The Best Add-Ons To Power Up Your Gmail Inbox

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If you’ve used Google products for some time now, you’ll know the procedure. They start something with great fanfare, get you heavily invested in it, then they pull the plug and shut it down. But some Google products are defying the odds in that they are actually thriving year on year. Google is pumping so […]

How To Download a Full-Size Version Of An Image From Instagram

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Instagram is rapidly overtaking other social networking sites as the place to post your photos of selfies, lunch, and belly button lint. But what if, when you are scrolling, you want to save a copy of an image? Unlike other sites, such as Facebook, it isn’t possible to right-click on an image and choose “Save […]

A Beginner’s Guide To Bitcoin & Bitcoin Wallets

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Any hallmark of a developed society can be measured by its currency. Throughout history, we started off with simple bartering. Then we progressed to banknotes and coins. As the Internet advanced its rapid pace, it was inevitable that the next stage of currency evolution was just around the corner. Of course I am talking about […]

5 Reddit Subreddits You Wouldn’t Believe Exist (Which Are Not Porn)

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Reddit bills itself as “the front page of the Internet” with communities (subreddits) on every conceivable subject. Reddit is the natural evolution of the old-style forums which dominated Web 1.0 and the voting buttons democratizes what gets seen and what doesn’t. The fact that you can start a subreddit on any legal topic means there […]

How To Create a Retweet Twitter Bot

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One of the things that powers Twitter is retweets. This is where a Twitter user copies someone else’s tweet to their own page, either with their own comment or without. It is their way of supporting that tweet, promoting it, or if it personally mentions the retweeter, showing other people what is being said about […]

The Best Open Source Software You Should Be Using

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There was a time when, if you wanted a quality piece of software for your computer, you had to get your wallet out and pay for it. Microsoft products were – and still are – a prime example of this. But then the open source movement picked up steam and suddenly we were treated to […]

The Features Which Make Signal The Most Secure Messaging App In Existence

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When I first started using the Internet almost 20 years ago, there were many instant messaging options available. From MSN Messenger to Yahoo Messenger to ICQ, I used them all. The problem though was that they were not secure. If the chat platform or a government wanted to eavesdrop on your conversations, they very easily […]

How To Make & Manage Music Playlists For VLC Media Player

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One of my favourite software apps by far is VLC Media Player. I love how it plays anything you throw at it and I particularly like its playlist features too. If you’re in the flow, work-wise, there’s nothing worse than having to stop all the time to start a new MP3 album or one single […]

How To Use Netflix’s Parental Control Feature

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Netflix has become the leading “go-to” site for streaming television and movies, and in recognition that children are also using the platform, there is also a separate children’s section with kid-friendly content. But that doesn’t stop tech-savvy kids from clicking on the adult section and getting full access to violent movies or movies with sexual […]

How To Set Up & Use The KeePass Password Manager

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I’m sure you’ve heard this many times before until you’re sick and tired of hearing it. You need strong unique passwords for each of your accounts. Don’t use the same password more than once. Don’t use personally identifying information and make the passwords as long as possible. This means no passwords such as 12345 or […]