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6 Killer Kindle Paperwhite Features You Should Be Using

Kindle Vocabulary

Many ebook reader enthusiasts label Kindle as a “consumer” product. I would know, I was one of them. Two years ago, when you looked at Kindle, what you saw was a tightly controlled closed ecosystem tied with hardware that wasn’t much better than the competition. Now though, things are different. Kindle offers best in class […]

The Best Markdown Writing Apps For Windows

Markdown Windows

Previously we’ve talked about how Markdown is a must-know language for anyone who writes for the web. We’ve also shown you which are the best Markdown editors for Mac, and now it’s time for Windows. When it comes to Markdown editors, Windows might not have as many options as Mac, but the ones that are available […]

4 Features That Make MX Player The Best Video Player for Android

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While reviewing KMPLayer for Android, which was launched just a month back, I realized that I compared it to MX Player frequently. That resulted in me taking a fresh look at MX Player, one of my favorite video player apps. I compared it with other players in the market and concluded that it brings in some useful […]

Top 10 Ways To Legally Download Free Music Online

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Ah, legally downloaded music. Ever since Napster, that phrase has a stigma attached to it that should actually belong to illegally downloaded music. If you lived through the mid 2000s, you know how downloading music illegally was the cool thing to do, especially among the teen geeks. The excitement of evading paywalls and using loopholes […]

Top 3 Android Scanner Apps for Scanning Receipts and Documents

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Need to keep a log of your receipts on the go? Convert important documents from paper to virtual storage? Or even capture a whiteboard, save a signature, or upload handwritten notes? Keeping track of all those papers can be stressful and time consuming. Fortunately, with a simple app on your mobile device, you can scan, […]

The Best Markdown Writing Apps For Mac

Markdown Editor for Mac

We’ve already told you about Markdown, a syntax that’s easy to write and read, and made for the web. If you are a web writer, Markdown can only make your life easier as it allows you to write in the plain text which you can later convert to HTML. And if you own a Mac, you […]

5 Cool Things You Didn’t Know Google Drive Could Do

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You might think of Google Drive (which Google Docs is a part of) as just an online place to store your documents and spreadsheets, but it’s a lot more than that. Google wants it to dethrone Dropbox. And at the pace at which it’s been receiving updates, I wouldn’t be surprised if it races ahead of […]

10 Places To Visit in Google Street View For A Breathtaking Experience

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Google Street View is one of the most interesting services of Google Maps. It allows you to take virtual tour of lots of great places on this planet. By this way, you can visit places you normally wouldn’t get to (or places you plan on going at some point), and that too from the comfort of your […]

3 Ways To Sync DRM-Free eBooks To Kindle Paperwhite

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Kindle Paperwhite is a great ebook reader and the most noteworthy feature of this device is the backlit e-ink display. Usually, using a Kindle device means that you can only read books bought from the Kindle Store, but there are more options out there. You can read any DRM-free ebook on your Kindle device. Yes, it […]

3 Cool Sites To Play Retro Games Like Super Mario On Your Browser

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If you have been a gamer for a very long time then, perhaps, you were around when the first consoles were released. And there might be a possibility that you even miss some of those great old games and wish that you could play them even now. If that has been the case, we have […]

5 Awesome Windows Tools for Music Buffs

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If you’re a music enthusiast, I’m pretty sure you use your computer to store, rip and, most of the time, play the tracks you love. In order to do so, just like in the case of any other activity, you need the right set of tools. Fortunately, we’ve got you a list of awesome Windows […]

Top 3 Free Mac Apps for Working With MKV Movie Files

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For Mac users, perhaps one of the most bothersome issues of using it is that some important pieces of software are not always as widely available as they are on Windows machines. A great example that comes to mind is trying to find the right set of tools needed to work with MKV movie files […]

2 Great iPhone Apps To Help You Write Faster and Better

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If you use your computer to get writing done often then you have definitely experienced different kinds of problems that arise whenever you write for too long. For example, sometimes you might get stuck in a sentence or you could be wasting tons of time performing the same actions on your Mac or PC when […]

The Best Free Scientific 7 Minute Workout Apps for Android, iPhone and iPad

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It all started with an NYT article and soon became a sensation. You will find workout blogs and magazine constantly coming up with new and interesting ways to get you to exercise (and buy their stuff). But “The scientific 7 minute workout” stood out. May be because it had the word scientific in it, or […]