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Do you have a family member or friend who is reluctant to try Linux because it is just “so different” from Windows? Now you can help ease them past those fears and doubts with Ylmf OS, a Linux system that is set u...

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After the release of Firesheep–a Wi-Fi sniffing Firefox extension that made waves last fall–major companies scrambled to beef up their security. Facebook joins the fray this week by adding in total session HTTPS; ...

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Late last year Apple pulled iDOS, a DOS emulator for iOS devices, from the App Store. Just this week it returned with some modifications that prevent you from using iTunes to load in extra DOS apps. Check out how to work arou...

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RAYS OF MORNING LIGHT [DesktopNexus]

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If you’re looking for a polished web-based EPUB reader, MagicScroll allows you to read books from the web, uploaded from your computer, and even share the books with your friends.

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Fixing people’s computers usually makes them appreciate you more, though this might be a little too far.

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Ever get the desire to control your computer, Star Trek-style? With Windows 7’s Speech Recognition, it’s easier than you might think.

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Whether you are into action movies or not this short movie is definitely worth watching for the visual effects. The heroes have all that they can handle when trying to stop a terminator-style army of sophisticated robots who ...

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If you have ever added multiple IP addresses to a single Windows server, going through the graphical interface is an incredible pain as each IP must be added manually, each in a new dialog box. Here’s a simple solution.

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Are you looking for a good distraction free word processor with built-in cross-platform goodness? Then FocusWriter is one you should definitely take a closer look at.

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Whether you want to backup your game saves because you’ve worked so hard on them or you want to import game saves precisely so you don’t have to work so hard, we’ve got you covered.

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Keep My Opt-Outs is a small extension for Google Chrome that permanently enables your opt-out selection across all your instances of Google Chrome.

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RSS feeds are a wonderful and simple way to keep up with all of your favorite websites on a daily basis. This week we would like to know if you use a desktop client or an online service to manage your RSS feeds.

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When you’ve burned through the last of that 100 CD spindle there’s nothing left to do with it but chuck it in the bin; unless you apply a little DIY spirit to it and recycle it into a glowing desk lamp.

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Mass Effect The Milky Way [DesktopNexus]

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If you’ve decided to switch full time to using your Google Voice number as your primary number (and there are certainly a slew of features to entice you to do so), here’s a simple guide to doing so.

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Creating pictures from monospaced ASCII characters may be useless, but it sure is fun! If you’ve got some time to spare and can download some free software, you can automatically create ASCII art and other wordy graphics in no time.

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Sometimes computers just get the best of us. Of course, if computers were easy, nobody would read How-To Geek, so we can’t complain too much!

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Are you tired of all the clutter in Gmail’s interface? You can clean things up nicely within a few minutes using the Minimalist Gmail extension for Chrome and Iron.

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Modern Hard drives have an internal mechanism called S.M.A.R.T. through which it is possible to know when a hard disk is about to fail. Wouldn’t it be nice of the server to Email you before such a failure?

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