DirectX 11 GPU Benchmark Test

Windows 7 comes with DirectX 11  pre-installed, Microsoft has made it available for Windows Vista as well. If you bought a new DirectX 11 compatible GPU card and are looking to perform a benchmark test then give Heaven Benchmark a shot.Read More

Windows 7 App Launcher SE-TrayMenu

SE-TrayMenu is a free light-weight tool which sits in the system tray and lets you access the most commonly used applications from a simple interface. You can consider it to be an alternative to the Windows Quick Launch feature. It also lets you specify the global hotkeys to access everything you want with one click.Read More

Optimize & Boost Solid State Drives For Longer Life

Solid State Drives have been in the market for the past few years and have gained popularity with the passage of time. Their working mechanism is different than the normal drives as these drives don’t have any moving parts. While a traditional drive has drive motors to spin up the magnetic platters and the drive heads, solid state drives uses solid-state memory. This is why these drives  ensure less power usage, faster data access and higher reliability.Read More

Windows 7 Virtual Desktop Manager

WindowsPager is not a new tool, but the latest update brings seamless integration to Windows 7. It is an opensource portable pager utility for Windows that creates four virtual desktops(also called virtual workspaces).

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Secure Password Storage Is Free Password Manager

Secure Password Storage is the LastPass for Windows desktop. For those who don’t know, LastPass is the popular Firefox password manager add-on. Secure Password Storage has been developed for the easy password storage and retrieval with maximum encryption.Update: AddictiveTips now recommends LockCrypt, a free awesome password and information manager for everyone.Read More

Top 10 Security Addons For Firefox

Firefox is growing faster than what most experts estimated, the number of users using it is now more than the entire US population. At the same time the number of malicious websites is also growing at an astonishing rate.  The online security is vital, lets see what can be done to make your Firefox safer to protect you from online hacking, theft, fraud, etc.Read More

Indo Cleaner 2009 – Clear Most Recently Used Lists In Windows 7

Almost all applications whether it is a browser or any word processing software, manages the list of its recently used/accessed items. For security purpose it is always vital that you should hide the traces of your activity on your computer. Indo Cleaner is a free, light-weight tool which consumes minimum system resources and clears the MRU of Windows Explorer, Windows Applets, Web browsers (Firefox, IE, Opera), Windows Media Player, etc.Read More

Disable Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 8 offers a bunch of cool features and no doubt it works much better then its predecessors. But if you are using some other browsers, such as, Firefox or Chrome due to their security and speed, then you might like to disable Internet Explorer 8 to conserve system resources.Read More

ProcDump – Process Dump Utility For Developers/System Administrators

As a System Administrator or Programmer you require precise logs for the activity and resource consumption for processes so that appropriate measures may be taken to resolve any issue relevant to the processes under observation. ProcDump addresses this requirement and provides the flexibility to gather valuable information in logs regarding the processes which causes CPU Spikes.Read More