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How To Set Up The Analogy Screensaver As Wallpaper In Windows

How To Set Up The Analogy Screensaver As Wallpaper In Windows

There are plenty of screensavers for Windows out there, but the best that I have come across is the Analogy screensaver. Analogy is a beautifully crafted Clock that uses simple typography and visual spatial effect to present the time. It is a simple yet elegant way of presenting everyday object. This is what Jesson Yip, […]

TuneUp Cleans Up Your iTunes Collection

TuneUp Cleans Up Your iTunes Collection

TuneUp is an application that integrates with iTunes to fill up your music collection’s metadata, album info and album arts. If you have a huge music collection and have been lazy in maintaining them over the years, now is a good chance for you to get them clean up once and for all.

Amarok 2 Brings Fresh Changes

Amarok 2 Brings Fresh Changes

After much waiting, Amarok 2 was finally released. For those who can’t wait to try it out, here is how you can install it on your Kubuntu/Ubuntu.

How To Properly Maintain Hard Drives with Defraggler

How To Properly Maintain Hard Drives with Defraggler

If you read our earlier article about tuning up your PC with CCleaner, then you already know about the high calibre of software that is developed by Piriform.  I’m definitely a big fan of the CCleaner product.  I’m sure you can guess that it was a no brainer that when Piriform released their next masterpiece, I just had […]

How To Sync iPod Touch With Win XP Virtual Machine In Ubuntu Intrepid

How To Sync iPod Touch With Win XP Virtual Machine In Ubuntu Intrepid

Syncing your iPod Touch with iTunes on your Mac or Windows is a no-brain job. Simply plug in your iPod, fire up your iTunes and your synchronization will be done in a minute. However, since there is no Linux version of iTunes, there is almost no way that you can sync your iPod Touch with […]

How To Dual Boot Windows XP And Vista

How To Dual Boot Windows XP And Vista

Even though Windows Vista has been around for close to two years, there are still many people who can’t bear to get rid of Win XP due to its stability and better hardware support. Luckily you can get the best of both world by creating a dual boot between Vista and XP. Here is the […]

Easily Transcode Media files with VLC Player

Easily Transcode Media files with VLC Player

VLC is an universal media player and open source software. It provides a complete software solution for video and audio streaming as well as transcoding audio/video on the fly. Transcoding is the process of changing media files from one format to other format or bitrate. In this post we show you how to transcode media […]

TreeSize Free Makes Disk Space Analysis a Breeze

TreeSize Free Makes Disk Space Analysis a Breeze

Have you ever wondered where your disk space is being consumed?  I have.  There have been plenty of times where I thought that I should have more free disk space than I actually had.  I used to spend countless hours reviewing the properties of folder after folder, each time hoping to find a clue as […]

How To Resize Your Partitions with EASEUS Partition Manager

How To Resize Your Partitions with EASEUS Partition Manager

If you’ve ever had to resize a partition, or make new partitions, then I completely understand what you most likely went through.  Good partition management software for Windows is hard to come by, well the free partition managers anyways.  Almost everyone has heard of Partition Magic, but there is a hefty price tag that comes […]

How To Easily Create A Screencast With Wink

How To Easily Create A Screencast With Wink

Screencast is often a good tool to demonstrate the functionality of an application. However most people find it difficult or complicated to create your own screencast and add custom text/annotation to it. If you are one of those, Wink will be the application you need to turn screencasting into an easy task.

How To Purchase DRM-free MP3 From Amazon Via iTunes

How To Purchase DRM-free MP3 From Amazon Via iTunes

While the iTunes store gives you access to a wide range of music and a one-click no-fuss purchase experience, it does come with a DRM restriction that prevents you from playing your favorite track on other devices. On the other hand, Amazon enables you to buy DRM-free high quality MP3 track, but you have to […]

Backup Your Windows Data the Simple Way – with Cobian Backup

Backup Your Windows Data the Simple Way – with Cobian Backup

Cobian Backup is a real treat for anyone looking for an easy-to-use backup solution for their Windows desktop.  The latest release, Cobian Backup 9 (Amanita), provides support for Windows NT, 2000, 2003, XP and Vista.  This multi-threaded application can be used to schedule and backup your files and folders from your local system to a […]

Better Manage Your Bookmarks With Tidy Favorites

Better Manage Your Bookmarks With Tidy Favorites

Tidy Favorites is an application that allows you to better manage your browser’s bookmarks. It is in every aspect similar to the speed dial function in Opera and Firefox, except that it is more flexible and there are more rooms for customization.

Customize Windows Installation with nlite

Customize Windows Installation with nlite

Have you ever wanted to remove Windows components like Media Player, Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, MSN Explorer, Messenger… How about not even to install them with Windows ? nLite and vlite are two useful tools that allows you to customize your Windows XP or Vista installation CD and add/remove extra components of your choice. You […]

How To Tune Up Your PC (and cover your tracks!) with CCleaner

How To Tune Up Your PC (and cover your tracks!) with CCleaner

CCleaner is an easy-to-use system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool that was designed with the masses in mind. The simplistic layout of this application allows even the novice user to perform a tune-up on their Windows-based computer quickly and easily. The results speak for themselves – a faster running system with some additional and valuable free […]

How To Share Files In VirtualBox With Vista Guest And Ubuntu Host

How To Share Files In VirtualBox With Vista Guest And Ubuntu Host

For some of you who have setup Windows Vista as the guest VM in your Ubuntu Virtualbox, you might have some difficulties in getting the Vista guest to access the shared folder in your Ubuntu host. If you are having this problem, here is the way to mount the shared folder on your Vista guest.

keep Your Files Synchronized With Unison

keep Your Files Synchronized With Unison

Unison is a simple tool that allows you to synchronize your files between two locations. It allows two replicas of a collection of files and directories to be stored on different hosts (or different disks on the same host), modified separately, and then brought up to date by propagating the changes in each replica to […]