When there are loads of appointments and different schedules, the best way to keep track of them is when they are in front of us. Ofcourse there are simple to-do list managers out there, but I have never felt comfortable with them. Personally most people(including me) are used to sticky notes which are quite easy-to-use. All you have to do is write and paste them on your monitor. Read More
While using a USB Drive most people must have observed that BSOD(Blue Screen Of Death) show up if the memory usage is high. Simple USB Logger
is a free tool that monitors all traffic data of the USB Drive. This can help users who want to determine what problem is occurring in a situation which then further helps in pinpointing the exact problem.
If you want to share your USB Drive over the LAN or simply want to access it remotely then USB Redirector Lite is the perfect app for such situations. It can also come useful in situations where you are at office and want to access the external hard drive connected to your home computer. Read More
FSlint (FileSystem Lint)
is a cool application which lets you identify and remove duplicates from your Ubuntu system. It is a very powerful and rich tool that has the capacity to find duplicate files, installed packages, bad name clashes, temp files, bad links, empty directories, and redundant whitespace. Go through the following simple steps to install and use it.
is a user-friendly Internet and PC cleaning utility that allows you to delete all of your internet activities and the unwanted temporary files. It can clean the browsing history, visited links, cookies, images, and chat logs. Apart from all this, it also acts as a File Shredder and Cookie Browser. It shreds important files in such a way that it makes it difficult even for the sneakiest file-recovery tools to find them.
Laptops are widely used now-a-days and so many people don't know how to take good care of its most important element, the battery. BatteryCare
is a freeware tool which accurately monitors the battery performance of your system and provides useful information such as total capacity, voltage, CPU temperature, and the manufacturer’s information. It is also capable of tracking the battery’s discharge cycle. This tool may also automatically select the power plan you prefer.
This post has been updated to explain how to monitor laptop's battery performance in Windows 8. The article was updated on April 3, 2012.
With the internet maturing at a very fast pace, many antivirus developers are moving to the cloud. With fast broadband speeds at every home and remote servers over the cloud, scanning and cleaning viruses is getting more faster and easier than before. In July we mentioned about Panda Cloud Antivirus
, since then lots of other cloud antivirus software have emerged including BitDefender Quick Scan
and some others.
is a free tool that temporarily disables all useless background services and improves processor power so that you can play all the latest games smoothly. According to multiple reports it not only improves the game speed but also improves the performance when working with memory heavy Image and Video editing software.
LongBar is a tile-based sidebar for Windows. It is based on Windows Longhorn Sidebar. Microsoft later replaced the Longhorn sidebar with Windows Gadgets. Those users who still love the retro Longhorn sidebar can use it once again thanks to Stealth2009 and the LongBar Project Group, who have resurrecting it back from the dead. Read More
is a newly launched service that has a large database of songs. You can listen and download to any song you want. What it is does is quite simple, it searches for songs in mp3 format in various popular file sharing servers, if it finds any then it will return the result along with two options – Listen or Download.
We usually don’t cover topics like finance but with this recession most people have started watching the stock prices more attentively. Recently I came across a useful tool called AlQuant Simple Downloader
that allows user to download stock price data to their computer quickly.
Want to convert a Microsoft Word document to SharePoint(MOSS)? Well now it is quite easy to convert Word documents into SharePoint content. Word To Share(Word To Moss) is a free tool developed solely for this purpose. Since it is an additional feature for SharePoint, you will also find a document(downloaded separately) with complete guide to using it. Read More
Twitter is the fastest growing online service these days and according to multiple surveys more than 60% users don’t visit the Twitter page, they control everything through Twitter desktop clients. But if you are looking for a simple twitter client with some very basic functionality, then it is going to be tough. Read More
We often come across lots of RAR archive files over the Internet and download them to our Ubuntu systems. By defualt the archive manager for ubuntu does not support RAR files and it is unable to work with them. You will need to enable RAR support, if you want to use RAR files in Ubuntu. Its pretty simply, just go though the following simple steps to achieve it.
The security of data is vital now-a-days, common tools for securing data use the password protection mechanism. Such a tool simply sets a password on the specific data file, so that a password is required in order to access the data file . But in this way, everyone gets the idea that it is a password protected file. WAVE Cipher
is a small and easy to use tool that enables you to encipher and password-protect any file into a harmless looking WAV file. You can also decipher the file back to its original form. Thus your important data file is converted into a wav file and if some one tries to open it, he/she will only listen to some noise.
IPD is a BlackBerry Backup File and MagicBerry
is a free tool that allows user to extract certain databases such as, SMS Messages, Phone Call Logs, Address Book(Contacts), Service Book, Tasks, Memos, Calendar and export them.
If you are looking for a software to record screen activity and save it to a video file, then you have come to the right place. For the past one year I have been looking for such a software, but couldn’t find any free ones out there. Recently a new tool named Free Screen To Video
has launched which is a perfect screencast tool with great video output.
USB Image Tool is a free software that allows user to make a complete backup image of their USB Drive and then later Restore it when the need arises. What makes it unique is that fact that it allows you to create multiple backup images of your USB Drive. Read More
Since Windows 7 launch is coming near, everyone is asking me for a good way to make their USB bootable and then installing Windows 7 from it. Ofcourse installing Windows from USB is much more faster, so it makes sense to install it from there.
In my previous post I reviewed MOV Download Tool, a program that downloads QuickTime videos(MOV file format). It turns out all trailers in Yahoo Movies site are streamed in MOV format too, but they use QTL format for their playlist which is another QuickTime format. QTL stands for QuickTime Media Link and is not so well-known format. Read More