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How Often Should I Charge My Gadget's Battery to Prolong Its Lifespan?

How Often Should I Charge My Gadget's Battery to Prolong Its Lifespan?

How to Block Unwanted Ads in All Applications and Speed Up Web Browsing with the Hosts File This was an excellent solution... in 1995. The problems then (which haven't changed all that much) were: - updating is a PITA - lookup is slow (linear search) - only lookups blocked - if something evil has n.n.n.n built-in, this does nothing You could solve the speed issue by running a DNS server (back in '95 that meant either a DNS app or in your firewall) but that doesn't do much for the update issue. These days, you can make use of a DNS server that's updated regularly and is nearly as fast as your ISP's DNS server - OpenDNS. Also, now, a lot of 'crud' gets through via advertisements. Note that this still doesn't protect against malware that has IPs embedded - and yes, some has a list of IPs rather than DNS names just for this reason. If you're on FF or Chrome, check out NoScript/NotScripts for a bit of Javascript protection. not sure I'd recommend it for non-nerds, though, as it takes a bit of understanding.

What Does It Take To Be a Social Strategist? [INFOGRAPHIC] Looking to break into a social media career? Here's pretty much everything you need to know about the job and the people who do it every day. Nearly 80% of corporations use social media, so there's plenty of opportunity for aspiring strategists — especially as the other 20% get on board. Step 1: Get a Twitter account — 100% of social media managers represented in the survey have one, and you have to know the lay of the land if you're going to innovate and build a brand on said land. Step 2: Be ready to wear many hats. Want to know if you're cut out for it? Every week we post a list of social media and web job opportunities. SEO Manager at TIG Global in Chevy Chase, MDProject Manager at OMD in New YorkWeb Developer at Design at Work in Houston Infographic courtesy of Web Strategist and Voltier Creative

MainStage 2.2.1: Optimizing latency in MainStage 2.2.1 What is latency? Audio latency is the phenomenon of sound reaching the ear at some point after it was created. In the natural world, latency is caused by physical distance from the sound source. Managing Latency in MainStage MainStage 2.2.1 offers three settings that influence the amount of latency for the system. Click the Advanced Settings button on the Audio Preferences panel. I/O Buffer Size The first, and most important of the settings is the I/O Buffer Size drop-down menu. As you make changes to the I/O Buffer Size, you will see a large change in the Current Roundtrip Latency, as displayed in milliseconds along the bottom of the Advanced Audio Settings panel. You can click on the Current Roundtrip Latency display to toggle it to show only the Current Output Latency. Smaller settings result in a shorter latency, but may mean you can use fewer channel strips and plug-ins simultaneously before you notice unwanted artifacts as you play. I/O Safety Buffer Driver Latency Slider

Launchy: The Open Source Keystroke Launcher Starting in Social Media? The 5 P’s of a Perfect Program So you are new in this Social Media revolution. You may or may not have been an innovator or early adapter – or perhaps you are still cautiously implementing Social Media into your business. This article isn't going to convince you WHY to use Social Media, but rather teach you HOW to best use it. Create your Perfect Program with your plan, position, platform, people and performance. The 5 P’s of a Perfect Program - Social Media Success: PLAN: Social Media Strategy Prior proper planning prevents piss poor performance. Establish goals (recruiting, training, client interaction, PR, branding, education, culture, etc.) POSITION: What’s Your Point? Differentiate your content Become the expert in your industry Link, link, link! PLATFORMS: Tools and Tactics Over 350 mediums for sharing online – how do you have the time for all that?! PEOPLE: Internal and External Audiences Once you have a strategy and Social Media functionality figured out, what is next? PERFORMANCE: Return On Investment? Connect:

Why Does My iPhone Battery Die So Fast? Here's The Real Fix! I’m going to tell you exactly why your iPhone battery drains so quickly and exactly how to fix it. I’ll explain how you can get longer battery life out of your iPhone without sacrificing functionality. Take my word for it: The vast majority of iPhone battery issues are software related. We’ll cover a number of proven iPhone battery fixes that I learned from first-hand experience with hundreds of iPhones while I worked for Apple. Your iPhone tracks and records your location everywhere you go. When iOS 9 came out, Apple included a new section of Settings called Battery. I recently created a YouTube video series to go along with the iPhone battery fixes I explain in this article. Our first tip is a truly a sleeping giant and there’s a reason it’s #1: Fixing Push Mail can make a tremendous difference in the battery life of your iPhone. The Real Reasons Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Battery Dies So Fast 1. How To Fix Push Mail 2. How To Fix Location Services A Word About Geofencing 3.

How to Make Limited-Time App Deals Last Forever At least in the case of the Starbucks free apps, the developers get paid. (At least that's how I understand it. I know, it gets in the way of consumer-bashing, but you can have your fill of that on the Consumerist.) You know the developers still get paid in these sales, right? I'm confused by your argument. Also, why do you think the developers do not get paid? Except, of course, the Amazon AppStore which does not pay their free app of the day developer and is generally extremely shitty to developers. Either that or I am, but you definitely aren't padding Apple's pockets any more either way. You would help him or her more by downloading this the free day.

How to Become a Freelance Hard-Ass and Get Paid What You’re Worth 9inShare40 Want to learn how to turn your passion into a revenue-generating business and make an impact? Join Brazen Careerist for an innovative online bootcamp for aspiring entrepreneurs called The Big Idea, March 6-31. One of the big challenges of launching your career as a freelancer is figuring out how much to charge – and convincing potential clients you’re worth that amount. Do you start at $15/hour? About five years ago — maybe one year before the recession hit — I quit my full-time job in book publishing to go full-time freelance. But as thrilling as the switch from nylons to bunny slippers was, building up a strong client base was tough, and I struggled for years to figure out how much I was worth — and how to find editors willing to pay it. When the recession happened, I realized I had to diversify, so I got my career coaching certification. In both cases, I was afraid. I suppose that last question was at the crux of it all, especially in the case of my coaching practice. 1. 2.

Solved: What exactly does factory image restore do? - Dell Community Well thanks Manshu but, honestly, that was a non-answer. You did not answer my first question -- and this really is important to me, and, although I read the item you suggested, it remains very unclear what this restore will do. First: I have paid for a licence for WIndows 8--an OEM version provided for Dell. It sounds as though restore is a customized version of the Windows installer that hides many installation steps and deliberately selects the "format partition" option of the Windows installer. I have multiple partitions on my drive. UtilFr – Clavier+ 10.6.4 Clavier allows creating keyboard shortcuts involving almost any key, including the Windows keys located around the spacebar. Download Download installer – Clavier+ 10.8.1 – 64 bits version (9 September 2017, 564 Kb) Download Zip – Clavier+ 10.8.1 – 64 bits version (9 September 2017, 52 Kb) Source code hosted on GitHub. New in version 10.8.1: Polish translation. New in version 10.8.0: usage counter for each shortcut, simplified Chinese translation. 32-bit versions Download installer – Clavier+ 10.8.1 – 32 bits version (9 September 2017, 560 Kb) Download Zip – Clavier+ 10.8.1 – 32 bits version (9 September 2017, 48 Kb) Old versions Download installer – Clavier+ 10.6.6 – last version compatible with Windows 95/98/ME (10 November 2013, 538 Kb) Download Zip – Clavier+ 10.6.6 – last version compatible with Windows 95/98/ME (10 November 2013, 35 Kb) Download Zip – Clavier+ 9.5 – oldest version (4 September 2006, 32 Kb) Translations Description The keyboard shortcut Windows + N is associated to Notepad. Donate