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Sennheiser MM 550-X Wireless Travel Headphones Review and Giveaway

If you’re looking at a new pair of headphones (and I’m talking about the on-ear/over-the-ear kind, not the little earbuds), it’s definitely worthwhile investing some money into them; especially if you’re looking for a good pair to last you for years to come. Over-the-ear headphones are typically more expensive, but they are more comfortable to wear for long periods of time, and tend to product great quality audio. If you’re using them out and about, it might be a good idea to look out for a pair with noise cancellation. Finally, while you’re at it, why not add wireless Bluetooth…Read the ful

Back-To-School 2013: Tablet Buying Guide

Tablets are an important tool for students; they can be used for carrying your eTextbooks, taking notes during lectures, or doing online research. They are so light that you would hardly even notice one in your backpack. Heck, you can even get a decent education just from Android apps. Whether you’re looking for a cheap 7-inch tablet or a full-featured 10-inch tablet, this guide can help you out. For those unsure about which size tablet to get, you’ll want to check out Matt’s article on how much screen size really matters — do you want a heavier, more expensive tablet…Read the full article:

Darktable vs. Shotwell: Two Great Photo Editing Applications For Linux

Until recently, Linux only had GIMP as an acceptable photo editing tool. That’s changed, thanks to a couple new tools that provide impressive features: Darktable and Shotwell. The great thing about these two tools is that they are specifically developed for editing photos, rather than general image manipulation. This ultimately provides a better-designed interface and a more efficient workflow. I compared the two applications based on the interface and features in order to see which is the best tool for the job. Shotwell Shotwell is a rather lightweight application found in most Gnome-based di


5 Kickstarter-Funded Games You Will Want To Play In 2014

It takes a long time, large sums of money, and lots of skilled and dedicated people to produce a video game. The biggest titles released on multiple platforms have budgets of tens of millions of dollars, with developers and publishers investing the cash in the hope of recouping it all (and more) when the game is released. The problem is many games over the years haven’t turned a profit, and this h
9 IFTTT Hacks To Superpower Your Life With Google Calendar

IFTTT is a great way to superpower and automate your life. From saving and making money, to organizing your social life and automating you Facebook Page; with your iPhone, or even with your own IFTTT recipes, there are endless ways you can use IFTTT to make your day better. Your calendar is a big part of your productivity, and managing it right can make the difference between being organized, arri
Has Someone Used Your PC? 3 Ways to Check

The keyboard is misplaced. Someone left some food crumbs on your desk. Your monitor is tilted at an odd angle. You know someone has been using your computer, but you don’t have any evidence to nail down the culprit. Or do you? The truth is that the person who used your computer not only left behind crumbs of evidence on your desk, but they’ve also likely left crumbs of evidence on the computer its
Can You Really Get A Good Performing Gaming PC For Under $1000?

Computer games are not as difficult to run as they once were, but they’re still among the most demanding tasks most users will ask of their PC. An inexpensive desktop or laptop still has little chance of running the latest-and-greatest, so would-be PC gamers have to ask themselves; how much can I, and should I, spend? For many the $1000 mark is an important cut-off. Computers under this are genera
Great Chrome Web Apps and Extensions for Musicians

Musicians rejoice! There are several apps and extensions available for Chrome that will aid you in your life and journey of musicianship. There are apps that will let you practice the piano while sitting at your desk. Some will display guitar tabs for you. Others will help you make instrument purchases with ease. If you’re a musician and you use Chrome, you’ll want to check out these apps. The thi
Apple’s Revised User Support Website Now Includes 24/7 Online Chat Service

If you are a Mac or iOS user, you should know that Apple has revamped its user support site, so you can now get online and use 24/7 live chat support and other service options. The redesigned support site starts with a visual display of Apple products and services that link you to the different topics and issues you may be trying to troubleshoot. For example, the iPhone category consists of subtop
How To Really Start Conversations Around Your Facebook Photos

So you’re a new startup for an app/gadget/website/service, or maybe you’re just a freelances trying to sell yourself, and you aren’t sure how exactly to get conversation going on your Facebook Page. Look around — it seems like photos are all the rage these days, right? Yeah, yeah. So photos have always been a huge aspect of Facebook. We know. But honestly, it’s really just a matter of how you use