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Accessing An Old Hard Drive Without Taking Apart Your Computer: Here Are Your Options

Technology Explained

Accessing An Old Hard Drive Without Taking Apart Your Computer: Here Are Your Options

If your old computer breaks and it’s just not worth repairing, the problem arises of how to access your data. Getting the drive out of the old PC is usually pretty easy, even on a laptop, but trying to then transplant that drive into a new machine presents a whole new realm of problems.

20-02-2013
Accessing An Old Hard Drive Without Taking Apart Your Computer: Here Are Your Options
How We Watch Movies [INFOGRAPHIC]

Web Culture

How We Watch Movies [INFOGRAPHIC]

It was only a mere 15 years ago when I was working at Blockbuster Video in Scotland, raising money for my numerous overseas travels. Back then, the VHS videotape ruled supreme, and DVD’s were something that had just been introduced (and were a bit of a passing fad, not expected to last). Now, 15 years on, Blockbuster is gone, the videotape is becoming extinct, and we have moved on from DVD’s to Blu-Rays and 3-D television. Isn’t technology wonderful?

20-02-2013
How We Watch Movies [INFOGRAPHIC]
Win Auctions From Your Pocket With Windows Phone’s eBay App

Win Auctions From Your Pocket With Windows Phone’s eBay App

Winning an auction that ends when you’re away from your keyboard has proved much tougher – which is where mobile apps come in. Available free from the Windows Phone apps + games service, the eBay app doesn’t only let you purchase, however. With eBay installed on your device, you can browse, buy and sell, making great use of your handset’s camera and keyboard!

20-02-2013
Win Auctions From Your Pocket With Windows Phone’s eBay App
Learn How To Get the Most Out Of Your iPhone With The iPhone Secrets App

iPhone and iPad

Learn How To Get the Most Out Of Your iPhone With The iPhone Secrets App

We here at MakeUseOf try to highlight the best and most useful tips and tricks for using the latest version of Apple’s iPhone, its most current operating system, iOS 6, and even how to’s for better iPhone photography and videography. But if you are a beginner on iPhone, or you just haven’t had time to learn how to get the most out of the device, you might want to check out the well designed magazine app, iPhone Secrets.

20-02-2013
Learn How To Get the Most Out Of Your iPhone With The iPhone Secrets App
How to Use Google Reader, Metro-Style, With Nextgen [Windows 8]

Windows

How to Use Google Reader, Metro-Style, With Nextgen [Windows 8]

Add a beautiful, Metro-style Google Reader app to Windows 8. If you like your reading experience to be clean, quick and smooth – and you’re a recent convert to Windows 8 – this is the app you’ve been looking for. It even comes with offline reading support. Nextgen Readers does what every Windows 8 app should aspire to: offer a great tablet interface without compromising the desktop experience.

20-02-2013
How to Use Google Reader, Metro-Style, With Nextgen [Windows 8]
Yarny – Take Your Creative Writing To The Clouds With The Distraction Free Editor

Internet

Yarny – Take Your Creative Writing To The Clouds With The Distraction Free Editor

Writing is almost like meditation. The mind whirrs around a million thoughts, but anyone who has been in the zone will attest to the fact that the calmness enveloping it shuts off the writer from the rest of the world. Creative work needs silence and a distraction free environment to connect those million thoughts. I am a writer in the very basic sense of the word and I have gone through my basic share of distraction free editors.

20-02-2013
Yarny – Take Your Creative Writing To The Clouds With The Distraction Free Editor
5 Tried & True Tips For Winning At Instagram & Getting Tons Of Likes

Internet

5 Tried & True Tips For Winning At Instagram & Getting Tons Of Likes

When it comes to getting noticed on Instagram, there are basic rules to follow as would be the case with any social network – post regularly, interact with users, include an interesting description with your photos that will get other users attention. Beyond that, there are a few Instagram-specific ways to ensure that you can gain more followers, gain more likes, and pretty much win at Instagram.

20-02-2013
5 Tried & True Tips For Winning At Instagram & Getting Tons Of Likes
What Are Your Hopes and Fears for Next-Gen Games Consoles? [You Told Us]

Gaming

What Are Your Hopes and Fears for Next-Gen Games Consoles? [You Told Us]

Behold, the eighth generation of video games is upon us. The Wii U has already been launched, with Nintendo dropping the successor to the Wii at the end of 2012. Sony and Microsoft will follow suit shortly, with Sony perhaps having unveiled the PlayStation 4 by the time you’re reading this. By the end of 2013 all three next-gen consoles are expected to be out in the wild. The video games industry is at an important junction.

20-02-2013
What Are Your Hopes and Fears for Next-Gen Games Consoles? [You Told Us]
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