If you’re like me, you’ve probably expanded the storage on your computer by adding an external hard drive or two. I’m not talking about one of those USB thumb drives. I’m referring to the USB connected 80GB+ drives that often require a separate power source. In my system I store backups and archived data to […]
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I don’t know about how everybody else work, but I am the kind of person who always need to do quick calculations. From a simple “how much is the change” or “how much should I pay for everything” to something like “how much IDR (Indonesian Rupiah – my country currency) should I pay for this […]
The following question will most likely structure your need for this application that dares challenge outdated software installed on your computer. Can you compile a quick and detailed list of ALL outdated software programs residing inside your personal computer? If you “simply” can’t, then you’re in for some serious trouble. There are reasons why software […]
For simple resizing of your existing Windows partition, Norm has done a good job in showing you how to get it done with Easus. If you want to do more, such as creating new partitions of different file format (such as Ext3 or HFS), then Gnome Partition Editor (Gparted) is the one for you. GParted […]
What happen if you wanted to reinstall your Windows XP, but found that you have lost your product key? Well, you can either hack into the system registry to check out the product key (that is, if you have the expertise) or go online and search for a pirated key. Alternatively, you can use RockXP […]
MouseAway is a small application that detects the location of your mouse pointer and keyboard cursor and move the mouse away them if they are too close. In most situation, when you use the mouse to change the keyboard cursor location, the mouse pointer always end up in the same position as the keyboard cursor […]
The browser today means a lot more than it did ten years ago, heck it means a lot more than it did even two years ago. In today’s world the browser represents not only a way to view the musings of the Internet, but it’s also the thin face to many server-based applications. The browser […]
When you boot up your computer, most people will have a set process to what they do when it’s finished loading. For me, it’s loading up my Firefox browser, opening Windows Live Writer and playing some music through iTunes. What would you do if I said you would be able to load all these applications […]
QEMU is a CPU and process emulator which allows you to create virtual machines that can run on any platform. QEMU manager uses this emulator to virtualize Linux on windows systems. In this post we show you how to create an Ubuntu virtual machine on Windows using QEMU manager.
There are plenty of screensavers for Windows out there, but the best that I have come across is the Analogy screensaver. Analogy is a beautifully crafted Clock that uses simple typography and visual spatial effect to present the time. It is a simple yet elegant way of presenting everyday object. This is what Jesson Yip, […]
TuneUp is an application that integrates with iTunes to fill up your music collection’s metadata, album info and album arts. If you have a huge music collection and have been lazy in maintaining them over the years, now is a good chance for you to get them clean up once and for all.
After much waiting, Amarok 2 was finally released. For those who can’t wait to try it out, here is how you can install it on your Kubuntu/Ubuntu.
If you read our earlier article about tuning up your PC with CCleaner, then you already know about the high calibre of software that is developed by Piriform. I’m definitely a big fan of the CCleaner product. I’m sure you can guess that it was a no brainer that when Piriform released their next masterpiece, I just had […]
Even though Windows Vista has been around for close to two years, there are still many people who can’t bear to get rid of Win XP due to its stability and better hardware support. Luckily you can get the best of both world by creating a dual boot between Vista and XP. Here is the […]
Have you ever wondered where your disk space is being consumed? I have. There have been plenty of times where I thought that I should have more free disk space than I actually had. I used to spend countless hours reviewing the properties of folder after folder, each time hoping to find a clue as […]
Screencast is often a good tool to demonstrate the functionality of an application. However most people find it difficult or complicated to create your own screencast and add custom text/annotation to it. If you are one of those, Wink will be the application you need to turn screencasting into an easy task.
Cobian Backup is a real treat for anyone looking for an easy-to-use backup solution for their Windows desktop. The latest release, Cobian Backup 9 (Amanita), provides support for Windows NT, 2000, 2003, XP and Vista. This multi-threaded application can be used to schedule and backup your files and folders from your local system to a […]
Tidy Favorites is an application that allows you to better manage your browser’s bookmarks. It is in every aspect similar to the speed dial function in Opera and Firefox, except that it is more flexible and there are more rooms for customization.