How to Turn Your Pictures into Pencil Sketches

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This article outlines a few free tools that you can use to transform regular pictures into pencil sketches.
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Convert .CDA Files to .MP3

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Want to convert the tracks on a CD into MP3 files to keep on your computer, iPod or phone? There’s a free program for that.
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Quickly Switch Tabs in Firefox with Keyboard Shortcuts

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The Firefox web browser can keep a multitude of web pages open in the same window under different tabs, and it has a handy set of keyboard shortcuts that let you quickly navigate between those tabs.
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Why are Some Netflix “Watch Instantly” Titles Only Available Until a Certain Date

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You may wonder why you cannot just bookmark a movie or TV show and watch it at your leisure, which seems to be the very point of these new services. The unfortunate answer to that TV providers have the leverage to take certain shows offline.
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Add a Self-Timer to Your iPhone Camera with FotoTimer

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Like the self-timer on your digital camera, FotoTimer gives your iPhone the ability to set a timer to delay your photo from being taken until you are ready (2, 5, 10 or 20 seconds). Countdown sounds alert you to when the photo is about to be taken making it easy for everyone to know when to smile.
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How to Insert a Link Into an E-mail

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Visual instructions for inserting hyperlinks into e-mails with a variety of clients.
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How to Open .7z Files

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.7z files are compressed archive files similar to zip files. They originate from the Windows archiving software 7-zip, and can be opened by both 7-Zip and a variety of third part software.
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How to Open .xlsx Files

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An XLSX file is an Excel spreadsheet that was created with Microsoft Office 2007. Office 2007 includes a new XML-based file format — files saved in this new format have an “x” appended to the file extension.
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How to Remove Read-Only From All Files in a Folder

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Here’s how to deal with files copied from a disc to a computer that suddenly end up as “read-only”.
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Free Microsoft Office 2007 60-Day Trial

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In 2007 Microsoft posted a free trial of their popular office productivity suite.
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How to Open a .WPS File

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A .WPS file is a word processing document that was composed with Microsoft Works. Microsoft Works is the baby brother of Microsoft Office — it has the same sort of applications, but on a smaller scale and with a less expensive price tag.
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