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Fast Pair Makes Android Bluetooth Pairing Simple

Google is rolling out a new way for Android users to pair their Bluetooth devices. Called Fast Pair, this makes it much easier to pair Bluetooth devices to your handset. An innovation that is extremely timely given the number of Android phones now ditching the humble headphone jack. Despite the competition between Android and iOS,… read more »

Fix HTML Formatting Using Simple Shell Scripting

If you often write HTML in an editor and then paste into WordPress, you’ll notice that sometimes annoying formatting tags (like <span> tags) are added. Using simple shell scripts, you can automatically clean up that garbage HTML formatting with a few simple commands. Why use shell scripting? If you’re new to programming, it’s much, much… read more »

7 Simple Tips to Improve Your Linux Laptop’s Battery Life

You love your Linux laptop, but there is one thing that niggles: the battery life. Running with Windows, the laptop has hours of battery life, but under Linux, it’s a different story. So, how can you squeeze more time from your battery, and enjoy a truly portable Linux computing experience? There are several settings, and… read more »

JSON Python Parsing: A Simple Guide

JSON (stands for “JavaScript Object Notation”) is a text-based format which facilitates data interchange between diverse applications. For example, an application written in C++ running on Windows can easily exchange JSON data with an application written in python and running on Linux. Its simplicity and flexibility has led to widespread usage in recent years, especially… read more »

How to Use Gmail Like a Desktop Email Client in 7 Simple Steps

Would you ditch your default desktop email client, if Gmail had more desktop-like features? Gmail is the leading webmail client, but desktop email clients remain a thing. They’re appealing because you can store your emails locally and access them anytime. What if Gmail could be more like a desktop client, while not dropping any of… read more »

10 Simple CSS Code Examples You Can Learn in 10 Minutes

Once you’ve started dabbling in HTML, you’ll probably be interested in adding more power to your web pages. CSS is the best way to do that. CSS lets you apply changes across your entire page without having to use lots of inline HTML styles. We’ll go over how to create an inline stylesheet so you can… read more »

The Ideal Posture When Using a Laptop Is Simple

There are lots of guidelines for your posture when you’re sitting at your desk, for those who use a standing desk, or if you combine both. But what if you’re not at a desk? What’s the best posture for those of you prefer to get your work done on the sofa or in bed? According to one… read more »

5+ Simple Ways to Upload & Share Videos From Your iPhone

Your iPhone can capture amazing video, whether you’re shooting in 4K, slow-motion, or good old 1080p. But what use is glorious video if nobody can see it? Sharing just about anything from iOS is a painless affair, and video is no exception. Which method or service you choose will depend on who you are sharing with, be it public… read more »

How Do Hearing Aids Work? A Simple Overview

There are 28.8 million people in the United States alone who can benefit from using hearing aids, but only 16 percent of these individuals under the age of 70 have ever used one. Instead, many rely on other techniques or tools, including audio amplifiers and lip reading. Hearing aids are amazing pieces of technology that can make… read more »