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Block ads on your computer and smartphone

Do you like ads in your browser? In Skype? In your phone’s apps? No? I’ll show you how to get rid of them. Yes, this even works on smartphones! Continue reading

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How to update your Nexus 4 to Android 4.4.4

Back when Android 4.4 came out in November and the automatic OTA update didn’t work for me, I posted a guide on how to upgrade manually. Now that version 4.4.4 is out, here’s an updated guide. Most importantly, make a … Continue reading

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Show keyboard shortcuts in Windows 7

Microsoft released Windows 7 in 2009, and one thing I’ve always hated about it is that the option to underline keyboard shortcuts was gone. Why would anyone deliberately make it harder for users to work smarter, by no longer showing them those underlines? I’ve finally discovered that the underlines still exist — here’s how to turn them on! Continue reading

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How to install MS Money 2004 on 64-bit Linux

Do you run Linux? Do you miss MS Money, the personal-finance application? I can answer yes to both questions, but I’ve found a solution. It’s possible to run Windows software on Linux, but sometimes it’s tricky. Here’s how to make it work! Continue reading

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Avoid accidentally using cAPS LOCK (and switch keyboard layouts) with Keyla

There are two things that keep annoying me when I work, and I have just discovered that Keyla cleverly prevents both: Accidentally hitting cAPS LOCK AND TYPING EVERYTHING IN UPPERCASE, and Windows’ perpetual inability to remember what keyboard layout I … Continue reading

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