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Iron Browser is a Privacy-Conscious Version of Google Chrome

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-02-[1].png" />If you have not tried Google Chrome's goodness because of the privacy concerns of Google's tracking IDs, worry no more. Now you can enjoy all the goodness of Chrome without sacrificing your privacy with SRWare’s Iron Browser.

Easily Backup Data with Karen’s Replicator

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/karens_power_tools.gif" />Backing up data is one of the most crucial jobs to perform, though many of us don't always remember to do it as often as we should. To make sure your data is backed up today we look at Karen's Replicator, a free set-it and forget it backup utility.

Play Real Media Audio Using VLC

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-01-[12].png" />Last week we showed you how to download and convert Real Media Audio streams using RealPlayer itself. While useful, there was an inherent flaw in the logic of this post: Most users would prefer never to sit at a computer with RealPlayer installed let alone willingly subject themselves to the all-too-familiar sight below.

Edit Microsoft Word 2007 Documents in Print Preview

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-01-[10].png" />When working on Word 2007 documents for the office wouldn't it be nice to edit them while in Print Preview instead of going back into the document? Today we look at how to accomplish editing documents while in Print Preview.

Extend Your XP Taskbar Across Multiple Monitors for Free

If there’s one thing we love as geeks, it’s using multiple monitors. We walk through libraries, universities and homes watching people slave away with only a single screen, and we sigh an audible sigh. The extra lolcats they could be viewing if only they maximized their efficiency.

Check Weather Conditions in Real-time with Weather Watcher

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/weatherthumb.png" />Even if you are a computer geek who never sees the light of day, you should still be aware of what the weather in your area is doing. Today we will look at Weather Watcher, a free customizable desktop weather station program that allows you to keep up with current conditions in real-time.

Apologies About An Awful Audio Advertisement

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-05-27-[6].png" />A few days ago we mentioned a horrible auto-playing audio ad that one of our filler advertisers decided to run without telling us. We told them in no uncertain terms that it better not happen again... and then they enabled it again last night.

Switch to the Dvorak Keyboard Layout in XP

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-05-27-[1].png" />You might have considered the susceptibility of your wrists to carpal tunnel. You might be trying to prevent your invasive friends and family from using your PC without looking like you have something to hide. You might even be trying to ward off Alzheimer's by intentionally subjecting yourself to the frustration of feeling like you’re five years old again.

BitLocker To Go Encrypts Portable Flash Drives in Windows 7

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-05-27-[2].png" />The BitLocker feature was introduced in Windows Vista and allowed you to encrypt the content of your hard drive. Now in Windows 7 they offer BitLocker To Go which allows you to encrypt portable USB flash drives.

Doomi is a Free Small Lightweight To-Do List App

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/thumb.png" />In our busy geek lives it seems we can never get enough reminders for all the tasks for the day. Doomi is a free easy to use To-Do application that doesn't include a bunch of needless extra features.

Download and Convert Real Media Audio Streams the Easy Way

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-05-13-[4].png" />RealPlayer’s proprietary RAM/RM format can be a student’s worst nightmare. While many universities record their lectures online, they refuse to allow them to be captured for fear that their precious gemstones of knowledge will be redistributed throughout the world… for free.

Share Files and Printers between Windows 7 and XP

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sharethumb.png" />If you have a home network and are running Windows 7 and have XP on other PC(s) you might want to share files between them. Today we will look at the steps to share files and hardware devices like a printer.

Slacker Geek: Update Your Facebook Profile from Outlook

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/FBThumb.png" />Do you have Microsoft Outlook open all day at work dwelling on company business but would rather be updating your Facebook profile? Today we will look at a small add-on utility which allows you to interact with your Facebook profile from within Outlook.
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