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I am a tech enthusiast who practically lives on the internet. I enjoy sci-fi and fantasy books, video games, fanfiction, and anime in my free time. You will find that I mostly write about geeky stuff like that.

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  • Social Sharing Buttons Without Tracking
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    Social Sharing Buttons Without Tracking

    20 months ago

    Social share buttons are great for increasing traffic to your website. However, popular services like AddThis use third-party tracking, which is a privacy concern. Here are some nice alternatives.

  • Responsive Youtube Videos for WordPress
    1

    Responsive Youtube Videos for WordPress

    9 months ago

    A pure CSS solution for making embedded Youtube videos responsive, plus a function to apply the needed styling to videos in WordPress automatically. Both the height and the width will change to fit!

  • Best Forum Platforms
    0

    Best Forum Platforms

    22 months ago

    This top 10 list will help you choose the best software for your discussion boards. Feature-rich or minimal, paid or free and open-source, choose the platform which suits your needs best.

  • Best Computer Hardware Forums
    0

    Best Computer Hardware Forums

    22 months ago

    This list contains the largest computer-related discussion boards on the net where you can get useful advice about upgrading your PC, or solving your hardware and software issues.

  • Logitech G400: a Worthy MX518 Successor
    0

    Logitech G400: a Worthy MX518 Successor

    22 months ago

    Logitech MX518 is a legendary mouse beloved by gamers around the world. The new G400 offers the same shape and button layout, and comes with a more accurate laser sensor and no angle snapping.

  • PPV Advertising Explained
    0

    PPV Advertising Explained

    22 months ago

    PPV is a form of online marketing which utilizes adware to deliver ads straight to the user's computer. It is known for its low cost per view, as well as low conversion rate. Find out more here.

  • Best Ad Managers
    0

    Best Ad Managers

    22 months ago

    These top 5 ad management solutions will help you sell advertising on your website or blog, and increase your earnings with ad targeting. I reviewed inexpensive services which won't break your budget.

  • My Top 5 Favorite WordPress Plugins
    0

    My Top 5 Favorite WordPress Plugins

    12 days ago

    I have been using WordPress for a long time now, and tried many different plugins over the years. This is a top 5 list of my favorites, which are installed on almost all my WP-based websites.

  • Using CloudFlare to Geotarget Amazon Links
    0

    Using CloudFlare to Geotarget Amazon Links

    23 months ago

    Find out how you can geotarget your Amazon affiliate links for free and earn more from your international traffic. Stop losing commissions by sending UK or German visitors to the American store.

  • Dell P2414H: a Great Monitor for Gaming
    1

    Dell P2414H: a Great Monitor for Gaming

    15 months ago

    Dell P2414H turned out to be a surprisingly good monitor for gaming thanks to low latency and very small input lag. It is also cheaper than similar "UltraSharp" class monitors from Dell.

  • PS/2 vs USB Keyboards
    2

    PS/2 vs USB Keyboards

    23 months ago

    Did you know that connecting your keyboard via the older PS/2 port can actually result in slightly lower latency and less CPU usage? Not only that, it enables full n-key rollover for gaming keyboards.

  • Cherry MX Mechanical Keyboards
    1

    Cherry MX Mechanical Keyboards

    9 months ago

    There are different types of the popular Cherry MX switches, some of them better suited for gaming, and others for typing. Find out about the different types and pick the ones that suit you best.

  • Cheap Gaming Keyboards
    3

    Cheap Gaming Keyboards

    23 months ago

    You don't have to break your budget to get a good gaming keyboard with responsive keys, anti-ghosting, and a LED backlight. My top 10 list will help you find an affordable peripheral for gaming.

  • Best Mechanical Gaming Keyboards
    3

    Best Mechanical Gaming Keyboards

    12 days ago

    Mechanical keyboards offer snappier keys and faster response time compared to membrane ones, which is what makes them so attractive to gamers and typists alike. Find out which are the top 10 here.

