Haze Over Applies Fade Effects On Inactive Windows To Reduce Distraction [Mac]

If you’re doing some project work which compels you to deal with multiple workspaces, it becomes quite a nuisance when you have to move from one app to another to cross-check some references, compare lists, etc. With newly developed Haze Over app, you can pretty much mitigate the loss that multiple active applications may incur over your focus. It is menu bar app for Mac which is responsible to fade underlying (not active) windows, so users can keep their focus straight on current workspace while keeping tab on other windows but with less distraction. As a result, this increases the overall productivity. Read More

Design Flow Charts, UML Diagrams And Plot Math Expressions With Diagram Designer

Diagram Designer is a powerful vector graphics editor which is written to quickly design flowcharts, diagrams and slide shows. Unlike many other diagram creators, apart from being helpful for beginners, it comes with a slew of elements which professionals may require while designing system structures. Diagram designer is not as powerful as MS Visio, but offers a handful of pre-designed shapes and graphics to create Unified Modeling Language diagrams, such as, Flowchart, State diagram, Activity diagram, etc., without having to define data sets for mapping them to diagram manually. You will find a huge library for UML diagram symbols and shapes to design even those diagrams which need shapes of different modeling techniques. Diagram Designer can export diagram into WMF, EMF, BMP, JPG, PNG and PCX format. Along with diagram creation tools, it comes with simple graph plotter to plot mathematical expressions, so you wont have to define axis manually neither it requires you to set labels and other graph elements to properly place values. Read More

Add Subtitles In PowerPoint 2010 Audio And Video File With STAMP

STAMP is an open source add-in for PowerPoint 2010 (and PowerPoint 2007) to caption or to create subtitle for videos and audio files that are included in your presentation. Caption, just as with images, can be added to describe the part of video or audio being played. Subtitling audio and video files comes handy in many situations. You may want to caption the video or audio before presenting your points to people with different dialect. So they can easily understand what is being spoken in video or audio which you are presenting. It offers a simple way for adding subtitles to inserted audio and video files. It presents a media player with basic playback and navigation controls to select part of audio/video for adding description. You can add captions to inserted video/audio without having to worry about sorting them in an order, as it can sort all the added captions according to the defined timelines with a single click. Read More

Manage Contacts, SMS, Music, Photos Of Any Android Device With Wondershare MobileGo

An application which packs all the management features for organizing contacts, SMS, music and videos, can bring a lot of comfort in streamlining phone data. Wondershare MobileGo is such an Android data management utility which makes managing your phone data utterly seamless. It was developed to assist users in managing their contact list, messages, music files and movies, and photo albums. Apart from having obvious features of a data management utility, such as, data transfer,  synchronizing latest changes, backup and restore data, it provides powerful SMS management to view and delete messages with facility to send messages and show recently received messages on the fly. Furthermore, you can select all the messages in your inbox and export them in TXT format to any local location. Contact list management is simple yet intuitive. It allows sending messages directly to multiple recipients, export only selected contacts from the list, and edit contact information. Read More

Install Honeycomb Live Wallpaper On Android

Android and Live wallpapers are pretty much synonymous these days. If you got it, flaunt it! Well, Android devices certainly can. With so many live wallpapers out since the craze spread like a virus, too many live wallpapers have surfaced. A lot of which we’re afraid to say were, “meh”. So it’s only natural that when some really cool wallpapers surface, you scream out like little kids and jump at the first chance of sharing it with your friends. We share with you, Honeycomb Live Wallpaper for Android! Read on to see what the wallpaper boasts and how to install it on your phone!

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Install MIUI Custom Camera App On Samsung Galaxy S / Vibrant

Now when Samsung put in the wonderful 5Mp camera into the Vibrant, we think they got a little too carried away with the touch to focus functionality. More on that in a while, the interface is big and too bold taking up almost 3/4th of the screen when you’re trying configure any settings. While that may not bother some and appeal to some, we find it too cluttered. And whatever happened to swiping your fingers across the menu to scroll through the various options? The MIUI Camera app, tries to fix all that. Read on for more on this app. Read More

Install CyanogenMod 7 Custom ROM On Sony Ericsson Xperia X8

And you thought your Xperia X8 was aging? Not quiet, not when the Gingerbread based CyanogenMod 7 is out there for your device. This ROM was made possible courtesy of XDA-Developers forum member, jerpelea. The ROM is an RC1 release right now but work is underway for an upgrade to RC2. For more on this ROM and how to install it on your Xperia X8, read on! Read More

Easily Change Windows Remote Desktop Connection Port With RDP Changer

By default, Remote Desktop listens on port 3389. If you want to change this port, there is no easy way to do it in Windows. You might have to tweak with the registry from “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TerminalServer\WinStations\RDP-Tcp” (via regedit) in order to change your remote desktop port. Lets say you have different computers using the remote desktop connection but require them to be running on different ports. Or require configuring firewalls for which you will need to know the Remote Desktop port. This may be so because the Remote Desktop port can be used without opening up any extra ports when working on firewalls. RDP Changer is a simple application that allows instantly changing the Remote Desktop port. Just launch RDP Changer, enter a port name and click Change. Read More

Install Honeycomb SDK Port On Sony Ericsson Xperia X8

Right now, Honeycomb and Gingerbread is all the rage in the Android world. Especially when it means giving a new lease of life to older devices that still pack enough of a punch to run these versions of Google’s Android OS. Today, we cover yet another Honeycomb SDK Port, this time on the Sony Ericsson Xperia X8. Before we say more, this ROM is strictly for developers, or anyone who is willing to test it out to help make this port a stable one for the Xperia X8. For more information on this ROM and how to flash to to your device, read on! Read More

