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Website Development Contracts, Part 1: How to Avoid Major Disasters

02-Jun-2020 03:08

When entering into website development contracts, the more you know the more likely you will be able to avoid contract disasters that could prevent your website from launching on time or working properly. There are many stories about failed software development projects, not just in connection with website development contracts, but with all information technology projects.

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Jack Dorsey and the End of Twitter

02-Jun-2020 01:50

I'm a member of what is likely a reasonably sizable informal group of people who trained to be a CEO but declined the job -- in my case, several times. So I don't envy the position that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is in as he tries to figure out a way to do the right thing concerning the spread of false information and defend his company against an attack by the designated leader of the free world.

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What Is PGP? How Pretty Good Privacy Works, Explained

02-Jun-2020 01:00

If you’re concerned about online and electronic privacy, encryption is the best thing to set your mind at ease. By using strong encryption protocols, you can make sure that your data is safe from prying eyes, and that only the people who you decide should see your information have access to it. One of the most common methods for encryption is called PGP. This article will guide you through what PGP is, what it’s good for, and how to use it. What Is PGP? PGP stands for “Pretty Good Privacy.” PGP is most often used for sending encrypted messages between...

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The best email apps for Android

02-Jun-2020 00:30

Here are our picks of the best email apps for Android, helping you to keep on top of your email with ease.

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Google’s latest Pixel software update can help you get a good night’s sleep

02-Jun-2020 00:00

Most new features are on the Pixel 2 and later

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How to Get the Stock Android Experience on Any Phone

02-Jun-2020 00:00

Google’s Pixel devices are the best pure Android phones. But you can get that stock Android experience on any phone, without rooting. Essentially, you will have to download a stock Android launcher and a few apps that give you the vanilla Android flavor. It’s really simple, meaning anyone can do it without much technical know-how. We’ll walk you through what to do. 1. Get the Best Stock Android Launcher Google has its own Pixel launcher, but it’s only available for Pixel phones. But third-party developers have made even better stock Android launchers, which give you the feel of pure Android...

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The Best Science Fiction Books for Geeks: 10 Absolutely Worth Reading

01-Jun-2020 23:00

With so many great science fiction novels available, readers really are spoiled for choice. Some involve artificial intelligence. Others are grand space-operas. And some have even been banned from public distribution for dubious reasons. Every geek has to start somewhere. If you want to build a library of must-have sci-fi novels and novellas, here are the best science fiction books of all time—redefining the genre, gaining cult status, and being adapted for film, television, and radio. 1. The Time Machine This is the go-to book about traversing the fourth dimension. Science fiction legend H.G. Wells definitively presents the concept and...

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Heads Up! How to Play Charades on Your Phone

01-Jun-2020 22:00

Charades! is a fun smartphone game that will brighten up any situation and is perfect for families and friends to play together. Most modern games involve a single person using a single phone, staring down at their screen and blocking out everyone around them, but not this one. Charades! is a truly social smartphone game. You simply select a category, hold it up to your forehead so that your friends can see the word or phrase but you can’t, and then they try to get you to guess what the word or phrase is. We’re going to tell you everything...

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The 4 Best Tools to Manage Your MP3 Music Collection

01-Jun-2020 21:00

Managing your MP3 library can be both confusing and frustrating. Allowing your music to pile up, without any organization, can spell disaster down the line. The problem of poorly-managed MP3s can spread to other devices too. Especially if you move your music around between your laptop and, for example, your smartphone. Thankfully, there are plenty of tools available to help you get a handle on your MP3 management. So, here’s a selection of tools to help you cure your music management migraine. 1. MediaMonkey MediaMonkey doubles up as both a music player and MP3-organizer software. This makes it a great...

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Vivo shakes things up with new gimbal-equipped X50 Pro camera phone

01-Jun-2020 20:00

The new devices promise to deliver the steadiest photo and video shooting yet

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