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Save Websites On Your Kindle To Catch Up On Reading

As entertaining as the internet can be, who has time to read all of it? Even employing the services of a read-it-later app such as Instapaper or Pocket can make catching up on articles difficult. What you need is a dedicated reading device, free from social media pings, email alerts, and other distractions — and that’s where Amazon’s Kindle comes in.

Use Nicknames With Siri And Google Now To Reach Contacts Faster

Both Google Now and Siri now support the use of nicknames for your contacts, so you can quickly get in touch with “mum”, “dad”, “the boss” or “maverick” more easily than ever. Here’s how to ditch those long-winded real names and get your nicknames set up instead on Android and iOS.

You Can Now Stream Torrents From The Pirate Bay In Your Browser

Despite a stormy ride, The Pirate Bay is still alive and well. And now it has an intriguing new feature: you can stream the torrents it indexes right there in your browser.

Android Could Soon Be The Biggest VR Platform In The World

During Alphabet’s earnings call last week, Google CEO Sundar Pichai spent several minutes talking about virtual reality, saying that Google Cardboard, the company’s low-cost approach to VR, was “only the first step” towards much broader goals in the space. Now, a report from the Financial Times claims that Google’s next step is closer than we thought.

Inside Twitter's Swanky New Australian Office

Twitter launched its presence in Australia in 2013, but didn’t have a proper office until this year. The US-based social media company has finally settled into a fancy permanent workspace and we were invited to take a tour of the new joint. Here’s a guided tour of what’s cool about the Twitter Australia office.

World's Biggest Wind Farm To Be Built Off The Coast Of The UK

The US may make big turbines, but the UK knows how to make lots of them: The world’s biggest wind farm is to be constructed just off the cost of England.

Live Chat With An Australian Mars One Candidate Right Now!

What would you ask someone who’s volunteered to spend the rest of their life on Mars? To celebrate the Blu-ray/DVD release of The Martian, one of Australia’s Mars One expedition candidates, Josh Richards, has started a five-day five-day public challenge to survive in a simulated Martian base at Sydney’s Circular Quay.

Josh is taking your questions right now!

A Suspected Meteorite Has Killed A Man In India

An 11 gram object, believed to be a meteorite, has killed a 40 year old bus driver in Tamil Nadu, India.

The Impacts Of Climate Change Will Be Felt For 10,000 Years, Chilling Study Finds

If humans don’t stop burning fossil fuels soon, we’ll be paying for it for the next 10,000 years. That’s the conclusion of a perspective paper penned by nearly two dozen leading Earth scientists, which was published today in Nature Climate Change.

Keep A Local File Backup Daily With Bvckup 2

Sometimes, you don’t want a complicated full system backup, or a cloud service storing your files where someone else might be able to access them. If you just have a couple of folders of important files that you want to regularly and safely duplicate, then Bvckup 2 is the piece of software that you need, with no unnecessary frills.

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