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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: Sunlit Tarn Among Grassy Hills

This weeks wallpaper shows a small tarn (lake) partially surrounded by grass covered hills. What makes this image so appealing is the luminous clouds behind the lake and the areas of light among the hills and on the surface of the lake. The image is soft and rounded, a tree and rocky sections of the hills create additional interest. Green, gold and blue are the predominant colors.
Icons do well on this background.

Lake nestled in green hills

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Download Music From Soundcloud for Free

logo Free SoundCloud Downloader

Download songs, tracks, and music from SoundCloud for free and save them to your PC in MP3 format.

Free SoundCloud Downloader is a small, free Windows program to download music, podcasts, tracks and songs from SoundCloud.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Icebergs, Mountains, and Sky

This weeks wallpaper has a group of icebergs floating on calm water against some rugged hills that are partially snow covered. The clouds appear to be shelf clouds building up on the left side of the image, casting a soft light over the landscape. It's a little toasty in the northern hemisphere in some places at the moment, it seems a good time for something cool to rest one's gaze on. Some blues, some blacks, some yellows and white snow make up a cool, serene image. Icons work fine with this background.

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Wallpaper of the Week Haleakalā Summit, Aerial View

This weeks wallpaper is a spectacular close aerial view of the summit of the Haleakalā Crater on Maui. A flock of birds are winging their way above the dark opening of the crater, shown against a sky filled with orange clouds. The summit is stark with dark grays and some lighter orange highlights from the sky as the sides angle away from the summit. The is a quite a bit of subtle texture in the layers on the slopes and what might be vegetation. There are some plants that grow nowhere else in the world other than the slopes of Haleakalā.

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