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Which DNS Service Should You Use?

Which DNS Service Should You Use?

Google recently introduced Google Public DNS service. Last week, I wrote about what Google Public DNS actually means to you. If you are not aware of what it is I recommend reading that post before reading this further. With a couple of different options with DNS Servers now between your ISP’s default DNS server, the […]

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Excellent Free Virtual Machine Software – VirtualBox

If you are looking for a free virtual machine software to run Windows inside Mac OS X Windows inside Linux Linux inside Windows, etc. you have to checkout VirtualBox. I have been a long time Windows and Linux user for a long time and following our love for our iPhones, we just bought our first […]

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Windows Live Essentials 2011 Download

Microsoft does a few things right. One of them is the Windows Live Essentials free software package. Windows Live Essentials is a bundle of free software and contains a nice array of quality software for Windows. Did I say it’s free? I download this package just for Windows Live Writer – a free blogging tool […]

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WriteMonkey is a Free & Powerful Writing Tool

WriteMonkey is a Free & Powerful Writing Tool

If you do any amount of writing, you are probably used to software like Word, etc. The downside with the modern tools are that they are ripe for distraction with all the bells and whistles. Every version adds more features and more options to deal with. Distraction free writing software are popular with professional writers. […]

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Miranda IM Client Gets Facebook Chat

Miranda IM is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Windows. This venerable instant messaging client has recently added support for Facebook Chat making it even more attractive. Miranda IM supports a wide variety of protocols such as AOL Instant Messenger Gadu-Gadu IAX ICQ Internet Relay Chat Jabber MSN Netsend Tlen Yahoo and more.. Miranda IM […]

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Access GodMode Windows 7 Hidden Actions Folder

Access GodMode Windows 7 Hidden Actions Folder

Windows 7 experts  A Microsoft MVP had uncovered this trick in Vista and this trick works in Windows 7 as well. (Thanks @nirmaltv) An uber-cool Windows 7 Actions folder that is hidden from plain view. It is even called the Godmode! This Action folder consists of shortcuts to just about every settings change and administrative […]

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Can the New Hotmail Take Over Gmail?

Hotmail defined the web mail paradigm when it came out and indeed my very first email account was with hotmail. But, Google took over this space with unmatched features, storage space and just the ease of using email for power users as well as regular users. Now, Hotmail is taking another shot at regaining it’s […]

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Texter – A Must Have Productivity Tool

I have known about this little utility called Texter for a very long time through Lifehacker. But, until today I never gave it a shot. I was tired of typing repetitive things throughout the day, day in and day out every week. Be it, my site urls or email signatures, some keywords, phone number, address, […]

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Get Advanced SystemCare Pro 3 for FREE – 1 week only

IOBit is giving away free licenses for their premier product – Advanced SystemCare Pro 3 this week. IOBit is celebrating their 5th birth anniversary of Advanced SystemCare. Advanced SystemCare PRO is a nice cleaner plus it also comes bundled with tools like disk defrag, basic malware scanning, finding duplicate files, editing context menus, uninstalling programs, […]

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Safari 5 New Features

Yesterday was the big day when Apple Santa Steve Jobs announced the 4th generation of their beloved iPhone model dubbed as iPhone 4. At the end of the day, they had also silently unveiled the next version of their flagship browser – Safari 5. Safari was recently showing off its HTML5 capability in the Apple […]

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Handbrake 0.9.5 Released with Blu-ray Support

We just looked at a free Blu-ray ripping software yesterday. I then professed my love for Handbrake for all my ripping and video conversion needs. I was looking for an alternative only to rip Blu-ray DVDs. Lo and behold, Handbrake has released an update with version 0.9.5 with support for Blu-ray DVD structure. You can […]

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H&R Block At Home 2009 Deluxe Tax Software $20 (Updated)

It’s Tax season! Amazon has H&R Block At Home 2009  Tax Preparation Software (formerly TaxCut) in Deluxe and Premium versions as CD or Download for $19.99 & $18.99 respectively. Here are the links to the software CD version and the download version H&R Block At Home 2009 Deluxe Federal + State + eFile CD $19.99 […]

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How to Mute Ads on Spotify? [Windows]

If you are in the US, chances are you probably already scored a free Spotify invite by now. I am thoroughly enjoying Spotify in my desktops and have gotten a bunch of playlists setup to listen to at work and home.  I still haven’t upgraded to a premium plan yet since the ad-supported free plan […]

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Get Around Blocked Websites with CyberGhost

One of the most popular posts here, for some reason, is how to get around blocked websites. I guess a lot of schools, colleges and workplaces block websites that people really want to get to. Whatever the reason maybe for the administrators to lock down their systems, they have to understand that it doesn’t stop […]

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Microsoft Announces 10 Windows 7 Phones – Nov 8 in US

If you have been confused with the mind boggling array of Android based phones flooding the cell phone market, brace yourself. Microsoft has just unveiled 10 new Windows 7 mobile based cell phones. Microsoft talked about the Windows 7 OS eight months ago and we are seeing that announcement come to fruition as tangible hardware […]

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