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12 Free VST Plugins Every Musician Must Have
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Music production is now more accessible than ever before. Once an expensive hobby, free software like Audacity (along with powerful Audacity alternatives) make it open to all. Some of the biggest tracks in the last few years have been made by bedroom producers using cheap equipment. While most music software has its own built in […]

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7 Great Apps to Personalize Android’s Notification Shade
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The notification shade is an element you interact with often on your Android phone, whether to enable Wi-Fi or reply quickly to an email. Therefore, it’s crucial it looks and behaves the way you want it to. Sadly, neither Android vendors nor Google itself offer enough customization options for that. Fortunately, third-party alternatives are available. […]

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20 Unofficial Plex Channels You Should Install Right Now
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Whether you’re a cord-cutter, a home theater lover, or merely looking for an easy way to manage all of your personal media, Plex is an ideal piece of software. The app presents your videos, music, and pictures in beautiful libraries, all of which you can then stream to your various devices. However, one of the […]

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The Amazon Index: 21 Amazon Features and Services Explained
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You thought Amazon was all about retail shopping, right? Ok, you might have also heard of Amazon Prime Video and Prime Music. You might even know about Amazon Web Services. But what about everything else? There’s a lot more to Amazon than you probably realize. Here is every Amazon service, explained. We start with two […]

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Netflix Is the Biggest Data Hog in the World
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In terms of snaffling internet data, Netflix has everyone else beaten hands down. Netflix is also contributing to video being the biggest drain on bandwidth overall, which, given how many cat videos we all watch, should come as a surprise to absolutely no one. We know all of this thanks to The Global Internet Phenomena […]

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5 Easy Ways to Remove Backgrounds From Images Without Specialized Software
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Users might want to remove the background from an image for different reasons. If you’re selling things online, creating presentations, or even making collages, you can remove the background to highlight the object of the photo or to remove the distracting details. Instead of trying to accurately enclose a region with the Lasso or Magic […]

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5 Apps That Make the Weather More Entertaining
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Weather may not be the most fascinating subject of conversation, but it’s something we all check every day. If you’d like more entertainment from your morning weather ritual, this list is for you. We’re on a mission to prove that weather doesn’t have to be boring and with these apps it’s anything but. Your daily […]

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What Is a Virtual Mailbox? (And Why You Should Get One)
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If you’ve never heard of them, a virtual mailbox is a service that provides you with a physical mailing address anywhere in the United States. There’s an obvious benefit for international shoppers who want to buy products from businesses that only ship to addresses in the United States. But there are not-so-obvious benefits even if […]

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Windows Group Policy: What Is It and How to Use It
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If you’ve dug into the more technical corners of Windows or have heard chatter from your IT department, you may have heard of Group Policy. But unless you’ve worked in IT, you’ve probably never used it. Let’s look at this important component of Windows. We’ll examine what Group Policy is, why it’s important, and how […]

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