When on your Laptops Battery, IE might be the more Battery Efficient Browser on Windows Laptops

Internet Explorer, one of the most widely used...

Internet Explorer, one of the most widely used web browsers "Browser Market Share". Net Applications . . Retrieved 29 July 2011 . (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When you are working on the go, power is usually a limited resource


and you probably would want to get the most you can out of your laptops or netbooks battery, and that’s why you may want to consider using Internet Explorer when your using your Laptops battery. Check out this article that gives more factual details on why this is true, HERE.

Turn the Pages of PDF files on your iPad with a Head Gesture using MagicReader

An animation depicting a nodding gesture.

An animation depicting a nodding gesture. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The iPad on a table in the Apple case

The iPad on a table in the Apple case (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

With gestures hitting all over mobile devices, it was only a matter of time, that head gestures get added to the mix, and in this case, you can use the iPad program MagicReader to turn the pages of your PDF file using a gesture of your head, which sounds pretty cool, and the program is free, so make sure you check out MagicReader for the iPad.

Google’s Project Glass, The Future Of Mobile Computing?

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There has been much talk about the Google Glasses or the more official name for the product being Project Glass, which is the concept of having a mobile computer unit with you gives you a entirely new way to interface the world, which sounds pretty awesome, the demo video of what it should be able to do is also pretty cool, but with anything like this, time will tell if the technology will mature and make a real impact, but for now Project Glass looks pretty interesting to say the least, for more check out Project Glass.

Find out which Printer Ink is the best Deal by Comparing

An Epson C45 Inkjet Printer.

An Epson C45 Inkjet Printer. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

You might find Printer ink a mystery in terms of figuring out which one is the best deal, but that all comes back to your Printer, and the Ink it supports, so first you’ll need to pick the right printer, then research the ink the printer uses to figure out if its affordable, but to get started on this task you might be best served by checking out this article that gives you more of the background behind this issue HERE.

Manage Group projects using the Podio service

Podio Fluid Icon

Podio Fluid Icon (Photo credit: Todd Smith-Salter)

It might seem hard to manage group projects, but you can cut down the hassle a bit by using the service Podio to manage your group projects, and the service is free so it might be worth a peak, for more check out the service Podio.

Dropbox Referrals can earn you Free Space

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Dropbox has recently given a reward to those that refer the service to others by giving you a 500MB reward for referring someone as a free account holder, and a 1GB reward for referring someone as a paid account holder, for more check out this official Dropbox post HERE.

Taking another Look at your Antivirus Solution

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A candidate icon for Portal:Computer security (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Most people think its probably enough to find out what A/V products have the best reviews, purchase or obtain a copy, install the program and your protected, but in reality this is far from the truth for so many reasons, the most important being your already insecure in a way by the virtue of you thinking that one A/V product is going to protect you completely, which it may appear to be, but for many reason it might not, perhaps the vendor isn’t aware of a threat, perhaps the vendor has allowed the virus to be installed on your system, for example law enforcement request that spy software that can be viewed as malicious code are allowed to be installed on a users system without their A/V client alerting them to a threat. You may want to re-think your A/V solution and while doing so check out this article that might give you a better understanding of how you can go about securing yourself HERE.

Instagram has finally arrived for your Android Device


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If your big on sharing your photos on various social networks, then a tool like Instagram is really useful to you, and although you might have used third party apps to gain access to the service in the past on your Android device, you can now get some Instagram love by grabbing the Android version of the app in the Play store, for more check out Instagram for Android.

Keep Track of your Network Activity In Windows Using NetSpeedMonitor

Windows 7 build 7600

Windows 7 build 7600 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

At times it might be useful to know how much of your networks bandwidth your using, and you might not be able to find that out so easily, but if your on a Windows Desktop you might want to grab the program NetSpeedMonitor to help you track down how much bandwidth your using, and you can find the information in your Task bar, for more check out NetSpeedMonitor for Windows.

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