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Double Driver Makes Backing Up & Restoring Your Drivers Easier Than Ever [Windows]

Windows

Double Driver Makes Backing Up & Restoring Your Drivers Easier Than Ever [Windows]

Your drivers can be a scary and intimidating thing. The two pieces of the Windows backend that I never recommend the novice user play with are the registry and device drivers. The smallest of errors in handling either of these can result in system instability or a completely bricked operating system, and that’s no fun. As you become a more experienced, savvy, and paranoid citizen of the Internet, you’ll grow accustomed to religiously backing up your system and online data.

06-01-2013
Double Driver Makes Backing Up & Restoring Your Drivers Easier Than Ever [Windows]
7 Online Resources To Help Those Who Are Depressed & Suicidal

Internet

7 Online Resources To Help Those Who Are Depressed & Suicidal

Even though I am the Managing Editor of MakeUseOf, I have a huge disability in my life which is clinical depression. It started back in 2002, as a depression related to stress in my job, and it exploded in 2003 resulting in a huge mental breakdown and full blown suicidal clinical depression. It was a very dark period in my life back then, and I wouldn’t have wished those symptoms and feelings on my worst enemies.

05-01-2013
7 Online Resources To Help Those Who Are Depressed & Suicidal
Quickly Copy Symbols To The Clipboard With Symbol Caddy [Mac]

Mac

Quickly Copy Symbols To The Clipboard With Symbol Caddy [Mac]

Quickly find and copy obscure symbols, then post them into any program. Symbol Caddy is among those long-forgotten class of Mac apps – the dashboard widget. Which is a shame, because it’s a widget that is sincerely useful. Imagine you’re writing about currencies, and need to compare the dollar ($) to the euro (€), and as such need quick access to both symbols. If you’re American, where do you find the euro symbol?

05-01-2013
Quickly Copy Symbols To The Clipboard With Symbol Caddy [Mac]
Enjoy A Better Typing Experience With SwiftKey 3 [Android]

Android

Enjoy A Better Typing Experience With SwiftKey 3 [Android]

We type a lot on our mobile devices. We constantly text people, browse the web, type up documents, and so much more. Therefore, keyboards have become one of the most important apps on your device, so it’s important to be using one that you like the most. Plenty of recent Android devices come with the Swype keyboards, which, if you like the swiping mechanism which it uses, is perfectly fine. But there’s room for improvement.

05-01-2013
Enjoy A Better Typing Experience With SwiftKey 3 [Android]
Smartphone – Smarter Healthcare? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Web Culture

Smartphone – Smarter Healthcare? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Whoever said that a smartphone is the extension of someone’s hand was spot-on. For it seems that everytime someone gets an ache or a pain, the first thing they do is consult their phone or tablet, not their doctor. Take that Doogie Howser. Move over Doctor House. Doctor iPhone is in the room and is taking charge. And I have to admit to doing it myself on occasion, using sites like WebMD or even just Google.

05-01-2013
Smartphone – Smarter Healthcare? [INFOGRAPHIC]
How The Pros Do It: Avoiding Embarrassment & Delivering Perfect Presentations

Windows

How The Pros Do It: Avoiding Embarrassment & Delivering Perfect Presentations

Ah! The presentation. Some of us love them. Some of us hate them. But no matter what, we all usually have to give them at one point or another, whether in school, work or even just for enjoyment. Some even choose public speaking as a career. Public speaking and presentations is an art though – have you ever sat through a horrendous talk? I know I have. So what makes the perfect presentation?

05-01-2013
How The Pros Do It: Avoiding Embarrassment & Delivering Perfect Presentations
Two Simple Ways To Find a Job Or Save Money With Yahoo Pipes

Internet

Two Simple Ways To Find a Job Or Save Money With Yahoo Pipes

Do you want to save money or find a job? Yahoo Pipes helps with both by grabbing the data you want, like job openings, and feeding it to you immediately. On top of that, it’s remarkably easy to set up and use. The Pipes technology represents the web’s greatest secret – a ridiculously powerful information-gathering system that, shockingly, very few users have heard about. Its obscurity partly relates to the complexity in building a Pipe.

05-01-2013
Two Simple Ways To Find a Job Or Save Money With Yahoo Pipes
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