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GifGrabber is a dedicated app for creating GIFs on your Mac

Creating an animated image of your Mac's screen isn't a new idea. I covered CloudApp's feature when it was released late last summer. It worked well enough, and I still struggle to find a fault with it (other than I forget it's there and never use it).<p>GifGrabber is another app, sans the …

Advice from Warren Buffett that could make you rich

The Berkshire Hathaway annual letter is out, and Warren Buffett again finds new ways to preach what he's been saying for 50 years.<p>Such consistency has paid off for Buffett: A jaw-dropping return of 1,826,163% over the past half century. That's an average annual gain of 21.6%, compared to 9.9% for …

Don't Make These 8 Classic Tax-Filing Fails

These common mistakes can keep you from getting the refund you're owed.<p>Slipping up on your taxes can exact a high price. Some of the most frequently …

The Resume Section That Matters More Than You'd Think

What section headings do you have on your resume? Let me guess: “Experience,” “Education,” “Additional Information,” and maybe a “Summary” section. …

How To Answer “Have You Applied For Any Other Jobs?”

During the job interview process, you’re bound to come across some common questions that can throw you off if you haven’t prepared an answer …

10 Job Hunting Mistakes

BOSTON (TheStreet) -- Persistent, double-digit unemployment has spared no industry, and with millions of Americans out-of-work, competition for a …

Looking for a tech job? There are better places than California

If you are looking for a job in tech, you likely have a better chance in Texas than you do in Silicon Valley.<p>That's the finding of WalletHub, a financial information website that ranked 100 US metropolitan areas for the best and worst areas to find a job in science, technology, engineering or math …

How to wipe your phone or tablet before you sell it

Trading in or selling your old mobile device? Wipe it the right way to reduce the risk of personal data falling into the wrong hands.<p>Remember that no method apart from physically destroying the device and its storage is 100 percent foolproof -- data may still be recoverable with the right …

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 …

The best way to completely wipe your Android device

A study from security software vendor Avast has suggested that the factory reset option built into the Android operating system isn't effective in eradicating your personal data from old devices. The firm purchased 20 used Android smartphones on eBay and was able to recover more than 40,000 photos, …

Five hard truths for synthetic biology

Published online<p>20 January 2010| Nature 463, 288-290 (2010) | doi:10.1038/463288a<p>News Feature<p>Can engineering approaches tame the complexity of living …

Synthetic biology: How best to build a cell

Experts weigh in on the biggest obstacles in synthetic biology — from names to knowledge gaps — and what it will take to overcome them.<p>Subject …

An electric current could let people control their dreams

A small amount of electrical current could be the key to letting people control their dreams. A new study led from the Goethe University Frankfurt has found that by applying current in certain frequencies to a sleeper's scalp, just above the forehead, that person may be able to gain some control …

Timeless Tricks to Make the Most of Any Networking Event

Do you look forward to or dread mixers? Do you seek out only familiar faces or do you feel comfortable introducing yourself to strangers?<p>While no one …

Synthetic biology: Cultural divide

Synthetic biology is facing a tug of war over whether to patent its discoveries or embrace open-source innovation.<p>A Canadian futurist named Andrew …

IBM sees big opportunity in sequencing microbes

SAN JOSE, Calif.--We've been trained to think that bacteria and microbes are dangerous, disease-causing organisms we should fear. But there's actually plenty to like about them, and plenty of economic opportunity to explore.<p>Starting Tuesday at the IBM Almaden Research Center, scores of scientists …

Record your computer's screen with audio on a Mac

You can use QuickTime Player along with a free piece of software to record both video and audio from your Mac OS X machine.

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CodeCombat: Learn to code through dungeon crawling

Looking at a bunch of code for the first time can be something of a daunting affair. All those strings and symbols can simply look like a mess to the untrained eye, and can be a bit off-putting to anyone who's toying with the idea of learning how to code. It's not nearly as difficult as it looks, …

How to migrate your free SugarSync account to another service

Last week, cloud-storage service SugarSync announced plans to stop offering free accounts and close all existing ones. That probably came as a shock to anyone who's enjoyed the company's 5GB of gratis file sharing, syncing, and backup.<p>Alas, as of February 8, 2014, you'll either have to pony up for …

How Canadians Can Watch US Netflix

<b>Click here for the updated 2014 version.</b><p>Netflix’s low fee of $7.99 per month is easily one of the greatest gifts to home entertainment. And with the …

Five settings that increase battery life on Android 4.4 KitKat

With every new operating system comes a fresh set of features that serve up convenience...at the cost of your battery life. In many cases, it's just not worth having your phone die when you need it most.<p>If you're looking to get more juice out of your phone's battery, or are one of the many people …

The best free iPad games, period

In case you haven't already figured it out, there are a lot of good free games on the iPad. In fact, free-to-play might be the future of mobile gaming, period. Look to Candy Crush Saga and Plants vs. Zombies 2 if you need any convincing.<p>See for yourself in the slideshow below, and click through for …

Use ShopGenius for Chrome to find the best prices online

Time to add another money-saving tool to your collection of coupon apps and shopping rebates: ShopGenius for Chrome.<p>This extension can tell you if the price you see is the best, or show you where to find it cheaper. Thankfully, the toolbar will not appear on every single Web page. Instead, you will …

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I bet you didn't know your iPad could do that

There has never been a "handier" computer than the iPad. Yes, that's a bold statement. Here are seven tips that back it up.<p><b>Use your thumbs to type letters that have no keys</b><br>When it comes to entering text on an iPad, many of us are all thumbs. The device's split keyboard lets you type characters with …

Wake up your ears

This isn't just for audiophiles. I don't care what kind of speakers or headphones you have -- once you start listening, you'll hear more of what's going on in the music. The only "downside" to focused listening is that you might turn into an audiophile. Once you focus on sound, the more you'll …

How to cache offline maps in latest Google Maps for iOS

On Tuesday Google released an update to Google Maps for iOS, as promised. The update's most notable new feature is the addition of Google Maps for iPad.<p>One other feature added to the app that isn't completely obvious is the ability to cache a portion of a map for offline use. The process is …

How to move Google Authenticator to a new device

Two-step verification is no longer optional; with database leaks containing login info occurring on a regular basis, you should use two-step verification on any and all online services that offer it. With that protection, anyone trying to break into your account would need both your password and …