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Which Type of Facebook User Are You?

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Which Type of Facebook User Are You?

The more Facebook friends you have, the more likely you’ll be to encounter the different types of stereotypical Facebook users. There are people who share status updates about anything and everything, also known as “The Over-Sharer”. How about “The Gamers” — those who inundate you with Candy Crush invitations? Or how about the broken-hearted stalker who never lets go of past relationships?

05-08-2013
Which Type of Facebook User Are You?
Power Up Your Mac Screen Captures With Share Bucket & popShot

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Power Up Your Mac Screen Captures With Share Bucket & popShot

Though OS X includes a default screenshot application, as a writer and blogger I use more than a few different programs, including Snagit, Snappyapp, and Clarify, for various purposes. But in the ever shifting world of digital applications, a new program can often trump and replace one or more similar programs. This may be the case for Fliplab’s new screenshot application, Share Bucket, a free download from the Mac App Store, and another donationware program called popShot.

05-08-2013
Power Up Your Mac Screen Captures With Share Bucket & popShot
The Secrets Of Google Advanced Search: 5 Websites With Tips For You To Learn From

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The Secrets Of Google Advanced Search: 5 Websites With Tips For You To Learn From

The Web is a maze and you need more than a few standard operators to wade through it. To come out successfully on the other end, you need to power search. Your weapon of choice – Google Advanced Search. The homepage itself has a lot of Google Search tools which we don’t use much, but if you want to get your hands dirty, you need to know the secrets of Google Advanced Search. Here are a few places where you can learn all about the inner workings of advanced search.

05-08-2013
The Secrets Of Google Advanced Search: 5 Websites With Tips For You To Learn From
Compiz vs. KWin: Which Window Manager Is Better?

Linux

Compiz vs. KWin: Which Window Manager Is Better?

If you have never messed around with a Linux system, but have seen a YouTube video about it, there’s a high chance that you’ve seen someone show off their fancy desktop effects, most notably the “wobbly windows” effect. These effects are possible due to the window manager software like Compiz and KWin.

05-08-2013
Compiz vs. KWin: Which Window Manager Is Better?
How To Manage Your Ebook Collection For The Amazon Kindle With Calibre

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How To Manage Your Ebook Collection For The Amazon Kindle With Calibre

The biggest problem with an eReader like the Amazon’s Kindle is that it requires unreasonable effort to move books between different devices. Before Kindle, I fell in love with Calibre. A bit on the heavy side, but this eBook management suite is incredibly powerful and always easy to use. Whether you’re just installing Calibre for the first time, or it’s already filled with incompatible EPUB files (like mine was), below are some tips to optimise Calibre for use with your Kindle.

05-08-2013
How To Manage Your Ebook Collection For The Amazon Kindle With Calibre
4 Easy Ways to Know If You’re on a 64-Bit Version of Windows

Windows

4 Easy Ways to Know If You’re on a 64-Bit Version of Windows

Are you using a processor that supports a 64-bit operating system and are you running a 64-bit operating system? The average off-and-on PC user probably doesn’t know the answers to these questions, although they should. The 64-bit versions of Windows operating systems offer many advantages, such as practically unlimited RAM. There are so many reasons why 64-bit operating systems are better! Now, let’s look into four ways that you can figure out if you’ve already got the 64-bit goodies.

04-08-2013
4 Easy Ways to Know If You’re on a 64-Bit Version of Windows
Did You Know Facebook & Twitter Have Keyboard Shortcuts Too? Get Socially Productive, Learn Them All!

Did You Know Facebook & Twitter Have Keyboard Shortcuts Too? Get Socially Productive, Learn Them All!

Stop using your mouse like a sucker. Get more out of Facebook and Twitter by learning their keyboard shortcuts. These time-saving gestures can also help you with your time wasting, by turning you into the ultimate Facebook and Twitter ninja. Think about it: what if you could browse your Facebook news feed, like posts and leave comments all without touching your mouse? Or explore your Twitter timeline, mark favorites, leave replies and retweet posts the same way? Keep reading if you want to get the most out of Twitter and Facebook, because I’m going to explain the best keyboard shortcuts for both sites.

03-08-2013
Did You Know Facebook & Twitter Have Keyboard Shortcuts Too? Get Socially Productive, Learn Them All!
Advanced Linux Text Editors Compared: kate vs gedit

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Advanced Linux Text Editors Compared: kate vs gedit

Any Linux user will tell you that a good text editor is a vital component of a computer system, no matter if you’re a new user or a seasoned pro. While using a Terminal text editor (like nano or vim) is equally important, you might as well make use of your graphical desktop environment whenever it’s available to you.

03-08-2013
Advanced Linux Text Editors Compared: kate vs gedit
The Evolution of Gaming Consoles (1969 – 2013)

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The Evolution of Gaming Consoles (1969 – 2013)

Did you know that the very first gaming console to make use of a CD-ROM was released in 1987? Do you know what it was called? What’s the best selling gaming console in history? Which was the first gaming console to feature full-colour output, sound and cartridge-based games? Look for the answers in this detailed and interesting infograph on the evolution of gaming consoles!

03-08-2013
The Evolution of Gaming Consoles (1969 – 2013)
How To Embed YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, And Google Maps Responsively

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How To Embed YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, And Google Maps Responsively

One of the biggest buzzwords in the online design world in the past two or three years has to be ‘Responsive.’ With the advent of browsing on everything from a 4 inch smartphone screen to a 27 inch display, it can be difficult to make sure that your website or blog looks good no matter what. That’s why a responsive design is essential because it can automatically detect what device you’re using to access the site, and adjust it to fit the size of your screen.

03-08-2013
How To Embed YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, And Google Maps Responsively
Get More Organized and Productive With BusyCal for Mac

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Get More Organized and Productive With BusyCal for Mac

The OS X Calendar (formerly iCal) has been a stable application ever since the operating system was released. Many Mac users were not been too happy with the latest design of replacement app Calendar, though the beta release of the OS X Mavericks version of Calendar includes several updates and a redesign of the application. Many other Mac users have turned to an award winning third-party calendar called BusyCal ($29.99). This powerful productivity tool contains most all the features found in Calendar, but it also includes some rather unique features too.

03-08-2013
Get More Organized and Productive With BusyCal for Mac
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