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 […]

How to Remove a Green Screen From a Video Quickly and For Free

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In this guide, I will explain how you can remove a green screen from a video incredibly quickly. The whole process takes just a few seconds once you have installed the software that I’m going to suggest. Follow the steps below to learn how it’s all done. I will also explain how you can add […]

How to Completely Delete Personal Metadata from Microsoft Office Documents

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Everything you do generates data somewhere. That data, when collected and analyzed, becomes information. That information can tell someone more about you than you probably want them to know. The information collected over time can tell someone everything about you and can be used to help or harm you. This data is known as metadata. […]

What Is Local Guides for Google Maps?

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Local Guides is a free service from Google Maps that lets anyone contribute photos, reviews, and more. The idea is for Local Guides users to help improve Google Maps by informing users about businesses via real feedback based on their personal experiences. The more active of a guide you are, the more points you’re given. […]

Use YouTube Incognito Mode to Watch Videos Privately on Mobile Devices

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YouTube has become an incredible source of video content and an open platform for anyone to share their videos with the world. One of the reasons it’s such a popular service is thanks to Google’s algorithms, which predict what you’d like to watch most and then suggests it to you. Everything you do on YouTube […]

How to Save Web Page to Word Document Fast and Easy

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MS Word is more powerful than you think. The popular word processing tool is used for all sorts of tasks. Not everyone knows this but it can also be used to open web pages in HTML format. In this post, you’ll discover how you can open HTML files in Word and save them in one […]

How to Import Shazam Songs Into YouTube

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Shazam is awesome for identifying songs by their sound. You can use it anywhere you go for near-instant tagging, like while watching movies, walking through the mall, riding in a car, etc. However, what use is it if you never go back to listen to the music? If you want to put your catalog to […]

Create an Encrypted Container To Hide All Your Secrets With VeraCrypt

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Once upon a time, there was an encryption protocol called TrueCrypt. It was said to be totally impregnable with the FBI unable to break in. Then the TrueCrypt project was suddenly shut down and rumors started flying that the FBI had finally busted its encryption. TrueCrypt has now been replaced by VeraCrypt which, from the […]