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<!--smart_paging_filter-->This category is reserved for finds by our Editor Rhiannon Dent.

Items should consist of at least two paragraphs.

The first should be a "teaser" paragraph. This paragraph will be automatically published in our RSS feed. It should state the nature of the find and the benefits without mentioning the product name or providing a product link. For example:

"For months I've been looking for a good way of deleting 'undeletable' files. Finally I've discovered a free utility that does the job reliably and simply."

The second paragraph should at the very least, expand the benefits, name the product and provide a product link. For example:

"Unlocker is a tiny 230KB utility that works with Windows 2000 and XP. Vista users are out of luck. Just right click on the 'undeletable file', select 'Delete with Unlocker' from the context menu and next time you boot the file will be gone for good."

You can have a third paragraph if you wish; indeed as many as you like. However there must at least be a second paragraph after the opening "teaser" paragraph.

Wallpaper of the Week: Radiant Morning Sun

This weeks wallpaper shows the morning sun pouring down from just above a bank of clouds, shining through a tree in a meadow. The rays of the sun peeking through the tree are distinct, making for a striking image. The light on a background of trees and in the meadow is luminous from what appears to be ground fog.
Edges are soft, with yellows, golds and browns dominating. Icons show up quite well with this background.

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Finds of the Week: Brilliant Time Zone Site, 520,000+ Awesome Free High Quality Images, Using Metered Connections in Windows 8, View Movie Trailers, Restore Windows to Factory Settings

Finds of the Week is a list of web sites I've come across lately that are interesting, fun, or useful (or all three). I hope you enjoy them. -Rhiannon

Every Time Zone
From the site "Never warp your brain with Time Zone math again." So useful. :)

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Wallpaper of the Week: Winter Pond Sunset Reflections

This weeks wallpaper is a bit of a contrast; a pond of water, surrounded by snow, trees and hills, reflecting the warm colors of sunset, pinks, purples, and oranges. The trees and sunset are reflecting in the water of pond, which has not yet frozen. Overall, this isn't a bright background, so icons show up nicely.

Photo of a pond of water, surrounded by snow, trees and hills, reflecting the warm colors of sunset, pinks, purples, and oranges.

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The Complete Beginner's Guide to Using Twitter

Blue bird on a brown branch on a white backgroundTwitter can be a very confusing place whether you've been using the social media site for some time or you're brand new to Twitter. It's challenging enough to decide how to say what you want to say using just 140 characters, but figuring out all the @'s and who sees what is even harder.

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40 Free Christmas Wallpapers and Images

Pixabay, my go-to free stock image site, is offering a bundle of 40 free holiday wallpapers and images you can use as wallpaper or any other project you have in mind. There's quite a variety of images including gifts, ornaments, nature, holiday food items, candles and a few fun illustrations.

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