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Awesome February 13, 2013 posted by

Cliplets – how to easily create haunting cinemagraphs on your PC for free [Freeware]

In case you hadn’t heard, there’s a growing craze in town and it’s called cinemagraphs. The technique, which was created by Kevin Burg and Jamie Beck in 2009, marries cool photography with the animation qualities of the .GIF image format. The result is something that’s not quite a photo and not quite a video.


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Cliplets – how to easily create haunting cinemagraphs on your PC for free [Freeware]
Bookmark This! February 8, 2013 posted by

11 Cool Things You Can Make Out of Ordinary Waste Cardboard To Help Lower Landfill

Look around you right now. Chances are you’re within 20 paces of some form of waste cardboard…packaging, wrapping, boxes, containers, you name it. Despite the march of progress we seem to use as much, if not more, of the stuff. Maybe it’s all Amazon.com’s fault? Whatever the reason, there’s no need for us to make matters worse by just chucking it all onto landfill, as happens a lot. We should take inspiration from these people and try and work out…


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11 Cool Things You Can Make Out of Ordinary Waste Cardboard To Help Lower Landfill
Awesome January 29, 2013 posted by

Amazon Hack: how to get free Amazon eBooks in your favorite genre delivered to your inbox every week. [Freeware]

[Update: Amazon has killed this service for some reason, by removing the RSS feature. A good alternative you may enjoy however is Daily Free Books US and Daily Free Books UK.] You like books, right? Not fussy whether they’re paper or digital? Well then step right up and we’ll give you an instant guide to building a free personal library of Amazon eBooks, and what’s more books that you’re actually going to want to read, because they are in your…


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Amazon Hack: how to get free Amazon eBooks in your favorite genre delivered to your inbox every week. [Freeware]
diy March 6, 2012 posted by

The Logitech Mouse Double Click Problem and How To Fix It!

We’ve long had a love hate relationship with Logitech mice. On the one hand they’re ergonomically designed and feature the wonderfully useful hyperscroll wheel for sweeping through documents and web pages, but on the other they suffer from a fundamental fault after a few years of use, when the mouse buttons start to fail (note that other mice also seem to suffer from the problem, although we’re not sure whether that’s because they’re OEM models made by the Logitech factory). Despite our rant…


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The Logitech Mouse Double Click Problem and How To Fix It!
Awesome November 3, 2011 posted by

Turn Your Samsung Galaxy Phone Into An HD Media Center For Less Than $70

We’ve raved about the Samsung Galaxy S2 smartphone before, so we won’t retread old ground, except to say it’s an awesome Android handset, which deservedly has gained a huge fan club around the world. One thing that makes it so special is the versatility that having a 1.2 dual core processor gives you, and nowhere is that more obvious than in the fact that the phone provides full HD video output to your television, so we thought we’d give it…


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Turn Your Samsung Galaxy  Phone Into An HD Media Center For Less Than $70
Awesome November 30, 2010 posted by

34 Cool and Unusual Ways to Make Money on the Web

  Just about everyone knows how to earn money from the Web nowadays, right? You slap up a quick website, put some Google Adsense ads on it and wait for the cash to roll in. Or not. Even banner ads and affiliate schemes can be hard work when you’re starting out. But the good news is that there are other ways you can make money from the Internet, some weird, others not so. Follow us down Money Lane as we point out some…


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34 Cool and Unusual Ways to Make Money on the Web
Hacks & How to October 21, 2008 posted by

Mobile Broadband Roaming – how to grab fast Internet cheaply while travelling

I spent a few weeks wandering around Europe and Scandinavia this summer and learned a few things about catching mobile broadband access at the right kind of price which I thought I might share with you. First off, mobile broadband roaming is disgustingly expensive if you do it via the normal, use your own SIM card way. Data roaming prices are the 21st century form of piracy, and the sooner the authorities clamp down on it, the better. That said, there…


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Mobile Broadband Roaming – how to grab fast Internet cheaply while travelling