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How To Stop Confusing Correlation And Causation

Just because two statistics appear to follow the same pattern, that doesn’t mean you can assume that one causes the other. Jonathan Borwein & Michael Rose from the University of Newcastle explain the fundamentals of correlation and causation.


Make Sure Your Phone's Photos Aren't Revealing Your Location

Your photos might be revealing your location without you realising it. Here’s how to make sure your phone doesn’t log the location of each photo you take.


The Most Common Cooking Disasters And How To Fix Them

Even if you have cooked a dish a hundred times, something can go wrong on occasion 101. Don’t panic! For the most common cooking disasters, there are ways to make sure your food doesn’t go waste.


How Your Phone Can Make You A Better Worker At The Office

At the office, don’t think that the computer is the only tool you need. Used right, your smartphone can help you better navigate life at the workplace.


Five Ways To Speed Up A Chromebook

Feel like your Chromebook is performing a little sluggishly? These tweaks can speed it up.


All The Awesome Stuff You Can Do With Google+ Photos

Even if you don’t use Google+ for its social aspects, you might want to use the service for its stellar photo capabilities alone. From unlimited photos storage to automatic enhancements and robust photo editing tools, here are the things you can do with your photos on Google+ that you might be missing out on.


Convert Handwritten Notes To Digital Text For The Best Of Both Worlds

With the world’s obsession with apps and smartphones, it’s easy to forget how a simple handwritten note is sometimes the easiest way to jot down your thoughts. Luckily, you can still get the benefits of a searchable, fully-synced database using handwritten notes and get the best of both worlds.


How To Make Bring Your Own Device Work For Small Business

Bring your own device (BYOD) has become a reality for businesses of all sizes — in many cases, employees will be both astonished and unhappy if you don’t let them make use of their own smartphones and tablets. If you’re running a small business, how can you embrace BYOD without creating extra risks and hassles?


A Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Better Tech Support

When you need help fixing your computer, the last thing you want is a communication problem. Before you call tech support or file a bug report, there are a few things you should do to make sure you get the best help possible.


Three Ways To Visit Your Favourite Sites That Are Easier Than Bookmarks

There are some sites and pages you visit every day. Bookmarks make visiting those sites a lot easier, but they aren’t the only way — in fact, there are a few tricks that are faster and easier than your browser’s bookmark bar.