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Top Free Software 2010

In a world still in the grasp of an economic downturn, with disposable income a rare and limited commodity, people are more inclined to spend longer looking for the best value equipment or most practical solution for their needs. With that in mind, here is a list of free software …

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Buyer Beware my Experience with Vista

There is only one word that I can use to explain my Vista experience: interesting. It all started when I walked into Staples to play around on one of the demo computers. I liked what I saw in the store, so I picked up a copy of the Basic Upgrade. …

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Lesson for Excel Beginners

Microsoft excel is part of the Microsoft office suit. It is a spreadsheet application which makes use of calculation features and tables. The information used in excel is text, numbers and formulas which enable us to make reports and graphs. Excel is used for the analysis of data. It allows …

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How to Draw a Rainbow using Gimp Software

Rainbows are known for their colorful rays encompassing the entire color spectrum. These images are very easy to do using your graphics software’s Gradient Tool or the Blend Tool if you’re using GIMP, a freely distributed imaging program. Rainbow Gradients Gradients have an HSV or Hue, Saturation, Value color using …

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Convert Pdf to Doc

PDF, which stands for Portable Document Format, is a popular way of sharing documents on the Internet, and there’s a reason why. You cannot edit PDF-files in most readers so the information cannot be changed. There are a few couple of ways to convert a PDF file to DOC though, …

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Audacity Audio Editing Software Review

Audacity is a free sound editing program available for Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX, and Linux. The creator of Audacity software, which is written in programming language C++, Dominic Mazzoni, now works for Google. Audacity allows users to record, edit, and produce their own audio files, including musical tracks. The primary …

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How to Set up a Database

To set up a database does not necessarily require a database designer. If we are talking about a simple, smaller database, then by all means this is something that can be done with standard database software. These guidelines cover the steps required to set up a database with OpenOffice’s Calc, …

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Filemaker Pro 11 using Layouts

FileMaker Pro 11 (hereafter referred to as FileMaker) uses layouts in somewhat the same way as Microsoft Access uses objects. Where Access has tables, forms, queries, and report views, FileMaker has four main layout views that display fields and records: 1. Browse mode: Once the fields are designed into data …

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How to Install and use Kazaa

There are a few different flavours of Kazaa. The most common is the free Kazaa package available from the Kazaa website (http://www.kazaa.com/). Then there is the paid version and there are also the Kazaa Lite variations (http://www.my-k-lite.com/). Kazaa is a file sharing network on the peer-to-peer model. What this means …

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