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5 Everyday Google Drive Collaborations That Are Not About Docs http://ow.ly/30JcOH
If you're on a team or a project where you need to collaborate with other people, Google Drive is the first place most people turn. And while Google Docs is often the tool of choice, Google Drive offers so much more. Sure, you could just start a new Google Doc and share it out with…
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7 Best Sites, Forums, and Sub-Reddits for True Stories from Real People http://ow.ly/30IQau
Everyone loves a good story. And the best stories, more often than not, are true stories. Separating fact from fiction isn't easy, but some websites are aimed at being a platform for people to tell their honest tale. That's where the gold lies... Whether it's something you are narrating to your kid at night or…
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These Assistive Technology Advances Will Transform Lives http://ow.ly/30IipJ
By definition, technology is the application of science to make human lives better and easier. We often get lost in the latest smartphones and gadgets, but some of the most important advances are those that target those of us most in need of help - the elderly and disabled. Researchers are doing amazing things on the cutting edge…
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How to Avoid Apartment and Condo Rental Scams http://ow.ly/30I1fu
Online scams are so prevalent that nobody is surprised by them anymore. Threats lurk around every corner and we, as regular Internet users, have grown so accustomed to them that we just shrug our shoulders and move on. It's kind of sad, isn't it? Seriously, no place is safe. Facebook scams have been popular for…
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How to Donate to Charity by Browsing the Web, Playing Games, & More http://ow.ly/30HTp4
What if your excessive browsing habits, inability to wake up on time, and crippling mobile game addiction could be a force for good in the world? What if your morning run was a fundraiser, or you could use your skills to help out worthy causes? It sounds too good to be true, but it's perfectly…
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Disney Bans Selfie Sticks, a Reminder Not to Shoot Drones, And More… [Tech News Digest] http://ow.ly/30HpYP
Selfie sticks are doomed, drone target practice, iOS 9 updates, the BBC never forgets, Music Player for Reddit and Adolf Hitler reacts to Tinder rejections. Disney Hates Selfie Sticks https://youtu.be/hVN3twkn0Go Disney has banned selfie sticks from all of its theme parks. This includes Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, Disneyland Resort in California, Disneyland Paris,…
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are they also planning on banning tablets because at every parade or show all you see are morons holding their iPads up over their heads recording it
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Microsoft Is Nurturing Cross-Platform Productivity Tools http://ow.ly/30IYZ8
Microsoft recently acquired one of the best productivity tools around. Wunderlist, developed by 6Wunderkinder, is a super to-do list-app you can use to manage everything from your cat's vaccine schedule to sharing and designing article ideas with colleagues. Microsoft continues to expand their productivity application repertoire ahead of the July 29th arrival of Windows 10,…
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How Much Windows Phone is in Windows 10? http://ow.ly/30IGpz
Windows 10 includes a collection of new features that might seem familiar to some. While they're hitting Windows desktops for the first time, these features have already been seen on Windows Phone. Like Windows 8 before it, Windows 10 owes a lot to work pioneered on Windows Phone, but rather than adopting the user interface…
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Manage Projects, Collaborate & Work Better As A Team With Intellinote http://ow.ly/30I1fv
The right software behind your project, group or organization can make all the difference. Intellinote is another such platform for managing, collaborating and better communicating with your team. Intellinote blends real-time messaging, easy file sharing and project management features with a unique workspace approach that makes managing teams of people a simple affair. Better still, it's completely free for personal use and…
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New Samsung Breakthrough Could Nearly Double Battery Capacity http://ow.ly/30HTp3
Samsung, with help from researchers and universities in South Korea, has developed a new technology that could nearly double the capacity of lithium-ion batteries. This breakthrough has the potential to make serious waves in consumer electronics as well as electric cars — two industries that desperately need better battery technology. The Battery Of The Future? Lithium-ion…
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Samsung will just make the phone smaller with the same battery life because they are stupid.
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Fat Shaming Online: Why All The Hate on Fat People? http://ow.ly/30HEjc
Being a fat person on the Internet opens you up to a lot of hate, as scrolling through the comments section of any YouTuber's videos will show you. Fat shaming on the Internet is widespread, and it hurts people. Gaming YouTuber extraordinaire boogie2988 had a response to all of the hate that he sees fat people…
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5 Most Lucrative Careers for a Budding Photographer http://ow.ly/30HpYO
It has never been easier to make money as a photographer. Then again, when seen from another angle, it has never been more difficult. It really depends on what you want to do and what your expectations are. Want to make some money with your brand new DSLR camera? Then we've got good news: whether…
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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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