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The best technology quotes - the ultimate list

Most powerful tech quotes – the ultimate list

The list includes classic quotes by Douglas Adams, Albert Einstein, and Thomas Edison, but also lesser-known thoughts that have been coined in the recent years.

Piotr Kowalczyk February 19, 2021
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Easily find and manage Twitter images with Google web search

Use Google to easier find images on Twitter

Google image search lets you fix the most irritating things when trying to find images directly on Twitter.

Piotr Kowalczyk February 16, 2021
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Ways avoid online shopping addition

12 ways to avoid online shopping addiction

It doesn’t take too much effort to turn a regular shopping activity into addiction. And it doesn’t take too much effort to prevent it.

Piotr Kowalczyk February 1, 2021
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Mac resize window half the screen

How to resize a window on a Mac without an app

You can use two native Mac features to resize windows to half screen or one fourth of the screen.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 30, 2021
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Top iPad Pro protector cases - Zugu Alpha case

Here are top 3 iPad Pro 11 heavy-duty cases to get in 2021

1. Zugu Alpha Case with multi-level stand. 2. Poetic 360-degree triple-protection case. 3. UAG military drop tested rugged case.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 29, 2021
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Kindle Paperwhite 5 feature request - automatic Dark Mode

One setting I would love to see in Kindle Paperwhite 5

Kindle Paperwhite 5 may feature the adjustable warm light, but I need one little software update much more.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 28, 2021
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Kindle for iOS group series in order

The newest Kindle for iOS app update groups and sorts books from single series

The new update of Amazon Kindle app for iPad and iPhone automatically groups books from one series, and puts them in the right order.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 27, 2021
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Transfer Kindle via Computer purchase option

Why you should not buy Kindle ebooks using Transfer via Computer option

The downloaded file can only be opened on the selected destination device.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 27, 2021
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How to read Kindle books on iPad without Amazon app

You can read Kindle books on your iPad without an Amazon app

It’s a good solution if you have Kindle books in more than one Amazon account.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 26, 2021
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How to change Kindle email address

Should I change my Kindle email address?

• A unique Kindle email is automatically generated when you register a new Kindle. • For security and convenience, you should consider…

Piotr Kowalczyk January 26, 2021
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How to find Kindle email address on your iPad

Kindle email – everything you need to know

• Kindle email is a special email address that you can use to send own ebooks to your Kindle. • It’s automatically…

Piotr Kowalczyk January 25, 2021
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Best innovative iPad stand - Lamicall stand pillow

Forget an iPad stand. This sturdy pillow will do much more

Most of the foldable iPad stands can be used only on a desk. They are too unstable for uneven surfaces. Here is a better solution.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 18, 2021
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Signs of online shopping addiction

13 early signs of online shopping addiction

This quick list will let you find out whether you are prone to compulsive online buying disorder.

Piotr Kowalczyk January 15, 2021
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Find foreign books on Smashwords - select tag search

How to find foreign-language books on Smashwords

1. Smashwords offers thousands of foreign-language ebooks, but it’s hard to find them. 2. In the search field, type your language and…

Piotr Kowalczyk January 13, 2021
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Adjustable foldable iPad stand

Foldable, fully adjustable aluminum iPad stand

This stylish and stable stand from Satechi lets you adjust both the angle and height, helping you set your iPad closer to eye level. It’s helpful when you take part in online meetings or make lots of video calls. ⇢ More iPad stands.

Average rating: 4.6/5

Amazon $34.99

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Candle light Bluetooth speaker iPad Kindle

Steampunk night light lamp with Bluetooth speaker

A great gift for a book lover in your life – this beautiful night lamp offers warm, natural light with adjustable candle flicking effect. A built-in speaker can play audiobooks for even 8 hours.

Average rating: 4.9/5

Amazon $34.99

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