How To Automatically Backup Android Phone In Disk Mode

Do you want your Android phone to automatically get backed up to a local drive when connected with the computer? There are tools out there like Drive Backup and BackUp Anywhere which can backup the USB drive automatically when connected with the system. For an Android device, you just have to connect it in Disk Mode, so that it acts like a USB drive and use any one tool to automatically backup all files. Read More

Easily Block Windows Applications In One Click

Do you want to prevent access to a bunch of applications? Forget about hacking or those long tiresome procedures. App Admin is a nifty little portable tool which will handle it for you. Developed by the same author behind the previously reviewed DNS Jumper, all you have to do is drag and drop the application, check those which you want to block, and hit “Restart Explorer”. Simple as that! Read More

Disable Touchpad To Prevent Accidental Clicks When Typing On Notebook

Laptop Touchpads can be a blessing or a curse depending on whom you ask. I know many who refuse to use laptop touchpads because they find it annoying, be it accidental clicks, wrong clicks, or simply difficult to use. Touchpads are something laptop reviewers always jump at because it forms the important part of the whole functionality. One of the biggest annoyance users have to face are accidental clicks when they are typing. The problem can get out of hand particulary if you're pressed for space on your work desk. With me personally it has happened multiple times - once while composing an email, I accidentally closed the browser window. The best touchpads I have used so far is that of Macbook, both Macbook Air and Macbook Pro, but even then you cannot disable the touchpad automatically when typing. There are some laptop manufacturers who have built an option in the touch pad to disable it, making it easier to type but enabling and disabling it multiple times can itself be tedious, especially when you have a lot of typing to do. Read More

Remove GeoTag From Photos To Protect Your Location

Most new smartphones and cameras are equipped with geo tags functionality. Every photo you take from such devices are geo tagged, i.e, your exact latitude and longitude are hidden inside the metadata. Therefore, sharing such photos online not only gives predators your information but also the exact location where the photo was taken. Read More

Search And Filter Opened Tabs In Firefox [Extension]

Tab Filter/Tab Search is an extension for Firefox to filter opened tabs through user-defined search criteria and filtering expressions. Using this extension, users can apply a filter to show only those tabs which falls under the specified search criteria. You also have options to filter only Title, URL, or both on same searching planes whilst applying the regular expressions. Read More

View IMDb Movie Ratings In Google Chrome [Extension]

IMDb is unarguably the biggest movie database on the web space, having information regarding almost every flick (flop or theater rocked) which has been released, along with all the upcoming releases. Go To IMDb is a small extension for Google Chrome which eliminates the need of visiting IMDb manually (by opening the website each time) to check the movie ratings. Read More

Run Internet Explorer 9 Without Addons In Safe Mode

Internet Explorer 9 has a complete overhaul but like other browsers, it is also prone to crashes. Most of the crashes takes place due to add-ons. Users who are facing constant crashes might want to start IE 9 in safe mode (add-ons disabled). There are three ways in which you can start IE9 in safe mode. Read More

Run Windows Explorer Folders In A Separate Process To Prevent System Freeze

Remember those days when you popped in a CD or connected a USB device to your system and it will hang indefinitely, also called system freeze. There are many other actions that can lead to system freeze and most of them have to do with Explorer Windows. System freeze can be unexpected and can even hit your powerful i7 core system running Windows 7, nothing can escape its clutches and the only solution most users are left up with is to restart their system. Read More

Jailbreak iPhone 3GS On iOS 4.2 With PwnageTool 4.01

iH8sn0w has announced a new version of jailbreak tool, sn0wbreeze, that will jailbreak iPhone 3G/3GS and iPod Touch 2G MC /3G on iOS 4.1 and 4.2. Although it is announced that soon these tools will be available for public consumption, but still there is no estimated time of release associated. In case you are getting impatient and want to upgrade your iPhone 3GS to iOS 4.2 and jailbreak, then you can do it through PwnageTool 4.01. Read More

Optimize Your Windows PC For Gaming

It is a common understanding among gamers that Windows system is not optimized for gaming by default. Yes, having a faster CPU and GPU always helps (which is the first thing gamers will recommend when you complain about lag) but do you share files, use Windows Media Center, or perform other tasks whilst playing a game in full resolution? Definitely not. This is why Game Fire is so useful because it helps in limiting and turning off many functionality of Windows which is not required to play games. This in turn also saves some system resources so that they can be used by the game instead, thus giving you a slightly better overall performance. Read More

