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Have you explored the idea of a digital sabbatical? Let’s take a look at how taking an extended break away from the Internet can improve — and perhaps extend — your life.
Competing with established online stores are smaller, lesser known businesses trying to compete. But can you trust them with your Visa details? And how can you better protect yourself when shopping online?
Can you stay anonymous online? With not too much and the use of easy to use web-based encryption, security and privacy tools, we believe you can. Let us show you how.
You can now use an iPad app to expand your collection of screens, turning your $500 tablet into a small, portable monitor. It’s called Duet.
Block Together’s intentions are good, but the potential for it to go horribly wrong are extremely high. Twitter should step in and provide its own alternative.
With Star Wars back in business, we felt now would be a good time to think of the wackiest ways geeks can celebrate Star Wars Day. May the 4th be with you!
As online privacy and security continue to be spicy hot topics, a whole range of high quality books are being written on the subject. Here are just six we recommend you read.
There are many ways to make Google Calendar smarter. Here are eight tools to make your schedule work better for you with minimal effort on your part.
Some photos only look their best after a bit of editing. If Photoshop and Lightroom seem too complex for you, check out these easy-to-use alternatives.
Use these Facebook Messenger alternatives to keep in touch with your Facebook contacts while on the go, if you do not want to use Messenger for whatever reason.
Keeping on top of financial news is a necessary chore for almost everyone. We take a look at six of the best sites to keep you abreast of breaking stories.
Personal financial planning is a vital aspect of modern living and you need to understand it. These websites will help you improve your bank balance or wipe out your overdraft.
Robots have been filtering into popular culture for decades, from C3PO to HAL 9000, the Iron Giant to Wall-E. One famous robot / cyborg stormed theaters in 1984, with his deadpan catchphrase “I’ll be back”, transforming a painfully stoic Austrian actor into an international superstar. Yes, Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Terminator. The six foot stack of murderous cyborg who made us […]
Wiping all trace of you from the web is not easy, but after reading Dragnet Nation by Julia Angwin you might just want to try. It’s time to stop willingly throwing away your privacy.
The system tray is perhaps one of the most undervalued features of the Windows taskbar. The icons represent running programs or system functions you can manipulate. We’ll show you additional options you can add.