If you use Gmail frequently, you will find that searching for a specific photo, video, document, or any file inside your emails is quite difficult. Sure, you can use the build-in Gmail Search box but it is better used for searching emails, finding the right photos or any other file still remains a difficult task.
This is where Xoopit comes in. It is a small handy add-on for Firefox that customizes your Gmail so that finding photos, videos and other files becomes a piece of cake. In short, Xoopit converts your simple old inbox into a social inbox.
Do you want to scan some notes, but don’t have a scanner? If you have a digital camera you can now convert it into a simple scanner with the help of Snapter. It is one powerful application that turns your digital camera into a fully featured scanner. All you have to do is take a photos of your notes or some pages from the book clearly and the rest is handled by this program automatically. Read More
If you have tons of useful applications and programs that you use frequently, accessing them all is quite a difficult task. Putting them all as a desktop shortcut can make your desktop look cluttered. There are hundreds of tools that allow you to launch programs quickly. Recently I came across such a tool called LaunchBar Commander. At first I thought it was just another tool, but surprisingly it came out to be more than what I expected. Read More
Do you want to tweak your graphic card, maybe you are looking to optimize or overclock it? In any case RivaTuner does a good job. It is a powerful tweaking software that supports all Nvidia Graphic cards and many popular ATI ones. Read More
Are you getting any one of these errors when you try to delete or move a file,
- Cannot delete or move [filename]: There has been a sharing violation. The source or destination file may be in use.
- Cannot delete or move [filename]: It is being used by another person or program. Close any programs that might be using the file and try again.
These errors are caused when the process is locked down. Closing the file or killing the process is the best method here. Read More
I recently came across an online service that lets you make calls to North America, i.e, USA and Canada for free. CallingAmerica is a free web based service, that allows you to call your friends, family or co-workers for free. Seems unbelievable, right? The service is supported by ads, you just have to register and make unlimited number of calls. That’s it. Read More
Do you want to convert Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or Excel into PDF document
? You can do it now with Bullzip PDF Printer
. It creates a printer which allows you to print any MS document into PDF file
Do you want to find out some details about your hard disk such as the temperature, health, features, speed, etc? CrystalDiskInfo is an excellent little app that shows you the complete details about your hard disk including it’s serial number, buffer size, etc. Read More
Recently I came across a small handy tool called Ketarin
which automatically downloads the latest version of the software setup packages for you. Suppose you have installed VLC Media player on your computer, now you can run Ketarin and track VLC Media Player by adding it to the list, if the new version is available it will automatically download it for you.
In short, it does not keep your system up-to-date, it only downloads the latest setup packages
, thus keeping your setup packages up-to-date
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To celebrate a Happy New Year, I am giving away 3 MozyHome
Yearly licenses to my readers. If you don't know what MozyHome is, check out my praises for this product here
. These 3 yearly licenses have unlimited space allowing you to backup thousands of thousands(in fact unlimited) number of files.
You must be thinking what’s the use of Mozy anyway? Well, It can come handy if any of the following happens with you,
- Your laptop gets stolen.
- Your Computer crashes due to a virus and becomes corrupted
- Your Important Files or Family Photos/Videos gets accidentally deleted.
And many other reasons…