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Geek Vs Geek: Are Social Fitness Sites (Like DietBet and Pact) Personal Trainers or Just Scams?

Geek Vs Geek: Are Social Fitness Sites (Like DietBet and Pact) Personal Trainers or Just Scams?

Both Dave and Rick have tried websites that try to hold you accountable to weight loss and getting in shape by making you invest your own money in the process. But do anemic payouts and arcane rules get in the way of these sites actually helping you hit your fitness goals? Dave and Rick square […] Read More

Get Rid of Unsightly Blemishes With Photoshop

Get Rid of Unsightly Blemishes With Photoshop

If you have ever shied away from being in a picture because you have a big ole’ blemish on your face or wanted to cancel a photo shoot because of a scrape on your kids chin, Worry no more. This simple solution easily banishes those unsightly blemishes from your pictures. Photoshop has become so well […] Read More

How to Use a Different Password on Every Website

How to Use a Different Password on Every Website

Here’s the best password advice: Use unique passwords everywhere and make sure they’re all strong passwords like j43!0ty8#@h5y9Ao. But how is that possible? Maybe you could train yourself to remember one of these strong passwords — but how do you remember them when you’ve got 50 or more? According to my password manager, I have […] Read More

Stunning Portraits Start with Illuminating the Eyes

Stunning Portraits Start with Illuminating the Eyes

The eyes are the windows to the soul. That’s especially true in photography — it’s really difficult to get an interesting photo of someone if their eyes don’t light up the frame. Capture that sparkle to get a fabulous picture. When photographing people, looking for the light in your subject’s eyes isn’t about your camera. […] Read More

Should You Read Your Kids’ Text Messages?

Should You Read Your Kids’ Text Messages?

Here’s a dilemma: Parents want to look out for their kids to make sure they’re safe, but checking on children’s communications can feel like snooping. How necessary is it for parents to read their kids’ text messages, emails and Facebook messages? I put the question out on Facebook and Twitter and received answers ranging from […] Read More

The Easiest Ways to Back Up Your PC

The Easiest Ways to Back Up Your PC

I lost all my files once. Years of priceless documents, photos and other personal files I’ve now forgotten — all gone when my hard drive failed. I should have been backing them up, but I was young and made a mistake. Many people never start backing up until they lose everything, but by then it’s […] Read More

Kickstarter project promises to make any watch smart

Kickstarter project promises to make any watch smart

All modern smartwatches suffer from one big problem: They’re not the watch you already own and love. Using one means giving up your favorite timepiece in favor of something bulky, clunky, complicated, and often expensive. But what if you could keep your existing watch while adding smarts to your wrist? That’s the idea behind Glance, […] Read More

Learn to Code at Any Age With These Free Tools

Learn to Code at Any Age With These Free Tools

It doesn’t matter what your age is, the “learn to code” movement wants you. It’s not just about building websites and apps or getting a programming job (although those can be highly useful, too). When you learn to code, you further develop logic and problem solving skills. Plus, it can be downright fun, in a […] Read More

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