Deleting a file from your computer may be the simplest thing to do, but do you know that the file still exists on your computer? Here are some tools that you can use to securely delete files in Windows.
The Unity Smart Scopes is a powerful search tool for the Unity Dash in Ubuntu. It was left out of Ubuntu 13.04 because of stability issue. If you are one of those who love to try bleeding edge stuff, here is how you can install Unity Smart Scopes in Ubuntu 13.04.
After some months of buying my own passive polarized display, I’ve realized that anyone new to this kind of hardware is probably going to have a hard time figuring it out. The learning curve isn’t incredibly steep, but there’s not much information on how to get passive 3D movies to play just how you want them.
While you are busy working on your computer, it can be a hassle for you to reply to a lot of SMS texts from your phone. With Gtext for Google Chrome, you can now send and receive SMS texts from the Gmail window.
There are plenty of benefits for partitioning your hard disk. You can install new operating system on it, or use as an backup location. This article shows you the guide to partition your hard drive in Windows 8, without any external tool.
SMS Filter is a very useful application for Android that allows users to get rid of spam and unwanted messages. The application enables users to mark messages from specific phone numbers as spam.
Windows Device Manager is good, but it does not provide detailed information about the installed devices. ServiWin let you manage Windows drivers with the detailed information that Windows Device Manager doesn’t provide.
Do you know that a simple task such as opening PDF files can infect your computer with malware? This is a very common method used by hackers to install malicious software on your system and gain access to it. Here is a list of PDF files that are known to be infected and one you will want to keep in your blacklist.
Google has recently introduced the new tabbed inbox in Gmail which will auto-sort your emails into various tabs and help you to be more productive. This new tabbed inbox interface is not activated by default. This article will show you how you can activate and configure the tabbed inbox in Gmail.
Have you ever experienced working from a location where an Internet connection is not available? It may not happen all the time, but when it does, a lot of work gets put on hold, especially email. If you use Gmail, a good backup plan for this unavoidable situation is Gmail Offline, a Chrome app. This app allows you to access your Gmail without an Internet connection.
Knowing detailed information about the WiFi networks around you can be beneficial for diagnosing problems and just getting an idea of what others are doing in your area. WifiInfoView is a free utility that lets you see detailed information about Wifi networks from SSIDs to MAC addresses to router models and more.
The Internet can sometimes be a frightening experience for adults, and that makes parents wonder if they should allow their kids’ to have access. Everyone has an opinion on this matter, and Make Tech Easier wants yours. Do you control what your kids do on the Internet?
Are you bored with the folders on your Mac? Even though some folders may have different icons on them, they’re all the same boring blue. Are you looking for a quick and easy way to create custom folders for your Mac to make the important folders stand out? If so, Folder Magic is the perfect application for you.
In Windows 7 and 8, each of the item that you pin on the taskbar is associated with a shortcut. This allows you to quickly access the icon. The keyboard shortcut associated with the taskbar icon is “Windows key + number from the left”. For example, if Windows Explorer is pinned as the first icon […]
Duolingo is a very handy application for Android devices that allows users to learn foreign languages quickly and easily. The application makes learning languages fun and interesting by using techniques such as earning achievements, test out your knowledge and unlocking new lessons as you move on.
SpecCheck for Android allows users to easily compare the specifications of different Smartphones from their device. It will show you all the details of a smartphone and allows you to compare which smartphone is better. The application has a huge database of all the popular smartphone brands, including Samsung, HTC, LG, Nokia and many more.
In earlier days, it was quite a tough job to check the hardware or software configuration of a computer. Now, with more advanced software, you can check your system information easily. Here are several useful tools that you can use to check the system information and get more detailed information about your hardware and software configuration.
We frequently have multiple tabs open – researching posts and keeping potential ideas at hand. For all of this I utilize multiple extensions to control everything. It is a juggling act that is always on the verge of going out of control! One way to keep it in control is to add Recycle Bin in Chrome.