There are lots of portable hard drives on the market. But which hard drive meets your needs? Seamus Bellamy, a writer for The Wirecutter, has a recommendation: Western Digital’s 2TB My Passport Ultra. In a recent review Bellamy stated that this portable hard drive has all the things a computer user could want. Powerful and [...]

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Think you’re tech savvy? Well, you’ve probably fallen for more tech myths than you know. For instance, Mac computers aren’t really virus-proof and emptying your recycle bin doesn’t entirely delete the files it once held. And if you’re using private browsing you’re still not surfing the Internet anonymously. Not hacker-proof Caroline Moss, writing for Business [...]

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Maybe mom was wrong: Those video games may not rot your brain afterall. The fact is, they could make our brains act more youthful. The New York Times recently ran a feature story highlighting research from brain scientists that suggests that certain video games can boost the power of our brains. Benefits According to the [...]

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Feeling rundown before the end of your workday? A power nap might be the ticket. Writer Melanie Pinola, in a current feature for the Lifehacker Web site, covered the benefits that short naps can have for workers struggling to make it through the workday. You might be able to utilize Pinola’s research to argue for [...]

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Does your iPad regularly crash as you surf the Web? Does your iPhone battle to pull up videos and Web pages? The chances are your device is getting old. And this often means slow performance. There is hope, though. Lifehacker writer Gordon Whitson in a recent feature presented several tips for owners seeking to inject [...]

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What should smartwatches do?

October 1, 2013 by

Are you itching for a smartwatch? If so, you’re in luck. The Samsung Galaxy Gear is now available and rumors are swirling that Apple is planning its own iWatch. But what features should a smartwatch boast? Aware Thomas Claburn, an editor with InformationWeek, has some suggestions. In a recent column, he wrote that smartwatches must [...]

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Having a lot of people following your business’ Twitter page is great. But what’s even better is when these followers are motivated to buy your company’s offerings or recommend your business to others. If you wish to create these active followers, the Web site Small Business Trends provides some advice you’ll want to follow. Active [...]

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We all want to give our printers a good kick from time to time. How many times do you hit the “print” button only to watch as your printer sits quietly, ruining your mood and your productivity? Fortunately, PCMag writer Tony Hoffman understands your pain. He recently wrote a feature story highlighting some of the [...]

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