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May 4, 2013

Suggested Audacity Settings for MP3 Export

When creating MP3 files there is a tradeoff between sound quality and file size. The main reason you would create an MP3 file is so that you can easily distribute it. Therefore, it is important to know what the various MP3 encoding options mean.

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Installing Audacity and Setting Up the LAME Encoder
May 3, 2013

Installing Audacity and Setting Up the LAME Encoder

Missionaries and pastors often need to do audio editing. Audacity is a free program which does this, plus it has the benefit of exporting MP3 files for easier distribution. To make these files you will need to install Audacity and the LAME encoder.

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Remove Thumbnails from Google Chrome’s Most Visited Screen
Feb 10, 2013

Remove Thumbnails from Google Chrome’s Most Visited Screen

Do you have a thumbnail or two in your Chrome browser that you don’t want displayed every time you open a new tab? Here are some ways to delete them and reasons why you might want to do this.

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Thoughts on Facebook for Missionaries
Jun 15, 2012

Thoughts on Facebook for Missionaries

Are you in control of your information? Do you know what information you should and should not share on Facebook? Here are my thoughts on how a missionary should use the wonderful tool that is Facebook. Not everything is great about Facebook, but it can be used in a great way.

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Use Bcc: To Keep Email Addresses Confidential
Jan 3, 2012

Use Bcc: To Keep Email Addresses Confidential

Avoid letting your entire mailing list know the names and addresses of everyone else on the list. Many people won’t know, or care, that their email address has been passed along to hundreds of other people, but you don’t want to be the one to break their confidentiality by sharing their address with others. Learn to use Bcc: in your email.

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TrueCrypt For Data Protection
Dec 29, 2011

TrueCrypt For Data Protection

Afraid to store sensitive information on your computer when you travel? The information that a missionary may have on his machine could result in persecution of fellow believers. Use an encryption program like TrueCrypt to keep your data and brothers in Christ safe.

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Dealing With Email Attachments
Nov 22, 2011

Dealing With Email Attachments

Sending and receiving attachments in email can be a quick way to share files among coworkers and family members. But it may not be the best way to trade information. While you should try to eliminate the use of email attachments, here are some guidelines that will help you know what to do when you can’t avoid them.

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How to Use Deferred Email
Sep 21, 2011

How to Use Deferred Email

Have you ever needed a reminder on something on a specific date, but did not know how to file the information so that you would see it when you needed it? Send an email to yourself with the information you need when you need it.

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PhraseExpress – Save Your Fingers From Extra Typing
May 19, 2011

PhraseExpress – Save Your Fingers From Extra Typing

Looking for software that will help you with your repetitive typing tasks? PhraseExpress won’t write your prayer letters for you, but it will certainly make the task a bit easier. Ken Mullins tells us about this time-saving software.

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