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The following is a description of MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2011, as per the developer:
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The PC Check analyzes weaknesses and problems in the system and lists them. Short problem descriptions may be accessed directly to keep an overview and to see where problems
The following is a description of BDLot Blu-ray Ripper, as per the developer:
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Create Your Own Perfect Blu-ray Movie Collection on PC
BDlot Blu-ray Ripper is a pro-level Blu-ray decrypting and copy tool for users to protect and create backup on their purchased Blu-ray discs. It can
Live in the USA, want some Galaxy Nexus goodness, but don’t want/are not on Verizon? Ads running on CNET – which have since been pulled, by the way – today revealed Galaxy Nexus will be coming to the Now Network as Sprint’s first ever LTE device. Interestingly enough Sprint’s version [...]Read More »
Each year DonationCoder, a website that promotes freeware/donationware software, holds a NANY (New Apps for the New Year) event where software developers from all around the world publish new freeware/donationware programs. NANY 2012 has seen the release of 34 programs of which a dozen or [...]Read More »
The following is a description of Auslogics Registry Defrag, as per the developer:
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An essential tool for keeping your registry defragmented. It will improve your computer performance by reducing the amount of memory your registry takes up.
- Eliminates structural defects in the registry
- Reduces the amount of
I have been doing this for a long time now but it occurred to me some people may not know this nifty trick. Often times when I browse the web I come across multiple links that I want to follow. Since I can’t view multiple links in the same tab [...]Read More »
QR codes (Quick Response codes) are handy for transmitting large amounts of data in a small box that can be easily scanned and read by most all smartphones. (See this article for the best free QR code scanner for Android.) If you are looking to quickly and [...]Read More »
Remember SOPA and PIPA? Well it looks like Spain is getting in on the action, too. Yesterday the Spanish Government passed new legislation – dubbed Sinde Law after former Spanish culture minister Angeles Gonzalez-Sinde – where copyright and intellectual property right owners can report suspected infringing websites to a newly [...]Read More »
We all know and love Dropbox. Indeed Dropbox, with its free 2-20 GB of storage space and cross-platform and multi-device support, is hard to beat — except when it comes to purchasing storage space. Insync is a new file sync service that leverages the power of cheap Google cloud storage [...]Read More »
With the Kindle Fire, Amazon introduced their Silk browser, a browser that utilizes the power of cloud technology to make web surfing faster. Officially Silk is only available on the Kindle Fire; but it was only a matter of time until devs (call them hackers, if you wish) over at [...]Read More »
Have you ever looked at the YouTube interface and thought, “this could use a face lift”? Or perhaps you thought, “a download link and some fancy drop shadows would be nice”. Well, then, let me introduce you to Youtubian.
Youtubian is a simple bookmarklet that can improve YouTube by cleaning [...]Read More »
Can’t access your favorite website but are not sure if the problem is at your end or theirs? Get a second opinion with DownForEveryoneOrJustMe.com
It is happened to the best of us: we load up the computer to visit our favorite website and instead of being greeted with the familiar homepage, we get a 404 or connection error message. Before the withdrawal symptoms set in, it is always nice to know if the reason [...]Read More »
During the summer I proclaimed Stickies to be one of the best sticky note application out there; and the praise for Stickies is well deserved considering how feature filled and easy to use it is (I especially like the ability of Stickies to share notes over a network). Note Mania [...]Read More »
Unicode is a beauty. With over a 100,000 characters to its name, Unicode not only enables use of non-Latin character languages but it also enables users to use special characters and symbols like, say, a snowman. The problem is many of these special characters and symbols are often hard to [...]Read More »
It has been long time since I posted part 1 in the registry hacks series, and I hope you read it 10 times like you were suppose to. After much thought I’ve decided that I’ll continue the posts on registry hacks by talking about the Classes Root. Now, for those [...]Read More »
Google makes the presence of stock Android theme (Android 4.0′s new “Holo”) mandatory on Android devices
Anyone that has used Ice Cream Sandwich’s new UI in all its glory can attest to how awesomely awesome Google’s new “Holo” theme is. It is obvious Google thinks its new Holo is awesome because they have announced a mandate that all Android devices with Android Market running Android 4.0 [...]Read More »
The following is a description of Wiki Encyclopedia Pro, as per the developer:
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Wiki Encyclopedia Pro: fast access to Wikipedia for your Android phone, without the ads!
- Wiki Encyclopedia Pro gives you access to Wikipedia, formatted for your Android mobile phone.
- The application remembers your Wikipedia language
Have a file that has no extension? Or maybe you have a file with the wrong extension (e.g. Word cannot open a file that appears to be .DOC)? You can pander around trying to figure out the proper extension for the file or you can use TrIDNet.[...]
