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How To See The Largest Files In Your Google Drive Account

Google is busy redesigning the Drive interface to match its new Material style, and one of the small but useful changes lets you view all of the files you’ve uploaded in order of size. You can use it to quickly find the larger files that are taking up an excessive amount of room in your Google Drive account.


7 Tips For Less Terrible Smartphone Photos

Smartphones have made quality photography fun and accessible for everyone. But there’s still a lot more to it than just pointing and tapping if you want to lasting images. Here are a few simple ways to improve your everyday photo-taking.


How To Get The Most Out Of Your Home Broadband Connection

Is your home internet feeling a little on the slow side? Having trouble diagnosing the issues yourself? Let us help you out: we’re here with all the tips and tricks you need to know to get the most out of your home broadband connection for streaming everything from YouTube content through to Apple TV and Netflix.


Tips and Tricks For Chromecast And Apple TV

Is your streaming content missing that special something? Worried you’re not getting the most out of your Chromecast or Apple TV? Don’t fret: let us help you! Here are 10 ways to get the most out of your streaming gadgets.


iOS 8 Comes With A New App That Teaches You How To Use Your iPhone

The newest build of iOS 8 just hit developers, and it includes a new Apple app called Tips, which will help new users navigate the basics of Apple’s mobile OS. As the name implies, Tips will be full of helpful “did you know” like suggestions and mini tutorials on iOS 8 features.


15 Dead-Simple IFTTT Recipes That Will Make Your Life Way Easier

IFTTT — If This Then That — is an automator that links different internet connected services (think: Gmail) and devices (think: your smartphone). After turning on each service, or channel, you can use it as a trigger for another service, or vice versa. It may sound complicated, but it’s actually a nice, intuitive way to simplify your life. Here’s where to get started.


7 DIY Photography Tricks That Only Use Household Objects

Want to give your photography a shot in the arm but don’t want to spend a cent? No problem! Here are seven simple tricks that only use household objects to make your pictures better.


Five Clever Flash Drive Tricks We Wish We'd Thought Of

Most of us see our USB flash drives as expendable, one-trick ponies — good for storing and sharing files and not much else. But with the appropriate knowledge, that little mess of gigabytes in your pocket has the potential to be so much more.


Why Tomato Sauce Is So Hard To Pour -- And How To Pour It Perfectly

Tomato sauce, or ketchup, that delicious nectar of a condiment, is more annoying than it should be to pour out and enjoy. Why? Partly because of the dumb bottle it’s in but mostly because it’s a non-newtonian fluid in more than one way. Watch TED-Ed explain why it’s so damn hard to pour out and what you should do instead in this enlightening animation.


Nikon Shows You How To Get The Shot In New Tip Videos

Count this as marketing for Nikon, but it’s useful marketing nonetheless. The camera maker is rolling out a series of videos showing you how to develop your photography skills. The first one is all about combining natural light with a flash.


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