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How to Secure Erase Free Space on Mac Drives with OS X El Capitan

Many Mac users running a modern version of OS X El Capitan have noticed the Secure Erase Free Space feature has gone missing from Disk Utility. What the “Erase Free Space” feature did (and still does in prior versions of Mac OS X) was overwrite the free space on a drive to prevent file recovery, … Read More

Use the Free VPN in Opera Browser for Improved Privacy & to Access Regional Content

Opera, the alternative web browser, now includes a free VPN service, which is built directly into the web browser itself. The free VPN allows you to hide your IP address, access region restricted content or blocked content by bypassing a firewall or regional restraints, hide browsing activity from other users on the same local network, … Read More

Use free Snapseed on iPad to tune your photos to best effect

Snapseed is a free image editing app from Google that has some fantastic editing tools to make any photo even better. The killer feature here is the set of Tune Image tools that let you take a good photo and turn it into a great photo, right on your iPad, with very little effort. Here’s […]

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Delightfully retro RPG gets free expansion on iOS, Mac

Paradox Interactive’s hilarious send-up of fantasy tabletop gaming (think Dungeons and Dragons), Knights of Pen and Paper 2, has just gotten a new free expansion. Called “Back to the Source,” it has two new character classes, higher level caps, an all new mega-dungeon, and a ton of funny stuff packed into it — all for […]

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How to monitor all 3 credit scores free on iPhone

There are lots of finance apps available for iPhone these days. Some of them make tasks that used to be painfully irritating easier than ever — like monitoring your credit report and viewing your credit scores. Even better, if you have the right combination of finance apps, you can regularly monitor all three of your […]

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Pornhub’s free VR vids put you in the center of the action

As virtual reality headsets take off in a big way, every one of us has wondered what VR porn is like. If you haven’t, you’re lying. Now, thanks to Pornhub, it’s free to find out. Everyone’s favorite adult website has joined forces with VR porn store BaDoink to offer a new channel specifically for 360-degree […]

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Make your app look badass with free trial of Adobe XD

If you’ve been itching to design the next big app in your spare time, Adobe’s just made it easier with a free trial of its user interface (UI) design tool, Experience Design (XD) CC for Mac. Previously known as Project Comet, Adobe XD is a full-fledged design tool that lets you prototype mobile or web […]

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How to free up iPhone space with iMyfone Umate

This post is brought to you by iMyfone Technology Co., maker of iMyfone Umate. Sure our iPhones look sharp, but the sleek exterior hides an inner life that resembles the floor of a bachelor pad. Broken bits of uncompressed photos, unused files, app caches, cookies, backup logs and whatnot clog up the works (there’s probably […]

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Good news for Apple: free music services must pay higher royalties

In news which could well be good for Apple Music, but bad for rival free streaming music services, the federal Copyright Royalty Board has ruled that ad-supported internet radio companies such as Pandora must pay higher royalty rates to artists and record labels. From next year, Pandora, iHeartMedia and others will pay 17 cents for […]

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Verizon will test free “sponsored” data soon

Verizon is planning to bring free sponsored data to the masses according to a scoop from Re/code which found out the testimg phase is just days away. In an interview with the site, Verizon VP Marni Walden revealed the network is working with a few partners during the testing phase and intends to make the […]

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