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Browse Fast & Be Private with Firefox Focus

If internet speeds keep getting faster, why do so many websites seem to be getting slower? In a word: Advertising. More than ever we’re being tracked across the web. Behavior tracking is used to build profiles of who we are, what we like, and how we can be best marketed to on a click-by-click basis. [...]

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Upgrade Your Note Taking with Notability

With the advent of the iPad Pro and improvement of the Apple Pencil, treating a tablet like, well, a real notebook is finally a reality. Whereas a standard yellow legal pad will still fit the bill, there’s something extremely appealing about the cloud-enabled bells and whistles approach to capturing and storing your thoughts. But note [...]

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Keep Your Mortgage Calculator Handy

Conversations with first-time buyers who have yet to approach banks for mortgage pre-qualification tend to center on how much home they can really afford. To keep the conversation flowing, impress your prospects by whipping out your smartphone and walking them through some mortgage payment and budget scenarios. Here are two smartphone apps you can download [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Up Your Chill Factor

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. ‘Goodbye, Things’ Makes the Case for Radical Minimalism (5 minute read) Why it matters: The web has no shortage [...]

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How to Add Panoramic Shots to Instagram

Your iPhone has the ability to create awesome panoramic photographs. These are great for capturing scenic property views or vibrant neighborhood scenes. Unfortunately, they look terrible when posted on Instagram. So how do you share those million-dollar sweeps on the most popular photo-sharing social platform? Try Instapan! From the app’s website: “Instapan is an easy-to-use iPhone [...]

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Is Your Password Strong Enough?

The security of your privacy and your clients’ privacy begins with strong passwords. If you’ve never thought too much about the complexity of your passwords and how well your information is protected, you may want to check out this article “Best Practices for Password Mindfulness.” One interesting tool featured in the article is the website [...]

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Apps to Help Manage Your Screen Time

Screen addiction is real, and it’s not just adults who are suffering from the impulse to reach for that phone or tablet. It’s also taking a toll on kids. Even the parents of Silicon Valley giants are raising their kids with a dose of low-tech mindfulness. If you’re looking for ways to track and manage the amount [...]

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Apps to Watermark Your Social Media Photos

If you’re working hard to capture images to share on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter, you should take a few extra seconds to make sure your photos are watermarked. This way, when your photos are shared or copied beyond the original platform, you’ll still get credit and traffic back to your profiles and website. You [...]

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Ditch Email Attachments with WeTransfer

Sometimes you need to send big files to your clients and friends. Unfortunately, videos, high resolution listing photos, even large PDF files can exceed the maximum attachment size for most email programs, even if they’re cloud-based. WeTransfer is a free service which helps you share large files quickly, easily, and privately. Instead of clogging up your [...]

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Fly Cheap on Big Data with Hopper

Planning a trip on a budget means securing the best possible airfare, but it can be hard to know when to buy those tickets. While there are many automated systems out there which can help email you fare alerts, there’s one app which stands out above the rest when it comes to locking down the [...]

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