Save Energy Of Your Windows Home Server With SmartPower [Power Management]

SmartPower is an useful application which acts as a Windows service to save both energy and money by letting you configure system’s power usage. According to the developer, it is written to mitigate the excessive power consumption of Windows Home Servers, Torrent/download boxes, and HTPCs. The application runs as a service and comes with configuration window, where rules to manipulate power can be configured. So how does it save energy? By hibernating and resuming your Windows PC according to configurable rules. Read More

Clock On Tray Extends Windows 7 Default System Tray Clock [Giveaway]

Clock On Tray is a complete Windows system tray clock and calendar extension. By default, system tray clock does not provide many options except some basic functionality. Also most developers do not bother giving attention to this part of Windows. This nifty little application hosts a great deal of features, tools, and different options which abets user in carrying out diverse tasks and also to schedule them promptly with an intuitive alarm system deployed within. It comes with some beautiful visually aesthetic themes which helps a user in customizing the system clock to match Windows theme. Read More

How To: Wireless Tether Sprint Samsung Epic 4G

With the advancements in mobile broadband technology, high speed 4G broadband connections are becoming more and more popular on smartphones. A huge benefit of subscribing to these connections is not only the ability to access high speed internet on the device itself on the go, but also to use this high speed internet connection of the phone on your other devices as well, using wired or wireless tethering. In what follows, we will take a look at how to enable this for the popular Samsung Epic 4G on Sprint. Read More

View Detailed System, Windows, Hardware, Network Related Information With SIV

System Information Viewer (SIV) holds an huge array of system information, catering to generic hardware resources, complete Windows information, graphics (VGA, GPU), USB ports and plugged-in USB devices, Network related information, Disk volumes, Wi-Fi specific ports (SSiDs, TCP information, Bluetooth), PCI Buses and lot more. Previously we have covered similar tools like, Speccy and SIW (System Information for Windows), this application is more advanced in terms of system elements’ details it brings with an extensive information about all the connected peripherals, Bus slots, and other devices related directly with system. Read More

Change Windows File Associations And Extensions Context Menu Options

Types is a utility which can be used as an alternative for Windows file association. In Windows, associating file types with the pre-installed application is easy, since you are prompted each time on running a new type of file. Types offers a much easier way to do it, it lists down all the application’s extensions under one window along with a great number of options to manipulate them in any way you like. Read More

Root/Unroot Samsung Epic 4G With A Single Click

Earlier we posted the ADB method of rooting Samsung Epic 4G which proved out to be a hunch for many entry level rooting enthusiasts. There is another method available now that will root your Epic 4G with a single click! Single click rooting methods are in-trend now as no one wants to get in ADB or Goldcard etc. Read More

Student DOG Organizer Is A Perfect Organizer For Students [Back To School]

Student DOG Organizer is an application to help students heading back to schools and is developed by David Capka, a recently graduated student to help other students. According to the developer, the idea is to help students keep different school-related activates in order. Since the ‘Back To School’ session has already started, most students will find this all-in-one organizer immensely helpful since it helps in organizing school-specific tasks, such as, marking calendars for specific activities, keeping track of lessons and classes, adding contacts, writing notes, and much more. Read More

Insert Collapse / Expand Options In Word Document [More Add-in]

More is an exceptional MS Word add-in for creating collapsibles, i.e, option for collapsing and expanding the content in the document. It supports both Word 2007 and Word 2010, offering a wide range of complementary features and tools to assist users in creating/inserting collapsible into different sections of document. While supporting macros for creating collapse/expand options, you will also be able to apply them over headings, numbered/unnumbered lists, apply styles, and edit its collapsible markers. Read More

MultiMon Lite Brings Real-Time System Monitoring To Windows 7

MultiMon Lite is a real-time system monitoring tool for power users who need to check highly detailed outputs of an extensive range of system activities. The application is designed to know the running instances, system-related activities and to find out the their details. It is capable of monitoring File system, File API, Registry, System devices, Keystrokes, Mouse clicks and Clipboard. The Lite version has apparently one drawback, it lacks exporting of information, however you can buy Pro version to use the full-featured application. The latest version now supports both Windows 7 and Vista Service Pack 2. Read More