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Five tips that will increase your Word productivity | TechRepublic

Five tips that will increase your Word productivity | TechRepublic | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Searching for ways to increase your Word productivity may get in the way of your productivity. So here are a few tricks you don’t need to go loo
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How To Respond To Content Thieves With a DMCA Takedown Notice

How To Respond To Content Thieves With a DMCA Takedown Notice | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
If you have ever had a piece of work stolen and published elsewhere online, you know that it can feel pretty hopeless.
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copyright info, DMCA

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Quality Tutorial Designer’s Checklist

Quality Tutorial Designer’s Checklist | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Tweet Helping students become quality Tutorial Designers has been on my mind and agenda lately. The reasons are plentiful, from the train of thought “if you can teach it, you know it”, ...
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helping students design tutorials
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Beginner Geek: Scan Files for Viruses Before Using Them - How-To Geek

Beginner Geek: Scan Files for Viruses Before Using Them - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
To help avoid getting your computer infected by malicious software, it’s a good idea to scan files before executing them. Today we take a look at a couple of options that will let you scan files easily from your desktop.
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scan files for viruses

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What To Do If You Get a Virus on Your Computer - How-To Geek

What To Do If You Get a Virus on Your Computer - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Whether you saw a message saying a virus was detected or your computer seems slow and unreliable, this guide will walk you through the process of dealing with your infection and removing the malware.
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steps on getting rid of a virus

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How to Scan Your Computer With Multiple Antivirus Programs - How-To Geek

How to Scan Your Computer With Multiple Antivirus Programs - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
You should only run a single antivirus application at a time, but none of them are perfect. Some antiviruses may catch malware that other antiviruses miss. Luckily, you don’t just have to rely on a single antivirus program.
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good article explaining how and why to run multiple antivirus programs

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A Beginner's Guide to HTML & CSS

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A Beginner's Guide to HTML & CSS is a simple and comprehensive guide dedicated to helping beginners learn HTML and CSS created by Shay Howe.
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learn html and css

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Free PDF to PowerPoint Conversion Online | PDFConverter.com

Convert PDF presentations into PowerPoint slides free. Hassle free, online conversion service without the need to install anything on your computer.
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create powerpoint slides from PDF

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Getting started with Pinterest for business | SmartBlogs

Getting started with Pinterest for business | SmartBlogs | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
There’s no doubt that Pinterest is generating considerable amounts of referral traffic for businesses. Many people were using Pinterest for business by f
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Pinterest for business - it was only time

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It’s Not About the Tools. It’s About the Skills

It’s Not About the Tools. It’s About the Skills | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Tweet Many times, I see eyes glazing over, when I excitedly speak with parents or administrators about blogging, skyping or podcasting with students. Many of them, unfamiliar with the tools, will i...
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It's not about the Tools, It's the Skills - Great article emphasizing the skills learned by using tech tools.

 

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Videos Not Playing Properly In Internet Explorer 10–Troubleshooting Guide

Videos Not Playing Properly In Internet Explorer 10–Troubleshooting Guide | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
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Videos not playing properly in IE10 - solutions

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4 Productive Uses of Your Unused New Tab Page of Chrome

4 Productive Uses of Your Unused New Tab Page of Chrome | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Don't find much use for Chrome's new tab page? We show 4 great and productive uses you can put it to. Better than not using it at all, no?
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use the chrome New Tab for productivity

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Advanced Mobile Care - Android Apps on Google Play

Advanced Mobile Care - Android Apps on Google Play | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
The Coolest App to Boost and Secure Your Mobile Phone! Advanced Mobile Care is an all-in-one Android security and performance optimization app that performs real-time ...
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provide security to your adroid mobile device

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Voxeet - Free HD Conference Calls - iPhone, Android and PC

Voxeet - Free HD Conference Calls - iPhone, Android and PC | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Business-quality conference calling with crystal clear 3D-immersive sound and visual cues so you hear every word and always know who’s talking! i
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Voxeet is a desktop application for Windows computer systems. The setup file is sized at nearly 9.5 MB and installs quickly. The application lets you create an account and then add other Voxeet users as contacts after which you are able to hold audio conferences. What makes the application unique is its use of high definition 3D sound which, in conjunction with video cues, tell you who in the conference is talking at a given moment.

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How Does Spyware, Malware or Crapware Get on My Computer? - How-To Geek

How Does Spyware, Malware or Crapware Get on My Computer? - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered how malware, spyware, scareware, crapware, or other undesirable software might get on a computer? First we’ll illustrate how easily your system can be infected, and then we’ll show you how to clean it up.
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protect your computer immediately

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Remove Malware Quickly with Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware - How-To Geek

Remove Malware Quickly with Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
We shown you how careless downloading can infect you with spyware, how to clean it up with Spybot or Ad-Aware, and in the final part of our series we’ll illustrate how to use Malwarebytes to remove all that crapware from your PC.
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anti-malware - using malwarebytes

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Flickr: The Commons

Flickr: The Commons | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world.
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online photo managment, Flickr - The Commons

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How to Disable Java in Three Common Browsers

How to Disable Java in Three Common Browsers | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
The ongoing security problems with Java mean that many people will want to disable the Java plug-in for their web browsers. Here is how to do it for the most common browsers.
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disable java in multiple browsers

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If you need to disable Java in your browsers, here are some guides.

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Probably the Best Free Security List in the World - Page 1

Probably the Best Free Security List in the World - Page 1 | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
A huge list and comprehensive documentation of best free computer security products and services in the world. It has been compiled over several years and continuously updated.
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free security list from Gizmo's

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How to Unplug Java from the Browser — Krebs on Security

How to Unplug Java from the Browser — Krebs on Security | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
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disable java from browsers

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Use Wolfram Alpha To Dig Up Cool Statistics About Your Facebook Account [Weekly Facebook Tips]

Use Wolfram Alpha To Dig Up Cool Statistics About Your Facebook Account [Weekly Facebook Tips] | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
If you’ve heard of Wolfram Alpha before, you’ll know that it’s a wealth of knowledge that’s occasionally compared to the likes of the Star Trek computer.
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use wolfram alpha to get stats of Facebook

 

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imPcRemote: A Desktop Application To Facilitate Remote Desktop Usage

imPcRemote: A Desktop Application To Facilitate Remote Desktop Usage | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Remote desktop connections are a convenient way to troubleshoot computers, resolve problems, or simply transfer files and manage them.
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simple remote desktop connection - good for troubleshooting

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Reload All Tabs For Chrome: Refreshing All Your Browser Tabs Has Never Been Easier [Chrome]

Reload All Tabs For Chrome: Refreshing All Your Browser Tabs Has Never Been Easier [Chrome] | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
At one time or another, we’ve all had to refresh a page, whether it was because it crashed, or we needed to update it, etc. And often at times, there is a need to refresh all the pages (or tabs) that are open.
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Refresh/reload tabs in chrome

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Home | Online Instructional Media Masters Degree | Discovery Education & Wilkes University

Home | Online Instructional Media Masters Degree | Discovery Education & Wilkes University | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
The Discovery Education & Wilkes University online Master of Science degree in Instructional Media provides teachers the tools to be 21st century educators.
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interesting course in instructional media

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