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Gogglesprogs review – magical driftwood for a gloomy Britain

The pint-sized poppets have returned to our screens, dispensing their opinions about the week’s TV shows – and gladdening hearts nationwide<p>Cometh the hour, cometh the spin-off. As the darkness closes in, one light burns steady. It is the television screen, broadcasting <b>Gogglesprogs</b> (Channel 4) to an …

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15 Chrome Extensions that will boost your productivity

Chrome extensions brought a lot of innovation into the browser market, every Chrome user knows and loves at least a few. Very often, you know what …

Apple releases web tool to deregister phone numbers from iMessage

Apple has quietly released a new tool to make switching between iOS and other smartphones a bit easier. The new web tool lets you instantly deregister your phone number from Apple's iMessage system. The site, first spotted by a poster on Reddit, should solve the problem of disappearing text …

14 Powerful Social-Media Sharing Strategies You Aren't Using

Build a bigger and more engaged audience by working smarter, not harder.<p><i>We all want to be the go-to person with the latest news, the most intriguing viral content, or the hidden gems followers wouldn't have otherwise found.</i> <i>Easier said than done, though, right?</i><p><i>It actually might be easier than you</i> …

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How My 98-Year-Old Grandfather Embraced The Internet

And what I've learned as a result.<p>That was the email I received on the afternoon of Sept. 14 from my grandfather. He was forwarding a message he'd gotten from Twitter, where he has an account that he doesn't often use. But he wasn't content to let the email sit there filed away. He demanded to …

Short. Direct. Callous. And as It Turns Out, Life-Saving

Did you hear the one about the 450-plus pound man working in the fashion industry? I certainly did; mainly because I was <i>that guy</i>. The same guy whose scale would read ERR (short for "error" since the scale couldn't register any weight over 400 pounds), the same guy who would be out of breath just …

Journalists Might Be Banned From Using Social Media During the 2014 Winter Olympics

“Organizers won’t be able to have any effect on normal spectators, but supporters will be banned from bringing reflex cameras and nonprofessional …

Jermaine Jackson Pay Child Support Or Go Directly to Jail

<b>Jermaine Jackson</b> could be playing to 5,000 people soon ... the inmates at a L.A. County Jail ... a place he may be calling home soon if he doesn't …

Mark Lanegan: A Secret Rock Star Still Shines Darkly

There are unsung heroes of rock and roll, and then there are complicated cases like Mark Lanegan. The Washington State-born rocker with the voice like a shifting fog earned a spot in rock history as singer for the 1990s slacker psychedelic group the Screaming Trees — remember "Nearly Lost You"? …