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Update: This promotion is now over. Looks like TuneUp pulled the promotion very quickly. Sorry to those that missed it!
If you’re a regular on dotTech, you know that we’ve featured TuneUp Utilities many, many times before. We’ve shown you …Read More »
Lost your Windows and/or Microsoft Office license key? Use WinKeyFinder to recover them and store them safely encrypted
Do you know your Windows license key? What about your Microsoft Office license key? No? Bummer – what would happen if your computer crashed? Sure, most computers have little stickers on the side that display the Windows license key on …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!)
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Researching colleges/universities? Get a one year subscription to U.S. News College Compass (aka premium access to all college/university rankings) for free! [Hurry almost over]
Update: This promotion is now over. Sorry!
Anyone that has gone to college, is looking to go to college, planning on going to college, or is related/associated to someone that falls in the previous three categories has probably researched college …Read More »
When you exercise, your bodies burns calories and you feel hot; you start sweating. The laws of physics (chemistry? biology? who cares…) don’t apply just to you – they apply to your computer, too.
When you use computer the internal …Read More »
Recently Microsoft has released preview versions of Windows 8 including Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Windows 8 Developer Preview, pre-Beta releases of Windows 8 designed to give consumers and developers a preview of Microsoft’s next installment of Windows. I am …Read More »
I have noticed there is a bit of confusion out there when it comes to DVDs. People want to burn movie DVDs which they can play on their DVD player but often mix up the action of burning a movie …Read More »
Protect your privacy with TunnelVision: automatically block out parts of your screen where your mouse cursor is not
I hate prying eyes. My computer, my work… for my eyes only! Do you feel the same way? You may want to try out TunnelVision.
TunnelVision is simple, lightweight, and open source application which blocks out your whole computer screen …Read More »
We already know a few things about Windows 8 and have even seen it in action (kind of); and earlier today I posted about the imminent release of Windows 8 Developer Preview, a downloadable-installable-and-usable-by-all preview of Windows 8. If you …Read More »
Eager to get your hands on Windows 8? Starting later today (8 PM PST Tuesday September 13, 2011 or 3 AM GMT Wednesday September 14, 2011) you can download – and install – Windows 8 Developer Preview on your x86 …Read More »
Are you happy with your computer? Are there certain tweaks you could use to make it better? There are several programs you can try. Although CCleaner and the like immediately step into mind, there are good, lesser known pieces of …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 …Read More »
While the animated GIF file that you see on the right is certainly pretty funny, what if we want it as a favicon? Or maybe as a giant, huge picture? Resizing an animated GIF is not as easy as resizing, …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 …Read More »
Do you own an iDevice? If yes
you need to reevaluate your priorities in life you can start grabbing paid/premium iOS apps from Starbucks for free!
<– Image credit: Superstrikertwo
Recently Starbucks launched a campaign where they give out one …Read More »
You made the (wise) choice of getting a ‘droid and have been roaming dotTech’s Best Free Android Apps repository to sustain your appetite for free apps. However, as fun as free apps are, wouldn’t it be even better if you …Read More »
Windows is a great operating system, but want to know just how green the grass is on the other side? Try Wubi, a Ubuntu installer for Windows.
The cool thing about Wubi is it installs Ubuntu like a program onto …Read More »
It seems more and more companies are forcing users to download their “download managers” in order to grab downloads from their websites (e.g. Adobe, Dell, etc.). Sometimes these companies have download-without-download-manager links that users can use; sometimes they don’t. If …Read More »
While some laptops are worse than others, anyone that uses a laptop knows they can heat up. One of the ways to fight overheating laptops is to use external laptop coolers.
Because of how easy they are to manufacture, laptop …Read More »
Have unusual hardware? Do you spend hours hunting down drivers for your computer every time you do a reinstall? Go right to enjoying your new installation with Double Driver, a free piece of software that lets you back up, restore, …Read More »
We all have one main antivirus/antimalware software installed on our computers. (Or do we?) If you have followed dotTech’s advice and have one of the top-notch ones such as avast!, you are fairly well protected. Even with the protection we …Read More »
In March I discussed 10 freeware programs that I rely heavily upon. Now I will reveal the 4 browser add-ons/plugins that keep my world from falling apart. (Why 4? Well I only use 4 so I can’t really talk about …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 …Read More »
One of the advantages of Google Toolbar is the ability to quickly and easily translate websites using Google Translate. The only problem is most of us despise toolbars (including me) and refuse to install any – from Google or other …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.,
If you have been a long-time dotTechie, my guess is you already have WinX DVD Ripper Platinum. But I bet you don’t have v6.3.5. Amirite or amrite? Today is your chance to get it for, you guess it, free!
If …Read More »
Lets pretend you are chatting away with a friend on Windows Live Messenger (or Skype, or Yahoo Messenger, or [insert messenger here]) and he or she asks you for assistance in installing Firefox. Yes, I know even a baby can …Read More »
Last year I wrote about VTzilla, the official VirusTotal addon for Firefox that allows users to easily scan files with VirusTotal without having to download them. If you are not a Firefox user and you cried when you learned VTzilla …Read More »
Last month Locutus wrote an article on Mousepath, an entertaining Java-based application that tracks and records your mouse strokes. Since that time, Mousepath has gained quite a bit of attention – much of which, I have no doubt, is thanks …Read More »
Want free $5 credit for Amazon Instant Video, usable for movies and TV shows on Amazon Instant Video? All you need is an Amazon account, a Twitter account, and two spare minutes.
Before we proceed, take note that by participating …Read More »
There are many ways to block traditional ads on Firefox (and Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera). However all those methods mentioned previously don’t block ads on videos on streaming websites like Hulu. That is where AdBlock Video comes in.
AdBlock Video …Read More »
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
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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Tabbed browsers are a hit. Why not ‘tabbed’ desktops? “Tabbed desktops’, otherwise known as virtual desktops, are a way to help people organize better as they work (or maybe even play). Basically a ‘tabbed’ desktop allows you to have multiple …Read More »