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Read some of our most popular tips, tutorials and hacks around software and web apps.

10 Things You Can Do With Old CDs

What do you do with old CDs and DVDs? Instead of throwing them away, here are 10 ideas for things you can do with that discarded collection.

The Benefits of Using Gmail with Microsoft Outlook

The many advantages of using gmail imap with microsoft outlook - you get more storage space in google mail, less spam and better email filters. Plus you can grab pictures of your Outlook contacts from Facebook.

The Biggest Nuisance on Facebook – Photo Tags

Photo tagging applications are a problem on Facebook as they can fill your personal photo album with pictures of odd-looking cartoon characters, collages, horoscopes, etc. Here are some privacy settings to keep tagged photos off your Facebook profile.

What’s New Inside Microsoft Office 2010

This visual guide describes the new features of Microsoft Office 2010. You can download Office 2010 from MSDN /Technet or, if you are not a member, it will be soon be available as a free download on

Use Google Docs as a Batch PDF Converter

Looking for a free batch PDF converter? This article describes how you can convert several Office documents, PowerPoint Presentations and Excel Spreadsheets into the Adobe PDF format online at once using Google Docs.

Make Your Phone Number Memorable

Do you have a memorable phone number? Enter your mobile or landline number and the service will try to list all the different words, abbreviations and phrases that your phone number spells like.

Use Google Sidewiki without the Google Toolbar

This article describes how you can use Google Sidewiki without installing the Google Toolbar. You can add the Sidewiki bookmarklet to your web browser or your iPhone and read Sidewiki entries or annotations for any web page.

Which Edition of Windows 7 Should You Buy?

Windows 7 is available in Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate editions. This detailed buying guide for Windows 7 will help you pick the right edition of Windows 7 for your needs at the right price.

Find Software Updates for your Windows PC Automatically

Windows Update will only finds fixes and security updates for Microsoft software but there are some free tools that will help you discover new updates for software applications and hardware drivers on your computer.