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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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Master Microsoft Office with 7 Courses for Just $49 for a Limited Time http://ow.ly/30U7QO
Businesses the world over use Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and all of the programs featured in Microsoft Office, and if you want to move up in your current job or get a new one, having a high skill level in Office will help a great deal. But of course, if you want to learn from the…
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LG G4 Review and Giveaway http://ow.ly/30U2FV
Now that the flagships from Samsung and HTC have been on the market for a little while, LG is here to shake things up with their newest flagship device: the LG G4. The successor to the LG G3 (which we loved), the G4 refines what was great about the G3, and it manages to stand out…
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I Acted Like A Prick With a Selfie Stick, Here’s How People Reacted http://ow.ly/30TOj2
"Oh look! A selfie stick," says one passerby, pointing at me and my friend, Puppy. Thirty seconds later another mutters "idiots" as he walks past. Ignoring the insult, I struck another pose and tried to angle myself so I was in the way of as many people as possible. How had I got myself into…
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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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Best Trip Planning and Organizing Apps for Android http://ow.ly/30U2FU
Travelling is wonderful. Planning to travel, however, is significantly less wonderful. If you've ever gone on any sort of vacation, you know how stressful it can be to arrange flights, hotels, and rental cars on top of the attractions you want to see. You have to check through your email for confirmation codes and make a…
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Windows 10 to Roll Out Slowly, Reddit Is Revolting, & More… [Tech News Digest] http://ow.ly/30TOj3
The great Windows 10 roll-out, the Reddit revolt, the Plex forum hack, the Prince streaming silliness, the Bing Pong palaver, and the Apple fanboy fiddle. Will You Get Windows 10 on July 29th? https://youtu.be/NDwL5qSCkqU Microsoft has detailed how it plans to handle the release of Windows 10, and it turns out most people won't be…
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Is the 8 Hour Workday Best, or Is There a Viable Alternative? http://ow.ly/30T5I9
Generally, most jobs expect you to work eight hours a day. It's a standard that was set a long time ago, and it remains in place today. Of course, if you're a freelancer, you're schedule might vary, or you might even be able to make your own hours. But if you report to an office,…
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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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