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A Day On The Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

Internet

A Day On The Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

I absolutely love my job as managing editor of MakeUseOf.com but many people, family included, look upon what I do with a lot of bemusement, a kind of “is he STILL deluded into thinking that’s a JOB? When is he going to act responsibly and get a REAL job?”. But the infographic below is a classic example of why the Internet is the best place to be working – because it’s where everything is happening baby!

07-03-2012
A Day On The Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]
What Would Make You Buy An Apple iPad 3? [You Tell Us]

iPhone and iPad

What Would Make You Buy An Apple iPad 3? [You Tell Us]

Last Wednesday we began a new weekly column here on MakeUseOf. We ask you, the MUO readership, a direct question and invite you to do our work for us let us know what you think about the subject at hand. After a healthy debate we then compile the answers into an easily-digestible summary for your pleasure on the following Tuesday.

07-03-2012
What Would Make You Buy An Apple iPad 3? [You Tell Us]
Live Out Your Operating System Nostalgia With The Restart Page

Internet

Live Out Your Operating System Nostalgia With The Restart Page

Here on the Internet, you’ll see a whole lot of nostalgia – old movies, old music… Pokémon. It’s all here, and if it doesn’t affect the rest of your life too much, there’s nothing wrong with living in the past (just don’t get too carried away, now). With all that said, a little site called The Restart Page is definitely worth taking a looksie if you have a few minutes of your time.

07-03-2012
Live Out Your Operating System Nostalgia With The Restart Page
10 Hilarious Apple Ad Parody Videos For The Non-Fanboys & Fangirls

Web Culture

10 Hilarious Apple Ad Parody Videos For The Non-Fanboys & Fangirls

If you’re an Apple fanboy or fangirl then Apple can do no wrong. And their commercials are perfect slices of marketing genius that border on being works of art. The rest of us find most of them a little pretentious, to say the least. From the PC vs. Mac and iPod ads right through to the MacBook Air and Siri ads, all Apple commercials have a particular look and feel to them.

07-03-2012
10 Hilarious Apple Ad Parody Videos For The Non-Fanboys & Fangirls
Too Many Apps? How To Revoke App Permissions From Multiple Websites In 2 Minutes

Internet

Too Many Apps? How To Revoke App Permissions From Multiple Websites In 2 Minutes

The online world offers many privacy concerns. We all know we should not post private things on Facebook, we mustn’t write down our e-mail address in conspicuous places, and we really should pay attention, as much as we can, to how big companies like Google use our private information. Yes, we all know these things. The problem with these privacy concerns is that there’s something really vague about them.

06-03-2012
Too Many Apps? How To Revoke App Permissions From Multiple Websites In 2 Minutes
Mastering Wget & Learning Some Neat Downloading Tricks

Linux Mac

Mastering Wget & Learning Some Neat Downloading Tricks

Sometimes it’s just not enough to save a website locally from your browser. Sometimes you need a little bit more power. For this, there’s a neat little command line tool known as Wget. Wget is a simple program which is able to download files from the Internet. You may or may not know much about Wget already, but after reading this article you’ll be prepared to use it for all sorts of tricks.

06-03-2012
Mastering Wget & Learning Some Neat Downloading Tricks
15 Twitter Hashtags That Every Writer Should Know About

Internet

15 Twitter Hashtags That Every Writer Should Know About

Although Facebook continues to defend its position as the most popular social networking platform, you shouldn’t focus all of your attention there. Where else can you go? Twitter! Twitter is a great resource for social networking, but especially so for writers. By taking advantage of hashtags, you can separate the useless and boring tweets from the ones that are interesting and pertinent.

06-03-2012
15 Twitter Hashtags That Every Writer Should Know About
3 Free Android Apps That Help To Remind You To Take Pills On Time

Android

3 Free Android Apps That Help To Remind You To Take Pills On Time

The days of simple diagnoses and simpler one-pill that cures all is long gone. These days it’s a cocktail of pills that addresses every illness one is unfortunate to encounter. The geekiest option is of course, to turn to a trusted mobile app…in this case, any of these Android apps which can help to remind you to take pills on time.

06-03-2012
3 Free Android Apps That Help To Remind You To Take Pills On Time
3 Free & Awesome Tools To Optimize Your Dual Monitor Setup [Windows]

Windows

3 Free & Awesome Tools To Optimize Your Dual Monitor Setup [Windows]

As some of my more loyal readers may know, I’ve been using a dual-monitor setup for years. Over time, I tried dozens of different tools, both free and commercial, for making the best use of my screen real estate. I wanted tools that would let me move and resize my windows with ease, as well as a wallpaper switcher that would work well with multiple monitors.

06-03-2012
3 Free & Awesome Tools To Optimize Your Dual Monitor Setup [Windows]
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