Being a technology enthusiast can be expensive. Buying gadgets is a drain on your budget, learning new skills can cost money, maintaining equipment or tools can add up . . . and the same is true of any other hobby (my own hobby, board gaming, can also be very expensive, so I sympathize). But just

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It’s no secret that Microsoft is trying real hard to get people onto Windows 10. And even though their methods are questionable — annoying at best, destructive at worst — we can’t deny that the new operating system (OS) offers a lot of improvements that weren’t available before. In this article, we’re going to explore the

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Many companies let their employers access important services with their own devices. Most of the time, this doesn’t cause any problems, but it does remove a bit of control. If a big mistake is made, it could end up causing a huge breach! Whether you own a company and let your employees use their own devices,

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All of the big modern browsers offer a Do Not Track feature — you tick a box in the settings, and your browser lets every website you visit know that you don’t want to be tracked across the Internet. It seems like a great idea, but does it really protect your privacy? Do websites respect your

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Safe browsing is more of an ongoing task than a set-it-and-forget-it affair. You have to generate strong passwords and manage them, sidestep malicious pranks and scripts, protect your web activity from trackers, dodge email spam, keep your files and personal info safe, and so on — there’s just so much to do and it can

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A few weeks ago, I started noticing a weird bug with the Spotify desktop app for Windows: after an advertisement played, instead of resuming music playback the app would just pause, requiring me to manually hit Play again. After a bit of searching on the web, I realized I wasn’t the only one having this

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