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Name the last Windows operating system you used that didn’t benefit from a good ‘tweaking’. The truth is, almost every operating system runs better after you have it set up the way you want it. The problem is, opening all the different menus to make these changes, or even finding [...]Read More »
[Windows] Backup your images to multiple different image sharing and cloud storage services (Dropbox, Facebook, and more) with PicBackMan
A picture, they say, is worth a thousand words. With the use of social media becoming more popular, so has the sharing of photos with friends — and family — online. There are a number of online storage accounts, including social networks, on which you can upload your pictures. These [...]Read More »
I’ve been using Google Currents ever since it came out because I happen to read the news quite a bit on my phone and tablet, like many other people out there. I really wasn’t that happy with other news apps at the time, but when Google Currents came out, things [...]Read More »
TeamWin Recovery Project (TWRP) is a popular custom recovery which has the power to rival ClockworkMod recovery, which may be called the most popular and extensive custom recovery tool for Android devices as of now. While TWRP recovery is available to a relatively lower population of Android devices when compared [...]Read More »
Zagat is application designed to help you find restaurants that might suit your tastes. This app is perfect for those who have grown bored with the restaurants they usually eat at. It is also great if you are just looking for what other people think about the restaurant you’ve loved [...]Read More »
According to Wikipedia, a flip book is “a series of pictures that vary gradually from one page to the next, so that when the pages are turned rapidly, the pictures appear to animate by simulating motion or some other change.” You probably have seen something like this, as they are [...]Read More »
Over the past few years the Pirate Bay has been in the news thanks to attempts by law enforcement authorities to bring it down. Most recently, a founder of the Pirate Bay — Gottfrid Svartholm Warg — was extradited from Columbia to Sweden to serve a one year sentence in [...]Read More »
We have seen tornado. We have seen lightning. We have seen fire (sort of). But we haven’t yet seen tornado, lightning, and fire all in the same place at the same time. That will change… now.
The following photograph, which includes a combination of a tornado, lightning, and fire, is [...]Read More »
Had enough Windows 8 hate to go around? Too bad, ’cause here comes more.
Self-professed geek Chris Pirillo, best known for founding the website Lockergnome, took to the streets to see how “normal people” react to Windows 8. What did he find? Let’s just say, with reactions like “whoa”, [...]Read More »
[Windows] Comodo Cleaning Essentials is a portable tool that helps find, stop, and remove malware/viruses
There are tons of different virus and malware removal tools out there. However, the problem is most of these programs have to be installed to do their job. What if you get hit by a virus that prevents you from installing new software and you have nothing to remove it? [...]Read More »
With the combination of magnesium casing and Gorilla Glass 2, no one can deny Microsoft Surface tablets have an excellent physical build… despite the questionable price tag(s). Steven Sinofsky, the President of Windows and Windows Live at Microsoft, tweeted “couldn’t resist taking it out for a spin” with an accompanying [...]Read More »
Despite using some of the most popular and expensive anti-virus programs, some users are still infected with stubborn malware. If your other anti-malware programs are of no help, Symantec’s new tool Norton Power Eraser could be the answer to remove such stubborn bugs.[...]
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Any semi-techie that has being following the development of Window 8 and Windows 8 tablets knows that Windows RT tablets are akin to Android tablets and the iPad — Windows RT is essentially a mobile version of Windows 8. However, the general public is not full of techies and people [...]Read More »
Microsoft Surface tablet (32 GB, Windows RT version) is sold out within 24 hours — a sign of success despite the ridiculous price?
