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Posted April 10, 2014 by

Facebook: Use a Temporary Password to Protect Your Account

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With the rise of malicious apps that collect users’ Facebook account data, one may want to protect his or her account as much as possible. If you usually use your Facebook account to log in to apps, you should consider using a randomly generated Facebook password instead of your actual password. By doing so, no one can steal your regular password. Continue reading to find out how.

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Posted April 7, 2014 by

How Do I Change the Default Program Files Directory in Windows?

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By default on a Windows system, new programs will be installed into the Program Files folder inside the system drive. Therefore, if you always install software on a different drive, you have to provide the path manually to the desired location during the setup process of each program. Luckily, there is a way to force all setup wizards to use your custom installation path right out of the box.

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Posted April 3, 2014 by

Illustrator: Scale Strokes and Effects

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By default in Illustrator, only the fill is resized when you scale an object. Since the object’s strokes and effects are not scaled, you may end up with an odd-looking shape after resizing. This tutorial will help you solve this frustrating problem.

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Posted April 2, 2014 by

Windows Phone 8: Block or Unblock Calls and SMS

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If you are receiving annoying spam messages or disturbing calls on your phone, you should consider adding all of those phone numbers to the blocked list.

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Posted April 1, 2014 by

How Do I Find My Lost iPod Touch, iPhone, or iPad?

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If you have just lost your Apple mobile device, follow the steps in this tutorial to find it.

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Category Apple iPhone, iPod

Posted March 31, 2014 by

Word: Find All Occurrences of a Specific Font in a Document

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Even though the basic Find and Replace function in Microsoft Word is helpful for finding words that match a search term, it may not be the ideal tool if you want to search for individual words or large portions of text that have the same format. Luckily, you can expand the function of Find and Replace to add filters to the search such as font style or color and receive the results in no time.

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Posted March 26, 2014 by

How Do I Import or Export Custom Keyboard Shortcuts Set in Adobe Illustrator?

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Even though Illustrator’s default shortcuts are helpful, users may still find the need to modify them to suit their workflow. To keep others from spending too much time setting up the necessary keyboard shortcuts, many designers share their own shortcuts sets in a special format that can be imported back to Illustrator later. If you have just downloaded a shortcuts set file, read on to find out how to import and use it in Illustrator.

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Category Graphics

Posted March 19, 2014 by

How Do I Prevent Others from Accessing My Chrome Passwords?

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Using the Save passwords feature in Google Chrome can save you time because the browser will automatically complete the log-in information for the websites you visit. However, using this feature also puts the passwords of your accounts in danger because anyone who can access the browser’s settings page can see your passwords in plain text. Fortunately, it is possible to password protect this section. Continue reading to find out how.

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Category Browsers

Posted March 17, 2014 by

Google Maps: Revert to the Previous Version of Google Maps

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Google just recently upgraded its Google Maps interface for users who use the browser version. As with any new design changes, some features from the previous version of Google Maps did not make it into the new Maps interface.  For those who use such features or just prefer the older layout, you can revert to the classic Google Maps interface.

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Posted March 11, 2014 by

Cryptocurrency: What is a fork?

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Occasionally, users of cryptocurrency will see wild price fluctuations related a phenomena called a fork. Let us explore what causes a fork and the potential ramifications of this event.

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