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Best Firefox Browsing Add-ons
Firefox is not the lightest and speediest of browsers, but it has so many features packed in that makes it the third most popular browser in the world (as of November this year). That being said, Firefox Add-ons are one way to make the experience so much better in various... Read more
Best Android Web Browsers
One of the things going for devices running on Android is that users can customize to their heart’s content. The platform is much more open than its rival, iOS, and this makes a huge difference for people who want to be able to tweak their devices to suit their... Read more
The Best IM Apps
How do you communicate with your friends and family when you’re not talking face to face? What is your default medium of communication? Text/SMS? Voice call? Back in the day everyone was raving about text messaging. From around 2003 to 2010, text messaging was definitely the “in” thing. But... Read more
5 Best Extensions For Google Chrome
Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers in the world, thanks to the continuous efforts of its development team; not to mention the giant marketing machine that is the Big G. As of October of this year, Google Chrome has 44.9% of the market, beaten only... Read more
Top 10 Apps for Windows 8
It has been less than a month since the official launch of Windows 8. Users are slowly and gradually getting the hang of how it works and what the new features are for. In the midst of this, the apps have surprisingly been ignored. Most of the attention has... Read more
Best Time Wasting Mobile Games For iOS
When it comes to wasting our time in the most fun ways possible there is almost no better solution than Apple’s iOS platform. Whether you take a moment or two with Bad Piggies or simple start 95 games at the same time with Words With Friends it is easy... Read more
Must-Have Safari Extensions
We all have our browser of choice, and for me, that’s Safari. While I have had some issues lately with crashing when right-clicking to open a link in a new tab, I have to say that this browser still remains my default. That’s not saying I don’t use alternative... Read more
Best Screencast Programs For Windows
Screencasts are an excellent way to show people how to perform certain actions using their computers. By capturing computer movements and voice recordings screencasts allow visual learners to see exactly how they should perform certain tasks. Screencasts also allow the tutorial creator to quickly create guides without the need... Read more
The Best Fully Managed Cloud Hosting Services
With its ability to scale for virtually any amount of traffic, the east of use offered and reliable pricing that won’t break the bank cloud hosting has become one of the better options for small, medium and large scale businesses. Whether you need to host one or 100 websites... Read more
The Best Project Management Software
Three different names in project management software to help you keep track of your team and handle your projects and tasks in a more efficient manner. Collaboration is one of the critical activities in any team. It is even more crucial to have clear and transparent channels of communication... Read more
The Best To-Do Apps
To-do apps come highly in my list of priorities, for I am a creature of habit. I like working independently, but when it comes to the point, a list of what has to be done is imperative to get actually get things done. That’s why I am a sucker... Read more
The Best Social Media Apps
Facebook on Thursday announced that more than one billion people are now using the company’s services. With hundreds of millions using other services and more social networks popping up every single day it’s a smart idea to understand which apps are worth using for your mobile devices, tablets and... Read more
The Best Smartphone Security Apps
Smartphone security apps were once thought to be a luxury not needed by most mobile users. As smartphone use has continued to grow at a rapid rate so too has the number of mobile viruses. Whether you’re operating an Apple iOS device or the newest Google Android smartphone the download... Read more
The Best Multiplayer iOS Games
It might not be the best thing to admit, but I have thought – and said – more than once, that the iPad is a rather expensive mobile gaming device. I don’t know what you use your iPad for the most, but for me, it really is mainly a... Read more
The Best Map Apps to Help You Survive iOS6
Even the most enthusiastic of Apple users have to admit defeat – albeit probably temporarily – when it comes to Apple Maps. In my comparison of Apple Maps and Google Maps prior to the official launch of the former, it was already rather clear that Google Maps still reigns supreme.... Read more
The Best Cloud Based Office Tools
The cloud has made it possible for a massive amount of users to collaborate on projects by simply logging onto the internet and access shared files. As cloud computing becomes more prevalent numerous products have begun to enter the market. If you plan to access the web and share... Read more
The 5 Best Cloud Storage Apps
Cloud storage has made our lives so much easier, doing away with many of the issues related to backing up important files and sharing data. The need for physical storage devices, which highlight issues such as space, cost, and portability, is practically a non-issue for the average user, thanks... Read more
Is Outlook.com Better Than Gmail?
Microsoft has struggled against Gmail in the email sector for years, something Microsoft hopes to remedy with the release of Outlook.com, the company’s answer to its own aging Hotmail.com service.  Launched with a beautifully crafted user interface Outlook.com looks more like a Google product than a Microsoft platform. The... Read more