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Beware of Fake Apple Invoices

Beware of Fake Apple Invoices

The invoices appear to be legitimate Apple “receipts” that iTunes users are familiar with seeing after purchasing music or apps. Most of us would be shocked by the price that appears to have been charged on our credit card.

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Windows Cannot Search For New Updates Problem

Windows Cannot Search For New Updates Problem

The frustrating error Code 8024402C is popping up on many Windows 7 installations.

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Windows 7′s ‘GodMode’

Windows 7′s ‘GodMode’

Apparently, if you really want to, you can enter a “GodMode” in Windows7 which will allow you to all the system controls by opening one folder.

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How to Enable Telnet in Windows 7

How to Enable Telnet in Windows 7

Do you need telnet on your Windows 7 box?
Follow these simple steps to add the telnet command to your command line tools.

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Free Online Typing Tutors

Free Online Typing Tutors

Wanna have a little bit of fun and improve on your typing speed too? Check out these two typing test/tutor websites.
One is a fast and simple test of what you can do in 60 seconds, and the other has a little more style and features, including stats and games. With a few minutes a day of downtime, we can easily boost up our typing speed or accuracy, or perhaps both, and best of all, they are free.

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Beware of Unscrupulous Computer Repair Shops

Beware of Unscrupulous Computer Repair Shops

I recently came across about an interesting article that I wanted to share. It relates to computer repair shops and how an undercover operation by a news organization exposed some of their shady practices.

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Bulk Image Resizing Tool Is Free and Super Easy to Use

Bulk Image Resizing Tool Is Free and Super Easy to Use

JustResizeIt is a free utility that makes image resizing really simple. This Adobe Air application will run on Mac, Windows, or Linux (so long as you have a GUI and can drag and drop with your mouse).

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Picamatic – Photo Sharing As Simple As Possible

Picamatic – Photo Sharing As Simple As Possible

Do you have a photo or two or you want to share with a friend or family member? The simplest way I’ve found so far is to use Picmatic. Picamatic doesn’t require you to login or register an account to add or access photos.

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How Good Is Your Password?

How Good Is Your Password?

Online passwords are now just a part of our daily life. Many of us don’t really consider how important it is to have a strong password or what it takes to make a strong password. Most of our online activities require us to provide a password in order to use them. A weak password can really cause a lot of trouble if it gets cracked or guessed.

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USB Thumb Drives Can Pose a Threat To Your Machine

USB Thumb Drives Can Pose a Threat To Your Machine

Have you ever found a USB stick in the lobby of a hotel? Perhaps there are two or three in a pile or on a display that asks you to “take one”. Maybe you work at a company and someone has dropped of a pamphlet or flier for a product and left a USB thumb drive behind with “literature” about the product.

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