12 Ways to Get Past a Paywall

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Bypassing a paywall on WSJ, Business Inside, NYT, etc.is supposed to be something only a paid customer can do. A paywall is in place for that very purpose: to prevent anyone but paid users from accessing specific content. However, depending on how the paywall works, you might have luck using a paywall unblocker to see […]

How To Set Up Your Own Twitter-Like Website Using WordPress’ P2 Theme

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A lot of people enjoy using Twitter, but like any social media network, there are drawbacks to using it. One is the lack of control over your data and privacy, while another is that you will lose everything if Twitter suddenly goes belly-up one day. That’s why, if you want to build an online community, […]

6 Easy Ways to Find Out Who’s Looking for You Online

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If you’ve ever Googled your own name, you may have noticed that there are a lot of places where people can find information about you online. These sources include Google itself, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and more. How do you find out who’s looking for you online? Luckily, most of those resources have monitoring services you […]

How To Use Slack As Your Second Brain

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These days, employees have so much to remember. Forgetting small details or overlooking critical issues can make all the difference between success and failure. I realized this when I was always having to look up the same information several times a day, or face-palming myself when I forgot an important meeting. That’s why an app […]

3 Best Virtual Debit Card Services

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Virtual debit card services let you hide your real card information when making purchases. For example, instead of using your regular card number to buy something from a shady website, you can just plug in a virtual debit card number so that should anything strange happen with that card, it doesn’t affect your real debit […]

Add and Resolve Comments in Google Docs

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Over the years, Google Docs has become one of the most popular ways for companies to collaborate and synchronize their work on documents of all types. For example, the writers behind each article on this website routinely use Google Docs! A major part of collaboration is communication. In remote workspaces, be it at your job […]

Use Excel as a Tool to Copy Data from the Web

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Web scraping is the act of extracting data, information, or images from a website using an automated method. Think of it as copy and paste on full automatic. We either write or use an app to go to the websites we want it to and make a copy of the specific things we want from […]

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 to Find the Best Deals Online and Save Money While Shopping

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Everyone wants to get more for less money. A quick Google search for the best coupon sites will yield hundreds of results, as well as curated “best” lists—but saving money goes much more beyond coupons. There has never before been a better time to be a digital consumer. Apps can automatically find coupon deals, yield […]

Do You Really Need to Eject a USB Drive Before Removing?

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Short answer? Yes. Wait…but why? You’ve just yanked it out like a bad tooth so many times and nothing has ever gone wrong. Why should you start caring now? What’s the worst that could happen? There’s plenty of bad that could happen and it’s only a matter of time. Let’s see what’s in store for […]