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Trick Android into using less data

Whether you’re actively using them or not, apps love to eat up data. They’re checking for updates, running ads, and refreshing your user content in the background. The good intentions are there, but most times, the conveniences these practices bring don’t outweigh the depleted data reserves. It’s time to tame those apps.

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Your Device isn’t compatible with this version

Say what Google Play? Have you ever seen this on an application you really want or need? Try checking out 1 Mobile. Download their client and find your favorite apps and enjoy.

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OnStar RemoteLink for Nexus 7

I recently picked up a Nexus 7 (2013) and was bummed that it is not support the OnStar RemoteLink. Well after some googling, I found a download that works on my tablet.

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Secunia PSI

The Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) is a free computer security solution that identifies vulnerabilities in non-Microsoft (third-party) programs which can leave your PC open to attacks.

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Windows 8.1 tips, tricks and secrets

Windows 8.1 might look a lot like Windows 8, but scratch the surface and some subtle – and not-so-subtle – differences begin to appear.

http://www.techradar.com/news/software/operating-systems/windows-8-1-tips-tricks-and-secrets-1188599

15 Essential Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

When you’re using Windows 8 on a tablet, it’s easy enough to navigate the new OS. But if you don’t have a touch screen, there’s no need to mouse around to make key functions appear. If you know the correct keyboard shortcuts, you can work faster and more efficiently, no matter the type of Windows 8 PC.

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Bringing Back the Windows “Start” Menu

What does Start Menu 8 do?

Start Menu 8 is specially designed for Windows 8. It offers a perfect solution for users who work with Windows Start Menu all the time and are not accustomed to the new Metro start screen in Windows 8.
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Screenleap

Just when you thought there were plenty of free web services that allow you to easily share your desktop with others, new webapp Screenleap simplifies screen sharing even further.

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UseNetServer Special – $95/Year – Unlimited Access

It looks like UseNetServer decided to answer Astraweb’s annual special:
accounts.usenetserver.com/agoodyear/

The offer is for their High-Speed Plus plan – ~320 days retention, 20 connections, SSL, global search, etc. The same plan they are offering for $10 a month.

Application Launcher for Windows

Windows has a bevy of great app launchers available, but when it comes to power, ease of use, and configurability, Executor is our pick for the best.
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