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Really Private Browsing - An Unofficial User's Guide to Tor

Privacy on the internet is a constantly evolving battleground. And for good reason. Revelations concerning government spying programs, almost daily data breaches, and less than transparent corporations are de rigueur. Tin foil hats abound; more and more citizens around the globe are taking note of their privacy… and where it is going. 

There are a number of tools focused on protecting the privacy of regular citizens, like you and I. One of the most powerful tools at our disposal is Tor. 

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The Productivity Payoffs of a Calm Mind

Calm may seem like an odd place to turn when wanting to become more productive. But as you invest in calm, I think you’ll find what we did: that the benefits are so profound that you never want to give them up.

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10 Crucial Features to Use in Your Wireless Router Setup at Home

A wireless router is a simple device that shares Internet access to your home without the need for cables. For the most part, it just works. Once you’ve turned it on, you don’t really need to touch it ever again.

But if you do that, you’re likely missing out on a lot of extra features — ones that could make your network perform more smoothly, improve your gaming experience, and enable you to control who is on your network and when.

In this guide, we’ll take a look at ten extra features your router may offer to see what makes them useful and how you could benefit by using them.


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13 Android Tips & Tricks You Probably Didn't Know About

Android is a great little operating system. It’s absolutely packed with great features, awesome hacks, and time-saving tricks.

But how much do you really know about your phone or tablet?

Sure, you can make phone calls and send texts, but we bet there is something in this article that you weren’t aware of.

Download this free guide to learn some helpful Android tips and tricks.

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An Introduction to Virtual Desktop & Task View in Windows 10

Task View and Virtual Desktop are a novel Windows features that made a debut in Windows 10.

How many of you have actually used these features? It’s a shame if you haven’t because Task View and Virtual Desktop are awesome.

Task View and Virtual Desktops are quality-of-life enhancements that you shouldn’t overlook.

Here’s why they are useful and how you can start making use of them right now.

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How to Set Up Your Wireless and USB Printer in Linux

Under ideal circumstances, printing on Linux will just work. This is true whether you’re using a USB cable or connecting over a network.

Depending on what printer you own, your experience may not go so smoothly. Fortunately, this guide will help you work out the kinks.


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How to Create Custom Functions in Google Sheets

Have you ever wished your spreadsheet was as smart as you? Well, it may never be quite that smart, but with a little help from Google Scripts you can create your own custom functions and get it just a bit closer to that goal.

Google Sheets already has a lot of great features to handle numerical calculations, look-ups, and string manipulation, to name a few. However, you might find yourself needing to build lengthy or complex formulas that are difficult or impossible with the built-in options. If this is you, then you should consider taking the next step and building your own custom functions.

This guide will demonstrate how to accomplish this using a simple Google Script.

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10 Amazing Google Chrome Experiments You Need to Try

It’s no secret that some of us have a love-hate relationship with Google Chrome. The browser takes up more resources than any other, but it has its positive points too. For example, it is blazing fast, especially with JavaScript. If you want to see the full scope of this, check out Chrome Experiments.

Chrome Experiments is a Google project to showcase creative efforts by web developers who use new Internet standards like JavaScript, HTML5, WebGL, Canvas, and more. It’s a great way to play with, learn about, and experience these new browser technologies.

Of course, not everything you get is gold. Some Chrome Experiments are quite silly, but some are downright brilliant. We’ve featured 10 amazing experiments once before, so we dug into the catalog to find 10 more—and dare we say, better—Chrome Experiments that you have to check out.

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5 Free Tools to Master Your PDF Files

The PDF has been around over two decades and you probably encounter it everywhere. There are loads of tools available to help you get the most from your PDFs, so we’ve rounded up some of the best that offer the features you’ll want to use all the time.

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7 Incredible Chrome Extensions to Improve Google Calendar

At this point, Google Calendar, or GCal, is the king of online calendar services. It has amazing features and tricks that no free calendar offers. Naturally, more developers are keen to make GCal better, and have built some amazing extensions for it. Let’s check them out.

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