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Connectify Hotspot For All Your Devices
To many of us tech users, wifi is now right up there with coffee and oxygen on the list of daily demands. Studies have already shown that free internet access is a major consideration for most travelers when choosing a hotel, and small businesses have been encouraged for years... Read more
Chrome Plugin, Focusbook, Helps You Avoid Social Media Drain
A new Chrome plugin helps you fight the urge to waste time on Facebook. We’ve all been there: “I gotta look up that guy’s phone number from my Facebook messages for this report.” Three hours and eighty-two cat videos later–along with a heated argument over the new Star Wars... Read more
Feedly: Lightweight, Fast, Easy To Use RSS Reader Worth Checking Out
Let’s just cut to the chase about Feedly, shall we? Feedly is an RSS reader that does exactly what it says it’s going to do, and doesn’t hold back on the features. If you want to follow your favorite news sites, gossip, eBay stuff, YouTube channels and shows, Tumblr... Read more
Why We All Need To Chill With ChillGlobal
ChillGlobal lets you watch Movies, TV, Sports, browse the internet, and shop without borders wherever you are in the globe…you don’t even need a credit card to get started… Is it all too good to be true? No, actually, it isn’t, and no one is more surprised than me….... Read more
Tor, Ghostery Give You Control Over Your Browsing Privacy
Privacy is a hot topic right now, with the numbers of large-scale hacking events and major data breaches on the rise. One of the chief concerns for tech users of any kind is the tracking of their internet activity, especially with breaches that have recently involved membership accounts on... Read more
ZenMate Chrome Browser Plug-In Adds Layer Of Privacy
Data security and personal privacy are hot topics in the tech world right now. News like the recent AshleyMadison breach–and the hugely embarrassing resulting aftermath, especially for key celebrities–has made even the most basic of tech users think twice about hopping online and browsing around. Fortunately, there are easy-to-use... Read more
Two New Updates To Support Your Network
FileHippo is the go-to source for secure software downloads, and as such each week offers both new releases to current favorites as well as brand-new software titles. All of these are designed with functionality and fun in mind, while keeping you free from malicious downloads. Two recent updates are... Read more
Make Any Display A Chrome OS Computer With Chromebit
Google and Asus have recently announced two new products: the Chromebook Flip and the Chromebit. Both come with new form factors for Google’s web-based platform Chrome OS. In the past year Chrome OS has seen huge growth in the education market, alongside personal users grabbing the low-cost netbook. Google... Read more
Digital Asset Management vs Cloud Storage
We all store our content in different ways. Some people use local storage, varying from HDD to NAS, others use software in the form of Cloud File Storage. Still other people choose to use DAM software. If you run a business, then more than likely you will need your... Read more
Need To Speed Up Your Downloads? Try Internet Download Manager
It is no wonder that Internet Download Manager is the application choice of many that want to increase their download speeds. IDM has the potential to increase the download speed up to 5x. The application has an intelligent download logic accelerator, which features intelligent dynamic file segmentation and incorporates safe multipart downloading technology to... Read more
Pocket Quick Guide
There are lots of ‘read-it-later’ services that are available on the Internet but Pocket is one of the best there is. It has changed a lot since the Instapaper-esq functions of the original service, to now encompass a broader range of tools. A key feature of Pocket is the way that... Read more
The Top Free Firefox Add-Ons You Should Have
In our recent poll to discover the most popular browser Firefox won hands down, bagging a whopping 50 percent of the votes. Apart from being fast and secure, Firefox has a plethora of add-ons, allowing you to install a huge variety of plug-ins. Here is a selection of add-ons... Read more
Download HotSpot Shield Now For Internet Security
Hotspot Shield is an internet security and privacy solution that builds a VPN between your device and its internet gateway. This stops any hackers or snoopers from spying on your online activities and protects sensitive information such as credit card details. The software also boasts features that include protection... Read more
Kaspersky Announces Anti-Phishing Browser
Cyber security specialist, Kaspersky Labs, have just announced ‘Safe Browser’ for Windows Phone.  Kaspersky announced the launch at MWC this week.  The browser is an alternative to Internet Explorer, which protects against phishing attacks.  It does this by automatically blocking dangerous links. The browser is available now on the Windows Phone Store... Read more
New Chrome App For iOS: Fullscreen Mode And Save To PDF
Chrome for iOS was updated early this month, with some features that users will find useful. The browser wars are still ongoing, with no signs of abating any time soon. With Internet browsers being the main thing people use – whether on their laptops or on their mobile devices... Read more Offers Passive Job Hunting
Did you know that 74% of workers are always job hunting? According to a 2012 study from CareerBuilder, almost three quarters of all workers are either actively searching for a new job or open to a new opportunity.  Enter  A new startup that is gaining some traction, Read more
Flipboard 2.0 Released
Current Flipboard users will flip for all of the new features that are included in Flipboard 2.0.  For those who are not familiar with the current version of Flipboard, it allows users to view content through magazine-style feeds.  The content can include a wide spectrum of things including items... Read more
CollegeFeed Connects College Students and Employers
A social site was launched for college students,on Tuesday. The social network was created so that Students could connect with each other and with potential employers. Collegefeed also gives students access to tuition help, interviewprep help, alumni and mentors, and assists the students with their job search. The feed,... Read more