With macOS, have you ever wondered why you have to mount the dmg file and drag and drop the content to the Applications directory to install a new application? Let’s find out why.
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If you are downloading an app outside of the Mac App store, it is best to scan the package file for malware before you install it. Here’s how you can do it in macOS.
Want to learn more about the signature line on software installer windows? Read on to learn what this one line means and why you should be aware of it.
Plenty of free Windows software come with junkware packaged into them. Here are some tips to avoid downloading and installing junkware to your Windows PC.
Chocolatey is the equivalent of “apt” or “yum”, except that it is meant for the Windows OS. If you are a Windows user and are not afraid of the command line, Chocolatey is one good app that allows you to search and install software easily in Windows.
If you use Ubuntu, or one of the many Linux distributions derived from Ubuntu, you’re probably familiar with at least a couple of ways to install software. You might use apt-get from the command line. Or, you might use Synaptic Package Manager. More and more people are using Ubuntu Software Center and some use a […]
The one thing that almost everyone does after a system reformat is to re-install all the applications and restore the system back to its previous state. A troublesome, boring, and sometime tedious task. It can get worst if you do not have access to the Internet. Wouldn’t it be great if you can install all […]
AppBrain is a powerful web-interface for installing any app onto your Android phone. Instead of navigating through the default Android Market app, you can browse the apps on the AppBrain website and install/uninstall from the comfort of your desktop. Since installing AppBrain and now Fast Web Installer I have completely stopped using the default Market application. […]
Have you ever been surfing the web or reading an article and came across a application or site that solves a very simple problem? A problem that, up until that point, you just dealt with because that’s how things are? When you read a little about this amazing problem solver you say “DAMN! I wish […]
Instead of buying a brand new Windows 7 DVD, some of you might opt to download the ISO image from the Microsoft site and burn it to a DVD yourself. The problem is, a great percentage of the common mass is facing problem getting the ISO image onto the DVD. In this article we will […]
For over a decade, KDE has supplied Linux and Unix users with a graphical desktop environment and a suite of useful applications. It has become one of the most popular desktop environments and is the default on many Linux distributions. With the coming of KDE 4, developers promised native KDE applications running on Windows. While the current […]
All Macs come with a DVD drive that you can use, so in most situations, you won’t have the need for a USB installer disk. However, there can be times when your DVD ROM is spoilt and you need to reformat/upgrade your OS. This is where an USB installer disk comes in handy. In addition, […]
Previously, I have discussed the way to create a Windows 7 USB installer drive using the command prompt. Even though I have make it easy to follow, there are still some of you having some difficulty in the process. Recently, I have come across this little cool portable application that is able to do all […]