Yesterday Microsoft unveiled the pricing on the Windows RT Surface tablet, and opened preorders for the Oct 26 release. Less than 24 hours later, the 32 GB standalone version is backlogged, going from an estimated 10/26 shipment date to “within 3 weeks”… which more or less means it has sold [...]Read More »
If you are an avid television watcher like I am, you probably have a jam-packed DVR and little idea of when shows are actually airing. When it comes to the DVR, you basically just set it and forget it. The problem is that a DVR usually costs upward of $120 [...]Read More »
Poor BlackBerry. It used to be loved by the world, so much so that it was dubbed “crackberry” for those people who wouldn’t live without it. Now look at it. It is the butt of jokes, is hated by Wall Street, and ditched by most everyone except diehard fans. Sounds [...]Read More »
Okay, today I have something to share with you that is mind boggling and interesting at the same time. The following are photographs of the Rain Room, an exhibit put together by Random International at the Curve gallery in the Barbican in London. In this room it always rains [...]Read More »
Downloading and storing sound files from various sources may result in differences in the volume of the individual files. One is often left fiddling with the volume control almost every time a an audio starts, either to reduce the volume or increase it. Instead of adjusting the volume with every [...]Read More »
In the land of the internet, p2p file-sharing is king — there is no better way to share large files with people over the web. However, trying to find a good p2p file-sharing program is no easy task. What people want is a program that is free to use but [...]Read More »
Zillow Real Estate and Rentals is an app that will display real estate and home values on nearly every home in the US. This tool can be amazingly helpful if you are in the market for a new home. It can also be great if you are just curious [...]Read More »
Not liking Windows 8? You aren’t the only one. And it seems individual consumers aren’t the only ones unhappy with Windows 8. According to the Wall Street Journal, a survey by Forrester Research shows that only 33% of businesses plan on upgrading to Windows 8, either soon or in [...]Read More »
It is official: Microsoft Surface tablets start at $499, Windows RT version will be available Oct 26
After much speculation, the cat is out of the bag. Microsoft has officially announced the pricing on one of the Surface tablets… and it isn’t very pretty.
According to Microsoft, the WiFi-only Windows RT Surface tablet with 32GB will start at $499. If you want the “smart cover”, an awesome [...]Read More »
ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery is one of the most popular and extensive custom recovery tool for Android devices. Installing CWM recovery on your device, after you have got your device unlocked, will enable you to get access to advanced features as make custom advanced backups of your device, installing custom ROM’s [...]Read More »
Currently your iPhone comes shipped with approximately 25 alert tones and 25 ringtones. Just as an aside, there can be some confusing wordplay here, because the term ringtone can often be used to represent any sound for alerting the user on your phone, but in reality ringtones and alert tones [...]Read More »
If Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, and Internet Explorer had personalities and could talk, what would they say? If they were to happen to get together have a little chat, how would it go? “I’m the best”? “I am faster”? Nah, that is way too boring and predictable. How about the [...]Read More »
Ever see in the movies those cameras that secretly shoot a bullet? You know, the ones often used to assassinate people. Yeah, well, today I have something similar to show you today albeit it is a bit less devious.
The following is a photograph of a camera gun, as imagine [...]Read More »
Since Windows 7, Windows has been shipping with a fairly good built-in desktop search feature. However, for one reason or another, many people don’t like Windows Search. So some turn to third-party desktop search programs. dotTech has taken a look at the wide selection of free desktop search programs available [...]Read More »
While downloading one song may not feel that serious of a crime, the accumulative impact of millions of songs downloaded illegally – and without any compensation to all the people who helped to create that song and bring it to fans – is devastating.
The above quote is from the [...]Read More »
Reddit is Fun is a fantastic way to view Reddit content on your phone or tablet. This app is incredibly useful if you have become fed up with the Reddit interface in the Android browser. It is also perfect if you just want a dedicated application to keep track of [...]Read More »
Do people still use Yahoo? Apparently, seeing as Yahoo.com is still one of the top five destinations on the web. However, Yahoo is quickly losing its readers to the competition and new CEO Marissa Mayor wants to change that. One way Mayor feels will retain readers is a modern modern [...]Read More »
You know those iPhone 5 issues, such as fail iOS Maps, purple halo ring, and damaged goodies? Yeah, well, Saturday Night Live (a comedy show) ain’t gonna pass up the golden opportunity. The above video is a of a SNL spoof that pokes fun at iPhone 5 critics. I have [...]Read More »
There is enough Windows 8 hate to go around. Apparently Asian manufacturers are in the same boat. Topeka Capital analyst Brian White recently traveled Asia meeting with various Asian manufacturers, at different nodes in the supply chain. White felt “the sentiment around Windows 8 was overwhelmingly negative” and most manufacturers [...]Read More »
Rooting your Motorola RAZR i will help you enjoy the taste of your device to the extreme ends by breaking free of the bounds imposed on the device. This guide reportedly works for Motorola RAZR i running on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), and might not affect the future OTA [...]Read More »
Mostly everyone has been a situation where they have some sort of curious ailment and aren’t exactly sure what to do about it. Or maybe it isn’t you, but rather a child, spouse, or other loved one who has an ailment. Healthhagen LLC provides an app called iTriage that will [...]Read More »