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Wake Yourself Up Like Never Before Using Onlive Clock

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Wake Yourself Up Like Never Before Using Onlive Clock

If there is one thing that I constantly struggle with in my life, it’s waking up. I’ve tried everything from putting my alarm clock across the room, to using alarm clocks with some of the most annoying, loud alarms you can imagine. Truth is, I just kill the annoying alarm and jump back to bed. Putting it across the room just makes my half-asleep self walk further to do it.

Ryan Dube May 12, 2012 12-05-2012
Wake Yourself Up Like Never Before Using Onlive Clock
Free Font Friday: Two Shiny Fonts, A European Font, And A Font For Lovers Of Spotify

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Free Font Friday: Two Shiny Fonts, A European Font, And A Font For Lovers Of Spotify

Welcome to the May edition of Free Font Friday! For this month’s edition, I’ve scoured the well-regarded Behance network showcasing works of art from all over the world, and unearthed five beautiful free fonts, each with its own story, and one with a video showing how beautiful it can be in the hands of a skilled designer.

Erez Zukerman May 11, 2012 11-05-2012
Free Font Friday: Two Shiny Fonts, A European Font, And A Font For Lovers Of Spotify
5 Useful Twitter Hashtags That You Really Need to Know

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5 Useful Twitter Hashtags That You Really Need to Know

If you use Twitter–or plan to begin using it–then you must know that hashtags are a big part of the experience. Hashtags allow you to “tag” your tweets so that they can be categorized for ease of search and collectivity. Here’s another installment related to Twitter hashtags–this time detailing a few hashtags that you might find useful no matter who you are.

Joel Lee May 11, 2012 11-05-2012
5 Useful Twitter Hashtags That You Really Need to Know
Simplify Note-Taking & Sync Notes Everywhere With Simplenote Apps

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Simplify Note-Taking & Sync Notes Everywhere With Simplenote Apps

Simplenote and its ecosystem of apps for every platform toss all the superfluous features found in competing note-taking programs and focus on the ones that matter. All Simplenote apps sync effortlessly, with minimal interfaces that don’t get in your way, easy searching, quick tagging, and excellent support for keyboard shortcuts.

Chris Hoffman May 11, 2012 11-05-2012
Simplify Note-Taking & Sync Notes Everywhere With Simplenote Apps
Top 8 Websites To Help Senior Citizens Obtain Basic Internet And Computer Skills

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Top 8 Websites To Help Senior Citizens Obtain Basic Internet And Computer Skills

Many of the elderly tribe fear the computer, but basic computer skills are very easy to learn – more so today when everything is designed to be user-friendly and visually accessible. So let’s head out and attend classes at these eight websites that teach basic internet and computer skills…not only for senior citizens, but also for any rank newcomer.

Saikat Basu May 11, 2012 11-05-2012
Top 8 Websites To Help Senior Citizens Obtain Basic Internet And Computer Skills
Why Hulu’s Cable Subscription Requirement Is A Harbinger Of Things To Come [Opinion]

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Why Hulu’s Cable Subscription Requirement Is A Harbinger Of Things To Come [Opinion]

An alarming New York Post article has stirred up a hornet’s nest by suggesting that Hulu will be slowly moving towards a business model that requires authentication. In other words, users who want to watch certain content – or perhaps any content – will have to prove they’re already a cable subscriber.

Matt Smith May 11, 2012 11-05-2012
Why Hulu’s Cable Subscription Requirement Is A Harbinger Of Things To Come [Opinion]
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