How To Access Windows Home Server 2011 Online From The Cloud

Windows Home Server 2011 indeed has far more interactive Remote Access feature than its previous version. In fact an excellent utility that Vail provides for its users is the Remote Web Access feature. In this post we will tell you how to access your home server from the cloud using the Remote Web Access option in Windows Home Server 2011. Note: the system attempting remote access will require having the connector software installed, to see how to do that you can check our post on How To Connect A PC or Mac To Windows Home Server 2011. Read More

How To Configure Backup Options In Windows Home Server 2011

A new feature of Windows Home Server 2011 is that users can create a backup of the client PC’s backup database. This means that the backup of a system can be further saved to the home server. Furthermore, when the connector software is removed from an old PC, users are given the option to backup data from that system to the home server. In this post we will tell you how to configure Backup for your client system in Windows Home Server 2011. Read More

How To Install Windows Home Server 2011

Installing Windows Home Server 2011 can be a bit tricky due to its distinct nature as compared to other Microsoft based operating systems. For instance, it does not install unless you have at least 160GB of hard disk space available. Make sure you check out the system specifications before installing Windows Server 2011 on a computer. In this post we will walk you through the steps involved in installing Windows Server 2011. Read More

How To Change Default Internet Explorer Settings In Windows Home Server 2011

One thing that the Windows Home Server 2011 has inherited from Microsoft are the paranoid Internet Explorer security settings. As mentioned in an earlier post these settings can be quite a hurdle in browsing and downloading content freely on a Windows based server. The change of settings are quite similar to configurations in Windows Server 2008 for which you can see our post here. In this post we will tell you how to change these settings in Windows Home Server 2011. Read More

Fully Optimize And Repair Your System With Glary Utilities

Glary Utilities is a complete system optimization and repair utility that provides options for registry and disk clean up, privacy protection, performance acceleration, internet speed optimization, safeguard of confidential files and performance maintenance. The aforementioned features are available in its free version, whereas, it also has a paid version. It has an easy to use interface that can allow even a lay user to understand and use the available options for system maintenance and optimization. You can get a comprehensive list of categories and sub-categories for protecting, cleaning and optimizing your system in easy steps. For instance, its Cleanup and Repair module provides disk and registry cleanup, shortcut fixing and an uninstallation (for unwanted programs) options. Likewise, the Privacy and Security module provides file encryption, recovery, shredding and trace erasing features. In case you simply wish to perform system maintenance without going through the hassle of configuring advanced options, you can do so from the main interface in a few clicks, as explained below. Read More

How To Change VLC Subtitles Settings

Aside from plethora of video/audio specific features, the best aspect of VLC is that you can customize almost everything it has to offer, be it video rendering, audio settings, effects, GPU acceleration, you can excavate deep inside it and tweak with its various features. Since many users prefer VLC for watching movies and dramas with subtitles, you may want to change the default settings to make subtitles appear in a required fashion. VLC allows its user to change subtitle text color, font size and font family, text position, and overlay effects. This post will cover changing subtitle settings in VLC. Read More

Install Rooted Stock Android 2.2 FroYo On HTC Legend

While there have been many custom Android 2.2 FroYo ROMs ported to HTC Legend, several users have been requesting a rooted stock ROM with no additional modifications. The wait is finally over, as AllWin at XDA-Developers forums has released today a stock rooted FroYo ROM for HTC Legend. As ever, we are bringing you the detailed installation instructions on how to get this ROM up and running on your device, so read on after the jump for all the details and our guide. Read More

Use On-Screen Keys To Navigate Your Android HTC HD2 With Button Savior

The HTC HD2 is one of the most successful smartphones to date. This Windows Mobile 6.5 device has been popular with Android developers as well and was the first non-Android phone to get an Android ROM. Unlike most modern smartphones however, the HD2’s hardware keys are like conventional buttons, making them tedious to navigate the device with. With Button Savior, you can now navigate your HD2 using on-screen software keys in a convenient interface. Read More

Flash / Install Android Kernel on Samsung Galaxy S Without Computer with Tuxility

Installing a new or custom kernel to your phone used to be a complicated process involving connecting your phone to your PC and running a utility like Odin to flash it, but not anymore! XDA-Developers forum member GrimmVarg has just released Tuxility – an app that allows you to install Android kernel on your Samsung Galaxy S without the need of a PC. Read More

Install Android 2.3 Gingerbread on HTC Incredible

If you are an HTC Incredible owner, have been following our mobile section lately and were disappointed that no port for your device was featured in our coverage of Android 2.3 Gingerbread ports for several devices, worry no more! Team weDoDroid at XDA-Developers forums has released a port of the latest release in the Android series for you to try out on your HTC Incredible right away. Read More

Install Android 2.3 Gingerbread on HTC Wildfire

Continuing our series of covering Android 2.3 Gingerbread ports for the Android devices currently on the market, we are sharing with you a basic emulator port of Android 2.3 Gingerbread that we found running on the HTC Wildfire, thanks to the developer community at XDA-Developers forums. Read More

Install Android 2.3 SDK Gingerbread on HTC Hero (Also CDMA Version)

Ever since the release of Android 2.3 Gingerbread, ports for several devices have been popping up in the developer community like wild mushrooms after a spring rain. We have recently covered installing Gingerbread on HTC HD2 and HTC Desire, and in the same series, we now bring you Gingerbread for your HTC Hero, courtesy of our friends at XDA-Developer forums. Read More