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How To Weed Out Duplicate Digital Photos On Your Windows Computer

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Here’s irony for you. One of the many upsides of owning a smartphone is that you can take lots of photos with the built-in camera. One of the many downsides is being able to take lots of photos with the built-in camera. Why is owning a smartphone camera both good and bad? Because anyone can […]

LastPass vs 1Password vs Dashlane

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Lugging around a notebook full of important passwords and information can be both time consuming and inconvenient. The days of remembering dozens of complex passwords is over when you have a good password manager. The programs listed below will not only remember your list of passwords for you — all you have to know is […]

Give Yourself a Privacy Makeover and Secure Your Digital Life

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Cybersecurity has taken a central focus in many of our lives. The FBI even has a “Cyber Most Wanted” list that details 42 of the most dangerous cyber criminals and groups. The types of cyber crime have expanded from the simple phishing attempts of the early-2000s to far more sophisticated and insidious attacks. With this […]

The Best FTP Tools to Transfer Files to Your Website Domain

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You know about the cloud and how that’s basically your files on a server somewhere else. But how do those files get there? One way is through something called the File Transfer Protocol or FTP. If you’re running a website on a content management system (CMS) like WordPress, SquareSpace, or Wix, you’ve probably uploaded images […]

4 Excellent Online Alternatives to PowerPoint

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Microsoft Powerpoint has become such a ubiquitous part of presentation culture that people speak of “making a PowerPoint” rather than “making a presentation”. It makes sense that this software is so popular. It’s part of the core Office package and it’s a powerful, comprehensive piece of software. That’s also PowerPoint’s biggest downfall. If you’re a […]

Differences Between the Many Archive Compressed File Formats

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If you’re a file hoarder, file compression is something you absolutely must know about. Although storage technology continues to improve at a rapid rate, efficiency is never a bad thing. Not to mention, many of our file standards today dwarf those of the past—the 128 kbps MP3s we used to download on Napster have now […]

7 Easy Ways To Radically Speed Up Your WordPress Website

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To quote a classic movie, “I feel the need, the need for speed!”. That is now also Google’s mantra when it comes to ranking websites. Is your site fast enough for mobile visitors? If not, you are going to find your beloved first page ranking ripped to shreds. Google provides a handy tool which measures […]

The Best Add-Ons To Power Up Your Google Office Suite

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We are in the era of the cloud, where word processing apps are free, online, and available wherever there is an Internet connection. It’s a good time to be creative. Although Microsoft is trying to break into the cloud word processing market with Office Online, it is Google who rules the roost in this area […]

5 Best Free Disposable Email Accounts

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Disposable email accounts have many benefits over a regular email account, but also some disadvantages. Disposable, or temporary email accounts, come in all shapes and sizes with different features. We’ll look at the best free disposable email accounts that will get you online with a real email address in seconds that you can use just […]

The 6 WordPress Plugins You MUST Have On Each Installation

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Over the years, I have done countless installations of Wordpress on both my own websites and for other peoples domains. During this time, I have come to rely on an essential core of 6 free WordPress plugins which I have come to strongly feel every website should have by default. You can download them all […]