Category: Software

Rip DVD or Blu-ray Videos to MKV (Using HandBrake)

HandBrake is one of the best free open source video transcoders you can find around. It can rip DVD or Blu-ray videos to MP4 or MKV formats. In the later format, the option of...

Keep Track of Your Personal Finances for Free

Keeping track of your personal finances is essential in this modern day and era, unless you are extremely wealthy and can afford to pay someone to do it for you. For the rest of...

Make your WordPress Blog or Site Mobile Friendly with WPTouch plugin

How to Make Dropbox Portable (and Never Install It Again)

The introduction of cloud storage and Dropbox is one of the greatest things to have come from the internet. However, it can be a bit tedious especially if you need to install it on...

Free Tools to Bring Back the Start Menu in Windows 8

Microsoft’s latest OS, Windows 8, has a slick new style menu called the Metro. Unfortunately, as someone providing IT support, I’ve noticed a good number of users complaining about it. Traditionalists will always want that old...

OOo4Kids – Office Suite Just for Kids

Trying to teach your kids to use word process or spread sheets can be daunting especially because most office suites are designed for adults.  However, that is now about to change with the introduction...

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Data Protection on Portable Media

Carrying data on USB flash drives and CDs makes work easier. However, most flash drives and CDs are unencrypted, leaving the data easily accessible by anyone. To secure your data, I suggest using software...

Mobile tips – general Nokia codes

Code What it does *#0000# or *#9999# Shows device firm-wire version *#06# Shows International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number *#7780# Restores phone to factory settings (careful, you could lose all your data) 12345 Default...

5 Free Alternative Boot Technologies

Trying to repair a PC that cannot load Windows© can be confusing if you are not used to the recovery console. Fortunately, there are many alternative graphical user interface (GUI) tools you can use instead....

5 of the Best Free Applications You Can Download

Here is a list of the 5 best free applications you can download on the net. FFDShow (http://sourceforge.net/projects/ffdshow SIZE:320KB) – a DirectShow decoding filter for decompressing DivX, XviD, H.264, FLV1,WMV, MPEG1, MPEG2 and MPEG4...

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