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F.lux For Mac Adds 'Backwards Alarm Clock' To Show How Much Sleep You're Missing

Mac: F.lux is a great app for changing the temperature of your display when you’re working late at night, but working late at night also tends to mean you’re skipping sleep. The Mac version of the app now has a new “Backwards alarm clock” that counts down the time until your alarm goes off.


How To Stop Overplanning (Even If You're A Perfectionist)

When done well, daily and weekly planning rituals can help you travel gracefully through life in a peaceful, intentional manner. But sometimes, over-planning your activities can make you a neurotic, stressed-out person who feels like you would have been better off if you hadn’t planned anything in the first place.


Swype Update Adds Custom Themes, Emoji Keyboard And More

Swype is such a popular keyboard alternative that nearly every other phone keyboard has copied its signature feature. If you’re still devoted to the classic, you can now get a few new features including some sweet custom themes and an emoji keyboard.


Perform Quick Calculations And Conversions In Windows 10's Taskbar

Quick: How many grams are in an ounce? How many euros is $1 worth? What’s the square root of 65? Windows 10’s search in the taskbar can answer these and similar questions.


Learn Eight Helpful Microsoft Excel Tricks With This Handy Cheat Sheet

If you’re new to using Microsoft Excel, or you’re an experienced user looking for a good visual reference, this handy cheat sheet covers eight helpful tricks for becoming a spreadsheet pro. The infographic explains how to use absolute and relative references, how to use the ampersand and combine cells, organise your spreadsheets with cell colouring, how to use the VLOOKUP function and more.


The Phones That Charge Their Batteries The Fastest

Fast charging is quickly becoming one of the most important features in a new phone. Quick chargers allow you to fill your phone’s battery in much less time. These are the phones that do it the fastest.


Windows 10 One Month Anniversary: 10 Things You Should Know

It doesn’t feel like it, but somehow it’s already been a month since the release of Windows 10, and we’ve seen over 75 million users already jumping on board. Whether you’re one of them, or are still deciding if you want to make the change, here are ten of our best tips and tweaks for making the most of Windows 10.


Every iOS Setting You Should Check When You Get A New Phone

Once upon a time, iOS “just worked” out of the box. But over the years, Apple’s introduced all kinds of features to iOS that most of us don’t want to use. I’ve been an iOS user since the start, and for the first time recently decided to do a clean install instead of loading my settings from a backup. I forgot how many default settings I had to change just to make iOS useable


Workflow Adds A Today Widget For Instant Automation On iOS

iOS: Workflow is an incredibly powerful app for iOS that allows you to create your own miniature extensions to make working with multiple apps easy on iOS. Today, it gets an update that adds a new Today Widget so you can run those workflows without ever unlocking your device.


IFTTT's Maker Channel Connects Your Electronics Projects To Nearly Everything

One of the big problems with DIY electronics projects is connecting them to the internet as a whole. Now, with If This Then That’s new Maker channel, getting your Raspberry Pi or Arduino projects online is easier than ever.


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