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When to Buy Your Plane Ticket, Based on Data from Four Million Trips

When you're booking a flight, you don't want to buy too far in advance—and be the guy who lost out on a price drop; nor do you want to book too …

NoRoot Firewall Controls Internet Access for Apps

Android: Most of the apps on your Android device probably require a data connection, and you may not even know when they are sending or receiving …

Apps

How to Cut the Cord and Ditch Cable Once and For All

The imminent merger between Time Warner Cable and Comcast heralds the start of a new era: one of even more expensive channel bundles, and even longer …

Netflix slow on Verizon or Comcast? A VPN might speed up that video

ISPs could throttle traffic if they want—but Netflix can play dirty tricks too.<p>Since reporting on Netflix data that shows months-long declines in …

Convert an Old Laptop Into a Monitor with a Build-In Stand

If you have old laptop sitting around that you can't bring yourself to destroy, Instructables user Damutsch has a guide for converting that laptop …

Handy

Tips from a Recruiter: Don't Make Me Read Your Resume

I will read your résumé unless it's 10 pages, but (just as you didn't want to write your résumé) <i>I really don't want to read your résumé</i>. To put it …

Employment

MediaMonkey 4.1 Adds Wireless Syncing, iOS 7 Compatibility, and More

MediaMonkey, one of our favorite media players for Windows, updated to version 4.1 today, bringing a bunch of long-awaited features—especially for …

A Year of Adventure #2: King’s Quest II & III

We continue our journey to relive the most seminal adventure games.<p><i>Join Kosta Andreadis as he plays through some of the most seminal adventure games</i> …