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Windows 10 now has a powerful screenshot tool

If you take a lot of screenshots on your PC, you’ll be happy to know that Microsoft is making it a whole lot easier to do more with them in Windows 10.<p>If you grab the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build, you’ll find that the Screen Sketch annotation tool that was previously part of Windows Ink …

Escape From Hell: You Will Never Have to Land in a Hub Airport Again

The worst idea ever inflicted on air travelers is doomed—by a disruptive new wave of jets and airlines. And it’s about time.<p>Hub airports are, …

Spotify and Hulu are teaming up for a seriously good student plan

Spotify and Hulu are teaming up to offer a quite the solid deal for students: $4.99 for both Spotify Premium and Hulu On-demand. For reference, Spotify Premium is normally $10 a month, and Hulu is $8.<p>Granted, Spotify already only cost five bucks for students, so this new deal is basically just …

Spotify and Hulu to offer U.S. students $5 bundled monthly subscription

(<i>Reuters</i>) — U.S. college students can buy Spotify Premium music streaming and Hulu TV streaming for a combined, deeply discounted $4.99 per month, in a new student subscription bundle the companies announced on Thursday to lure younger consumers.<p>The entertainment bundle, $13 cheaper than the …

The world’s best mesh Wi-Fi system now boosts any router you already have

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about mesh Wi-Fi systems even if you don’t already own one. These next-generation wireless internet solutions use a …

Remote watch parties are the best thing to ever happen to introverts

Streaming videos in your room just got a whole lot less lonely.<p>Binging for hours on Netflix has long been an inherently isolating experience: You're …

Guía completa para borrar todas tus cuentas de redes sociales y que no quede ningún dato

La semana pasada, Hillary Clinton publicó este tuit donde le pedía a Donald Trump <b>que borrara su cuenta de Twitter</b>. Era la respuesta de la candidata a …

This 10-minute video shows you how to land a plane in an emergency

If you’ve ever imagined a scenario where you’re safely piloting a plane to a runway after something catastrophic happens, this video is for you. If you, like me, would be spending your last few moments curled up in fetal position, not as much.<p>Tim Morgan, a commercial pilot, created a 10 minute …

Startup Develops App to Book and Charge Your Business Flights

The company Trippeo has produced an app that allows companies to book business flights and subsequently charge them to your company.<p>The company Trippeo has produced an app that allows companies to book business flights and subsequently charge them to your company. Their app has historically allowed …

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How to record and display active demonstrations on your iPad screen

With its large display, the iPad is a great demonstrative and teaching tool–especially in the classroom. However, there may be times you find yourself trying to describe a procedure, or possibly where to locate a hidden iOS feature, and the person you need to share this information with is not in …

GIF Animations

¿Qué diferencia hay entre usar un PLC y un adaptador wifi?

La banda ancha basada en fibra o cable empieza a ser habitual en los hogares españoles. Según cifras de septiembre de 2015 de la CNMC (Comisión …

Karma’s Mobile Hotspot Adds “Neverstop,” A $50 Per Month Unlimited Data Plan

Karma, the makers of the pay-as-you-go LTE mobile hotspot that began shipping earlier this summer, announced today a new type of data plan meant to appeal to those who more regularly use their device. Instead of topping off data as you need it, the new “Neverstop” plan will instead offer users …

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Fitness apps are not for beginners

New research suggests that iOS fitness apps stink at giving you a complete workout. As the developer of one such app, you might think I would disagree. But I don’t. In fact, the only thing I would challenge is the researchers’ conclusion that app developers could do better. They can’t.<p>Fitness apps …

Si te buscan por tu IP, tranquilo: con ProxyHam no te encontrarán

Muchos de los usuarios que quieren proteger su anonimato y privacidad en sus sesiones en Internet tienen el problema de que <b>la IP pública</b> desde la que …

The first official Raspberry Pi case has space age looks but will cost you just $8

There’s been a healthy trade in Raspberry Pi accessories every since the pint-sized PC first arrived on the scene, but now you can get your hands on an official enclosure for your beloved board.<p>The Official Raspberry Pi Case was designed with protecting the Raspberry Pi 2 in mind. It has a …

