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Learn Outside of the Classroom Online for Free

Learn Outside of the Classroom Online for Free

Educate yourself beyond the college or high school curricula by taking online classes with Coursera or Khan Academy. Both web-based companies provide a legitimate path to expanding your knowledge for free by offering a wide range of courses online. Taking courses online is usually pursued by students who want an alternative approach to earning an ...

Smartphone AI in Emergencies

Smartphone AI in Emergencies

Your smartphone has a secret. Its built-in personal assistant feature failed the performance test. Android, Windows and Apple mobile devices, despite their so-called intelligent coding, need more learning in order to help you in a personal, mental or medical crisis. A report in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMMA) Internal Medicine published in ...

Choosing the Right Laptop for College

Choosing the Right Laptop for College

If you’re struggling to decide on a laptop for college, you’re likely stuck on two major factors: price and operating system. And while a laptop is certainly an item worth investing in, your parents may not feel the same when they see you eyeing the $1200-minimum Macbook Pro or a similarly-priced Windows gaming laptop. Let’s ...

3 Excellent Free Traffic Apps

3 Excellent Free Traffic Apps

You never know where bad traffic will screw up your commute…unless you get an app that keeps you informed, of course. There are plenty of apps to guide you, but they range in cost — from $1 to $35 (hello there Tom Tom). You don’t need to pay all that, though, since some very smart, ...

Use Command Hooks to Create Tablet Stations Throughout Your Home

Use Command Hooks to Create Tablet Stations Throughout Your Home

If you find yourself lacking the motivation to do the dishes, installing a tablet-holding station in your kitchen will add a little entertainment to this otherwise monotonous task. Using Command hooks, you can create tablet stations throughout your home to make leaving the couch much less difficult during a Netflix binge. The idea comes to ...

How to Secure Your Mac After a Proctored Online Test

How to Secure Your Mac After a Proctored Online Test

As more college courses become available online, more students will be subjected to proctored online tests. Remote proctors help quell the concerns many in higher education have about students cheating on tests and exams that weigh heavily on grades. If you haven’t been subjected to one yourself, the idea is a high-tech version of your ...

Pizza Compass for iPhone Steers You Toward Nearby Pizzerias

Pizza Compass for iPhone Steers You Toward Nearby Pizzerias

If you use an iPhone and love pizza, a new app wants to be your personal pizzeria navigator. Pizza Compass is a simple solution to those on-the-go hunger cravings, using data from Foursquare to find the most convenient places to grab a slice. The app’s creator, Daniel Blackman, got the idea while out with friends. ...

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