Best free Windows Media Player alternatives 2016

After 25 years of development, you might think Windows Media Player should have the power to handle all your video and audio needs. And yet, as you’ve probably noticed, it’s still extremely limited, and won’t even play some common file types without downloading extra components. Downloading an alternative media player can put an end to file compatibility woes; the best packages support just about every format, and some can even convert them to something more widely used. Problems with the

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8 Awesome Pinterest Extensions You Need to Try Now

Pinterest users love to pin. From viewing awesome images to re-pinning, sharing, liking, and commenting on them, it can be a lot of fun. So, if you are a regular Pinterest user, this list of Chrome extensions is for you. They each allow you to do just a little bit more with the terrific pins you find.Start your day and open each tab with a terrific photo from Pinterest using Pinterest Tab. Select the categories that interest you and then

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Review: Updated: Wileyfox Swift

When Google debuted its Nexus programme in 2010 the public and press were pleasantly surprised. Nexus devices offered what were, at the time, excellent specs at a less than premium price point, and Nexus phones have enjoyed considerable success.In the intervening years, however, others have caught up with and surpassed Google in offering a capable smartphone package for less cash. The OnePlus One and Moto G, among others, have made the running, encouraging more and more manufacturers to dip their

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Fix Slow-Loading Windows Icons by Increasing the Icon Cache

The icons for your files and programs are stored in a cache, so that Windows can display them quickly instead of having to load them from source files every time. If you’ve ever noticed that Windows Explorer loads icons slowly, especially when you first start your computer or open a folder with lots of files, increasing the size of the icon cache might help. Here’s how to do it with a simple Registry hack.If you notice that icons are displaying

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GroupClip for iOS lets you shoot multi-angle videos with your friends

No matter how good the camera on your phone is, it can only help you capture video from a single perspective at a time. Wouldn’t it be great if you could shoot from multiple angles and stitch it all together?That’s exactly what GroupClip is about. This free iOS app turns you and your bunch of mates into a collaborative film crew by letting you shoot video and bringing all those clips together into a single easy-to-use editing interface on your

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Spotify just became a lot cheaper for most families

Spotify is bringing down the price of its family subscription by a big margin.It now costs $15 for a family of six to stream music. The feature was previously limited to a group of five people, for which it would cost $30.Our biggest ever edition of TNW Conference is fast approaching! Join 10,000 tech leaders this May in Amsterdam.The original family plan, introduced in 2014, offered a 50 percent price reduction over the $10 single user price for each additional

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These Are The Most Common Facebook traps Seeks To Steal Your Information.

Facebook traps These Are The Most Common Traps Seeks To Steal Your Information On Facebook Facebook traps Many of us have found on the Internet or social networks an ad that promises to reveal who visited our Facebook profile. So, if you decided to ignore it then it’s fine, but if you win curiosity then beware: It’s a trap set by cyber criminals to steal your information. One of the traps that often Facebook users typically fall is in the

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iPhone SE

iPhone SE There’s a part of me that doesn’t understand why Apple gets the amount of interest it does with something like the iPhone SE. It’s a phone that’s in an identical chassis to the one released three years ago, and beyond a new color it’s impossible to know which model is which. It’s the iPhone ‘Special Edition’. Then I look around the train carriage on the way to work and count the amount of iPhone 5S and 5 devices

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This 1996 Sega Test training video highlights the not-so-glamorous side of game testing

In the mid-90s, Nintendo, Sega and Sony were locked in a heated battle for video game supremacy – at least, in North America. This was well before the Internet enabled public beta testing which meant game developers and publishers like Sega had to do all of their own testing.Getting paid to play video games for a living in the mid-90s sounds like a dream job for many, but as this Sega Test “trainumentary” highlights, it’s not quite as glamorous as

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This smart wristband detects blood alcohol levels through your skin

Wearables are no longer only used to monitor your fitness levels and receive smartphone notifications. Following last week’s report of a wristband that shocks you for spending too much money, another innovative device has been developed – one that can monitor the levels of alcohol in your blood.San Francisco-based company BACtrack already makes standard breathalyzers for police use and as consumer products. But rather than having to blow into the BACtrack Skyn, it detects blood alcohol levels from the sweat

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