Have you ever wish that you can open the unfinished document in your office computer, and access it on your home PC? What about sharing that same document with others? CupCloud provides a practical solution for users who prefer the luxury of saving their currently open items and accessing them at a later time on an alternate PC.
If you are taking screenshot of a web page, you will find that in most cases, it will only capture the visible part in the screen. Here is how you can capture screenshot of entire web page, directly in Windows.
Do you ever worry what would happen if your files fell into the wrong hands, especially those files that you kept on your external flash drive? Thankfully there are many options to encrypt sensitive data. Protectorion ToGo is one such application.
Backing up allows you to recover and get yourself back into the swing of things smoothly and quickly. The key question is – which files, other than our personal data, should we back up to recover from a hard drive crash?
Have you ever tried copying and pasting some information from a webpage or email to a word document only to have the pasted content not appear in the same style as the rest of the document? The reason this occurs is that the original html formatting in the copied content is retained in the process. Thankfully, there is a way to paste content without retaining the original formatting; this feature is called “Paste Special.”
If you’re a Mac user, you may be aware of the ability to apply folder actions to a given folder. Folder Actions for Windows is a great freeware application that can emulate the same behaviour and apply folder actions in Windows.
If you are using a desktop mail client to manage emails for all your email addresses, you will have come across the option to use either POP3 or IMAP. What exactly are they? And how can they affect the whole emailing experience? Read on to find out more.
[Android only] If you have your WiFi turn on for most part of the day, you will find that your battery will drain very fast. Thankfully, here is a simple way that allows you to setup some advanced management of when the WiFi feature should be switched on and off.
Many of us love to be able to access our files while on the road, but having files in different cloud storage services make this a difficult task. Here is how you can access all your files from different cloud storage providers in a central location in Android.
Google Drive, is Google’s new cloud service which allows document, music, photo and other file sharing. It was launched earlier this year and this guide is designed to show you how to get the most out of it on your Android mobile.
Simply put, Angry IP Scanner is a cross-platform port and IP scanner that could save you a lot of time if, for example, you’ve forgotten the IP address of a device on your network. Or if you’re trying to troubleshoot a a service running on one of your computers. Or if you’re just wondering what […]
Have you been wondering what this whole newsgroup fuss is about? Usenet is one of the oldest parts of the internet, and millions of people download vast amounts of content from it. There are often tricky aspects to doing so, however, with the need to download multipart files, recombine them, check them for errors and […]
In my work as an IT professional, I’ve recently been encountering a whole swathe of “iertutil.dll” errors on Windows XP machines. I believe this issue is also affecting some Windows Vista installations, however the solutions below are only tested on XP.
As an avid user of Dropbox, I was delighted to see that there is a useful application which can automate many tasks that would otherwise eat up my valuable time. It’s called Dropbox Automator, and it’s here to make your life easier. Essentially it allows you to automate a number of different actions on files […]
Another quarter, another superphone. This time it’s the Google Samsung Galaxy Nexus, with its pimped out 4.6” 1280×720 Super AMOLED display and the tasty Ice Cream Sandwich update to Android. How does it stack up to the recent competition, you might wonder, read on to find out!
Many of us have fast internet connections as measured by overall total capacity, but rarely see maximum throughput. For example, I have a 100 megabit cable connection, but when I download a file via HTTP, I’m lucky to see more than 500KB/sec for that single file. Thankfully, there are ways to max out your connection. […]
For a normal Windows 7 users, most of the time, you will just accept the default setting of the operating system and not change too much of its internal settings so as to reduce the chances of breaking the system. However, there are some of us who love to tweak the settings to make our […]
Some of us like our PC to always be ready when we enter the room. Waiting for the system to boot up can be annoying. Thankfully, there is a solution that allows you to schedule startups and shutdowns to save you time, and possibly reduce your electricity bill. Startup on schedule This step will vary […]
Have you ever noticed that something other than your files seems to be eating away at your drive space? If you’re an uber-nerd like myself, you may have indeed selected all your folders in explorer, viewed their properties and wondered why the total is lower than the total space in use on the drive. Time […]
If you run a website, you’ve almost certainly heard of Google analytics. Many of you probably use it quite happily, but some of you might have wondered what other website statistic services exist. I’ve been using Statcounter for a few years now, and continue to do so quite happily. Their website can be found here.
Back in 2008, Damien wrote an article going through various Firefox about page tricks. Well, Chrome has similar functions behind the scenes, whereby accessing various about pages lets you turn on and off features that you might not otherwise have access to. They can also provide a window into information that might be useful in […]
Everyone knows about Teamviewer – it’s one of the most popular remote support applications out there. However, it also has a rather high startup cost if you want to use it for professional purposes. With licensing prices ranging from $749 to around $3,000, this can be prohibitive if you’re just starting out. Thankfully, there is […]
The vast majority of people online, nerds and non-nerds alike, use Google for all of their search needs. Statistics place their market share between 80-90% depending on your geographical area. In Australia, where I’m from, their market domination is closer to 95%. That raises the question – is Google really the best offering out there? […]
I find it surprising that no-one has yet stepped up to the plate to post a review of the magic that is Spotify here on MakeTechEasier. This application has truly revolutionized the way that I consume music, and I only see things getting better. For anyone who has been living under a rock, Spotify is […]
Most of us are now probably using a 64-bit Microsoft Operating System like Windows 7 x64 or Windows Vista x64, which allows the computer to address more than 3GB of RAM. Did you know, however, that any 32-bit applications you run are still limited to making use of only 2GB of RAM? This includes many […]
After iTunes erroneously deleted my music collection a few years ago, I started looking for alternatives. Being a part-time Windows user, I had grown to love the simplicity of Winamp, with its file and folder based music management. Unfortunately there was no port available on OSX. Thankfully, I stumbled across a little open source project […]