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Week in Geek: Private Browsing Still Leaves Data Edition

This week we learned how to maximize the Android phone’s battery life, use Dropbox with an Android phone, share a folder from OS X to Windows, export Evernote notes in html or mht Format, create a Windows 7 theme pack from scratch, and more. So sit back and relax while enjoying this week’s batch of geeky goodness.

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Photo by Tim Norris.

Weekly Feature

Do you enjoy views of outer space on your desktop? Then you will definitely want to get this beautiful NASA theme with 14 images taken by the Spitzer Space Telescope.

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Photo by Asian Angel.

NASA Hidden Universe Windows 7 Theme

Random Geek Links

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Photo by Truthout.org.

Geek Video of the Week

What does a 15,000 shot fireworks machine gun look like in action? Watch to find out!

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Photo by CollegeHumor.

Massive Fireworks Machine Gun

Productive Geek Tips

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Photo by H is for Home.

Sysadmin Geek Tips

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The Geek on Lifehacker

In a regular day, most of us type the same things over and over again, wasting an enormous amount of time in the process. Why not let your computer do some of that work for you? That’s where text expansion comes in.

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How to Use Text Expansion to Save Yourself Hours of Typing Every Week

Random TinyHacker Links

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Super User Questions

Enjoy looking through this week’s batch of hot questions from Super User.

One Year Ago on How-To Geek

Here is this week’s batch of geeky articles from one year ago.

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The Geek Note

That is all for this week. Make sure to sneak in a nice leisurely afternoon nap before starting another long week at work if you can. See you next week! Got a great tip? Send it to us at tips@howtogeek.com.

sleeping-kittens

Photo by jillhudgins.

Akemi Iwaya (Asian Angel) is our very own Firefox Fangirl who enjoys working with multiple browsers and loves 'old school' role-playing games. Visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 08/15/10

Comments (2)

  1. Tim

    Hi – thanks for using my LEGO photo at the top of the article!!!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/tim_norris/

  2. Asian Angel

    @Tim – You are very welcome. ^__^

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