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If you’re looking for a quick crash course in photography that covers a wide range of practical tips, this short video packs in 50 tips in under 15 minutes.

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This roundup of video game mods includes such gems as My Little Ponies in Skyrim and Batman in Doom.

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Whether you’re looking to relive the toy exploits of your youth or pass your love of tinkering and electronics onto the younger generation, this list highlights ten great electronic toys of yesteryear and their modern equivalents.

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Whether you’re typing an email in your browser or writing in a word processor, there are convenient keyboard shortcuts usable in almost every application. You can copy, select, or delete entire words or paragraphs with just a few key presses.

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If you’re constantly adjusting your computer’s volume while you watch videos or play music, there’s a better way. You can set a consistent volume level, either Windows-wide or in a specific program like VLC or your music player.

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Our first edition of WIG for June is filled with news link goodness covering topics such as no more Start Menu hacks in the Windows 8 Release Preview, Microsoft has upset advertisers with IE10 ‘Do Not Track’ policy, the FTC will investigate Facebook’s purchase of Instagram, and more.

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You’ve probably heard that you need to overwrite a drive multiple times to make the data unrecoverable. Many disk-wiping utilities offer multiple-pass wipes. This is an urban legend – you only need to wipe a drive once.

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When working (or playing) on your computer, you probably don’t think much about how you are going to clean up your files, backup your data, keep your system virus free, etc. However, these are tasks that need attention.

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Two years ago we shared a terrific collection of waterfall wallpapers with you and today we are back with more. Let these wonders of nature cascade onto your desktop with the second in our series of Waterfalls Wallpaper collections.

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Do you love the lonely, enticing beauty of lighthouses standing watch on isolated stretches of beach? Then let these silent sentinels keep watch over your desktop with the Lighthouses Theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with...

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Have you always wanted to explore historic sites across the world but lack the extra time and/or funds to do so? Then take heart! Now you can visit historic sites to your heart’s content from home with Google’s &#...

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Internet Explorer 9 has a minimal interface by default, with the tab bar and the toolbar and address bar on the same line. However, you can gain even more viewable space by pressing F11 to go to full screen mode.

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There’s a new Humble Indie with some fantastic DRM-free and cross-platform offerings and, most importantly, some fantastic games. Score a copy of Psychonauts for the best price in town!

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Responses to this week’s Ask the Reader question show that just because you’re away from home doesn’t mean you have to give up the security and privacy that your home network provides.

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