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Deals: How VPNs Can Protect Your Online Privacy

Now that Australian ISPs are officially required to collect metadata about customers communications, you may need to take online privacy into your own hands -- and VPNs are the best way to do it. Virtual Private Network (VPN) software effectively encrypts your online activity to help you surf the web free from the prying eyes of eavesdroppers. Show More Summary

Quick Review - Belkin USB-C 4-Port Mini Hub

With USB-C emerging as the new standard for connecting just about everything to your portable computer, the big challenge is both the number of ports and connecting legacy devices. While there are many docking station solutions around, many of those are too large for mobile workers. Show More Summary

This Terminal Dashboard Reminds You to Take a Break When You're Lost Deep Inside the Command Line

If you use the terminal a lot to code, then you know it’s easy to get lost deep inside those blinking commands. Tiny-Care-Terminal is a small little dashboard that reminds you to stop and take care of yourself every once in a while. Read more...

How to See If Your Instagram Posts Have Been Shadowbanned

Instagram has reportedly been “shadowbanning” certain posts, making them invisible on tagged pages. While it might not be a huge deal to casual Instagram users, it could be concerning if you rely on Instagram to market your business. This tool will tell you if you’ve been shadowbanned. Read more...

“We Run Away from Desperation:” Thoughts on Pursuing a Creative Idea

I recently recorded a Side Hustle School episode about Michelle D’Avella, a designer who spent several years building a blog before turning it into a full-time income. The first year she started her blog, she made $0. Last year, after experimenting with a series of virtual workshops and mentoring sessions, she made $50,000. Show More Summary

Is USB-C Really That Good?

As part of my project to find a perfect Windows 10 device for me, I'm currently testing a Dell XPS 13. I'm not going to pre-empt my review as it's still a work in progress. But The Dell, MacBook and several other systems on the market have decided to put all their eggs in the USB-C basket. Show More Summary

Uber Speaks About Tracking iPhone Users After App Uninstallations

"So I've heard you've been breaking some of our rules," was how a meeting began between Tim Cook and Travis Kalanick in early 2015, according to the New York Times. Uber had been tracking iPhone users after uninstalls, and until that point, evading Apple's attention. More »      

RetroPie In An Altoids Tin Is The Best Handheld Gaming System I've Seen In A While

A Youtube user named wermy managed to put RetroPie into an Altoids tin a while ago, but he was reluctant to open it up and show everyone because of all the ugly, visible wires inside. Now he's back with a new & improved version, thanks to 3D printing, and it looks pretty enough for him to show us its guts. More »      

A Med School Student's Advice On Waking Up Early

Med School Insiders has a video on getting enough sleep while dealing with the very demanding schedule of someone early in their medical career. It's a field notorious for early starts and long hours, so what's successful for them is probably worth listening to for anyone needing a little more spring in their step. More »      

Combat Constant Tiredness With Simple Changes To Your Routine

Some days, you're full of energy, on others... not so much. Even so, if you find yourself straddling the lower end of this scale more often then not, it might be time to contemplate a few lifestyle changes. And they don't have to be that radical, as this video from AsapSCIENCE explains. More »      

Use Google Drive To Safeguard Against Corrupt Email Attachments

Gmail is almost always reliable when it comes to attachments, but on the odd occasion a file or image you've sent is corrupted, you do have an option that essentially guarantees no problems -- uploading to Google Drive first. More »      

100 Business Ideas for You to Become Your Own Boss

For most of us nine-to-fivers, the idea of working for ourselves is a dreamy one indeed. Who doesn’t want to... The post 100 Business Ideas for You to Become Your Own Boss appeared first on Lifehack. There’s so much you can do when it comes to running your own business in this ever-expanding world. Business ideas include pet hotel, toy making...

What Is the Barre Workout and How Much It Can Benefit You

There’s no doubt that many a millennial seems to be hitting a healthier bar nowadays, and that’s barre with a... The post What Is the Barre Workout and How Much It Can Benefit You appeared first on Lifehack. Thinking of joining a barre class? We list the pros and cons to help you make the right decision.

Collate Is a Privacy-Focused Evernote-Style Notes App

Windows/Mac/Linux: When it comes to notes apps, you have a seemingly endless trail of options, but it’s rare to find one that’s cross-platform, supports the Evernote-style of rich notes, and works without needing an account somewhere. Collate is just that. Read more...

How to Tell If You Smell, Getting Started With 1Password, and the Virtues of a $500 Ice Machine

How can you tell if you stink? This week we learned a few ways to evaluate your own body odor so that you don’t funk up the place. We also got started with 1Password, dove deep into those notorious Cheerios seed packets, and more. Here’s a look back at this week’s most popular posts. Read more...

Seven Linguist-Backed Tips for Making Powerful Protest Signs

Today is the March for Science, and people all over the country are hitting the streets to protest all anti-science agendas and policies. If you plan on showing your support, there’s still time to make some memorable signs with these simple wordplay tips. Read more...

Learn How To Program In Python By Controlling Grand Theft Auto 5

Learning to code is always easier and more enjoyable when you're doing something fun with it. Programmer Harrison Kinsley decided that using Python to control a game of Grand Theft Auto 5 would be a pretty excellent way for intermediate...Show More Summary

Patch Fixes Broken Updates On Windows 7 And 8.1 Running Ryzen, Kaby Lake CPUs

Microsoft has gone ahead with its plan to disable updates on pre-Windows 10 operating systems running on newer AMD and Intel processors. While your machine won't suddenly stop working, it does mean your Windows 7 or 8.1 install won't benefit from the latest updates. Fortunately, a simple workaround is now available. More »      

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