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4 Excellent Online Alternatives to PowerPoint

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Microsoft Powerpoint has become such a ubiquitous part of presentation culture that people speak of “making a PowerPoint” rather than “making a presentation”. It makes sense that this software is so popular. It’s part of the core Office package and it’s a powerful, comprehensive piece of software. That’s also PowerPoint’s biggest downfall. If you’re a […]

Differences Between the Many Archive Compressed File Formats

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If you’re a file hoarder, file compression is something you absolutely must know about. Although storage technology continues to improve at a rapid rate, efficiency is never a bad thing. Not to mention, many of our file standards today dwarf those of the past—the 128 kbps MP3s we used to download on Napster have now […]

7 Easy Ways To Radically Speed Up Your WordPress Website

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To quote a classic movie, “I feel the need, the need for speed!”. That is now also Google’s mantra when it comes to ranking websites. Is your site fast enough for mobile visitors? If not, you are going to find your beloved first page ranking ripped to shreds. Google provides a handy tool which measures […]

The Best Add-Ons To Power Up Your Google Office Suite

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We are in the era of the cloud, where word processing apps are free, online, and available wherever there is an Internet connection. It’s a good time to be creative. Although Microsoft is trying to break into the cloud word processing market with Office Online, it is Google who rules the roost in this area […]

5 Best Free Disposable Email Accounts

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Disposable email accounts have many benefits over a regular email account, but also some disadvantages. Disposable, or temporary email accounts, come in all shapes and sizes with different features. We’ll look at the best free disposable email accounts that will get you online with a real email address in seconds that you can use just […]

The 6 WordPress Plugins You MUST Have On Each Installation

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Over the years, I have done countless installations of Wordpress on both my own websites and for other peoples domains. During this time, I have come to rely on an essential core of 6 free WordPress plugins which I have come to strongly feel every website should have by default. You can download them all […]

The 5 Best Browser Tools To Protect Your Online Privacy

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Visiting a website these days is no longer enough. When you leave the website, they then want to know where you are going next. They want to leave tracking cookies on your browser. Thanks to analytics tools like Google Analytics, they even want to register everything from your geographical location right down to what color […]

The 7 Browser Extensions That Every Chrome User Should Be Using

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Despite playing around with various browsers over the years, I always end up coming back to Chrome. I know that Google is not the best company when it comes to privacy but they make one hell of a browser nevertheless. Part of why Chrome is so good is the sheer number of extensions you can […]

10 Tips on Getting the Most out of Github

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GitHub is an online hosting service for mostly computer code with version control. Think about Github as a cloud-based development service for code and other similar types of files. Github boasts over 30 million users who are all sharing, developing and working together to build tomorrow’s software. It hosts source code projects in different programming […]

The Best IFTTT Alternatives

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IFTTT, or If This, Then That, is an online tool that makes it easy to automate almost anything. These automated processes are called “recipes,” and anyone can upload them. If you want to post all email subject lines containing the word “goat” to Twitter, you can. If you want your smart lights to flash your […]