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A calm exterior can hide a turbulent mind

The silence depressed me. It wasn’t the silence of silence. It was my own silence: Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar In her famous semi-autobiographical novel, The Bell Jar, American writer Sylvia Plath had expressed the anguish of a depressed mind as it hurtled downward with great exactitude. She described the feeling as one of being trapped inside a bell jar – a dour, claustrophobic experience that cannot be wished away. Most people who suffer from depression are said to experience the same all- encompassing entrapment. For them, it is not…

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Apple Could Soon Finally Allow iPhone, iPad Users to Hide Stock Apps

Most iPhone and iPad users, if not all, have a folder on their home screen that reads something like this: “Apple apps,” “junk,” or “useless.” This folder usually contains Apple-made stock apps such as Compass, Calculator, Stocks, Find my iPhone, Voice Memos, Apple Watch, and Weather. For years,Apple has been criticised for not giving users the ability to remove or hide these stock apps, and it appears, the company plans to give its customers some flexibility with the next version of iOS. Folks at AppAdvice looked into the metadata of…

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Chrome Update Ensures Attackers Won’t Be Able to Hide Malicious Extensions

A recent change made to Google Chrome has many users anxious. Many people aren’t able to piece together why Chrome is showing them icons for all of their installed extensions. For those who are looking for an answer as well, fret not, it is just a security measure from Google. Originally planned last year, Google last week flipped the switch on an update that puts all of the extension icons to the right of the omnibar. Furthermore, these extensions also show up in the Chrome Menu (which opens when you…

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