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An ever evolving list, based on my breakout sessions from conferences over the last several years.
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15 Hacks Every Dropbox User Should Know

15 Hacks Every Dropbox User Should Know | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it

 

When you get right down to it, Dropbox is a pretty simple app. It syncs folders—that’s it.

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10 Linux Distributions and Their Targeted Users

10 Linux Distributions and Their Targeted Users | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
This article aims at briefing why a certain distro exist, who are the targeted user of the distro, and what special features it has as compared to its' counterpart.
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Windows XP Hardening — Information Security Awareness

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Still running Windows XP? You really need this before Microsoft cuts off support.

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Typography - 46 Cool & Useful Dingbat Fonts | Think Design

Typography - 46 Cool & Useful Dingbat Fonts | Think Design | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
A list of 46 Cool & Useful Dingbat fonts, compiled by ThinkDesignBlog.com
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50 Fresh Free Fonts of 2010 - Template Monster Blog

50 Fresh Free Fonts of 2010 - Template Monster Blog | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
For all fans of graphic design we are happy to present the list of the most well-made and absolutely fresh font types - available for a free download!
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Google Nexus 7 (Gen 2) Review - Reviewed.com Tablets

Google Nexus 7 (Gen 2) Review - Reviewed.com Tablets | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
A big deal in a little package, the new Nexus 7 isn't just a bargain buy.
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Looking for a tablet?  For your consideration...

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20 Open Source Windows Software Alternatives • Technology Bites

20 Open Source Windows Software Alternatives • Technology Bites | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Here is a list of free windows software, all these are open source and free. These serve as good alternatives for commercial software. The 20 mentioned here are best in their category.
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The 10 Best Gadgets from CES 2014 - Paste Magazine (blog)

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Paste Magazine (blog)
The 10 Best Gadgets from CES 2014
Paste Magazine (blog)
CES is a very different show nowadays than it was 10 years ago.
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Top 10 Tips, Features, and Projects Every Windows User Should Try

Top 10 Tips, Features, and Projects Every Windows User Should Try | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Windows hasn't changed a ton in the past few years (at least, the desktop hasn't) but there's always a dark corner to explore, tweak, and improve. Here are 10 things every Windows users should do with their system.
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U.S. Interstates as a Subway Map | Visual.ly

U.S. Interstates as a Subway Map | Visual.ly | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
A representation of America's Interstate highway network using the familiar symbology of a subway or transit map - coloured route lines, 45-degree ang
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freewaregenius.com - Freeware reviews and downloads, featuring the coolest, best free software

freewaregenius.com - Freeware reviews and downloads, featuring the coolest, best free software | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
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Mozilla makes it a lot easier to sync Firefox bookmarks and passwords

Mozilla makes it a lot easier to sync Firefox bookmarks and passwords | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Firefox users keen to keep their browsing data up-to-date across devices will soon have one less headache to worry about. Mozilla, makers of the popular
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Top 22 Animals You've Never Heard Of | MadPet - Funny Pets Videos and Pictures

Top 22 Animals You've Never Heard Of | MadPet - Funny Pets Videos and Pictures | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Mother nature is beautiful and hosts us thousand of beautiful species and breathtaking nature and environment we live in.
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I know this isn't "Techie" but was just too cool not to post.

 

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The History of Data Storage

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Take a scroll down memory lane and look at the history of data storage as well as how the past devices would survive in this modern working environment
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100's of Useful Free Photoshop Brushes

100's of Useful Free Photoshop Brushes | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Photoshop brushes are aid's that do not necessarily make a design, but can help improve it and add more depth, but finding free brushes that are useful can
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The 25 Most Popular Passwords of 2013: God Help Us

The 25 Most Popular Passwords of 2013: God Help Us | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
You'd think that, by this point, people would start being a little more discerning with their passwords. You would be wrong. And here are the 25 most common (i.e. worst) passwords of 2013 to prove it.
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Lifehacker Pack for Mac: Our List of the Best Free Mac Downloads

Lifehacker Pack for Mac: Our List of the Best Free Mac Downloads | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Looking for a few great, free apps to beef up your Mac? We've got you covered with our annual Lifehacker Pack for Mac. Here are the best OS X downloads for better productivity, communication, media management, and more.
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30 Things To Do When you are Bored and have a Computer

30 Things To Do When you are Bored and have a Computer | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Read technical blogs - There are several technical blogs out there, that produce high quality content everyday. There are 9600+ technology blogs listed in
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Tech support scammers target smartphone and tablet users

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Fake tech support scammers are now targeting smartphone and tablet users using traditional cold calling and online advertising.
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Top 10 Projects, Features, and Tips Every Mac User Should Try

Top 10 Projects, Features, and Tips Every Mac User Should Try | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Apple gives us a new version of OS X every year nowadays, but a lot of the great stuff you can do with the Mac operating system lies in existing tips and projects. We've uncovered many over the years.
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gwynethjones's curator insight, January 12, 1:07 PM

I'm still not a fan of the new OS - go ahead mock me! LOL but here are some awesome tips that MIGHT JUST change my mind! 

 

Thanks pirate Luke!

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Free Online Barcode Generator: Make a Custom Barcode in Seconds

Free Online Barcode Generator: Make a Custom Barcode in Seconds | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Completely free online barcode generator outpus many different symbologies in JPEG or PNG format
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