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1800CONTACTS.COM has probably been your go-to website for contact lenses, but now this well-known company has launched a fantastic app. Yes, it’s an app for contacts, and you’re probably thinking, ‘Wow, they make an app [...]Read More »
This post is paid for and written by Neil.
The first generation of MP3 players were big, clunky, and they had very poor battery life. They couldn’t hold very many files (songs, podcasts, audio recordings, etc.), either, due to their small hard drives. Over time, MP3 players got smaller, faster, [...]Read More »
[Windows] 4 free programs to test the hardware on used, refurbished, and new computers (i.e. burn-in testing)
This article has been contributed to dotTech by dotTechie BearPup. Thanks buddy!
Back in the days when Windows ran on top of DOS – you manually started Windows from the Command Line (the C:\ prompt!) – entire suites of programs were available to test out your new computer. This [...]Read More »
This post is sponsored (paid for) and written by Verizon Wireless.
It’s 2013, and Verizon wants to help you start off the year right on track. Holiday travels may be (mostly) over, but the updated VZ Navigator app from Verizon can make sure your travel plans this year go smoothly. [...]Read More »
Three important criteria to remember when buying an Android smartphone — price, performance, and power
Buying a new Android smartphone can be quiet a daunting task for the uninitiated. With various models — priced at various levels, running on various processors, with various screens — flooding the market, it can all get a bit overwhelming in the beginning. But fear not, because we’re here to [...]Read More »
WinX are doing a Halloween giveaway of their WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe until Nov 6:
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Get this all-in-one HD video converter, DVD burner and YouTube video downloader. Easily play any videos with your iPhone/4S, iPad, iPod, PSP, PS3, Xbox, Android, Blackberry and DVD player. Support MKV, AVCHD, M2TS, AVI,
Update: The freebie is actually Steganos Privacy Suite 12, not Steganos Security Suite 12. My bad.
The following is the description of Steganos Privacy Suite 12, as per the developer:
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Premium security — privacy you can trust
- Working on a PC or laptop that’s connected to the internet offers
A few days ago I noticed Ashraf’s post about DVD Flick. While reading the comments, it seems to me DVD Flick is a hit or miss software — for some people it works, for others it does not. If you are one of the people who have been failed by [...]Read More »
News about Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2012 has been floating around on dotTech’s forums for a while. I thought it is high time to share with dotTech-proper. (Thanks to Enfeus for informing us about this software on the forums!)
Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2012 is a freeware office suite product. [...]Read More »
With Google Chrome being used by hundreds and hundreds of people around the world, it is becoming so popular that it’s winning everyone’s hearts by releasing every possible feature it can add to its newer versions. It has almost all the features needed to become the world’s most preferred browser. [...]Read More »
This is a short tutorial how you can make WinX DVD Ripper Platinum (v6.3.5) portable. After this you will be able to use WinX DVD Ripper Platinum 6.3.5 from wherever you want (USB drive, portable hard drive, etc.). This tutorial is comprised of four (4) short and easy to follow [...]Read More »
[SC] Aimersoft Blu-ray Roulette: Win multiple different prizes, including free Aimersoft Blu-ray Ripper!
This is a sponsored post: Wondershare Software paid to have this posted on dotTech. dotTech did not write the article found below and we do not endorse any of the content just like we don’t endorse any other advertisements on dotTech. Please don’t view this as a “review” from dotTech. [...]Read More »
WinX Blu-ray Decrypter software description by the developer:
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Backup and Decrypt Blu-ray Video Disc to Your Hard Drive
WinX Blu-ray Decrypter is able to decrypt any Blu-ray video disc, even encrypted with recent AACS MKB v25, BD+ and BD-Live, etc., and transform 3D Blu-ray to 2D video. It comes with
Simpo Tech PDF Merge & Split is a software that, obviously, allows users to split and merge their PDF files. Here is the description of the software by the developer:
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An excellent application combines with a PDF merger and a PDF splitter.
- Merge PDF files in two ways – partial
PC basics gave us a taste of Ashampoo freebies earlier this week. I hope I can continue the tradition by sharing information about how everyone can get 5 Ashampoo software for free!
Description of software, by Ashampoo:
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The official successor of Ashampoo AntiSpyWare and Ashampoo AntiVirus has been
- Ashampoo® Undeleter (as per the developer):
- Ashampoo® Photo Converter (as per the developer):
- Ashampoo® Red Ex (as per the developer):
To get the 3 free Ashampoo products, follow the steps below:
Version being given out for free: Ashampoo Undeleter: v1.0.0m Ashampoo Red EX: v1.0.0, Ashampoo Photo [...]Read More »
Like jv16 PowerTools but can’t afford or don’t want to pay for the shareware version? Now you can use jv16 PowerTools Lite, the freeware version of jv16 PowerTools! Admittedly jv16 PowerTools Lite has limited functions compared to the paid version, but it comes with the same quality associated with the [...]Read More »
I came across this video converter, and it looks a lot like WinX Video Converter so I thought I should share.
