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How to upgrade your MacBook Pro with an SSD

If you have an old MacBook Pro with one foot in the grave, the single best thing you can do to breathe new life into it is replace its traditional spinning hard drive with a solid-state drive. There's a reason that all modern MacBooks and the vast majority of all laptops sold today use SSDs. They …

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B/R Premier League 100: Top 100 Players Ahead of the 2014-15 Season

Welcome to B/R's pre-season ranking of the Top 100 Premier League players ahead of the big August 16 kick-off.<p>As usual, we've delved into the film and assessed the summer performances to bring you our century of top performers. Who takes No. 1, who's fallen cruelly short and who are the surprise …

The simple reason smartphones are getting bigger

It might look funny and a bit odd, people pressing mobile phones the size of small tablets to their ears. But across Asia, Latin America, and Africa, emerging-market consumers who don’t have a whole bunch of other devices prefer bigger-screened phones, which they use as a single hub to call, text, …

How to Manage Your Email Like a CEO

<b>Answer by David Shin, High Frequency Trader</b><p>When I worked at Google in 2006/2007, Larry and Sergey held a Q&A session, and this exact question was …

12 Ways To Make Your Mac Run Faster

A few years can take a noticeable toll on any computer, but luckily there are some tips and trips that can help bring it back up to speed.<p>Here are a few things to look out for that can make your overall Mac experience more smooth and efficient.

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The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

Report: Samsung and LG to release upgraded flagships in South Korea soon

Sources from South Korea indicate that both Samsung and LG are preparing to launch new flagship handsets in the coming months. The news comes as three local carriers, SK Telecome, LG Uplus, and KT, are on the verge of rolling out the next stage of their high speed LTE-A networks at the end of this …

Android Weekly: Samsung rumors, the Galaxy Tab S, and OnePlus One controversy

This week in your world of Android: Paranoid Android and CyanogenMod released big updates, a string of Samsung rumors surfaced, the G Watch leaked extensively, the OnePlus One finally shipped (not without controversy), news emerged about Google’s plan to unify design across platforms, and Samsung …

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iPad: $1.50 per year

If you fully drain and charge your iPad every other day it will use about 12 kWh of electricity per year. Source: Electric Power Research Institute

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App Store, iTunes Store, Apple TV features currently facing server problems, inaccessible for some users (Update: Apple says resolved)

<b>Update:</b> Apple says the service issues should be resolved now although some issues are still being spotted.<p>Apple’s cloud media services are currently facing various server issues that are resulting in content being unavailable for many users. We’ve received many reports from readers via email and on …

Understanding Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights

We all know that light is the crucial element in photography. Understanding how it behaves and the factors that influence it is mandatory.<p>For …

Panasonic 4K-Capable FZ-1000 Superzoom May Be the Sony RX10’s Worst Nightmare

Late last night Panasonic added an exciting new camera to the superzoom category. Dubbed the Lumix FZ-1000, a more accurate name might have been …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Release Date Arrives: PayPal Fingerprint-Based Payment And 3 Other Things To Know About The Device

Samsung Electronics Co. (KRX:005935) released its latest Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone on Friday in 125 countries, including the U.S., Europe, the …

Apple Nabs Itself A Renewable Power Plant Project in Oregon

Apple’s been on a bit of a buying spree lately. Embark! Cue! Burstly!<p>If you had to guess the next thing Apple would take under its wing, what would it be?<p>If you guessed “a hydroelectric power project in Central Oregon”, you’d be right! You’d also be a weirdly specific guesser.<p>OregonLive reports …

Gimp, The Free Alternative to Photoshop, Looks Impressive in Version 2.8

There is a perception amongst many of us that free software is often clunky with poorly designed user interfaces that hinder productivity rather than …