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Hacks for Part-time Students

Image Coutesy: Funny PotatoHaving a career or job and going to school is a tremendously hard thing to do. Whether you are meshing school and work together during the day or going to class after completing the nine to five, you’re under a lot of pressure. In cases like this, time becomes even more of ...

DIY Dorm Style Hacks

 Image Courtesy Instructables user noahwWhen arriving at school college students usually give frugality their best shot. Some of them fail miserably and trimuph. One of the biggest expenses going into college is making their dorm room look cool as well as comfortable.  When I was at orientation, the estimated cost spend on outfitting dorm rooms ...

Making the Case for Twitter

This past New Year, the Official Facebook blog proclaimed they had surpassed 150 million useImage Courtesy: igatgetlifers. Twitter keeps quiet about how many users it has. There have been projections that put their user base at around four million people. At first glance, the idea of Twitter seems the same as the Facebook status feature. ...

Your Second Brain Brought to you by Evernote

The BasImage Courtesy: Maleroics Winner of the 2008 Open Web Blogger’s and People’s Choice Awards, Evernote definitely deserves all the hype it’s been getting. The application is innovative and is helpful for more than taking notes in class. Evernote gives you photographic and searchable memory. As long as you have a camera, iPhone or a ...

Free Alternatives to Office and iWork

Image Courtesy: CNET News BlogThe Web 2.0 era has changed the internet so much. The browser has become some many different things. Some of the things they can do now, is create documents, spreadsheets and even presentations all on the web. Where could one do such a thing? Well, as long as you have a ...

Getting the Most out of iTunes

Photo Courtesy: MCExtender RockBox For readers who are struggling to hold on to that old iPod, there’s hope. Rockbox has come to the rescue. This open-source firmware allows user’s to edit the interface of their music player’s UI. This allows listeners to not only add something new, but also create something unique. Besides making music ...