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This category is reserved for finds by our Editor Rhiannon. 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 230 KB utility that works with Windows 2000 up to Windows 10. 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.

How to Use Windows Remote Desktop Four Different Ways

Use Windows Remote Desktop 4 ways

The Windows Remote Desktop feature allows you to connect to a Windows PC from another location, here are some additional ways you can use the feature.

This article gives clear step by step directions for using Windows Remote Desktop in four useful ways:

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Stop Unwanted Email for Free With This Great Temporary Email Service

Mailmask temporary email service

This free online service lets you create an unlimited number of temporary addresses that don’t expire unless you disable them.

It’s getting harder and harder to protect personal information online. Spam is ever present, your email address and other personal information is sold for advertising and other purposes, and unsubscribing doesn't always unsubscribe you.

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Bypass Link Shorteners With This Browser Add-on

Universal Bypass brower add-on

Bypass URLs that make you wait, do something or track you with this browser extension.

Universal Bypass circumvents sites which make you wait (like adfly), make you do something (e.g., showco and sub2unlock) and even trackers (such as bitly and tco).

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Wallpaper of the Week: Artistic 3D Red Butterfly on Dark Leaves

This week’s wallpaper is a 3D image of a butterfly with unusual red wings and a gray body on dark ovate leaves with reddish veins. The wings are made of long, narrow oval layers and the tail is long and narrow, ending in a triangular shape. Icons show up well on this 3D background. The image was created by iwo pilc and is available in several download sizes at the link below.

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Search Thousands of Free Stock Images From One Site

Pixel Mob search free stock photos

Use this site to search to find free, high quality stock images from multiple sources.

Pixel Mob acts as a search engine that pulls images from several popular stock image sources, displaying results from multiple sites at the same time.

You can visit several different sites to search for royalty free and free-to-use images for whatever you’re working on, or you can visit Pixel Mob.

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Download 200+ Free Google Slides and PowerPoint Templates

Slidemania free PowerPoint and Google Slides templates

Slidesmania has over 200 Google Slides and PowerPoint templates that you can download and use for free in all your projects.

Slidesmania is a site dedicated to providing a wide range of creative and high quality free templates to use in PowerPoint or Google Slides.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Iceland Snow Beach

This week’s wallpaper is an image of Hofn Austurland beach in Iceland.
Low ocean waves wash up on a dark sand beach. Snow clad rocky hills rise up from the water under skies that are shades of blue, light to dark. Icons show up well against this background.

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Search Word Origins With This Online Etymology Dictionary

Online Etymology Dictionary

This online etymology dictionary is a terrific resource to find reliable accounts of the origin and history of English words, phrases, and idioms.

With over 50,000 entries, the Online Etymology Dictionary has enough etymological content for both academic and general interest. It’s accessible enough to be used by anyone.

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Radio Paradise – Eclectic Ad Free Internet Radio

Radio Paradise Internet Radio

Curated a by a real human DJ, Radio Paradise offers high quality sound with no ads or subscriptions.

Radio Paradise is an eclectic, commercial free blend of modern and classic rock, world music, electronica, even a bit of classical and jazz that flows together in a way that makes sense harmonically, rhythmically, and lyrically.

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