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NewPipe, Open Source Alternative YouTube app

If playing YouTube videos in the background is one feature you want on your Android phone, then NewPipe is the app for you. It gives you the capability of not only doing this, but downloading the videos directly from your phone in video or music format. Cool, huh? What is NewPipe? “NewPipe does not use…

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uBlock Origin: Open Source Alternative To Adblock Plus

These days, blocking ads is almost a necessity when browsing most of the web. With all the malware and spyware going around, and with targeted advertising, who can afford not to block ads on certain websites, right? Well, if you’re like us here at TechRage, or most people in general, then you probably use an…

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Why I Love Open-Source Software & Why You Should, Too

When you hear the term “open-source”, what do you think about? Nerds wearing glasses, coding away on their computers? A giant Windows PC? (You’re probably right about the first part). I was 13 when I installed my first Linux-based operating system and learned how to code. I was baffled by the nature of Linux and…