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Top 4 Relaxing Sounds Apps for iOS and Android

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While some of us fall asleep as soon as our heads hit the pillow, for others it may take hours of staring blankly at the ceiling. It might be insomnia, anxiety or just years of accumulated bad habits. In times like these, relaxing your mind and body and focusing on your breath helps a lot. […]

Top 2 Free Digital Signature Apps For Android And iOS

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  In this digital age, with passwords and 2-step verifications, your signature might not seem as relevant. But for a lot of places it still is. Whether it’s an invoice for your monthly checkup or a contract with a new client, you need to seal the deal with a physical signature. Or something that looks like […]

Top 5 iOS And Android Apps For Sending Greeting Cards On Any Ocassion

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Like handwritten notes have been replaced by Facebook wall posts, greeting cards have been replaced by… well, ecards or nothing at all. Just like fashion, the vintage in tech always makes a comeback. I used to wish my friends Happy Birthday on Facebook. But then I saw that so were the other 150 or so people, […]

6 Best Budgeting and Personal Finance Apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone

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For me, keeping track of my money used to seem like the most Herculean feat in this world. Daunting tasks such as bill payments, due dates, and maintaining a monthly budget gave me goosebumps. Excel sheets, financial journals, and the additional math were like monsters to be defeated. But now, times have changed and we […]

Top 4 Free Android Apps For Listening To SoundCloud and Grooveshark

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When it comes to streaming songs, there is no such thing as a free lunch. Or is there? Sure, streaming services like Spotify have free tiers now but they are laden with frequent ads and the mobile apps are limited to a point where you can’t even manage your now playing queue. On the desktop, […]

7 Reasons to Use Google Keep As Your Note Taking Tool

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Keep is Google’s official foray into the world of note taking. It’s a standalone app only available for Android, Chrome and the web. It’s not as feature rich as Google Drive, but it makes for a really great minimal note taking tool. In the article about minimal note taking apps I told you how I […]

The Best Apps For Improving Wikipedia Experience On Web, iOS And Android

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Wikipedia started out in 2001 and it still looks like a site developed in 2001. On the desktop, it’s helpful, sure. And you’re used to it. But on mobile, it’s a whole different story. Wikipedia pages are quite long. And you find yourself jumping from one link to another as you plunge deeper and deeper into […]

7 Handy Trackpad Gestures for Mac Users

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One aspect of Apple products that has always been one of their staples is gestures. They initially became popularized with iOS devices of course, but now gestures are also an important facet of the Mac experience. Surprisingly though, several of them are not well known among Mac users. This is definitely something we plan to […]

3 Cool Launchers Show How Nokia, Yahoo and Google See Android’s Future

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An Android launcher can totally change the way you interact with your Android device, adding to your experience as a whole. However, when it comes from a big player on the market, it can also show what that company thinks Android should look and feel like. In the next paragraphs we’ll be taking a look at […]

Top 3 System Monitor Apps And Widgets For Android

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I want to live in a Sci-Fi movie. Not only because it would be oh so cool but because I like looking at numbers. Moving numbers. Numbers telling me about things that are going on. Like the stats of the spaceship in Star Trek, or of the human body, like in Iron Man. I know […]

4 Important and Little-Known iPhone Privacy Settings

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The iPhone is a smartphone that really puts the power of a handheld computer in your pocket, and as such, it can also carry some of the most personal aspects of your life, including sensitive information, important memories, and more. Because of this, it is extremely important to be able to keep this information as […]

The Pros and Cons of Xiaomi Mi3 You Should Know Before Buying

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Note: This article is primarily for our visitors from India, where Xiaomi Mi 3 was recently launched. But the device is available in many other countries as well and it probably wouldn’t be a waste of your time to read this if you are not in India. Xiaomi Mi3 is finally here. And you’re probably […]

5 Time-Saving, Super Useful iPhoto Keyboard Shortcuts

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For any Mac user, iPhoto is the place to go when it comes to organizing and enhancing his photo library. This is thanks to both iPhoto’s ability to sort all your images and its great set of image editing tools. However, just because iPhoto is so handy already doesn’t mean the way you use it can’t […]

How To Easily Un-Personalize News Feeds And Follow Top Stories

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Late one night I was browsing Reddit (as you do), and came across a video of Bill Maher talking about customized news feeds (transcript). The whole video is worth watching and it brings up important points we seem to ignore in the pursuit of “personalized news”. Here are some highlights from the video. …because the […]