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5 ways to use social media to boost your career prospects

Forget funny cat videos. Your social profiles can be a powerful tool to connect with employers.

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7 essential apps for international road warriors

Grab your passport and take to the skies! These handy apps will make sure you can stay organized and get your work done from anywhere, even without a network connection.

on techhive.com

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Type in style: How to change your Android keyboard

Change your keyboard; change the world. Or at least type a little faster.

on greenbot.com

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Ashampoo Anti-Virus 2014 review: Strong, but high-maintenance, security

Ashampoo's first antivirus suite's need for hands-on interaction undermines its excellent protection.

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Alienware 17 review: Beauty and beast in one gorgeous gaming notebook

Lots of aluminum and magnesium in this chassis, but it still weighs 9.5 pounds.

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Career Sushi hands-on: job site lets millennials showcase their personal brands

The new career marketplace for young job seekers ditches button-down resumes for eye-popping social profiles, but a lack of paid-job listings limits its usefulness.

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5 free Daydream apps that put your charging phone to work

Don't let you phone sit idle while it's charging, make it display useful information.

on greenbot.com

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How to set up Daydream: Android’s overlooked, customizable docking screen

Your phone can do so much more than show a blank screen while charging.

on greenbot.com

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Toggle party: 6 superb sets of switches to simplify your smartphone

Access often-used settings with a single tap on your home screen.

on greenbot.com

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ZoneAlarm Extreme Security review: antivirus that lives up to its name

Extreme Security offers top-tier protection but lacks the cross-platform and mobile support that are becoming common in similar suites.

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Origin Genesis Variable Mounting review: An ultraluxury gaming machine in an innovative enclosure

Maximum cooling or maximum coolness factor? This boutique gaming PC lets you orient the motherboard to suit your preference. And for this price, it'd better.

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Bitdefender Small Office Security review: Business-ready protection for IT amateurs

Cloud-based security suite brings enterprise-class control and consumer-friendly usability to organizations of up to 250 people.

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5 ways to digitize your business cards

These tools get contact info where you need it -- on your phone.

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Loaded and locked: 3 seriously secure cloud storage services

For the truly paranoid, storage that's encrypted from start to finish and accessible by no one else, ever.

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Webtrate review: An Internet blocker for people with absolutely no self-control

This new desktop app completely blocks Web access to increase productivity, but it's only for the worst procrastinators.