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An ever evolving list, based on my breakout sessions from conferences over the last several years.
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How to sell, recycle, or donate your old Android phone

How to sell, recycle, or donate your old Android phone | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it

Got a new Android phone? Here's how to properly get rid of your old one, protect and clear your data—and then sell, donate, or recycle your old phone.

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How To Create A Safe Password That You Can Actually Remember

How To Create A Safe Password That You Can Actually Remember | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Passwords are a tricky beast. You want a password that you can remember, but you also want to make sure it's secure. How do you find the balance? One option, is a password manager, and it's a great option.
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60 Free CS College Courses to Take Online in 2015

60 Free CS College Courses to Take Online in 2015 | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
A great list of computer science courses you can take online from colleges like MIT, Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, and UC Berkeley.
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4 Security Misconceptions That You Need To Realize Today

4 Security Misconceptions That You Need To Realize Today | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
With all the conflicting information available online, it's understandable that you sometimes don't know who to trust. Security and privacy are no strangers to misconceptions; we've covered some of the most dangerous cyber myths. If you've taken these myths as truth, it's time to get the facts straight! Extinguishing the lies is a big step…
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94 Windows 7 tips, tricks and secrets

94 Windows 7 tips, tricks and secrets | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Forget Windows 8, most of us still prefer Windows 7. So here's a bucketload of handy tips and tricks for the world's most popular desktop OS.
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This neat little table of facts and dates shows exactly how old I'm getting, and it updates every day!

This neat little table of facts and dates shows exactly how old I'm getting, and it updates every day! | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
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Top 10 Uses for Linux (Even If Your Main PC Runs Windows)

Top 10 Uses for Linux (Even If Your Main PC Runs Windows) | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Even if you're a Windows (or Mac) user, knowing how to use Linux is a valuable skill, and it can run a bunch of awesome things in your home--even if it isn't your main desktop OS. Here are 10 ways you can use Linux even if you're not ready to go full Ubuntu.
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How to Enable a Virtual WiFi in Windows

How to Enable a Virtual WiFi in Windows | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
So you have got that desktop or laptop of yours and have got a wired internet connection on it but want to connect your wireless device(smartphone, tablet etc.) to the internet? well this article will tell you how to do it without using...
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AVG Wifi Assist automatically turns off WiFi on your Android when not in range

AVG Wifi Assist automatically turns off WiFi on your Android when not in range | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
It's quite troublesome to turn your Wifi radio on when there is a network to connect with, and turn it off back when you are out of range from the access point or Wifi hotpot. Most of the time, you...
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Set a Video as Your Desktop Wallpaper with VLC

Set a Video as Your Desktop Wallpaper with VLC | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Are you tired of static desktop wallpapers and want something a bit more entertaining? Today we’ll take a look at setting a video as wallpaper in VLC media player.
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10 Noob mistakes Android users make

10 Noob mistakes Android users make | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Just pick up your first Android phone? Don't make these mistakes!
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6 Customization Tricks Only Possible In Firefox

6 Customization Tricks Only Possible In Firefox | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Firefox is a great browsers for many reasons, but one of the most important reasons is how it can be customized. Mozilla has worked hard to ensure the latest versions provide options and features you won't find without add-ons in other browsers. By making these available by default all users can have the same access…
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Think you know how to Google? Here are 35 search tips you probably don’t know about

Think you know how to Google? Here are 35 search tips you probably don’t know about | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
There's more to a Google search than just inputting a few search terms. Check out some of our favorite Google tips, so you can make the most of the engine.
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Five Best Password Managers

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A while ago, all it took to be a great password manager was to keep your passwords in an encrypted vault.
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5 Apps That Really Clean Up Your Android Device — And Aren’t Placebos!

5 Apps That Really Clean Up Your Android Device — And Aren’t Placebos! | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Spring is sneaking up around the corner and that can only mean one thing -- spring cleaning. Android devices are sophisticated enough that regular maintenance isn't necessary, but it's still a good idea to clean out the system every once in a while. Don't underestimate the impact of staying digitally organized. The trick is finding…
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VirusTotal - Free Online Virus, Malware and URL Scanner

VirusTotal is a free virus, malware and URL online
scanning service. File checking is done with more than 40 antivirus
solutions. Files and URLs can be sent via web interface upload, email
API or making use of VirusTotal's browser extensions and desktop
applications.
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SpywareGuide.com Products - Spyware, Greynets, Privacy, Botnets, Rootkits, Security Resource

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Top 10 Clever Google Search Tricks

Top 10 Clever Google Search Tricks | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Google is a more powerful tool than most people realize. You can get much more refined searches with Google's built-in tools, advanced operators, and third-party extensions. You can also use it for some pretty cool stuff if you know the right tricks. Here are 10 of our favorite lesser known tricks and features.
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Free Photoshop Brushes | BrushKing ♛

Free Photoshop Brushes | BrushKing ♛ | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Download free Photoshop Brushes on BrushKing
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Robolinux Stealth VM Software For Linux Mint

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Run XP within Linux Mint

 Robolinux Stealth VM Software For Linux
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5 Easy Ways to Download YouTube Videos To Your Computer

5 Easy Ways to Download YouTube Videos To Your Computer | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
What happens if you find a video you really like, and would like to store it for offline viewing or to watch it on a mobile device?
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Ever since KeepVid stopped working for me (Boo!) I've been looking for alternatives! Thanks, Luke! 

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How To Find Out What Google Knows About You

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Blog post at The Wonder of Tech : If you use any Google services, such as Maps, Google Earth, Gmail, search, or YouTube, you're sharing your information to help Google match [..]
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Main Page - Linux Mint

Main Page - Linux Mint | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Linux Mint is an elegant, easy to use, up to date and comfortable GNU/Linux desktop distribution.
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MissTiina.com {Fonts} :: Illustration & Design, Digital Scrapbooking, Free Fonts, Tutorials and more! | free fonts

MissTiina.com {Fonts} :: Illustration & Design, Digital Scrapbooking, Free Fonts, Tutorials and more! | free fonts | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Create beautiful projects with designs by MissTiina!
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