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Ever have one of those days where programs just aren’t cooperating?  You try terminating a program, but it doesn’t respond?   PowerShell can give you some extra fire power on those days.

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Linux’s command-line utilities can do anything, including perform benchmarks – but using a dedicated benchmarking program is a simpler and more foolproof process. These utilities allow you to perform reproducible tests across different systems and configurations.

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Your operating system, your apps, your phone, even the GPS unit in your car: these days just about everything needs updates and patches. How do you track and stay on top of all the updates?

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Firefox allows you to securely store usernames and passwords for websites in its Password Manager. When you visit one of the websites again, Firefox automatically fills in the username and password to log you in.

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Tabletop, a new offering from Wil Weaton and Felicia Day, is a web show focused on table top board games. In the inaugural episode they take a Days of Wonder’s great game Small World.

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Are you or someone you know new to Ubuntu’s Unity interface? Then you will definitely want to grab a copy of this helpful poster graphic. This terrific graphic shows new users where things are and how to use Unity while...

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When you close a Metro application in Windows 8, its more like it gets paused, rather than completely closes. This allows us to quickly switch between applications (think “resume”) without having to launch the application from scratch. Here’s how we can delete our Metro application history as well as exit any applications running in the background.

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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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