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Intel’s first ‘open-source PC’ on sale for $19

intel pc specsIntel has shipped its first “open-source PC,” a bare-bones computer aimed at software developers building x86 applications and hobbyists looking to construct their own computer.

The PC, called the MinnowBoard (shown above), is basically a motherboard with no casing around it. It was codeveloped by Intel and CircuitCo Electronics, a company that specializes in open-source motherboards, and went on sale this month for $199 from a handful of retailers.

Choosing the Right Typography For Your Blog

choosing the right fontTypography is the art of selecting and arranging the proper fonts. This creative discipline has long been used on printed materials. Today, typography is equally important for online content where you need to draw in your reader and keep him engaged.

Email Game-Changer: How to Cut Your Inbox by 60 Percent

improving emailEmail is still the killer app of the Internet. It’s also the biggest impediment to workplace productivity. In my role as CTO at Atlantic Media, I’m often crushed by the weight of my inbox. I feel like a general, far removed from the front lines, trying to cull through an infinite amount of information in order to make critical company decisions. My problem is not a unique one and so I set about to quantify it.

How to child-proof the Internet

Childproofing computersThe Internet is filled with websites that are inappropriate for anyone, much less children. Kids get into trouble online all the time, even when they aren’t looking for it. Misspelling a website address, screwing up a search term, or clicking a risqué ad can lead to some awkward bedtime conversations. Online bullying,

The Best Mac Invoice Apps

Mac Invoice softwareMAC app store provides tons of various apps one of them is Invoicing app. Invoicing can be boring; time consuming, and even can become a frustration for users. To get rid of these problems users can get web based online invoicing with less hassle. The Invoice apps helps

Best Security Tips for Safer Browsing

google chrome safe browsingThere’s a lot to like about Google Chrome’s built-in security features. The browser offers unique sandboxing functions and privilege restrictions, and even updates itself in the background to help better protect you from hackers and malware. But like all browsers, Chrome is imperfect, and there are steps you can take to protect it from attack. Here’s how to

BITCOIN 101: A Beginner’s Guide

To The Unfakeable Digital Anarchist Currency Everyone’s Obsessed With What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a decentralized, anonymous, digital-only currency that’s lately gotten a lot of public attention. But this isn’t some brand new invention — Bitcoin was originally developed in 2008. In 2008, someone using the pseudonym “Satoshi Nakamoto” published …

Buying Guide: Find the Best iPad Keyboard

keyboardFor serious typing sessions—or if you just can’t get the hang of the iPad’s onscreen keyboard—an external keyboard offers the tactile advantages of real keys without sacrificing the iPad’s portability and touchscreen features.

The iPad supports almost any Bluetooth keyboard, but there are many, many keyboards on the market that are specifically made for use with the iPad. These tend to be

Experts Warn of Cloud Snooping

Leading privacy expert Caspar Bowden has warned Europeans using US cloud services that their data could be snooped on. In a report, he highlights how the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendment Act (FISAAA) allows US authorities to spy on cloud data.

This includes services such as

First Firefox Smartphones Revealed

mozilla smartphoneMozilla has published details of the first smartphones to be powered by its Firefox operating system.

Two handsets are to be made by a small Spanish firm called Geeksphone and will be targeted at developers ahead of the system’s formal launch.

New Year Resolutions: 40+ iPhone Apps to Help You Succeed

iPhone apps to succeedI am sure most of you are actively planning how to get through 2013 with even more success. This will often involve how to avoid repeating bad habits and unsuccessful engagements. To help you get a good start and be as successful as possible with fulfilling your New Yeah resolutions, I have made a categorized collection of useful iPhone apps. I have handpicked the apps, and they have great features and reviews

Protect your Online Brand Reputation

branding online reputationWith social media use on the rise and with many businesses jumping on board, the need to have strategies in place to protect your online brand management and online reputation management is critical.

Many businesses are becoming aware of the fact that having an

Holiday Guide: How to Buy Apple Gear, Affordably

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It’s the holidays and the special Apple fans in your life have their fingers crossed for some new gadgets to unwrap. But you’ve got a problem: The bank account isn’t quite robust enough to pay full price for an iPhone 5 or the latest Mac. What to do?

Luckily, Macworld has you covered with a variety of suggestions for getting Apple gear in a cost-effective fashion, along with the pros and cons of each approach.