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Switch Office suite

LibreOffice offer a full alternative to Microsoft Office. The user interface might not be as fancy and you might need a few minutes to find some options when you are used to MS Office...

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Switch your password manager

Password managers are key to a minimum level of security online, especially with the number of accounts increasing exponentially. But what’s the point of storing all these highly sensitive data in one place if...

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Switch your browser

A web browser is quite easy to change. Most basic options are similar and you can migrate your favorites in a couple of clicks. Firefox instead of Chrome You can use Firefox instead of...

Choose the free software path or the proprietary way.

Switch to free and open source software

Free and open source software (aka FOSS) offers viable alternatives to the majority of proprietary software, apps and services we use daily on our computer and smartphone. Your first question could be, why should...

Save up to 40% on your Nintendo Switch games

My next trick to save money is targeting gamers or parents of kids who are gaming on the Nintendo Switch console. From the beginning Nintendo announced that the Switch would be region-free, so you...

Wallet backup strategies

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are changing the way we own and exchange money. The key fundamental is to allow anyone to participate without the need of a third party service and not even any approval...

Kraken withdrawal to Lightning Network ⚡

Centralized exchanges like Kraken are still difficult to avoid if you want to buy Bitcoin or other cryptocurrency with the best price and lowest fee. There are several other options buy it will end...

One year of family budget

Taking back control of your finance mean tracking your expenses and plan some budget. It might be quite simple and straightforward for some individual and a nightmare for others. There is already a ton...