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How To Protect Yourself From Online Services Shutting Down

Internet

How To Protect Yourself From Online Services Shutting Down

Google’s unfortunate decision to shut down its RSS reader service, Google Reader, is an important reminder of just how unreliable the cloud can be. When using free online services, and in some cases even some paid ones, you can never be too sure what is going to happen to your content, and whether or not the service will be available a year from now.

18-05-2013
How To Protect Yourself From Online Services Shutting Down
Drafts: The Ultimate Notes App For The iPhone and iPad [iOS]

iPhone and iPad

Drafts: The Ultimate Notes App For The iPhone and iPad [iOS]

There are dozens of notes apps in the iTunes App Store, and if you’re an iPhone or iPad user, you probably have a few notes apps on your device already. Ever so often an app comes along with so many great features that it pushes similar apps to the side. Agile Tortoise’s Drafts is one such app that’s not just for taking and saving notes, it is also for sharing notes to dozens of other apps and services.

18-05-2013
Drafts: The Ultimate Notes App For The iPhone and iPad [iOS]
Everything You Need to Make Firefox Private & Secure

Browsers

Everything You Need to Make Firefox Private & Secure

When using Firefox – or any web browser for that matter – one of the best practices you can develop is to always be mindful of your privacy and security. You never know when someone could be snooping on you or intercepting your data. Indeed, being vigilant about this could mean the difference between a blissful browsing experience and maliciously stolen accounts. Encryption is great but there are other considerations you need to make.

17-05-2013
Everything You Need to Make Firefox Private & Secure
6 Useful Tools For Getting More Out Of Steam Games

Gaming

6 Useful Tools For Getting More Out Of Steam Games

Steam is packed with a variety of useful features you may not be aware of, but third-party developers have made utilities and websites that add even more features to Steam. From moving installed games to other hard drives without re-downloading them to managing your game backlog and seeing just how much money your Steam library is worth, these tools add a variety of missing features. Steam has gradually added features you once needed third-party programs for.

17-05-2013
6 Useful Tools For Getting More Out Of Steam Games
Which US Carrier Offers the Best iPhone Prepaid Plan?

iPhone and iPad

Which US Carrier Offers the Best iPhone Prepaid Plan?

Do you want to buy or own an iPhone but can’t afford the monthly fees? There’s something that the major post-paid carriers don’t want you knowing. You can have an iPhone and not pay ridiculous amounts of money. Here’s the secret: You don’t have to renew with Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile or Verizon. There are alternatives called MVNOs who lease spectrum wholesale from the big players and resell to the consumer at a much lower rate.

17-05-2013
Which US Carrier Offers the Best iPhone Prepaid Plan?
How To Protect WordPress from Intrusion: Your Must-Read Checklist

Wordpress & Web Development

How To Protect WordPress from Intrusion: Your Must-Read Checklist

Botnets around the world have turned their attention from sending out spam emails to systematically hacking into Wordpress installs; it’s a lucrative business given that Wordpress powers 40% of all blogs. Especially considering that even we fell victim to this, it’s about time we did a comprehensive post on exactly how to protect your self-hosted Wordpress install.

17-05-2013
How To Protect WordPress from Intrusion: Your Must-Read Checklist
Find Latitude and Longitude Coordinates & Ways To Use Them Online

Internet

Find Latitude and Longitude Coordinates & Ways To Use Them Online

Most of the time, when you’re looking for directions or want to find a location, you probably go directly to Google Maps (or whatever your favorite mapping tool is) and look up the address. Well, that’s fine when you have the address, or you know the names of the city, town or location that you want to find. However, there are plenty of cases when names of places aren’t so important as their location on the Earth.

17-05-2013
Find Latitude and Longitude Coordinates & Ways To Use Them Online
Which Is Best, A MacBook Air Or MacBook Pro? Both Models Compared Side-By-Side

Mac

Which Is Best, A MacBook Air Or MacBook Pro? Both Models Compared Side-By-Side

You might think Apple’s relatively small laptop selection would make choosing a model easy. For some people, that’s true, but for others the tight range of options and prices makes for a difficult choice. A consumer with $1,200 could end up looking at both versions of the Air and the 13-inch Pro. I think all of the MacBooks are a good choice, but the reasons why are various. I’ll help you sort through the clutter and decide which MacBook is for you.

17-05-2013
Which Is Best, A MacBook Air Or MacBook Pro? Both Models Compared Side-By-Side
iPaid A Lot: The 10 Most Expensive iOS App Store Downloads

iPhone and iPad

iPaid A Lot: The 10 Most Expensive iOS App Store Downloads

Various magazines and TV shows have been dedicated to the finer things in life, or at the very least the more expensive things in life. Are these things really worth that much, or is that just the price they put on them because they know rich people do stupid things too? Who knows. But here at MakeUseOf we’ll keep our extravagant spending somewhat useful. Let’s take a look at the Most Expensive iOS Apps available to those with caviar dreams and champagne wishes.

17-05-2013
iPaid A Lot: The 10 Most Expensive iOS App Store Downloads
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