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11 Cool Gadgets You Should Never Leave Home Without
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Tech enthusiasts know how gadgets enhance your daily grind. But what deserves to travel with you? Here are the products for revolutionizing your fast-paced life. 1. North Face Access Pack The first order of duty is finding a comfy place to house your tech. Granted, bags are a dime a dozen, but none come close […]

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Find New Travel Destinations With This Nifty Instagram App
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Instagrammers and their beautiful travel photos can often be deceptive — and you may not realize until after you’ve bought your plane tickets and made your travel plans. That doesn’t mean you should stop¬†using the visual pull of Instagram photos for your travel inspiration. There are many genuine travel¬†Instagrammers around to stoke your curiosity, those […]

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Is Out-of-Date EFI Firmware Putting Your Mac at Risk?
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When news breaks of a Mac security flaw, it almost always makes headlines. It should not be a surprise that a paper about Mac’s potential vulnerability to an EFI exploit became big news, even when the study’s authors say that most consumer users should not worry. Most EFI attacks require physical access and sophisticated tools. […]

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Should I Remove My Laptop Battery To Increase its Life?
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We all spend a lot of time on the go. And these days, a laptop is a vital part of anyone’s travel kit. Squeezing those last precious ounces of power from your portable lithium cell is a defining battle of the 21st Century. But how do you do just that? One eternal question relates directly […]

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How to Make a Time-Lapse Video by Converting a Standard Video
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Time-lapse videos are always stunning. It doesn’t matter if it’s a recording of something amazing or utterly mundane. Watching the staccato motion and seeing several hours compressed into a few seconds or minutes… it’s a bit like time travel, isn’t it? Making a time-lapse video usually takes a lot time. You need to have a […]

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How to Use Apple TV Apps to Fully Automate Your Home
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Apple TV isn’t just for watching films and television shows or playing games. It can also play an important role in your smart home. With Cupertino’s digital media player, you can now download and install apps to perform everyday home tasks such as checking your security cameras, monitoring your Wi-Fi network, and turning on your […]

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10 Smart Home Products You Can Install in 10 Minutes or Less
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We’ve previously shown that building a smart home can be done on a tight budget and still make a huge difference in your day-to-day lifestyle. And while cost is sometimes a major factor in smart home decisions, there is another issue: installation time. While we’d all love to have a handyman on call or to […]

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5 Easy Ways You Can Travel More for Cheap Starting Now
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It’s no secret that travel can be harsh on the wallet. The cost of hotels, flights, meals, drinks, and days out can quickly lead to a hefty credit card bill in just a few days. But with a few travel tricks up your sleeve, and some resources on hand, it’s not too hard to save […]

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The 5 Toughest, Most Durable Portable Hard Drives and SSDs
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Hard disk drives (HDDs) can get damaged when dropped. Solid state drives (SSDs) have limited read and write cycles. So what should you buy when you want a portable drive that’s tough and will store your data safely? The 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim is the overall best portable drive today, but it’s not rugged. […]

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