Every time you saw a new gadget, you sulk about that piece of junk you are sitting next to. How about making your old PC work like a charm like it did before? Here are a few tricks you can try to make your PC fly again.
If you’re wondering what to do with an old computer, check out these fourteen ways to make good use of your old coomputer before you throw it away.
Do you have plenty of online accounts and find it hard to manage? Cloudkafe is a service that allows you to access all your cloud accounts from a single location.
It is easy to stream media from portable devices to desktop, but not the other way round. Here is a simple way for you to stream media from desktop to PS3, Smartphone, Smart TV etc.
If you use more than a PC at a time, you will most probably have the issue of accommodating more than one set of keyboard and mouse at the same time, Here is how you can control multiple PCs with only one set of keyboard and mouse.
Love listening to music? Then I am sure you have spent plenty of time scouring the web for tracks that enthral you. While there are plenty of music discovery apps, most of them use a playlist suggestion algorithm and they don’t work well all the time. Serendip is one that uses suggestions from real people, people who shared the same musical taste, to find music that truly matches with what we love to hear.
While there are tons of images in the Web, finding the perfect one may be a difficult task. Here are some of the best web apps that allows you to search for all kind of images available online.
Be it a freelancer or an enterprise, every service provider has requirements for billing. Considering billing being not much of a leisurely task, here we have compiled a list of 10 online software that can help you manage and ease up your invoicing.
If you are a webmaster, web programming is one skill that you ought to know. Mozilla Thimble is a simple online tool to enable anyone to learn HTML / CSS code, all within the comfort of a web browser. It won’t turn you into a great web developer instantly, but it could be a good starting point to achieve that goal.
Defragmentation is long known for speeding up Windows PCs. While tons of 3rd party tools that can perform defragmenting operation for your Windows PC, here are some counted as the best, rated by users and experts.
The number of social networks we handle everyday spans from two to three for an average netizen. Posting updates, in this internet age, are necessary to stay in touch with the world that matters to us. So here I present some professional tools that can help you utilize the time more productively and stay in the loop.
Pinterest has proven to be an addictive sharing network for women. Two guys Colin Brown and Kamil Szybalski from Vancouver decided to do something about that. A service aptly named Dudepins (dude for the boyish feel and pins for its propinquity to Pinterest) is aimed to offer an exclusive feel to male users who loves Pinterest. The service is quite rich with male content already.
Reading an infographics is fun. You get all the interesting facts and figure in a single graphics and all the beautiful animation and design easily make them a viral piece of content. However, from the business side of view, if you are creating an infographics so as to promote your business, you will know that […]
PayPal seems to offer a brilliant service as long as you are ready to put up with its outlandish rules. You can use it to pay and receive online payment, and you can view the history to check your transaction record. However, long time users will notice that viewing the Paypal history is often a […]
Have you ever wondered what happens when a Powerpoint presentation gets clubbed together with a video that narrates the facts in the presentation? Present.me does just that. It offers you with a nice medium for communicating and sharing information at the same time.
Love Facebook? Hate Apps? Then you belong to the minority who carries out painstaking task to seek the important updates from people who matters only to find the feed cluttered with updates from nonsense apps. However there are choices to mute those app updates one at a time. Well that seems an impossible task considering the gazillion apps that roll out everyday. If you are looking for as cleaner Facebook, head over to LeFeed. Let’s see how it might help.
Dropbox is a great tool if you love to have all your important files in sync across all the devices you own. On the other hand, Google Docs is a great service to manage your documents over the cloud. The functionality that Google Docs misses is that you can’t have offline access to the files. (NOTE: If you have turned on the Google Docs offline mode you can access Google Docs and edit the documents, albeit you won’t have the access to files). Insync is a much simpler solution which works similar to Dropbox syncing model.
Being social is the need of the day. Plethora of social networks are being developed and some are really making the impact while most are just being used and dropped by users. Lately Pinterest is a service that is showing the signs of being the next big thing after Facebook and Twitter. It’s a simple thought of curating your inspirations around the web that has turned Pinterest into a potentially big referral website. Publishers are trying to leverage its reach by turning it into a marketing media for their content. If you are among those, here are three tools you can use to rip the best out of your PINs.
In the days of social networking there is no prize for guessing that we are actually missing out on our real social life. The one we share with real people everyday throughout life or whatever is left of it after Facebook and Twitter. Social Life Audit (SLA) is an online service that based on some key observations interpret how you engage socially in real life.
Scriptogram is an web based app that harnesses the (public) sharing capability of Dropbox to turn it into a blogging tool, a dead simple one.
Ex.fm is a new social network for audiophiles giving endless options to browse, listen and share songs of their taste. The whole experience offers a new way of finding music.
