September 2014

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Quickly Find Word Definitions Using Google

Come across a word you don’t know while browsing? Or perhaps you just want to check that you have the meaning of a word correct. You can get word definitions without even leaving your browser….

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MAC – Avoid Accidental Hot Corner Activations

As many Mac users will know, OSX versions give you the ability to create Hot Corners. Hot Corners let you quickly carry out an action – such as showing the desktop – by moving your…

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Six Essential Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

In my opinion, Google Chrome is THE powerhouse browser. I use it each and every day. There is really no part of my daily workflow that doesn’t involve Chrome. Keyboard shortcuts are most efficient when…

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Computer Problems? – Reboot First!

When your computer misbehaves, a simple restart may be all that is necessary to set things right. I’ve lost count of the amount of times that recommending a reboot has solved a friend’s computer problem…

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Over the years, I’ve tried a number of task manager and to do list applications. Some have been quite good, but until recently I’ve never found one that really ticked all the boxes for me,…