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Coursera And Udacity Gain Competition As FutureLearn Joins The MOOC Bandwagon

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FutureLearn has launched with an open beta website and a roster of free online courses. The UK based program is an alliance of many British educational institutions and also worldwide recognized names like British Council, British Library and the British Museum. FutureLearn is owned by The Open University and its making a foray into the very open space of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOC) with nearly 26 educational partners. While Coursera and Udacity have become recognizable names in the online courses arena, FutureLearn is a late-starter. But the beginning has been made with the launch of its educational portal and...Read the full article: Coursera And Udacity Gain Competition As FutureLearn Joins The MOOC Bandwagon

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BCArchive: create archives using public key encryption

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Most archiving programs out there, be it free ones like 7-Zip or commercial ones like WinRar or WinZip, support some form of archive protection, usually in form of a password that you need to set during creation. This password is then needed whenever archive contents need to be accessed or extracted. This can become a […]The post BCArchive: create archives using public key encryption appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

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AIVC (Alice) - Pro Version v3.1 APK

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AIVC - Artificial Intelligent Voice Control. Control your mobile with your voice!


AIVC (Alice) - Pro Versionplay.google.com.aivc
Alice is your personal assistant. Alice can help you do things quickly and easily.
With Alice, Android users get a helpful assistant at hand, which understands more than just commands.
You can have a conversation with Alice, give her instructions or ask for general terms of information.

Currently Alice can assist you with following functions:
Call, SMS, Email, Translation, Navigation, Alarm, Timer, App Launcher, Calculator, Facebook, Websearch, Weather, Search images.. and many many more.

Additional to the lite version: Calendar, Play Music / Videos and Receiver Control for Enigma2, Dialog-Mode, Listen in Background.

Alice knows a lot and is constantly learning new things, some examples:
Do I need Sunglasses?How far is it from New York to San Fransisco?Director of InceptionZap to CNNSet u…

Get A Responsive Pinterest-Like Interface For Reddit In Chrome

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There’s hardly any internet user out there who hasn’t heard about Reddit. Since its inception back in 2005, Reddit has grown to become one of the busiest places online, staying true to its tagline of “the front page of the internet”. This social platform provides news and discussions about anything you might think of – […]Read Get A Responsive Pinterest-Like Interface For Reddit In Chrome by on AddictiveTips - Tech tips to make you smarter

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AudioStreamer Allows Remote Streaming Of Music From Your Windows PC

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Sometimes you want to access your music library during office hours, but taking your entire song collection with you on a portable music player or thumb drive doesn’t sound all that convenient. Although you could upload it to one of the many cloud storage services out there, what if you could rather stream your music […]Read AudioStreamer Allows Remote Streaming Of Music From Your Windows PC by on AddictiveTips - Tech tips to make you smarter

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10 Best New Chrome Packaged Apps Available In The Chrome Web Store

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Google released the new Chrome packaged apps that can run as a native desktop app. Here are ten useful Chrome apps that are worth checking out.The post 10 Best New Chrome Packaged Apps Available In The Chrome Web Store appeared first on Make Tech Easier.




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How to Easily Add Tags and Metadata to Your Audio Files with ‘Mp3tag’ [Windows]

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When it comes to my digital music collection, I am strictly organized. All the songs that I have need to have descriptive filenames and a proper folder hierarchy. Not only that, but I also need my files to have proper metadata. Doing so from within the Windows Media Player is not exactly convenient. Therefore, I...

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B1 Online Archiver: Safely Preview and Download Contents of Any Compressed Archive

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Compressed archives are a wonderful convenience for computer users. Thanks to these compressed archives, a large number of files can be easily transferred and the overall archive size is smaller than the sum of individual file sizes. But while there are pros to using compressed archives, there are cons as well: Firstly, the archive formats...

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How to Automatically Open a Website in Chrome’s Incognito Mode with ‘Incognitorizr’

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Websites have found numerous annoying ways to track the online activity of an internet surfing computer user. Take Facebook, for instance. Facebook Like buttons that you click on any website while being logged into Facebook will end up appearing on your timeline or your friends’ newsfeed. If you value your online privacy as much as...

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