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How to Use Your Mac to Easily Find the Best Wi-Fi Channel [Link]

My wireless network can be flaky at times, probably thanks to interference from other networks and devices. If you have an unreliable wireless connection, it could be because you’re not on the optimal wireless channel for your router and environment. Did you know that your Mac has a built-in tool to find the best wireless channel? The trick involves using the Wireless Diagnostics Utilities app that comes with your Mac.

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[Sponsored Post] 10 Best Music Download Sites

This is a sponsored post by 4K Download. Please click here for more information on sponsored posts on 40Tech.

Music is loved and adored in all parts of the world. Over the course of the previous decades, numerous mediums and methods have been used by people to listen to their favorite songs; however, listening to music was never as simple and convenient as it is today. Gone are the days when you had to search for your favorite songs and albums in music shops;  now you can find all the details and almost every single recorded song on the internet, thanks to websites like YouYube. If you do not have a fast internet connection, you may not enjoy listening to your favorite songs on YouTube. You definitely have to buffer first. I’d recommend to use 4K YouTube to MP3: free youtube to mp3 converter and listen to any song in MP3 format.

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24 Hour News and Local News on Your Apple TV

Inching closer to making cord cutting viable, Apple adds even more content. Roku might already be there as a traditional TV replacement, depending on your needs. With a toddler in our house, we’re already using the Apple TV Disney Junior content quite a bit (the best part – no commercials). Now if they could land live major sports, like Phillies’ games with no blackouts, it would be a real option.

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Control a Paper Airplane With Your iPhone. For Real.

I might just have to add this one to my wish list – a gadget that let’s you remotely control a paper airplane with your iPhone. Forget Christmas, as it doesn’t come out until June for the general public. An Android version is planned, too.

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[Sponsored Post] Top 5 Video Editors for Mac

This is a sponsored post by Wondershare. Please click here for more information on sponsored posts on 40Tech.

As Apple products are becoming popular among people, the users have to put up with the Mac OS. So if you are a Mac PC user and video shooting fanatic, it’s essential to have compatible software for video editing tasks. Here I pick up the 5 best video editing software programs for Mac that you can try it out.

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How to Add Icons to Folder Titles on Your iPhone or iPad

Chalk this one up as something that I didn’t know. You can icons to your folder names on your iPhone or iPad. It involves enabling the Emoji keyboard on your device. For a full write up, check out the blog of Christopher Horrel. I’ve find this quite handy in making my folders distinguishable at a glance.

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Apple Adds iCloud Bookmark Syncing to Chrome and Firefox on Windows

One of the nice features of Safari on Mac and iOS is how your bookmarks can stay in sync between your devices, with no plugin required. The one flaw in that setup was that there was no way to sync your bookmarks to any other browser on Windows aside from Internet Explorer. If you wanted a universal bookmark experience, you had to use another browser with cross platform sync support, such as Chrome, on all of your devices. That has now changed. One piece of news almost lost amid the hoopla with iOS 7 and the new iPhones, is that Apple has added Chrome and Firefox to the list of browsers that support bookmark sync on Windows.

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Review: KitSound BoomBar

I’ve been on a bit of an audio kick recently, so when Gearzap gave me the chance to review another bluetooth speaker, I jumped at the chance. This time around, I put the KitSound BoomBar through its paces. Read on for my thoughts.

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Meld Your Windows PC and Mac into One With a Wormhold Switch

Being a Mac user in a Windows world can be tough. If you’re like me, even if you use Windows professionally, there are certain Mac apps that are essential to your productivity. For me, OmniFocus and OmniOutliner are two that come to mind immediately. In my search for ways to make Macs play nicer in a Windows universe, I recently discovered one of the coolest gadgets I’ve come across in a long time – the J5 Create Wormhold Switch. It helps me join my Windows and Mac computers – literally.

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Review: Gmyle Mini Portable Rechargeable Bluetooth Speakers

If it were up to my wife, we would have a house without wires. Fortunately for her, technology seem to be heading in that direction. At home, we do have a wired speaker system, but probably get just as much use out of a Logitech Mobile Boombox in our master bathroom. Gmyle recently provided me with their Mini Portable Rechargeable Bluetooth Speakers, and I’ve had a chance to get some impressions of them compared to my Logitech speakers.

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