Thunderbird is the main email client that I use on all desktop systems. There are plenty of reasons for that, from full control over all emails to better privacy and options to load add-ons that improve the functionality of the client. One of the most popular add-ons for Thunderbird is the calendar extension Lightning. Thunderbird […]

d-vasive android

Whenever you install an application on an Android device a list of permissions that it requests is displayed to you first. It is necessary to agree to those permissions to install the app. While that is true for apps that users install directly, information about system apps and pre-installed applications by device manufacturers are not […]

google inbox

Inbox is a new email service by Google that is currently being available on an invite-only basis. It is available as an application for Android and iOS, and also as a web service. You can sign in using your Google account after you have received the invite. While it is not tied to Gmail, it […]


I started writing a book a while ago in a great tool called Editorially. Regretfully Editorially closed shop this May and in the search for a new app, I found something even better: DBook. DBook is different from many other tools out there because it forces you to think in terms of structure. While many […]

file extension fixer

Malware that slips by a system's defenses can wreak havoc in many different ways. From spying on users over deleting or encrypting files to modifying system settings to make it difficult for antivirus solutions to clean the PC. The latter can be extremely frustrating, especially for inexperienced users. Malware can block certain antivirus solutions from […]

facebook privacy watcher

Content that you post on Facebook is only visible to users that you specify. You can allow your family to view this year's vacation videos, your college class to view last night's party pictures, write something that is visible to everyone, or limit visibility to yourself only. Facebook highlights the visibility of a post. A […]


Microsoft has not really revealed a lot about Windows 10 up to this day. While it has released a preview build of the operating system and a first update for it recently, one could still come to the conclusion that Windows 10 is like Windows 8 but with a start menu and the option to […]

bitdefender adware removal tool

Bitdefender's Adware Removal Tool has been available for Macintosh systems for some time now. The company has released a beta version of the program for Windows today. While it is not listed yet on the official website, at least not under free downloads, it is available on third-party sites such as Download Crew already. Update: […]

arsenal image mounter

Disk images are used for a variety of purposes. They can be used to backup entire drives, distribute contents, for forensic analysis or to access contents of optical discs on devices that have no optical drive. Check out out disk image format mounting guide for Windows for detailed instructions and program links. Arsenal Image Mounter […]

windows 10 action center

Microsoft rolled out the first update for the Windows 10 Preview Build yesterday. The 2.x Gigabyte update did not introduce many new features to the operating system but introduced more than 7000 background changes to the system according to Microsoft. A first basic version of the Action Center is without doubt the major new feature […]