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Fitbit Flex vs. Jawbone UP: A Comparative Review

Product Reviews

Fitbit Flex vs. Jawbone UP: A Comparative Review

In today’s world, nothing escapes the fact that we are moving in a direction where quantifying and recording stuff obsessively is sort of the norm. We use Foursquare to check into places, we annoyingly take photos of our meals with Instagram, and we share our thoughts on Twitter. So would it be much of a surprise if we also like to track the number of steps they take, or how much we sleep? Today, we’ll put the Fitbit Flex and the Jawbone UP against each other, and decide whether it’s the newcomer or veteran who takes home the gold. We’ll also be offering both devices, so enjoy the review then remember to join the contest.

23-05-2013
Fitbit Flex vs. Jawbone UP: A Comparative Review
It’s Not Only Wikipedia: 5 Offbeat Ways To Use Your Own Wikis

Internet

It’s Not Only Wikipedia: 5 Offbeat Ways To Use Your Own Wikis

You probably have a practical understanding of how Wikipedia works. To sum it all up, anyone can edit the information on a page, and they can do this quite quickly. These are the basic mechanics of how a wiki generally works, and Wikipedia just so happens to use it for their online encyclopedia. However, there are plenty of other purposes for this type of site. I’m here to offer a few suggestions for offbeat ways to use your own wikis.

23-05-2013
It’s Not Only Wikipedia: 5 Offbeat Ways To Use Your Own Wikis
There’s An App For That: 10 Household Items Replaced By Software [iOS]

iPhone and iPad

There’s An App For That: 10 Household Items Replaced By Software [iOS]

Smartphones and tablets have changed the way we live life. No longer can we wake up and lull around in bed without checking our email or Twitter mentions. Nobody worries about getting lost any more unless they’re low on battery, the smartphone user’s achilles heel in a world of do-everything devices. Our gadgets have also replaced a significant amount of physical objects, to the point where many of us wouldn’t consider buying a product when there is an equivalent piece of software that is up to the task.

23-05-2013
There’s An App For That: 10 Household Items Replaced By Software [iOS]
The Tried and True Free Launcher For Android – ADW Launcher

Android

The Tried and True Free Launcher For Android – ADW Launcher

A confession: I’ve avoided ADW Launcher for the past two years and I don’t know why. Maybe it was the not-so-catchy name of the app. Maybe I just had a bad day once and decided to shun ADW forever. Nonetheless, I regret avoiding this launcher for so long because it’s absolutely fantastic and deserves a try no matter who you are. But sometimes, the mainstream solutions are mainstream for a reason.

22-05-2013
The Tried and True Free Launcher For Android – ADW Launcher
How I Import Internet UFO Sightings Data Into A Google Spreadsheet

Internet

How I Import Internet UFO Sightings Data Into A Google Spreadsheet

In this article, I’m going to show you how to import any data that might be stored in a table on any website on the Internet, into your Google Spreadsheet. Think about the enormous volume of data that’s available on the Internet today in the form of HTML tables. Wikipedia alone has data in tables for topics like global warming. In my example, I’m starting out with a database on the National UFO Reporting Center

22-05-2013
How I Import Internet UFO Sightings Data Into A Google Spreadsheet
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