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How To Control Your PC Remotely Using Gmail Account [Windows]

How To Control Your PC Remotely Using Gmail Account [Windows]

Going on holidays where there is limited Internet access is a tough decision especially for those who are always connected to the Internet. If you are an Internet geek and never turn off your computer, it will be a hard work to go anywhere without your computer. But if it is necessary to go without […]

How to Add Office Auto-Complete And Spelling Correction Features To Entire Windows

How to Add Office Auto-Complete And Spelling Correction Features To Entire Windows

Microsoft Office is currently the best Office suite across the globe. Although there are other free Office suites like LibreOffice, they are in no comparison when it comes to the feature set of Microsoft Office. Microsoft Word includes features like auto-complete, automatic spelling correction, Autotext etc. which make Microsoft Word the most productive word processor. […]

How To Schedule Backup And Synchronization Tasks In Windows

How To Schedule Backup And Synchronization Tasks In Windows

Regular data backups are an important part of our digital lives because the computer electronics cannot be trusted and can get damaged at any time. There are a huge number of data backup solutions available for Windows, including Microsoft’s own SyncToy. Each backup and sync program has some unique features that others don’t have. This […]

How to Perform Common Tasks Using Screen Corners In Windows

How to Perform Common Tasks Using Screen Corners In Windows

Windows 8 includes a new metro interface which is optimized for touch screen. It makes use of the screen in order to perform different tasks. For example, if you drag your mouse to any of the screen corners, Windows 8 will let you do a specific task. Crusper is a small application that can enable […]

How To Create Password Protected Video Files [Windows]

How To Create Password Protected Video Files [Windows]

Although Windows comes with its own media player, Windows Media Player, there is a wide variety of third party media player software available in free and paid versions. Windows Media Player is the preferred audio and video player for most people but some people like to go for more convenient media players like VLC Player […]

4 Free Virtualization Software Solutions For Windows

4 Free Virtualization Software Solutions For Windows

Virtualization is a hot topic nowadays. You will see most of the IT people (network and systems administrators) talking about Virtualization quite often. Before digging deep on what is virtualization, let’s talk a little about why we need or use virtualization as it will help us better understand the concept.

5 Free Tools To Manage The Context Menu In Windows

5 Free Tools To Manage The Context Menu In Windows

In almost every Operating System and applications, the context menu (the menu that pops up when you right click the mouse) is always an important feature that is often overlooked by the users. Imagine a life without context menu, you won’t be able to right-click the mouse and quickly change the desktop settings, or to […]

4 Must Have Browser Addons To Protect Your Online Privacy

4 Must Have Browser Addons To Protect Your Online Privacy

Privacy is a major concern for everyone who uses the Internet. Since Internet is a shared medium, there are a lot of ways the privacy of a person can be unfold. Whether you are browsing or using an Internet service, almost every website and service operating in the sphere of Internet tracks your movements and […]

How To Stay Up-To-Date About Your Favorite Websites

How To Stay Up-To-Date About Your Favorite Websites

The best way to get updates about a website or a web service is using the email feature. If the website offers email updates, you will be able to get all the updates right inside your email. The next popular method is to subscribe to its RSS feed. Now, what if the website that you […]

5 Best Free Alternatives To Microsoft Visio

5 Best Free Alternatives To Microsoft Visio

Microsoft Visio is a professional diagramming software from Microsoft which makes it very easy to explore and visualize complex information and processes quickly. As an IT professional, I find it very easy and satisfying to visualize process flows, network architecture and program workflows. Microsoft Visio is not only limited to the IT field but can […]

5 Best Free Alternatives To Microsoft Project

5 Best Free Alternatives To Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project is a project management software which makes it a breeze to organize the whole project timeline including the work schedules, budgets and human work hours. Microsoft Project has become the best project management software which every IT professional and manager loves to work with. Microsoft Project is suitable for everyone from a person […]

5 Free Alternatives To Microsoft OneNote

5 Free Alternatives To Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft OneNote, as its name implies, is a note taking application from Microsoft. It is very different from other apps like Notepad or Wordpad, which take a linear approach to making a document. While Microsoft OneNote is completely different. It can gather all types of digital information including text, pictures, videos, web clips etc. And […]

Best Alternatives To Microsoft PowerPoint (Online And Offline)

Best Alternatives To Microsoft PowerPoint (Online And Offline)

Microsoft PowerPoint is certainly the best and the most used presentation software used on earth today. Presentation can be a great resource to share ideas, collaborate or showcase your work to the respective audience or gathering. I have been making presentations throughout my life, starting from school time where we had to present our work […]

Free Slideshow Maker Software To Organize Photos In Slideshows

Free Slideshow Maker Software To Organize Photos In Slideshows

Nowadays the digital photos have become very easy to capture and save. With the advent of larger hard drives with cheaper prices, the space constraint is almost gone forever. Now comes the challenge of organizing these photos because with the passage of time, the collection of digital photos becomes so huge that it becomes very […]

5 Online Reminder Services To Remind Of Different Events And Tasks

5 Online Reminder Services To Remind Of Different Events And Tasks

Even though the technology has made the life of man easier, one thing that has been complex is remembering every bit of information, whether it is general like remembering a birthday, an event or task or business oriented like a business meeting, sending an invoice, following up an email etc. There are many services that […]