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4 Reasons to Use Windows Defender in Windows 10
We all know that Windows needs some kind of security software -- the only trouble is deciding which security software to use. Yes, even if you're up to date on Windows Updates and such, you still need proper security protection! In the past, Windows Defender was overshadowed by other options, but it's been getting better…
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Hardly a single credible argument and fyi Semantec = Norton.
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Creative Ways to Automate Twitter For Free
Millions of people use Twitter for various reasons. Perhaps you use the micro-blogging site to read about the latest news (and react to it) or to follow your favorite celebrity. It could be you rely on Twitter as a promotional tool for a product or company you represent. Maybe you signed up for a free…
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How to Migrate Evernote to OneNote on Mac the Easy Way
If we want to be the best we can be, we have to stop being brand loyalists. It's a hard pill to swallow, especially because we're wired to be that way, but brand loyalty can hinder us whenever something better comes along. If you love Evernote because it works well for you, then that's one…
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5 Tips to Fix Slow Boot Times in Windows 10
Microsoft has celebrated the first birthday of Windows 10 with the Anniversary Update (AU), available now for anyone running Windows 10. The update brings many new features, including new powers for Cortana and streamlining the experience across the board. However, it's not all perfect. There have been tons of issues caused by the Anniversary Update, with new…
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Step 1. Install gentoo 
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3 Ways Your Car Can Be Hacked by Cyber Criminals
One of the greatest risks to the owners of smart cars is that of cyber criminals: hackers working hard to discover vulnerabilities in the latest cars so that they can hijack, ransom, steal, and perhaps even use as weapons. Reading press reports would lead you to think that the only cars that hackers can pull off…
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Feel the Bass: SubPac M2 Review and Giveaway
It's rare to come across a device that is literally breathtaking. The Oculus Rift Development Kit 1 – my first foray into virtual reality back in 2013 – was one such device. The SubPac M2 is another. https://youtu.be/2aB-F3Nts4k The SubPac M2 is a $350 wearable tactile transducer for bass and sub-bass frequencies. In layman's terms: it's a bass-shaker,…
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The Best Deals Available on Amazon Canada Today [CA]
Right now, you can get some great deals on laptops and other good stuff. ASUS 15.6" Full-HD Laptop (CDN$ 489.99, 25% Off) [amazon id="B011KFQASE"] This ASUS laptop has a 4.5-star rating on Amazon, so it seems to be quite solid, especially when you can get it for under CDN$ 500. As far as specs, it…
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Opera Launches a Free Android VPN, Pokemon GO Has Peaked… [Tech News Digest]
Opera brings its free VPN to Android, Pokemon GO starts losing players, Pinterest acquires Instapaper from Betaworks, Facebook tests autoplaying videos with sound, and the hamster that thinks it's Super Mario. Opera's Free VPN Lands on Android Opera has brought its free VPN to Android, with Opera VPN now available on Google Play. Opera added…
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If I'm not mistaken, I remember reading about opera developer edition for linux a few months back having vpn. Wonder ( in the Linux world) if this has migrated to the user edition?
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The Easy, Non-Root Way to Automate Android Without Tasker
One of the reasons Android is better than iOS is the amount of control it offers users. You can make Android behave just the way you want it to. In fact, you can tell it how you like things and even automate certain processes. There's no lack of automation apps on Android, but Tasker is the leader…
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6 Reasons Why You Still Need External Drives in 2016
In recent years, there's been a huge explosion in the number of cloud-based storage solutions that are available. Microsoft's OneDrive now offers a mammoth 1 TB of space to Office 365 subscribers. People who buy a Chromebook can receive 100 GB of Google Drive storage for two years. Dropbox users can bag themselves a free 16 GB…
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5 Windows Tricks to Help You Recover from PC Accidents
All progress aside, Windows 10 still contains countless traps for unsuspecting users. Thankfully, disaster is preventable. What do I define as "disaster"? It's when you click on something or accidentally hit a mysterious keyboard sequence that makes a bunch of files, folders, or even an entire window you were working in disappear. It's that sinking feeling in…
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8 British Comedies All Americans Should Watch on Netflix
The United States of America has its fair share of great comedy shows, but Britain's take on the genre is an altogether different experience. While U.S. comedies trend towards loud, over-the-top humor, British comedies take a more measured, nuanced approach. If you want to indulge in the UK's eccentricities, awkwardness, and undeniable wit, here are…
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Also these aren't all comedies but worth checking out: Vexed, Fried, Rake, The Honorable Woman, Sherlock, The 99, Outcasts, Downton Abbey, The IT Crowd, The Inbetweeners, Skins (original), Shameless (original), Being Human (original) and House of Cards (original).
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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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