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7 Incredible Chrome Extensions to Improve Google Calendar
At this point, Google Calendar, or GCal, is the king of online calendar services. It has amazing features and tricks that no free calendar offers. Naturally, more developers are keen to make GCal better, and have built some amazing extensions for it. Unfortunately, developers seem to concentrate on Chrome. Yes, if you're an avoid GCal…
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10 Excellent Dropbox Tools for Creative Geeks Anywhere
A professional is only as good as their tools, and that goes double for those who work in Internet- or tech-based jobs. With a host of online apps at your literal fingertips, you have a number of options for any given task. But the tool which can help some professionals the most, and which can…
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Protect Yourself Against Mac Malware, Reddit Dumps Imgur… [Tech News Digest]
Malwarebytes tackles Mac malware, Reddit sidelines Imgur, Periscope saves your streams by default, SoundCloud Go gets cheaper for pro users, and how video games help siblings bond. Mac Malware Means Business https://youtu.be/sdF5IsyOxU4 Contrary to popular belief, Macs are not immune to malware, whether it's adware, ransomware, or any of the other wares cybercriminals want to…
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ComiXology Unlimited: Is the Netflix for Digital Comics Worth Your Money?
With hundreds of thousands (if not millions) of issues available, figuring out where to start in the world of comics is an intimidating process. ComiXology recently announced ComiXology Unlimited, which could be a great solution to this problem, as it offers "thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and Manga for just $5.99 a month". But…
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Why Mobile Weight Loss Apps Suck More Than a Vacuum
Once you start getting older, it's a whole lot harder to keep the weight off, so wouldn't it be nice if there were smartphone weight loss apps that actually worked? Yeah, good luck with that. Over the last five years, I've tested at least a dozen different apps on my Android phone to help manage…
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Google Fit/Moto Body/Endomondo/Spark People definitely do not suck.. They've worked very well for me and I've managed to lose over 30lbs since March. 
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The 7 Worst Places for Downloading Windows Software
Malware is the bane of the Internet. Seriously, few things on the web are as dangerous as contracting malware, and few things are as time-consuming as the process of malware removal. Avoid at all cost. But here's the thing about malware: It's not enough to install a top-notch security suite. You'll have to change your…
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I use MAJORGEEKS.COM. or I go to the creater's website.
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How to Track Your Pets Using iOS or Android
For many, a pet is an integral part of the family. When they go missing, lives are disrupted. Pet trackers make finding man’s best friend easy and carefree. There are many pet trackers on the market -- and more to come as the list below shows. All of these pet trackers are waterproof. Some also include…
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Battleborn for $40, 1TB Xbox One for $379, $130 32-Inch TV, and Other Deals
The deals are off the charts today! Two newly-released video games for $40, a huge discount on an Xbox One console, pro headphones, a TV, and other awesome deals are all here. Video Game Goodies Battleborn ($39.88, 34% Off) [amazon id="B00LO53FY8"] Battleborn just hit the market a couple of weeks ago, and can you get…
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6 Linux Distros Designed for Artists, Musicians and Editors
If I had a dollar for every person who told me they're switching to Linux because it's free, I could buy a few copies of Windows 10. It's a wise reason to choose Linux; after all, financial responsibility is something everyone should practice. The point of free and open source software is the liberty to…
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4 Things to Make with an Old Android Tablet
If you're anything like me, chances are high you've got an Android tablet gathering dust in a drawer somewhere, unused and unloved. You might have received one as a Christmas or birthday present one year, and just not have found a compelling use for it. It might have served you faithfully for years, but has…
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Clickjacking: What Is It, and How Can You Avoid It?
When it comes to ways that hackers and malware distributors gain access to your computer, there are some things that get talked about a lot: social engineering, SQL injection, DDoS attacks, and so on. But one attack that doesn't get talked about as much that's just as nefarious as the others is clickjacking. Clickjacking is…
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How to Change the Search Engine in Microsoft Edge (No More Bing)
There are many valid reasons to use Microsoft Edge, but for some, those reasons aren't convincing enough. In fact, we recently made a case for why you should wait before switching to Edge -- mainly because it doesn't have as much open flexibility as other browsers. The search engine setting is one clear example of…
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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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