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What is NPV?

If you’re here and reading this post, then you’ve probably been asked to calculate the Net Present Value of a set of cash flows in Excel. Over the next few posts, I’ll walk you through Net Present Value (or NPV) as a concept and then go into the details of how to calculate this in …

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Security and Backup Essentials for WordPress

WordPress is a cultural phenomenon when it comes to publishing online. What started as a simple blogging tool in 2003 has become the most popular open-source content management system (CMS) in the world powering WordPress.com and millions of sites worldwide. There are a number of alternatives including the very popular Joomla, but the difference with …

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Convert PDF inside Google Drive to Excel and PowerPoint

In it’s portfolio, Google has a large set of free useful services. One that is most frequently used is Google Drive, which is used for storing and sharing digital data. This service is used by almost everyone because it is free and it integrates with other Google services. A feature that many users like is …

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This is how you stop Trackback and Pingback spam in WordPress

When blogging started to gather steam a decade ago, you had (and still have) three ways of receiving comments. The first still which still holds to today are traditional style commenting done by a person reading your article. Then came the bots and the comment spam which has today become a more manageable issue given …

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Export projects from Google Code to Github

Over the years, Google has killed many services it offered including my favourite Google Reader. And, now it is time for Google Code to bite the dust. As a developer, I started actively using Github to manage my WordPress plugins. I like the interface GitHub provides and definitely the ability of git to control all the changes. …

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#FashTech Technology meets Fashion

Whether it’s your latest t-shirt by Polo Ralph Lauren, a smart watch by LG or other wearable tech, you’ll notice technology in every aspect of our lives, especially fashion. If you’re willing to shell out a few bucks, you’ll find something that might catch your fancy that you can proudly wear with style!

Excel Paste Special

This amazing Excel shortcut will save you hours!

This is one very powerful and, in my opinion, less used feature of Microsoft Excel. Many of you are familiar with Paste Special, also popularly called Alt + E + S after the legacy Excel 2003 shortcut which still holds true to this day. Below is what the Paste Special window looks like. You can …

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Nexus Lollipop

Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus Player and Android Lollipop are here!

When Apple announced their super huge bendable iPhone 6 Plus, I’d like to think, Google was smiling in the background saying… “Wait for it”. Today, Google announced the new Nexus in a size that dwarfs the new iPhone and the iPhone 6 plus! Nexus 6 The Nexus 6 boasts of a 6″ Quad HD display, a …

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Speed up your Android device with LagFix

I still have my trusted Nexus 7 2012 version. It’s not the fastest tablet in the world, but definitely a handy one that allows me to check my email when I require, play a few games or watch some videos. A few months back I installed CyanogenMod in order to replace the stock android. If …

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