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4 Cutting Edge Web Browsers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 27 2014 @ 03:34 PM EST
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The usage share of web browsers is dominated by a few mature applications. Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and Opera account for around 95% of all desktop web browsing activity. However, there are a myriad of other web browsers that are worth investigating.

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Five Magnificent Linux Music Streaming Clients Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, November 16 2014 @ 06:16 AM EST
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Digital streams almost totally command my music listening these days. Over the years I have amassed a large collection of CDs at considerable expense; most of them now sit neglected gathering dust. Almost all music streaming services fall short of the audio quality of CDs, but their popularity has more to do with sheer convenience than high-fidelity sound reproduction.

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Enjoy a TV-like Experience with these Awesome YouTube Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, November 09 2014 @ 05:35 AM EST
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Although some parents might disagree, YouTube is one of the shining lights of the internet. According to a recent survey of 1,500 American teenagers commissioned by Variety, the top five most influential celebrities are YouTube stars, with mainstream celebs eclipsed.

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Excellent e-book Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, November 02 2014 @ 02:12 PM EST
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E-reading is certainly on the rise, with "screen culture" taking a firm hold in modern culture. Nowadays, the question is not what to read but how - on paper, tablet, e-reader, or even on a phone. Considering the size of the screen of some phones, the latter does not seem that absurd.

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Handy Disk Image Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, October 26 2014 @ 02:37 PM EST
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There are a number of different ways of mounting an ISO image under Linux. The venerable mount command offers an easy solution. But if you need tools that offer more functionality for working with disk images, try some of the following excellent open source tools.

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Nifty Free Image Viewers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, October 19 2014 @ 02:54 PM EDT
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One of my favorite adages is "A picture is worth a thousand words". It refers to the notion that a still image can convey a complex idea. Images can portray a lot of information quickly and more efficiently than text. They capture memories, and never let you forget something you want to remember, and refresh it in your memory.

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Compact Text Editors Great for Remote Editing and Much More Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, October 12 2014 @ 10:32 AM EDT
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All of these text editors are console based applications which make them ideal for editing files on remote machines. Textadept also provides a graphical user interface, but remains fast and minimalist.

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Excellent Subtitle Editors Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, October 05 2014 @ 12:29 PM EDT
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A subtitle editor is a type of computer software that lets users create and edit subtitles. These subtitles are superimposed over, and synchronized with, video. Subtitles can literally make the difference between being immersed in a movie or only watching the screen, trying to keep up with developments. Good subtitling does not distract but actually enhances viewing pleasure, and even native speakers can find subtitles useful, not only where the individual is hearing-impaired.

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Small Console Menu Utilities Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, September 20 2014 @ 02:20 PM EDT
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One of the great strengths of Linux is the whole raft of weird and wonderful open source utilities. That strength does not simply derive from the functionality they offer, but from the synergy generated by using them together, sometimes in conjunction with applications.

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Make Downloading Files Effortless Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, September 13 2014 @ 05:22 PM EDT
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A download manager is computer software that is dedicated to the task of downloading files, optimizing bandwidth usage, and operating in a more organized way.

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