Celebrate Tech Anniversaries with Parallels and Win Prizes

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Parallels is celebrating important tech anniversaries in the upcoming weeks. So, we’re helping them celebrate…and we would love to invite you to celebrate with us! And the best news: you can win prizes! Parallels Access codes, copies of Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac, $50 iTunes gift cards and even

Top 5 Most Common Computer Problems And How To Fix Them

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On a daily basis millions of people who use either a PC or laptop are bombarded with various problems and while some of them are really simple to solve, some are so annoying and persistent that they can drive you crazy. Well, if you’re one of those who is

Essential Productivity Apps for the Mobile Freelancer

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Being a freelancer is hard work– despite what most people would think. The idea of working from home in your pajamas would seem like an ideal working scenario for some, but having no bosses around to keep tabs on you can result into your productivity going into a nosedive.

Linux Mint for Noobs – Getting Started

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Windows is easy and familiar. It has been the de facto operating system on most computers for the past twenty years or so- and for the majority of people who use PCs, it’s the only operating system that they know of. It’s easy to see why some people are

Awesome Websites to Get Your Kids Hooked on Programming

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The success stories of people who used MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) to pick up new skills and even change careers aren’t exactly rare nowadays. You probably have heard of people learning how to code by signing up for classes on sites like Coursera, eDX, and Udacity, then leveraging

Laptop Recycling Project: Turn Your Old Laptop Screen into a Working Monitor

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So you have an old laptop lying around that you just can’t bear to part with. It’s too underpowered for you to do anything remotely useful with it, plus its battery is already busted. What can you do with this thing to make it useful again? If you’re a

Easy as Pi: 7 Creative Raspberry Pi Projects

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The Raspberry Pi is the little computer that could. Credit card-sized and with a cute raspberry logo printed on the board, it’s easy for a casual observer to dismiss it as a mere tinkering toy for nerds. But beneath the small exterior lies a relatively powerful (for its size

How to Uninstall Windows 8 Apps

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Windows 8 has been quite popular among laptop, tablet and smartphone users. It has a new interface called the Windows Start Screen. This is the first screen you notice when you log in to Windows 8. Laptop, tablet and smartphone users need to use this interface to search for

How to Use Tor Browser to Protect Your Anonymity Online

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Here is an inconvenient truth: everything that you do on the Internet leaves a trace. If you have an extension like Ghostery* installed on your browser, you’ll know that even a simple benign-looking webpage can be filled to the brim with web trackers that spy upon your browsing habits.

How to Use Reddit Like a Boss: Tips & Tricks for the Internet’s “Front Page”

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Facebook and Twitter might have the largest userbases among social networking sites, but they’ve got nothing on the extremely tight-knit Reddit community. Reddit, for those unfamiliar with it, is an online-forum-slash-social-network of registered users (who may or may not be anonymous) from all over the world. Its slogan “The