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Box doubles the pleasure, bumps free storage plan to 10GB

Today, cloud storage service Box announced an update to its plans, including twice the amount of storage for its free plan (now 10GB), and a new Starter plan for small businesses looking for an affordable way to collaborate, and store and…
Social Media

All the obvious places you shouldn’t use Instagram

A woman was recently fired for Instagramming pictures of the kids she babysat... obviously. But as 'duh' as this may seem, there are plenty of you posting pics from entirely inappropriate places.
Mobile

Worst prize ever? Microsoft offers free Surface RTs to students who use Bing

In an attempt to get rid of the rest of its excess Surface RTs, Microsoft will give away the tablet to students, teachers, or classrooms who use Bing for Schools on a daily basis instead of Google's search offering.
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Here’s why you need to be watching the YouTube breakout hit series ‘MyMusic’

If you don't know about MyMusic, then consider this a primer on why you should be hooked. The show has amassed millions of views and characters' even have their own fictitious Tumblrs. Prepare to be drawn in this YouTube series' world.
Social Media

The Snapchat identity crisis and why impermanence no longer matters for the app

You can now download an app to save Snapchat picture. But who cares? The days of using Snapchat as a private, guarded means of communication are dead. Now, it's about the intimacy of peer-to-peer visuals.
Computing

Helpouts: Google’s video-based e-commerce platform is for real, now looking for experts

Talk of Helpouts first hit the Web last month, with Google on Tuesday confirming the existence of the e-commerce platform. The online marketplace, which will enable individuals and businesses to offer lessons over live video, should launch…
Computing

Facebook partners with tech companies to expand global Internet access

Looking for more effective ways to branch out into emerging markets around the globe, Facebook and other tech companies have entered into a partnership to reduce the cost of bringing Internet access to impoverished countries.
Mobile

How to make ringtones for an Android phone

No one likes to pay for ringtones (or seemingly anything for that matter). So why not keep the money and check out our quick guide for creating free, custom ringtones using GarageBand, Fried Cookies' Ringtone Maker and RingDroid.
Social Media

Is China loosening its restrictions on Facebook and Twitter?

According to various news reports, China has lifted firewall control over Facebook and Twitter in 5-star hotels all over the country... psych! Turns out the accessibility is for wealthy hotel patrons only - but there are some other…
Social Media

Keep your collection bin of reactionary GIFs up-to-date with this new Chrome extension

There are almost too many good animated GIFs out there. Sick of hitting 'favorite' and saving URLs to your reader? Gif.me is a one-click Chrome extension that can solve your problems.
Web

Do everything in your browser with these 25 awesome webapps

Why download and install a bunch of desktop software when you can get the same things done with webapps? We've rounded up 25 of the best ones on the Internet so that you'll never have to leave the comfortable confines of your browser ever…
Computing

UK authorities forget how computers work, smash a MacBook Pro to stop Snowden leaks

Heard of email? How about the cloud? Or file copying? Yes? Because apparently U.K. authorities haven't, as they smashed a MacBook Pro owned by the Guardian newspaper in an attempt to stop reporting on NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden.