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Microsoft Office 365 Beta Review

Microsoft Office 365 Beta Review

Microsoft Office and Exchange has always been the backbone for many corporate and business enterprises. With the launch of Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft is bringing their desktop/server based system to the cloud, enabling professionals to access their emails, important documents, contacts, and calendar from almost anywhere and any device.

Using JShot for All of Your Screen Capture Needs

Using JShot for All of Your Screen Capture Needs

No matter who you are – software developer, technical writer, blogger, or just someone wanting to show off their cool desktop — you need to take the occasional screen capture. There are a large number of commercial, free, and Open Source screen capture tools out there. They range from bare bones apps to ones that […]

D7: The Only Tool You Need To Troubleshoot Your Computer

D7: The Only Tool You Need To Troubleshoot Your Computer

As a computer geek and an IT administrator, I always get calls from people about their broken systems and I always have my USB first aid kit with me in order to troubleshoot any problems regarding problematic or broken systems. Today I’m going to talk about a portable utility which serves as a Swiss army […]

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone Update “Mango” And Surface 2.0 [News]

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone Update “Mango” And Surface 2.0 [News]

During a press event last Friday, 27th May, Microsoft unveiled two important updates to their line of products: Mango (Windows Phone update ) and the Microsoft Surface 2.0. Mango Mango is the codename for the next major update of Windows Phone. It adds more than 500 new features to the existing version and makes the […]

How to Password Protect Your Files And Folders In Windows

How to Password Protect Your Files And Folders In Windows

Depending on your work, there will be times that you need to secure some confidential files/folders in your computer. Previously, we have shown you how to protect sensitive documents in Windows, without installing any software. In this article, let’s take a look at several software that can password protect your files and folders.

Make Your Dropbox Portable, Bring It Everywhere You Go

Make Your Dropbox Portable, Bring It Everywhere You Go

We have covered tons and tons of Dropbox tips and tricks. The latest addition to our Dropbox library is to make it portable and bring it everywhere we go, on a USB drive. When it comes to accessing our Dropbox folder, there are many ways to do it. You can install the Dropbox desktop client […]

6 Alternative PDF Readers For Windows

6 Alternative PDF Readers For Windows

Files stored in PDF (Portable Document Format) provide a versatile method of transferring documents without losing formatting and other effects. The file format was originally created by Adobe, however since in recent years Adobe’s PDF reader has become bloated and difficult to use. In this article I will look at six free alternative PDF viewers.

What Is The thumb.db File? [MTE Explains]

What Is The thumb.db File? [MTE Explains]

If you use a PC running any current version of Windows you may have noticed small files called Thumbs.db popping up on your system. What is it, what do they do, what did I do to create them? Relax, they’re harmless. Here’s what thumb.db files are for. Thumbs.db files are only shown when a specific […]

Folder Menu: A Simple, Yet Useful Way To Improve Your Productivity

Folder Menu: A Simple, Yet Useful Way To Improve Your Productivity

There are plenty of ways to increase your productivity and having a quick access to various shortcuts in definitely one of the most discussed way. Folder Menu is a AutoHotKey script that allows you to quickly jump to your favorite app/folder with a single mouse click. It is a small, yet powerful and highly customizable […]

10 Things You Need To Know About Internet Explorer 9

10 Things You Need To Know About Internet Explorer 9

After lot of fanfare, Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) was finally released. It is touted as the best browser by Microsoft and comes with support for the latest technology in town. Well, that may sound a bit exaggerating, but IE9 did indeed come with several impressive features. In case you are wondering whether you should upgrade […]

7 Useful Windows Desktop Gadgets

7 Useful Windows Desktop Gadgets

One of the most interesting features of Windows 7 is the ability to add “gadgets” to your desktop. These are small apps that help display information and allow you to interact with your computer without launching other programmes. In this article I will outline how these gadgets can be installed, used and will also highlight […]

Remote Control Windows 7 With Your Android Phone

Remote Control Windows 7 With Your Android Phone

WIN Remote is an Android app that allows you to remote control your Windows 7 directly from your mobile. As compared to an earlier post on remote controlling your computer from Android, this app is much more polished and there are many features that are dedicated to Windows 7. To be able to remote control […]