'Better Re' Kickstarter finds a use for old cellphone batteries

Better Re hasn't exactly <i>smashed</i> through the boundaries and who even knows if designer Enlighten is here to stay, but it did exceed its $50,000 Kickstarter goal for a project that's on the greener side of things. The idea is that the Better Re will repurpose the battery from your old smartphone (so …

You can now use an iPad as a monitor for a Windows PC

Duet Display has been transforming old iPads into fast MacBook displays for months now, but it’s turning its attention to the Windows world today. For just $9.99 you can download Duet and use an iPad as a monitor on a Windows PC. There’s no complex setup, and it’s really just plug and play to turn …

The Secret Psychology of Facebook

<i>The post first appeared on Buffer.</i><p>Whenever I hop onto Facebook to do something specific—find a link I saved for later or see what’s happening on Buffer’s Facebook page, perhaps—something strange happens.<p>Despite my best intentions to stay on track and accomplish my goal, I get sucked in. Suddenly …

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YouTube tips we bet you didn't know

It's easy to spend hours watching YouTube videos about, well, pretty much anything. Using your mouse to adjust a setting isn't exactly slow, but in some cases, the keyboard shortcuts are much faster. Here is a list of the best YouTube keyboard shortcuts you should start using right now:<p>These …

Soon You'll Be Able to Turn Your Brown Eyes Blue for $5,000

A new treatment has successfully changed the color of people's eyes in Latin America, but the procedure isn't approved in the U.S. yet.<p>For years, a …

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The Stratos Card Aims To Unify Credit Cards, And Can Be In Your Pocket Next Month

Yep, here’s another card that promises to consolidate all your credit cards into one. But unlike the others, the Stratos Card appears to be worth a longer look.<p>Stratos, the company behind the card, has a novel approach and has seemingly worked through all the niggles so far associated with …

FinTech

Free Flights On Southwest Airlines Are About To Get A Lot More Complicated

Southwest Airlines is joining competitors Delta and United Airlines in changing its frequent flier program. Travelers are probably not going to love it.<p>“The cost of [Southwest's Rapid Rewards frequent flier] program has risen, and we needed to increase the number of points required to manage that …

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Do This Security Checkup For 2GB More Google Drive Storage

Marking Safer Internet Day, Google is giving an extra 2GB of Google Drive storage to anyone who completes this security checkup by February 17.<p>The checkup makes sure your account recovery information is current, asks you to review recent sign-in activity, and lets you see which apps and devices can …

These 3-D Printed Bricks Cool Rooms Without Air Conditioning

The idea of “evaporative cooling” goes back centuries. Now it’s seeing new life in the shape of a brick–the 3-D printed “Cool Brick.”<p>Developed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, the Cool Brick is both masonry and an alternative to air conditioning. Containing thousands of holes, it’s porous …

How to find your Wi-Fi password in Windows 8.1

This happens to me often, especially when I'm visiting relatives' houses: My computer knows the Wi-Fi password from when I last connected to the network -- two years ago -- but I've completely forgotten it, though my mother is about 65 percent sure she wrote it down on a Post-it note seven months …

22 tips, tricks and shortcuts for Android Lollipop

<b>1. Settings Search Bar</b><p>Settings now has its own dedicated search bar. While this may seem like a very minor addition, it’s actually a great timesaver when you know exactly what you’re after. For example, let’s say you want to change your network settings, but you don’t know where to look. Just head …

Android Phones

The Best Explanation Yet Of The FBI's Mysterious Spying Towers

These simulators are nicknamed "Stingrays," and they look like cell-phone towers.<p>They aren't.<p>Instead, they are able to access data from cell phones being used nearby.<p>There has been much debate about whether accessing this data without the knowledge of the cell-phone user is a violation of …

Intel Compute Stick es un ordenador completo en la palma de la mano

Encontrarnos con <b>un ordenador completo dentro de un "stick"</b>, no es una novedad, cada día hay más modelos en el mercado dispuestos a conectarse a …

2015 Delta Air Lines SkyMiles Program Overview

<i>As longtime readers will know, the Delta Air Lines SkyMiles program has been tied to my whipping post for quite a while. However, I was cautiously</i> …

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