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Giveaway: Win 5 Evernote Premium Accounts

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At Killer Tech Tips, we’re big fans of Evernote and that’s no secret. We first put Evernote in the spotlight when they launched in closed beta, by distributing close to one hundred invitations for early adopters who wanted to try out the app. We’ve also written about some really cool Evernote tips that you might want to check out if you use Evernote everyday.
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September 14th, 2011 at 6:00 pm

Shutdown Your Computer Automatically With These Six Freeware

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Whether it is a file getting downloaded, or something else, you might want your computer to automatically shut down after a certain task is complete – very often. Here are a couple applications that will prove to be useful to take care of automatic shutdowns.

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September 2nd, 2011 at 7:00 pm

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6 Things You Can Do From Windows Taskbar

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(Guest Post by Krupesh Muthukumar)

The taskbar is one of the most under appreciated features in Windows, and here are 6 ways to add super power to the humble taskbar. Read them below and make your workflow more productive.

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July 26th, 2011 at 4:29 pm

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6 Battery Monitoring Software To Monitor Your Laptop Battery Level

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Estimating how long your laptop’s battery will last can be confusing and irritating. There are a whole lot of battery monitoring programs out there which do it for you, but only a few are accurate and worth using. Check out these applications and see how big a difference they will make.

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July 12th, 2011 at 5:44 pm

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First Look: Ninite Updater Updates Windows Software At Once

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Long time readers of Killer Tech Tips would know that we’re big fans of Ninite here. We’ve mentioned it in our list of time saver software, and we even interviewed cofounder Patrick over here a few months ago.

Ninite is a simple tool that bulk installs multiple applications at once. You go to Ninite.com, choose a set of applications and get a single installer that automatically downloads and installs all the apps you’ve chosen in a breeze.

There are no next/back buttons you have to go through, and all the toolbar crapware that comes with software installers is blocked. These are great reasons to use Ninite and that’s why a lot of tech support guys love it.

Ninite has recently released Ninite Updater. It’s the same old Ninite goodness again, but for software updates instead of new installations.

Ninite Updater checks for updates for installed software on your computer and updates them all in one go. The best part: it’s all done in the background (just like Google Chrome updates itself silently). Ninite Updater costs you $9.99 but the guys at Ninite were kind enough to send us a review copy.

Here’s our complete review of Ninite Updater.

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July 7th, 2011 at 11:32 pm

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8 Desktop Apps That Save You Time And Frustration

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Doing things on your computer could sometimes take more time than you think, and there are several applications that help you do it all faster. They let you save time and get to the real work quicker.

Here are eight of them. There’s a bonus tip at the end, so keep reading!

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July 6th, 2011 at 12:00 am

6 Tips For Evernote Nerds

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Evernote has become the de facto application for note taking and scrap booking for many of us. The user interface simply cuts the job and that’s why it’s one of the most popular note taking apps in the market.

Look below for some tips on making the best out of Evernote. We hope these are new to you. If you find a useful tip in here, do share the article on Facebook or Twitter.

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June 13th, 2011 at 7:10 pm

Organize Movies In Your Hard Drive In Seconds With Movie Monkey

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Are you one of those people who enjoy collecting movies on your hard drive? Do you find it irritating to find movies cluttered up with weird file names in different folders? Here’s an app you must try and will most certainly love once you see what it does.

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May 30th, 2011 at 6:30 pm

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8+8 Awesome, But Underrated Software For College

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So you’ve got a laptop in college and wondering what you can install on it? Check out the list below for some nifty software that could help improve your productivity. Each of these applications serve one purpose really, really well and could be immensely useful during the course of your academic life.

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May 23rd, 2011 at 12:00 am

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12 Keyboard Shortcuts You May Not Know About

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You know, the humble keyboard shortcuts. From Ctrl+C to Ctrl+Alt+Delete, these key combos certainly help improve productivity. Here are some relatively lesser known keyboard shortcuts that can make your day in front of the computer better.

Try the shortcuts listed below and do share this page on Twitter or Facebook if you find something useful in here.

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May 19th, 2011 at 6:20 pm