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How to rip your CD collection to lossless FLAC files

April 29th, 2012 No comments

FLAC
Lossless music files, like FLAC, sound better than MP3s and are great for archival purposes. Encoding your CD collection to FLAC is pretty painless as you only need to use Exact Audio Copy (EAC).

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How to rip CDs to high-quality MP3s sans iTunes

April 29th, 2012 No comments

MP3
iTunes is a popular way to rip CDs to MP3s, but you can encode high-quality MP3s without it too. Using Exact Audio Copy and LAME, you can create MP3s that sound fantastic.

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6 tips on living a paperless lifestyle

April 24th, 2012 No comments

Paperless

Going paperless can help save trees, but it can also help you de-clutter your desk and save you some money. Here are six tips to help you achieve a paperless lifestyle:

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How to do a little spring cleaning on your Windows PC

April 24th, 2012 No comments

Spring cleaning Windows

Performance on Windows PCs degrade over time, but you can perform some spring cleaning on them to reclaim lost performance. Take a look at these tips to revive your Windows PC:

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How to make custom Chrome browser themes

April 23rd, 2012 No comments

My Chrome theme web app
Google has a decent selection of Chrome themes to choose from, but for more fun, you can create your own. It’s super simple to create a custom theme and share them with others with a new web app by Google.

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Using Instagram for Android

April 22nd, 2012 No comments

Instagram for Android

It took long enough, but Instagram is finally available for Android users. If you want to get in on the action to, here’s how to get started on Instagram for Android:

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9 tips for avoiding common email mistakes

April 9th, 2012 No comments

Email mistakes

At some point or another, we’ve all made some email gaffes that have left us embarrassed. Here are some tips on how to avoid some common email mistakes.

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