Using Sense with Sleep Pill

Sense is a device that functions as a sleep tracker and also as an alarm clock. I have been using it for a few weeks now and I do really like it. How does it work? Sense pretty much consists of a small ‘ball’ that you place on your nightstand. This ball has sensors for […]

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SlideBean – A Better Way to Create Presentations

If you’ve ever had an office job, you most likely have created presentations or ‘slides’.  In my case, I’ve probably created hundreds of presentations over the last 15 years and most of the time the process to create these slide decks has been more or less cumbersome. The Old School Way of Creating Presentations Traditionally, […]

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How to Identify Phishing Email Attacks

Phishing email attacks have been around for many years and these days most of the time phishing emails just end up in your “Spam” folder. This morning one made it through though, so I decided to use this as an example to show how you can identify a Phishing attack. What is Phishing? The term […]

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Lending Books for Free with Amazon Prime

I’ve been using Amazon Prime for a few years now – it’s a pretty good deal, you pay around $80 per year and you get access to Amazon Prime free videos (movies and TV shows) and you get $2.95 shipping on a lot of items. One benefit that is also part of being an Amazon […]

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Learning Programming with Code School

If you have ever tried to learn a programming language – or any information technology concept for that matter – you will most likely share the notion that the experience can be very frustrating. Once you know enough about a topic, it becomes easier to use references, online forums and other sources to learn the […]

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Learning Languages for Free with Duolingo

I’ve been learning Spanish over the last few weeks, using mainly the Rosetta Stone online software. This software works quite well and is reasonably priced. Last week I accidentally came across another cool language learning tool called Duolingo when looking at the Duolingo app for my Google Glass. I’ve been using Duolingo for a few […]

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Khan Academy – Great Tool for Free Learning

I recently stumbled upon Khan Academy, a web site where children and adults can learn for free. According to the site’s mission statement, the goal of the foundation that runs the web site is to provide a ‘world class’ education to anybody, anywhere in the world, for free. I created an account a few days ago […]

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Interior Design on The Cheap with IKEA Gadgets

While furniture at IKEA is not always as cheap as most people think, I’ve found that using accessories from IKEA can often be a very cost-effective way to do quick updates to the interior design of your home. For example, I recently redecorated the walls in my bathroom with a number of small mirrors from […]

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Incorporating TED Talks into Your Daily Routine

I’ve watched TED talks here and there over the years but recently eight of them became available on Netflix and I found myself watching all 8 of them in a row which made me think that incorporating watching TED talks into my daily routine would be a great idea. Similarly to using Lumosity each day […]

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