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6 Strong Alternatives to Ticketmaster for Buying Event Tickets http://ow.ly/30LEVx
Do you like going to live concerts and other public events? If so, you will be familiar with Ticketmaster, the huge behemoth that maintains an iron grip on ticket selling. Founded in 1976, the company has faced a barrage of criticism over its alleged excessive charging, and allegations of unfair business practices. Adopting the policy of…
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Dip Your Toes in Batch File Programming for Windows http://ow.ly/30LmvX
It's the mundane that makes the day drag on. Simple, repetitive tasks that sap your life force. We either do them begrudgingly, or we neglect them until they create an even larger problem. It doesn't have to be that way! With Windows computers, you can create simple little programs, called batch files, that will take…
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6 Creative Uses for Wireless Surveillance Cameras in Your Home http://ow.ly/30L8V0
If you aren't already protected by a home surveillance network, you should look into it. The peace of mind is well worth the cost, and the cost of getting one set up is almost negligible these days. Don't believe me? Then check out our guide to building a security camera network using old smartphones. If…
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Parrot Bebop Drone and Sky Controller Review (and Giveaway) http://ow.ly/30L1hd
Soar through the sky and see the unseeable with fantastic aerial photos and smooth videos: this is the Parrot Bebop Drone and Sky Controller – and we're giving away the complete set to one lucky reader! Parrot have carved themselves a mid-range niche in the drone market: too expensive to be called toys, but nowhere as…
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Fastest Ways to Transfer Files Between PCs and Mobile Devices http://ow.ly/30KTW3
Remember when files had to be split between multiple floppy disks to move them between computers? Or the inconvenience of burning data to rewritable CDs? Thank goodness we've moved on from those primitive methods. The truth is, file transfers have never been faster than they are today. Yet, to many of us, transfer speeds still…
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5 Free Music Radio Online Sites You Should Check Out http://ow.ly/30K2qT
Music isn't dead. In fact, I'd wager that more music is being created now than any time in human history. Sure, record companies aren't making as much money as they used to, but that's not stopping passionate musicians from doing what they love. If you've ever felt overwhelmed by the sheer volume of music out…
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5 Best Sites to Bookmark for a Slow Internet Day http://ow.ly/30Lx1Z
Broadband is our lifeline, but sometimes, we have to make do with Internet speeds that serve as a weird flashback to the dark ages of dial-up modems and their screeching pleas. What are you supposed to do when the Internet gods decide you don't deserve a connection that can be measured in megabits? Cheat, of…
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Stream International TV, Netflix, Pandora & More With UnoTelly DNS and VPN http://ow.ly/30LmvY
Circumventing region-locks for video content is nothing new, but it can still be a hassle. Fortunately things are getting better, and UnoTelly is one such service that makes it painless to access whatever geo-restricted content you want, wherever you want. Today, we'll be taking a look at the UnoTelly Gold plan, which will set you back $7.95 per month and provides unlimited access…
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2-Year Subscription to BaseRails Ruby on Rails Training for Just $29 http://ow.ly/30L8V1
Today we are going to take a look at a collection of courses that will truly blow you away if you've ever wanted to learn to build on the web. We're talking about a 2-year subscription to BaseRules comprehensive Ruby on Rails training courses for just $29. Normally, an annual subscription to this massive service…
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7 Free Tools for Creating Your Own Machinima Films http://ow.ly/30L1hc
Machinima is the art of making movies with video game footage and assets, and it's an exciting and growing medium for creative filmmaking. While you generally can't get the visual quality of traditional Pixar-style computer graphics, you can nonetheless create some wonderful things with it. And, crucially, it's something you can get started on right now with…
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Google Earth Turns 10, PayPal Phones Home, Play Pokemon Shuffle, & More… [Tech News Digest] http://ow.ly/30KTW4
New Google Earth features, PayPal makes house calls, AC/DC starts streaming, Pokemon Shuffle on mobile, and Super Mario makes an Unreal appearance. Google Earth Adds New Features at 10 https://twitter.com/llsethj/status/615584582298157056 Google Earth is now 10 years old, and to celebrate its first decade in existence, Google has unveiled a couple of new features. Google launched…
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9 Steps to Becoming a Better Public Speaker http://ow.ly/30JUlU
Public speaking is terrifying. You have to get up in front of a crowd of people and make a point. You don't want to be boring, but you also want to be informative. You need to walk a delicate line to make sure your speech keeps your audience engaged. Thinking about speaking in public can end…
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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.

MakeUseOf launched in July 2006 and now has approximately 450,000 active subscribers and serves about 15 million pageviews a month. It also ranks among the most popular blogs on the web according to Technorati and in top 1000 websites worldwide according to Alexa (an AOL company).

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