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In case you need to go on an information diet

If you’ve ever tried to reduce the amount of food you tuck into, you’ll recognize the metaphor that runs through The Information Diet, by Clay A. Johnson.

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Neuroscience is a perpetually emerging science, and it’s not surprising that it’s a hot topic in publishing. Science and technology writer Matthew MacDonald has branched out from his more-usual subjects, Visual Basic and .NET, to write Your Brain: the Missing Manual.

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A concise guide to the Win8 Consumer Preview

If you’re yet not fully engaged with a smartphone and haven’t learned the gestural language of computer touch screens, Windows 8 will feel like new media, indeed.

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Manage mail — and life, too — in Outlook

You might be among the millions who can’t live without e-mail — or your Outlook calendar. But whether you’re in charge of your tools or they’re in charge of you is an open question.

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From apps to Office on Amazon’s Kindle Fire

The Kindle Fire is smaller, lighter, and far less expensive than Apple’s iPad, and it’s the top selling tablet on Amazon.com.

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A definitive guide to the mysteries of Windows 7

No doubt about it, Windows 7 is the most advanced Windows Microsoft has ever built. But for new Win7 users, discovering the operating system’s many new capabilities is a challenge. David Pogue’s opus, Windows 7: The Missing Manual, describes every aspect of Windows 7, from basics such as the Start Menu to advanced applications such as setting up Win7 on a network.

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Create highly effective documents with MS Office

If most businesses had to pick their most essential business application, it would likely be Microsoft Office. But getting the most out of Office’s many tools and capabilities is a daunting task.

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Free ways to save money and energy with your PC

This month’s free bonus download for all our subscribers is Green Home Computing for Dummies by Katherine Murray and our very own contributing editor Woody Leonhard. The book is full of tips on how to reduce your PC’s power cost, optimize your system’s performance for better energy efficiency, and more!

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Free ways to save money and energy with your PC

This month’s free bonus download for all our subscribers is Green Home Computing for Dummies by Katherine Murray and our very own contributing editor Woody Leonhard. The book is full of tips on how to reduce your PC’s power cost, optimize your system’s performance for better energy efficiency, and more!

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