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A few years back I needed to edit some images and went out looking for an image editor that could do everything I needed, and most importantly, it had to be free as I was a poor freelancer! I downloaded a few and dived in to see how easy it was to complete a few general tasks like rotating images, adding layers, changing colours and re-sizing images for use on the web. It goes without saying that this is standard fare for image editors, but some do it in a better way than others. To my mind Paint.Net is one of those that does it in a way that is easy to pick up and yet still affords all of the power of the expensive apps.

Paint.Net was originally intended as a free replacement for Microsoft Paint that comes with Windows. It started life as a development project for some undergraduate developers, mentored by Microsoft. According to the site it is still maintained by a number of the alumni that originally worked on the project. Read on to see if this powerful yet simple application is for you.

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Over the past few weeks on Windows.Appstorm I’ve looked at two well crafted Twitter clients called Twabbit and Rowi. Both of them have impressed me and caused me to ditch the basic app which has annoyed and frustrated me in the past. By altering the flaws that the official client possessed these apps create a Twitter experience which is much better equipped for Windows Phone users.

But, it would be pointless using two different Twitter clients when they both do the same thing, wouldn’t it? In this article I’m going to pit Twabbit and Rowi against each other and discover which app is the best to use. Read on to find out which one I prefer.

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Do you know how tough it is and how much effort it takes to sketch something? I sure know how seeing as I’m not really gifted in the sketching department. I draw something, find it stupid, erase it and redraw from scratch. After a while, I end up with an entire layer of paper erased off. Yikes!

I recently found an app called Sketch Board. I was skeptical at first as usual. But I later found it to be a fun app to use. It’s just like using MS Paint in your desktop. I had always been a fan of sketching applications and I badly wanted to try this out. Now, let’s see all the features the app has to offer.

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Gamers rejoice! Like many other VoIP (Voice over IP) programs, Mumble is a free software program designed for vocal communication in mind in a digital age. What sets Mumble apart for gaming communication is the promise of high quality sound and low latency, all while minimizing the use of CPU resources.

This low-resource design makes Mumble a top notch choice for gamers when compared to more traditional VoIP programs such as Skype which take up large amounts of CPU RAM and resources. Mumbles interface and bonus features, however, are what really makes the difference while in game.

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Your computer is like your room: it’s yours, but other people can still see inside of it. That’s why we have hiding places in our rooms, where only we can find our hidden treasure. Sometimes your computer also has things you’d like to keep hidden, and it’s a hassle trying to figure out how to hide it.

That’s where My Lockbox comes in. My Lockbox is a lot more than a safe your folders, it also hides them from others entirely. Let’s find out if My Lockbox is the right software for your needs!

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Be a Professional Coder with UltraEdit

The cool kids ask everyone “Emacs or Vim?” whenever the topic of text editors comes up. Windows-users can also choose Notepad++ as well as other text editors. One feature-rich Windows-exclusive text editor that gets passed over is UltraEdit, by IDM Computer Solutions, Incorporated. In order to give a better review, I have written this article using UltraEdit.

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We’ve all had those days where we wish our computer was working just a little bit faster. We close all the programs that we aren’t using, but nothing works. That’s where JetBoost comes in!

Whether you need to speed up your computer for intensive graphic / processing work, or you need more available RAM for gaming, JetBoost can be the right solution for almost anyone’s need. Let’s go check it out if this software can help you out.

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Do you hate it when you have to skip a song when you clean your house and your computer, which is playing it, is way back in the other room? Or think about this scenario – you hang out on your system after a long day at work and you go to your bed and forgot to turn if off? No one wants to get out of the cozy bed just to shut it down. Well… I don’t.

From now on, you can control your system from where you are using PC Remote! All you have to do is, have a Windows Phone, download the app and use it. PC Remote is loaded with a great deal of useful features. Let’s take a look at it.

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The light-weight mark-up language of choice is Markdown. In this review, I focus on a specialized text editor that’s based on Markdown. That editor is MarkdownPad by Evan Wondrasek.

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Your system is running slow again. Starting up your computer is excruciatingly painful. In fact, it’s gotten to the point that you don’t shut it down for days just to avoid waiting for it to start up. You haven’t cleaned up your registry in a while. You haven’t even cleared out your browsing history since you bought the machine.. You know you need to fix it, but there’s so many problems you don’t even know where to start. Well Wise Care 365 might be for you, because it’ll do everything in one place.

This all-in-one system cleaner can help speed up your computer and clean up your files, leaving you with a fresher and cleaner experience. Read more for the full review and usage walk through.

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