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. […]

How to Retrieve Windows Files Using a Linux Live CD

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Sometimes Windows just won’t start. That’s alright, you’ve been making regular backups or syncing your hard drive with a cloud service like Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive. You haven’t been making backups? You don’t have a cloud storage service? Oh. That’s okay, we’ve got this. Let’s use a Linux Live CD to get in to […]

The Best Investing Apps for Newbies

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It’s a dangerous business, Mr. Frodo, going into investing. You step into the market, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where your money might be swept off to. While Gandalf might have had great advice for an adventurous life, investing was not the most developed concept in Middle Earth. Lucky for […]

The Best Resources for Royalty Free Music to Use for YouTube Videos

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In this article, we’ll be taking a look at a number of resources you can use to find royalty free music to use in your YouTube videos. We will also explain how you can make sure that the music you use doesn’t get you copyright claims, and what happens if you do get one. Hopefully, […]

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 […]

Quicktime vs VLC vs Plex – Which is the Best Media Player?

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The right media player can make a huge difference in how you view your favorite movies and television shows. There are dozens to choose from, but it can be hard to narrow down exactly which media player is the right choice. While most players have basically the same features, there are subtle differences between the […]

5 VR Applications that Aren’t Games

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Virtual reality is finally good. If you lived through the VR technology of the 90s, that’s something you may never have expected to hear. However, if you own any current generation VR gear, you’ll know that there’s plenty of AAA fun to be had in virtual spaces. VR gaming in particular has really taken off, […]

How to Schedule Emails to Be Sent Later

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There are several really great email services out there, and some of them even let you schedule emails. A scheduled email is a message you can send in the future; just write the message in advance and set up the email delay so that they won’t go out until the day and time you specify. […]

Change Your Mindset and Your Output with These Five Productivity Apps

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The digital economy, the gig economy, the anxiety economy – these are all ways we describe the world we live in today. But when it comes down to it, we’re really living in the productivity economy. The need to be ever more productive is the crux of why the pace of life seems to be […]

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 […]