The one great feature that happened to television sets was the sleep timer which allows you to set the time after which the television can go into standby mode. This definitely helps as many people fall asleep while watching the television. I definitely used this quite a lot on televisions but unfortunately I use the [...]Read More
Anyone who has had some experience working with Linux would have heard, if not used PuTTY. For those unaware, PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows & Unix platforms and it comes with an xterm emulator. It is tiny little utility loved by Linux geeks. Working a lot with Linux servers [...]Read More
Are you the kind of a person who always keeps working on data across different drives and disks – moving them and copying them over and over. Then, most probably, the inbuilt Windows file copier is very inefficient to you. You can’t pause copying files, and if you’re in the middle of copying 100 files [...]Read More
Many a time you may have applications or websites open that you may now want anyone else to see. The best thing one can do to hide such things from others is completely close the application itself. For example you are watching a funny video at work and may not want your colleagues or far more worse you boss to catch you at it. This is definitely not the best solution as you will have to start the application back up again once they have left.Read More
DivX are offering a their Pro version for free for a limited time. The pro version of DivX comes with a DivX Converter and DivX Pro Codec. DivX offers you high quality videos at lower storage space.Read More
When you buy a new Desktop PC or a new Laptop they come with lots of softwares pre-installed other than the operating system. Many of these may be useless to you and are part of the deals OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) have with software sellers where they pre-install their softwares into the machines.Read More
If you use your laptop in multiple places you may know how hard it is to keep changing network settings over and over again. For example you may use the laptop at your home, office or even at your local start bucks coffee shop. Every time you go to a new place there is a new network configuration you have to setup.Read More
Taking notes about ideas is one of the best things you can do to ensure you never forget them. There may be many such tools to help you take notes and remember about them later on, but today I will introduce you to something that absolutely steals the best spot and also finds a place in my must have applications.Read More
Usually many of us have lots of different applications open at a single time which are accessible through the task bar. You may not want to use all the applications but still want them to be open. For example I use Windows Live Writer quite often but I do not use it all the time. The reason to keep the applications open is that I can easily and quickly access any application I want to without waiting for the delay to start them up. Leaving all the applications on takes up much of the task bar space.Read More
Many blogs and websites use images to spice up their posts. Most of them are screen shots or images that have been created using image editing tools. Images can be easily copied by any person and used on their own sites passing of the images as their own. There is not much you can do about it as finding and tracking such image thieves is almost impossible.Read More
With advent of online technology it has become quite easy to edit your pictures online or give it some special effects online photoshop style or if you are a website owner you could also create your favicon for free all of this absolutely free. I have always failed miserably in creating gif animations and after a point left even trying to create it. I could not find any suitable online tool to create animations but that was only until now.Read More
I had earlier written about how you can transform your Windows XP to look like Windows Vista and how to get Windows Vista sounds for Windows XP. Though both those tricks would make your Windows XP look and sound like Windows Vista you would still manually have to install each and every software. Vista Transformation [...]Read More
Applications these days eat up large resources and memory. Checking memory usage is important and is only good for your computer. I’m presenting you with details on four nifty tools that just serve the purpose of checking memory usage in Windows: SysTrayMeter – Download Requiring no installation, this little tool sits in the system tray [...]Read More
Backing up data is a very critical part of your day to day computer life. To keep your files secure and safe from data crashes you should regulalry back up your data.
But how long can you sustain buying expensive backup devices and medias to keep your data safe. Backing up data is a costly affair if you have a lot of data to backup.Read More
Time to give another Desktop software the boot. With so many free and easy to use online picture editors avialable it is bye bye photoshop for me.
Though the online picture editors are not yet up to the mark to be used by professional designers, for folks like us who just want to create some snapshots for our blogs, these could prove to be quite useful.