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Why guess at the performance of your device when you can run some tests and get detailed statistics? These apps test your device’s CPU, GPU, and other hardware components – in addition to your browser.

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Thousands of libraries across the United States offer digital lending for Kindle devices. Read on to see how you can enjoy the benefits of free library books on your Kindle.

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Have you ever noticed how old books have that certain unique smell to them? This great video from AbeBooks explains why old books smell the way they do and which time periods produced books that are more likely to do so.

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If you’re looking to put a showroom shine on old electronics knobs, this clever trick will polish up old plastic in no time.

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Popular article-clipping service Read It Later has updated and rebranded itself as Pocket; premium features are now free along with an upgraded interface and redesigned full-screen mode.

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Do you love Ubuntu Linux as much as you love Windows 7? Then bring some Ubuntu goodness to your favorite Windows 7 system with this terrific Ubuntu Desktop Theme! The theme comes with fifteen high-resolution images featuring ...

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This enormous barrel organ plays the iconic Star Wars theme song using a 20,000 piece diorama of the Star Wars universe. Check out the video to see it in action.

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If you’re a Linux user, you’ve probably seen references to both sudo and su. Articles here on How-To Geek and elsewhere instruct Ubuntu users to use sudo and other Linux distributions’ users to use su, but what’s the difference?

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Once a week we round up some great reader questions and share the answers with everyone. This week we’re looking at how to fix a laptop that won’t keep time, how to monitor traffic on a wireless access point, and how to comparison shop on the move.

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Even if you have no intention of building this well-executed battery meter, the results creator Denis Hennessy got from his tests of over 100 battery brands are an interesting read.

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If you’re looking for a secure but flexible way to strap your camera to your body, this DIY C-loop connection keeps your camera safe but allows for easy movement and adjustment.

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This interactive population density maps makes it easy to see where the high density pockets of humanity exist around the world. Slide from 5 people per square mile to 500 and watch the map melt away.

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Whether we’re comparing Firefox to Chrome or testing the real-world speed benefits of a 64-bit browser, I see a lot of comments saying one browser feels faster. When people compare web browsers, they don’t usually perform rigorous benchmarks.

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Application switching allows you to quickly switch between your open Metro apps by sliding your finger across the left side of the screen, or moving your mouse to the corner. If you don’t like this behavior, it’s easy to disable.

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