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4 Components To Protect Your Windows PC

Modern day criminals know that the internet is where the money is and which is where they spend their time. Which means that us honest people have to be twice as careful. It should be obvious that protecting your information online is far more complex than keeping your bag close or even locking your door. Here are 4 important components of protecting your Windows PC: 1: Antivirus Make sure whenever Windows in running, it should run an up-to-date antivirus program. This program will run in the background and block not only viruses but all types of malware too. You...

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Three Photographers Each Touched by Marilyn Monroe

By Phineas Upham Marilyn Monroe was at a level of stardom that is hard for most people to grasp today. The closest comparison might be someone like Kim Kardashian, but only in level of recognition. Marilyn Monroe was a personality people wanted to be around and she was almost universally loved and revered. She seemed to have presence, like a superhero or amythic figure, that few since or before possessed. During her brief time on this planet, she touched many lives, but three photographers in particular changed completely after they’d met her. Bert Stern Stern dropped out of high school at 16 to get a job at Look Magazine. He worked his way from those humble beginnings to the art director position at Flair. There, he learned the art of photography but never truly embraced it until the 2,500 photo set of Marilyn Monroe he shot for Vogue. A three-day photo shoot would become his most well-known work and spawn a book called The Last Sitting. George Barris Barris is known as the last photographer to capture Monroe on film before her death. The two met on the set of the 1954 movie The Seven Year Itch. His iconic shoot on Santa Monica Beach in 1962, and then again in the Hollywood Hills, which would become known as “The Last Photos” marked the last times that anyone would capture...

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How to Add Tabs to File Explorer in Windows

Even if adding tabs to Windows Explorer has been one of the most popular features that have been requested for, Microsoft still hasn’t delivered. But you don’t have to wait for them to deliver – you can use the Clover 3 extension which works on all versions of Windows. Yes, even Windows 10 too. Why tabs, you might ask? If you need to open another File Explorer window, you don’t have to open a new window altogether. Best part: If you do want a second window, then all you have to do is open a tab and separate the...

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How to open Google Drive files in Office directly

When Office 2013 was rolled out by Microsoft, there was a promise made that it would be deeply integrated with the cloud. Of course, this only applied to Microsoft services such as OneDrive but not for Google Drive or even Dropbox. So, Google, in seeking to fix this problem, released its plugin that works with literally every version of Office and as far back as 2007. This includes the upcoming Office 2016 too. With this plugin, you can open Google Drive in Office just as you would OneDrive. Here’s how the plugin works with Office 2013: Download and install...

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How to Use Dropbox’s New Bookmarks Feature

Accessing your bookmarks can be a serious problem especially if you switch between Chrome, Safari and even Internet Explorer. Of course, there are alternatives such as Delicious and Evernote but now there’s a new one. Yes, you can drag-and-drop bookmarks into the DropBox web app. Or even drop them into File Explorer on your desktop. Here’s how you use DropBox to create a wealth of bookmarks that you can use in the future. Of course, you can drop URLs anywhere in your Dropbox account but let’s focus on adding them into one folder. First, you create a folder in...

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