What is EXIF Data?

in photography

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, a digital photo is worth 1,001. When you hit the shutter button on your camera it records the light its lens sees, but that’s not all. Each digital photo you take has a variety of data fields embedded inside of it, visible only to those who know exactly where to look.
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What is BCC Email?

in internet usage

BCC is an email feature that people use to add a little bit of privacy to their group messages. Everyone can see the email, but the recipient list is kept secret.
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How to Turn Off FilterKeys

in windows

Filter Keys is a potentially annoying Windows feature that ignores keyboard input unless the key is held down for a significant period of time. It’s also triggered when you hold down a button such as SHIFT for 8 seconds. The procedure for disabling Filter Keys varies between Windows versions.
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Move iTunes Library to New Computer, Maintain Ratings and Playlists

in mac os x

When you get a new computer, you can move your iTunes library over to the new system without losing your settings, ratings, playlists, and other data.
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What are .rar files?

in windows

RAR is a file format for data compression, similar to ZIP files. RAR stands for Roshal Archive; the format is named after its creator, Eugene Roshal.
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Change file and shortcut icons in Windows XP

in windows

Changing icons in Windows XP is a very simple process that takes just a few clicks of your mouse. We will cover two methods of changing icons: changing the icons of individual shortcuts on your desktop, and changing the icon for every file of a certain type.
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Burn files onto a CD with Windows XP

in windows

Burning data files to a CD with Windows XP only requires three steps: insert the blank CD, copy files from your computer to the CD, and start the writing process.
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Website Text is Too Small in Internet Explorer

in windows

If you either accidentally changed font sizes, or are browsing a site whose designer liked really small text, you can change change the font size to something that’s more comfortable to read.
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How to Play Windows Media Video (WMV) on Mac OS X

in mac os x

OS X doesn’t play Windows Media Video out of the box, but there are some quick downloads you can grab in order to watch WMV files on your Mac.
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How to Stop Programs that Start Up Automatically on Windows XP

in windows

There’s a lot of software out there that insists on starting itself every time you boot your computer. But you can stop these programs from starting up by removing them from your system’s Startup List.
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Convert your iPod from Windows to Mac and vice-versa

in windows

Converting an iPod between operating systems might sound hard, but there are just a few simple basics you need to know: porting your iTunes library and updating the iPod software.
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