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You've been putting off reading that book for weeks, and you're supposed to have read it all by tomorrow. Whether you're cramming for school, or trying to avoid looking like a lazy bum in your book club, don't lose hope. You can power through that tome without forgetting everything and coming away with nothing.

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I've just sat down with my third cup of tea for the day. Technically it might be considered my fourth, as my work mug is the largest one I could find. Often it feels like a good cuppa is the only thing that gets me through a tough day — and even on a good day I still enjoy the ritual. But does tea's feel-good appeal come down to more than just personal preference?

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Anyone who has been looking for a job remotely connected to development will have seen an excess of "scrum" or "agile" roles being advertised. Here's an infographic explaining the process that many startups have adopted.

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If you have a teenage son or daughter, you're more than a decade into the same routine: Take them to the doctor, do all the paperwork, answer the doctor's questions, and ask your own. But as your kid grows up, they need to learn to take over those jobs. It's time to get out of your rut.

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Dear Lifehacker, I keep getting signal drop outs several time a day on my TV. It only seems to affect Channel 9. This has been going on for months. The drop out is long enough that when it returns, the programme has already moved on so you miss the plot - very annoying when watching a whodunnit! Do you have any idea what could be causing is and how I might be able to fix it?

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Decent VPN software is a must these days if you are concerned with privacy and security. I never connect to a public WiFi network if I can avoid it. But if I have to, then I use a VPN service to protect myself. Wangle is an Australian made VPN app and service that had its origins in network optimisation. I chatted to their CEO, Sean Smith, and CTO Cam Worth about the company and their new mobile VPN product.

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Video: Add an egg to anything and your life instantly gets better. You can eat it on its own after it's cooked however which way, you can add it to pasta to make a carbonara, you could make dessert with it and heck, even make drinks with it. It’s the perfect food. Here are 12 things you can do with an egg, filmed in such a beautiful away that you'll start craving the whole dozen.

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It's no secret that learning even the basics behind mobile app development can skyrocket your hiring and earning potential, but many of us are turned off by the thought of sinking more time and money into a formal coding education. Fortunately, there's another way to build up your coding chops, and it won't break the bank. Name your price, and you can catalyze your mobile dev education with the Pay What You Want: The Ultimate Android Development Bundle.

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Gamemaker 2 has been out for a few weeks, and we've all had a decent enough chance to play around. There's a lot to the engine, and I'm very much an intermediate user whose has learned just enough to make the games I want to make, so I'm by no means across everything. Hopefully my experience with the upgrade can be illuminating for others.