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As you already known, Windows 8 brings a ton of new features. One of them is the Lock Screen — much like what is found on mobile devices. Just like Windows Phone, Lock screen in Windows 8 is filled with …Read More »
Backdoor.Makadoc — a trojan that has been floating in the wild for a while now, attacking Windows, and has recently been updated to target Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 — is a clever piece of malware. What makes this …Read More »
Some companies, and individuals, find and disclose vulnerabilities — may those be on websites, operating systems, programs, whatever — for the betterment of society. Others do it for a “finder’s fee”. VUPEN does it so they can sell the secrets …Read More »
Have some time to kill? The Useless Web is more than happy to oblige.
The Useless Web has put together a list of websites that it declares to be the most “useless website(s)” on the web. It then offers you …Read More »
Have you ever wanted to convert a website into a PDF file? Well, there are programs out there that can do that, but unfortunately they don’t always work so great. Sometimes part of the website will be cut off, and …Read More »
One of the big changes to Windows since Windows XP is the Aero interface, which not graphically enhances the look of Windows by making windows glassy and transparent but also adds functionality such as Aero Shake, Aero Snap, and Aero …Read More »
There are a ton of programs out there that can display your computer information in real-time right on your desktop. So the fact that Desktop Info can do this too is not very noticeable. That being said, this program tries …Read More »
Qello is a unique app that will give access to tons of concert footage from your favorite band. This app is perfect for those who prefer watching a real concert as opposed to listening to studio recordings.…
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Cue is an iPhone app developed by Greplin, Inc. that aims to make your cluttered schedule look less daunting. The secret? Intuitively linking certain related events together by accessing your various accounts.…
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As I’ve mentioned before, we humans seem to be infatuated with animals. To further feed your interest (and keep you hooked, so you keep coming back to dotTech), today I have to share with you a photo of polar bears.…Read More »
Google and Bing both have an ‘autocomplete’ feature that attempts to predict what you want to search for. The predictions provided by Google and Bing depend on two factors: what other users searched for and your past search history, if …Read More »
iFixit has got their hands on a Nexus 4 and took it apart. Most of what they found was expected: NFC, battery, GSM/EDGE chips, processor, etc. One thing, however, did surprise — an LTE chip.
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ISPs to start enforcing “six strikes” program, an attempt to “educate” consumers on piracy by slowing internet connections or blocking websites
SOPA and PIPA are dead. But anti-piracy measures by the entertainment industry are not. In collaboration with big entertainment, internet service providers (ISPs) in the United States will soon be implementing significant anti-piracy measures across their entire subscriber base. Two …Read More »
To say that Google’s Android phones are a hit in China might be understating it, with news from Analysys International surfacing that Android-equipped smartphones have surpassed the 90 percent mark in the crucial market of China. This is even higher …Read More »
For some, removing threats from their computer is not the hard part, but finding the threats is a different story. Many threats (spyware, adware, viruses, etc.) like to hide deep within your computer so you never even know they are …Read More »
Eye In Sky Weather is an app that takes a minimalist approach to weather. This app is perfect for those who find typical weather apps to clunky and overwhelming. It is designed to give you want you need, when you …Read More »
In this day and age, you can pick up viruses and trojans almost anywhere on the internet. Picking one up does not always mean that you’re an “unsafe” internet user. People are getting very creative when it comes to making …Read More »
AudioNote Lite is a free iPhone app that combines an audio recorder with a digital notepad. If you want to record a conversation with a client and take notes at the same time, this could be the app for you.…Read More »
Gamer or not, everybody has heard about Nintendo and it’s highly successful Wii console. The little white box captured the hearts of enthusiast gamers and casual players alike, with a fresh new way to play video games that nobody had …Read More »
Be honest — how many of y’all check product reviews online (whether that be a reviewing website or an online retailer with customer submitted reviews, like Amazon or Newegg) prior to purchasing a product? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. In …Read More »
We like photos of animals and nature, yes. However, man-made attractions are often amazing, too — especially if combined with nature, as is the case with Hayman Hotel.
Hayman Hotel is a luxury resort situated on the Great Barrier Reef …Read More »
Why is Apple QuickTime required to view images on the website of United States Patent and Trademark Office?
Head over to a patent on the website of United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Chances are, the patent has images that go along with it. Click on the “Images” button on the patent page and you will be …Read More »
Thanks to the ongoing patent wars, most of us probably don’t think too highly of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The fact that they just granted Apple a patent for turning pages in an eBook probably isn’t …Read More »
Having trouble convincing your parents to let you play video games until your eye balls bleed? Or, as a parent, are you looking for a compelling reason to justify the insane hours your children spend on video games? Or, as …Read More »
[Windows] Automatically restart closed or hung programs (and create a crash report) with Restarter Portable
Would you like programs that crash to automatically restart? Maybe you want a crash report created for every program that crashes on you? Well if you want either one of these things (or both), you will want to try Restarter …Read More »
Control Panel for Android is an app that is designed to grant you easy control of all of your most used functions on your phone. This app is great for people who constantly have to tweak settings depending on their …Read More »
Would you like to sync your files with family and friends across the web? I am not just talking about uploading files, but actually syncing them. Thanks to Tonido Portable you can, and you don’t even have to install anything!…Read More »
In Windows 8, you can only open a Windows Store app from Start screen. As I work mostly in Windows 8′s traditional desktop environment, I really needed a way to open Windows Store apps from the desktop instead of having …Read More »
[iPhone] eBay + PayPal Calculator Tool helps sellers calculate their shipping costs, fees, and profit margins
eBay + PayPal Calculator, developed by Sheng Shao, is a bare bones calculation tool for eBay sellers to calculate their shipping costs, fees, and profit margins for their listings.
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Let me don’t waste your precious time making you read things you might already be aware of. Read on to find how you can get your Samsung Galaxy Nexus rooted, while you would also be unlocking the bootloader of your …Read More »
You have a shiny new Nexus 10 on your hands. Want to unlock its full potential? Then you need root — and this guide shows you exactly how to root your Nexus 10!
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Some days I need a shot of caffeine to keep me from falling asleep. Whenever I go to Starbucks, I make sure to order iced coffee (or tea, for that matter). Want to know why? They make the coffee so …Read More »
We have seen lions. We have seen tigers. But we haven’t seen ligers.
A liger is the offspring of a male lion and female tiger. Because lions and tigers are in the same genus, they are able to technically breed …Read More »
Beside Start screen, live tiles, and Modern UI, Picture Password is another cool feature of Windows 8. Essentially Picture Password allows you to pick a picture and draw a pattern on the picture; that pattern then becomes your unlock pattern/password …Read More »