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Beginner: How to Clear Your Web History in Chrome, Firefox and IE9 - How-To Geek

Beginner: How to Clear Your Web History in Chrome, Firefox and IE9 - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
We all have had a time when we have done some private browsing, maybe for someone’s birthday present, on the internet without going into “private” mode. Here’s the beginner’s guide to clearing your web history in any of the major browsers.
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Lifehacker, tips and downloads for getting things done

Lifehacker, tips and downloads for getting things done | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Lifehacker curates tips, tricks, and technology for living better in the digital age.
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Stupid Geek Tricks: How to Plot the Batman Curve in Google Search - How-To Geek

Stupid Geek Tricks: How to Plot the Batman Curve in Google Search - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Last year Google added the ability to plot graphs, which allows you to plot mathematical functions right on the Google search result page. Here’s how to make the Batman logo.
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Kraken | Online Image Optimization Tool

With Kraken you can losslessly optimize your PNG and JPEG files and thus save your bandwidth and your users' time.
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How To Combine All Your Email Addresses into One Gmail Inbox - How-To Geek

How To Combine All Your Email Addresses into One Gmail Inbox - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Gmail isn’t just a typical webmail system — it’s a full-fledged email client that can consolidate all your email addresses in one place. Get all your emails in a single Gmail inbox and send emails from any address.
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How to resize and crop pictures in PowerPoint

How to resize and crop pictures in PowerPoint | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Resizing and cropping an image are important skills. Here are the steps.
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Outlook reminders for ebay and other online purchases - Office Watch

Outlook reminders for ebay and other online purchases - Office Watch | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it

Use Outlook to track delivery of online orders from Ebay, Amazon or other retailers.

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The PowerPoint Blur Trick

The PowerPoint Blur Trick | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it

a magical photo technique -a version of something that pro photographers have been doing in Photoshop for years, but I think you’ll agree that this is simpler, and hey – you don’t need Photoshop!

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How to Find Which Tab is Making a Noise in Google Chrome and Mute It - How-To Geek

How to Find Which Tab is Making a Noise in Google Chrome and Mute It - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
When you have lots and lots of tabs open, it’s extremely annoying to suddenly hear a background tab playing some loud noise or music, and then you have to hunt down the right tab to close.
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Google Presents The Evolution Of Search In Six Minutes

Google Presents The Evolution Of Search In Six Minutes | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Google released a short video today highlighting some of its key milestones in search over the past decade. It’s both a fun blast from the past and a worthwhile reminder of how much things have changed over the years.
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How To Remove JPG Artifacts and Ugly Image Distortion From Photographs - How-To Geek

How To Remove JPG Artifacts and Ugly Image Distortion From Photographs - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
JPG distortion, tiling, and artifacts can ruin an otherwise great image. While no technique can truly restore and image, here’s a How-to Geek tip on how to remove and repair JPG distortion and artifacts in a few easy steps.
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How To Share Your Printer With Anyone On The Internet

How To Share Your Printer With Anyone On The Internet | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Windows 7’s Homegroup feature makes sharing printers on your local network easy, but what if you want to share a printer over the Internet? This has traditionally been very complicated, involving print drivers, firewall rules and IP addresses.
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How an Alaskan Mom Brings Millions to Her Carpentry Blog

How an Alaskan Mom Brings Millions to Her Carpentry Blog | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Just over two years ago, Ana White wasn't quite sure what a blog was.Today, she runs her own rapidly growing destination, drawing nearly...
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POPURLS® | mother of news aggregators

POPURLS® | mother of news aggregators | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it

popurls® is the mother of news aggregators, a single page that encapsulates up-to-the-minute headlines from the most popular sites on the internet | by thomas marban...

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Doodleslide: The Indezine Review | Microsoft PowerPoint Add-ins Review

Doodleslide is a PowerPoint add-in that enables you to add a human touch by inserting hand-drawn images and organic looking slide templates.
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Is FreeFileSync Better Sync Software Than Microsoft SyncToy? [Windows]

Is FreeFileSync Better Sync Software Than Microsoft SyncToy? [Windows] | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Sync programs make local backups a snap by copying only changed files. Dropbox and other cloud storage systems are great, but they aren’t as fast as a USB flash drive or removable hard drive to back up a large amount of files.
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From the Tips Box: How Record Skype Calls, Rip YouTube MP3 Audio, and Properly Clean a Lens - How-To Geek

From the Tips Box: How Record Skype Calls, Rip YouTube MP3 Audio, and Properly Clean a Lens - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Once a week we round up some great tips from the HTG Tips Box and share them with everyone. This week we’re looking at recording Skype calls, grabbing MP3s from YouTube videos, and how to properly clean a camera lens.
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HelloSlide - Bring your slides to life

HelloSlide - Bring your slides to life | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it

a tool that you can use to add voice narration to slides that you display online. instead of recording your voice you type what you want the narrator to say. Where you might type "speakers notes" in other slide programs, in Hello Slide you type out the narration. Hello Slide creates the audio and narrates your slides for you. While the voice is slightly robotic, it is much much better than most text to speech services.

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LibreOffice

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LibreOffice is the free power-packed Open Source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs.

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8 Alternatives to PowerPoint Presentation for Your Unconventional Presentation

8 Alternatives to PowerPoint Presentation for Your Unconventional Presentation | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
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iFixit: The free repair manual

iFixit: The free repair manual | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Repair your electronics yourself. iFixit is the repair manual you can edit. We sell tools, parts and upgrades for Apple Mac, iPod, iPhone, iPad, and MacBook as well as game consoles.
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Make a Super Hidden Folder in Windows Without any Extra Software - How-To Geek

Make a Super Hidden Folder in Windows Without any Extra Software - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Almost anyone knows how to make a “hidden” folder in Windows, but then again almost anyone knows how to make explorer show hidden folders. Let’s take a look at how to make a folder so hidden, only you will know its there.
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DIY: Make a Scratch-Off Photo Valentine | Photojojo

DIY: Make a Scratch-Off Photo Valentine | Photojojo | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3 Scratch-off cards sure know how to take you on an emotional roller coaster.
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How To Transfer Files, Web Sites, Comics, and RSS Feeds to Your Amazon Kindle - How-To Geek

How To Transfer Files, Web Sites, Comics, and RSS Feeds to Your Amazon Kindle - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Although Amazon would be pleased if you only used the Amazon Kindle Store to put documents on your Kindle, there are many other ways to put content on the popular device. Read on as we show you how.
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Think with Google - Your resource for industry trends & insights

Think with Google - Your resource for industry trends & insights | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Think with Google brings together industry trends, insights, and research from the most compelling thought leaders, marketers, and academics.
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