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A Word A Day In 140 Letters Or Less: Follow These Twitter Dictionaries To Be A Logophile

Internet

A Word A Day In 140 Letters Or Less: Follow These Twitter Dictionaries To Be A Logophile

You might think that 140 characters just doesn’t cut it when you have to pick a word apart, and get to its meaning and usage. But let’s leave some room for surprises because Twitter and the Twitter dictionaries bring real-timeliness into learning new words. Here are a few usual and a few unusual dictionaries on Twitter. Follow them and wax lexical.

16-10-2012
A Word A Day In 140 Letters Or Less: Follow These Twitter Dictionaries To Be A Logophile
Why Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 Makes Me Want To Play COD Again [MUO Gaming]

Gaming

Why Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 Makes Me Want To Play COD Again [MUO Gaming]

Sometimes, it seems as if Activision purposely releases a franchise until gamers hate it. Every year they pumped out a new Tony Hawk until everyone was sick of it. They did the same with Guitar Hero. All these years later, they seem to be doing the same with Call of Duty. I was feeling it with Modern Warfare 3. In fact, I played less of it than any Call of Duty game in the history of the franchise.

16-10-2012
Why Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 Makes Me Want To Play COD Again [MUO Gaming]
Split Your Tabs With The Tab Scissors Addon [Chrome]

Browsers

Split Your Tabs With The Tab Scissors Addon [Chrome]

Browser tabs are a blessing and a curse. They are easily opened, rarely closed fast, and tough to keep organized. You quickly end up with dozens of tabs in a single window and then what? You need to switch back and forth, you struggle to navigate between tabs, your computer slows down, and usually you don’t even need half the tabs. And if you do try to keep your tabs organized, you may often find yourself manually pulling out sets of tabs into a new window. What a hassle!

16-10-2012
Split Your Tabs With The Tab Scissors Addon [Chrome]
Do You Need To Protect Your Computer From Magnets?

Technology Explained

Do You Need To Protect Your Computer From Magnets?

Magnets are kind of magic. Okay, not really – but to the layman they a bit bewildering. The magnetic field they emit is entirely undetectable by human senses. One can only imagine the confusion our ancestors must have felt when they first discovered them. Today we have an understanding of how magnets work, but that doesn’t mean they no longer trouble us. A magnet has the potential to cause all sorts of issues for electronic devices.

16-10-2012
Do You Need To Protect Your Computer From Magnets?
Dropbox Offers Up To 25 GB Free Storage Space To Students And Schools [Updates]

Internet

Dropbox Offers Up To 25 GB Free Storage Space To Students And Schools [Updates]

You really have to give it Dropbox, they seem to always find a way to give users more and more free storage space—from the free 500 MB space for referral sign-ups to additional 500 MB of storage for photo uploads. And now if you’re a college student anywhere in world, you qualify as part of Dropbox’s Space Race Program for an extra 3 GB of Dropbox space for two years, plus up to 25 GB of space for your school for two years.

16-10-2012
Dropbox Offers Up To 25 GB Free Storage Space To Students And Schools [Updates]
Video Or Audio File Not Working? CodecInstaller May Be Your Answer [Windows]

Windows

Video Or Audio File Not Working? CodecInstaller May Be Your Answer [Windows]

It’s a miserable feeling when you’ve just spent hours downloading that video, by torrent, only for it to be a complete dud when you go to watch it. It’s been voted, starred, commented, and reviewed though, so it must work! However, you could just be simply missing a codec that is preventing you from enjoying that media file. It’s a regular practice for the developers of media players to include codecs bundled with the installation package.

16-10-2012
Video Or Audio File Not Working? CodecInstaller May Be Your Answer [Windows]
Calibre: Hands-Down, The Best eBook Manager Available

Windows Linux

Calibre: Hands-Down, The Best eBook Manager Available

Electronic media is no doubt more prevalent today than it ever has been. The Internet is at the core of it all, and because of it we have eBooks, web articles, and news from electronic magazines and newspapers. With all of this content that we are taking in, how can we manage it all? Sadly, most of us don’t. We forget that one article that we wanted to read or lose the eBook we downloaded to our computer.

16-10-2012
Calibre: Hands-Down, The Best eBook Manager Available
4 Minecraft-Related Projects For You To Check Out

Internet

4 Minecraft-Related Projects For You To Check Out

The great thing about Minecraft is that it has inspired a community of gamers that focus on collaboration and creativity. However, this community goes beyond the game’s servers. The voxel building simulator has spawned a multitude of Minecraft-related art and creations that are outside of the virtual world through various other media. Below, we have four different types of Minecraft-inspired projects for you to check out.

16-10-2012
4 Minecraft-Related Projects For You To Check Out
What Are ISO Files & How You Can Create, Use & Burn Them For Free In Windows 7

Windows

What Are ISO Files & How You Can Create, Use & Burn Them For Free In Windows 7

ISO files can be created from any CD or DVD you have lying around. They’re called “disc images” because they’re an exact image of a disc. An ISO file contains an exact representation of the contents of a disc, allowing you to create backup copies of discs and store them digitally. These ISO files can be used as if they were physical discs, making them particularly useful I you have a computer without a disc drive.

15-10-2012
What Are ISO Files & How You Can Create, Use & Burn Them For Free In Windows 7
5 Tips For Making The Most Out Of The Notes App [iOS]

Mac

5 Tips For Making The Most Out Of The Notes App [iOS]

In any application round-up – mobile or otherwise – about work, education or GTD, you’ll see the most advanced conglomeration of note-taking applications. Often, the applications already present on the operating system are ignored. Likely, this is because these applications generally don’t amount to much. However, on Apple products, they do. The iOS Notes app is a remarkable, capable, and easy to use application

15-10-2012
5 Tips For Making The Most Out Of The Notes App [iOS]
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