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2 Giu/10

Microsoft Outlook Tools

Microsoft Outlook Tools

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Outlook Tools is a third party software for Microsoft Outlook that provides support and advanced settings for users working with the email client on a regular basis. The free software program will automatically scan the PC on startup for an installed version of Microsoft Outlook. The relevant file paths and information are displayed in the first window that is displayed to the user. It is here possible to change the paths (outlook...

2 Giu/10

Kijio Is A Powerful Subtitle Editor

Kijio Is A Powerful Subtitle Editor

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Subtitle editing is probably not something that the average user will ever come into contact with. But there are cases where a subtitle editor like Kijio might come in handy, the program could be used for educational purposes for instance. Kijio sports an easy to use interface that supports adding and editing primary and secondary subtitles of videos and movies. The user has the option to only load the movie and start the subtitle...

2 Giu/10

Symantec Enters DNS Provider Market With Norton DNS

Symantec Enters DNS Provider Market With Norton DNS

The domain name system is a naming system for computers and other devices connected to private computer networks or the Internet. One of its most important tasks is to translate domain names (e.g. ghacks.net) into IP addresses that computer use for communication purposes. Most Internet users use their Internet Service Provider as the DNS provider, often without their knowledge. This may not always be the optimal solution depending on the provider’s infrastructure, network speed and...




31 Mag/10

Hide Files In Pictures With JPG FileBinder

Hide Files In Pictures With JPG FileBinder

There are numerous options for users who want to hide files. All of these options can be rated by the two parameters accessibility and level of protection. Hiding files in directories might be very comfortable but someone who is looking for these files might find them nevertheless. Using an encrypted volume on a disk protects the files from unauthorized access but requires a password that needs to be entered before the files can be accessed. It is also not practical to send containers...

31 Mag/10

Windows Live Mail Minimizer

Windows Live Mail Minimizer

Windows Live Mail is a messaging software that is part of Microsoft Windows Live. Windows Live Mail has replaced Outlook Express in Windows 7. Windows Live Mail users who work with the messaging program on a day to day basis might have noticed that it is not possible to minimize the program to the system tray. Clicking the minimize button in Windows Live Mail simply replaces the program window with an active icon in the Windows Taskbar. Some users might prefer to have the software minimized...

27 Mag/10

Hide Windows With WinHide.SB

Hide Windows With WinHide.SB

Windows can be minimized and closed in the Windows operating system. There is however no option to run programs or windows in the background without icons visible in the taskbar or system tray. That is problematic as it might sometimes be appropriate to hide windows from colleagues, classmates or friends and family. WinHide.SB is a portable software program that can hide Windows quite easily. The program places a program shortcut in the Windows System Tray by default that can be used to...

26 Mag/10

Uninstall Software Completely With IObit Uninstaller

Uninstall Software Completely With IObit Uninstaller

Quite a few programs offer uninstallation functionality that goes beyond what the official Windows software uninstall offers. Revo Uninstaller comes for instance to mind when users want to make sure that the default uninstall routine that the software uses clears all traces of it from the computer system. Many programs leave traces of the program on the system, often in places like the Windows Registry, start menu or the installation directory. IObit Uninstaller is another application...

26 Mag/10

Configure Firefox To Stay Always On Top

Configure Firefox To Stay Always On Top

Window management applications like Power Menu often include options to set a program window to stay always on top on the Windows desktop. This can be useful if the program or window is accessed regularly or if it displays information that need to be visible all the time. Firefox might be such a program that users want to keep on top all the time. Up until now this could only be done with third party programs like Power Menu. The Firefox add-on Always On Top changes this. It adds a new...

25 Mag/10

Facebook confirms new privacy settings rollout

Facebook confirms new privacy settings rollout

Following the announcement yesterday by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg that his company had “missed the mark” on privacy, the social networking giant today confirmed that a new set of privacy settings would roll out to users beginning tomorrow, May 26th according to the BBC. Facebook’s vice-president of product Chris Cox said the whole incident had been “extremely humbling”. What the new privacy settings will be remains to be seen but Facebook and other...

25 Mag/10

Google Chrome 5 Stable Released

Google Chrome 5 Stable Released

Up until today three versions of Google Chrome were available for download. Google Chrome 4 was the stable channel that was offered to all visitors who wanted to download the Google browser. The beta channel was already at version 5 while the developer release recently was bumped to version 6. This has changed today with the release of Google Chrome 5 stable for all supported operating systems. Windows, Mac and Linux users can now download a faster version of the web browser directly from...

