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W8 Sidebar: Add Sidebar with amazing features to Windows 8.1

W8 Sidebar is a free portable software that adds sidebar with several useful components to Windows 8.1, Windows and Windows 7. This amazing sidebar always stays on the desktop and consistently shows the CPU, Memory and Disk Stats. It’s more [...]

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Daylight Saving Time in Windows 8 / 7

At some point during the year, some of may see a notification when you click on the Taskbar clock in Windows 8.1. The notification could be something to this effect: Daylight Saving Time ends on (date) at (time). The clock [...]

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Security & Identity Protection improvements in Windows 10

Today, we find that an increasingly number of people are storing their work files, to a personal email or a cloud account, requiring a username and password for login. This simple login makes your personal cloud accounts susceptible to hacking [...]

Clean Master Tool

Clean and optimize Windows PC with Clean Master

Clean Master is a Windows based cleaner tool that helps user to remove junk files, folders, registry entries from the computer and optimizes performance. Just like any other PC cleaner software, it has been developed to optimize computers by removing junk [...]

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Q4Search: Feature-rich Search and Translation software for Windows

Q4Search is a feature-rich and reliable search and translation software for Windows, best known for its accuracy and speed. It provides a rich suite of customization settings, easy navigation mode and an excellent browsing speed. The user-interface of Q4Search is very [...]

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Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes

If your Windows 8 system gives you a message Failure configuring Windows updates, Reverting changes, Do not  turn off your computer message, then this post may help you troubleshoot the issue. Failure configuring updates. Reverting changes. Do not  turn off your [...]

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Bring Your Own Network (BYON) … Seriously?

We are living in an era where the IT departments of businesses are still trying to fit in the Bring your Own Device or BYOD model in a secure arena. In our article on BYOD implementations, we talked of two [...]

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Firefox Hello feature allows users to make video calls

The latest beta build of popular Firefox browser, Firefox 34 allows users to make video calls right from the browser without having to download any sort of plugins or third-party apps. The capability is rolled out as Firefox Hello feature [...]

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Sookasa: Secure HIPAA compliant Dropbox file encryption tool

Sookasa is a transparent layer of file encryption for cloud services like Dropbox. It’s intended for consumers, professionals and businesses that want to continue using their favorite cloud services, but are concerned about the security or compliance of their data. [...]

Privacy Options in Windows 8.1

Change Privacy options and settings in Windows 8.1

Very few of us may have bothered to have a look at these settings, but Windows 8.1 does offer some privacy control options that let you control how applications can access your information, which ads can be shown, and more. [...]

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Search Torrent files from the desktop using TorrentRover

If you download Torrent files to watch your favorite movies or TV shows, then this software will be really helpful for you. TorrentRover is a freeware tool which allows you to search torrent files from the Windows desktop. Search Torrent files [...]

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Customize Surface Pen with Surface Hub App

Last weekend, Microsoft released an app that looks to bring customization to the Surface Pro 3 pen. In preparation of this app, the company rolled out a firmware update first. This made the device ready for a forthcoming app and [...]

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HP Stream 14-inch Notebook Review

HP Stream 14-inch Notebook specifications have become a talking point for many. The machines is already being branded as Chromebook killer. The launch is indicative of the fact that Microsoft is taking the threat from Google Chromebook seriously. HP Stream [...]

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Icecream eBook Reader for Windows offers an amazing reading experience

A few years before, when eReading had not acquired its base of popularity, Reading was restricted to good-old paper books. Despite the fact that book-based reading is an exclusive, irreplaceable and awesome experience, eBook reading has some notable advantages, particularly [...]

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Convert video files to animated GIF with Movie To GIF

Movie To GIF is a simple freeware for Windows, that can help you convert video files to animated GIF format. This software not only allows you to convert the video and movie files, but also lets you add numerous special effects to the [...]

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How to see and manage saved passwords in Opera

Opera web browser includes a built-in password manager that will save your username, paswword and online forms which may be required for logging into websites. We  have already seen how we can manage Passwords in Internet Explorer using Credentials Manager- [...]

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Microsoft Office Sway, a new experience for sharing Content

Your mind is a beautiful landscape occupied with various good thoughts and ideas. Give them an expression from your browser or mobile with Microsoft Office Sway, a new app added to the ever-expanding Office portfolio. If you have just been [...]

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Fix: Firefox couldnt load XPCOM in Windows 8

If when running your Mozilla Firefox web browser on Windows 8.1, you receive a Couldn’t load XPCOM error message, every time you run it, here are a few things you may want to try to troubleshoot and fix the issue. [...]

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Windows As A Service – A Discussion

After the success of offering Microsoft Office as a Service – in the form of Office 365, is it possible for Microsoft to offer its operating system, Windows as a Service? The article tries to find out answers, while talking [...]