View Google Calendar Events Offline With Calendar Client

Google Calendar Client is a small open source desktop application which acts as an events information retriever, enabling users to view all the past and coming events offline without having to connect with internet. As it name suggests, it constantly syncs with Google Calendar(s) to display the dates of important events, including national and religious holidays, etc. By default, it retrieves information from only two Google Calendars, however, you can add as many calendars as you want to fetch diverse type of events information. Furthermore, a small calendar is integrated within the application to let user easily browse through events’ dates. Read More

10 Things To Consider When Buying A Computer

Buying a new laptop or desktop PC can be quite confusing. Many people find it difficult to compare prices, features, processor types,etc to find the right choice in accordance with their requirements. In this post we will tell you the top 10 things to consider before buying a PC. Read More

Complete Internet Repair Resolves Common Connection Issues

There are many instances when your internet connection stops responding or simply does not work due to some unidentifiable reasons. Finding out problems with internet connection is tedious and rather a nuisance, as you have to look up for IP conflicts, DHCP settings, ping supplied DNS servers, manually flush DNS, check hosts file for any sort of in-discrepancies. Wouldn’t it be great if you have a tool which is capable to lookup for problems and resolve all of them with single click? Rizone Complete Internet Repair does exactly that. As the name implies, it claims to be a solution for all possible internet connection related problems. It comes with an error-logging feature, which will greatly help you in restoring the connection back with normal settings. Read More

Secure Files And Information Exchanges Within Your Group

Data managers supporting staunch encryption are available in great numbers, however, most of them are designed for individual purposes offering limited set of features for securing personnel files and folders. Sensitive Data Manager is to some extent different from contemporary encryption-based data managers, it is created for a group of people working in a team, so they can encrypt messages and files to others in order to meet set targets. It allows both strong encryption and decryption of file whilst offering a slew of options to organize project files with convenience. The nice part is that it offers an easy way to exchange encrypted data among chosen team members. Read More

Create Awesome jQuery Image Sliders With Wow Slider

Wow Slider is a free tool for creating awesome jQuery image sliders with fancy templates which are cross-browser compatible. It not only offers seamless way to design custom sliding carousels but let users change almost every possible aspect of the sliders being made, be it image settings, animation style, panel height/width, navigation buttons, and so on, you just have to specify the input values in available input forms to design an intriguing carousel for your website. Read More

How To Setup Your Own Wireless Internet At Home

In the last few years wireless internet has become a necessity for most users rather than a luxury. Although there are many wireless internet packages and devices available from numerous ISPs, yet due to signal constraints it can be difficult to acquire a decent wireless connection in some areas. Users in such scenarios have no option but to rely on ADSL connections for using the internet. In such a case an ISP may or may not provide a package for getting a wireless router installed at your premises. Many a times such packages can be more expensive than simply buying your own wireless router. In this post I will tell you how to configure your own wireless internet in order to make your ADSL connection available for wireless usage. Read More

Apply Automatic Updates To Computers Offline With WSUS Offline Update

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is a server that downloads Windows Automatic Updates and deploys them via the network to other systems. This eliminates the need to apply automatic updates to each system individually. For example, if a large corporation has thousands of computers, it can be near impossible to apply selective updates to each system individually. Leaving the automatic update option enabled for each system will also choke bandwidth as thousands of systems will be downloading updates separately. A remedy to this problem is to make a WSUS server which updates all system even when they are not connected to the internet. WSUS Offline is a freeware that downloads Microsoft's Automatic Updates for the Windows Server Update Services. Read More

Write Single Image File To Multiple USB Flash Drives With ImageUSB

Just a few days back we reviewed multi-boot USB/ISO image creator called XBoot, which allows anyone to create a package of multiple ISO files and then write it to USB in one go. Today we came across ImageUSB, which will be utterly useful for users who write images to USBs on regular basis. ImageUSB is developed on a different concept than XBoot but keeping the very same users in mind. It enables you to write an image file to multiple USB flash drives simultaneously, so you wont need to wait until writing process on one USB gets completed, just plug-in USBs to write data on all of them at once. Read More

Automatically Rotate Desktop Wallpapers According To Weather Conditions

Earlier, we covered AeroWeather – an application which changes your Windows 7 desktop themes according to the weather conditions. The application seems awesome, has an intuitive mechanism to look up temperature of specified area for changing Windows Aero theme. Since every application has some shortcomings, AeroWeather doesn’t allow any sort of customizations from user’s end. To change desktop background, try Weather Desktop Background Changer, which lets you pick a set of custom wallpapers which will be applied automatically according to weather condition of user-defined city. Read More