25 Mag/10

TCP Port Monitor Port Alert

TCP Port Monitor Port Alert

Ports are numerical identifiers in host to host communications. Most users have probably heard of TCP and UDP ports before, likely when they had to configure their router or firewall to allow or block specific ports on a computer system. Port Alert is a freeware port monitor that can be used to constantly monitor specific ports and notify the user if a port is not accessible. The program supports both local and remote systems. The user has to enter a host name or IP address, a port and...

24 Mag/10

Firefox 64-bit Windows Downloads

Firefox 64-bit Windows Downloads

The Firefox web browser is only offered as a 32-bit download at the official Mozilla website. Users won’t find any information about a 64-bit Firefox version on those standard pages. Plans of the Mozilla development team are to offer a 64-bit edition of Firefox once Firefox 4 is released to the public. But that is not likely going to happen until the end of year, if everything developers as smoothly as planned. Most Windows users do not know that 64-bit editions of Firefox exists....

24 Mag/10

GNOME desktop navigation guide – Orca

GNOME desktop navigation guide – Orca

For those who are less than fortunate and have severe vision problems, using a computer can be a task that is nearly impossible without either the help of others or some form of assisted technology. There aren’t tons of options available, but at least the options that are there work well and allow those who have challenging vision issues to use their PCs. One of those technologies is Orca. Orcais a screen reader for the GNOME desktop. It’s fairly easy to set up and works...

23 Mag/10

Get rid of GNOME keyring password reminder

Get rid of GNOME keyring password reminder

Are you tired of that pesky GNOME keyring reminder popping up everywhere you go? You know what it does right? The GNOME keyring manager manages passwords for things like ftp connections, email password logins, wireless network authentication, and much more. Typically this is set up encrypted – by default this is the case with the keyring. But there is no way to enter that password and make it stick from session to session. Well, there is a way to do this, but I will warn you that...

23 Mag/10

Force Google HTTPS Search

Force Google HTTPS Search

Google recently enabled SSL on their main search engine google.com allowing search engine users to access https://www.google.com/ instead of the standard Google search domain. This secure search encrypts the data that is exchanged between the user’s computer and Google search so that third parties like other network users or the Internet Service Provider cannot spy on the network traffic to find out what the user is searching for (they do however see the sites the user is clicking...

22 Mag/10

Windows Media Player Plus

Windows Media Player Plus

Windows Media Player Plus is a third party plugin for Microsoft’s Windows Media Player. It adds a series of features to the media player, more precisely to Windows Media Player 12 and 11. The plugin adds several useful features to Windows Media Player including a more comfortable tag editor that can be accessed by right-clicking songs in the player’s interface. Windows Media Player Plus can also display song information in the Windows Media Player title (nothing’s displayed...

21 Mag/10

Process Lasso Pro Review

Process Lasso Pro Review

Process Lasso Pro is offered for free today at the giveaway of the day website. We have reviewed the free version of the process management software Process Lasso back in 2008 and liked it despite its limitations. Process Lasso can be best described as a software that will automatically adjust process priorities based on a computer’s condition. Bitsum, the Process Lasso developers, call the feature ProBalance. ProBalance adjusts process priorities so that running processes will not...

20 Mag/10

PDF Reader Sumatra 1.1

PDF Reader Sumatra 1.1

The developer of the lightweight pdf reader Sumatra has released version 1.1 which is available as a direct download from the project homepage. Sumatra is a resource friendly and minimalistic alternative to heavyweight pdf readers like Adobe Reader. Its minimalistic design and speed make it an ideal pdf reader for users who want work with pdf documents on a regular basis and do not need the advanced functionality that Adobe Reader provides. Several new features are introduced in Sumatra...

17 Mag/10

Windows Aero Blur Tweaker

Windows Aero Blur Tweaker

The graphical user interface Windows Aero was first introduced in Windows Vista by Microsoft and revised in Windows 7. Aero, meaning Authentic, Energetic, Reflective and Open, replaced the Windows Luna theme which was previously used. Aero in Windows 7 introduced several new features like Aero Peek that allowed users to preview thumbnails or program windows by hovering over the icon in the Windows taskbar, Aero Snap which allowed users to snap windows to the right or left side of the screen...

16 Mag/10

Firefox 3.6.4 Build 4 Released

Firefox 3.6.4 Build 4 Released

A new build of Firefox 3.6.4 has been released and is currently distributed to users who have a previous build of the upcoming Firefox version installed on their computer system. The update check in the browser will recognize the new build and download it automatically to the computer so that the browser can be updated. Users who have not downloaded Firefox 3.6.4 yet can download the latest build directly from the Mozilla Beta download page where it is offered for all supported languages...