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Unlike your desktop or the server at work, it’s pretty darn easy to misplace a mobile device. This week we’re interested in hearing your tips and tricks for keeping your mobile data backed up and synced so a missing smartphone doesn’t mean missing data.

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An Honest Guide to Every Facebook Timeline Ever – CollegeHumor [via Pleated Jeans]

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The final version of Windows 8 comes with plenty of new wallpaper goodness, so why not enjoy these backgrounds on your Windows 7 system as well? 7 Tutorials has put together three wonderful themes using the various wallpaper ...

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If you have basic carpentry skills, this DIY monitor stand offers a sturdy and cheap mount for multiple monitors.

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Microsoft Outlook is a great platform for setting calendar appointments with reminders, but the default reminders in the list might not work for everybody, especially if you want to schedule a reminder for a few months in advance. Here’s how to do it.

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The Khan Academy, known for their thousands of video lessons, has just rolled out a new interactive programming section. Work on the programs while, in real time, the effects of your changes take place in the sidebar.

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Free Ubuntu One accounts start off with a generous 5 GB of online storage and now you earn even more storage for free! Ubuntu One has started a new referrals program that lets you and the people you invite each earn an extra ...

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Next time you’re in an argument with a friend about the importance of the space program, hit up WTNASA for copious examples of how NASA research has leaked into (and improved) civilian life.

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Do you store sensitive files on Dropbox or another cloud storage service? Encrypt them with EncFS for Linux, an encrypting file system that transparently encrypts and decrypts each individual file with your encryption key. There’s also an experimental Windows build.

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There are few security problems a healthy dose of paranoia and know-how can’t take care of. Today we’re looking at how to secure your Android phone’s mobile data connection against intrusion using free software and a simple SSH tunnel.

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After nearly four years in limbo everyone’s favorite small Linux distribution is back and ready to go once again. Two weeks ago project leader John Andrews announced the first release candidate of Damn Small Linux 4.11....

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In this photo tour, we’re treated to a peek inside the Arduino factory–a factory located, surprisingly enough, in a small Italian town.

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From the earliest history of the LEGO company to the opening of the first LEGO Land, see the struggles of the fledgling company on its way to international fame in this animated short film.

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It never fails…something always goes wrong just when you need to print those documents in a hurry!

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Yesterday we took a first look at the high-res images coming back from Mars; today we’re back with an interactive panorama viewer to help you really immerse yourself in the new view beamed back from Curiosity.

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Want to secure your SSH server with easy-to-use two-factor authentication? Google provides the necessary software to integrate Google Authenticator’s time-based one-time password (TOTP) system with your SSH server. You’ll have to enter the code from your phone when you connect.

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