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Two Simple Ways To Find a Job Or Save Money With Yahoo Pipes

Internet

Two Simple Ways To Find a Job Or Save Money With Yahoo Pipes

Do you want to save money or find a job? Yahoo Pipes helps with both by grabbing the data you want, like job openings, and feeding it to you immediately. On top of that, it’s remarkably easy to set up and use. The Pipes technology represents the web’s greatest secret – a ridiculously powerful information-gathering system that, shockingly, very few users have heard about. Its obscurity partly relates to the complexity in building a Pipe.

05-01-2013
Two Simple Ways To Find a Job Or Save Money With Yahoo Pipes
Why The Drawing & Sketching App Paper Won Apple’s iPad App For 2012

iPhone and iPad

Why The Drawing & Sketching App Paper Won Apple’s iPad App For 2012

The sketch and drawing app, Paper, recently won Apple’s 2012 iPad App of the Year Award, and it is very easy to see why. Even if you’re not an artist but are a true fan of the iPad, you will want to check out the unique, custom user interface of Paper. There are dozens of drawing apps in the iTunes Store, but Paper is about as near as it gets to an app that resembles an analog paper notebook.

05-01-2013
Why The Drawing & Sketching App Paper Won Apple’s iPad App For 2012
Capture Vintage-Looking Images Through Old Virtual Cameras With Retro Camera [Android]

Android

Capture Vintage-Looking Images Through Old Virtual Cameras With Retro Camera [Android]

Who doesn’t like taking photos with their smartphone? Of course, taking the photo itself is usually just half the fun. The other half (the “larger” half, some would say) is applying funky effects to those photos. Apps like Instagram and FX Camera make it easy to apply beautiful effects to your images, and often have creative names for those effects like “Willow” or “Orton”. Retro Camera is very much like those two apps.

04-01-2013
Capture Vintage-Looking Images Through Old Virtual Cameras With Retro Camera [Android]
Tech Through 90-Year-Old Eyes: Are We Really Better Off? [Feature]

Web Culture

Tech Through 90-Year-Old Eyes: Are We Really Better Off? [Feature]

Young people tend to look at the older generation as second class citizens when it comes to technology. This is apparent from jokes we see online every day, and it stems, among other things, from the real need to help our parents and grandparents cope with the huge technological advances of the last ten years or so. But what is it like for them? Are they really making use of everything technology has to offer, or are they merely standing at the sidelines of this revolution? I spoke to two tech-savvy 80-something ladies to seek the truth.

04-01-2013
Tech Through 90-Year-Old Eyes: Are We Really Better Off? [Feature]
Make Sure You’re Clean With These Free One-Time Scan Antivirus Tools [Windows]

Windows

Make Sure You’re Clean With These Free One-Time Scan Antivirus Tools [Windows]

It sucks to be constantly bombarded by computer-related threats, whether they’re spyware, malware, viruses, keyloggers, or whatever else. A popular way to combat this problem is to install an antivirus solution that sits in the background and keeps you safe. But no matter what resident solution you’re using, it might not catch each and every infection. That’s where the one-time-scanner steps in.

04-01-2013
Make Sure You’re Clean With These Free One-Time Scan Antivirus Tools [Windows]
7 Windows Frustrations You Can Quickly Fix

Windows

7 Windows Frustrations You Can Quickly Fix

Windows might be popular, but it isn’t perfect. There are a number of frustrating things that can occur while using a Windows desktop – from windows disappearing off your screen to annoying pop-ups and notification messages. We’ll show you how to quickly fix these common Windows frustrations and get back to work (or play).

04-01-2013
7 Windows Frustrations You Can Quickly Fix
Automatically Sync SD Card Directories To DropBox With DropSpace [Android]

Android

Automatically Sync SD Card Directories To DropBox With DropSpace [Android]

If you’re anything like me, the new year is a time for refreshing and changing things. Something I like to do for my phone is to check if there’s now a better way of doing things, so I don’t get stuck using old clunky tools when something better has cropped up. As a result, I’ve just removed a huge amount of apps and replaced them with things that work much better. One big aspect of this overhaul is the backup system, which can be quite streamlined thanks to some great apps.

04-01-2013
Automatically Sync SD Card Directories To DropBox With DropSpace [Android]
What Is NFC & Should You Buy a Phone That Has It? [MakeUseOf Explains]

Technology Explained

What Is NFC & Should You Buy a Phone That Has It? [MakeUseOf Explains]

If you’re in the market for a new phone in 2013, you’re probably going to hear about something called NFC, and how it’s apparently changing the world. Don’t be fooled by the sales talk though. Read this so you know exactly what NFC is, what you can use it for, and why you probably won’t. And if you haven’t done so yet, read our Winter 2013 SmartPhone Buying Guide.

04-01-2013
What Is NFC & Should You Buy a Phone That Has It? [MakeUseOf Explains]
The Quiet Guide: Don’t Let Your Droid Disturb You During The Night

Android

The Quiet Guide: Don’t Let Your Droid Disturb You During The Night

Mobile devices provide lots of tools that allow you to become far more productive than ever before. No matter where you are, on a moment’s notice, you can connect with the outside world, fix problems remotely, and get things finished that otherwise would have had to wait in the generations before mobile devices and mobile Internet. This brave new world is both a blessing and a curse.

04-01-2013
The Quiet Guide: Don’t Let Your Droid Disturb You During The Night
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