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Making Your Own Smartphone Speakers – MakeUseOf Tests

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Making Your Own Smartphone Speakers – MakeUseOf Tests

The average smartphone speaker is an insult to an audiophile’s ears. Poor quality, low volume, and a lack of bass can ruin the sound. Since those speakers are in-built, there isn’t an easy way to fix them. However, before you invest in external speakers, try some quick & easy DIY solutions to significantly improve the sound your mobile produces. These super simple hacks make do with basic household items.

Tina Sieber April 25, 2013
Making Your Own Smartphone Speakers – MakeUseOf Tests
15 Free MP3 Albums & EPs: Hip Hop for the Masses [Sound Sunday]

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15 Free MP3 Albums & EPs: Hip Hop for the Masses [Sound Sunday]

Each week, Sound Sunday introduces you to awesome music by talented artists from around the world. In this edition, we return to one of the most controversial genres in music: Hip Hop. Often misunderstood by those who need to listen most closely, Hip Hop is far more than what you expect. Come on in, discover new facets, and educate your ears.

Tina Sieber April 21, 2013
15 Free MP3 Albums & EPs: Hip Hop for the Masses [Sound Sunday]
Off The Mainstream: Free Pop Rock Electronic Music Mix [Sound Sunday]

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Off The Mainstream: Free Pop Rock Electronic Music Mix [Sound Sunday]

Few editions of Sound Sunday are mainstream. This week even less. It’s a roller coaster of emotions with a limited set of genres, from upbeat synthpop to dark ambient electronic and much in between, including folk, rock metal, and progressive house. I challenge you to discover a style of music you never thought you would like.

Tina Sieber April 14, 2013
Off The Mainstream: Free Pop Rock Electronic Music Mix [Sound Sunday]
The Future Is Here: 5 Predictions From The Past – Did These Come True?

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The Future Is Here: 5 Predictions From The Past – Did These Come True?

We’ve come a long way since those first baby steps were taken in computing, and sometimes it really helps to just put things in perspective and look at the amazing technology that surrounds us today. Yet the technological reality we face doesn’t always match what we thought it was going to be all those years ago.

James Bruce April 12, 2013
The Future Is Here: 5 Predictions From The Past – Did These Come True?
What Does the Future Hold for Virtual Currencies Such as Bitcoin? [We Ask You]

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What Does the Future Hold for Virtual Currencies Such as Bitcoin? [We Ask You]

Unless you’re either really lucky in life (and use cards everywhere you go) or really unlucky in life (and have no money to spend) then you will use cold, hard cash on a weekly basis. Money is usually a physical object, with coins and notes weighing down your pockets. But it isn’t always physical. Some currencies are virtual, existing in the digital realm but having no weight or substance. Bitcoin is one such virtual currency

Dave Parrack April 11, 2013
What Does the Future Hold for Virtual Currencies Such as Bitcoin? [We Ask You]
Disposing Of An Old Laptop – What To Recycle, What To Keep

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Disposing Of An Old Laptop – What To Recycle, What To Keep

Laptops are a treasure trove of parts that can live more than one life. Whether they continue a life as spare part or become the subject of a DIY tech project, you can get a lot of extra value out of your old hardware. And at the very least you can give a broken laptop to a recycling facility that will recover valuable materials like gold, copper, aluminum, and many more. Curious to see which parts you can easily extract yourself and re-use in one way or the other?

Tina Sieber April 3, 2013
Disposing Of An Old Laptop – What To Recycle, What To Keep
8 April Fools’ Day Pranks You May Have Missed

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8 April Fools’ Day Pranks You May Have Missed

April Fools’ Day is, depending on your individual point of view, either a pathetic waste of everyone’s time and energy that you try to avoid as much as possible or 24 hours of fun that marks a welcome break from the doom and gloom which dominates the rest of the year. The Web was once virtually free of April Fools’ Day pranks, but now it’s awash with them each time the calendar clicks over to the fourth month.

Dave Parrack April 3, 2013
8 April Fools’ Day Pranks You May Have Missed
Spring Cleaning 2013 Part Two: Kill Your E-Clutter With Four Simple Methods

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Spring Cleaning 2013 Part Two: Kill Your E-Clutter With Four Simple Methods

Discarded desktop computers account for a large percentage of illegally disposed of e-waste. This situation occurred because as the mobile age displaced that of the PC. Rather than pitching your things away illegally, those looking to get rid of their stockpiled electronics this spring should consider four free options: recycling, donating, repurposing, or selling.

Kannon Yamada March 30, 2013
Spring Cleaning 2013 Part Two: Kill Your E-Clutter With Four Simple Methods
Don’t Look Silly: 4 Tips For Taking Great Self-Portraits, And What To Avoid

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Don’t Look Silly: 4 Tips For Taking Great Self-Portraits, And What To Avoid

By no means am I a male model. So, it is not without some hesitation that I embark down a road giving people advice on how to take a better self portrait. Then again, having spent more than a decade posting my mug on the Internet in various forms and on a variety of websites, social networks, forums, blogs and even on television – I’ve learned a few interesting things about what makes a really good self-portrait, and what doesn’t.

Ryan Dube March 28, 2013
Don’t Look Silly: 4 Tips For Taking Great Self-Portraits, And What To Avoid
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