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Usman is a technology enthusiast and loves tweaking Microsoft products. In addition to MakeTechEasier, he contributes regularly to iTechtics.com.

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5 Feature Rich Photo Editing Software For Windows

5 Feature Rich Photo Editing Software For Windows

Everybody likes to take photos nowadays, but not everybody is a professional photographer. While I love taking photographs, most of my photos are not perfect and lack the elements of good photography like the light effect, color etc. I usually edit my photos before saving them to my library of photos. If you are professional […]

4 Great Places to Find And Download Portable Applications

4 Great Places to Find And Download Portable Applications

The people who frequently change their computers or travel a lot want to have their data with them all the time. It is not always possible to take a laptop or a computer with them. This is where the concept of portable applications comes in. Portable applications are programs that do not depend on any […]

How to Get Your Work Done Using Pomodoro Technique

How to Get Your Work Done Using Pomodoro Technique

The Pomodoro is a technique of time management developed by Francesco. By using Pomodoro, you can manage your time easily on the computer. The basic form of pomodoro technique works like this: You choose a task that is to be accomplished in a certain time Set the Pomodoro timer to 25 minutes. Work on the […]

6 Tips To Secure Your Facebook Account

6 Tips To Secure Your Facebook Account

A short while back, I wrote about securing your Hotmail account. Today I’ll discuss about ways to secure your Facebook account. There are several points to consider when accessing your Facebook account. Let’s discuss them one by one.

How To Share Wireless Connection Settings Through A USB Drive

How To Share Wireless Connection Settings Through A USB Drive

While securing your wireless connection is as easy as entering password, it is often not the security mechanism that makes the wireless connection vulnerable. If you are sharing your security key with many other people (such as in the office environment), the chances of them compromising your wireless security is higher. Most people leak out […]

Automatically Restart Firefox When It Uses More Memory

Automatically Restart Firefox When It Uses More Memory

I have already written about how to boost performance of Firefox. I’m always on a hunt for performance utilities which make my life easier by automating some processes which need to be done on time. Today I’ve found another Firefox extension which can make Firefox perform better. This extension is especially for those who like […]

Essential Software To Install After Installing Windows

Essential Software To Install After Installing Windows

Installing or re-installing Windows is a tedious and time consuming task. Other than the time spent installing the OS, we still need to restore all our favorite and essential software. Personally, I have a list of utilities and software that I install after installing Windows. Keeping this list made my life easier as it allows […]

5 Great Alternatives To Microsoft Outlook

5 Great Alternatives To Microsoft Outlook

In term of email client, Microsoft Outlook is the most popular one around. It is widely used in both home and office because of its deep integration with Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Windows and of course, Microsoft Exchange. However, being popular doesn’t mean it is the best. There are several alternative email clients that have […]

4 Best Practices To Secure Your Hotmail Account

4 Best Practices To Secure Your Hotmail Account

Even though we discussed a lot about Gmail, Hotmail is still the leading email service in term of users. Gmail has introduced many security functions to secure the accounts of the people. Microsoft has also been doing great with Hotmail security but the features have largely been untold and silently integrated with Hotmail. Here, we […]

D7: The Only Tool You Need To Troubleshoot Your Computer

D7: The Only Tool You Need To Troubleshoot Your Computer

As a computer geek and an IT administrator, I always get calls from people about their broken systems and I always have my USB first aid kit with me in order to troubleshoot any problems regarding problematic or broken systems. Today I’m going to talk about a portable utility which serves as a Swiss army […]