  • LED Backlight Flicker in LCD Displays
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    LED Backlight Flicker in LCD Displays

    22 months ago

    Do your eyes start hurting after using your LED-backlit LCD display just for a few minutes? Backlight flicker due to PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation) might be the culprit.

  • Neptune's Pride Tips
    7

    Neptune's Pride Tips

    22 months ago

    Neptune's Pride is a great browser-based multiplayer strategy game which is easy to learn, but difficult to master. These five simple tips will help new players improve their game quickly.

  • Best Palm Grip Mouse
    12

    Best Palm Grip Mouse

    23 months ago

    Looking for a large and comfortable mouse with a good sensor? This top 10 list of palm grip mice should come in handy if you need a replacement or an upgrade for your existing gaming gear.

  • Best Claw Grip Mouse
    16

    Best Claw Grip Mouse

    22 months ago

    This list of the top 10 claw grip mice will help you find the best fragging tool for your needs. Cooler Master, Roccat, Razer, and other manufacturers all have a claw grip mouse or two to offer.

  • Best Clan Hosting
    1

    Best Clan Hosting

    22 months ago

    When it comes to creating a clan website, you can either modify a generic forum, or use a specialized guild hosting service which provides useful features like recruitment widgets and voice servers.

  • Best Harry Potter Fanfiction
    18

    Best Harry Potter Fanfiction

    3 months ago

    This top 10 list contains the best Harry Potter fanfics I've ever read. Find good stories to read and tell me about your own favorites.

  • VigLink Review
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    VigLink Review

    23 months ago

    VigLink provides additional ways to monetize your website without any extra effort. There are, however, some downsides to using VigLink as opposed to working with an affiliate program directly.

  • Infamous 2 Guides & Walkthroughs
    3

    Infamous 2 Guides & Walkthroughs

    23 months ago

    This list of free Infamous 2 guides should come in handy if you're looking for certain information about the game. Trophies, Blast Shard and Dead Drop locations, mission walkthroughs, and more.

  • How to Hide Firefox Title Bar
    6

    How to Hide Firefox Title Bar

    23 months ago

    These simple tweaks will allow you to use Firefox with the menu bar on, while getting rid of the space-wasting title bar. Add-on icons can be moved to the menu bar to maximize useful screen space.

  • How to Restore the Status Bar in Firefox
    1

    How to Restore the Status Bar in Firefox

    23 months ago

    Missing the classic status bar in the newer versions of Firefox? Never fear, there is an add-on which will help you get it back! It also adds more useful, customizable features to your browser.

  • Best Cooking Magazines
    3

    Best Cooking Magazines

    23 months ago

    Whether you're looking for new and interesting recipes, or want to learn about various cuisines from around the world, this top 5 list of the best cooking magazines should come in handy.

  • The Witcher 2 Editions
    2

    The Witcher 2 Editions

    20 months ago

    The Witcher 2 was available in multiple editions on release, each with its own bonus content and additional features. This is a list of said editions, namely Premium, Digital Premium, and Collector's.

  • Death and Immortality
    9

    Death and Immortality

    23 months ago

    Is death truly an inevitable part of life? With our increasing scientific knowledge, we should eventually be able to cure aging and achieve biological immortality. Who wouldn't want to live forever?

  • Keanu Reeves Movie List
    16

    Keanu Reeves Movie List

    23 months ago

    Find out about the movies Keanu Reeves has starred in from this filmography, and share your own favorites. Contrary to a popular belief, this enigmatic actor can definitely do very different roles.

  • Best Manga Series List
    7

    Best Manga Series List

    23 months ago

    Japanese manga is a wonderful storytelling medium with countless series and one-shots of all genres. I have compiled some of my favorites into a list, and visitors to this page have added the rest.

