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How to extract text from a screenshot on Windows 10

Optical Character Recognition has been around for years and it’s improved so that photographs of printed text e.g., from a book, can be read accurately. Most OCR apps target scanned documents or PDFs that do not allow users to copy text. That said, if you ever need to extract text …

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How to add Facebook Messenger to Pidgin on Windows 10

Desktop messengers aren’t as popular as they used to be. There was a time when messaging didn’t exist as a web app or service and you had to install a desktop app to chat. This is back when Google Talk, Yahoo Messenger, MSN Messenger, and others were popular. Now, messaging …

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How to find the LAN speed on Windows 10

Computers on the same network can talk to each other i.e., they can see each other on the network, and send/receive files. It might take a little effort to set up an easy to use transfer method but it is do-able. One advantage of transferring files between computers over the …

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