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How to Verify Chrome Extension Permissions and Keep a Watch

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Google has provided Chrome users with an easy way of checking out what extensions and apps they have installed are exactly allowed to do. In truth, Google Chrome wouldn’t be as much fun to use without the ton of extensions available out there. However, just like with every good thing, those extensions and apps can […]

Top 2 Ways to Know for Sure If Your Email Was Read

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We send dozens of emails everyday. It can be to our family members or our teammates. You might even be running a newsletter out of your Gmail account. If you fancy playing NSA-NSA or are the paranoid kind that needs to know everything that’s going on around him, you might be looking for a way […]

The Best (and Free) Way To Easily Share To-Do Lists

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For a lot of people, collaboration is the key to a smooth life. It can be with your business partner who’s sitting in a different continent or just you sharing the grocery list with your significant other. When it comes to work-related collaboration, there are tools galore. But something as simple as quickly sharing a grocery list […]

2 Free Online Tools To Convert, Compress and Merge PDFs

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Adobe PDF was developed in the early 1990s and if you ask me, that is where it belongs. Unlike other file and text sharing formats like HTML, ePub and Markdown, it is heavy, rigid and most importantly, not open-source. As much as I’d like to see the death of PDF, it is still useful (and […]

5 Cool Extensions To Beautify Your Chrome Start Page

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Every part of software and UI design seeks to be beautiful these days. Beauty is how you define it. It can be something that looks good, feels nice or you can find beauty in something that just works well. This trend of beauty can be seen in Windows 8 (the Metro side), iOS 7, Android […]

5 New Features of DuckDuckGo That Might Finally Make You Use It

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Google Search is a behemoth, with about 70% desktop search traffic belonging to the giant. But as it usually happens, with power comes greed. Google’s motto of “Don’t be evil” almost seems ironic now. If you follow the news, you know that Google makes money selling ads. And it is always looking for ways to […]

How To Perfectly Remove Background And Touch Up Images Online

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If you’ve ever looked at a picture and thought to yourself, ‘I wish I could just remove this background’ then you’re in luck today. If you used to open a picture in MS Paint and tried to erase out the background (no shame in admitting it), this online tool will make your life much easier. How […]

3 Really Interesting Tools For Relevant TV Show and Movie Recommendations

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There’s so much new content out there. Every year hundreds of new TV shows premiere on cable television. By the end of the year, most of them are cancelled. Finding the good stuff that you actually like between all this noise can be a hard thing to do. To make this process easier, I’ve compiled […]

How To Create A Lightweight Web Page In Seconds

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There are so many different ways to put up text on the internet. You’ve got Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, Medium, Tumblr and, of course, the way of creating a website on your own. If you just want to write something quickly and have it accessible to anyone in the world, your best bet is posting it […]

Haiku Deck Is a Simple Web Based Alternative To PowerPoint

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If you work on Windows, chances are it has at least one version of Office installed. With it comes the ubiquitous presentation tool called PowerPoint. Just like every other Office app, it is massive, with respect to the features it offers. For a newbie who just wants to make a couple of slides to present […]

How Instapaper Changed My Kindle Life For the Better

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I bought the Kindle Paperwhite because the Nook Simple Touch’s screen really wasn’t cutting it anymore. And the Paperwhite, with the higher resolution backlit E Ink display looked so much better. It was time to get back to reading every day, and I thought a better ebook reader would help me with that. So far, it […]

5 Websites That Help You Hire A Local Travel Guide

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Traveling to a new place is not always as romantic as the travelogues on websites like Medium make it out to be. Even if you put aside the pain of planning a journey, rallying your friends and actually getting there, after you’ve reached and explored some, the eternal question is bound to crop up – where do […]

Saved and Start: 2 Amazingly Simple Web Based Bookmarking Tools

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The web is an amazing place. I come across entertaining, ground-breaking, cute and frightening content all the time. But thanks to my plummeting concentration levels, recalling those awesome things, minutes, hours or days later is a difficult task. May be that’s why I’m a compulsive Pocketer. I send every interesting thing I find on the […]

How to Turn Off Facebook’s Auto-Playing Video Ads on Computer, Android and iPhone

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I am not against ads and completely aware of the fact as to how important it can be for a business to grow. However, there’s a fine line between showing ads and annoying with ads, and Facebook just crossed that line by coming up with auto-playing video ads. But the worst part is that it’s not just […]