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Posted March 17, 2015 by

Battlefield Hardline: All Evidence in Episode 3: Gator Bait


In Episode 3, Nick and Khai continue their journey to look for more information for the current case. Help them find all the evidence they need using this tutorial.

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Posted March 17, 2015 by

Battlefield Hardline: All Evidence Locations in Mission 1: Back to School and Mission 2: Checking Out


Campaign mode in Battlefield Hardline includes collectible items in each episode. Here is how to find them all in Mission 1: Back to School and Mission 2: Checking Out.

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Posted March 15, 2015 by

How Do I Use Custom Fonts in My Apple Watch App?


By default, Xcode only offers a limited number of fonts for creating Apple Watch apps. Developers who want more elaborate fonts are required to add them manually to the project and change them through code. Here is how to do it.

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Posted March 15, 2015 by

Windows: How Do I Assign a Keyboard Shortcut to Any Application

Assign a Keyboard Shortcut on Any Application on Windows

The user interface allows you to interact easily and effectively with your computer system. If you want to open Microsoft Word, you just have to go to the location where the application is saved and double-click on the icon to launch it. That seems easy enough. However, if an application’s location is inside multiple sub-folders, then it may take you a little while to open it. Yes, there are ways of making it faster. You could put a shortcut for the application on your desktop or any preferred folder. You could also use the Windows search function, but that may take a while. Fortunately, there is an easier way. Not everyone knows this, but you can actually assign a keyboard shortcut for your applications. Pressing the keyboard shortcut will trigger the application to launch.

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Posted March 13, 2015 by

Word 2015 for Mac: Protect Documents with Passwords

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If your document contains confidential information that you want only certain people to see or edit, you can set passwords for the file so that it is completely safe from unauthorized access. In Word 2015, you can create up to two passwords: one for opening the file and the other for editing it. Continue reading to find out how.

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Posted March 13, 2015 by

Analytics with the Excel Analysis Toolpack

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Many people talk about “Big Data” and analytics, yet few understand what it means. The term analytics basically refers to the application of math and statistics to data sets, and it is certainly not a new idea. However, certain aspects of it have changed over the past five years because of databases like Hadoop that make it possible to analyze unstructured data (i.e., data that is not organized into the familiar row and column format of a spreadsheet).

Microsoft Excel supports analytics with the Analysis ToolPak.  It has been available for several versions of Excel.  Here is now to use it with a simple example: a moving average.

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Category Microsoft Excel

Posted March 12, 2015 by

How Do I Hide Any File in an Image on My Windows Computer?

Cover Page - Hide Any File into a Picture

Hiding files on your computer is a clever idea, and you can easily find ways to do it. After all, you do not want prying eyes snooping around in your confidential files. However, finding hidden files on a computer is common knowledge. In fact, you can read a Tech-Recipes tutorial on how to show or hide hidden files on your computer. If you have a highly sensitive file that you do not want others to access, here is a simple tutorial for you. You can hide any file on your PC inside an image file.

Hiding a file in an image may not make any sense, but it is actually possible to put any file into an image file without altering the image’s function, which means the image file can still be opened normally. That may seem too complicated, but it is really easy. Read on and follow the steps below to get started.

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Posted March 11, 2015 by

How Do I Add a Logo to All My YouTube Videos?

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Similar to a real TV channel, a YouTube channel can display a custom logo on top of videos. This logo is used to call attention to the channel. Previously, this feature was available as part of “InVideo Programming” and was limited to a select group of users. Fortunately, it is now available for all YouTube users. Here is how to add a logo to all your YouTube videos.

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Posted March 10, 2015 by

iPhone and iPad: How Do I Enable Desktop View on Safari?

Feature page - Safari Desktop Mode

iOS 8 has made many improvements to Apple’s built-in browser. Safari supports the mobile version of websites quite well. However, no matter now well a site’s mobile version fits into a handheld device’s smaller screen, there are instances when you want to view the desktop version instead. Searching through Safari may lead you nowhere unless you know how to find the option to enable desktop browsing. Hidden somewhere in Apple’s browsing app is a link where you can request the desktop version of a site. To find out how to locate that link, read on.

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Posted March 9, 2015 by

How Do I Add Folders to My iTunes Library?


By default, iTunes only offers an option to add music files to the library. This limitation forces you to repeat the action over and over to add files from different folders, which could take forever to complete. Fortunately, there is a hidden option that allows you to add all your folders to the library at once. Here is how to find it in the program.

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Category Music, Windows