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Free Software for College Students

Free Software for College Students
If you’re in college, check out these eight lesser known, but still indispensable software applications for your computer. We bet these will be as useful as Dropbox and Evernote! Photo by Samantha Decker. Licensed under Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. 1. Connectify Connectify lets you share your laptop’s internet connection with others nearby. The app shows up in the system tray once you install it. 2. Panda USB Vaccine completely disables autorun on your computer. In addition to disabling autorun, the tool can also create a dummy autorun.inf file on removable drives, thereby “vaccinating” them from getting infected. 3. WordWeb is free and does one thing really, really well. WordWeb works when you’re offline and it could obviously help you improve your vocabulary. 4. If you frequently come back to your dorm room just to take back that pen drive you missed, Pen Drive Reminder is a must-have. 5. Using Wunderlist, you can create tasks and notes. 6. 7. 8.

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13 Useful Math Cheat Sheets Posted by Antonio Cangiano in Applied Math, Math Education, Software, Tutorial on September 20th, 2008 | 38 responses Cheat sheets can be very useful and make for great posters around your room. The following is a collection of 13 cheat sheets for several mathematical topics and programs: And since most of us like to show our math pride off when out and about as well, Amazon sells this awesome Math Cheat Sheet T-shirt Top 10 Tools for Managing and Automating Your Media Downloads Just wanted to share another tool that can replace programs that haven't been updated or are otherwise problematic: The program is called DropIT. Here is the description from their website: When you need to organize files, DropIt can eliminate much of the drudgery of searching and manually opening folders and moving files around.

handwriting tips You’ve decided you want to improve your handwriting and you’re probably hoping a fountain pen will do the trick -- maybe a friend told you it would. Maybe you’re just adventurous and you want to try your hand at calligraphy (or you might, once your handwriting improves). Good for you! A fountain pen may make your writing look a bit better, but if your writing looks as if frenzied chickens got loose on the page, chances are this won’t be enough. Most likely, you’ll need to retrain your arm and hand. After coaching handwriting and teaching calligraphy over the years, I’ve learned to see the characteristics of those who’ll be able to pick up the necessary motions quickly from those who’ll have to work a bit harder.

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