As a programmer, you’ll quickly realize that your OS’s default text editor isn’t quite up to the task. Here are some of the best cross-platform text editors you should try.
If you are searching for files that were long ago deleted or even recently deleted, Wondershare Data Recovery is a worthwhile option for retrieving them. Follow along to see how it works.
PowerPoint is omnipresent in business. SlideModel is a service that provides access to a large library of professionally designed PowerPoint templates, graphics, maps and other PowerPoint sundries you might need. Let’s check it out.
Looking for other cloud storage options or additional places to store & back up files? Check out pCloud Drive, a cross-platform cloud service that delivers.
Cryptomator is an open source app that encrypts files before uploading to the cloud. Here’s how to use it to apply client-side encryption to cloud files.
Prisma is an app that uses artificial intelligence to apply filters to photos. Here’s how to apply Prisma effects from your desktop using Telegram.
Looking for the best way to create 3D printable models? In this article we will show you how to make and print 3D models with Sketchup Make.
Are you looking for a Skype alternative with no central server? Meet Ring. It’s decentralized, focused on privacy, and is all about peer-to-peer.
Turbo Download Manager is a download manager that’s available on basically every platform and browser. In this article we take a look at this multi-platform download manager from inbasic.
Interested in OneNote and looking to move your notes from Evernote to OneNote? Here’s how to switch from one note-taking app to the other.
The free cross-platform 3D rendering program Daz 3D Studio comes with poseable human being objects and scenes to render. Here’s how to set up Daz 3D and get started.
A number of viruses evade security software detection causing huge problems. So we ask: are anti-malware applications worth the trouble anymore?
Part of Apple’s DRM system requires that all content endpoints be authorized to use the content you buy and use on them. Here’s how to authorize and deauthorize a computer.
Looking for more tips regarding Sketchup Make software? Here are a few more tools to make better models. We cover using guides, snapping cursors, reference points and more.
Want to decrease the size and/or file size of your images? This tutorial will show you how to resize and optimise images using GIMP.
Looking for an easy way to manage your projects and tasks no matter where you are? MeisterTask is a free web-based agile project and task management system.
Sketchup is a CAD program. In this article, potentially the first of a series, we show you how to get up and running doing 3D modelling in Sketchup Make.
If you work on your computer for long hours, you probably deal with eye strain and disrupted sleep. Luckily, this can be helped by a few apps like F.lux
What if there was a way to access your Google Play Music library from your desktop? Luckily, there is! Meet the Google Play Music Desktop Player.
In this article we teach you how to put together virtual camera rigs for interesting camera work in your virtual 3D world.
ZeroNet is a P2P networking tool powered by BitTorrent & encrypted with Bitcoin tech. It lets you access and host websites in peer-to-peer fashion.
The spin tool in Blender 3D is a powerful tool for making lathed objects and radial arrays of objects. In this article we prove this by making a model of a toy rocket.
The Internet comes with the solution to watch whatever TV shows you want, at whatever time. Sonarr is one of the best tools to do it. Here’s how it works.
Did you know that you can add video files to a plane in Blender to create a wall, floor tile, carpet, etc.? In this article, we show you how to make virtual video screens.
Using a camera in Blender 3D is the same as using a real camera; to get the best out of your shots you need to be a cinematographer. Here are some basic techniques you should know.
VLC makes it easy to add and manage subtitles and offers simple, yet powerful, options to get the best experience. Here’s how to add subtitles in VLC player and sync with the video to get a comfortable experience.
Want to create a custom ring for 3D printing? In this article we discuss how to design a ring object in Blender and output it to print so you can actually wear it on your finger.
Looking for some cool, unique typefaces to help jazz up your Web and graphic designs? Here are a few fonts worth checking out that you probably don’t know about.
Getting realistic renders in Blender 3D software is about more than textures and lighting. It’s about how you use a camera. In this article we will show you how to use Depth of Focus in your own Blender shots to add realism.
Texture mapping is the art of sticking a graphic to the outside of a 3D shape to provide colour and texture. In this article we explain how to do UV mapping in Blender 3D to make your objects look realistic.
If you use Evernote to collect materials for research or other purposes, you can turn them into cool presentations without having to rely on other software. Here’s how.
HDR has come to mean those brightly coloured tone-mapped landscape images people post on the Internet. But that’s not what HDR is. This tutorial will explain what HDR environment lighting is and how to get the effects in Blender 3D.
We have to say goodbye to the beloved screenshot and editing app, Skitch. If you’re an avid Skitch user looking for an alternative, here are some replacements to check out.
To get good lighting in 3D graphics images, you need to have a grasp of lighting in the real world. This tutorial will help you master 3D lighting in Blender.
In this article we cover rendering engines, settings for rendering, quality levels & more for taking Blender scenes & turning them into still images & video sequences.
Looking for software to help you identify and correct your music library? Musicbrainz Picard is a simple tool to do just that. Check it out.
If you frequently use maps, then you might want to create custom maps that are specially customized for your needs. Here are five of the best tools for this purpose.
In this article we cover the basics of animation – keyframes and motion. We also give a quick-start intro to rendering your finished work as a video which will lead into a forthcoming article covering rendering in depth.
In this article you’ll learn to add MIDI files to Reaper and how to orchestrate & mix a final product, in this case, a fine example of Classical Chipmusic.
Continuing from our previous article on Blender 3D modelling basics, this article discusses advanced modelling techniques using subdivisions and loop cuts.
If you are looking for a new graphics technique using layers, you may want to try this great retro 1960s pop art screen print effect. We’ll show you how to get this cool effect using Pixlr.
In this article we will teach you to light your scenes using virtual lights inside Blender 3D and render your scenes as a still, a cross-platform software.
Tagspaces is a non-cloud note and file organiser for all major platforms. It works offline, is open source, uses plain file formats & uses simple tagging. Here’s a closer look.
In this article we show you how to texture objects that you make in Blender 3D using photographic bitmaps and graphics you create.
In this article we give you a beginners’ guide to building objects in 3D with Blender, a free cross-platform 3D graphics and video software.
If you or a friend or family member are visiually impaired, or you just want a screen reader, here are some of the best screen readers to use.
There are a lot of effects that come with the DAW software Reaper. In this article we show how to create sounds and provide fun presets to get you started.
Blender is a wonderful 3D program. In this article we show the facility for camera tracking in Blender and suggest ways to use it for visual effects.
Enpass Password Manager is a free password manager app for all mobile and desktop devices. Here’s a quick look at what it entails.
iMyfone is a data recovery software for iPhone that uses smart scanning technology & works on Windows. Check out how it works & enter to win a license key.