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The Best Tools Hidden In Windows' Command Line

While it may not always be the best choice in Windows, there are certain things you can only do from the command line. We’ve talked about a few command line essentials before, such as using tracert to troubleshoot a flaky Internet connection and using recimg to create a custom Windows recovery image. Here are a few more you should probably know about (if you don’t already).


How To Opt Out Of Twitter's New Photo Tagging

Recently, Twitter rolled out a couple of new photo features, one of which is the ability to tag the people in a photo. If you’d rather not be tagged in Twitter photos, here’s how to prevent it from happening.


Scoring A Great Deal Isn't Just About Luck

Some people seem to have all the luck when it comes to scoring great deals on their purchases. But there’s likely more than luck at play behind the scenes. You can make your own luck with a little effort.


Start Screen Unlimited Puts Gadgets On The Windows 8 Start Screen

Windows 8: The Windows 8 start screen lets you place and arrange live tiles for launching apps and performing a few functions, but not much else. Start Screen Unlimited adds a number of clever gadgets into the mix.


Send Your Boss A Weekly Status Update To Stay Visible

If you work in a big office or work remotely, your boss may not even be aware of some of the great things you’re up to. Bosses are busy people, after all. Consider sending them a weekly status update to keep them apprised.


Soak Oven Racks In The Bathtub While You Clean Your Oven

Many ovens have a self-cleaning feature that takes six hours or so, and you have to remove the oven racks while that happens. Instead of trying to scrub those oversize racks at your sink, use the time to give them a good soak in the tub.


From The Tips Box: iOS Fonts, Stock Apps, Window Switching Shortcuts

Readers offer their best tips for installing new fonts into iOS, hiding stock apps in iOS 7.1, and assigning hotkeys for switching windows in Windows.


Track What You Waste Time On Right Alongside Your Accomplishments

We all have those little time wasters in our lives. Perhaps you turn the TV on while getting ready in the morning and get a bit too sucked in. Or maybe you start your day with emails when diving into a project would be better. You can identify and then eliminate those time-sucks simply by keeping better track of them.


Five Powerful, Built-In Windows Tools You Might Not Know About

Even if you live in Windows, you may be surprised to find that it includes some rather powerful built-in tools to help you monitor your system and troubleshoot when things go wrong. We’ve taken a look at Windows’ dark corners before and at some awesome features you may have forgotten about. Here are a few more of our favourite overlooked Windows tools.


How You Admit Being Wrong Makes A Difference

Admitting it when you’re wrong is always uncomfortable. Knowing when you’re wrong in the first place is tricky enough, and then there’s finding the right apology. But how you handle your admission can make a big difference.