  • Asus M4A87TD Review
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    Asus M4A87TD Review

    23 months ago

    The Core Unlocker feature on my Asus M4A87TD motherboard allowed me to turn my cheap Phenom II X2 CPU into an unlocked 4-core Phenom II X4. It also makes for easy overclocking, too.

  • Widescreen vs Standard Monitors
    15

    Widescreen vs Standard Monitors

    23 months ago

    With the advent of HDTVs and the same panels used in LCD monitors and televisions, it's hard to find a non-widescreen computer display. Yet old 4:3 and even 5:4 monitors have their own advantages.

  • Best Fingertip Grip Mouse
    17

    Best Fingertip Grip Mouse

    23 months ago

    Small and light mice are the best for gaming with a fingertip grip. This top 10 list will help you find a replacement or an upgrade. Good shape, solid sensor, and reliable switches are the priorities.

  • Hanazawa Kana
    2

    Hanazawa Kana

    22 months ago

    Find out more about this talented voice actress and her most notable anime roles, from Nadeko Sengoku in Bakemonogatari to Kuroneko in Oreimo and Aika Fuwa in Zetsuen no Tempest.

  • MSI Motherboard Beeps on Boot
    10

    MSI Motherboard Beeps on Boot

    23 months ago

    If your MSI motherboard beeps during boot, don't start picking apart your computer just yet. It could simply be a really annoying feature which "counts" the number of USB devices you have connected.

  • WiFi Headache - Myth or Health Risk?
    239

    WiFi Headache - Myth or Health Risk?

    23 months ago

    Could wireless internet actually present a health hazard? Many contributors to this page claim they have experienced headaches and other ill effects seemingly stemming from wi-fi equipment.

  • Best Blogging Platforms
    117

    Best Blogging Platforms

    21 months ago

    If you're looking to start a blog, this list of the best blogging platforms should come in handy. Both hosted and standalone services are included. Vote for your favorite and see what others use.

  • Buy Books with Free Shipping
    6

    Buy Books with Free Shipping

    22 months ago

    Amazon's delivery to your country too expensive? There are some alternatives that offer free worldwide shipping for books and other items. Find out where you can buy books without high delivery costs.

  • Top Techno Songs List
    170

    Top Techno Songs List

    23 months ago

    Find some good techno to listen to on this top song list. Share your favorites of the genre and vote for the best techno artists of all time.

  • Picasa vs Flickr
    86

    Picasa vs Flickr

    23 months ago

    Flickr and Picasa Web Albums (now Google+ photos) are two of the most popular image hosting and sharing sites online. There's a lively, ongoing debate on which one is better, and why.

  • Top 10 Beautiful Caterpillar Photos
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    Top 10 Beautiful Caterpillar Photos

    23 months ago

    Many caterpillars look beautiful and amazing due to their bright colors and interesting shapes, whether they're meant to blend in with the environment, or scare off predators.

  • Best Avatar Makers
    26

    Best Avatar Makers

    23 months ago

    Replace your boring profile picture with a totally awesome one using these easy avatar generators. No graphics editing skills required.

  • IMVU vs Second Life
    551

    IMVU vs Second Life

    22 months ago

    IMVU and Second Life are both thriving online communities with thousands of active users. Both virtual worlds have their own appeal, but which one is better? Find out in this ongoing debate.

  • Books Similar to Harry Potter
    59

    Books Similar to Harry Potter

    22 months ago

    I've compiled a list of the best books similar to the famous Harry Potter series. Find good fantasy novels or series to read, and share your own favorites.

  • Book Depository Review
    86

    Book Depository Review

    23 months ago

    Book Depository is a great online bookstore which offers free worldwide delivery. It is a great alternative to Amazon, especially to people from countries which don't get free shipping from Amazon.

  • Newegg vs Amazon
    29

    Newegg vs Amazon

    22 months ago

    An ongoing debate about pros and cons of ordering computer hardware and other electronics at Amazon as opposed to Newegg. Which retailer do you think is better and why? Your opinion is most welcome.

