Kaspersky Application Advisor Tells You if a Program is Safe

Kaspersky Application Advisor

When you download programs form the internet, there is always the risk of download malicious programs and programs that come bundled with potentially unwanted programs (PUP). But how would you know if a program that you have downloaded from the internet is safe or not? One way to check for the legitimacy of programs is to ask in various computer security forums or check the downloaded program against the VirusTotal online scanner database. But a better way is to use the Kaspersky Continue reading

EaseUS Todo Backup Free : Comprehensive Backup Solution for Windows

EaseUS Todo Backup Free

If you want to keep your data safe from physical damage, malware infection, unforeseen events, hacking or corruption, then you should create regular backups of your data. If you have a backup copy, then no matter what happens to your data, you can always restore it from the backup copy. If you are looking for a free PC backup software for Windows, then EaseUS Todo Backup Free can be your best bet. EaseUS Todo Backup Free is a comprehensive backup solution for Windows. It Continue reading

Manage Third Party Apps Access to Skype in Windows

Skype Logo

Ever since Microsoft bought Skype, it has been gaining more and more popularity. There is hardly any smartphone today that does not come with one or another Skype apps installed. Skype is also available for desktop computers running Windows, Linux or Mac. In order to enhance Skype features, you can use third party apps that can access the Skype desktop clients for Windows using the Skype API. We have earlier reviewed an app iFree Skype Recorder that does that same. If Continue reading

Keep Android Smartphone Safe From Kids with Toddler Paint Lite + Child Lock

Toddler Paint Lite + Child Lock

Whenever my two year old niece sees me, the first thing she does is reach out in my shirt’s pocket and grab my Android smartphone. And if I try to take it back, she starts to cry and throws herself on the ground, followed by non-stop screaming. I do not not mind letting have some fun with Android smartphone, the only thing that worries me is that she can accidentally makes some calls, deleted emails or files. She is smart enough to know the difference between the Continue reading

How to Create Bootable USB Disks with UNetbootin


Ever since Knoppix create the Live bootable CD for the Knoppix Linux, all sorts of bootable CD/DVDs have flooded the internet. There are obviously the bootable Live CD/DVDs for all many different flavors of the Linux operating system, then there are antivirus repair disks, hard disk erasing disks, partition manager disks, hard disk cloning disks and many more. All of these bootable CD/DVDs are available for free to be downloaded from the internet in the popular ISO image format. But Continue reading

MicroSIP : Make Phone Calls from Windows PC

MicroSIP - SIP Client for Windows

The SIP (session initiation protocol) makes it possible for you to make VoIP phone calls to any phone number in the world using your existing internet connection. The SIP based phone calling feature is present in modern Android smartphones and iPhone, but the Windows desktop computers have no in-built system to make the SIP features available to the users. Fortunately the open source software MicroSIP allows you to make phone calls in Windows with any SIP account over the internet. It supports to the latest Continue reading

How to Disable Services in Android Smartphone

Disable Service Android

A service is a special type of program that keeps running in the background and performs some tasks when triggered by certain conditions. Though they may be called with different names, services exist in all the operating systems like Linux (in Linux they are sometimes called daemons), Windows, Mac and Android. If you have an Android smartphone, then sometimes you cannot uninstall an app because a service related to that app is running. In this scenario, you have to first disable those services Continue reading

Track Android Device Activity with Event Logger App

Android Event Logger

A few days ago, I was at the beach when a young boy came running and told me that he had lost his phone and wanted to call his parents. So I let him use my Android smartphone. He seemed to make a call and then handed the phone back to me. What I did not know was that during these 2 minutes he quickly installed RAT (remote access trojan) in my smartphone. I found it out only later when strange things started Continue reading

Baku Makes Windows Run Smoother and Cleaner


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