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Either this an intentional joke or an epic fail by Google.Read More »
This informative infographic helps explain the various roles of different IT professionals.Read More »
Is it so hard for people to remember their own first and last name?Read More »
[Windows] Easily batch resize high-resolution photos with FreeSizer, a portable and extremely lightweight program
For lack of a better phrase, bulk resizing images can be a real pain in the ass. It doesn’t truly matter what photo editing software you use, they all pretty much require you to resize each image manually. If you only have ten or twenty images to work with, then it’s not quite so bad.…Read More »
Android has a pretty nifty notifications tray that exists to alert you about all sorts of activities and events, but surprisingly there aren’t many apps that allow you to create custom notifications. Notable: Quick Reminder allows you to create personal reminders that sit in the Android notifications tray.…Read More »
Keeping your system up to date in Linux can sometimes be laborious. If you’re an Ubuntu user and you’re not afraid bash scripts, Ubuntu Always Up To Date is a great way to automate updates on your Ubuntu machine.
WHAT IS IT AND WHAT DOES IT DO
Ubuntu Always Up To Date is a bash script that automatically downloads and installs Ubuntu operating system updates, third-party software updates, drives updates, etc.…Read More »
If you’re looking for a simple notepad app for your Android device, you’re in luck. Notepad is a very simple and straightforward note-taking app for Android. It allows you to edit and save text files. Perfect for jotting down notes on the go.…Read More »
[iPhone] CoverMe provides security and privacy for messages, call logs, contacts, photos, and videos
Security is a primary concern for anyone who uses the Internet, but most of us don’t do enough to protect ourselves. Most of us choose convenience over security precautions, favoring speed and ease of access to our devices at the expense of guarding our personal information.…Read More »
Recently picked up an LG Optimus G3975? Want to root it? This guide will help you with that endeavor. Follow the guide and before you know it your LG Optimus G E975 will be rooted!
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”.…Read More »
What a lazy lion.Read More »
This is one of the few comics I actually laughed out loud after reading.Read More »
What is the maximum number of WiFi connections that you have seen in one area? 5? 10?Read More »
Disney says they will show Star Wars Episode 7 by 2015. Why wait so long? Watch a parody of it today!Read More »
Microsoft says recent Windows 7 security update is faulty, tells everyone to uninstall update (before it’s too late)
Every second Tuesday of every month Microsoft issues a bunch of patches for its products, including Windows. This is known as Patch Tuesday. For this this recent Patch Tuesday Microsoft issued a Windows Update for Windows 7, security update 2823324, that “addresses a moderate-level vulnerability that requires an attacker to have physical computer access to exploit”.…Read More »
Search engines like Google and Bing index the web. The web contains thousands (millions?) of malware links, either malicious websites or malicious downloads. So it shouldn’t surprise anyone that malware links can be found when searching via a search engine. The people at major search engines, including Google and Bing, realize this fact and put effort into filtering out malicious links.…Read More »
As I’m sure most dotTechies know, VirusTotal is an awesome online virus/malware scanner that allows users to scan files and programs for viruses or malware using over 40 different anti-virus/anti-malware engines.
VirusTotal historically had a maximum file size limit of 20 MB.…Read More »
[Windows] Protect your system from malware infections via USB or external drives with BitDefender USB Immunizer
Security is always a hot issue in the world of technology, but sometimes you don’t have the luxury of being totally safe. For example, when it comes to mobile USB storage, like a USB flash drive, it can be difficult to discern how secure the device actually is.…Read More »
[Android] Twilight automatically modifies screen brightness based on time of day, for better viewing at night
Recently I reviewed F.lux for Windows, and it turned out to be a pretty big hit with Dottechies. It’s an awesome program that adjusts the tone and colors of your screen depending on the current time of day. There is a mobile version of F.lux available, but it’s for iOS only.…Read More »
[Linux] Konqueror is a web browser that has a ton of native features: ad-blocking, email, PDF viewing, text editing, FTP, and more
Tired of mainstream browsers? Tired of Webkit? Want something exciting? Konqueror might just be up your alley. Konqueror is a web browser powered by KHTML web technologies, is open source, and brought to you by the KDE project.
WHAT IS IT AND WHAT DOES IT DO
Konqueror is a web browser and a file manager, built and maintained by the KDE project.…Read More »
If you’ve ever seen an iPhone and you’re an Android user, there’s a good chance you might wish that you had pop-up notifications too. Droid Notify Lite can help you with that problem. Droid Notify gives you pop-up notifications (all of which can be themed) for your favorite Android device.…Read More »
Sharing videos with friends is a great way to stay in touch, say “wish you were here,” or make a big announcement. Unfortunately, the App Store marketplace is so crowded that it can often seem impossible to separate the good apps from the bad ones.…Read More »
Have an Oppo Find 5 that you want to root? This guide will help you! Read on to learn how to unlock the hidden power of your Oppo Find 5!
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) incurred as a result of following this guide.…Read More »
dotTech has reviewed so many DVD copies and/or rippers in the recent past, I’d be surprised if every dotTechie has not yet found their favorite one. If, however, you are one of those people that are still looking, BlazeVideo DVD Copy wants your business.…Read More »
Photographers drop glow sticks in waterfalls and then snap photos of the ordeal. And the result is stunning.Read More »
Linux penguin > Vista iconRead More »
Michaelsoft what?Read More »
Imagine if broken screens could be fixed by simply spraying on them with this magical solution.Read More »
Domains are very cheap to purchase. For roughly $10 a year you can have your very own domain. However, even at that low price some people are unable to purchase domains or the domains they want to purchase aren’t available. Enter Mali and its .ML domain.…Read More »
Hugo Teso is a security researcher at N.Runs, a Germany-based IT consultancy firm. He is also a licensed commercial pilot. So he did what any other regular person would do with two seemingly unrelated interests: use one to exploit the other.…Read More »
When Samsung launched the 5.3-inch Galaxy Note in 2011, it was widely labeled as too large by tech pundits around the web. However, Galaxy Note was a hit for Samsung and helped spur the “phablet” genre, smartphones that are larger than normal smartphones but smaller than tablets.…Read More »
So you think Samsung’s 4.99-inch Galaxy S4 and 5.5-inch Galaxy Note II are big, eh? Then you will be happy to know they are just children when compared to Samsung’s latest Galaxy Mega devices.
Destined for Europe and Russia starting this May, Samsung has just announced two Galaxy Mega devices: Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3.…Read More »