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Quickly Research How Your Favorite Online Services Make Money

Internet

Quickly Research How Your Favorite Online Services Make Money

Find out how your favorite sites on the web make money. “How Do They Make Money” is an interactive site that lets you quickly find your favorite tech companies, and you should check it out. Why? It’s not a bad question. Most web users seem not to care how their favorite sites make money – until a given site makes a policy change they don’t like. There are patterns behind the madness. Almost every site on the web needs to generate some revenue.

12-01-2013
Quickly Research How Your Favorite Online Services Make Money
PCLinuxOS: A Linux Distribution Which Mixes And Matches Software For A Better Experience

Linux

PCLinuxOS: A Linux Distribution Which Mixes And Matches Software For A Better Experience

It’s an understatement to say that Linux users have plenty of choice when it comes to which distribution they’d like to use. There are multiple approaches to accomplishing the same tasks, from what kind of packages (such as .deb or .rpm) are used to what packages are included by default on installation media to the purpose of a distribution — whether it’s stable or cutting edge and if its pure or accepting of proprietary software.

12-01-2013
PCLinuxOS: A Linux Distribution Which Mixes And Matches Software For A Better Experience
IObit Smart Defrag: A Superb Hard Drive Defragmentation & Optimization Tool [Windows]

Windows

IObit Smart Defrag: A Superb Hard Drive Defragmentation & Optimization Tool [Windows]

Do you defrag your hard drive? If not, you should and you must understand the importance before you read on. There are some excellent articles on MakeUseOf which discuss defragmenting, but perhaps the best and most recent article is 3 Excellent Defrag Utilities & Why You Still Need to Defragment In 2012 by Tina. Smart Defrag wasn’t included in the “3 excellent defrag utilities” in her article, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t excellent.

12-01-2013
IObit Smart Defrag: A Superb Hard Drive Defragmentation & Optimization Tool [Windows]
Get Creative With Evernote: 10 Unique Uses You Haven’t Thought Of

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Get Creative With Evernote: 10 Unique Uses You Haven’t Thought Of

Evernote is one of the ultimate tools in productivity, and with a wide variety of multiplatform apps, there’s no limit to the way that you can use the service. We’re big fans of Evernote here at MakeUseOf, for lots of reasons, so we’ve written a list of 10 unique ways you can use the service – with some tips and tricks you might not have thought of.

12-01-2013
Get Creative With Evernote: 10 Unique Uses You Haven’t Thought Of
Penniless Because of the Holidays? 8 Money-Stretching Subreddits

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Penniless Because of the Holidays? 8 Money-Stretching Subreddits

A secret corporation doesn’t want you knowing that prices actually go up on average from Black Friday until the end of December. However, immediately following the West’s orgy of gift giving, prices become flaccid. How do we, as consumers, take advantage of this situation? Having personally gone broke after throwing away money on underappreciated gifts, it occurred to me that finding good deals was more important than ever.

12-01-2013
Penniless Because of the Holidays? 8 Money-Stretching Subreddits
Scan – An Easy To Use QR & Barcode Scanner [iOS]

iPhone and iPad

Scan – An Easy To Use QR & Barcode Scanner [iOS]

Scanning QR codes and barcodes can be useful in all kinds of situations. Perhaps you want more information about a certain product? Maybe someone gave you a business card with a QR code on it that takes you to their website? Whatever the reason, QR codes and standard barcodes are a part of the world in which we live, and they show no sign of going anywhere anytime soon.

12-01-2013
Scan – An Easy To Use QR & Barcode Scanner [iOS]
10 Tips For Improving Your Google+ Status

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10 Tips For Improving Your Google+ Status

There are mixed reviews about the growing popularity of Google+. As yet another social networking site, Google+ hasn’t of course been around as long as Facebook and Twitter, so it may be too early to judge its viability. However, if you’re looking to enhance your presence on Google+, now’s a good time to get started. In this article I’ll highlight and recommend tips and suggestions to get you started for improving your status on Google+.

12-01-2013
10 Tips For Improving Your Google+ Status
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