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PDFs are a monster to edit, but these four free apps make it easy

Luckily I found easy and fast ways to edit a PDF file on an iPhone ($1,000 at Amazon) and Android phone, as well as on a Mac and PC.To change the appearance of the text, tap the Text Style tool -- it's the icon with the italicized A.

Free music samples: download loops, hits and multis from SampleRadar

Welcome to SampleRadar, the hub page for MusicRadar's regular giveaway of pro-quality, royalty-free samples.Here you can find links to all of our entries, which feature collections of loops, hits and multisamples in a wide range of genres.

PDFs are a pain to edit, but these four free apps make it easy

Luckily I found easy and fast ways to edit a PDF file on an iPhone ($1,000 at Amazon) and Android phone, as well as on a Mac and PC.To change the appearance of the text, tap the Text Style tool -- it's the icon with the italicized A.

The best free Mac photo editor 2019

You can also reach for a brilliant, feature-packed free photo editor for your Mac if you don't need the power of Adobe's industry-standard app.For those things, you need a dedicated photo editor.

guitarguitar is offering free lessons to left-handed players

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It is not easy being a left-handed guitarist or bassist when you look down the specs of the latest hot guitar to find that there is no left-handed option.To celebrate International Left-handers Day 2019, the retailing giant is dedicating the rest of the week to left-handed players, offering free lessons and advice to left-handed beginners.

SampleRadar: 378 free 808 drum samples

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SampleRadar: 378 free 808 drum samples













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Not everyone is lucky enough to own a Roland TR-808 drum machine, but everyone can have access to its sounds.Check out the best drum machines for beginners and prosThe best samplers for studio or live performanceWhat you need to knowThe 808 samples are divided into two main folders: hits and loops.

The best free painting software 2019

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The best free painting software 2019













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Painting software has come a long way in recent years, and there are now superb programs available completely free that offer a realistic simulation of watercolors, oils, pastels, charcoal, and more.Some of the latest painting software also lets you work in three dimensions, creating your own models and then applying your own textures and paint effects.

Krakli SK7: Roland SH-7 synth reimagined in a free plugin

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Krakli SK7: Roland SH-7 synth reimagined in a free plugin













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Krakli Software has announced its latest free synth plugin and this time the Roland SH-7 has provided the source of inspiration.Having already created various virtual analogue, FM and additive softsynths, the SK7 joins the likes of the Arminator (CS-80-a-like) StingerMax (Wasp) as a homage to hardware greats of the past.

Google's Pixel 4 offers a glimpse into a hands-free future

The upcoming Pixel 4.By slowly gliding your whole hand over the phone's camera, you could navigate through photos in the Gallery.

Best free games 2019: the top free PC games

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Best free PC games to play today
If you’re searching for the best free games to help you escape after a long day’s work, then you’re in the right place.We tested the most popular titles, and picked out the best free games you should download today.

Google's Pixel 4 hands-free gestures is a feature we don't need

The upcoming Pixel 4.My first conscious encounter with touchless controls was with the iMotion CarPlay Direct Connect.

ANA-1000 is a free analogue-style VST synth that's "simple and effective"

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ANA-1000 is a free analogue-style VST synth that's "simple and effective"













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"Simple but effective" is how Lurker Beats describes the ANA-1000, a new analogue-style modelling synthesizer plugin.More than that, it's free.

Europol’s free ransomware decryption tools save businesses £88m

Free decryption tools provided by Europol has saved organisations his by ransomware from paying out more than $100 million to cyber criminals.More than 200,000 victims have downloaded the agency's free anti-ransomware tools to date, meaning criminals have lost out on $108 million (approximately £87.

We were wrong: this Bose SoundSport Free deal WAS beaten on Amazon Prime Day

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We were wrong: this Bose SoundSport Free deal WAS beaten on Amazon Prime Day



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The Bose SoundSport Free headphones are true wireless earbuds from a respected brand - but they’re usually a little on the expensive side.We posited a month ago that they could get a decent price drop on Amazon Prime Day this year, but we'd thought we'd found a far cheaper way.

Best free iPad apps 2019: the top titles we've tried

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Best free iPad apps 2019: the top titles we've tried






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Free apps sometimes have a bad reputation, but many are gems that are so good you won’t believe they’re free.After that, it's the best entertainment apps (surely the best reason to own an iPad.

Amazon Prime Day deal: get a free Echo Dot and save on the Ring Doorbell Pro

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Amazon Prime Day deal: get a free Echo Dot and save on the Ring Doorbell Pro



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Amazon's 48-hour sale is less than a week away, and the tech giant is releasing early Prime Day deals leading up to the big event.Right now, Prime members can get the Ring Video Doorbell Pro and a free Echo Dot on sale for just $169.

10 best free serif fonts of 2019

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If you need to get serious in your designs, it's good to have a selection of great-looking serif fonts.For more fonts of different types, see our post on the best free fonts.

Boost your PC storage performance by 30x with this free trick

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Boost your PC storage performance by 30x with this free trick



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When it comes to storage, random access memory (RAM) remains the best - in terms of speed - that money can buy, at least until someone comes up with user-installed HBM (high bandwidth memory).A couple of points to note though; firstly, use applications that do not usually use memory for caching.

How to get free books for your Amazon Kindle

Thousands of free Kindle books are out there.Project Gutenberg Seamus Bellamy

With over 57,000 free books to read on your Kindle, Project Gutenberg should keep you busy for a while.

How to Use Google Earth Free Mapping Software

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Google Earth is a free software download from Google that allows you to zoom in to see highly detailed aerial photos or satellite images of any place on the planet earth.Pros


Google Earth is completely free to download and use.