This is what the developer has to say about BDLot Video Converter:
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Comprehensive Video Converter, Burner and Video Downloader Combined
BDlot Video Converter is full-featured video converting software, working
Ashampoo Snap is a program to take a “snapshot” of what you see on your computer screen. This program is an alternative to the default windows “Print Screen” function. Ashampoo Snap 4 has more features than the default screen capture function. With Ashampoo Snap 4, you will be [...]Read More »
Update by Ashraf: It appears that this is a fake “freebie”. The developer claims to giveaway the Pro version of their software but instead is giving away the free version. Don’t waste your time with this one! Sorry to everyone that was duped by this.
Some of you may have [...]Read More »
Although not as highly acclaimed as some of its competitors such, as Paragon Software and EaseUS, O&O Software is a German software publishing house that develops software many different computer utilities.
If you have been a long-time dotTech follower like me, you may have seen Ashraf post about O&O freebies [...]Read More »
Nowadays most peoples’ lives revolve around their computers; and when a computer disaster strikes, it can be very devastating. Thus it is always handy to have tools ready to help you recover from a computer crash. Wondershare LiveBoot 2012 is one such tool.
Here is what Wondershare claims LiveBoot 2012 [...]Read More »
When I have a task to complete, I seek the means to do it preferably free of charge. Recently, one of these tasks was to restore old and damaged photos, convert them to passport format, and print them.
The restoring part was easily realized with Ashampoo Photo Optimizer (test version) [...]Read More »
I just found a little gem, Yadis! Backup. The program provides real time backup to just about any destination.
I’ve been looking for a real time/continuous backup program for a while, to make backup to my WD MyBook World Edition (NAS). The Memeo backup software that came with WD is [...]Read More »
Howdy y’all. This is my first article here, and I figured I’d start out with a little known British freeware program called Bulk Rename Utility.
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Bulk Rename Utility is an easy to use file rename program (a.k.a. file renamer). Renaming multiple files has never been easier! It has
Earlier this week Locutus posted about Belvedere, a program that automatically sorts files and folders for users. DropIt is a similar tool, except it works a bit differently:
DropIt is a tiny, flexible, hard-working tool to automate sorting and filing data-files and folders.
DropIt is a file manager that operates [...]Read More »
Wise Disk Cleaner Pro is “junk file cleaner”:
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Wise Disk Cleaner Pro is a quick and safe junk file cleaner. With the advanced scan engine, it safely and quickly locates junk files in your system. By deleting temporary and junk files, it increases available disk space and improves system performance.
Have you ever had a problem of not being able to open a file? Try as you must, but you just cannot find a program to open it. Or, maybe you have multiple different programs downloaded to open different types of files. Free Opener, a freeware tool, may be able [...]Read More »
There are a variety of free office suites out there – both online and as software. These freebies usually fall in one of these three categories:
- Free shareware software as a giveaway
- Open source software
The software dotTechie “Amnesia” (thx Amnesia!) brings to us today is shareware-gone-freeware. In other [...]Read More »
For some time, I have found it annoying to have to open Outlook Express to read my e-mail. Similarly, the consultation of the messages from my free AOL-mailboxes could also be described as tedious. To make maters worse, my ISP has a laborious procedure imposed by my provider for consulting [...]Read More »
Sonic PDF Creator is the following:
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Professional, Secure PDF Creation
Create professional looking and secure PDF documents from hundreds of Windows applications. A simple to use interface with value added features you’ll need, like batch conversion, watermarking, PDF merging and splitting & more.
What it Can Do For You
Everyone has heard of TuneUp Utilities, there is no need to introduce it. All I want to say is that everyone can get TuneUp Utilities 2010 (TuneUp Utilities 2011 costs $49.95, or $24.95 if you install it then uninstall it while it is in trial) for free!
Promotion/registration page: http://www.tuneup-software.co.uk/promo/cs0411/[...]Read More »
Panda Cloud Antivirus, which comes in Free and Pro editions, is an anti-malware solution by Panda Security that is based in the cloud:
Panda Could Antivirus Free is always available for free for personal and non-profit use only. Panda Cloud Antivirus Pro, on the other hands, typically costs $29.99 for [...]Read More »
Hot off the press! Microsoft just announced today that starting May 22, students buying a PC priced $699 (USD) or more can qualify for a free Xbox 360 4GB console. The only requirements are that you need to have a .edu email address (online purchases), or a valid student ID [...]Read More »
WinX DVD Video Converter Pack contains two programs, WinX DVD Ripper Platinum and WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe:
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is an ultimate DVD ripper software capable of ripping the content of DVDs to a wide range of mainstream video formats, such as AVI, [...]Read More »