Author: Kajal Premnath

You’ve probably wondered how those hackers hunched over in black hoodies glide their fingers across their keyboards so elegantly? What if we told you, you can achieve the same level of coolness with but a few keyboard hacks that’ll definitely help improve your daily workflow. All you have to do is practice these pretty cool keyboard shortcuts. We’ve covered keyboard tricks for MacBook and Mac users, but we haven’t forgotten about our Windows fam. Check out these keyboard tricks will certainly help you shave off time off work here and there (P.S. wear a black hoodie and drink lots of…

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Algorithms: you hear about them, you know they’re behind your screens, and you may even be here as a result of one right now. Still high off the anxiety-driven craze that was Netflix’s The Social Dilemma, many have found themselves curious about what exactly algorithms are. You always hear people go on about mindless sheep operating in an echo chamber thanks to the algorithm, but what does this mean? The conversations surrounding algorithms are more frequent now than in the past because they’re in the mainstream. It’s no long just scientists that are aware computers learn on their own when…

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Okay, hear us out. Your mouse disrupts your workflow. Every time you use it, you’re losing a tiny bit of focus and time. It’s time to learn powerful keyboard shortcuts for Windows, your browser, and more. A click or two on your mouse may not seem like the most time-consuming acts you would carry out in your day, but those clicks (and the precious seconds they take) add up to minutes. The keyboard was designed in a way that users shouldn’t have to look at it to effectively click away. So the quicker you master being a keyboard-samurai, the less…

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We live in a digitally-orientated world. Almost every waking moment is spent looking into a screen, whether we like it or not. Despite spending so much time with our devices, we still have many questions about them. Is it harmful to keep your phone plugged in overnight? Will a nearby magnet erase your hard drive? What about incognito mode? Does it really work? Here’s a look at some of the most common misunderstandings about the tech products we use every day and debunking any attached myths. Using antivirus will completely prevent infections Sounds logical, right? Antivirus software should protect your…

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Well, we’ve made it (almost). The end of the year is in sight. It’s been a tumultuous year filled with uncertainty, social distancing, lockdowns and travel restrictions, with South Africans finding ways to escape, travel and connect with the world. We got a major source of escapism from Netflix, perhaps understandably. This year, South Africans more than doubled their Netflix viewing compared to 2019. Here’s what South Africans watched on Netflix in 2020:  Our own content This year showed that the world has an appetite for South African content with titles made in Mzansi making the Top 10 lists in…

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