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A simple, step-by-step guide to quickly partition your mac hard drive

While there are numerous reasons why you should and perhaps should not partition the native hard drive on your Mac, most would agree that it’s sound advice to do so prior to installing beta software on your machine.  As Apple has just released their OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2, now is the perfect time to consider partitioning your drive. …

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Flappy Bird creator’s newest game? Swing Copters

After the highly successful and now cult favorite Flappy Bird, indie game creator Dong Nguyen has released his latest game, Swing Copter on both Android and iOS platforms. Like many others, as soon as I heard this exciting news, I instantly grabbed my iPhone and downloaded this game without a second thought. Unfortunately for me, waiting for the game to …

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Teamstory is a great new social network for startups and entrepreneurs

When I say Teamstory, I knew it was going to be good. That’s why I included it in my recent roundup of 48 awesome new startup resources. Teamstory is a social network for startups and entrepreneurs. Today Teamstory dropped it’s iOS invite-only system so that more founders can hop on and see what it’s all about. A community is only as …

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Blogo is a simple WordPress editor for Mac

A new minimalistic WordPress blogging interface just hit the Mac App Store called Blogo and I’m pretty excited about it. Before I had even given it a try I included it in my list of 25 awesome new blogging tools. I’m glad I did because it definitely deserves to be there. Blogo’s goal is to make blogging on WordPress “easy again.” …

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Obsessions #9: Five fresh tech finds (via DataCamp)

Obsessions is a series that asks the engineers and designers behind your favorite tech products to hand-pick their favorite new apps, gadgets, websites and tech accessories. About DataCamp: DataCamp is to data science what Codecademy was to web development: a true online interactive platform that teaches you how to become an expert data scientist yourself. Courses are created by DataCamp, domain experts …

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NFL Now app for Apple TV a pleasant surprise

As an avid Apple TV user, my experience has found that a majority of the apps offered are of either no interest to me, or, as is often the case, their content is only available through a premium subscription.  Therefore, I was expecting much of the same this morning with the NFL’s announcement of their addition of the NFL Now …

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Looking for a rental? HotPads can find you something unique

Today HotPads, the map-based Zillow-owned rental search engine, announced a new update that makes it search smarter, faster and easier. Says HotPads co-founder and general manager Matt Corgan, “The new HotPads site is completely responsive to the users search, creating a seamless mobile web experience. Renters can find all kinds of unique inventory on HotPads that they just can’t find …

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Eco-Essential pen and stylus review

I almost feel weird typing this… but I recently got a new pen that doubles as a tablet stylus that just about makes me drool. It’s that nice. I’m talking about the Eco-Essential pen ($50). Originally a Kickstarter project that raised about $20,000 more than the original funding goal, the Eco-Essential pen is something that resonated, and continues to resonate, …

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The Watershot waterproof case will keep your iPhone dry underwater

When it comes to extreme sports you could use a GoPro or similar action cam to film your stunts and adventures—or—if you’ve already got an iPhone in your pocket you could just use that instead. True, nobody wants to mess their favorite phone up by dropping it and having it smash into a million pieces. That’s why there are some …

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Faded: a powerful (and costly) photo editing app for your iPhone

I don’t need to be the one to tell you that the photo editing and effects corner of the App Store is crowded. You already knew that. Fact is, you’ve probably already got more than a couple photo editing apps on your iPhone right now. You may even have a happy little routine all sorted out, something like: iPhone camera …

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25 seriously cool new blogging and publishing tools and resources

Blogging ain’t easy—it takes a LOT of work to become a top blog, so anything that can give you an edge is a must-use. In running DailyTekk I’ve had the privilege of simultaneously running into some incredible new tools for bloggers and publishers. Today seemed like the perfect day to round them all up and hit publish. Some of these …

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What is the Internet of Things?

If you’re wondering what the Internet of Things is I can assure you of two things: 1. you’re not alone and 2. you’ve come to the right place to figure it all out. You’ve probably been hearing about it more and more of late and it’s no wonder: it just might be “the next big thing” in tech. As a …

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SteelSeries Stratus wireless gaming controller for iPad review

If you’re a casual iPad gamer, you probably don’t envision playing games on your tablet using an Xbox or Playstation-style game pad. Instead, you’re used to tapping around on the screen. That IS iPad gaming as far as you’re concerned. Actually, it isn’t. iPad gaming accessories, and more specifically game pads/controllers, represent a growing market. To see what all the …

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18 new ways to land the tech job of your dreams

Before landing a job at a startup, consider doing a bit of learning first to gain an edge. You can use a tool like Fob Foundry to get the skills you need to land your dream job. Or, if you’d just like to know what it takes to hustle like a startup (to land a startup job) you can read …

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Obsessions #8: Five fresh tech finds (via Taco)

Obsessions is a series that asks the engineers and designers behind your favorite tech products to hand-pick their favorite new apps, gadgets, websites and tech accessories. About Taco: As Segal’s Law says, “A man with a watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never sure.” Taco is a single place to see – better, to intentionally decide …

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DailyTekk is growing like a weed and I’m officially seeking a technical co-founder (as well as a few writers)

DailyTekk, a site that began as a personal blog and side project, is quickly becoming something… more. Something bigger. Something important. Lately DailyTekk has been growing like a weed. Specifically between 5-13% weekly. Like Y-Combinator’s Paul Graham says, if you manage to create a company that can grow 5-7% weekly, you may have stumbled onto something surprisingly valuable. If this …

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STM Drifter laptop backpack review

It goes without saying, but I’ll say it anyway: if you’ve got a laptop, tablet or both you probably need/want a good bag to haul them around with you outside the house/office. And if you’re going to get a bag, you wanna get the best you can afford. What does the best entail? For toting around electronics, the first thing …

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The top 50 products on product hunt—so far

If you asked me what the coolest new website to come along recently was, I’d tell you Product Hunt (look for it on DailyTekk’s 2015 edition of the best, most interesting blogs and websites of the year). In the site’s own words, “Product Hunt surfaces the best new products, every day. It’s a place for product-loving enthusiasts to share and geek out …

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Want to kill a viral post? Publish it on Medium

I think Medium is an interesting idea. The premise being that anyone, even those without a built-in audience, should be able to publish something good and have it read sounds brilliant. But I question if that’s how it really works. I’ve been testing the platform for awhile to see what kind of value it would add to me as a …

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Unlocked: 5 ways to get the most out of Dropbox

It’s simply no wonder that so many people have fallen in love with Dropbox, the service that makes it insanely easy to access your files anywhere—not to mention share them. Today, as part of DailyTekk’s Unlocked series, Dropbox’s own Leah Culver, a Developer Advocate who helps API developers get the most of the Dropbox’s developer platform, shares 5 tips that can help …

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