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The 404 Throwback Ep. 1,284: Where we're judged by John Hodgman (podcast)

Comedian and self-appointed judge John Hodgman reveals the secrets to surviving the apocalypse and answers your questions about National Doughnut Day, the proper way to grow a mustache, and how to deal with Internet whiners.

By July 25, 2014

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A brief explanation of iOS 8's Handoff feature

A new feature called Handoff makes it easy to switch between devices without losing your work.

By September 18, 2014

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How to get the Start menu back in Windows 8

Several third-party utilities can serve as Start menu replacements for Windows 8 users who aren't as keen on the new Start screen.

By May 27, 2014

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Let Mac app Dropshelf lend a helping hand

The app Dropshelf can temporarily hold things you're working with on the desktop -- files, images, clipboard items, links -- until you're ready to use them.

By May 29, 2014

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The 404 1,284: Where we're judged by John Hodgman (podcast)

Comedian and self-appointed judge John Hodgman reveals the secrets to surviving the apocalypse and answers your questions about National Doughnut Day, the proper way to grow a mustache, and how to deal with Internet whiners.

By June 7, 2013

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Wi-Fi at 30,000 feet: Here's how to deal

Just say it: in-flight Wi-Fi is expensive and painstakingly slow. But if you're going to purchase it anyway, here are a few tips that'll get more bang for your buck.

By August 29, 2013

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Chasing the ultimate sound system

John O. is the winner of the "You can be the Audiophiliac for a day" contest, and his essay will surely strike a chord with a lot of audiophiles.

By August 24, 2013

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Antivirus guru John McAfee sells rights for movie about his life

Currently fighting deportation efforts in Guatemala, the antivirus-software pioneer sells life-story rights to a Montreal-based TV production company.

By December 10, 2012

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The safe way to 'write down' your passwords

Use MS Word's document-protection features to apply a password to your encrypted password file, or hide your passwords in plain sight, but to defeat clipboard loggers you need to add extraneous characters you'll delete after pasting.

By October 29, 2012

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25 Samsung Galaxy Note 2 tips

Get your S Pen at the ready and take down some of these tips on getting the best out of your Samsung Galaxy Note 2.

By October 9, 2012