  • Buy IMVU Credits
    12

    Buy IMVU Credits

    22 months ago

    Purchase IMVU credits at a discount from a registered, official reseller. XKZ Exchange differs from other resellers in the number of different payment options that they offer (12+).

  • Firefox vs Opera
    204

    Firefox vs Opera

    23 months ago

    An ongoing debate about two popular web browsers, Mozilla Firefox and Opera. Both apps have their pros and cons, and even diehard fans who wouldn't trade their particular browser for any other.

  • List of the Best Anime Movies
    201

    List of the Best Anime Movies

    23 months ago

    Find the best anime movies to watch on this top 50 list and see what other people enjoy. Share your favorite Japanese animation.

  • Free Chess eBooks
    7

    Free Chess eBooks

    22 months ago

    Download some great chess books that have been released into the public domain, and improve your game without spending anything on expensive hardcovers. All you need is a PDF reader to open the files.

  • Rap vs Rock
    421

    Rap vs Rock

    23 months ago

    Rock and rap fans alike have shared their opinion on these popular music genres in this ongoing debate. Come and tell everyone which music style is better, and see what other people have had to say.

  • Pyromancer by Don Callander
    2

    Pyromancer by Don Callander

    10 months ago

    Pyromancer is a light fantasy novel set in a magical world and featuring charming and lively characters, spellbinding adventure, and romance. It is the first of the six total books in the series.

  • How to Manage Multiple Gmail Accounts
    104

    How to Manage Multiple Gmail Accounts

    23 months ago

    There are several different ways to deal with multiple Gmail accounts, including multiple sign-in, delegation, and a browser plugin. Find out the one that suits your needs best here.

  • Traditional Lithuanian Dishes
    54

    Traditional Lithuanian Dishes

    23 months ago

    Lithuanian cuisine is known for its simple and hearty dishes; our traditional fare tends to be naturally filling, made from local ingredients, and only lightly seasoned with salt and herbs.

  • Desktop Computer Carrying Harness
    7

    Desktop Computer Carrying Harness

    23 months ago

    You can use a handy carrying harness to transport your desktop computer easily. Combine it with a bag for carrying LCD monitors, and you'll be able to move your whole setup in one go.

  • Geek vs Nerd
    162

    Geek vs Nerd

    23 months ago

    "Geek" and "nerd" are often used interchangeably, but there are some differences between the two terms. Find out about what separates geeks from nerds, and see what others have to say in our debate.

  • McDonalds vs Starbucks
    23

    McDonalds vs Starbucks

    22 months ago

    Come share your opinion on which cup of coffee tastes better and gives you the most bang for your buck in this ongoing McDonalds vs Starbucks debate.

  • Gmail vs Yahoo Mail
    67

    Gmail vs Yahoo Mail

    23 months ago

    Gmail and Yahoo are two of the most popular free webmail providers. Which do you think offers a better service, and why? You will find a lively, ongoing debate on pros and cons of each of them here.

  • Gmail vs Outlook
    269

    Gmail vs Outlook

    23 months ago

    Gmail and Outlook.com are two of the most popular free webmail providers in the world, each with hundreds of millions of users. Which service do you prefer and why? Hundreds have chimed in the debate.

  • Console vs PC Gaming
    79

    Console vs PC Gaming

    23 months ago

    There have been many heated debates on the pros and cons of consoles vs PCs when it comes to gaming. Why not have one more? Come share your thoughts and see what other gamers have to say in the topic.

  • Xbox 360 vs Playstation 3
    893

    Xbox 360 vs Playstation 3

    23 months ago

    An ongoing discussion about the pros and cons of the two extremely popular gaming consoles, PlayStation 3 from Sony and Xbox 360 from Microsoft. Come see what others say and share your own opinion.

  • NVIDIA vs AMD
    1140

    NVIDIA vs AMD

    22 months ago

    NVIDIA and AMD are the leaders of the graphics card market. Participate in the ongoing debate on which one makes better GPUs, and see what other people have to say about Radeon and GeForce cards.

