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fresh start

look at the lustrous coat on this beautiful greyaface dartmoor ewe. one of the pleasures of being a knitter in our time is having access to a wider …

Cleaning

A beginner's guide to video chat

It finally happened: With a few quick swipes and taps, our mobile devices become conduits of live two-way video through which we can speak face-to-face with family members, significant others, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances. Video chat is no longer science fiction and can be part of our …

How to Get the Most Out of the New Photos App in iOS 10

One of the relatively unsung new features in iOS 10 is a smarter Photos app that wants to make organizing photos less of a chore. Generally, it …

Top 10 Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 10

I’ve been using Windows 10 for over 6 months now and it’s way better than Windows 8. I use it on my main computer and have been fairly happy with it …

don’t sweat it!

We know that the knitters and crocheters who love Bare Naked Wools love the simplicity of a great selection. Those who try our yarns know they aren’t …

see the sea

back in january we wrapped up our ENVY 2015 club with this final design—see the sea—an asymmetrical crescent shawl that makes the most of a gradient …

Switching from Evernote to OneNote, part 1

Last month, Jason alerted readers to Evernote’s recent price hike. It’s a hefty increase (for Premium users, from $49.99/year to $69.99).I’m a …

Switching from Evernote to OneNote, part 2 – ProfHacker - Blogs

Last week, I explained <i>why</i> I made the decision to switch from Evernote to OneNote. This week, I want to give a brief overview of the <i>how</i>.<p>There are some …

Productivity

41 Essential Skills for Windows Users

Recently upgraded to Windows 10? Or still using the all-time favorite Windows 7 on your PC? Whichever version of Windows you are using, there are …

Monitor Hidden Website and Internet Connections

You can be pretty sure that your computer is connected to the server hosting my website as you read this article, but in addition to the obvious …

How to Copy/Transfer Files to iPad

Even though I love using my iPad, mostly for watching videos, I still find the process of transferring files to the iPad quite unintuitive. Firstly, …

Setup an Additional Phone Number on an Android Smartphone or iPhone

If you currently use your main phone number for everything under the sun, you might have noticed that those annoying telemarketing calls have started …

[Guide] How to Secure Windows 10

If you’ve recently bought a Windows 10 machine or upgraded your PC to Windows 10, you might be wondering how secure the operating system is. Luckily, …

How to Tell if an Email is Fake, Spoofed or Spam

So a friend recently told me that they got a verification email from Apple stating that a new email address had been added to their Apple ID. The …

How to Calibrate Your Monitor in Windows and OS X

Most people don’t ever really bother calibrating their monitors because everything looks fine when they first set it up and so they just stick with …

How to Setup Dual Monitors in Windows

Setting up dual monitors used to be an expensive and complicated task back in the days, but thanks to cheap graphics cards and cheap monitors, pretty …

How to Backup, Reset or Restore Your iPhone, iPad or iPod

Do you have an iPhone that you need to reset or restore? Do you need to perform a factory reset and erase everything or do you just need to reset …

5 Free Online OCR Services Tested and Reviewed

Have a PDF document or an image that you would like to convert to text? Recently, someone sent me a document in the mail that I needed to edit and …

How to Remove an Image Background

So you have a wonderful picture of your kids or dogs and you want to have some fun by removing the background and dropping in a different background? …

Legally Download Windows 10, 8, 7 and Install from USB Flash Drive

If you have a valid Windows product key, you can download full legal copies of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 from Microsoft and use them to …

Has Your Windows Taskbar Disappeared?

Go to click on a program on your Windows taskbar and realize it’s missing? Sometimes, the taskbar will vanish and you won’t see anything at the …

How to Reset Your Wireless Router

I recently was asked by a friend how they could reset their wireless router back to its default settings since they no longer could remember the WiFi …

7-Zip vs WinZip vs WinRAR vs Windows Compression

Need to compress a bunch of files and want to know which compression format is the best? Which program will give you the smallest file? Well, the …

Buttonhole-stitch buttonholes

The first rule of holes: when you’re in one, stop digging. –<i> Molly Ivans</i> <b><br>Sewing buttonholes using buttonhole stitch</b>With a tapestry needle and a little …

How to Make Flowcharts in PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a powerful application that can be used for just about any type of presentation. One great example of using PowerPoint is to present …

atlantique

can i just say—i love atlantique! it is so soft and light and airy; perfect for warm weather and yet so practical for <i>every</i> season.in spring, summer, …

Oakberry

I have always loved oak leaves and acorns as motifs … so lovely and autumnal. So when I saw an oaky lace panel in a book of vintage lace patterns, I …

Split or Divide Your Desktop Screen into Multiple Parts

If you have a high resolution LCD or LED screen at home and you are not using any kind of screen splitting application, then you are wasting your …

How to Hide Text Messages on the iPhone (Turn Off Preview)

By default, the iPhone will show the world your SMS texts and iMessages on your lock screen whether you have Touch ID or a passcode setup on your …

Search Outlook Email by Sender, Date, Keyword, Size and More

Searching through Outlook email can prove to be a tough task if you are someone like me with multiple PST files and tens of thousands of emails …