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How to Disable Automatic App Updating in Windows 8.1

How to Disable Automatic App Updating in Windows 8.1

Automatic app updating may seem like this is a great idea, but there is no way of knowing whether you will like the new version of a particular app. Thankfully, it is possible to disable automatic app updating so you can take control of the situation and update apps at time that suits you. Here’s how to go about it.

Easily Change File Types and Associations in Windows

Easily Change File Types and Associations in Windows

For most Windows users, until you have an issue with file associations, you rarely seek out ways to change them. Windows already makes it difficult enough to work with file associations in the OS. Types allows you to have more control over file associations in Windows, adding context menu options, letting you change icons and more.

Enhance the Windows Clipboard with ClipJump

Enhance the Windows Clipboard with ClipJump

If Microsoft invested even a fraction of the amount of time it does on Windows 8, the Windows clipboard could be something revolutionary in the computer world. Instead, the Windows clipboard is a dull, barely functional tool for the majority of users. ClipJump is a supercharged Windows Clipboard add-on that helps make it different.

Understanding Your Firewall Setting

Understanding Your Firewall Setting

If asked what firewalls do, most people would answer that they keep you safe. You might have noticed that the firewall you’re using has two sets of “rules”: inbound and outbound. Do you really need both of them? We’ll discuss this and discover what you should know about these concepts.

Why You Need A Third-Party Uninstaller

Why You Need A Third-Party Uninstaller

Windows comes with its own uninstaller, but it is mostly useless in removing all the files. To prevent this problem from happening, you need an uninstaller that looks through every crack and crevice of your computer for signs of life that the program doesn’t let Windows Installer see. Third-party uninstallers are exceedingly good at doing this.

How to Clear Spotify Cache

How to Clear Spotify Cache

If you are running low on hard disk space, you can clear Spotify cache to free up some space. Here is how you can do so in Windows, Mac and Linux.

Record Your Screen As an Animated GIF

Record Your Screen As an Animated GIF

As the popularity of animated GIF rises, more people are looking for ways to create animated GIF. Here is a way for you to record your screen in animated GIF format.

How to Prepare for the Windows 8.1 Release

How to Prepare for the Windows 8.1 Release

Microsoft will release Windows 8.1 to the public on October 17, 2013. Whether you were waiting for the final release or you upgraded to the Pro Preview already, we will show you how to prepare for the first major upgrade to Windows 8.

Create a MultiBoot Linux USB Drive With YUMI

Create a MultiBoot Linux USB Drive With YUMI

Most USB creators only allow you to install one distro per USB disk. What if you want to create a multiboot Linux USB drive? YUMI is nifty app that allows you to install multiple Linux distros in one USB drive.