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These tips will help you get the best possible battery life on a MacBook Air or MacBook Pro. Thanks to more efficient chips and improvements to software, the battery life on Apple’s computers continue to improve with each new model year. The company also includes various energy saving settings in its OS X operating system. […]

Ready to exercise your supreme Chrome skills? Learn how to set your location, easily view cached pages, and more! Pick your Geolocation Not interested in sharing your current location with the websites you’re visiting? Or maybe you want to see if you can get a better price on travel when booking from another state? Try […]

  The technology landscape has changed drastically since Google made its market debut 10 years ago. Google’s IPO and its co-founders had a big hand in that evolution. Ten years ago, Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin introduced the world to the search engine’s now-famous mantra: Don’t be evil. The three-word vow is a […]

Microsoft released an update to its Windows Phone operating system last month. The Windows Phone 8.1 update is currently available for developers and will roll out to current Windows Phone 8 users over the next few months, although there is a way to manually update your device now. These tips will help you navigate the […]

Tablets are great for consuming entertainment and media, while laptops and other full PCs are required to actually create those works, or so the conventional wisdom goes. Some substitute the charged word “productivity” for creation, but the pitch is the same. You need one device for A, B, and C, and another for X, Y, […]

Admit it, your laptop is filthy. It’s time to clean it, from the screen to the keyboard to the vents. If you are like me, then you are sitting in front of a laptop that has seen cleaner days. No matter the make or model, it doesn’t take long for a laptop to start looking […]

You can’t stop Google from scanning your inbox or serving you ads, but you can opt out of receiving personalized ads in Gmail. And you can eliminate one prominent ad banner altogether. Google updated its terms of service this week to clarify the manner in which software automatically scans and analyzes the content of your […]