Change the Permissions of Chrome Extensions

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When Chrome first released all the way back in September of 2008, the one thing that kept many Firefox loyalists from switching over was the robust amount of add-ons that Firefox offered. By 2010, the Chrome Web Store had already surpassed 10,000 extensions. The total number of extensions available today isn’t shown publicly anymore, but […]

How Is a Chromebook Different from Most Laptops?

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If you’re shopping for a new laptop and you’re on a tight budget, a Chromebook may be the way to go. Before you jump in head first, though, there are many things worth considering. The Chromebook first hit shelves in 2011 and were manufactured by Acer and Samsung. It launched as a Linux-based machine running […]

What Are Tracking Cookies and Are They Bad?

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Have you ever been in the middle of a virus or malware scan on your PC and been surprised at the climbing number of “threats” detected? Your laptop surely doesn’t have 220 trojans festering on it, right? Assuming you use a bit of discretion while browsing the Web and downloading files, this is highly unlikely. […]

Advanced Search on Reddit Like a Pro

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Over the past decade, Reddit has gone from a simple Digg competitor to a complete replacement for a large portion of the internet’s forum and chat communities. Today, with over 26 million active users, it’s the go-to social news and discussion platform. If you don’t use Reddit, you’re missing out on a wealth of breaking […]

Advanced Search on Twitter Like a Pro

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Did you know that Twitter churns through over 500 million tweets per day? While plenty of that is content that you and I might not care about, if even 1% interests us then we’ve got a never-ending supply of fresh material on our hands! However, how are we supposed to go through millions of tweets […]

How to Change the Location of Spotify’s Local Storage in Windows

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One of the most frustrating parts of having a small SSD dedicated to your Windows operating system is the fact that some software installers simply won’t give you the option of installing outside of the primary drive. There are even some applications that allow you to store your installation data on a secondary drive but […]

Search for Only Add-On Items on Amazon

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Becoming a savvy Amazon shopper is an art. You’ve got to know how, when, and where to find the best deals and savings, how to utilize Warehouse Deals and Subscribe & Save offers, and so much more. However, what do you know about add-on items? Add-on items are a fairly new addition to Amazon, and […]

How to Know If Your Password Has Leaked Online

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It doesn’t matter if your password is 32 characters long, alphanumeric, and would take several quintillion years to crack—it’s not secure. As a matter of fact, anything that touches the Internet isn’t secure! This is because password security does not only come at the discretion of the user who has created it but also the […]

Can Someone Know When I’ve Opened Their Email?

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The days of requesting read receipts are long behind us. If you’ve been on the Internet for quite a while, you may remember email pop-ups asking for your consent to inform the sender that you’ve opened the email. These still exist at some capacity today, but other, more sneaky tracking methods have since taken over. […]

Manage Your Twitter Lists in Chrome the Easy Way

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Twitter Lists are one of Twitter’s most underrated features. They provide a way to follow groups of Twitter users without having them appear on your Timeline. Twitter Lists act as an extension of the Timeline and allow users to better organize and keep track of accounts that interest them. Using Lists lets you instantly view […]