Sunday, June 26, 2011

Interesting Internet Finds June 26, 2011

In the course of going through the more than 200 news feeds in my Google Reader, I often run across things that I think might be of interest to other user group members.

The following are some items I found interesting in my Google Reader feeds during the week ending June 24, 2011.

How To Change The Default Picture Save Location In Microsoft Word
Use Windows 7 and MSWord 2010? If so, this should be of help.

How To Protect Your Files From Prying Eyes On Dropbox | PCMech
If you want a little more security in Dropbox, without fooling with encryption apps, this might work well for you.

How to Revive a Dead Laptop Battery | PCMech

If you have a completely dead laptop battery, this might just be worth a shot.

Get More From Your Kindle: Tips, Tricks, Hacks, and Free Books - How-To Geek
Have a Kindle? If so, be sure to read this.

The above are only some of the things that might be of interest to other user group members in the past week.

If you would like to see more, you can get access to them on my delicious bookmarks page:

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Did Add or Remove Programs Disappear? | Windows 7 Tutorials


Have you moved up to Windows 7 and now are looking for the Add/Remove Programs applet?

If so, click on the link above and read the article. Learn about the other options also.

It took me a while to figure this out on my own, when I got my Windows 7 PC, but this detailed explanation makes it really easy.

Did this help you? If so, check out for like items, and let me know what you think.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Use Binder Clips to Mend Broken Keyboard Feet | Apartment Therapy Unplggd


This is not really a freeware issue, but is low cost.

I know that I will be using this DIY (do it yourself) tip, as those little keyboard feet are constantly breaking off. This happens primarily at work, so the material is readily available.

Just click on the link above to read the full article to find out how to do this.

Is this something that was helpful? If so, let me know and subscribe to their feed for more useful information.

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Monday, June 6, 2011

Breaker Notifies You When It Is Time To Take Break While Working


Do you forget to take a break when using your PC? If so, try this piece of software out.

Click the link above to read the whole article.

Do you use some other kind of timer system to remind you to take a break. If so, drop a comment and let me know about it.

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