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If Your Password Is On This List, You Should Change It Immediately

Every year, SplashData releases a list of the the most common passwords we use for services around the web. Think of your password for Facebook, Twitter, your email, PayPal, eBay, Pinterest, Pandora or Spotify, and others that require you to sign in. Is it easy to guess? If it’s on this list, the answer is [...]

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How To: Create Custom Maps With Google Maps

For all those times you need to create customized maps with specific points of interest, stops along a route, or numerous locations, Google Maps Engine is a dream come true. It’s been around for a while, but I thought I’d take the time to give you a simple tutorial on using it. I’m working on [...]

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How To Download Your Twitter History

If you’ve ever wondered what your first tweet was, here’s your chance to find out. Twitter allows you to download your entire Twitter history, and it actually sorts the information into easily digestible monthly chunks of time—super helpful for those who tweet multiple times a day, since those 140 characters add up quick. In Twitter, [...]

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[How To] Easily Change Your Homepage In Chrome

It might seem easy for some, but the task of setting one’s home page can be daunting for others. So, I’ve compiled this quick and easy guide to setting Google as your home page in Chrome. Google Chrome This one is a no-brainer. Google is the home page for Chrome browser by default, so there’s [...]

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How To Make Your Passwords More Secure With LastPass

Seemingly every week in the news there are stories about web companies getting hacked, security breaches that result in passwords being exposed and consumer accounts being put at risk. In some cases, the bad guys simply break into customer accounts by using lists of commonly used passwords that many people use out of convenience. There [...]

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How To Make Your Computer Screen Easier To Read At Night

If you’re reading this at night or early in the morning when it’s dark outside, look at the darkness out the nearest window, and then look at your computer screen. When you pause to think about this for a second, you’ll realize that the computer screen is much brighter than it needs to be at [...]

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How To Stop Google+ Strangers From Emailing You

Last week Google announced the new Google+ and Gmail integration which means people from Google+ can email Gmail users even if they don’t know their email address. Since then, you’ve probably received an email that looks a bit like THIS that is explaining the new changes and what it means to us.  Google is trying [...]

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How To Take A Screen Shot On A Mac

Command-Shift-3: This will take a shot of your entire screen (you’ll hear the camera shutter) and save it to your desktop as a file like Screen Shot 2014-14-1 at 11.03 AM. Command-Shift-4: This will give you cross hairs to select an area.  Any area you select will be in your screen shot and saved on [...]

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How To Return That Unwanted Gift Back To Amazon

It’s easy to return gifts your friends or family purchased from a brick and mortar retail store, but what about gifts from Amazon.com? While not as fast as walking into your local big box store and walking out with cash a few minutes later, it’s actually a fairly painless process. Amazon knows many people order [...]

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Taking An Unlocked Phone To T-Mobile? Here Are The Settings You Need For Data

I’ve written extensively about T-Mobile in this last year, particularly about how they’re transforming the wireless industry and putting other telecom execs on notice. They’re bold. They’re brash. They’re loud and proud. And in truth, they’ve come a long way. T-Mobile and CEO John Legere have a lot to be proud of for what they’ve [...]

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