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Editions Turns Global News, Local Events, and Your Life into a Beautiful Daily iPad Magazine

Editions Turns Global News, Local Events, and Your Life into a Beautiful Daily iPad Magazine | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
iPad: Editions is a new app that asks for your interests, location, and a little access to your social networking accounts to put together a daily news magazine built for you.
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Emojis For Parents

Emojis For Parents | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Instead of a boring old yellow smiley face or unusable tree sapling, here is a list of emojis displaying typical parenting scenarios -- starring me, a typical parent....
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Turn Your Laptop Into a Wi-Fi Hotspot By Adding a Second Wireless Card

Turn Your Laptop Into a Wi-Fi Hotspot By Adding a Second Wireless Card | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Sharing your laptop's Internet connection isn't hard, but you need two network cards to do it. If your laptop only has a single wireless card, add a second wireless adapter to turn your laptop into a Wi-Fi hotspot.
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Swich proves a wireless phone charger doesn't have to be an eyesore

Swich proves a wireless phone charger doesn't have to be an eyesore | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Wireless smartphone chargers have been around for quite sometime, but they usually forgo attractive aesthetics and any added functionality. Those who
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The Ultra-Simple App That Lets Anyone Encrypt Anything | Threat Level | WIRED

The Ultra-Simple App That Lets Anyone Encrypt Anything | Threat Level | WIRED | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Encryption is hard. When NSA leaker Edward Snowden wanted to communicate with journalist Glenn Greenwald via encrypted email, Greenwald couldn’t figure out the venerable crypto program PGP even after Snowden made a 12-minute tutorial video. Nadim Kobeissi wants to bulldoze that steep learning curve.
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Today's Other Big Match: Songza and Google

Today's Other Big Match: Songza and Google | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
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Opera Mini for iOS gets a new look and another way to save data

Opera Mini for iOS gets a new look and another way to save data | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Opera Mini for iOS has always been a thoughtful - if not particularly handsome - alternative to Apple's mobile version of Safari. Now it's finally gotten

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Forget.me makes it slightly easier to wipe yourself from Google's memory

Forget.me makes it slightly easier to wipe yourself from Google's memory | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Now that Google must obey Europeans' right to be forgotten, companies are rushing to capitalize on your (presumed) desire to erase yourself from online
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Beantown Bedding | Disposable Bed Sheets

Beantown Bedding | Disposable Bed Sheets | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Beantown Bedding, discovered by The Grommet, is disposable bedding created with kids’ health and hygiene in mind. They are both hypoallergenic and biodegradable
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It's Okay to Open More Than Nine Browser Tabs; Here's How to Easily Manage Them

It's Okay to Open More Than Nine Browser Tabs; Here's How to Easily Manage Them | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Recently, we had a guest post on why you should never have more than nine browser tabs open, and it was quite controversial—even among some of us on staff. So, here's our counterpoint: it's okay to have a ton of tabs open, you just need a few tricks to keep them all organized.
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Snapchat Launches Collaborative Timelines Based On Events | TechCrunch

Snapchat Launches Collaborative Timelines Based On Events | TechCrunch | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Last year, Snapchat took its first big iterative step with the launch of Stories, which let users string together all of their snaps from the latest 24 hours..
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Pen That Lets You Draw Any Color In The World | IFLScience

Pen That Lets You Draw Any Color In The World | IFLScience | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
A pen that combines an RGB sensor and a five-color ink cartridge allows artists to match any pigment they can see. The pen is known as Scribble, and it's not yet available for sale. However, if you can't wait to get your hands on it, and the $150 pricetag does not deter you, you can sign up to an alert (and be encouraged to contribute to their Kickstarter campaign).
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Three Uses For Airplane Mode That Don't Involve Flying

Three Uses For Airplane Mode That Don't Involve Flying | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
If you're not a frequent flyer then you might never have used Airplane mode on your phone or tablet; and thanks to the FAA relaxing restrictions on personal electronics it's a feature that may not be around for much longer. There's more to Airplane mode than flight safety, though. Here are three scenarios where the feature can prove useful.
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Instagram adds nine new editing tools, makes filters adjustable

Instagram adds nine new editing tools, makes filters adjustable | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
The problem with trying to be unique on Instagram, is that there are millions of other users spoiling that, using the same darn filters. How dare they.
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Pinterest Now Lets Users Have Private Conversations About Specific Pins

Pinterest Now Lets Users Have Private Conversations About Specific Pins | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Pinterest is stepping up its messaging game in a big way.
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Facebook launches Save — a way to save posts to view later - Inside Facebook

Facebook launches Save — a way to save posts to view later - Inside Facebook | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Through Save, users can indicate that they want to bookmark content to revisit later. It is rolling out for iOS, Android and Web users over the next few days.
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The Most Common Hidden Airline Fees, All In One List

The Most Common Hidden Airline Fees, All In One List | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
There used to be a time that the price you paid for a flight was the published cost. Those were indeed the days. With hidden fees on each airline, that ticket price is just the beginning, so it's good to know the fees in advance when comparing airline prices.
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American Red Cross Launches Spanish-Language Apps for First Aid and Disaster Preparedness - The SandPaper

American Red Cross Launches Spanish-Language Apps for First Aid and Disaster Preparedness - The SandPaper | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
The American Red Cross has launched six free Spanish-language apps for disasters and home emergencies with easy, lifesaving information that will help keep families safe. They are the Red Cross ...
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Leevia is a Petition Site that Understands and Leverages the Power of Photography

Leevia is a Petition Site that Understands and Leverages the Power of Photography | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
The number of words a picture may or may not be worth aside, there’s something intrinsically more powerful about a cause when it is backed up by quality ph
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Can This Gadget Revive the Lost Art of Doodling?

Can This Gadget Revive the Lost Art of Doodling? | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
When the Apple iPad debuted, many observers fretted that it was better suited for consumption than creation. The Awl dismissed the device as “post-literate” and declared it was “designed to encourage you not to create at all.” Toshiba’s CEO agreed. I personally recall hashing out this notion as a guest...
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LockDox

LockDox | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
LockDox is a good file service for sending users large files quickly and simply while retaining control over what the recipient can do with them. A few odd quirks aside, it is a good way to make sure your data stays secure.
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Hate drones? This system tells you when to duck and cover

Hate drones? This system tells you when to duck and cover | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
While drones can be fun and tremendously useful for huge industries like film and farming, in the wrong hands and with the right payload, they still have
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Automatic's updated iOS app tells you how much gas you've got left

Automatic's updated iOS app tells you how much gas you've got left | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Automatic brought its driving companion app (which, if you'll recall, pairs with a dongle in your car to deliver real-time driving feedback) to Android
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Gerber Artifact

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Pocket keychain tool
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Google's flight search can now send you on random journeys

Google's flight search can now send you on random journeys | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Google Flight Search is fine if you already have a destination in mind, but what if you simply want to sate your wanderlust? That's where a new "I'm
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Google Maps Easter Egg Allows for Travel by Dragon

Google Maps Easter Egg Allows for Travel by Dragon | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Google Maps has added an Easter egg featuring "dragon" as a mode of transportation from Snowdon to Brecon Beacons in Wales. According to their calculations, it would take 21 minutes by dragon to ar...
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