[Windows] Should I Remove It analyzes installed software and tells you which ones you should uninstall
When it’s spring cleaning time or just time to remove some junk from your computer, it can be difficult trying to figure out what software to uninstall. Personally, I always seem to have a lot of apps that I swear …Read More »
Apparently people hate Windows 8 so much that a Windows 8 sticker on a laptop deters thieves.Read More »
[Windows] Customize folder and shortcut icons with colors, textures, or your own images using Icomancer
Folder icons in Windows have progressed since the old days but are still, more or less, the same vanilla we have been seeing for over a decade. Ever had the desire to customize your folder and shortcut icons with colors, …Read More »
Tired of constant crashes and blue-screens on your PCs? The answer to your problem might not be one you’d expect. The computer that would offer the most trouble-free operation wasn’t even designed to run Windows — Apple’s MacBook Pro.
Soluto, …Read More »
Because pretty much everyone owns a smartphone or tablet these days, calendars have made a big push into the digital realm. Although paper calendars still exist, a lot of people no longer use them. If you’re on the opposite side …Read More »
The rising popularity of smartphones has made snapping a panoramic photo a breeze; simply download a panorama-supported camera app for your smartphone and you can easily snap a panorama of whatever you want. However, sometimes it isn’t possible to take …Read More »
Snapping a panoramic photo is fairly easy in today’s world; simply pull out your smartphone, use a panorama app, and go. However, there are times when you don’t have access to a smartphone or have images you snapped individually that …Read More »
[Windows] CarotDAV integrates Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive, SugarSync, Box, FTP, and WebDAV into one program
Cloud storage is quickly becoming the norm, and this is probably due to the adoption rate of mobile devices. Lots of people have moved from using traditional desktops on a daily basis, to doing a brunt of their work on …Read More »
In my personal opinion, CCleaner is one of the best system cleaning tools available. Of course, there are tons of alternatives and I’m sure a lot of you dotTechies have an app that you prefer. The point here is that …Read More »
After a while, Windows can start taking a long time to boot. There are many reasons for this, which all have to do with normal wear and tear of the operating system. One of the best ways to speed up …Read More »
[Windows] Securely store your passwords, contacts, notes, and more with Data Guardian [Mac OS X, iOS]
dotTech has a review on best free password manager for Windows, programs that not only securely store your passwords but other data too. If you have yet to find a program to you like using to securely store password and …Read More »
F.lux is a remarkable app that adjusts screen brightness according to the current time in your area. In fact, there are a few apps out there that do the same, and for good reason too. When you stop to think …Read More »
One of the worst things that can occur while browsing the internet is that you realize your favorite site is down, or worse that your own domain is down. Well, no maybe that’s not right there are worse things that …Read More »
This is far from a comprehensive list of symbols you can type on Windows with your keyboard, but it is a start.Read More »
dotTech has a review on best free clean uninstaller for Windows so most dotTechies probably already have a clean uninstaller they like using. However, if you are still in the market for a clean uninstaller, then Soft Organizer wants your …Read More »
We’ve heard plenty about the oft-rumored Windows 8.1. Most recently, we reported on the rumor that the Start Menu might finally be making a comeback. But it looks like Microsoft won’t just be updating its flagship OS this year.
Code …Read More »
In today’s computerized, networked world, it is very important that we protect our private and sensitive data. One way to protect your data is to use steganography; another way is to use encryption. We have already covered the best free …Read More »
Toshiba’s recently announced Kirabook might be the first premium Windows 8 notebook to truly challenge Apple’s amazing but pricey Retina Macbook Pro lineup. In some ways, it might even surpass it.
Toshiba is taking a neat little approach to the …Read More »
24% of PCs worldwide are vulnerable to viruses and cyber attacks, because people don’t update their antivirus
According to the most recent Microsoft Security Intelligence Report, an average of 24 percent of computers worldwide are vulnerable to viruses and cyber attacks. The reason? Simple — the lack of up-to-date antivirus software.
The report says that some …Read More »
Uploading images to Facebook is pretty easy, if you’re not uploading them in large quantities. Downloading images from Facebook and saving them on your computer can be a colossal pain, especially since you have to download them one at a …Read More »
Ever want to print something and it doesn’t print, so you hit the print button multiple times? Or maybe you have a bunch of old print jobs sitting in your printer spooler due to a broken printer and don’t want …Read More »
Do you work with a lot of images or photos on a regular basis? Then you probably know how hard it is to organize and keep track of them all. Kestrel GX is a photo organizer program for Windows that …Read More »
[Windows] Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition is lightweight, provides excellent protection against viruses and malware
A few years back the only viable free anti-virus programs were Avira, Avast, and AVG. However, thanks to the pioneering efforts of those three, other anti-virus companies have felt the pressure to release free anti-viruses and many have done so. …Read More »
One of the best things about Chromium open source project is that it can be modified and used to create different browsers. Take RockMelt, for example, a social browser that uses Chromium technology. (Unfortunately, RockMelt has been discontinued by the …Read More »
Do you have a bunch of PDFs with pages in the wrong orientation and you would like to permanently rotate them? PDF Rotator claims to be able to allow you to rotate PDF pages. Let’s see if it is worth …Read More »
There is no shortage of Windows 8 hate, especially not from OEMs (computer manufacturers) who build Windows PCs. In fact, the hate may be deeper than some may realize.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes of ZDNet says some OEMs have personally confided in …Read More »
[Windows] Easily add filters, effects, vignette patterns, and photo frames to your images with XNRetro
There is a ton of Instagram-like apps for mobile devices, but PC users are left in the dark. Sure, there’s always Photoshop, Gimp and a plethora of other photo editing apps but what if you just want to apply some …Read More »
Bogus 90% off Razer products coupon sparks consumer frenzy in the UK, Razer says it will honor the deal
You know that saying, stranger things have happened? Yeah, well it applies to this next story particularly well.
Bogus coupons are a pretty common thing. Every so often a coupon will emerge, people will go crazy, and some folks will …Read More »
How to backup or download emails from Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail (Outlook.com), Outlook, Thunderbird, and more [Guide]
Email is a mainstay in the lives of many people. I’d venture to say many people who feel naked if they ever lost access to their email accounts and/or their emails. So a question often asked is: how do I …Read More »
I find myself previewing images quite a bit in Windows when browsing through Explorer. That combined with my desire for a quick conversion tool led me to this next application. SageThumbs is inherently a shell extension that adds image preview …Read More »
Having an system optimization tool that provides more than one service can be very useful in optimizing your system. While there are a number of professional software available that can perform the task very well, Advanced SystemCare can perform some …Read More »