5 Free Tools to Create Professional Infographics

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many is an infographic worth? Infographics have both words and pictures, so they represent the best of both worlds. If you have no design skills, how can you take your research and data and integrate it into a visually appealing infographic? Luckily, there are a host […]

Accessing Local Files and Folders on Remote Desktop Session

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The Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) feature of Windows allows you to remotely view and control remote Windows desktops. Sharing resources between your local and remote PC can be tricky, but it is possible to share your local files and folders over a remote desktop session using RDC or other remote desktop tools like TightVNC. If […]

What Is Google Search Console & How To Use It

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If you’re running your own website and you care about how well you rank in Google search results, you’ll want to make sure you use the Google Search Console. What Is Google Search Console? Google Search Console tells you everything that the Google search crawler knows about your website. This provides some insight into how […]

How to Bypass Copy Protection on Old iTunes Music Files

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In 2009, Apple dropped the annoyingly restrictive FairPlay DRM (Digital Rights Management) protection from the iTunes music library. The anti-piracy technology was put in place to curb illegal sharing of music files, which meant you could only play songs on Windows PCs and Macs, as well as Apple devices like your iPhone, iPad or iPod. […]

How to Make a QR Code

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You’ve probably seen a QR code before. They’re square, usually black, have a few smaller squares on the corners, and contain lots of squiggly lines or dots that leave you wondering what in the world you’re supposed to do with it.  What Is a QR Code? QR codes are short for Quick Response codes. Much […]

Best Password Tools To Increase Security & Keep Your Data Safe

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Some people don’t think about how secure their passwords are until a hacker gets a hold of their valuable personal information. Don’t wait for that to happen. Make sure your data is securely protected and your passwords are as complex as they can be. However, coming up with a bunch of random complicated passwords can […]

How to Restore Old or Damaged Photos Using Digital Tools

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Photos are precious keepsakes of the past. They evoke memories of wonderful times with friends and family. However, those photographs can get stained, torn, faded, and creased over time.  Luckily, with the help of digital technology, there are many tools to help you clear up blurry images, edit and enhance your photos, or repair and […]

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org: The Pros & Cons Of Each

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If you are thinking of starting your own blog, and you want to use WordPress as your blogging platform, you have a couple of options. You can use either WordPress.com or WordPress.org. Both methods are based on the WordPress content management system (CMS) platform. However there are major differences between the two that you should […]

How to Recover Files From a Damaged USB Stick

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USB sticks are among the many small and portable modern conveniences you can use to recover files.  Unlike a hard disk drive, a USB stick doesn’t have any moving parts, meaning it has fewer failure points than other storage devices. However, it’s still very vulnerable to damage, so you could lose access to your irreplaceable […]

How To Make a Simple Chrome Extension

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Making a Chrome extension is a fairly straightforward process. When you’re done, you’ll be able to use it on your computer to enhance how the browser works. There are some basic components that the browser requires before the extension can be fully operational. We’ll go over all of this below, including how to get your […]