Hacks, Productivity

8 Google Chrome Hacks You Need To Be Using

Did you know that as of March 2015, Chrome is the #1 browser used throughout the US? That means about one third of our readers (34.7% to be exact) choose Chrome as their main may to access the internet. Here at Data Nerds HQ, we couldn’t agree more that Chrome is the best when it comes to browsing the web easily and effectively and our goal by the end of this 2 part post is to get the rest of you right on board with us!

Many of you are probably wondering, “Well, what’s the difference between Safari, Internet Explorer and Chrome? Don’t they all just let you access the internet?”, well essentially, yes but it’s how they let you access (and experience) the internet that makes all the difference!

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Hacks, Productivity

Optimize Spare Time with These 10 Hacks.

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Anyone can be a time management master, but imagine the ability to ameliorate cancelled meetings, clients, or events. You have a busy life and those spare moments to do you should feel like winning the lottery. The best exhortation isn’t to “get busy” in those moments of spare time, instead be mindful and optimize this time. After studying many highly successful people we have gathered 10 ways to optimize spare time.

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Gift Guide, Tech

We’ve Got ‘Em! The Top 5 Tech Accessories of 2015

Top 5 Tech Accessories

So now that we’ve got you up-to-speed with all the latest and greatest in technology this year, why don’t we add on some much needed accessories to complete the package? There have been some awesome tech accessories released this year that make your tech toys easier to use, faster to charge or just overall nicer to look at. We’ve put together our top 5 to make your cell phone, laptop or tablet work better for you in the New Year!

Make sure you didn’t miss any of our other tech gift guides: Part 1 (Wearables), Part 2 (Entertainment), Part 3 (Smart Home), Part 4 (Audio), Part 5 (Tablets & E-Readers) and Part 6 (Tech Toys). Also, this is your last chance to enter our Holiday Tech Giveaway! Enter at the end of this post using the Gleam widget to score a tech gift of your choice!

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Gift Guide, Tech

Our Top 5 Tablets of 2015 Are Here, And You’re Going To Want Them All!

Top 5 Tablets of 2015

Looking to spend a little quiet alone time this Holiday season with nothing but a crackling fire, warm blanket and your favourite book? Well, why not upgrade that book to one of our top 5 Tablets of 2015 so you can have hundreds of books at your finger tips, or maybe take a little break and do some after-Christmas bargain hunting on your favourite websites?

We’ve rounded up our top 5 Tablets and E-Readers from the past year to bring you an easily shoppable list you can use yourself or leave out for Santa (or your family) this December, you know, to drop a subtle hint.

Make sure to check out our other Tech Gift Guides including Wearables, Entertainment, Smart Home and Audio. You’re sure to find something for everyone on your list!

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Gift Guide, Tech

Pump Up The Jams With Our 2015 Audio Gift Guide

Audio Gift Guide 2015

The holiday’s are upon us and what better time to start thinking about your big New Years Bash or the long, boring flight home? We’ve got you covered no matter what you’re up to this winter season with the best in Portable Speakers and Wireless or Wired headphones.

A couple of these you may have heard of like the legendary Beats by Dre but some are new kids on the block and deserve a little attention. So whether you prefer in-ear, on-ear, wireless or external speaker systems, this list of the top 5 Audio Gifts will pump up your holiday!

Did you miss out on the rest of our guide? See parts 1 (Wearables), 2 (Entertainment) and 3 (Smart Home) here or head right on over to our complete guide so you can be prepared for the holiday season!

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Gift Guide, Tech

Home For The Holidays! Smart Home Gift Guide for 2015

Moving into to part 3 of our Tech Gift Guide for 2015, takes us into a more cozy area – the home.

Have you ever thought of your home as being “smart”? Probably not, right? Since most of us most likely don’t live in top of the line, tech-ready homes it’s safe to say the items below may be pretty new to you!

When it comes to tech for the home, the name of the game isn’t just cool gadgets that will make our friends jealous, it’s also creating a more energy-efficient, cost and environment friendly living space for you and your family. So whether you’re looking to be able to shut off all the lights from your smart phone when your kids leave them on or just want to know your home is safe and protected these home gadgets are a must for your home!

Don’t forget to check out Part 1 Wearables & Part 2 Entertainment and enter our giveaway for your chance to win a Tech gift of your choice (up to $65.00 Value)!

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Gift Guide, Tech, Uncategorized

The Top 5 Entertainment Gifts For 2015 – Nerd Approved!

That’s right everyone, there’s more!

Today we are sharing with you the second instalment in our Tech Gift Guide series which focuses solely on endless holiday entertainment gifts. If you’re like us, you probably cancelled your home cable TV quite some time ago and are now relying completely on streaming your favourite shows. While we’re all about spending the weekend catching up on our favourite series on Netflix, sometimes we don’t want to stare at our little laptops and crave seeing things on the big screen (we’re sure you can relate!). In this guide, we’ll run you through the best streaming options for your TV, plus some pretty epic Limited Edition gaming systems which are sure to make even the manliest of men squeal with excitement!

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Gift Guide, Just For Fun, Tech

Our 2015 Wearables Gift Guide – All Nerd Approved!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

The time when the snow starts falling, the driveways need shovelling and the gifts need giving. This year, we decided to help out with the gift giving part (please don’t ask us to shovel snow) and make a comprehensive, Nerd approved list of the best tech toys available. In this section, we have our Wearables Gift Guide, perfect for athletes, people who want to have a healthier New Year and the tech savvy business man. Click, click, done!

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Hacks, Health and Wellness, Productivity

How To Make The Most Of Every Hour In A Day

Do you ever find yourself wishing there were just a few more hours in the day? Or wondering what it was you did all day that got you to 9pm with nothing to show for it? There are a lot of time-suckers out there that you may have never considered before, so if you’re ready to gain back a couple hours into your day, we’ve come up with a list of things you should remove from your day, ideas to utilize your “gap-time” and even a few suggestions of how to spend your new time in order to make your life more productive and fulfilling.

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Business, Marketing, Social Media

Google’s Alphabet, Easy as ABC.

Google and Alphabet
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It’s probably a bit of an understatement to say Google has undergone some pretty major changes in the past 24 hours. Not only has Sundar Pichai been appointed the new CEO, but they’ve also somehow created something even bigger than Google itself.  Now if you’ve only seen bits and pieces of this floating around your social media feeds, you may be a bit confused about what just happened. Well let us introduce you to Google’s Alphabet — or is it Alphabet’s Google?

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