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Review: Batch rename all of your files and MP3 music with File Renamer

If you have lots of photos, music or other files, renaming each one individually can be a tedious task. File Renamer allows you to rename them all in one go.

Review: Use online data store Pastebin from the desktop with this handy portable app

Pastebin is a site where you can store massive data dumps for public use. Whatever your requirements, you can now use the site with a handy portable app.

Review: Cut down your typing with Auto Text Expander

Those of us with typing-intensive jobs will know how tiring on the fingers it can be. But what if there were a way to type out what needs to be typed using only half the normal effort?

Customize Windows 8's boot screen with Boot UI Tuner

This tiny utility gives you lots of control over your boot options, including bringing back the Windows 7 boot loader.

Ultimate Windows 8 starter guide: Must-know tips, apps and utilities

The gift-giving season has reached a head, and there's a strong possibility that you now find yourself with a new Windows 8 tablet, laptop or hybrid. Does the new OS confuse you? Allow us to assist.

End mind-numbing repetition with these 5 powerful PC automation tools

If you find yourself doing a lot of repetitive computer work, you're doing it wrong. Working with software should be a joy, not an effort, and these tools can help you make it so.

How to automatically insert commonly used text—and sync those snippets to the cloud

Newly updated PhraseExpress supports cloud synchronization, meaning your shortcuts can be shared across all your PCs. And it's still free!

Find out what's using all the space on your hard drive

Free disk-space analyzer WizTree quickly tells you which files and folders are consuming the most storage.

How to dedupe your song library now that iTunes won't

iTunes no longer offers the option of finding duplicate songs. Fortunately, there are plenty of other ways to do so.

Archify free service stalks your Web travels to build archives

The Archify web service, opening to all after a private beta, records your Web navigation to your specifications and allows you to retrieve and search the records later.