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5 anti-mainstream browsers you should give a try

The mainstream trend today, is to avoid being mainstream! Irrespective of what caused this trend, we should agree that it exists due to the obvious wide variety of choices available to us. The times when everyone fancied being a customer [...]

what is greasemonkey

Get more out of your Firefox with Greasemonkey Scripts

If you are using Firefox, you can get much more than what web developers created for you on their webpages. Greasemonkey is a user extension that helps you customize the way you view websites on your Firefox. It is an [...]

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Disable automatic loading of Images in Firefox

Not all of us are lucky enough to have a fast Internet connection, all the time, everywhere. As such, browsing under low-bandwidth situations or super slow connection like Dial-up becomes a painful exercise. In addition, if the webpages you are [...]

Add RSS Feeds to Outlook

How to add RSS Feeds to Outlook 2013 in Windows 8.1

I recently bought a new Dell Inspiron 15 7537 Windows 8.1 laptop. On my earlier laptop, I used to use Windows Live Mail as my default mail client. But I now decided to start using Microsoft Outlook 2013 as my mail [...]

Right to be forgotten

Right to be forgotten – EU Data Protection Act

The story begins in 1995 when the European Union Court decided that data has to be preserved for future references. Under the regulation, all websites and other things online, had to keep a copy of data even if it was [...]

OEM apps in the Windows Store

Cannot see OEM apps in the Windows Store

Whenever you buy a new Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 OEM computer or laptop, you my have noticed that they come preinstalled with some software, including special OEM Windows Store apps. Unable to view preinstalled OEM Windows Store apps Now [...]

quantum-computing

Quantum Computing explained by Microsoft Research

After cloud computing, there’s a new buzzword hitting the minds of tech enthusiasts – Quantum Computing. The technology, although in its infancy,  holds great promises in future. Therefore, experiments are being conducted by researchers to exploit the machine’s full potential. [...]

Minimize Outlook to System Tray

How to minimize Outlook to System Tray in Windows 8.1

If you use Microsoft Outlook 2013 on Windows 8.1, as your default email client, then you may have noticed that, when you minimize Outlook, it minimizes to the taskbar and continues to occupy space. This can create a problem if [...]

Hybrid-Clouds

What is Hybrid Cloud? Defination, advantages and benefits

According to a survey conducted by Tech Pro Research, 68% of people using Internet know what a Hybrid Cloud is. However, the sample size was just 138 and constituted people interested in Information Technology field.  I am not inclined to [...]

WIndows Security center

Know if your Windows Security Center is a virus or legitimate

Windows Security Center is a component of the Windows operating system, that was introduced by Microsoft in Windows XP and included in Windows Vista too. The program helped you keep a check on your system, by monitoring regularly the status [...]

Top Ten List of CLoud Service Providers

Best Cloud Computing Services

Until few years back, there were not many cloud service providers. Recent trend of businesses to move towards hybrid clouds has seen new entrants. I compiled a list of top ten cloud service providers. Note that I have not arranged [...]

Cipher command line tool

Cipher command line tool in Windows 8 / 7

Cipher.exe is a built-in command line tool in the Windows operating system that can be used to encrypt or decrypt data on NTFS drives. This tool also lets to securely delete data by overwriting it. Cipher.exe command line tool Whenever [...]

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How to take a Selfie

If you have been using the social networking websites, you might be very well aware of the term ‘Selfie’. A ‘Selfie’ is a picture that one has taken of oneself, with a smartphone or webcam to upload it to the [...]