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6 Great Free Alternative Text Editors Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, September 23 2012 @ 08:29 AM EDT
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A text editor is software used for editing plain text files. Text editors are used to write programming code, change configuration files, take notes, and more.

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9 Great Free Linux Foreign Language Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, September 17 2012 @ 06:56 AM EDT
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Learning a new language can provide life changing opportunities and enjoyment. There are so many reasons to learn a foreign language whatever your nationality, to improve employment potential, intellectual curiosity, make travel more enjoyable, sharpen cognitive and life skills, make lifelong friends, and many more. Whilst it is widely acknowledged that it is easier to begin learning a second language at a tender age, starting a new language at any age is eminently worthwhile.

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9 Great Free Linux Audio Players Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, September 14 2012 @ 06:59 PM EDT
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Like many types of software, the selection of a favorite audio player is, to some extent, dependent on personal preferences. Nevertheless, we are confident that the applications featured in this article represent the most appealing audio players.

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6 Great Linux Statistical Analysis Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, September 09 2012 @ 01:28 PM EDT
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Linux is particularly strong in the field of open source statistical software. The purpose of this article is to identify software for performing statistical analysis. This type of software helps to summarize data in a shorter form, and helps scientists understand a concept or representation and make possible predictions based on this understanding.

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Top Configuration Management Databases Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, September 01 2012 @ 06:08 AM EDT
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A configuration management database (CMDB) is a repository of information related to the various components of an information system detailing an organisation's IT services and the relationships between those components. The purpose of a CMDB is to catalog and track all of the information that an IT department needs to keep.

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Top Console Twitter Clients Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, August 24 2012 @ 05:44 PM EDT
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Given that Twitter is predominately a text only media, there is a certain logic in using a console based app to engage in this form of microblogging. Using Twitter with a console app lends a number of advantages such as speed, flexibility, and reliability.

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Top X10 Home Automation Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, August 17 2012 @ 11:48 AM EDT
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X10 is an open standard for controlling home electrical equipment remotely. It works across home power lines and is extremely low-bandwidth. This communications protocol can control lights, appliances, and other electrical devices, and be used to implement a custom security system. This protocol has the virtue that it is simple to set up, flexible, yet at the same time can create a very sophisticated home control system at a low cost. By using X10 components you can control one company's modules using a different company's controller.

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Best Linux Mailing List Managers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, August 12 2012 @ 05:13 PM EDT
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Electronic mailing lists are normally automated using dedicated mailing software and a reflector address. Mailing lists are often used as a two-way method of discussion between interested parties, or a one-way dissemination of information where only selected individuals can make posts.

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6 Top Free Android News Library Apps Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 31 2012 @ 10:12 AM EDT
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News library apps offer the benefit of making reading the latest news, magazines, and blogs in a simple and intuitive way.

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App of the Week - TVCatchup Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, July 29 2012 @ 02:40 AM EDT
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This is the first in a weekly series of articles that identifies Android applications that really stand out from the crowd. The first article looks at the TVCatchup Android application.

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