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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Windows: If you're worried that some application may be eating into your bandwidth in the background, or you just want to keep closer tabs on the bandwidth your computer is using, NetSpeedMonitor is a handy systray utility that lives in your taskbar. It shows you active upload and download speeds, which applications are using your network connection and what their endpoints are.

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Quick Access Bar is a handy (and free) utility for Windows that provides you with a collapsible second taskbar containing commonly used folders of your choice. If you've got a desktop filled with folders, it provides a handy way to stay organised while still maintaining easy access to your stuff.

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Your taskbar/dock are the places you pin your most frequently used applications. The contents may not be your favourite software, but the titles are often the most important. What do you pin to your taskbar or dock and why?