Gabriel Patino Jr

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Become a Google Chrome power user

Do you want to become a Google Chrome power user? Read on!<p>Do you use Google Chrome? Do you want to become a Google Chrome guru? Read on!<p>What follows …

10 best GPS app and navigation app options for Android

When we think navigation app, we typically think Google Maps. It’s the one most people recommend. It also happens to get frequent updates. Google has been really on top of navigation especially over the last couple of years. However, there are plenty of different options if you aren’t clicking with …

Apps

5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

Bruce Lee achieved all his life goals by his death at age 32 because of one personality trait

In 1969, nobody expected a thin Asian man with a high pitched voice to become one of the most influential characters of the 20th century.<p>Nobody knew, that is, except Bruce Lee.<p>That year, Bruce Lee wrote a letter to himself:<p>My Definite Chief AimI, Bruce Lee, will be the first highest paid Oriental …

A Navy SEAL explains what to do if someone tries to mug you

Former Navy SEAL Clint Emerson, author of 100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation, explains what to do if someone tries to mug you and how you can defend yourself if you need to. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>…

The Ukrainian artist who beat nervousness with nakedness

The work of Ukrainian photographer Kristina Podobed might make you blush. Even if your stance on bodies, nakedness and sexuality in photography is free-spirited enough, her photos are there to catch you off-guard, to push you to the boundaries where intimacy and vulgarity suddenly merge to create a …

Eastern Europe

Best ways to use your Android phone with your PC

Getting your Android phone to seamlessly connect to your PC isn't as daunting as it used to be. There are several services that let you mirror …

21 Android secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

This Flowchart Helps You Decide If That Impulse Purchase Is a Good Idea

In the moment, you can justify pretty much any purchase decision. Maybe you do need a third coffee maker and more flannel shirts—they’re 40% off! But …

The Bluetooth Name Has Its Roots in Viking History

When Bluetooth technology was being developed in 1996, its creators struggled with naming the technology. As YouTuber Tom Scott explains in his …

Top 10 Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

Unless you have a company buying licenses for you, tools like Photoshop, Pro Tools, Maya, or even Windows can be a serious bite out of your wallet. …

Open Culture - The Best Free Cultural and Educational Media on the Web.

in <i>Art, Software, Technology</i> | December 6th, 2017<p>Just when you thought you've mastered Microsoft Excel--creating pivot tables, VLOOKUPs and the …

“Find my Phone” is an amazing short film about a stolen cell

For your weekend consumption I present Find my Phone, a 30 minute film about a stolen phone. The filmmaker, Anthony van der Meer, rigged an Android cellphone with Cerebus, a command-and-control system for Android that can survive a memory wipe. The app allowed van der Meer to record video, take …

Copyright Your Instagram Photos With One Hashtag | #Blockai

From around the end of the first quarter this year, there were a bumper crops of rather noteworthy/infamous lawsuits regarding copyright claims of …

Secret software in some Android phones sent data to China, experts warn

Security experts say they have discovered secret ‘backdoor’ software in some Android phones that sends users’ personal data to China.<p>Kryptowire, the security firm that discovered the vulnerability, confirmed this information on its website on Tuesday. The firm wrote that certain Android devices …

LinkedIn can quietly tell headhunters you want a new job

It's a bit easier than blinking 'Help Me Find A New Job' in morse code while you walk to work.<p>Let's say you're not happy with the way you've been treated at work, but your objections have fallen on deaf ears. If you start hunting around for another job, it's all too easy for that information to …

Employment

How to hide your location on Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Your social media posts could be putting you at risk.<p>While we don't know if social media played a role in Kim Kardahsian West being held up at …

Social Media

My prescription for a perfect Olympics

Get rid of all those ridiculous biking events and bring back pankration<p>I’m jittery and fragile but free of plaster and in the dojo, slowly turning lean and muscular. Never listen to your doctor is my message. Instead of two months in a cast I spent only five weeks, and I’ve just finished a brutal …

A self-defense expert's running safety tips

If you've read the news, you've probably learned about the tragic events involving two women who went out for a run and never made it home.<p>And while hearing about their attacks is definitely frightening, it doesn't mean you should give up your outdoor running routine. (Keep in mind, too, that these …

Hack makes it possible to factory reset any Samsung phone without a password

Android has a factory reset protection feature that’s supposed to prevent anyone from using a lost or stolen device without proper authentication. …

Android News

How to find your lost Android phone

How to find your lost phone<p>Worried about misplacing your phone or (worse yet) having it stolen? Ease your fears and set up a tracking system before …

Android Phones

How tradition really works

In my last post I raised a hypothetical question which placed <i>Shuri-te</i> in a somewhat unfavorable light. Of course, <i>Shuri-te</i> was meant in sense of Itosu …

Google Maps for Android app can navigate to multiple destinations, here’s how it works

While Google Maps on Android let users navigate to destinations without the need for an Internet connection, it is restricted to navigation from …

The Key To Hit Your Targets In Life, Learnt From The Legendary Archer

In the 1920s, a German man named Eugen Herrigel moved to Japan and began training in Kyudo, the Japanese martial art of archery.<p>Herrigel was taught …

Testing Out an Insane Photoshop Hack to Get Rid of Tourists

On January 16, Reddit user OmerRAnderson posted a tip from Imgur about how to delete the pesky tourists from travel photos. According to the …

Turn an old laptop screen into a stand alone monitor

OK, so you have your old laptop and now you have to remove the warranty seal and take off all the screws. Look at the front panel, there may be some …

Workbenches

Karate Schools - How to pick the right one

Karate – for years seen as a path to self-knowledge and a self defense, now moving more and more away from this. as now most Karate schools are now …

The Bible, Guns, and Self-Defense

Gun control is in the news again. every time there’s a shooting, guns are blamed, and yet 100 million gun owners did not kill anyone the day these …

How to find your Router Password

Routers