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All Things Appy: Top 5 iOS Utilities and Tools

While Apple's mobile operating system does hold users' hands when it comes to device management more so than competitor Android, there are additional steps you can take to optimize your iOS device. ...

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All Things Appy: Top 5 Android Launcher Apps

One quick and easy way to refresh an aging Android smartphone phone is to replace the home screen with a Launcher. ...

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All Things Appy: 5 Best Firefox Themes

If you're a daily Internet user, there's a good chance that you're also a daily Internet browser user. If your choice is Firefox, you may be tired of its look -- it hasn't changed much recently. ...

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All Things Appy: Top 5 New or Improved Android Apps

Five of the top free Android apps that either have been introduced for the first time or significantly updated this year are in the categories of password management, Web browser compression, lock screen functionality and media ...

How to Watch TV on Your Laptop

The big TV news this week is about hardware, with Amazon launching its Fire TV to rival Roku, Apple TV and Chromecast. For a while, speculation was hot and heavy that Amazon would launch its own pay-TV service, but that hasn't happened... yet. That's what the real TV wars likely will be fought over, though -- how content reaches consumers ...

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All Things Appy: Top 5 Artistic Apps for Chrome

Photography, film, music and fine art are all noble pursuits. ...

How to Encrypt a Windows 8 PC Drive

Real-life events -- the disclosures from website WikiLeaks; Edward Snowden's leaks of classified government documents to media outlets; credit card hijacks by the server load; and even Facebook's stumbles over its privacy policy explanation to the masses -- have created a general sense of unease when it comes to privacy these days, even at the consumer level...

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All Things Appy: 5 Cool Chrome Desktop Apps

Chrome apps are the newest form of extension and helper for the Chrome Desktop environment, and as of late last year, any computer, including Macs, could use them. ...

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Aqua Mail Pro Beats Native Android Email Hands Down

Aqua Mail Pro Key is available in the Google Play store for US$4.95 ...

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Minuum Keyboard Takes the Tedium Out of Typing

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How to Slim Down a Bloated Android Device

It's a good idea to prune an Android device periodically, for a few reasons ...

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Moment Goes Big on Smartphone Camera Magnification

Regular readers will know that we love the functionality that comes with smartphone cameras, including inherent portability, powerful processors, and imaginative post-processing app solutions. ...

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All Things Appy: 5 Best Number-Crunching Apps for Firefox

When you need to deal with numbers, nothing beats the old PC, along with its full-sized screen, keyboard and browser ...

How to Speed Up a Sluggish Android Smartphone

One of the disadvantages of retaining a phone after the expiration of a two-year contract -- as many of us do -- is that those older phones have accumulated a few years' worth of digital gunk ...

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With Graphite Electrodes, Heatworks Gets Water to Heat Itself

Traditional water heating equipment uses fuel as an energy source to heat a rod-like element in the water tank. The element then warms the water ...

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All Things Appy: Top 5 Cloud Storage Apps for Windows 8

Cloud storage is a fast-moving arena, with advancements including the ability to store files and folders in the cloud along with metadata on your PC replicating the actual file. The file isn't there and isn't taking up space, but you can see relevant attributes. ...

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Setup’s Sharp Edges Don’t Mar TinCan’s Network-Free Messaging Potential

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All Things Appy: 5 Best Apps to Make the Most of Apple Sensors

Your Apple device is full of sensors. The main five consist of a proximity sensor, an ambient light sensor, an accelerometer, a magnetometer and a gyroscopic sensor. Also included in these devices are radios, which aren't strictly sensors but which include the GPS for location services ...

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All Things Appy: Top 5 Android Apps for Outdoor Adventures

Accelerometers, GPS receivers and other sensors in your smartphone let you track your outdoor activities in ways that go beyond just the common map ...

How to Keep Your Devices Juiced Up on the Road

You can almost date a hotel room's last remodel by the number and location of jacks. In the old days, you'd be lucky to find a usable power outlet -- one that wasn't taken up with lamps or TV. Plug-in phone jacks were nonexistent ...

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