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I would recommend using Prey for security. It's open-source and covers any sort of device you would possibly be using. I use a mac and android tablet for my technology needs and don't worry too much about antivirus programs. It really depends on what OS you end up with. For windows I can recommend AVG Free. I'm a big fan of wordpress for blogging. It is a ...


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There is an iOS app called 4sqwifi. It is based on foursquare location-based service to find the closest WiFi to a specific point, together with possible usernames and passwords if one has provided them! The URL address is http://4sqwifi.com/


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I use an app on Android called WeFi, which does a constant scan around me to find Wifi spots. It then tries to force a connection, and if successful, plays a little tune to let me know. I can then stop and use the wifi. Of course, this only helps if you're within range of a wifi - you could be 500m from one and not know. However, it got me thinking, ...


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I am a big fan of GPS for its positioning capabilities. When it comes to navigating, I haven't found a optimal app or tool yet. I actually developed a dislike of satnav devices. Usually the navigation steps appear to be very bad if you follow them in an area you know. So that might apply to unknown areas as well. I might be old fashioned, but this one of ...


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Ok. Let's start with some disclaimers. The information provided below applies to the US and Canada only, though most GPS devices including the ones listed are likely to have maps and ability to guide you in other parts of the world. If anyone tested this outside those locales please let feel free to update the answer as needed. A lot of new in-car GPS ...


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In an amusing coincidence, the Melbourne subreddit today deviated into a discussion on transport apps, and one of the ones suggested was Offi - a multi-city public transport app. The cities/countries it claims to support: Supported countries: • Europe • United Kingdom • Ireland • USA (San Francisco, Philadelphia) • Australia (Sydney, New South Wales, ...


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Hostelworld has apps for iPhones and Androids, as a well as a mobile-optimised website. Couchsurfing has mobile apps too but because of the model Couchsurfing works on, this isn't for "booking" accommodation in anyway. What you'll find that "unconventional" accommodation typically does not lend itself to be easily integrated into software-based inventory ...



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