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Top 10 differences between Java and C#

My latest transition from Java to C# left me scratching my head and scrambling to find the differences. Don’t get me wrong — they are very similar. But some key syntax and philosophical differences set these two languages apart.  Below …

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Acer Aspire One Slow?

The Acer Aspire One netbook running Windows 7 Starter Edition won’t win any performance benchmarks.  However, you can greatly improve this netbook’s responsiveness with some targeted tweaking. DISCLAIMER: Some of the tips mentioned below potentially leave your system vulnerable.  Although …

IKEA Stockholm Mirror

How to hang an IKEA mirror (Stockholm)

The Stockholm mirror has 2 little eyelets on the back off to the left and right. One way to hang the mirror is to measure the distance between the eyelets and put nails/screws precisely lined up with the eyelets. This …

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When to use “a” or “an”

A historic or an historic?  A university or an university?  A MBA or an MBA?  A user or an user?  If there’s even a little doubt about which is correct, there is a simple rule to clear up the confusion. …