when they need their new printer installed — and there’s no better time to thank them than the holiday season. Whether they do it as a day job or are just...Show More Summary

4 Simple Fixes for Google Play Store Problems

If you’ve got an Android phone, it’s almost a given that you acquire all your apps from the Google Play Store. But what happens when it stops working? This week, Kannon Yamada looks at how to uninstall and reinstall the Google Play Store when things go wrong. Show More Summary

9 Simple Tweaks to Customize Excel to Your Needs

Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet tool, and while you can customize it with awesome add-ins, some of the best options are inside Excel itself. We won’t discuss temporary fixes that only last for one session here, but rather permanent tweaks so you change how Excel works. Show More Summary

The 20-Year-Old Features Hidden In Your Mac

Apple has been making computers and software for a long time, but El Capitan is totally modern —right? There’s no way it includes any elements from the 90s. Wrong. Believe it or not, there are a few bits and pieces from the days of classic Mac OS still remaining in OS X El Capitan, though they’re a little hard to find. Show More Summary

Free eBook: ‘Drones For Dummies’ And Parrot Bebop Drone Giveaway

Is there anything cooler than drones? You can attach a camera to them and make some of the coolest videos ever. If you don’t want to record your flights, you can also just have a ton of fun flying one around. But getting into the world of drones is pretty complicated, and you definitely don’t want to just go in blind. Show More Summary

The 8 Best Free MMOs You Don’t Have to Download

Most of the big-name MMOs, like World of Warcraft, EVE Online, and Star Wars: The Old Republic, take up a lot of space on your hard drive; Final Fantasy XIV takes up 30 GB! If you’re on an old computer, or just don’t have very much space on your drive, this could be a problem. Show More Summary

Fight Social Media Censorship, Check Traffic Cameras… [Tech News Digest]

Fight social media censorship, check traffic cameras on Bing, fund special needs education with Android Pay, turn Google into the opening credits from Star Wars, and hear dumb people say dumb stuff. The EFF Fights Online Censorship EFF & ImpactVI have launched (@censored) to track censorship on social media platforms. Show More Summary

9 Impressive Home Automation Gadgets Family & Friends Will Love

How awesome would it be if you could control a coffeemaker with your smartphone? Or what if your showerhead could play music streamed from your tablet or laptop? Would you be impressed by an outlet that turned on whenever you entered...Show More Summary

Need to Blow Steam? Try Venting at These Online Listeners

Everyone has things they need to get off their chest. Whether you just had a bad day at work and want to blow off steam or are going through an extended valley, having someone to talk to can relieve some of the stress and pressure. 7 Cups of Tea (shortened to 7 Cups) is a free website that allows you to connect with thousands of volunteer listeners. Show More Summary

How One Simple Tweet or Post Can Destroy Your Life

Social media users — everyday people like you and me — have a tremendous amount of power today. And when that power is combined with the pervasive growth of outrage culture, social media becomes a destructive force that can ruin innocent lives. Show More Summary

How to Change the Name of Your Windows 10 Computer

Are you sick of your computer being called “windows-user-pc1? or some other random string of numbers and letters? Would you like to change it to something that flows off the tongue a little better, like “Living Room PC” or “1337 G4ming...Show More Summary

How to Add Even More Tiles to the Windows 10 Start Menu

Want to display more tiles in the Start menu? The Windows 10 November update, which upgrades you to version 1511, makes that possible. Here’s the simple tweak that activates the feature. Go to Settings > Personalization > Start and look...Show More Summary

How Much Better Would Work Be If We Could Play Games During It?

Going to work everyday isn’t fun for most people. We do it because we have to, not because we want to. But what if work could be fun? What if we could go to work and play games everyday? The infographic below takes a serious look at 12 reasons why letting employees play games during work is actually a good thing. Show More Summary

Venmo vs. Google Wallet: Send Money to Friends Easily

Cash is old news. The next time your friend or family member covers you for dinner, a movie ticket, or even a night out on the town, there’s an easier and classier way to pay them back — one that doesn’t involve inconvenient dollar bills. Show More Summary

The Presidential Candidate Who Wanted To Ban Computers

There’s no shortage of people who want to be the next President of the United States of America. But beyond the big names – the Marco Rubios, Hillary Clintons and Bernie Sanders – there’s a legion of lunatic and joke candidates you probably haven’t heard of. Show More Summary

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