How to Attend Free Courses from Top Universities

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If I were to tell you that you could attend a class directly out of a top university online? Sure, online learning is nothing new, but what if that class were available to you for free regardless of your location in the world?

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Men and Women: Do They Really Have Opposite Views of the World?

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We have all heard, read, and conjectured from our own experiences how different men and women are. Even the best-selling book Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus — and its resultant board game — exploit how different the sexes …continue reading

Stereotypes: Geeks Vs. Artists

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Geeks, like other identifiable groups, tend to be schizophrenic. This is not because of any inherent quality of geekness, but results from the pressures other groups exert. Most identifiable groups probably demonstrate some schizophrenia. For example, I am the only technically trained person sitting on …continue reading

Top 10 Paid Aircraft in Microsoft Flight Simulator X

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) has a great community around it that’s still active years after its release. If you’re an aspiring pilot and want to try your hand at flying a real aircraft, we’ve compiled a list for you. These paid aircraft are …continue reading

Top 10 Weather Android Apps

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Weather: It’s rarely as nice as we’d like it to be, and preparing for its fickleness is akin to being able to predict the future. If you have an Android device and you’d like to know what the weather is outside, we’ve put together a …continue reading

Top 10 Reference Android Apps

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When you think of research these days, it seems automatic to use Wikipedia or Google as a starting point to help you find references to your subject matter. Beyond these common Web tools, there are even more reference resources that can help you look up …continue reading

Top 10 Health Android Apps

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We need to stay healthy if we want to live a relatively long and productive life. With the introduction of smartphones, there has been a demand for applications based on anything and everything. One of the major categories is health; everyone wants to stay healthy …continue reading

Top 10 Travel Android Apps

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Navigation apps help us get around town whether we’re trying to find new restaurants or plot a hike around a national park. The Android Store is filled with apps that can help you get around — so many apps, in fact, that picking the ones …continue reading

Top 10 Social Android Apps

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Social networking is a growing fad throughout the Internet. Whether you joined Facebook or are looking for a push-to-talk application to keep in constant contact with your friends and family, we have the list of apps for you. All of the apps mentioned in this …continue reading

Top 10 Shopping Android Apps

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Whether you’re shopping for groceries or the next technological gadget that you have to have, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 shopping apps that are a must if you’re a frequent shopper or just want to find the best deals. The apps listed …continue reading

Top 10 Photography Android Apps

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Who needs a big, bulky camera anymore? Today’s Android devices are getting to the point where they are comparable to point-and-shoot cameras. If you’re a casual shutterbug, your Android device can take some pretty amazing photos; there are some great applications out there to help …continue reading

Top 10 Music Android Apps

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We all love music — it makes the world go round. Sure, you can listen to music that you’ve loaded on to your device, but sometimes you don’t have a song that you like or need something a little more. The Android platform is great …continue reading

Top 10 Gaming Android Apps

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We love Android — well, some of us do, anyways. If you thought we’d be all about iOS apps, you’re wrong; it’s just a little trickier to pick out our top Android apps because there are a lot of different Android devices, and this means …continue reading

Top 10 Sports iPhone Apps

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I don’t always follow sports, but when I do, I use my iPhone. It seems like there are a million and one apps to follow sports these days and a common question that I see floating around is how to follow these sports and get …continue reading

Top 10 Navigation iPhone Apps

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One of the best parts of the iPhone is the GPS feature; it has helped me countless times to find my way. The default map app is all right at its best, but that’s why we have the App Store. I’ve had my share of …continue reading

Top 10 Music iPhone Apps

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Did you know that your iPhone can play music? We use the iPhone for everything under the sun, but the one thing that is commonly neglected is using it for music (oh, and phone calls). The iPhone derives from the iPod, which was made for …continue reading

Top 10 Education iPhone Apps

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Whether you’re involved in kindergarten or college, learning how to cope in a digital world is quickly becoming essential. Starting as early as elementary school, we’re learning how to use computers and gadgets undreamed of just a generation ago. As the availability of Apple devices …continue reading

How to Get Popular iPhone Apps for Free

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FreeMyApps lets consumers get popular paid apps for free (like Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, and Grand Theft Auto) in exchange for trying out free apps. Beyond the obvious benefit for regular consumers (such as not having to pay for apps and …continue reading

Top 10 Photography iPhone Apps

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Who needs a big, bulky camera anymore when you have an iPhone with an amazing internal camera? Well, me, because I’m a photographer. But for the more casual shutterbugs out there, the iPhone is good enough for taking snapshots to share with friends and family. …continue reading

Top 10 Productivity iPhone Apps

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Mobile productivity is on the rise and mobile phones are starting to turn into mobile offices. Productivity apps keep getting better and making our lives easier. For example, I have a remote morning meeting that I have to attend every day; sometimes I can’t get …continue reading

Top 10 Gaming iPhone Apps

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Gaming on the iPhone is growing rapidly and, as it does, so do the games available for the device. Games can range from intense action thrillers to simple puzzle games that help pass the time. By now, we all know the most popular game for …continue reading

Best Linux Downloads for Any New Linux Computer

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Admittedly, Linux is a little talked-about subject on LockerGnome, but we admire all operating systems and try to cover them as best as we can. In response to my recent Windows and OS X based articles that went over the best downloads for …continue reading

Best OS X Downloads for Any New Mac

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That new Macintosh that you have is probably looking lonely without its fair share of applications. At some point we all get a new computer and, if it’s a Mac, it will come bare-boned and ready for all types of applications to suit your needs …continue reading

Best Windows Downloads for Any New Computer

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It’s hard to believe that, just over a month ago, the holidays rolled around and it was time to exchange presents with friends and family. If you were among the lucky ones, you may have gotten a new computer. If so, chances are that you …continue reading

How Not to Blog

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Anyone these days — from the young kid to the old-timer — can be a blogger. Everyone wants to be an award-winning machine of exquisite content creation who will be the envy of his or her peers, but there’s a lot of noise out there …continue reading

Why You Should Google Yourself

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With the start of a new year, it’s wise to take the first steps toward improving your online presence if you haven’t, already. These days, it’s rare for an employer to not Google your name and see who you are outside of the interview. This …continue reading

Top 10 Google Chrome Extensions

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Recently I talked about the top 10 Google Chrome apps that are essential for any Chrome users. Now it’s time to look on the other side of the Chrome Web Store at the extensions. Extensions aren’t full applications and usually help with …continue reading

Top Tech News and Controversies of 2011

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We’ve been through a roller coaster of a year; everything and anything that could have happened in the tech world did. We lost a very influential leader and companies are having it out for one another all over the place. Big tech news is happening …continue reading

Top 10 Essential Google Chrome Apps

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Google Chrome has grown quickly in 2011, both the browser in popularity and its expansive app store, which features both apps and extensions to bring further functionality and usability to the light and fast browser. Having used Google Chrome since its infant stages, I’ve watched …continue reading

How to Use Twitter the Right Way

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Twitter can sometimes seem like a world of its own, with a very interesting atmosphere that has its own rules and its own unique etiquette that users need to be aware of and follow. Just like when you’re eating at the most upscale restaurant in …continue reading