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Every now and then we run across a file extension which we don’t understand. I’m sure most people, including myself, tend to simply Google file extensions we don’t know or don’t understand. Googling a file extensions typically finds the answer but a quicker, to-the-point method is using FILExt.
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Since the launch and success of the iPhone, companies are coming to realize they can gain a competitive edge over the competition with very little risk if they can engage the developer community. As much, many web services nowadays – social networks, file storage services, photo sharing services, etc. – [...]Read More »
You know that week where most everyone was either enjoying the holidays with their families or enjoying time off work with their families? I’m not too sure the with their families part actually happened. According to Flurry Analytics, a mobile analytics and advertising company, over one billion apps were downloaded [...]Read More »
Did that title catch your attention? Yeah, I bet it did. According to StatCounter, Chrome 16 is now the most popular browser in the world with 24.96% of market share, surpassing Internet Explorer 8 (20.89%) late last year. Of course it must be mentioned the Internet Explorer family is still [...]Read More »
There is TeamViewer for those that need remote access or remote control or screen sharing capabilities. However, TeamViewer is not ideal for sharing one mouse and one keyboard across multiple computers in a local network. For that purpose there is Synergy.
Synergy is an open source, cross-platform [...]Read More »
Anyone that has used a laptop with a touchpad and external mouse knows using the same pointer speed (“sensitivity”) for both is not ideal. Unfortunately, Windows does not allow users to customize different speeds for touchpads and external mice. That is why AutoSensitivity was created.
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AutoSensitivity is [...]Read More »
Not satisfied with any of the tethering apps mentioned in dotTech’s best free tethering (and WiFi hotspot) app article? Maybe ClockworkMod Tether is more of your liking.
What Is ClockworkMod Tether
ClockworkMod Tether is a new app by Koush, the famous dev behind ROM Manager; it allows users to share [...]Read More »
[Android] Downloads links for USB (adb and fastboot) drivers for Windows for all Android phones and tablets
Finding the proper drivers for your Android device can something be a pain. Be in pain no longer. The following is a list of download links for USB (adb and fastboot) drivers for Windows (Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7) for each major Android manufacturer. The drivers are for Android phones and Android [...]Read More »
On Saturday I posted about Gameloft’s New Year’s Sale, selling all their games for $0.99 — all games except the latest and greatest Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation. In the article I mentioned Gameloft plans on also selling Modern Combat 3 for $0.99, but it will only be for 24-hours [...]Read More »
How many people here have ever accidentally closed an application window? Maybe Firefox? Word? Chat window? [Insert window here]? Don’t worry; it happens to the best of us. Maybe our mouse slips. Maybe our hands slip. Maybe we meant to close that other window. Whatever the case may be, the [...]Read More »
Monitor changes made during software installation and cleanly uninstall programs with Comodo Programs Manager
Almost three years back I wrote about Zsoft Uninstaller, a program that allows users to track changes made to their computers during software installation so when it comes to uninstall, the software in question can be cleanly uninstalled. Comodo Programs Manager is another program that allows users to monitor changes [...]Read More »
So you have jailbroken your Apple TV. What to do now? How about… run iOS apps. Yeah, you read that properly. It has been a longtime coming but diligent hackers have finally been able to run iOS apps on Apple TV; the video above shows a demonstration of Apple TV [...]Read More »
Own an Apple TV? Ready to break the shackles? Want to (eventually) run iOS apps on Apple TV? Time to jailbreak it!
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. Ashraf and dotTech are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) [...]Read More »
Update: Wow, it seems either the 20,000 copies were used up or Green Man Gaming ended the promotion early. Either way, this promotion is now over — it ended very quickly. Sorry for those that missed it! Subscribe to dotTech (e-mail | RSS | Facebook | Twitter | Google+) [...]Read More »
Google is trying to take over the world, Microsoft already owns our souls, and Yahoo… well, Yahoo is a classic (couldn’t think of anything else to say about Yahoo). So the million dollar multi-billion dollar question is who’s search engine do you use? With Yahoo quickly dying away most of [...]Read More »
As much as I would like to type up a witty New Year’s greeting, I feel the best thing to say right now is: Thank you. Thank you for all the support each and every one of you have provided over the past year, despite the ups and downs. dotTech [...]Read More »
The following is a description of Aomei Partition Assistant Professional Edition, as per the developer:
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Aomei Partition Assistant Professional Edition allows you to manage your disk partition similar with Partition Magic. It can perform more complicated partition operations on your disk like Resize and Move Partition, Extend