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Watch Netflix on Linux with These 4 Tricks
A shiny new Linux installation is on your computer, all prepped for hours and hours of free and open source office work. But there's something wrong. "What happened to putting the fun back into computing?" you may be asking yourself. "If only I could watch Netflix!" Here are four ways you can watch Netflix in Linux,…
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11 Quick Fixes for Common Mac Problems and Quirks
The Mac experience is smooth, but the platform isn't 100% free of problems. You're bound to come across some — audio glitches, booting issues, file transfer woes, iCloud sync problems, overheating — sooner or later. Today we'll focus on some common annoying issues and quirks that many users, especially Mac newbies, report. The good news is that you can fix them fast from a single location: System…
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6 Surprising Ways Your Data Is Being Collected
If you pay any attention to tech or security news, you know that your data is being collected. Your internet service provider (ISP) is probably collecting your data, online retailers are collecting a huge amount of information, and the NSA and GCHQ have eyes everywhere. But there are still a few kinds of data collection…
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Hiking GPS or iPhone? Using Your Smartphone to Navigate Outdoors
With GPS in every iPhone sold, you might wonder why you need to buy a dedicated GPS for driving or hiking any more. The good news is that your smartphone really can take on the role of a dedicated GPS, but there are a few things you'll need to keep in mind when doing so.…
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Google Reveals Everything You Do Online, All OK Google Commands… [Tech News Digest]
Google puts all of your data in one place, OK Google gets a list of commands, Symantec suffers security scare, Facebook changes the News Feed again, and a Game of Thrones fan theory gets confirmed. Google Reveals "My Activity" https://twitter.com/mjmartell/status/748327218372239360 Google has launched a new tool designed to help you review your online activity and…
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How to Use Spotify to Discover New Music
When we last compared Spotify, Apple Music, and Google Play Music, we declared Spotify as the winner for users who cared more about music than videos or podcasts. Spotify offers a ton of benefits for a reasonable price, and it's even cheaper if you opt for the Spotify family subscription. There's also the free version,…
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To-Do List App Showdown: Any.do vs Todoist vs Wunderlist
When it comes to to-do list apps, there are a few that stand head and shoulders above the rest. But how do these compare with each other? Anyone who loves to keep organized digital lists will have specific features that make or break their love affair with a to-do list app. Some people will want little…
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6 Awesome Ways to Find and Share Music Playlists
Online music streaming is becoming increasingly popular. Although the likes of Radiohead and Taylor Swift might wish it wasn't, the industry is now an unstoppable juggernaut that more and more people are making use of. One of the best things about the growth of services like Spotify, Apple Music, and Google Play Music is music…
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These 8 Web Development Courses Are On Sale for Only $25
Think a career in freelance web development is right for you? Today, we have a massive bundle of 8 courses available from MakeUseOf Deals that'll teach you all kinds of valuable skills for just $25. That's 96% off the original price! It even jumps into the world of mobile app and game development! Buy: The…
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10 Email Problems You Can Solve with Gmail Filters
An overflowing inbox is a common problem for everyone. It almost seems like those emails come in at a faster rate than we can take action on them. As with most things in life, it's best to automate a few tasks than put the burden on yourself. That's what Gmail's filters are for. We've shown…
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4 Free Android Apps for Making Stunning Social Media Graphics
Images are far more likely to get attention on social media than simple text, but creating a captivating design every time you want to tweet a simple message can be time-consuming. That's why you need one of these apps. Following in the footsteps of web-based solutions like Pablo, Canva, and ShareAsImage (now known as Stencil), these…
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7 Big Job Search Engines to Help You Find Work
One problem which everybody in the world can always identify with is lack of money. Unless you belong to the super-rich, then you will never have enough cash to pay for the monthly installments on that Ferrari, yacht, and travelling orangutan. So looking at job vacancies tends to be a continuous thing for most people,…
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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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