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Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

How To Edit Videos Like a PRO! https://youtu.be/wWOr6OV5Z_I

10 quick ways to speed up Windows 10

How to book the cheapest flights possible

Tech and tools to save you airfare dollars<p>Got your eye on a getaway? Ready to take off somewhere new? Thanks to the web and those pocket computers we call smartphones, booking a flight is easier than ever before. But, as seasoned campaigners will know, flight prices shift substantially based on …

Air Travel

10 Expert Tips To Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet

A one-item to-do list, smarter ways to email, and productive procrastination: We’ve gathered the best ways to get more done this year.<p>There is no one definitive strategy to being productive, and it may take a little trial and error to find what works best for you. But if you’ve resolved to make …

FinTech

7 Science-Backed Steps To Take Before Quitting A Job That’s Burning You Out

Here’s the latest research on the small tweaks you can make to fall back in love with a job that’s getting the better of you.<p>When you first moved your things into your office, you couldn’t wait to put your talents to use and impress your new colleagues with your dedication and drive.<p>But at some …

How to use SQLite to store data for your Android app

Most Android apps will need to persist user data at sometime. There are different ways to store user data, but SQLite databases are a very convenient and speedy method of saving user (or app) data and information.<p>SQLite is an opensource SQL database that stores the database as a text file on a …

iPad: $1.50 per year

If you fully drain and charge your iPad every other day it will use about 12 kWh of electricity per year.<p>Source: Electric Power Research Institute

Electricity

This CEO Spent His Stanford Years Taking Dance Classes–And They’re Key To His Success

When BeyondCore CEO Arijit Sengupta took an intro dance class at Stanford in 1995, he didn’t know it would transform his view of business.<p>It was 1995, and Arijit Sengupta was living the Indian Dream. At least, he was living the dream of his Indian parents. Sengupta had grow up in Calcutta, where …

This Mesmerizing Map Of The Internet Lets You Explore The Web's Tiny Connections

Web traffic companies like Alexa do a good job of showing the relative ranking of websites, but what about the connections between websites? What do those look like?<p>The Internet Map is an online project that seeks to visualize metrics like web traffic and linking between sites, and the result is a …

Internet

You Get 25,000 Mornings: Here Are 8 Ways Not to Waste Them

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a …

3 Ways to Squash Burnout and Boost Productivity

<i>Joelle Steiniger is the co-founder of Small HQ, HookFeed and Minimalytics. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it’s going out of style. But the weeks continue to fly by and you can’t help …

AT&T customers can connect their GM 4G cars to shared data plans for $10 a month

If you were thinking about buying one of General Motors’(s gm) new-fangled 4G cars this summer but were wondering how much that LTE connectivity …

Popular fish oil study deeply flawed, new research says

A popular study from the 1970s that helps sell millions of dollars' worth of fish oil supplements worldwide is deeply flawed, according to a new …

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

Google’s Chromebox for Meetings lets Employees Go Eye-to-Eye in Canada

Starting at $1099, Google’s new Chromebox for meetings is now available in Canada, offering companies an upgrade for their meeting rooms to enable …

Employment

A new mathematical model can cut jet-lagged time in half, study says

Looking for a jet-lag cure? A new mathematical model may help you overcome jet lag faster than anyone thought possible.<p>And scientists need your help to test it out.<p>A research team from the University of Michigan and Yale University has released a free iPhone app that loads a complex, jet-lag …

Jet Lag

Cubli cube robot demonstrates incredible balance

Some robots do something useful, like ordnance disposal. Some robots do something artistic, like produce music. Some are more interactive. And some …

When You Learn His Dad's Secret, You May Cry

anberlin_fan 164898 views 2014-03-12T20:05:58 A young boy grows up resenting his father until he learns his dad's heartbreaking secret. This may …

Walt Disney World Resort

Kids need to offset 'screen time' with 'nature time'

While experts worry about the ills of the internet age and the health problems linked to kids' hours of screen time, Richard Louv says there is an …

GM will roll out in-car LTE in Canada starting this summer

General Motors originally revealed that it would bring in-car 4G LTE into its newest vehicles at CES in Las Vegas last month, and the automaker has …

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

Free LogMeIn Alternatives for iOS: VNC Viewer (Formerly $10) and TeamViewer

Still sad from LogMeIn shutting down their free service? Have no fear as there are a couple alternatives worth trying out. For starters, VNC Viewer …

Apps

U.S. home electricity use declines for 3rd straight year

The average amount of electricity consumed in U.S. homes has fallen to levels last seen more than a decade ago, back when the smartest device in …

Televisions

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

Where to find the best Black Friday deals on iPhones, iPads, Macs, & Apple accessories

It can be hard to cut through the noise with just about every retailer online having sales for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the <i>best</i> deals available only for iPad, iPhone, iPods, and Mac. You won’t find any deals on TVs or microwaves in the list below, just …

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