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5 Tools to Watch the Night Sky and Track Events in Astronomy
Remember how you felt when you first looked at the night sky through a telescope? All those stars, those distant planets — celestial bodies that form poetry in the blackness of deep space. A little help from technology can let you rediscover that child-like joy. Now, there are already programs like Stellarium to learn about…
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Did You Know the iPhone’s Basic Photo App Can Do This?
Apple's iOS Photos app has some useful features you're probably overlooking. Apart from being a home for all of your device's photos and videos, Photos is full of surprises. For example, did you know that you can recover deleted photos, remove red eye in just two taps, trim your videos, and even shrink the file size of your photo…
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If your phone's broke, what would you replace it with? Share your desires by commenting and if you're keen, snap a pic of your current device and tag it with #muoinsta
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Oh,the Mega Nexus 6P?!?!! That is super great!
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How to Install Google Chrome Extensions in Opera Browser
It's the year 2016. Google Chrome is the most popular browser now, but it's not the best. In fact, recently, Opera is making a case for you to switch to it. There's one small problem though: extensions. But what if you could install Chrome extensions in Opera? It's pretty easy, so here's a quick guide.…
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Twitter Goes Beyond 140 Characters, But It’s Not All Good News
From the time it was first conceived, Twitter has limited messages to 140 characters. That included anything you type, from other user's handles to the # of a hashtag. But all that is about to change soon. Twitter has officially announced that it will rethink what it counts in those 140 characters. "In the coming…
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3 Danger Signs to Look for Each Time You Use an ATM
What do you do when it is your turn at the ATM? Are you ready to pounce, majestically maneuvering your card to the slot, gracefully extracting your hard-earned dollars, and running to the nearest bar? Or are you more considered, scanning your surroundings for any inkling of malicious activity on or around the ATM itself?…
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Here's Tina, our #windows and #office #productivity editor sporting out spring/summer '16 collection! #fashionista
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Get Civilization: Beyond Earth – The Collection on Mac and Linux for $29.99
In the world of turn-based strategy games, is there a bigger name than Sid Meier? Is there a more beloved franchise than Civilization? Probably not. And with good reason, because the depth of gameplay offered in every Civ game is truly staggering. Each game is a massive value. But you know what makes the games…
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7 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Your Kindle Fire
Your Kindle Fire has some tricks up its sleeve that you didn't know about. Amazon has locked down its Fire OS rather tightly, but some standard Android tricks still work. With a few simple tweaks, you can get even more out of your Kindle Fire. Plus, none of the tips and tricks in this article…
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Everything You Wanted to Know About Game of Thrones
There's no denying that Game of Thrones is a phenomenon at this point, with millions of fans desperately awaiting the next episode, or binge-watching entire series. For most fans, the books and/or TV series are enough. But for more diehard fans, additional information, context, news, and commentaries are always more than welcome. With that in mind, we…
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How to Set Up Your Own Router VPN Using DD-WRT
Of the many reasons why you might want to start using a VPN, the most useful is that it can help encrypt your traffic and keep your data secure. But instead of paying for a VPN service, you can host one yourself using your own router and something called DD-WRT. DD-WRT is an open source router firmware that grants you more control…
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Improve your CV, Master Microsoft Office with this 20-Hour Certification Bundle
Most employers would love to have someone on their team who can produce insightful spreadsheets and crowd-pleasing presentations. These skills are surprisingly rare — while Microsoft Office is ubiquitous, no-one ever gets shown how to use it properly. The Complete Microsoft Office Certification Bundle at MakeUseOf Deals fills the knowledge gap, bringing together 20 hours…
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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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