Perform Network Security Auditing With Nmap Security Scanner

Nmap is an open source tool for network auditing and exploration. It can help system and network administrators discover available hosts and find out what services and operating systems they are running. It supports many advanced mapping and port scanning techniques and assists network inventory creation, service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or service uptime. It uses raw IP packets to determine the available hosts, operating system types, services, packet filters an firewalls are in use on the network. Read More

WebReader Is Cross-Platform Google Reader Desktop Client

WebReader is an Adobe Air based Google Reader client for desktop.  It makes it easy to manage Google Reader subscriptions right from the desktop with options to view feeds in three viewing modes including Full, Summary, and Titles. With WebReader you can quickly manage all your subscriptions, add new feed list, and perform all the other feeds related tasks that are available in Google Reader with convenience. Read More

Get Serendipity Custom ROM For Samsung Captivate

Samsung Captivate, captivated the hearts of many Samsung fans. The 4” Super-AMOLED screen along with 1GHz process and half a Gigabyte of RAM made it one of the coolest Android releases out there. The stock version however came with Android 2.1 Éclair. If you’re into custom ROM’s and are looking for a ROM to unleash on your excellent piece of hardware. We bring to you ‘Serendipity 6.2’, currently one of the hottest custom ROM’s built for your device. If you want to try out this ROM, read on for a list of salient features as well as a step-by-step guide to install the ROM and get it running your captivate! Read More

Install Gingerbread Based MIUI Custom ROM On Samsung Galaxy S

We have covered the Gingerbread based MIUI ROM for the Samsung Captivate, now we have the same ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S. The MIUI 2.3.3 ROM boasts the Gingerbread backbone and combines all the goodness of the MIUI ROM. If you don’t know what the MIUI ROM is, see our complete guide on what is MIUI ROM for Android? If you do, continue reading on for more on this ROM and how to install it! Read More

Repair And Fix 3 Button Combo On Samsung Captivate

Got a Samsung Captivate and found yourself unable to reboot it into recovery and download modes using the three button combinations that are standard for Samsung Galaxy S Series devices? Don't fret and give up hope on yours, as we now have a way to easily enable these combinations again once they have been disabled. For more information and the complete procedure, read on after the jump! Read More

Install Gingerbread Based MIUI Custom ROM On Samsung Captivate

MIUI ROMs have been known to be, for the lack of a better word, very pretty. With a fusion of UI from all the major platforms such as Samsung’s Touch Wiz or the iPhone’s iOS, MIUI ROMs are worth at least being given a run on your Android device. For a detailed guide on what MIUI ROMs are all about, see our complete guide on what is MIUI ROM for Android? So if you own a Samsung Captivate this ROM is now available to run on your phone and what’s even better is the fact that it’s based on the Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread OS. For more on this ROM and how to install it, read on! Read More

Minitube For Windows Brings YouTube Player Without Flash To Desktop

Minitube, a widely known desktop YouTube player for Linux and Mac OS, has just been released for Windows OS. Users who were missing this awesome lightweight application can bring YouTube to their Windows desktop with almost all the features. Those who don’t have any clue about MiniTube, it’s a simple YouTube utility, which allows you to stream and download YouTube videos into any available video quality. You can easily search for YouTube channels, filter videos, switch between different video qualities, and importantly, download YouTube video in any quality. Many YouTube desktop players which are available out there can’t hold candle to what Minitube has to offer. First, it doesn’t use Adobe Flash player to stream videos, which means that netbook and laptop users will save more battery power while streaming videos through Minitube rather than using memory hog browser integrated Flash Player, secondly, the options to switch video quality and to download selected videos on the fly, do get it over the line. Read More

How To Unbrick Or Restore Samsung Captivate

Nothing is wore than the sinking feeling when your phone refuses to do something that it was supposed to. The feeling gets a lot worst if what it was supposed to do was boot into the operating system or in some terminal cases, not boot at all. Most of these times, the hardware itself is fine, its just some firmware level issue not letting the phone boot normally. If you have just experienced any of the above described feelings and the feelings were inculcated by a Samsung Captivate, we’re here to tell you there is still hope. You can still have your phone back to normal if you follow the below mentioned steps: Read More

Media Converter For Mac Is Simple Yet Advanced Video Converter

If you’re not a videophile, you must be comfortable using a media converter with minimal set of conversion options and simple usage, like,  Media Converter. It fulfills almost all sort of daily media conversions needs with extremely simple usage to encode media files. You just have to drag a file over the interface to begin the conversion process. It is open source and uses ffmpeg codec, so a variety of media formats are supported, AVI, WMV, MKV, RM, and MOV, to name a few. For your convenience, it comes with a list of presets to save you time for adjusting conversion options and other A/V parameters. If you need to create a preset or customize existing one, doing so in Media Converter is fairly simple. Read More

Find, Download And Manage Latest Episodes Of TV Shows With TVTrigger Torrent Client

TVTrigger is a one-stop solution for organizing and downloading TV serials with an option to keep you updated with upcoming featured TV serials and shows. It is a torrent client that can can search, filter, and manage the TV serials while updating you on widely celebrated serials with total number of downloadable episodes. Additionally, it categorizes TV serials and shows in different genres, so you can easily search through the listings. If you like to keep tab on latest  TV shows, it comes with video feeds subscription system to let you know when recently broadcasted episode(s) of TV shows will be available for download. Read More