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Roon Is A Slick, Easy-To-Use Blogging Platform You May Want to Try

Internet

Roon Is A Slick, Easy-To-Use Blogging Platform You May Want to Try

While WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr dominate the blogging scene, there are a few minimalist platforms that strip down the blogging experience to focus entirely on simply sharing your writing. Roon keeps things simple, all blogs are responsive (meaning you can view blog posts on your smartphone, for example, and it adjusts to the reader’s device), and couldn’t be easier to use.

31-07-2013
Roon Is A Slick, Easy-To-Use Blogging Platform You May Want to Try
6 Useful iOS Apps for Photographers

iPhone and iPad

6 Useful iOS Apps for Photographers

Let’s face it: people can get some pretty great shots with their iPhones, and these same people don’t even have a technical knowledge of how a camera works. Of course, this isn’t to bash the photography profession. After all, iPhones realistically can’t capture images akin to those which are made with high quality glass, right? Regardless of how you may feel about the iPhone photography trend, you too can use the device (and its tablet counterpart) to your advantage with the right apps.

31-07-2013
6 Useful iOS Apps for Photographers
Give Your Ears A Treat: 5 Alternative Ways To Discover New Music Online

Android

Give Your Ears A Treat: 5 Alternative Ways To Discover New Music Online

As we mature (or to put it more bluntly, grow old) our tastes in many things change. The movies that we loved as teenagers will no longer appeal, the food we turned our noses up at as kids will now set our taste buds on fire. And the music that shaped our formative years will give way to new genres, new tempos, and new bands. But where to find this new music our brains long for and ears crave?

31-07-2013
Give Your Ears A Treat: 5 Alternative Ways To Discover New Music Online
Don’t Get Suckered By The Facebook Graphic App Hoax [Weekly Facebook Tips]

Internet

Don’t Get Suckered By The Facebook Graphic App Hoax [Weekly Facebook Tips]

Remember the mass scare on Facebook a while back where almost everyone changed their status to “I want to stay connected to you PRIVATELY, but you need to uncheck this that and the other”? It has come around again, but this time it’s a meme about Facebook’s “Graphic App”. And guess what? It’s yet another completely pointless pile of rubbish tips that won’t protect anyone from anything. The first giveaway is in the supposed “Graphic App”, which doesn’t actually exist. From there on it just gets more and more silly.

30-07-2013
Don’t Get Suckered By The Facebook Graphic App Hoax [Weekly Facebook Tips]
Get Rid Of Facebook Annoyances With These 4 Great Firefox Add-Ons

Browsers

Get Rid Of Facebook Annoyances With These 4 Great Firefox Add-Ons

Many users fumble around with Facebook’s ever-changing interface and many reject what Facebook has become: ad-ridden and spammy. Is there any hope on the horizon? If you’re on Firefox, there are a few add-ons you can use to change the Facebook experience. Whether you want a drastic change or a slight tweak is up to you, depending on which add-ons you select to use. If you’re fed up with Facebook or you want to tweak some annoying features, give these add-ons a try.

30-07-2013
Get Rid Of Facebook Annoyances With These 4 Great Firefox Add-Ons
Open Source Matters: 6 Source Code Search Engines You Can Use For Programming Projects

Internet Programming

Open Source Matters: 6 Source Code Search Engines You Can Use For Programming Projects

Open source projects need all the help they can get. If not with funding, then with volunteers contributing to open source programming and free tools they can brandish. Search engines tuned with algorithms to find source code for programming projects are among the tools for the kit bag. While reusing code is a much debated topic in higher circles, they could be of help to beginner programmers and those trying to work their way through a coding logjam by cross-referencing their code.

30-07-2013
Open Source Matters: 6 Source Code Search Engines You Can Use For Programming Projects
The Internet In 60 Seconds

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The Internet In 60 Seconds

Did you know that in just 1 Internet minute, over 72 hours of videos is uploaded to YouTube; 15,000 songs are downloaded from iTunes; over 500 new websites are created; and Amazon makes about $83,000 in sales. The Internet is a bustling place and various different things can be happening at the same time. To break it all down, Qmee designed this straightforward infograph depicting the various activities performed online in a single minute.

30-07-2013
The Internet In 60 Seconds
5 Handheld Video Game Consoles You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Gaming

5 Handheld Video Game Consoles You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Do you know about some of the random, obscure consoles that came out back in the day and somewhat recently? Nintendo and Sony were not always the only game in town, it just happens that they are the ones to stick it out through the hard times. The original GameBoy may have been what truly blew the handheld market, but without some of these lesser-known handhelds, the market may have never exploded in the same way it has today.

30-07-2013
5 Handheld Video Game Consoles You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
2 Windows 8 Swype-Like Touch Keyboards Tested

Windows

2 Windows 8 Swype-Like Touch Keyboards Tested

On more than one occasion, I’ve found myself attempting to drag my finger around the keyboard on my Windows 8 tablet, only to be disappointed when only a single letter is entered. Swype-like input is simple, intuitive, and fast. So why can’t a Windows 8 tablet do that? Well, it can—sort of. There are a couple limited options you can choose from. They won’t be a perfect replacement for your keyboard, but they can offer some good Swype-style relief for those days when you really don’t want to lift your finger off the screen.

30-07-2013
2 Windows 8 Swype-Like Touch Keyboards Tested
Stop For A Grammar Check: 4 Areas Where You Can Improve Your Spelling & Grammar

Internet Web Culture

Stop For A Grammar Check: 4 Areas Where You Can Improve Your Spelling & Grammar

Being a freelance writer or journalist isn’t easy, particularly if you write in a language that isn’t your mother tongue. Yet, many foreign speakers are tempted to write in English because it promises a greater audience and thus better opportunities to earn a living. The drawback is that we are constantly struggling with the details of the little devils in the language.

30-07-2013
Stop For A Grammar Check: 4 Areas Where You Can Improve Your Spelling & Grammar
Stuff I Found On The Web – Excel Shortcuts, Teabag Ghosts, Crazy Texts & Free Coffee

Internet

Stuff I Found On The Web – Excel Shortcuts, Teabag Ghosts, Crazy Texts & Free Coffee

After a brief hiatus, “Stuff I Found On The Web” is back in business.  Today for your viewing pleasure, we have Excel shortcuts, flying teabags, a crazy dude texting people, and a coffee machine that gives out free coffee when you yawn. Do you have any links you want to share?  Then send them to me via Twitter and I will check them out.  No naughty NSFW stuff though. God is watching.

30-07-2013
Stuff I Found On The Web – Excel Shortcuts, Teabag Ghosts, Crazy Texts & Free Coffee
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