Send & receive big files with Dropbox

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Next time you need to share files that are too big to send as attachments, try using dropbox.com.  It’s free for the first 2GB and makes it really easy to share pictures, music, or any other large files. It works on Mac, PC, and iPads too.  Try it right now!

Windows 7 Tab Key shows 3D view of your windows

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If you’re using Windows 7 try this: press and hold down the Windows icon key and press the tab button.  You’ll get this neat 3D view of all your open windows.  Each tab press moves forward or shift-tab goes back. Your mouse wheel works too.

Use Shift Click on Gmail for Quick Compose

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Next time you send an email, hold down the shift key before you click on the Compose button.  A new email window will pop up which lets you compose and send your emails much faster than the usual way.

Shake the Windows 7

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Here’s a fast way to a clutter free Windows 7 desktop. Grab the top of any window on your desktop and shake it while holding down the mouse button.  All your other windows will be minimized.  Shake it again and the other windows return.

Battery Backup your TV

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Today’s modern TVs are really more like computers with giant screens so protect them like your computer with a good battery backup (you do have battery backups for all your computers, right?). Surge protector strips just don’t cut it!