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Ask Yourself If You're Motivated by Results, or the Process, to Be More Productive

Lots of productivity methods are effective for lots of different people, but while you’re considering a method, you should also consider what …

Instantly Restart Chrome with a Bookmark

Rebooting Chrome isn’t exactly rocket science, but it does require a few more clicks than necessary. So, Digital Inspiration created a bookmarklet …

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>We highlighted …

This Online Course Is a Good Introduction to Ethical Hacking

“Hacking” carries a lot of negativity around it, but not all hacking is used for evil. Learning about it arms you with the necessary knowledge to …

Top 10 Evil Ways to Use Technology

Like other powerful tools, technology can be used for great good or for great evil. Learn how people use technology for wrongdoing so you can protect …

How to Use Nessus To Scan a Network for Vulnerabilities

When it comes to network security, most of the tools to test your network are pretty complex. Nessus isn’t new, but it definitely bucks this trend. …

Join the Chromecast Preview Program To Get Access to New Features First

The Chromecast is a little miracle of a device that keeps getting better over time. If you want to be the first to try out new Chromecast features, …

Use This Cheat Sheet to Choose the Best Calendar App for You

Sunrise, one of the best cross-platform calendar apps, finally shut down on August 31. If you’re looking for a replacement, our friends at Zapier put …

10 apps to help make you a morning person

It's time to kick that snooze habit once and for all.<p>How you spend your morning can be a good indicator for how you spend your entire day. A good …

How to Be Frugal Without Wasting Your Time

A lot of people think frugality is about saving money at the cost of your time: you spend all day clipping coupons just to save a couple bucks on …

13 Awesome Wolfram Alpha Tricks for the Average Person

Wolfram Alpha is a great search engine for data geeks, but it has plenty of computation tricks up its sleeve that are useful for the rest of us too. …

10 Must-Download Google Add-Ons for Google Chrome

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5 things we learned from Tim Cook's 60 Minutes fluff piece

Apple has 800 people working on the development of the iPhone's camera alone, Tim Cook has said<p>Speaking in a wide-ranging interview on <i>60 Minutes</i> -- …

10 Marketing Tactics to Plan for in 2016

I reached out to a few key influencers in marketing to learn more about what they're preparing for in the new year and here's what they had to say.<p>With so many articles, guides, and research findings from companies about upcoming trends and best practices, it can be challenging for marketing …

Should your kids learn to code? | Gaby Hinsliff

Swayed by tech evangelists, the UK government has put programming on the curriculum. But will kids really be left behind without it?<p>Behind the sliding glass door of Makers Academy in Shoreditch, east London, one afternoon in early October, an inhouse yoga teacher was leading a group of casually …

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How The Internet Of Things Is Changing Work

Here’s how technologists think the world of IoT will change the workplace–and how it’s already changing how we do business today.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is an exciting concept, a future where “billions of things are talking to each other,” as technology consulting company SAP describes it. …

Brighton, England: The San Francisco of Silicon Valley's dreams

Jeremy Keith rounded a corner in his secondhand Converse, down an alleyway of <i>Portlandia</i> preciousness in the North Laine shops of Brighton, England’s …

Turns Out Sarcastic People Really Are Better at Everything

Maybe it's okay to be that guy in the office.<p>You know that annoying coworker who always rolls his eyes or cracks wise on the job? Don't be surprised if he gets promoted over you. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that a new study, published in the journal <i>Organizational Behavior and Human Decision</i> …

I’ve Spent A Lifetime Building a Mighty Network. Here Are My Secrets.

Rule One: Take pleasure in it. It’s not just a safety net, it’s YOUR net.<p>I’ve long been told that I “know everyone.” In other words, I have a great …

The complete guide to getting Global Entry and TSA PreCheck

If you’ve been thinking about applying for any of the US government’s expedited screening programs for frequent fliers—Global Entry, TSA PreCheck, and the like—don’t put it off any longer. The process is easier than you might imagine, and the benefits are as good as people say. We’ll take you …

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Back to Cool: 17 DIYs to Organize Your Desk and Office

It’s just about that time again. Cars are packing up, books are being ordered and, if you’re a teacher, the woes of professional development have likely already begun. School will be back in session before you know it, and this year is the perfect time to resolve to keep your desk from becoming …

7 Airport Tech Hacks Every Traveler Should Know

<i>By: Alex Bracetti</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/scanrail</i><p>Airports are pretty bad in and of themselves, but the hassles and restrictions they place on our gadgets are the worst. No Wi-Fi, weak cellular reception, and three power outlets per terminal? Come on.<p>But not every trip to JFK or LAX has to be a brutal …

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How to Survive the Middle Seat

T+L editor tips on making the best of an always annoying situation.<p>So, it happened. You waited until the last minute to book your flight and now …

Why Larry Page Is Stepping Away

In the ten years that I’ve been watching him, Larry Page has always wanted to play by his own rules. He wasn’t happy when, in 2001, Google’s investors asked him to step aside as C.E.O. for “adult supervision,” although he and his replacement, Eric Schmidt, forged a strong bond. Page’s drive to …

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What We Know About Google's Alphabet Soup. And What We Don't.

A conglomeration of unanswered questions.<p>The world’s most dominant Internet company — its most ambitious and, yes, often its most feared — is now just three engineers, a lawyer and a financier. And, so far, no public-facing executive investors can reach to hold the company to account.<p>That’s the …

The story of Windows 10 from inside Microsoft

The company's latest trick: listening to its users<p><b>Windows 10 has a lot to live up to</b>. Microsoft has made a lot of promises about it. And oddly enough, we’ve heard most of them before, with Windows 8. Both were designed to acknowledge and embrace mobile and mobile apps, work well on touchscreens as …

Windows fans: get ready for an action-packed week

After nine months of waiting, Windows 10 is almost here.<p><b>Read next:</b> Our Windows 10 review.<p>Tuesday night at midnight ET, Microsoft will release the first full release of Windows 10, the biggest sea change in PC software in nearly three years. It's kind of a big deal! We've been getting previews of …

8 Windows 10 settings you should change right away

Why I Write in PowerPoint

When writing business documents (aside from emails), most people turn to word-processing software. That’s not the only option. You can do everything — outlines, drafts, revisions, and even layouts, if you’d like — in PowerPoint or similar presentation programs.<p>That’s what I’ve used to write my …