Be it a good friend’s party or just easing up your everyday work stress, music is a great way to set the mood right and be more productive at work. I am always plugged into new songs on my portable iPod or desktop computer, regardless of whatever I am doing. However, I also enjoy finding […]
Do you love to video chat with friends? Do you spend a good amount of time chatting with random strangers at omegle.com, Skype or other free internet chat rooms that support video chatting ? If yes, then ManyCam is a brilliant webcam application which you will love using. ManyCam lets you use your webcam with […]
When you install more and more software applications or computer games on your operating system, the primary partition is gradually filled up with lots of files and folders. When the disk space on C drive crosses the critical limit, the user is shown an infamous warning message “You are running low disk space on the […]
Uploading and sharing photos across multiple social networking websites is a very lengthy and time consuming process. You might have a dozen accounts on various social networks and when you want to share a whole bunch of photos in all of them, you have to devote a good amount of time. Ever wished you could […]
With the emergence of micro blogging websites like Twitter, Facebook, MySpace etc – an entire army of URL shortening services have evolved. You have used some of the popular URL shortening services e.g Bit.ly, Tinyurl.com, Goo.gl and so on. All of these services allow you to shorten a long link, so that you can use […]
Google released a much awaited update on Chrome OS since 2009, introducing Chrome OS, Chrome Web store and the Google Chrome Cr-48 netbook. Google’s very own operating system, better known as Chrome OS is expected to change the way we use computers in our day to day lives. The basic concept of Chrome OS is […]
A remote desktop sharing session allows users to share their computer screen with any other user, both having an active internet connection. The general way to start a remote session is to install a remote desktop software at both host and client end. Next, the host sends his identity to the client (in most cases […]
Do you get a dozen of email every single day and forget following up on earlier emails? Do you need a simple way to set up email reminders so that there is no need to use a task management or to do list application, just because you want to remember important schedules, meetings etc? Followupthen […]
WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems out there. Thousands of bloggers use WordPress to power their blogs, websites, forums and other online publications. The best thing regarding WordPress is it’s rich inventory of useful plugins – there are different types of plugins available for customizing your requirements. Do you know that […]
If you use multiple computers at your workplace, you know how frustrating it is to share data across them. Either you have to use a removable drive or you have to set up a home or small office network connection between both computers and share files, documents, screenshots etc. After you have set up the […]
Dropbox is one of the best file sync and file sharing application available till date. The program supports multiple platforms and thus can be used to sync files, folders and documents from Windows, Linux, MAC computers and also from various mobile devices. If you are new to Dropbox and haven’t tried it yet, we suggest […]
Discovering new places or locations can be really tricky. Let’s say you are traveling to a different country or city and would want to know the famous restaurants, shopping centers, historic places and other places of interest in the same location. There are three options – either ask the local citizens, buy a local guide […]
Facebook is “the craze” these days. From kids to moms, everyone is using it to reconnect with old friends, family members and find new people on the web. Some people use it to promote their business, others use it for fun and entertainment. Chatting with Facebook friends is again another addiction seen among most users. […]
If you are the type of person who can’t live without internet, wake up every morning and check your Facebook account before having coffee, always tweet a new update every 15 minutes and have a large circle of friends on social media websites – you are going to love RockMelt. RockMelt is a new web […]
Windows Task manager is good for general users, but if you want in-depth information about currently running Windows processes, services or running applications – you will need a better task management utility. There are tons of task management apps available for free but Process Hacker seems to be the most feature rich and popular among […]
Email is still one of the widely used ways of online communication. With the rise of social networking websites like Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn – information sharing is fast and instant. But when it comes to a private discussions and negotiating important stuff, Email is still the technology which web workers prefer. One of the […]
If you are a geek and understand the things behind computing, chances are your friends always ask you computer related questions. Some of the questions may be tricky and your email instructions may appear too complicated for the average user. Example: Suppose your friend has messed up her Windows network settings and can’t connect to […]
If you are using a public or a shared computer to check your Windows live account, there is always a big risk of getting hacked. Someone may install a keylogger program or any other malicious script which can be used to detect keystrokes and whatever you are typing, whether it be on a text-box or […]
Whenever I am back from a family trip, the first thing I do is connect my Digital camera to the computer and copy all the photos to my hard drive. But the one problem which I regularly face regarding these photos is when the rest of the family members request to see the same on […]
A Windows 7 theme is nothing but a collection of wallpapers, visual styles, screensaver and some windows settings which gives a unique feel to your desktop. You can change settings of some visual elements like Window border color, different windows sounds and create a new environment – in short a unique Windows 7 theme. There […]
The biggest problem with managing multiple computers is with the data saved in the respective hard drives and accessing them. Imagine you have to work with two computers daily – one in your office and the other one in your home. You have to keep the important files and folders synced from both computers, if […]
Google Docs is one of the best online office suites available till date. You can create Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents directly from your browser and store them in your Google account. Later, you can edit or download these documents from any computer you want, and that too in various compatible formats. Another great feature […]
A touchpad is a common feature found in most laptops or notebooks which allows a better substitute of the normal computer mouse. If you have very less desk space and want to avoid wire clutters, you should know how to master the operation of a touchpad. Anyone, who has used a touchpad as well as […]
With the evolution of cloud based file hosting services, more and more users are attracted to online file back up services which allows you to store files on the cloud. This is because a 260 GB hard disk is not enough anymore. You need more and more space and most importantly, you want to access […]
Previously we have discussed how to perform a country specific search using any search engine. This involves filtering search results from a specific country which can be useful in certain situations. We have also seen how to perform language specific search on the web. In this tutorial we are going to learn how to use […]
I love using browser bookmarklets for two reasons. First, they do not require any installation and you can easily save or backup them in case you are formatting your system. Second, browser bookmarklets work seamlessly with multiple browsers and there aren’t any compatibility issues as such. Another great thing about browser bookmarklets is that they […]
Flickr has been my favorite photo sharing website for years. This is because Flickr is so easy to navigate and I always find the best images for my articles and projects at Flickr. Flickr is also a great place for photo sharing, you can create photo sets and upload photos to your Flickr account for […]
One of the problems with email attachments and using a browser based email client is the amount of time it takes to upload all the attachments. If you are using a slow internet connection, you know how frustrating it can be to upload multiple attachments to a new email message. Sometimes, the connections may fail […]
Google is no doubt the most popular search engine till date. Millions of people across the globe use it everyday to search for content, pictures, blogs and everything else. The reason of the huge popularity of Google is because the results are so relevant and match closely with what the user is searching for. Apart […]