Free Online Desktop

on Sunday, October 31, 2010

Computers are indeed making our lives simpler, richer and more productive day by day.  With the advancement of technology, next generation computers would be just devices with are internet-enabled.  The amount of storage space, power of computing and the applications could be personalized online.  You just require a browser and can perform everything online.

MyGoya is a free Operating System which runs in your browser.  In order to access MyGoya, Adobe Flash Player & Java  must be installed on your computer.  The interface is extremely beautiful and simple.

How to Disable Advertisements in Foxit Reader

on Saturday, October 30, 2010

Foxit Reader is a free PDF reader and it is very popular for its speed and other capabilities.  I love its performance when compared to Adobe Acrobat Reader.  Apart from that, it is really light weight when compared to other readers.  Undoubtedly, its the best PDF reader available today.

disable ads in foxit reader

Only little thing bad I noticed about the reader was the advertisement shown in the right hand top corner.  If you don't like them there is a way to remove them.

This Blog is now CommentLuv

on Sunday, October 24, 2010

This blog has now been upgraded with CommentLuv. CommentLuv is essentially a plugin which is a reward for commenters. It places the title of the latest blog post under their comments. This way, CommentLuv can increase traffic from this site to sites which comment on this blog.

Now when you comment on this blog, you will get a link back to your site too.  Start Commenting.

Optimize your Laptop's battery using BatteryCare for free

on Saturday, October 23, 2010

I had earlier written about tips for saving your laptop's battery life.  Here is a software which does exactly that.  Optimizing your laptop's battery and saving it.  The software is free and has many features.

How to avoid Product Activation again on reinstallation of Windows XP

Once you have installed Windows OS, you will have to activate it within 30 days.  After having activated your product, if you need to re-install the OS, you will again have to go through the process of product activation which involves passing on and receiving keys which are really very long.

If you are re-installing the OS in the same system (with the same hardware), you can avoid the process of product activation.  The process of backing up the activation information to be used for avoiding further product activation is described in the following steps:-

Backup and Restore all Drivers installed on your Computer for Free

on Sunday, October 17, 2010

Double Driver is an excellent utility which allows you to  list, backup and restore all the drivers installed on your computer.  It has a very simple layout and is extremely easy to use.

How to Download Flash Games from Websites

on Friday, October 15, 2010

There are numerous sites in the internet which provides flash games to play.  The only disadvantage is that everytime you feel like playing your favourite flash game, you will have to connect to the internet and log in to the site and start playing.

What if we could download the flash games and save them in our computer so that we can play them over and again without requiring an internet access.

I have been checking this method for some time.  It works for most of the sites except for some flash files.

You will have to have Mozilla Firefox installed on your computer.

Log in to the flash site and select the game to play.  Remember, you will have to wait till the game is loaded.

Check the strength of your Password at HowSecureIsMyPassword

on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 is a site wherein you can check the strength of your passwords.  Its really easy and the calculation takes in realtime.

This site can make you evaluate the type of passwords to be used for maximum security.  While the site claims that they don't store any passwords, it is always secure to be checking with a fake password.

VirusTotal - Free Online Virus, Spyware and URL Scanner

on Sunday, October 10, 2010 is a free web based service which scans your files for viruses and spywares/malwares in realtime.  It can scan URLs too.

The main characteristics of this site is as follows:-

Play YouTube videos from a specific time

on Sunday, October 3, 2010

You were watching a lengthy YouTube video and you had to leave your computer for some reason or had to disconnect before you finish viewing the video.  The next time you log in, you can start viewing the video from just where you had left it by adding #t=AAmBBs (where AA is the minutes and BB is the seconds). 

10 ways to save your Laptop battery life

on Saturday, October 2, 2010

1.   Adjust Power Settings.  Power settings can be adjusted so that your laptop consumes less power.  The settings can be accessed by typing "powercfg.cpl" (without quotes) in the Run Dialog box.

2.   Adjust Brightness.   Brightness of the screen can be decreased so that less energy is consumed by the LCD.

3.   Disable unwanted services.  Unwanted services, for example, Bluetooth, WiFi should be kept disabled.

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