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10 Great Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

10 Great Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

Many of you have probably been using Windows 7 for quite a while now. It’s really quite a solid operating system, with┬ástability and functionality far exceeding anything Microsoft has offered before. You may, however, be unaware of one of┬áthe great productivity advantages that Windows offers you. That is keyboard integration, which is far more advanced […]

Gives Your Windows Total Protection With Bitdefender Total Security 2012

Gives Your Windows Total Protection With Bitdefender Total Security 2012

In the past, all you need is an anti-virus software to protect your Windows PC. Now, that is no longer sufficient. You will also need firewall, anti-spyware, anti-malware, parental control etc to get fully protected. Many antivirus companies (such as Norton and McAfee) have transit from providing anti-virus solution to total security suite. Bitdefender is […]

Add Virtual Desktops To Your Windows With nSpaces

Add Virtual Desktops To Your Windows With nSpaces

In Linux, it was called “workspaces”. In Mac, it was called “Spaces”. Even with different names, they were referring to the same thing – virtual desktop. And Windows doesn’t come with any by default. Few years back, we have covered several software that can create virtual desktop for your Windows, and nSpaces is yet another […]

A Quick Peek At Windows 8

A Quick Peek At Windows 8

In case you are not aware, Microsoft has released the first developer preview of their Windows 8 for the public to test out. If you do not have the chance to test it out, follow us to see what new features are there and what to expect in the upcoming Windows 8.

How to Create a Windows 8 USB Boot Disk [Quick Tips]

How to Create a Windows 8 USB Boot Disk [Quick Tips]

So you have downloaded the Windows 8 Developer Preview and wanted to give it a test in your machine. If you are planning to do a clean install, the fastest way is to burn the ISO file into a DVD and boot from it. However, as DVD ROM drive is getting obsolete, more and more […]

Greenshot: A Lightweight Yet Feature-Rich Screenshot Tool for Windows

Greenshot: A Lightweight Yet Feature-Rich Screenshot Tool for Windows

Images taken off a computer screen are called screenshots. While reading tech-reviews on websites, including this one, you will find numerous screenshots that serve as references to what the reviewer is writing about. These images greatly help explain a certain interface feature or guide the reader in knowing where to click in an application. The […]

Crave Invoice Review + Free Giveaway [Update: Contest Closed]

Crave Invoice Review + Free Giveaway [Update: Contest Closed]

As I recently learned while trying to start up my own business, finances are hard. REALLY hard. I mean, I’ve written software and compiled custom kernels and built unique Linux systems for years, but trying to track assets and liabilities and equity and invoices and balance sheets… it’s just beyond me, and I need software […]

5 Excellent Tools To Take Screenshots in Windows

5 Excellent Tools To Take Screenshots in Windows

While writing reviews of websites and software, I often have to use images to reference what I am talking about and to help me better explain things. A simple screenshot of an arrow pointing to a tiny button saves me the trouble of writing a detailed explanation of where the button is located. Having realized […]

How to Increase the Memory Limit for 32-bit Applications in Windows 64-bit OS

How to Increase the Memory Limit for 32-bit Applications in Windows 64-bit OS

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 […]

StartMenuXP Restores Your Start Menu to XP Style [Windows]

StartMenuXP Restores Your Start Menu to XP Style [Windows]

If you have installed lots of applications in Windows 7, you will find that your Start menu is cluttered, messy and finding the applications you need is no longer a quick and simple task. What makes it worst is that the more applications you have, the slower the Start menu loads. A task that needs […]

BDlot DVD Clone Ultimate + Free Giveaway

BDlot DVD Clone Ultimate + Free Giveaway

Do you ever need to copy DVD with same perfect quality as the original one? What about backing up DVD as ISO file or DVD folder on hard drive or USB? BDlot DVD Clone Ultimate could be the solution for you. And yes, we have a free limited giveaway for you. BDlot DVD Clone Ultimate […]

How to Turn Your Windows 7 to Windows 8 Lookalike

How to Turn Your Windows 7 to Windows 8 Lookalike

If you have been following Windows news, you will know that the next version of Windows – Windows 8 – is going to have a radical change of user interface. Instead of sticking with the same old desktop concept, it is integrating the Windows Phone 7’s Metro UI into Windows 8. The beauty of the […]

How To Share Wireless Connection Settings Through A USB Drive

How To Share Wireless Connection Settings Through A USB Drive

While securing your wireless connection is as easy as entering password, it is often not the security mechanism that makes the wireless connection vulnerable. If you are sharing your security key with many other people (such as in the office environment), the chances of them compromising your wireless security is higher. Most people leak out […]

Essential Software To Install After Installing Windows

Essential Software To Install After Installing Windows

Installing or re-installing Windows is a tedious and time consuming task. Other than the time spent installing the OS, we still need to restore all our favorite and essential software. Personally, I have a list of utilities and software that I install after installing Windows. Keeping this list made my life easier as it allows […]