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Windows/Mac: There are plenty of excellent apps for tracking your running or cycling data, but using a service like Strava or Runkeeper means you’re giving away a lot data. If you’d prefer to track and visualise your exercise without uploading data to a service, GoldenCheetah might be just what you need.
Mac: We were big fans of Radio Silence when it initially launched several years ago because it was one of the easiest, cheapest way to keep an eye on Mac apps secretly phoning home. A recent update makes Radio Silence a bit easier to use, and it now shows you traffic in real time.
It’s impossible to quantify what, exactly, makes a good story. However, underneath most popular stories, there are only a handful of familiar story arcs that we tell over and over again. In this video, author Kurt Vonnegut demonstrates these arcs by drawing them.
iOS: We were fans of Moment when it launched a couple of years ago, but one problem with the app was how it could only track general iPhone usage. Now, you can really zoom in on your usage with a new app tracker.
If you’re not in the habit of regularly backing up your data, do it now. Cloud storage company Backblaze has made it even easier with insanely cheap storage space that you can connect directly to your NAS.