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Mon
21
Jan
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Windows 8: Screenshot Features Explained

Dear Infopackets team, First off, thank you for your helpful Windows 8 tips! Now I need a specific answer. I recently found a neat cooking website and wanted to take a screenshot of one of the recipes. In previous versions of Windows, I was able to ... take a screenshot of the entire page, but I'm experiencing difficulty doing this in Windows 8. Am I still able to take screenshots in Windows 8? If so, is there any way that I can capture only a portion of the screen? I could really use your help on this! Thanks, Brenda W." My response: Yes, Brenda. Windows 8 contains a tool that lets you ... (view more)

Mon
07
Jan
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'Easy Image Modifier 4.7.1', and 'Speckie for Windows 8 5.7'

Easy Image Modifier 4.7.1 Easy Image Modifier for Windows does just what its name implies: it allows you to easily rotate, resize, crop, and flip your digital images without having to learn the complicated system commands often required by other ... image modifying programs. This program also allows you to add watermarks. Click the big grey box at the bottom of the next page to download this free program. http://www.inspire-soft.net Speckie for Windows 8 5.7 Speckie is a real-time spell-checker designed for use with Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser. It's completely free for personal use ... (view more)

Thu
25
Oct
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Apple Logo 'Sacrilegious', Church Group Says

Apple is facing a new kind of challenge to its popularity overseas: a group of Russian Orthodox Christians are calling the company's corporate logo "sacrilegious." The group bases this judgment on its spiritual standards and claims to have made it ... their mission to stop the iconic image from appearing in their region. The Apple logo, you may remember, was first created in 1976 by graphics designer Rob Janoff. Since then, the image has been emblazoned on many high-tech innovations, from the original Macintosh personal computer to the newest iPhone 5. Logo Conveys 'Forbidden Fruit' Imagery To ... (view more)

Mon
15
Oct
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Microsoft Bing Users Exposed to Malware: Report

Be careful when using Bing, Microsoft's search engine, says a security expert. According to the expert's report, Bing is more likely than other search engines to offer users links to malicious websites. The report comes from Fraser Howard, a ... computer security researcher with SophosLabs. In the report, Howard suggests that users of Bing are twice as likely as users of Google to find malicious links on their results pages. Bing Bad, Google Less Bad That's a startling number, given that Google has more than four times the market share of Bing. However, it remains unclear how accurate and ... (view more)

Tue
25
Sep
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Researchers Find Way to Erase Bad Memories

A recent study by Swedish researchers has led to claims that it is possible to erase emotional memories from the human brain. It's an idea that appears to come straight from the 2004 movie "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind." The startling ... assertion is related to a new theory that suggests memories (predominantly those associated with fear) can be turned into benign memories and remain that way for a lifetime. Emotions Altered Before Becoming Long-Term Memory Scientists agree that a long-term memory is formed when individuals learn new information through the process of ... (view more)

Fri
14
Sep
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'Image Sequence Viewer 2.01', and 'WinMailer 1.0'

Image Sequence Viewer 2.01 Image Sequence Viewer is a free software utility for Windows that makes it easy to quickly view a sequence of images as an animation. The software makes it easy to change the frame rate, create a continuing loop of the ... images, and include in the animation other images stored in subfolders. It's an ideal tool for watching sketch animations or viewing archived webcam images. http://cyber-d.blogspot.ca WinMailer 1.0 WinMailer is a free software tool that allows you to quickly send emails, even with attachments, to anyone by means of your Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, or ... (view more)

Wed
08
Aug
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McAfee App Blurs Sensitive Facebook Photos

McAfee has released a new browser add-on that allows Facebook users to more privately post personal pictures. The app reportedly prevents strangers from viewing these images. Called Social Protection, it's a plug-in that offers two viewing features: ... First, it allows users to blur all their uploaded photos, and allow only the contacts the user selects to see them clearly. Second, the software allows a user to select which images will be blurred. This allows all the other photographs to remain visible to Facebook friends, by default. Images Blurred in Timeline, News Feed Using this new system, ... (view more)

Thu
02
Aug
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'Image Tuner 3.4,' and 'Fusion 2.3.2'

Image Tuner 3.4 Image Tuner is a free image resizing, renaming, conversion and watermarking tool for your computer. It offers a super-intuitive and straightforward interface that makes it very easy to use. Based on an extremely fast image processing ... softrware engine, this award-winning program include comprehensive controls to help you with most image-related tasks. http://www.glorylogic.com Fusion 2.3.2 This free program allows Windows computer users to enhance their digital photos, easily and quickly. The best results are obtained when users process multiple images of the same scene taken ... (view more)

Wed
28
Dec
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'DVDStyler 2.1', and 'PearlMountain Image Resizer 1.1.2'

DVDStyler 2.1 DVDStyler is a cross-platform DVD authoring tool you can use to create professional-looking DVDs. It's open source software that allows you to create personalized DVD menus, completely free of charge. It works great, and it's available ... for both Windows and Mac. http://www.dvdstyler.org PearlMountain Image Resizer 1.1.2 PearlMountain Image Converter allows users to convert images to a variety of other formats, and also to resize, rotate, crop, add watermarks and borders, and even apply effects to thousands of images -- all in a single operation. This program supports more than 60 ... (view more)

Fri
16
Dec
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Acronis True Image 2012 Review

Update 2012/10/06: Announcing Acronis True Image Home 2013. It's finally here!!! Currently we are working on Acronis True Image 2013 review, so please read the below previous version's review. It explains how Acronis True Image disk imaging works ... and why it's completely different than standard backup software (and why it's critically important to understand this concept). Have you ever wanted to upgrade to a newer, larger hard drive and have all your data moved over, but didn't know how? Has your computer ever been infected with spyware / malware and it made Windows inoperable or full of ... (view more)

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