Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty Tahr' Brings Small Changes, Long-Term Support

Canonical released the latest version of Ubuntu Linux this week, with a bit of polish all around. Here’s what you’ll find.


Why Australians Don't Put Enough In Their Superannuation

Australians are increasingly relying on superannuation for their retirement income, but despite more than 20 years of compulsory super, many people are not retiring with enough.


Breeze Tracks Every Step, Pushes You To Walk More

iPhone 5s: One of the best features on the iPhone 5s is the movement tracker, but you still need to grab an app to actually make use of all that data. There are many options available, and now Runkeeper has released its own pedometer, called Breeze.


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Do Not Disturb Disables An Assortment Of Annoyances Around The Web

Chrome: Ad blockers are popular, but they don’t cover everything. Do Not Disturb ups the ante by blocking content widgets, data miners and a bunch of other things that might annoy you.


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MiniPlayer Adds A Tiny Floating Player To Spotify Or Rdio

Mac: One of the nicer features in iTunes is the MiniPlayer that shrinks the interface down and out of the way. MiniPlayer for Mac adds a similar function to Spotify and Rdio.


The Designer And Drummer's Rocking Workspace

Dark home offices don’t appeal to everyone. If you’re building a man cave for both music and work, however, this is an inspiring setup.


Avoid Memory Card Corruption With Proper Formatting And Camera Usage

It’s every photo-taker’s nightmare: After taking loads of precious pictures, your memory card is completely toasted. Digital Photography School offers several tips for reducing the likelihood of memory card corruption.


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Change Your YouTube Bookmark To Cut The Fat

YouTube is starting to tread down that path that many sites do, becoming more and more cluttered until its homepage causes sensory overload. While the Google page has resisted the urge of feature creep, YouTube seemingly hasn’t been able to, and if you’re like me, it’s at the point of avoiding the front page altogether. Here’s one small tip to do just that.


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GoogolPlex Adds Tons Of Commands To Siri, No Jailbreak Required

Siri seems to get new powers all the time, but it’s still not useful unless you’re really hooked into Apple’s apps. If you want to add some new commands and don’t mind a slow response time, GoogolPlex is a clever little hack that let you control all sorts of things from Spotify to a Nest thermostat.


Flickr Redesign Brings Instagram-Like Photo Filters, New Interface

Android/iOS: Today, Flickr received a brand new interface for its mobile app that aims to replicate a lot of the functionality of Instagram, because that’s what photo apps do now.