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iOS/Android App of the Week: Fing – Network Scanner

What’s on your network? You can always pull up your router’s web interface to get a sense of which devices are connected, but you’re probably just going to get a list of MAC addresses and assigned IPs—not very helpful. The app Fing – Network Scanner (iOS, Android) is a great, free way to get a […]

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macOS App of the Week: Amphetamine

Go ahead and get your Breaking Bad jokes out of your system. We’ll wait. Once you’re done, we recommend installing Amphetamine as soon as you can. This app is a super-tiny download, and it’s like giving your macOS machine caffeine pills. Once activated, your system will stop going to sleep.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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This Clever MacBook Touchscreen Hack Works Surprisingly Well Considering It Costs $1

To date, Apple’s mostly useless Touch Bar is the closest the company has ever come to selling a touchscreen Mac. But if you’ve got a spare dollar in your wallet, you could upgrade your MacBook with touchscreen-like functionality all by yourself using this wonderfully clever hack.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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iOS/Android App of the Week: WideProtect and Mr. Number

There are plenty of apps you can use to manage all the annoying phone calls you get on a regular basis—scammy calls, robocalls, survey calls, and anything else that doesn’t fall into the category of “calls from real people about things I care about.” Sometimes, though, you need to bust out the nuke. For iOS, […]

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Windows App of the Week: Steam Mover

If you’ve been gaming on Valve’s Steam service for a decent amount of time, you’ve probably heard of Steam Mover. It’s a great tool for transferring your multi-gigabyte Steam games to different hard drives on your system, in case your primary hard drive is running out of space (or bursting at the seams).Read more… Continue […]

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Install Both H&R Block Tax Software and Microsoft Office 365 For Just $90

Pick your this bundle of H&R Block Deluxe Tax Software plus a one-year subscription of the latest Microsoft Office 365 for just $90 today. The Microsoft Office normally sells for $100 by itself and the H&R Block typically sells for $30, so this will save you around $40 if you were planning on buying both of […]

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How to Install Software on Linux

So you’ve made the switch to Linux. Or you’re thinking of making the switch. But you have questions that might be stopping you from fully diving in. One of the biggest concerns most new users have is, “What software is available and how do I install it?”Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Here’s An Extremely Rare Deal On Our Readers’ Favorite VPN Service [Exclusive]

It’s not hard to find good deals on VPN subscriptions, but our readers’ favorite service, Private Internet Access, is notable for hardly ever running sales. Just for our readers though, they’re opening back up their holiday offer of two years for $60, down from the usual $70. That’s just $2.50 per month to protect…Read more… […]

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How to Deal With Apple’s New iPhone-Crashing iOS Bug

Apple’s in the news again today and (again) it’s not for a good reason. A newly-discovered bug that’s capable of crashing your iPhone or Mac computer is making the rounds, and it’s a pretty nasty one. Here’s what to do if your device gets targeted, and how to protect yourself.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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A $500 PC and an AI Did a Way Better Job Erasing Henry Cavill’s Justice League Mustache Than Expensive VFX

There’s a long list of things wrong with the Justice League movie, not the least of which being the hasty and poorly-executed digital removal of Henry Cavill’s mustache that he couldn’t shave during the film’s reshoots. But not to worry, some random dude on the internet with a $500 used PC and a world-changing AI […]

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Get A Head Start On Your Refund With These Massive, One-Day Tax Software Discounts From Amazon

It’s still pretty early to be thinking about filing your taxes, but since you won’t be able to do it on a postcard, you’ll probably need some software to help you out. Luckily, if you buy it today, you stand to save big. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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