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5 Alternatives to Consider After Spotify’s Free Music Cutoff


If you’re an early Spotify user, you may be looking for a new, free music-streaming service as Spotify’s six months of free listening comes to an end. Trendsetting music lovers who signed up for Spotify when it first hit the U.S. on July 14, 2011 will soon encounter roadblocks. For instance, come the six-month deadline […]

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7 Screenshots of Sites Protesting SOPA And PIPA


The internet is on strike! Today, more than 7000 sites are going dark in protest of anti-internet legislation. SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, and PIPA, the Protect IP Act, could alter the way that the internet functions. Sites like Reddit and Wikipedia have decided to blackout their sites today to protest SOPA and PIPA. […]

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Top tech trends of 2011


Some amazing things have happened in 2011. Take a look at 8 tech trends that made headlines in 2011. Read more…

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10 Weirdest Remote Controls


The strangest and weirdes remote controls on the market… WTF? Read more…

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Top 10 most bizarre tech stories of 2011


In 2011, the tech world saw the release of coveted devices such as the iPhone 4S and the Kindle Fire, along with such spectacular fails as BlackBerry’s worldwide service outage and a hack that crippled Sony’s PlayStation Network. But that was only part of the story. Along with the good and the bad came … […]

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Top 15 PC Games of 2012


Best PC Games of 2012: This article takes a look at the most wanted PC games of 2012, many of which are exclusive. You’ll want to clear out some room in your schedule to fit these games in. Read more…

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4 Ways Farmers’ Markets Are Going Digital


The image of a farmers’ market doesn’t immediately evoke “high-tech.” Over the years, however, farmers’ markets have slowly adopted digital technologies to reach an increasingly connected consumer. The move toward digital often began with building simple email lists. “I would use [a list] to do a weekly pre-market pump up, tell them what would be […]

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Top Web Developer Tools of 2011


To be clear, this isn’t exclusively a list of tools that debuted in 2011. Instead, I wanted to look at some of the most popular and best tools for Web developers through 2011. Some debuted in 2011 and look destined to be popular and dependable tools for Web developers for some time to come. Others […]

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Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills


The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills, but I figured I’d save you some time. Read more…

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40 Awesome and Beautifully Designed Laptop Skins


For those who love customizing their laptops, this article is definitely for you. Here, we feature different laptop skins that could allow you to instantly makeover your laptop and make it unique from the other. Laptop skin is precision-cut vinyl adhesive material that comes with different designs and styles applied to the back of the […]

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10 Sleek Google+ Icons for Your Website or Blog


Already using Google+? Follow Mashable’s Pete Cashmore for the latest about the platform’s new features, tips and tricks as well as social media and technology updates.

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Top 15 Damn You, Autocorrects of all-time


We just blew the dust off of our Google Analytics traffic monitor and realized since we launched Damn You Autocorrect back in October, the site has gotten over 300 million page views! That’s crazy! So thanks to everyone for reading!

And now, thanks to the analytics, here are the 15 most viewed autocorrect fails sent in to Damn You Autocorrect since the site launch. Can you can guess what the #1 most popular submission has been so far?

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79 Free WordPress Themes – 2011


Once upon a time, all WordPress themes looked like traditional blogs, with basic functionality and not a heck of a lot more. But as you will see from the themes below, that original “blog” design style is clearly gone, perhaps never to be seen again. It makes you feel nostalgic.

Nowadays, user requirements for WordPress themes are very high. Users expect all themes (including free ones) to have pages for admin options built in, where you can quickly set up your website and personalize it with a minimum of fuss. With the rise of these options pages, niche-specific theme designs (such as for portfolios, blogs or magazines) are no longer required and are, in fact, few and far between.

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19 Awesome Old School Video Games (That Should Have Existed)


The first 25 years of any art form are going to be riddled with embarrassing missteps, and frustrating missed opportunities. We asked you to go back through the early days of gaming knowing what we know now, and show us the games we would have been playing if they’d gotten everything right the first time around.

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