99 of the best Windows freeware programs you may not know of - StumbleUpon Because of the popularity of my previous article on Help Desk Geek entitled 99 ways to make your computer blazingly fast, I’ve decided to write another list post with 99 items, but this time on Windows freeware programs that you may have not heard of. If you search for “best freeware programs” or “top freeware apps”, you’ll get lots of lists, but mostly with programs everyone has already heard of: AVG anti-virus, 7-zip, Firefox, OpenOffice, etc, etc. That’s all nice and fine, but what about all those little gems programs that work great, but don’t get all the headlines? In this article, I will try my best to mention as many small name freeware programs as I can that can help make you more productive! As usual, I write for both Help Desk Geek and for Online Tech Tips, so I will be linking to old posts throughout if I’ve written about it or else I will link out to the main website for the program. These are written in no particular order! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.
70 Free Useful Portable Applications You Should Know - Hongkiat Editor’s note: This post has been updated with more apps and fixed links. Portable apps are the software requiring no installation unlike usual executable apps yet recall your history and configuration options unlike zipped apps. In this post, we’re showcasing the top 100 useful portable apps that you can carry in a pen drive or your phone’s storage or SD card. 30 Must-Have Free Windows Tools 30 Must-Have Free Windows Tools Windows is the most popular operating system for desktops, so it's no surprise that it supports a plethora…Read more Portable apps for Windows platform lets you carry your favorite apps along with you on the go â€“ with all the data and settings, ready to be launched at a click on any computer running Windows XP or above. Development Apps Geany Portable. Notepad++ Portable. Pin it Database Browser Portable. Cppcheck Portable. NSIS Portable. Sqliteman Portable. XAMPP. Education Apps Artha Portable. Marble Portable. Stellarium Portable. TIPP10 Portable. AniFX Portable.
30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you. As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Nothing could be closer to the truth. But before you can begin this process of transformation you have to stop doing the things that have been holding you back. Here are some ideas to get you started: Stop spending time with the wrong people. – Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you. Update: Read our follow-up to this post: 30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself Photo by: Rob Brucker
Essential Life Lesson #1: Over is Right, Under is Wrong & Current Configuration As part of our ongoing effort here at Current Configuration to make your life not only better, but also 10% more crunchy, we’re offering you this first installment of what will be an ongoing series of Essential Life Lessons. Kicking off this series will be a critical but even-handed examination of a common misunderstanding that occurs in a realm of many misunderstandings: the bathroom. Put simply, there is a right way to hang the toilet paper, and a wrong way. Toilet paper has a natural curve, a way of being that lends itself to certain orientations on the toilet paper spool.* If handled with skill and knowledge, it can provide an abundance of both sanitation and comfort, quilted together in each square of pillowy ply. Below are examples of the helpful and fruitful over-hung method on the left and the annoying and detrimental under-hung method on the right. Notice the dramatic difference in the amount of visible toilet paper. Wasted paper, frustration, the destruction of our forests.
Life-Changing Books: Your Picks We asked our readers what books made the biggest difference in their lives, and here’s what they had to say. The list below tells you what books shaped their lives and why. 1984 – George Orwell 1984 “was the first book I actually enjoyed reading. A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson “Wow this book is incredible. Ariel – Sylvia Plath “After reading through these suggestions, I realized there’s a big hole: Poetry! Cat’s Cradle – Kurt Vonnegut “This book reignited the pilot light of my imagination like no other book had done in quite awhile. Crooked Cucumber – The Life and Zen Teaching of Shunryu Suzuki “Although I am not practicing Zen (yet), this book is like my Bible in that I plan to always read over it and reflect upon the messages therein. Disturbing the Peace – Vaclav Havel “I read it as a junior in high school, picked up on the bargain pile at a B. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – Jonathan Safran Foer Great Expectations – Charles Dickens Hiroshima – John Hersey –“Epic.
Framakey : Portables => Index Retour à la liste des applications portables Vous trouverez ci-dessous une liste de logiciels libres “portables”, c’est à dire pouvant fonctionner de manière autonome sur clé USB (ou autre média amovible). Cette liste n’est évidemment pas exhaustive et repose donc sur la volonté de chacun de l’utiliser et de l’améliorer. Indispensables Notre sélection des meilleurs logiciels portables ! Bureautique Graphisme Internet Programmation Jeux Educatif Accessoires Outils système Applications en test Réalisées par les membres du forum Framakey, ces applications sont en tests. Par conséquent, Framakey ne garantie pas le fonctionnement de ces applications et ne sauraient être tenu pour responsable des dommages éventuels qui pourraient être causées par ces applications. Archives Framasoft est actuellement en difficulté n’arrivant pas à pérenniser les postes de ses permanents nécessaires à son développement (pour en savoir plus). Merci de votre attention et bon téléchargement !
Improve Your Google Search Skills [Infographic] Don’t limit yourself to just plugging in simple search terms to Google; check out this infographic and learn a search string search or two. You don’t need to limit yourself to searching just for simple strings; Google supports all manner of handy search tricks. If you want to search just HowToGeek.com’s archive of XBMC articles, for example, you can plug in site:howtogeek.com XBMC to search our site. Get More Out of Google [HackCollege via Mashable] Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to.
Millions of Free Manuals. Free Manuals Online. Get Organized: 25 Essential Keyboard Shortcuts - 25 Essential Keyboard Shortcuts--Windows Organization and productivity go hand-in-hand. Learn even a few of these keyboard shortcuts for Windows PCs or Macs to improve your efficiency. 25 Essential Keyboard Shortcuts—Windows Note: Single letter keys are shown capitalized, but you do not have to hold Shift unless it's specified. Commonly Used OS-Level Shortcuts 1. Browser Shortcuts 6. Commonly Used Shortcuts in Most Applications 11. Copy-and-Pasters' Delight 17. Find, Select, and Navigate Text 21. Next: 25 Essential Keyboard Shortcuts—Mac >>
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