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Enhance the Windows Clipboard with ClipJump

Enhance the Windows Clipboard with ClipJump

If Microsoft invested even a fraction of the amount of time it does on Windows 8, the Windows clipboard could be something revolutionary in the computer world. Instead, the Windows clipboard is a dull, barely functional tool for the majority of users. ClipJump is a supercharged Windows Clipboard add-on that helps make it different.

Understanding Your Firewall Setting

Understanding Your Firewall Setting

If asked what firewalls do, most people would answer that they keep you safe. You might have noticed that the firewall you’re using has two sets of “rules”: inbound and outbound. Do you really need both of them? We’ll discuss this and discover what you should know about these concepts.

Work Folders Bring Synced Storage to Windows 8.1

Work Folders Bring Synced Storage to Windows 8.1

Microsoft is well known for hiding some of its useful features in Windows. One thing many have missed in Windows 8.1, thanks to it being rather well hidden by the company, is a storage and syncing option called “Work Folders”. Check it out here.

How To Use PowerShell Help System Effectively

How To Use PowerShell Help System Effectively

The PowerShell help system is the most useful thing that you ever need to use PowerShell effectively. It provides help for the commands that you are going to use and even allows you to search for the commands to get your work done.

Why You Need A Third-Party Uninstaller

Why You Need A Third-Party Uninstaller

Windows comes with its own uninstaller, but it is mostly useless in removing all the files. To prevent this problem from happening, you need an uninstaller that looks through every crack and crevice of your computer for signs of life that the program doesn’t let Windows Installer see. Third-party uninstallers are exceedingly good at doing this.

Record Your Screen As an Animated GIF

Record Your Screen As an Animated GIF

As the popularity of animated GIF rises, more people are looking for ways to create animated GIF. Here is a way for you to record your screen in animated GIF format.

How to Prepare for the Windows 8.1 Release

How to Prepare for the Windows 8.1 Release

Microsoft will release Windows 8.1 to the public on October 17, 2013. Whether you were waiting for the final release or you upgraded to the Pro Preview already, we will show you how to prepare for the first major upgrade to Windows 8.

Create a MultiBoot Linux USB Drive With YUMI

Create a MultiBoot Linux USB Drive With YUMI

Most USB creators only allow you to install one distro per USB disk. What if you want to create a multiboot Linux USB drive? YUMI is nifty app that allows you to install multiple Linux distros in one USB drive.