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How to delete your Google history

You can delete some of it, or you can delete all of it.<p>Like Facebook and Apple before it, Google has introduced a new user privacy policy to comply with a new European data privacy law -- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) -- that goes into effect on May 25. Google's updated privacy policy …

Maps

Hacking macOS: How to Configure a Backdoor on Anyone's MacBook

The conversation of which operating system is most secure, macOS vs. Windows, is an ongoing debate. Most will say macOS is more secure, but I'd like …

Linux

Hackers find devious way to break into hotel rooms

Hotels are weird. When we check in somewhere, it’s typically for a very short time — often a week or less. Despite that, we often come to look upon our rooms as our homes away from home. From the moment you drop your luggage on the floor and climb under the Egyptian cotton sheets, you’re in your …

Cybersecurity

What is Kodi? Everything You Need To Know

If you’ve been hearing the buzz about Kodi lately, you’re not alone — it is gaining momentum fast. What is Kodi? In the company’s own words, “Kodi is the ultimate entertainment centre.” It’s probably a fair description if you put that in the context of a media player.<p>What is Kodi? Kodi is a free …

Raspberry Pi

600 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in January

Six years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

Online Education

Curb how Facebook, Google and Amazon use your personal data in a quick privacy clean-up

It can seem that it’s a lot easier to complain about your lack of privacy online than to do something about it. But your alternative to griping isn’t a monastic, offline existence.<p>Here are four steps to understand who has your data, limit their use of it, and leave less “data exhaust” that can be …

Personal Data

The 10 Most Popular Courses on Coursera in 2017 (and 2,000 Courses You Can Take for Free in January, 2018)

Back in 2012, Coursera started offering MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses) to the world at large. And they've since amassed some 28 million …

Online Education

9 Gmail hacks you need to know since they will basically change your online life

Whether we like it or not, so much of our life revolves around our email. Checking, replying, vigorously unsubscribing — emails are so needy. Which …

Hands On: Keeping a very old laptop useful with Linux

My Lenovo T400 was already old when I bought it as a refurb four years ago. It's still ticking along nicely with a variety of Linux distributions. …

Linux

How to master Google Chrome

Essential tips and tricks you need if you want to master Google Chrome.<p>There's a huge difference between using Google Chrome and mastering Google …

What happened to CyanogenMod? What is LineageOS?

CyanogenMod is a custom ROM for Android that was once the talk of the town. In its prime, you could find Cyanogen on millions of devices, each of which would enjoy a number of benefits over regular stock Android. In fact, it even came pre-loaded on a number of handsets, some of which are available …

Android News

5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

15 Best Bitcoin Exchange Reviews (and Guides) 2018

Use this Bitcoin exchange list to find a Bitcoin exchange for you. Each user has unique needs, so there is no one size fits all for exchanges.<p>Our …

How much a crypto mining rig costs in South Africa

As Ethereum grows in value, more users are interested in getting involved with the platform.

Cryptocurrency

Once you learn these 4 profound lessons from Lao Tzu, your perspective on life will completely change

Lao Tzu is one of the greatest Chinese philosophers to have ever lived.<p>His teachings have become so influential in Chinese society that they are …

How to set up and use Kodi on your Android device

<b>Update June 2017:</b> Updated the section on using Kodi with Chromecast.<p>Kodi is a powerful open source media center, which is available across a …

Operating Systems

How to use a PlayStation 4 controller with Windows

While Valve just added native support for the DualShock 4 to Steam, not every game supports it, and what about games you bought elsewhere? Here's a …

Watch HD-Quality Movies / TV-shows With 'Stream' Add-on For Kodi

Forked off of the <b>no-more-developed XBMCtorrent</b>, Stream is a direct alternative to the project which brings high quality videos to Kodi.<p>Unlike other …

Smart TV

Top 10 Best Deep Web Search Engines to Explore Hidden Web

When you go online to search for something you either go to search engines such as Google or Bing. You probably think that if it doesn’t show up on …

How to Hide Data Usage and Get Truly “Unlimited” Tethering with T-Mobile

T-Mobile One’s unlimited data plan isn’t quite as unlimited as advertised—especially when it comes to tethering. We’ll show you three ways to get …

How to use Siri to send people money with PayPal

PayPal is making it super-easy to send friends money, thanks to new Siri support introduced in the company’s iOS app today.<p>Now you can use voice commands to tell Siri how much money to send, and who to send it to. All you have to do is set up the PayPal app to give Siri access. Here’s how to do …

iOS Apps

If you don’t want to get the new MacBook Pro, consider these Windows laptops instead

Perhaps it was the lack of ports that did it for you. Or maybe it was the removal of the MagSafe power connector. Or maybe it was the weird mini-touchscreen that replaced the function keys for an extra $300. Or maybe you just think Apple is boring now.<p>Whatever the reason, it seems that the new …

MacBook Pro

How to Rip DVDs with VLC

Community Tested<p>This wikiHow teaches you how to rip a playable DVD file from a DVD disc using VLC media player. Ripping DVD files for any purpose …

The Comparable Cassette

Thanks to two developments and a promise, the compact cassette has finally become, as they say, a force to be reckoned with.<p>Development one, perhaps …

This android app turn your Android Phone into a Full functional computer like Windows and Linux

This android app turn your Android Phone into a Full Desktop like Windows and Linux<p>This android app turn your Android Phone into a Full functional …

Perhaps It's Time To Stop Listening To Music On A Phone Now That Astell & Kern AK70 Player Is Here

There’s been so much chatter about Apple’s decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 that it set me thinking about how I listen to music and what I want from my music on the move. I’m sure the iPhone 7 will be another success for Apple but the idea of using Lightning Connector …

Audiophile

How to install a tablet in your car

One of the best things about the Android OS is that its reach isn’t just limited to our smartphones and tablets. While we’ve seen some unique devices that use the operating system, its capabilities are finding a more mainstream application over the past year or so on our wrists, with Android Wear, …

Arduino

4 things you never knew about credit scores

Learn the basics of credit scores, plus 4 other useful facts that our contributors want you to know.<p>There are certain things most people know about …

Personal Finance