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What Is the Best Free Android Launcher? http://ow.ly/31095y
Free Android launchers are a dime a dozen. With dozens of options out there in Android land, it can be overwhelming to decide which one to use -- so let us do the hard work for you. After all, it's easier to choose between three than it is to choose between thirty, isn't it? We've…
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Everything You Need To Know About AC Routers http://ow.ly/3101kJ
While wireless standards lack a logical progression in terms of letters, the technology advancements under the hood is notable, and with each new release we get one step closer to painless connectivity. If you've bought a wireless router in the last year or so, there's a good chance it uses the AC standard. Prior to…
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What’s New in Good Old Gmail? 5 Features You Should Check Out http://ow.ly/30WiCW
Ah, Gmail. It has become an integral part of our connected lives, ingrained in our daily flow of getting things done. The downside of that is that, like me, you might have missed out on a few new features Gmail has gradually added in the past year. So let's look at what deserves our attention.…
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5 Sites to Easily Start Your Blog Using Evernote, Trello or WordPress http://ow.ly/30Ut8Z
Want to start a blog or website as quickly as possible? Here are a few sites that make it easy. Blogger and WordPress are arguably the easiest two platforms for starting your own blog, but we wanted to know if there was anything easier out there. And we weren't disappointed. We found ways that Evernote and…
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How Ultrabook Performance Degrades Over Time with a Samsung TLC SSD http://ow.ly/30Upt8
Have you noticed your Solid State Drive (what's an SSD?) suffering from slipping performance? If Samsung made your drive, it probably employs "Triple Level Cell" (TLC) NAND memory modules. A bug afflicts most–if not all–TLC drives. Fortunately, Samsung made a fix available for one of their drives to Windows users. The problem: After 9-40 weeks, the…
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The Terminator Genisys Movie Review for Geeks… Arnie Is Back, Unfortunately http://ow.ly/30UhyD
All the while I was watching Terminator Genisys, the same phrase kept coming back to me… "We have to go back in time and kill the screenwriter." Terminator Genisys is the latest edition of the Terminator series, a property rivaled only by the Alien series for turning two great films into an awful franchise. The last two…
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Windows XP Is Almost Dead, Greece Cut Off From Online Economy & More… [Tech News Digest] http://ow.ly/3101kK
XP expires, Greece struggles to pay, Microsoft announces Minecraft for Windows 10, Amazon promises Prime Day, Lifetime launches online video, and a floppy version of The Star-Spangled Banner. XP Users Jump Ship to Windows 7 https://youtu.be/lVXWZN3UWLI Windows XP is almost dead, as, according to Net Applications, just 12 percent of computers are now powered by…
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Have You Reserved Your Free Windows 10 Upgrade Yet? [MakeUseOf Poll] http://ow.ly/30XJa0
Anyone running genuine copies of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 can now reserve their free upgrade to Windows 10. "Can" being the operative word. There is no one forcing you. So, we want to know whether you have reserved your free Windows 10 upgrade yet? And if not, why not? Welcome to this week's MakeUseOf…
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How Netflix and On-Demand is Changing TV Forever http://ow.ly/30VpNu
With the rise of Netflix, we've seen more and more people cutting the cord and getting rid of traditional cable packages. It's no secret that paying for cable is expensive, and paying that bill every month hurts. As it turns out, the rise of on-demand services such as Netflix, Hulu Plus, and others have changed…
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Getting Started With Apple Music — What You Need to Know http://ow.ly/30Upt9
After the purchase of Beats last year, Apple has finally unleashed its streaming music service upon the world. Simply titled Apple Music, you can sign up today and listen for three months without paying a cent. The service isn't without its teething problems though, which might explain why Apple chose to debut the service well in advance of the launch…
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Apple Watch Cases Are Here, But Do You Really Need One? http://ow.ly/30UhyC
As expected, dozens of cases and bands are showing up for Apple's most personal mobile device, the Apple Watch. But how do the cases look, and are they really necessary? I’ve had my Sports Edition Apple Watch for about two weeks now, and though I thought wouldn't need another band, I forked over the $150 for…
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I've heard this ugly crappy watch scratches up like crazy instantly so yes if you're dumb enough to buy an Apple watch you need this
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Creative Ways to Launch Software & Open Folders in Windows http://ow.ly/30U7QN
An operating system's core task is to give you fast and easy access to your programs and files. Although it's not something you'd switch operating systems for. And Windows offers plenty of ways to quickly launch your apps and folders. Let's Start With Start Windows has been flip-flopping on the Start menu. It was around in Windows 7, it went away…
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Welcome to MakeUseOf, a booming daily blog that features cool websites, computer tips, and downloads that make you more productive. The aim of MakeUseOf is to guide you through the web and tell you about hot websites that you have never heard of, best software programs, and all kinds of “how to” tips for Windows, Mac and Linux computer users.

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