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Find yourself in a hotel without your charger?

Find yourself in a hotel without your charger? Check the TV for a USB plugin.

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Want to surprise someone at the airport but don’t know their arrival time or flight number?

Google where they’re flying from and to, and the airline they are on e.g. Singapore Airlines Singapore to London. You’ll get all the info you need.

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Google Alerts for the location

If you live near a stadium or a hall that hosts public venues, set Google Alerts for the location to avoid being “surprised” by sudden traffic congest

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Keep a list of numbers

Keep a list of numbers of your credit card companies or hotlines to cancel your cards quickly, in case you lose your wallet or phone.

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Store some emergency cash

Store some emergency cash in between the small space of your phone and its phone case, just in case.

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Someone needs to use your iPhone to make a call?

Someone needs to use your iPhone to make a call? Use Siri from the lock screen to make the call. person has no access to any other app on your phone

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Google search tricks

Your best search mate for college assignments is not google.com. Use scholar.google.com instead. Try adding “PDF” to find downloadable copies.

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Laptop batteries can last longer

Laptop batteries can last longer if you charge them up to only 80% instead of the full 100%

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Attach bread clips to each cable??

Attach bread clips to each cable or power cord, then label the clips with a pen or marker to reflect which cable is which.

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To proofread a long essay,

To proofread a long essay, paste your article in Google Translate and listen to it. This makes it easier to pick up mistakes

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Run your writing or document past

Run your writing or document past AfterTheDeadline to clear typos, grammar mistakes and get help with writing styles.

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How to Tidy Up Your Desk Cables

Put an end to these problems with this simple life hack, and use binder clips to organize your cables.

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PowerPoint presentation tricks

If you save your PowerPoint presentation in .PPS instead of .PPT, your file goes into slideshow mode when you open it.

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Want to charge your phone faster?

Want to charge your phone faster? Put it in Airplane Mode. (Editor’s note: We did a small experiment on this and found the difference to be only 3 min

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Domain tricks

Search for a domain name across multiple TLDs and how much they cost via iwantmyname.com.

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Hanging a picture but don’t have a level?

Well, your iPhone can help. Open Measure app, tap Level and lay your phone flat against the surface to achieve a well-balanced hang.

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Want a quick way to unfreeze a frozen phone?

Want a quick way to unfreeze a frozen phone? Plug it into its charger.

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How to scroll back up

Hitting the Spacebar scrolls down a web page; hitting the Spacebar + Shift lets you scroll back up.

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Get a tough-to-crack password

To get a tough-to-crack password, use non-English characters on your keyboard

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Re-open an accidentally closed browser

To re-open an accidentally closed browser tab, use Ctrl / Cmd + Shift + T.

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