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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 07:15:38 AM mt

Do You Know About These 20 Popular Gaming Memes



The internet is a vast place (our roundup of the best websites) thats full of pop culture references. And more and more of these references come in the form of memes; especially gaming memes. What is a meme? Usually, its an activity, concept, catchphrase, or even a piece of media that spreads virally from person-to-person across the internet. While memes can be as simple as a word or phrase, many are associated with an image or video. Memes can reference anything: books, movies, television shows, public figures, the news, and more are fair game. But gaming memes will always live...

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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 06:15:03 AM mt

7 Christmas Gifts for Your Security-Conscious Family and Friends



This Christmas, you shouldnt plump for socks, chocolates, or DVDs. Dont wait around for Black Friday bargains either. Get something that will prove useful! Maybe you know someone youd like to encourage to be more security-conscious. Or perhaps a friend or family member is already concerned about their own privacy. Theyve already got tin foil (albeit for the turkey, not to use as a hat), so what else should you get for them? We have a few suggestions. 1. No Place to Hide Who doesnt love unwrapping a weighty tome on Christmas morning? No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the...

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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 05:58:35 AM mt

How to Filter Fake Amazon Reviews When Shopping Online



Its that time of the year when your interest veers towards Amazon, but its also that time of year where you can get befuddled by fake Amazon reviews. Have you learned to spot them yet? The Review Index(in beta as of this writing) canhelp you buy that perfect electronic gadget without wondering whether all those positive reviews are disingenuous, thus making online shopping less tedious in the process. The web app isa multi-role fighter among all Amazon shopping tools. Copy-paste the product URL into the search box and the app goes to work. It does three things: It aggressively filters...

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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 05:58:34 AM mt

Populele Review: Learn to Play the Ukulele in 15 Minutes



Our verdict of the Populele:Buy it if you're a complete ukulele novice. Otherwise, there are better alternatives for those who are familiar with stringed instruments.710Learning to play the ukulele doesnt have to be hard. And with the Populele, the worlds first smart ukulele, its now easier than ever. Imagine learning to play the ukulele without paying for classes, scouring YouTube for tutorial videos, or deciphering utterly confusing chord sheets. Instead, picture a ukulele that will show you exactly where to place your fingers on the fretboard and actually playing songs in your first attempt. Thats Populele. Background Populele originally came...

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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 02:33:08 AM mt

10 Gift Ideas for iPhone iPad Owners



Its been a busy year for Apple fans, with two new iPhones, a Watch refresh, and a perfectly-sized iPad Pro arriving in the space of a few months. With so many new gadgets, it can be hard deciding on a suitable gift for the iOS nerds in your life. Thats why weve thrown together our 2017 gift guide for the iPhone and iPad addicts in your life or maybe you just fancy treating yourself for the holidays? Apple Watch 3 LTE (from $399) So it might be the most expensive wearable Apple produces, but the LTE-compliant version of Apples...

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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 02:33:07 AM mt

Goodbye 1Password 5 Alternative Free Password Managers to Check Out



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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 02:33:06 AM mt

How to Freeze and Unfreeze Columns and Rows in Excel



You can fita lot of data into an Excel sheet. With thousands upon thousands of rows and columns, it can get pretty unwieldy. Onesmall feature that makes it easier to manage all of that data is the ability to freeze rows and columns so that no matter where you scroll in the spreadsheet,those rows or columns always stay visible. How to Freeze the First Column or Top Row in Excel With this method, youre going to have to choose to freeze either the row or column. Unfortunately, you cant do both. Open your Excel spreadsheet and go to theViewtab. Click...

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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 02:33:06 AM mt

What Is an APK File and What Does It Do



If you have an Android device, you might have heard the term APK and wondered what it means. Lets quickly discuss what an APK is and why its important to Android. What Is an APK File? APK stands for Android Package Kit (also Android Application Package) and is the file format that Android uses to distribute and install apps. It contains all the elements that an app needs to install correctly on your device. Just likeEXE files on Windows, you can place an APK file on your Android device to install an app. Manually installing apps using APKs is called...

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Tuesday December 12, 2017 @ 02:33:06 AM mt

How to Change Languages in Google Chrome



Are you bilingual? Or do you perhaps dream of becoming bilingual? Luckily, the internet is awash with fantastic resources for helping you learn a foreign language. But using traditional language-learning methods is only half the battle. To truly master a foreign language, you need to undertake in what experts call immersion. Ideally, that means going and living in a place where the language youre learning is the native tongue. However, for most people, thats not possible. Instead, why not change the language on your computer, phone, and web browser?Hereshow to change the language in Google Chrome. How to Change Languages...

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Monday December 11, 2017 @ 05:39:09 PM mt

Facebook Kills the Ticker Showing Friends Activities



Facebook appears to have killed the Ticker, which previously showed you what your friends were doing on the social network in real time. Facebook is well known for changing things up on a regular basis, but the killing of the Ticker is odd in that theres been no official announcement. The Algorithmic Timeline Ticks Off Users Until 2011 your Facebook timeline showed you what your friends were doing in chronological order. The same way Twitter still works. Then Facebook controversially changed the timeline so that it surfaced the most relevant content instead, which has been both a blessing and a...

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