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PERSONAL TECH

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How to stop your boss spying on you at work

Tricks to keep some aspects of your online life private

Turn a file or program into audio

Here's how to discover what a PDF file sounds like

How to protect your PCs and network on a shoestring budget

The right combination of open-source tools is key to effective IT security which doesn’t break the bank

How to use your Mac without a mouse

Useful keyboard shortcuts for Mac power users

How to digitise your pictures

Store your celluloid snaps in digital form

Should I protect my Twitter account?

The pros and cons of locking your Twitter messsages

Online backup options for photographers

Here's how you can keep your memories intact by protecting and backing up your images

Archiving email messages as text files

Here are a few options on how to archive your email messages as text files

How to clean up audio files with SoundSaver

Record, edit and restore audio with SoundSaver, a utility from one of the leaders in noise reduction.

How to add album art to your music collection

Great cover art for your albums in iTunes

How to enable Word Macros

Here's how to stop Microsoft Word from blocking macros

How to lower the resolution of your LCD monitor

Tiny text turns off our reader

How to fix faulty graphics card drivers

Display Driver 'AMD driver' stopped responding and has successfully recovered

How to fix a broken DVD drive

Troubleshoot your optical disk drives

How to use Home Sharing with Apple iOS 4.3 devices

Stream your iTunes media to iPhone and iPad

How to digitise your music collection

Rip CDs, records and tapes to high quality audio files

How to digitise your paper documents

Scan your documents into electronic format

How to build robots with no experience

Cubelets attach to create modular robot

How to clean up your PC cable clutter

Get started spring cleaning by tidying up the mess of cables spilling all over your desk

How to recover data from a laptop hard drive

Protect prized family photos from a crashed hard disk

How to record audio straight to your PC

Use a free software and microphone

How to fix Google Docs problems with third party programs

Access cloud-based office suite without a browser

Solving an Empty Trash problem

Here's how to solve your problems on your Mac when an app ends up in the Trash

How to rip a DVD for free with HandBrake

Liberate your DVD collection

Mobile phone hacking - can you stop it?

The first line of defence is to understand PIN numbers


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