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    How many times have you clicked an email address on a webpage instead of copying it only to accidentally start Outlook or another desktop mail client?

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    A lot of people right now are selling their old iPhones and iPad minis to trade up to the supersized iPhone 6 models. Unfortunately, I suspect some of them are being scammed out of their devices -- I nearly was.

  • How-Tos: How CIOs Can Learn to Be Better Presenters

    With their executive power under fire, CIOs need to step out from behind their desks and take a more prominent and visible role both inside and outside their companies.

  • How-Tos: Where to buy the (now discontinued) iPod classic in the UK

    Apple has quietly discontinued the iPod classic, which will disappoint those with huge music libraries. Here's how to buy an iPod classic in the UK.

  • How-Tos: How to make Facebook private

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  • How-Tos: Automate image editing with GIMP

    For a project I was recently working on I needed to remove the white background from several hundred images in PNG format and replace it with transparency. I know you can automate Photoshop but that's like getting into a Sherman tank to go shopping at your local supermarket. Another constraint (other than my reluctance to wrangle Photoshop) was the need to be able to do this in the future as part of a process to be built into a virtual machine running Linux.

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    In a previous life, Dane Atkinson, now the CEO of SumAll.com, ran a bar in New York City. While there he developed what he came to call the "lime equation" -- an alternative indicator of sorts that could pinpoint the bar's sales or revenues for the night and as it happened, also flag employee theft.

  • How-Tos: Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM, Lumia 735 and Lumia 830 launch as it happened

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  • How-Tos: How to Make Accounting and CRM Systems Play Nice

    Last week, I submitted an expense report to a client. The accounts payable representative made me revise the report four times to put things in the right buckets and correct a $1.04 error. (Really.) Of course, I can't charge anybody for his or her time, and the A/P department is really busy because it's "understaffed." (Uh-huh.)

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    So you've got "a friend" who is a social media addict. They check in to every location, Instagram every meal, even use "hashtag" in conversation. Well, Buffer can help them keep their social media feeds flowing with content without chaining them to a phone or laptop.

  • How-Tos: Beat the Hollywood Hacker: How to stop hackers stealing your photos and data

    Following news that hackers stole nude photos from the iCloud accounts of several female celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst and Rihanna, you might be wondering how you can lock down your own account from the Hollywood Hacker. Modern hackers target the weakest part of your digital defences: you. Here we explain how your data can be stolen, and what to do to stop it happening.

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    Advice about how to prepare for the release of Android L, including installation tips and advice about whether you should upgrade or not. Plus: will your phone or tablet even be compatible with Android L?

  • How-Tos: What to do when your laptop's touchpad stops working

    The built-in touchpad in Raji Yusuff Oluwagbenga's laptop no longer works, making Windows nearly impossible to use. Here's how to (hopefully) fix the problem.

  • How-Tos: How to use OneDrive like a pro

    Microsoft’s OneDrive keeps on getting better and it does more than simply provide online storage space. We show you how to use OneDrive and get the most out of the free storage as well as sharing files and accessing other PCs

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  • How-Tos: How to add a second taskbar in Windows 7

    Even in our modern, technology-centric world where many of us have monitors the size of a small rug, sometimes you just need more space. If you constantly find your taskbar getting filled up with too many icons, here’s how to add a second taskbar to your screen in Windows 7.

  • How-Tos: Three ways to use BitTorrent Sync to share your files without the cloud

    On Tuesday, BitTorrent (the company) launched Sync 1.4, a brand new version of its peer-to-peer file syncing app that makes sharing folders with others a breeze. We have an in-depth hands-on with Sync 1.4 that will teach you how to use the app if you're not familiar with it.


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