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Schedule a Phone Call to Yourself and Politely Escape any Boring Situation
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You have been invited to a meeting that would last really long. You cannot say “no” but secretly wish that someone calls your phone in the middle of that never-ending meeting and rescue you from the boring situation. Well, you can take the help of a human friend or use IFTTT, the versatile automation app […]

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Have You Installed a Fake Version of AdBlock Plus?
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If you have installed AdBlock Plus recently, you should check to make sure it’s the real thing. This is because a phony version which is almost identical to the legitimate version made it to the Chrome Web Store. And it was available long enough for more than 37,000 people to download it. We’re not fans […]

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Why We Should Never Let the Government Break Encryption
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Several times a year, we face massive calls for a truly ridiculous notion: create government accessible encryption backdoors. There is constant background support from lawmakers and TLA government agencies. The calls are strongest when a terrorist atrocity kills innocent people. But as I’m going to show you, encryption is vital to day to day life, […]

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12 Raspberry Pi Music Projects You Need to Know About
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The Raspberry Pi is a remarkable little gizmo. You can turn it into almost anything digital you can think of. And so several of our musically inclined tinkerers did. From a fantastic music player to a full-fledged audio workstation, these Pi Music projects will blow your mind. For all of these, you’ll need a starter’s […]

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Treat and Stop Snoring With These 5 Apps and Sites
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Snoring is not only problematic for anyone who shares your bed, but it can also lead to deeper health problems. When issues are as grave as thickening the carotid artery or sleep apnea, it’s best to nip it in the bud. Plus, you avoid embarrassment in situations like an airplane. There are different types of […]

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Google’s Pixel Buds Can Translate Foreign Languages
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Google has unveiled its own brand of wireless earbuds. The Pixel Buds are primarily made for listening to music, podcasts, and whatever else you listen to on your smartphone. However, they also offer access to Google Assistant and the real-time translation of 40 foreign languages. Let’s not bury the lede here. Google has ditched the […]

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Don’t Waste Your Internet! 5 Tools to Limit Bandwidth
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Limiting bandwidth on your computer will stop your data being wasted on things you don’t want. It’s very helpful for those who have a specific data limit and can help you avoid being overcharged. We’re going to show you tools to help you limit your bandwidth. Windows has a built-in method to limit bandwidth, but […]

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How to Survive a Day at College With Help From Spotify
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College life can be difficult and frustrating at times. Whether it’s the early morning starts, the endless piles of homework, or trying to concentrate on work while life gets in the way. Thankfully, we have got just the right medicine for you: Spotify. Can Spotify Help Me at College? It can and it will. Music […]

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Would Doing Away With Anonymity Make the Internet Safer?
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With the recent controversy surrounding Kaspersky software, some people have been bringing up Eugene Kaspersky’s views on privacy. You might think that the owner of an antivirus company would be big on anonymity. But Kaspersky, in fact, thinks that a reduction in anonymity would be good for the internet. It’s not a commonly held viewpoint. […]

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