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Aptana Studio: A Worthy Replacement For Dreamweaver

Aptana Studio: A Worthy Replacement For Dreamweaver

I have been a great fan of Dreamweaver. Even after I migrated to Linux Ubuntu, I still diligently use Dreamweaver (under Wine) for all my coding projects. To say the truth, running Dreamweaver in Linux with wine is not a great experience after all. At times, its performance can be lagging and the font and […]

Easily Troubleshoot Your Graphics Card With GPU-Z

Easily Troubleshoot Your Graphics Card With GPU-Z

I recently wrote about a great software utility that opened up a world of information about your motherboard, CPU, and RAM. Well, I have another great utility to tell you about, only this time it’s all about your graphics card. Though manufactured by different companies, GPU-Z from TechPowerUp does look a lot like the aforementioned […]

Diagnose Your PC With CPU-Z

Diagnose Your PC With CPU-Z

If knowledge is power, then CPU-Z from CPUID will make you feel like a superhero. This handy little tool was featured in the MakeTechEasier 101 best free computer software downloads list. CPU-Z is a Windows only tool that gathers information on some of the main hardware components of your computer. The information that it collects […]

How To Be Part Of A Supercomputer With BOINC

How To Be Part Of A Supercomputer With BOINC

Companies like Google are well known for their approach to computing power: using lots of little computers to do the job of a supercomputer. It’s cheap, fault-tolerant, and if done right, almost infinitely expandable. Well if that works with computers networked directly to each other, why not over the Internet? BOINC (or the Berkeley Open […]

How To Convert PDF Files to Word

How To Convert PDF Files to Word

PDF files are easy to view and simple to read, however they can be a pain to edit (even if you do have the editor). This is where the app we’ll discuss in this article comes in –Some PDF. With this desktop app (compatible with Windows XP/Vista) you’ll be able to take any PDF document […]

Kill Problem Applications Like a Ninja

Kill Problem Applications Like a Ninja

Linux fans who run Windows (for any number of reasons) can finally rejoice, xkill has essentially been cloned and is available as a free download . This Windows copycat of the popular xkill utility is aptly named – Kill. Kill allows you to end the process behind an application simply by clicking on the application […]

How To Watch Hulu From Anywhere With Hotspot Shield

How To Watch Hulu From Anywhere With Hotspot Shield

If you live in the United States then you probably won’t get the Hulu.com reference, however if you live anywhere else, chances are you know exactly what I mean.  For those not familiar, Hulu is a popular video playback site from NBC that streams many mainstream television shows right to your browser.  The biggest problem […]

How To Capture And Manage Your Screenshots Easily In Windows

How To Capture And Manage Your Screenshots Easily In Windows

Picture paints a thousand words. That statement applied nicely to blog posts: text only blogs are dull. So we need pictures. Where can we get them? We can: – go around the neighborhood with our digital camera. – snatch a picture or two from image sharing community sites like Flickr or Picasa Web Album. – […]

Free Up Your System Resources With Svchost Viewer

Free Up Your System Resources With Svchost Viewer

Have you ever wondered what all those svchost.exe processes running on your Windows machine are for ? Ever thought what effect will it have on your system, if you kill them ? If you haven’t or aren’t too sure how to check for running processes on your system, press Ctrl + Alt + Del and […]

Archicad 12: Heavy-duty Virtual Building Application

Archicad 12: Heavy-duty Virtual Building Application

Archicad is one of the few softwares that I consider ‘heavy’. Not only in the download size – around few hudreds megs, but also in what it can do, the computer resource it consumes, and of course its price tag. The software will assist the user in designing and presenting “Virtual Building” starting from line […]

Leave A Comment Anywhere On The Web

Leave A Comment Anywhere On The Web

Everyone has an opinion, whether they’d like their opinions to be viewed or not is up to them; however a majority like their voice to be acknowledged and this is what iComment is for. With this browser app compatible with Firefox and Internet Explorer, you can leave a comment on any page of the web […]

Another Great Disk Usage Analyzer for the Masses

Another Great Disk Usage Analyzer for the Masses

Don’t let the simplicity of the name fool you, Free Disk Analyzer by Extensoft is packing plenty of features. In a previous post I talked about a great disk usage analysis tool called TreeSize Free that visually summarized how your disk was being used.  Free Disk Analyzer performs a similar task, however it also has […]

Use Registry Defrag to Clean up the Windows Registry

Use Registry Defrag to Clean up the Windows Registry

The Windows registry is a database which Windows uses to store all user and system related settings. Most Windows software also use the registry to store their settings. Most, if not all, of these software packages also do not remove their entries from the registry when uninstalled. Needless to say, the windows registry tends to […]

Get Your Desktop Organized With Stardock Fences

Get Your Desktop Organized With Stardock Fences

Navigating the desktop trying to find the correct shortcut icons to launch an application can sometime be a chores, if you have a overcrowded desktop filled with plenty of icons. With Fences, you can now organize your desktop into a more manageable manner and even hide your icons when you have no use for them.

Sing Along To Your Favorite Songs With Lyrics Plugin

Sing Along To Your Favorite Songs With Lyrics Plugin

How many times have you been listening to a song and wanted to sing along, but couldn’t because you didn’t know the words?  Even better is when you know most of the words but there are two or three that you just can’t get.  Those days are about to become history. There is a powerful […]

Defrag System Files Using PageDefrag

Defrag System Files Using PageDefrag

If you’ve used Windows for any length of time, you must have noticed that it tends to get slower over time. One of the reasons for that is that the filesystem becomes fragmented with use. Defragmenting is the process of reading all the bits on the file system and re-arranging them to be contiguous. This […]

Syncplicity – More Than Just A File Storage Solution

Syncplicity – More Than Just A File Storage Solution

While there are many sites that provide online storage solution, most of them are limited to basic upload/downloading and sharing features. If you are looking for a comprehensive online backup and file-sharing system that allows you to sync across multiple computers, then Syncplicity could be the one you are looking for. Syncplicity is an online […]

Simplify Batch Photo Processing with Bulk Image Resizer

Simplify Batch Photo Processing with Bulk Image Resizer

With the cost of digital cameras steadily decreasing and the perpetual increase in available resolutions, it’s easy to accept that the average household is going to have one or more kicking around. With my wife being an amateur photographer, I’m often exposed to the trials and tribulations that come with digital photography.  Once such dilemma […]