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How to Automatically Mute Spotify Commercials
Friday, July 29, 2011 12:29 PM
Spotify is one of the coolest streaming service and since they offer full music access to free users it makes it even better. Full access to the music comes at a price for free users, they have to listen to commercials that disrupts your playlists. The ads tend to be louder than the music, most of the time, and in general are just annoying. Of course you could... Read More...
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Find out Who's Stealing Your WiFi Connection!
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 2:55 PM
It's a very bad idea to have an open WiFi connection. Not only can people steal your internet and make it slow for you, but they can also do illegal things on it and make you liable. If you are curious if anyone is using your WiFi with or without your password you can use Wireless Network Watcher to find out. Wireless Network Watcher is a small Windows utility... Read More...
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TeamViewer, Remote Access App, gets Linux Support
Thursday, April 15, 2010 1:32 PM
TeamViewer has just gotten better by adding support for Linux computers. This puts them in a great position having Windows, Mac and Linux support letting you control and give support to just about any computer. I have written about TeamViewer before and have been very pleased with the programs performance and usefulness all of which is for free for non-commercial... Read More...
Go Ollie – A Fun Free Game for All – Window, Mac, Linux
Friday, March 19, 2010 1:16 PM
In the pursuit for free and fun games that are cross-platform I came across Go Ollie. A mouse control game where you have to help Ollie collect coins while avoiding hazards and the scrolling environment. If you don’t move fast enough you will loose your chance to collect all the coins you also have to avoid hitting a variety of enemies on your journey. It's... Read More...
Photo Magician - Batch Resizes and Optimizes Quality for Free - Windows
Friday, March 12, 2010 12:29 PM
Many photo management programs have features that will resize and optimize photos so they fit your needs. Sometimes though you don't want to go through the hassle of adding photos to these type of programs just so you can turn out smaller versions of the photos. This is where having a program like Photo Magician will come in handy. Photo Magician is a lightweight... Read More...
AllMyapps - Get free and paid apps and install them all at once
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 3:45 PM
Allmyapps is a website that is going to be a kind of iTunes for applications. You make purchases and get free applications and then you can install and reinstall them all at once. It's a rather handy little website especially if you are a big fan of free software and do a lot of fresh windows installs. The website is just starting out so most of there 200... Read More...
CrashPlan - Affordable Online Backup System
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 11:57 AM
I run an backup of all my files on to an external hard drive attached to my computer. What if you experienced some kind of natural disaster like a flood, earthquake, power surge, or fire. Then your computer and all your files would be ruined. There is also a possibility that both your computer and your backup could both die at the same time what would you do... Read More...
LastPass – Password Management for any OS and any Browser
Wednesday, March 03, 2010 11:54 AM
How do you handle all your passwords? Do you use the same one for every account or do you use different ones? Well however you come up with your passwords i'm sure you could benefit from a little organization and storage. LastPass will provide a secure and simple way of storing your passwords at the same time allowing you to auto fill them for easy login... Read More...
And Yet it Moves - Indie Puzzle/Physics Game - Lots of Fun - Windows and Mac
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 2:20 PM
There are so many indie games out there but very few of them are actually really good. "And Yet It Moves" is the exception rather than the rule when it comes to indie games. The goal of "And Yet It Moves" is to get your character to the end of map without falling off the page, falling to your death, or getting crushed by objects. The controls... Read More...
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Winx DVD Ripper Platinum - Converts even the Toughest DVD to a Video File - Windows Only
Friday, February 19, 2010 1:48 PM
Winx DVD is a DVD ripping program that can rip and convert DVD's to videos files much like what Handbreak does. You might be thinking, “why pay for a program when I can already do that for free?” Well the answer is because WinX DVD can rip movies that Handbreak can not. DVD's, now-a-days, come with two main security encodings. The old security encoding... Read More...
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TeamViewer Screen Control and Screen Sharing Window and Mac
Thursday, February 18, 2010 2:10 PM
I don't know about you but my parents and friends are always having computer problems and they want me to fix it. It's hard for me to troubleshoot over the phone so a remote desktop option is always best. There are many really good options out there but many of them are confusing and require making accounts on websites and I just want something simple... Read More...
Boot Snooze - Restarts and then Hibernates so you don't have to Wait - Windows Only
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 2:46 PM
One of the things I don't like about Windows computers is that you have to restart them more often then Macs. It's annoying when you need to do something on the computer and you realize at some point you need to restart it to accomplish it. Well what Boot Snooze does for you is allow you to restart your computer and then make it hibernate or go into standby... Read More...
Easy Poster Printer – Use standard paper to make large posters
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 1:20 PM
Have you ever wanted to print posters of your favorite images but don't have a large format printer to get the job done? Well you could use the little printer you have right in your office and a piece of software called Easy Poster Printer. Easy Poster Printer allows you to print images on several pages you then cut them all out and glue or tape them together... Read More...
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MaComfort – Bring Your Mac Shortcuts and Some Mac Features to your PC – Windows Software
Wednesday, February 03, 2010 11:37 AM
If you have a Mac and a Windows computer then you might have the same problem I do when switching back and forth between them. I am always trying to use the Mac shortcuts in Windows and of course they don't work. I like the Mac shortcuts because they are a lot simpler and make a lot more sense than Window shortcuts do. For example to close a window in the... Read More...
Put Many Rescue Discs on to a Single Disc or USB Drive
Friday, September 04, 2009 11:41 AM
Windows can be a real pain when you get a virus that is hard to get rid of. If your antivirus didn’t catch it, the virus will must likely deactivate the antivirus once it has taken hold. This makes fixing the problem even harder and trying to boot windows with a bad virus can be really frustrating. One of the best solutions is to not boot Windows at all. With... Read More...
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