Baku Makes Windows Run Smoother and Cleaner

Baku

Have you noticed that after a few months of regular use the free hard disk space in your computer dwindles down to a few measly GBs. Of course, if you have a large hard disk, then it is a different story. But in any case the hard disk gets pummeled with junk files so bad, that it sometimes runs like a snail. The junk files and obsolete registry entries slow down your Windows in the same way as the browser history slows down Continue reading

Increase HDD Life by Preventing Hard Disk Sleep Mode

No Disk Sleep

The SSDs (solid state drives) have become popular in the recent times because they are faster and consume less power. But HDDs are still favored by some computer owners for their longer life. An HDD can keep working for more than 7-8 years (it will continue to work after that, but it becomes unreliable), while an SSD lasts only for 4-5 years at the most. But the life your storage media also depends on how you use them. For example, if you let the Continue reading

CookieSwap : Manage Multiple Account Logins in Firefox

CookieSwap

When you login to a website, that website stores the login information in form of cookies in our web browser. Next time you visit that website, it reads the login information from the stored cookies and you do not have to enter the login credentials over and over again. But what if you have more than one account for a website? If you login with a second account for a website, then the older cookies are removed and you stay Continue reading

iFree Skype Recorder Records Your Skype Calls in MP3 Format

iFree Skype Recorder

If you ask me, Skype is the best VoIP (voice over IP) application that can be used to make calls to any phones or mobile phones in the world. Though there are some unavailable areas like in the rural Colombia, but who is calling there anyway? Skype not only supports a broad range of devices (Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS etc.), but it also offers dirt cheap calling rates. For example, you can make unlimited calls anywhere in the world for only $14 for the Continue reading

Trend Micro Heartbleed Detector Scans Android Apps for Heartbleed Bug

Trend Micro Heartbleed Detector

The heartbleed bug that exists in the OpenSSL library puts your secure data transfer at risk. The OpenSSL library is not only used in the web servers, it is also used in many applications (including the Windows programs, Android apps and iOS apps) that use secure connections to transfer the data. While most of the web servers have been quickly updated with the latest versions of the OpenSSL library to thwart the heartbleed risk, it is not so easy for the Android apps Continue reading

Find Good Quality Wi-Fi Hotspot with SecurityXploded WiFi Hotspot Scanner

SecurityXploded Wi-Fi Hotspot Scanner

A Wi-Fi hotspot or access point allows you to connect to the internet through the wireless network adapter in your computer, notebook, tablet or smartphones. If your desktop computer does not have a wireless adapter, then you can get a simple USB Wi-Fi adapter to connect to the Wi-Fi hotspots. When you switch on the Wi-Fi adapter or connect the USB Wi-Fi adapter, Windows usually detects all the available hotspots or access points that you can connect to. But Windows just shows you the Continue reading

Kickass Undelete : Recover Accidentally Deleted Files

Kickass Undelete

One accidental click on your mouse or a slip of a finger and you may end up accidentally deleting your files. And once you delete files by accident, you get all bewildered and start doing things that must be avoided. For example, you should not copy any new files on the partition from which you have accidentally deleted files. Similarly, you should not install any new software. Instead you should download and use a file recovery program like Kickass Undelete that can Continue reading

CryptoPrevent : Secure Your Windows PC Against CryptoLocker Ransomware

CryptoPrevent

CryptoLocker is the latest ransomware threat that has been in the news recently. Just like most other ransomware, CryptoLocker also encrypts your files and documents and then demands you to send them $500 through Bitcoin or MoneyPak. Once the crooks receive the ransom, they decrypt your files. Since the files are decrypted using a strong RSA 2048 bit cipher, it is impossible to decrypt or recover the files without paying the ransom. The only hedge against CryptoLocker malware is the prevention of infection in Continue reading

How to Remove Unnecessary Update Files After Windows 8.1 Update

Windows 8 Logo

Recently Microsoft has released a new update for their flagship operating system Windows 8.1. The new update brings many security enhancements, performance improvements and new features. The most important thing about the Windows 8.1 update, is that it brings the missing Start Menu back into Windows. This update is usually installed automatically via the Windows Updates feature, but you can also download the KB2919355 update files to your computer and install the update manually yourself. The Windows 8.1 update for Continue reading

Send To Kindle : Send Documents from Your PC to Kindle

Send to Kindle

Amazon Kindle is a popular device for reading, buying and downloading electronic books, newspapers, magazines and more. You can use it to read items downloaded from the Amazon Kindle store. But what if you want to read a document, that exists on your PC, on your Kindle device. Until now it was not possible to do this, but now you can transfer any supported document from your PC to your Kindle device using the Send to Kindle application. Continue reading