What is an AVI? AVI stands for audio video interleave and is a multimedia container format, first introduced by Microsoft in 1992. As
a container file, it can house both separable audio and video i.e. an AVI will contain both …
How to change text and background colors on websites in Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Maxthon, and more [Guide]
I am sure that many of you have come across webpages with black backgrounds and colorful texts that were hard to read (like this one)! You probably wished you could have changed both the backgrounds and the texts on said …Read More »
I’m not a coder. I don’t develop applications. I almost flunked the only programming class I ever took. So obviously, Microsoft’s announced new software absolutely does NOT have me in mind, but that isn’t a problem – I’m a reporter, …Read More »
Windows has hundreds of thousands of programs. Because of this great volume and lack of a central store, software discovery (aka finding new and useful programs) is extremely difficult. With our Windows Software of the Day initiative, dotTech aims to …Read More »
Create mobile (iOS/Android), flash, and HTML5 games with or without code knowledge using StencylWorks
Some posts ago we brought to your knowledge Unity, a heavyweight video game development tool. Now we present you a simpler tool, one that creates 2D games, StencylWorks.
HOW DOES STENCYL… WORKS?
Not sure to be honest. Here at …Read More »
How many programs do you have installed on your PC? Do your have every single serial key for each of your software stored in a safe place? Would you like to group them (the serial keys) in one single document? …Read More »
We all have security software on our computers. Ideally those security software will protect us against malware but sometimes that doesn’t work so well; either the software don’t detect malware or they can’t properly remove it. If you suspect your …Read More »
…And now, for something completely different than where I have ventured before, I present you FotoSketcher.
WHAT IS FOTOSKETCHER AND WHAT DOES IT DO
FotoSketcher (FS) is an extremely fun and simple yet powerful digital image manipulation software that, …Read More »
ManicTime: powerful time management utility that helps you keep track of how you spend your time on the computer
Update: When I wrote this article ManicTime was purely a freeware program. Now it has freeware and shareware editions.
“Welcome to The 21st Century. How may I take your order?”
“How about… 3 hours of sleep, 1 hour of eating, …Read More »
A few posts ago, Ashraf thoroughly covered a couple of heavy duty serious encryptors called AxCrypt and TrueCrypt. If you’re looking for a way to hide your files/folders in a more simple, lightweight and less FBI/CIA style, then WindMend Folder …Read More »
Many of you already know what widgets are. For those who don’t, widgets are little programs running independently on a widget engine. They are those things that float around on your screen, typically your desktop. There are many widgets/widget programs …Read More »