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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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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Big Data 3 Vs – Concepts & Models

The term ‘data’ is not new to us. It is one of the primary things taught when you opt for Information Technology and computers. If you can recall, data is considered the raw form of information. Though already there for [...]

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Take care, FileHippo starts offering downloads via Installers!

Among the safest popular download site which users trusted blindly to download software was FileHippo. But this looks about to change! FileHippo.com has started offering software downloads along with their Download Manager, which will offer to install 3rd-party software. With [...]

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What is Big Data? The Basics – Meaning and Usage

The term Big Data is being increasingly used almost everywhere on the planet – online and offline. And it is not related to computers only. It comes under a blanket term called Information Technology, which is now part of almost [...]

Surface Pro 3 Guides

Download Surface Pro 3 Guides from Microsoft

Microsoft has made available for download, Surface Pro 3 User Guide and Surface Pro 3 Quick Start Guide, to help Surface 3 users quickly familiarize themselves with the new features that the device and the operating system has to offer. [...]

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Top 10 failed Electronic Gadgets and Devices (Wearable)

With wearable technology gaining momentum after the announcement of Google Glass and Smart watches, you might want to know the history of the technology morphed. This is not a history of wearable computer ware. Instead, it shows you glimpses from [...]

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MagicArchiver: Create or modify archive files

MagicArchiver is a complete free solution to create or modify archives and extract your files. It is a handy application if you regularly deal with a large number of files and need to compress them to upload on internet or [...]

MyPermissions

MyPermissions: Scan app permissions of Social Websites

Today our desktops and mobile devices such as tabs, laptops and smartphones are loaded with multiple apps. No doubt these apps are useful and make our life easy. Most of these apps are the popular social media apps such as [...]

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Send files using Skype on Windows 8

This tutorial will show you how to receive and send files using Skype on Windows 8. You can transfer files over Skype easily. Just follow these steps to do so. This could arguable be the simplest way to receive and send files [...]

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