  • Intel vs AMD
    1102

    Intel vs AMD

    22 months ago

    Intel and AMD are the largest CPU manufacturers, and when building a new computer, you usually have to make a choice between the two. Find out about their pros and cons in this ongoing debate.

  • Ambiguous Optical Illusions
    52

    Ambiguous Optical Illusions

    23 months ago

    Each of these ambiguous images can be seen as two different things. Confound your brain with these optical illusions, and find out what other people perceive while looking at the same picture.

  • I Hate Cucumbers
    192

    I Hate Cucumbers

    23 months ago

    Pickles might be awesome, but cucumbers are not. They will ruin your salad, your sandwich, and your life. Know that if you hate cucumbers, you are not alone. Let's fight the good fight together.

  • Top 10 Gaming Mice
    245

    Top 10 Gaming Mice

    22 months ago

    A good mouse with quality sensor can improve your performance in FPS, MOBA, RTS, and other games. This page will help you find a gaming mouse that fits your needs.

  • Code Geass R2: Lelouch Is Alive
    60

    Code Geass R2: Lelouch Is Alive

    23 months ago

    There are many good reasons to believe that Lelouch is still alive at the end of the second season of Code Geass. I'll try to prove that he survived and went into hiding together with C.C.

  • Vuze vs uTorrent
    534

    Vuze vs uTorrent

    23 months ago

    An ongoing debate on the pros and cons of the two most popular BitTorrent clients: Vuze and uTorrent. Which program downloads torrents faster and offers more useful features? Discuss here.

  • Top 10 Internet Meme Classics
    1246

    Top 10 Internet Meme Classics

    12 months ago

    Been living in the cave for the past few years? This page will help you get back into the loop. Find out about the top 10 classic internet memes like Lolcats, Rickrolling, All Your Base, and others.

  • Matte vs Glossy Screens
    568

    Matte vs Glossy Screens

    23 months ago

    A glossy LCD looks great in a store, but many people go for the matte monitor to avoid issues with reflections and glare. Which one is the better choice? Hundreds of users have shared their opinions.

  • Wired vs Wireless Mice
    207

    Wired vs Wireless Mice

    23 months ago

    Wireless mice undoubtedly have some advantages, but many people still swear by wired ones, especially when it comes to gaming where every millisecond is important. Hundreds have chimed in the debate.

  • Best Fantasy Book List
    149

    Best Fantasy Book List

    23 months ago

    Find good fantasy novels and series to read in this huge list where the books are ranked by visitor votes. Share your own recommendations, and see what great works other fantasy fans enjoy reading.

  • Fanfiction Site List
    246

    Fanfiction Site List

    3 months ago

    Find good sites for reading fanfiction and for publishing your own stories. General, Harry Potter, Twilight, anime, and other categories.

  • Katana: the Sharpest Weapon Ever
    33

    Katana: the Sharpest Weapon Ever

    23 months ago

    Known as the "perfect sword", the iconic katana is one of the sharpest and most fearsome blade weapons in existence. Watch a Japanese katana cut handgun bullets in half like they're nothing!

  • Bandwidth Management for Home Networks
    48

    Bandwidth Management for Home Networks

    23 months ago

    Traffic shaping (QoS) is no longer something only expensive commercial routers can do. An inexpensive home router with custom firmware like Tomato can prioritize certain types of traffic quite well.

  • WRT54GL Firmware Reviews
    26

    WRT54GL Firmware Reviews

    23 months ago

    Find out how to make your cheap WRT54GL router more powerful using third-party firmware like Tomato or DD-WRT. This will add more features and capabilities to your device.

  • Top Anime List
    10351

    Top Anime List

    19 months ago

    Find good anime to watch on this massive top 100+ list of best Japanese animated series of all time. The shows are ranked by total visitor votes. There's also great recommendations from other users.

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