Losing your password and get lock out of your computer is a painful experience. Luckily, there’s a little-known tool in Windows 8 that allows you to reset your password with a USB key. Let’s learn how to create the key!
Having multiple email accounts and checking them separately can be time consuming, yet it’s something we all must do to stay connected. Simple Mail is a Firefox add-on that allows you to set up multiple email accounts within the browser.
Gmail is one service that has exploded over the last few years, particularly because it is free, simple to use and the flexible features it has for power users. Little do Gmail’s users know that the service has some features that could ultimately improve your experience significantly. Let’s have a look at a few of those!
This how-to guide goes through a number of well-known and some not so well-known methods for troubleshooting your wireless connectivity issues. Some of the points in this guide may be relevant to your situation, but by and large this guide is aimed at resolving issues on a specific computer and not troubleshooting your router itself.
For the rival relationship between Google and Microsoft, you won’t expect Microsoft to release a native Office app for Android anytime soon. If you really need to access Ms Office on your Android tablet, you can make use of CloudOn as the middleman to make the two play nice.
Regardless which email client you use, the process of checking and reading your emails is the same. You read one email, either reply, delete or marked as unread and proceed to the next email. What if you can now turn your emails into a big to-do list and change the usual way to deal with your emails?
Back in Time backup your Linux system and allows you to restore it much like the Time machine in Mac. Here’s the full review of the KDE edition.
If you are a proud iPhone 5 owner, the next thing you will look out for are the accessories (many of which are a bit essential) and the apps that work on the bigger screen. Today, we have a list of both below.
If you are in local network with no Internet access, or you just want to quickly send a file over to another computer without having it to go to the web and back, NitroShare is one good file sharing app you can use on the local network and it works well with Windows, Mac and Linux.
Keeping track of all your passwords is a pain, unless you have only one password for all your accounts. Managing your passwords on a mobile device is even worse because of the small form factor and inflexible keyboard. If you are using a Android device, here are several applications that can help you manage your passwords and make your life easier.
Backup Box is a service which will let you transfer files from one cloud service to another. This process is completely web based and does not require any local computer resources or bandwidth. Backup Box supports several services including Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft SkyDrive, SugarSync, FTP and SFTP. It also supports full MySQL database and Amazon S3 transfers. You can transfer files from any service to any other service directly.
If you are a Dropbox and Android user like I do, you will probably install the Dropbox app on your Android and have access to your files wherever you go. While the Dropbox allows you to export your file to the SD card, it doesn’t give you the capability to download a single (or multiple) folder to your mobile device. If you are looking for the solution, here’s the fix.
If you’re a musician or an audio engineer, and you don’t want to spend the kind of money on setting up a digital studio or don’t want to use a Mac for some reason, you should check out Ubuntu Studio.
Google has a great set of services available for general consumers, and even offers it for a reasonable rate for businesses. But if you’re the paranoid type, or just like to do things yourself, there’s a way you can create something like Google Docs that you install and host on any Ubuntu box you might have. Here is how you can do it.
You may already be familiar with Dropmark – a Web app that brought “dead simple collaboration” to the cloud. Now you can add files to your Dropmark collections right from your Mac menu bar with the new Dropmark for Mac app. You can now create new collections and search for collections directly on your Mac Desktop.
When you install a new OS alongside your Windows, you might face a situation where you can’t boot into the new OS. EasyBCD helps you resolve this problem much more easily than you would with MSConfig.
While the Address Book app is the default app for contact management on Apple devices, that doesn’t mean it is the best. Cobook is a pretty unbeatable app if you’re in need of constant communication with your Google Contacts on your Mac.
If you’re handling a presentation or just lounging at home watching a movie or listening to some music, it’s not always the most convenient to get up and walk over to your computer to change the station, the volume, click to the next slide, etc. It would be nice to have a little remote, wouldn’t it?