Weekly Roundup June 18, 2010

Welcome to the Weekly Roundup! Here you'll find a short list of links that is sent out each week. This is where items that are interesting, fun, or useful are apt to show up, tech related or not.

This week:

  • Access 500+ Free BBC Documentaries
  • 5 things you may not know you can do with attachments in Gmail
  • The Cleverest Geeky Windows Tricks Everyone Should Know
  • 5 Best Linux Software Packages for Kids
  • Firefox Add-on: HTTPS Everywhere Encrypts Your Connection with Major Websites


- Access 500+ Free BBC Documentaries

BBC World Service has over 500 audio documentaries you can download, or you can subscribe to a podcast, which delivers a new documentary to you every single day.The documentaries are audio and primarily for listening.
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- 5 things you may not know you can do with attachments in Gmail
Five tips to make sending, receiving, viewing, and finding GMail attachments easier.

- The Cleverest Geeky Windows Tricks Everyone Should Know
Some fun, interesting and useful tricks for Windows.

- 5 Best Linux Software Packages for Kids - Make Tech Easier
"...we’ve gathered together some of the best Linux software applications for kids, from simple games for toddlers to programming puzzles for the older kids."

- HTTPS Everywhere Encrypts Your Connection with Major Websites
"...HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox add-on created by The Tor Project and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. It encrypts your web communication with several major websites that support — but may not default to secure — HTTPS connection."

Enjoy,
Rhiannon

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