Manage Software Application Development With DevProject Manager

Devproject Manager is a full-fledged application development management system that caters to almost everything you’d need to get started with development phase. It is developed for software developers to help them with development-specific tools, features, input forms, etc., in order to document each activity which has been going around during development phase. To put it in a nutshell, it offers a hierarchical system to carry on with developing application modules in a required sequence. Since jotting down every little detail from development team member is essential, it comes with an efficient version history management to streamline the updates, logs, error reports, etc. Be it any development model you are indenting to deploy, it has an ability to handle each model’s process smartly. Read More

Convert Any Segment Of Media Files To Audio Format With Free Audio Extractor

We have covered some audio extractors in the past but nothing like GikSoft's Free Audio Extractor. If you are looking to convert Flv, Mp4, Avi, Wmv, Asf, Mov, Mp3, Wma, M4a, Aac, Wav or Mp2 media files to different audio formats (Mp3, Wav, Ogg, Flac, and Wma), then this application is for you. So why this tool, you may ask? The straightforward user interface, fast processing speed, and option to extract and convert any segment of the media, makes it a must-have utility. Don't take our word, give it a shot yourself. The guys at GikSoft are also behind the useful Free Media Capture utility that we covered back in Summer, 2010. Read More

Monitor And Troubleshoot Multiple Hosts (Networks) With Pinkie

You must have noticed that over the last few days we have covered some articles regarding network troubleshooting via the command prompt. There are many GUI (Graphical User Interface) based network troubleshooting tools as well that can help you trace a route, ping multiple hosts, perform forward and reverse DNS lookup, etc. Pinkie is a suite of network troubleshooting utilities pack into one easy-to-use graphical interface, that allows users to troubleshoot multiple network related problems. Read More

Install xDROID HD Lite Sense ROM With Overclocking On HTC Desire HD

With its huge 4.3” screen, HTC Desire HD is definitely one of the big players in the Android world. If you are a proud owner of this Android 2.2 FroYo phone, you can now give it a fresh new life by installing the rooted xDROID HD Lite custom ROM with HTC Sense and overclocking of up to 1.22GHz. Read on after the break for the feature list, download link and installation instructions. Read More

Install Magnolia Sense ROM On HTC Droid Incredible

When it comes to custom Android ROMs, most HTC device users have to sacrifice the HTC Sense UI because of the difficulty involved in porting it to custom ROMs. However, there are a few ROMs available with the Sense UI intact and further customizations added. xDROID HD Lite is one such ROM for the HTC Droid Incredible, that includes a transparent Sense UI. More details, download link and installation instructions after the jump. Read More

Install Steam ROM On Samsung Galaxy S I9000

Now this is an interesting one. This Android ROM for Samsung Galaxy S is called Steam ROM and is nothing like most other ROMs, as it is based on the custom built Steam kernel, contains a custom recovery other than the widely used ClockworkMod recovery or Amon_Ra recovery, and a post-flashing configuration tool that gives users a lot of useful options. Continue reading after the jump for details, download link and installation instructions. Read More

Install Android 2.3 Gingerbread Themed CyanogenMod ROM On HTC Aria

To take a break from all the AOSP based Gingerbread ROMs that we’ve been recently featuring for Android devices, we are now bringing you a CyanogenMod 6.1.1 ROM for the HTC Aria that’s been themed with Gingerbread looks while being based on Android 2.2.1 FroYo. If you are an HTC Aria owner who wants all the features CyanogenMod is famous for, along with the latest Gingerbread looks that everyone wants, continue reading after the break. Read More

Create CPU Usage Rules And Keep Application Usage In Defined Range With Process Tamer

It happens quite so often that system bogs down while using an encoder to convert one hefty media file format, this is because of some threads start utilizing all the available resources of CPU, causing user to wait until the completion of process. You might have encountered such problems with an application which is buggy in terms of consuming too much of memory or CPU resources. Apparently there isn’t anything you can do with the application or program's instance which is bogging down your system but to close it down for restoring CPU to normal state. Process Tamer is a small application which is designed to address such CPU-resource utilization problems. It claims to be efficient in taming down the specified application’s CPU usage to let you carry on with your work without any disruption. Read More

Create New Windows Extensions And Change File Associations With ExtMan

Earlier, I’ve covered two file association and extension managers for Windows, namely, FileTypesMan and Gunner File Type Editor (GFTE), the latter has slew of options to handle the extensions and to change default application file associations. However, FileTypesMan from famous Nirsoft, lists down both associated and non-associated extensions. ExtMan is somewhat close to GFTE in terms of creating and changing new extensions and file associations respectively. One thing which gets it over the line is its minimalistic interface flaunting with all essential options. Read More