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Remove Zoom From Your Mac Right Now

The Zoom video conferencing app contains two big security issues for Mac users. First, uninstalling the app the regular way doesn’t actually remove it from your system; instead, by installing Zoom, you’ve actually installed a persistent web server on your system that can be used to reinstall the app without your…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Use This Webtool to Rip Videos from Tweets and Embed Them in Your Own

Reaction videos are a cultural currency these days—they can punch up your social media posts and have evolved into their own genre of comedy. They’re especially popular on Twitter, but since Twitter doesn’t have a way to save or copy videos from another person’s Tweets, it’s hard to reuse a reaction video you found in…Read […]

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Which Transcription Service to Use for Every Job

With audio transcription, you get what you pay for. For a dollar per minute of audio, Rev will give you a well-formatted transcript. For 25 cents a minute (a little lower for large volumes), Trint will give you a transcript riddled with errors, but will help you correct it with a sophisticated editing tool. And […]

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Find Examples of Word Use With This Web App

A thesaurus is a fruitful tool when you use it befittingly. If you fathom what you’re performing, a thesaurus patronizes you find the merited word for your specific ballgame. But if you ply synonyms without kenning their shadinesses of gist, you will look really speechless. You need to apprehend each word you utilize,…Read more… Continue […]

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Name Your Next Project With This Pun Generator 

At Gizmodo Media, Lifehacker’s parent company, we love a portmanteau. A lot of our sister sites, as well as their subdomains, are combinations of existing words: Deadspin evokes backspin but also ESPN; Gizmodo contains gizmo and mod. Lifehacker’s subsites find a second meaning within a word or phrase: Skillet contains …Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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We Tested a Teleprompter That You Control With Your Voice

When you shoot a video with a teleprompter, you usually have three options: find someone to sit and scroll the words manually; set an app to auto-scroll and hope you can keep up; or handle a remote, which costs money and distracts you during your delivery. We were excited to discover Teleprompt.me, the…Read more… Continue […]

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Check Your Stock Portfolio Every Morning With These Sites

Lifehacker finance Jedi Alicia Adamczyk would warn against the practice—and it’s good advice—but it can be tough to resist the temptation to check the stock market every day. You don’t have to do anything with this information; sometimes it’s just nice to watch the world burn, as it were, because someone said or did…Read more… […]

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Digital Fads Like the ‘Twinning’ App Are Almost Always Bad for Your Privacy

It’s a new year, folks, but there’s still one last data leak from 2018 we need to discuss. If you spent any time online over the holiday break, you’ve probably seen someone on Facebook or Twitter posting photos from Popsugar’s Twinning app, which uses facial recognition to tell you what celebrities you may kind of,…Read […]

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This Interactive Tool Helps You Craft Better Apologies

Anybody can spew out some half-assed apology to save face, but a real apology takes serious introspection, sincerity, and focuses on helping the victim heal. It’s not easy to do, but this simple interactive tool can help if you’re struggling. “It’s good that you’re here,” the first screen reads when you load it up.…Read more… […]

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This Ad Blocker Replaces Ads with Affirmations

Ad trackers know everything about you, and so target you with ads you’re most likely to click on. Ad-blocking software either removes or blocks these ads from running, leaving empty boxes or grey banners in their wake. But if you hate negative space and love positive mantras, Intently might be your ad blocker of…Read more… […]

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This Ad Blocker Replaces Ads with Affirmations

Ad trackers know everything about you, and so target you with ads you’re most likely to click on. Ad-blocking software either removes or blocks these ads from running, leaving empty boxes or grey banners in their wake. But if you hate negative space and love positive mantras, Intently might be your ad blocker of…Read more… […]

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Find and Purge Unwanted Recurring Charges with This Virtual Assistant

Most of us are guilty of having subscriptions for services that we no longer need or use (or possibly didn’t even know we had in the first place). Sometimes we keep them around because it’s the path of least resistance or because “cancel Ancestry.com” has been languishing at the bottom of our to do lists […]

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Export Your Bookmarks from Delicious to Pinboard (or Anywhere Else)

In a press release on the company’s blog, Pinboard, the world’s best social bookmarking site for introverts, announced it has acquired Delicious, the unwanted step-child of bookmarking platforms, from Delicious Media, the company that acquired Delicious from Science in 2016, the company that bought it from AVOS in…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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