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- I am going to lightly lay some Pro Tips on you and your phone talking. Fear not: they are real tips, based on actual fixes.
6 weeks 1 day ago
- Don't lose sight of another reason to try out DuckDuckGo on your iPhone or iPad: it is a really smart search engine that wants to save you time.
7 weeks 5 days ago
- The entirety of calorie counting is a really, really rough estimated science. And it hasn't changed that much in more than 100 years.
8 weeks 5 days ago
- Lux is an app that remembers just how bright you actually need your phone to be to see the screen. It saves you serious battery life in the long haul.
9 weeks 5 days ago
- Phones are getting harder, but not necessarily tougher. What that means, exactly, explained here.
10 weeks 5 days ago
- The Lantronix xPrintServer Cloud Edition can turn many, many wireless and USB printers into Cloud-Print-ready printers.
11 weeks 5 days ago
- I have dug deep through IFTTT's shared recipes and other nerdy parts of the web to return with the most useful Android-ready setups.
12 weeks 6 days ago
- Make your phone do convenient, geek-approved things when tapped on NFC tags: in your car, on your bike, by your bed. It's really cheap fun.
13 weeks 5 days ago
- Official answer 1: Nothing! Official answer 2: Geo-map games! People's answers: more than you can imagine.
14 weeks 5 days ago
- Here are some of the apps and tools I would recommend trying out if you want to try making your phone conscious of your driving.
15 weeks 6 hours ago
- If modern smartphones are all about making our lives easier, why don't they try harder at keeping us from using them while driving?
15 weeks 5 days ago
- I get this sense that sometimes you'd rather read, send, and reply to text messages from your laptop or desktop keyboard, using your actual cellphone number.
17 weeks 6 hours ago
- "Share" is Android's greatest strength, and the hardest thing for newcomers to grasp. It has to get better for Android to step ahead.
17 weeks 6 days ago
- Let me just lay it all out here on the table, so there is no misunderstanding. The way we use phones has changed.
19 weeks 5 days ago
- It's much harder than it looks to leave the wonderfully free world of Messages and get back to standard text messages with friends. So much so, you might wonder why it is so hard.
21 weeks 5 days ago
- kevinpurdy wrote iPhone homescreens in 2014: No Microsoft, Apple and Twitter replacements, Yahoo ascendantHere's what one dev firm found when it dug into 1,000 homescreens shared on Twitter. It's what people really use, not what they say, that matters.
22 weeks 2 days ago
- You use your phone camera to take a photo of your W-2, your 1099 from your checking and savings accounts, and you answer a few questions about your residency and other conditions from the prior year. And then you file your taxes.
22 weeks 5 days ago
- I like Google's photo backup and editing tools, but as a distinct service and entity, not as part of the Google Plus experience. Here's how to get just the backup part.
22 weeks 6 days ago
- kevinpurdy wrote EverythingMe is an Android launcher that will actually improve your phone experienceEverythingMe (or sometimes EverythingMe) is a launcher/homescreen I've grown to like lately. Like a new roommate who makes you nervous when he shows up with a guitar, but you come to find he respects quiet hours and plays Django Reinhardt tunes quite faithfully.
23 weeks 6 days ago
- The "Make Available Offline" option in Maps seemed to go away with the big redesign, but it was actually just tucked into a strange, Google-like phrase.
24 weeks 13 hours ago
- kevinpurdy wrote "Insufficient Storage Available" on Android and how to fix it (a.k.a. The UNIX-y Man Behind the Curtain)Here is a compendium of fixes to the "Insufficient Storage Available" annoyance on Android phones. Sometimes it's a bug, sometimes it's a real issue. At all times, it is really aggravating.
24 weeks 5 days ago
- Your web-connected gadgets have at least one thing in common with margarine, coffee, red wine, eggs, low-carb diets, gluten-free regimens, and microwave radiation.
25 weeks 6 days ago
- If you want to use a tablet as a less stressful work device at home, or take it on a trip or vacation as a fail-safe, you had better have a decent keyboard.
26 weeks 2 days ago
- All this communicating, passing along, re-sharing, re-tweeting, and coffee-asking was, in a way, the original intent of ARPANET, and the web.
26 weeks 5 days ago
- The front page is just an alphabetical list of links to advice for each country, followed by a whole bunch of explanatory and warning text. It is one of my favorite things on the internet right now.
