Finds of the Week

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Automatic Warning If You’re About To Install Unwanted Software

Unchecky sits silently in the background on your PC, waiting until you install new software.  At which point it springs into action to check that you’re not inadvertently about to install an additional unwanted module ( such as toolbars and other malware).  If it thinks that you are, it pops up a warning.  Unchecky is free, malware-free according to Web of Trust and VirusTotal, and runs on Windows XP and above.

About Me Page

Creating a beautiful, personalized web presence has never been simpler. about me

Build a Wall Online

Add Pictures, Text And Graphics To Create Your Own Wall at Padlet, It’s a web-based online “wall”, onto which you can paste text or pictures.  And the whole system is really easy to use.  To upload a picture, just drag it from your desktop onto your wall and in a few seconds it’s ready online. ( 21st December 2013)

Create your own logo/Homepage

Create your own logo or Google page

How to add a start menu without using third party tools

great Forum for free eBooks
History of Androids Operation Versions – Visual Infograph

Great website to find that special Recipe: bbcgoogfood.com.

12th July 2013

Sherlock Homes: 221B Baker Street has the 48 (of 60) works in the public domain in the USA of the Sherlock Holmes Canon available for free reading online. Some are also available for download in PDF. To read off your computer or laptop monitor remember you can use CTRL + on the keyboard to make the text larger.

Best Free ebooks online : All the links are in alphabet order….thanks to the good people at Gizmos. and mr6n8

13th May 2013

Free Programming Courses for Kids To promote its service, Pluralsight has started to create some online courses for children, which cover various aspects of programming in a child-focused fun way. They’re all free to access, once you’ve registered.

“Today I Found out” is a site whose focus is on learning something new every day. There is a large array of quick facts, articles, infographics etc. that should satisfy the mildest to most intensely curious of souls

Businessballs free online learning
Free career help, business training, organizational development – inspirational, innovative ideas, materials, exercises, tools, templates – free and fun…

The following are thanks to the good folks from Gizmo and Rhiannon)

Three Easy Ways To Backup Your Gmail Account
Wondering why you should back up your Gmail account? One very good example occurred when Google “lost” all email and contacts for thousands of Gmail accounts.

How to Transfer All Contacts from Android to iPhone and Vice Versa
This is a handy tip if you’re moving from one smartphone to the other, or use both platforms. 🙂
(via Tiny Hacker)

Shutdown Windows 8 Easier With the Power Button
I know I’m not the only one who had to hunt around for this. 🙂

Draw Diagrams Online for Free
“draw.io is an online diagramming application built for speed, reliability and simplicity. It works everywhere. It features the full range of visual configuration you expect, as well as web application features such as a full range of export options, a large collection of icons, real-time collaboration and embedded widget sharing. Additional features include unlimited users, unlimited drawings, a large range of shape libraries, export to PNG/JPG/XML/SVG, Google Drive Integration, Real-time collaboration, Any HTML 5 browser, IE 6-8 support, iOS, Android, Confluence® plugin, Google Apps Marketplace, Embeddable Widget, and support in 16 languages.” Unquote..
Commercial support is available for companies that need enterprise class service.

12 Awesome Tips to Improve Your Google Search Skills like learning to recognise sites that aren’t useful.

How to Use the Skydrive Desktop Application in Windows 7 & Windows 8
You can use Microsoft’s cloud storage app Skydrive to store miscellaneous notes. If you would like to use Skydrive or want to check it out, this article gives you clear, step by step directions on setting it up and using it on Windows 7 and Windows 8.

iFixit: Fixing the World, One Piece of Hardware at a Time
This is a site for manuals and how-to’s for Mac’s, iPod’s, iPhones, and Game Consoles to include vehicles, household items, cameras and PC’s. The site has an active community that writes guides and answers questions. The site supports itself selling service parts and tools for Macs, iPods, iPhones and Game Consoles, even better no ads

Big List of Alt Codes
“Alt codes are the symbols, letters, or characters you can create using your keyboard. They are created by holding down the Alt key and entering a particular number on your keypad.” unquote..You can use these alt codes to add various characters to things like email or documents. Arrows, dots, stars are among the codes you can use. This article has a really good selection of them. Alt-Codes.net is another good website because the colors and layout makes the site very readable.

10 Websites for Puzzles, Brain Teasers and Riddles
Here’s a good collection of sites with puzzles, brain teasers and riddles. Jigsaw puzzles. Jigzone is another good website. Browser based Entanglement by Gopherwood Studios is another good way to pass the time.

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