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Tip of the Week: Kumon Books - Creative Workbooks

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2FA across multiple devices with cloud backups.

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Convert between text casing quick and easy.

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Extract specific information from large text files.

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Using a text editor to split or combine multiple lines of text.

Tip of the Week: Electronically Sign PDF - No More Printing and Scanning

Sign PDF files without needing to print and scan them back again.

Tip of the Week: Office Lens - Scan Documents With Your Phone

Your pocket scanner!

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Free tools, cloud services, and training all for free!

Tip of the Week: Learn Touch Typing

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Make your sites go faster

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The sane way to manage software on Windows.

Tip of the Week: Testing Your Website Under Different Bandwidths

How does your site behave on a lower bandwidth?

Tip of the Week: Hemingway Editor - Improve Your Writing

Writing is hard work. A clear sentence is no accident. Very few sentences come out right the first time, or even the third time. Remember this in moments of despair. If you find that writing is hard, it's because it is hard. -- William Zinsser, On Writing Well…

Tip of the Week: Beyond Compare - Compare Files Quick and Easy

Beyond Compare allows you to quickly and easily compare your files and folders.

Tip of the Week: Grammarly - Improve Your Writing

Grammarly makes sure everything you type is clear, effective, and mistake-free.

Tip of the Week: Fiddler - Free Web Debugging Proxy

Fiddler is an HTTP debugging proxy server application and captures HTTP and HTTPS traffic. It is one of the tools in my essential toolkit list . Fiddler allows debugging traffic from PC, MAC, Linux and mobile systems. It helps inspect the raw requests and…

Tip of the Week: Using Git Locally in a TFVC Repository

Use the power of git even with TFVC source control.

Tip of the Week: Spigen - Awesome Phone Cases

If you are looking to get a case for your phone, then check out cases by Spigen . I have been using Spigen cases for over three years, and I totally recommend it. Spigen cases are made with premium materials and are slim, sleek and simple. Spigen provides…

Tip of the Week: PNGGauntlet - Smash PNGs for Faster Sites

Optimize images for the web.

Tip of the Week: - A Layman's Photoshop

For my blog's I often have to edit, resize, modify images often. The default paint application with Windows lacks a lot of features while Photoshop is too advanced for my needs. is a freely available tool with many advanced features and is…

Tip of the Week: Pocket - Don't Miss Out on the Articles That You Want to Read Later

Manage articles that you want to read, but just don't have the time for it right now!

Tip of the Week: Feedly - One Stop Reading Place

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The only secure password is the one you can’t remember

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Track your unfinished work in one place.

Tip of the Week: IF This Then That (IFTTT) - Connect Your Services

Do more with the services you love.

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Make the color of your computer display adapt to the time of day.

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Tip of the Week: AutoFixture - Make Your Unit Tests Robust

AutoFixture is an open source library for .NET designed to minimize the 'Arrange' phase of your unit tests in order to maximize maintainability

Tip of the Week: Improved Code Navigation in Visual Studio 2017

Navigate the code faster!

Tip of the Week: Rescue Time - Track Your Time

Wondering where your time goes? Start Tracking!

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A Pomodoro Timer for Windows which does one thing and that thing right

Tip of the Week: Track Current File in Visual Studio Solution Explorer

Keep Visual Studio Solution Explorer in sync with the current working file.

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Switching Azure RM subscriptions to access vaults under different subscriptions.

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Using the keyboard to move selected lines up/down.

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Tip of the Week: Cmder - Portable Console Emulator for Windows

I have been using Cmder as my command line for around two years and been loving it. I am not a super user of the command line, but try to use it more and more. Cmder is a software package created out of pure frustration over the absence of good console…

Tip of the Week: Finding Keyboard Shortcuts on Websites

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Want an interesting mix of sounds while working? Check out Noisli.

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Copy-Paste text without the formatting