How To Auto-Clean Windows Vista With CCleaner

How To Auto-Clean Windows Vista With CCleaner

If you’re not familiar with everyone’s favourite system cleaner, CCleaner, it’s a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool.  This application does a very nice job at cleaning up after you, assuming that you actually remember to run it. In today’s fast-paced world, many of us don’t have the time or capacity it takes to remember […]

Mac: Switching Your Windows Easily With Witch

Mac: Switching Your Windows Easily With Witch

How many applications do you open at one time on you Mac? One? Not likely. Ten? Possible. My MacBook white always runs at least three applications at a time, with several windows for each and a constant switching among them. I’m not much of a mouse person. I prefer to use keyboard and shortcuts whenever […]

Flickr Gallery Plus Makes Flickr Even More Fun To Use

Flickr Gallery Plus Makes Flickr Even More Fun To Use

Flickr is one of my favourite websites. I use it for storing photos, searching for interesting photos for my blog posts and to meet like minded people. The best part is the simple and plain interface and the social aspect. The sheer number of users active on Flickr make the whole experience of photography very […]

How To Create Screencasts Easily With ScreenToaster

How To Create Screencasts Easily With ScreenToaster

If you are thinking of creating your own screencast, but can’t find the appropriate screen recording tool that is both free and easy to use, then Screen Toaster could be the one for you. Screen Toaster is an online screencast service that allows you to record your desktop screen without installing any application. No matter […]

Recover Long Lost Files with Recuva

Recover Long Lost Files with Recuva

It seems like everything that Piriform produces becomes a handy tool to keep in your PC toolbox.  Recuva is no exception.  This handy application offers Windows users the ability to restore important files that have been deleted from the system.  Much in line with CCleaner and Defraggler, Recuva is a free utility that provides unquestionable […]

Download Webmail to POP & RSS Reader Tool

Download Webmail to POP & RSS Reader Tool

FreePOPs is a webmail tool that among several of its other functions, it allows you to access free web based mail utilizing the POP3 protocol. This application carries modules for dozens of services including but not limited to Windows Live Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, AOL Email and more! FreePOPs grants you access to various resources […]

How To Create And Install Your Own GRUB Splash Image

How To Create And Install Your Own GRUB Splash Image

Grub is the most commonly used bootloader in Linux system. When you boot up your computer, the default Grub screen comes with a black background and white text. If that is fine with you, then this tutorial is not for you. On the other hand, if you wish to beautify it with your favorite image, […]

Virtualbox: Fix Mouse Integration Issue In Ubuntu Intrepid Guest

Virtualbox: Fix Mouse Integration Issue In Ubuntu Intrepid Guest

If you have installed Ubuntu Intrepid as a virtual machine in your Virtualbox, you will find that the mouse integration does not work, even after you have installed the guest addition. If you are having this problem, here’s the fix: First, make sure that the guest addition is already installed inn your Ubuntu Intrepid guest. […]

How To Create Brochure Easily With Scribus

How To Create Brochure Easily With Scribus

Scribus is a popular open source desktop publishing software that allows you to create publication like e-books, brochures, type setting and other print publications easily. Being a close competitor to Adobe Indesign and QuarkXpress, the advantage that Scribus has is that it is free and supports many features like CYMK color support and PDF creation. […]

OnlyWire: One Bookmark Tool to Rule Them All

OnlyWire: One Bookmark Tool to Rule Them All

One of the trends of Web 2.0 era is bookmark sharing through social sites. Whenever someone finds something interesting in the web, he/she will then bookmark it using one of the bookmarking service and allows the bookmark to be shared with others. This is one of the most powerful way for a site to be […]

How To Create And Install Your Own Usplash Theme In Ubuntu

How To Create And Install Your Own Usplash Theme In Ubuntu

I am not sure how many of you like the default usplash screen of Ubuntu, but I am definitely one of those that dislike it and find it dull and boring. I prefer to have some images that are beautiful and able to make my first impression (when turning on the computer) a pleasant one. […]

Instantly View Thousands Of RSS Feeds With Awasu

Instantly View Thousands Of RSS Feeds With Awasu

Awasu, a free desktop RSS reader application which is currently available for all versions of Windows and gives you the option to stay connected to your favorite sites directly from the desktop. This Windows-based news-reader will run in the background of your PC and continually monitor websites RSS feeds for you. When it senses that […]

How To Boot And Install Windows 7 From USB Flash Drive

How To Boot And Install Windows 7 From USB Flash Drive

Updated: An updated version of this tutorial can be found here, featuring an easier and faster way to create a Windows 7 USB installer drive. The Windows 7 beta has been released for quite a while now. If you want to follow the crowd and test it in your system, but do not want to […]

8 Ways To Improve Your WordPress’s Loading Time

8 Ways To Improve Your WordPress’s Loading Time

If you have been blogging for quite a while, you will find that as your traffic increases, your blog’s loading time become slower and slower. This could be due to inefficient coding, too many images (or advertisement) or just that you have activated too many plugins that take up your valuable server resources. If the […]

How To Install And Configure Cairo Dock In Ubuntu Intrepid

How To Install And Configure Cairo Dock In Ubuntu Intrepid

Cairo dock is a Mac OSX dock-like application that you can install in your Linux machine. One of the advantage that it has over other docks is that it does not require any compositing window manager to work. Even on a low-end PC, it will still work fine. This is not possible for docks like […]

5 Powerful Video Converters For Mac That You Can Use For Free

5 Powerful Video Converters For Mac That You Can Use For Free

There are many occasions where you need to convert a video from one format to another. For example, you want to convert a video to iPhone format so you can transfer to it and watch it on the move, or you want to convert the raw footage of your outdoor video shoot into a format […]

Download High Definition Video With YouTube Downloader

Download High Definition Video With YouTube Downloader

YouTube Downloader HD is a great little Windows-only application for anyone who likes to download videos that they have seen on YouTube.  I can think of a handful of times that I needed an offline copy of a YouTube video when my Internet connection was not available, or YouTube was blocked by corporate policies. This […]

Sync Your Passwords Across Different Browsers With LastPass

Sync Your Passwords Across Different Browsers With LastPass

It is not surprising to see that most browsers come with their own password manager to allow you to save all your login passwords. The only problem is, they are not cross-browser compatible. What you stored in your Firefox browser can’t be used in Internet Explorer or Safari. In addition, if you are out travelling […]

Make Review And Make Friends With Ciao

Make Review And Make Friends With Ciao

A wise man once said that we are not living in the “information” era anymore. We are living in the “filtering the information” era. We are bombarded by the over bloated information available out there that it becomes annoyingly difficult for us to sort the good from the bad. That’s why community-based review sites like […]