26 weeks 6 days ago
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- abennett shared Bitcoin auction going ahead despite US Marshals gaffe on RedditThe U.S. Marshals Service is going ahead with an auction of US$18 million in bitcoins even though it inadvertently leaked the identities of potential bidders.
5 weeks 5 days ago
- Got 10 minutes? Tell us about cloud computing technology in your organization and enter for a chance to win $500.
10 weeks 1 day ago
- Five will win. Enter the drawing today!
13 weeks 7 hours ago
- IBM’s System/360 was a computing system that not only transformed the company that developed it, but the computer industry as a whole.
16 weeks 5 days ago
- abennett shared For the best ROI, get your computer science degree at a state school on StumbleUponBased on the expected annual return, computer science degrees from state universities pay off better than those from private schools
17 weeks 1 day ago
- For those who get it right, big data can pay big dividends. Inside, you’ll learn about healthcare providers, marketers and customer service groups that are getting great results.
17 weeks 2 days ago
- Reflx Labs’ Boogio wants to make any shoe a smart shoe by using a sensor insole and 3D accelerometer. Target markets include gaming and diagnostics.
20 weeks 13 hours ago
- abennett shared New crimeware tool Dendroid makes it easier to create Android malware, researchers warn on LinkedInA new commercial tool designed to allow cybercriminals to easily transform legitimate Android applications into malicious software has hit the underground market, paving the way for cheap and easy development of sophisticated Android malware.
20 weeks 6 days ago
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- Business leaders and decision-makers set the scene for big data's next stage, including its impact on storage, security, and IT jobs.
24 weeks 7 hours ago
- Cross-functional partnerships and high-impact targets are keys to success.
24 weeks 7 hours ago
24 weeks 9 hours ago
- abennett shared What's the best programming language to learn first? on LinkedInThis debate has raged on for a long time. In your opinion, what is the best programming language to learn as your first programming language?
29 weeks 5 days ago
- Penny Arcade gets points for honesty in their recent job posting, but not much else
34 weeks 11 hours ago
- abennett shared Effect of Project Work vs. Process Work on your career on LinkedInI’m considering two different job offers, one is project oriented and one is process oriented, which one will be best for my career?
37 weeks 12 hours ago
- We've got 5 copies to give to some lucky ITworld readers. Enter now for your chance to win!
37 weeks 5 days ago
- abennett shared Google's secret proposals leaked as dismay over EU antitrust inquiry grows on LinkedInDespite the threat of sanctions, at least one of Google’s rivals has leaked the search giant’s full proposals that seek to avoid an antitrust fine from European authorities.
38 weeks 9 hours ago
- Security experts used fake Facebook and LinkedIn profiles pretending to represent a smart, attractive young woman to penetrate the defenses of a U.S. government agency with a high level of cybersecurity awareness, as part of an exercise that shows how effective social engineering attacks can be, even against technically sophisticated organizations.
38 weeks 6 days ago
- My company just promoted me from Associate Software Developer to Software Developer. They didn't give me any money with it so what’s the big deal?
41 weeks 12 hours ago
- abennett shared How junk marketing is like junk food, only less yummy on LinkedInThe direct marketing industry has more in common with McDonalds than you might think. Both can be bad for you, but only one is highly regulated.
41 weeks 12 hours ago
- We've got 4 great new titles to choose from. But we can only choose one to give away next month. Majority rules. So spread the word, advocate for your choice, pester your friends, family, and coworkers. Make your vote count!
41 weeks 6 days ago
- abennett shared Leaked new Fitbit Force activity tracker combines best of Flex and One models on StumbleUponThis isn't an official product yet, but signs point to a near-future release.
42 weeks 6 days ago
- I’ve been into video games my entire life. I’ve saved up and purchased just about every console platform and generation since the original NES. I currently own a PS3 and Xbox 360 but both are collecting dust now that I’m over thirty years old, married, baby and career laden. I want a reason to buy a nex-gen console this year but so far I can’t find that reason.
42 weeks 6 days ago
- What geeky suggestions will Phil and Keith make in this week's Geekend segment? You have to click to find out!
44 weeks 5 days ago
- Ronald Wayne missed out on a $35 billion fortune and has a surprisingly good attitude about it that we can all learn from
45 weeks 13 hours ago
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