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Apps & Software
The 5 Worst Tech Purchases
Arm yourself with the knowledge to avoid tech duds the next time a salesperson pushes a receipt-padding purchase — you’ll know when to walk away.
30-Second Tech Trick: How to Get Started with iOS 7
Amazon One-Day Deal: Refurbished 9-inch Kindle Fire HD Tablet for $179
Though these are refurbished models, Amazon says they are “certified to work and look like new” and carry the same one-year warranty as new models.
How The Pirate Bay’s Anti-Censorship ‘PirateBrowser’ Works
A customized version of Firefox claims to throw off censorship shackles.
6 Apps That Turn Your Phone into a Radio
Listening to the regular old radio is a drag. You have to suffer through commercials, DJs who talk too much and songs you don’t like. But if you have a smartphone, you don’t have to put up with it.
50 Best Android Apps for 2013
Must-have Android apps for newbies and enthusiasts alike
The Most Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts
Here are the most useful keyboard shortcuts in Mountain Lion (and all OS X versions, starting with OS X 10.2 Jaguar), plus a selection of trackpad swipes, flicks, taps and pinches.
Best Weather Apps for iPhone and Android
Hopefully one of these weather apps will fit your needs perfectly… and don’t forget to pack your umbrella!
What You Need to Know About Mobile Security
As smartphones and tablets become increasingly popular, so do threats that target mobile devices exclusively.
Evernote, One Note, Google Keep: Which Should You Use?
There are many note-taking apps and systems out there, but these three with their ties into larger product families are your best options for staying organized at home, at work and on the go.
50 Must-Have iPad Apps
Fifty must-have apps, from A to Z: here’s a list of essentials every iPad owner should consider