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teamviewer web management console

If you are working in support you have probably heard about TeamViewer or even used it in support sessions. TeamViewer has a strong business side, but can be as useful in a home environment. Say you are the go-to guy or gal when it comes to tech support in your family or among friends, then […]


blurry photo

Photos may become blurry or defocused for a number of reasons, and it is likely that the majority of digital camera owners have had to deal with blurred images taken by their camera before. Many think that there is nothing that can be done about it which is far from the truth. While there are […]


skype 6.0

The desktop version of Skype for Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh computer systems has just been released. You should not confuse the version with the Skype app for Windows 8 which will be released on Friday on the Windows 8 launch day. To update the desktop version of Skype, either by checking for updates from […]


png gaunlet resize images

When you make available images on the Internet, be it embedded on a website, in documents, or by sending images as email attachments, you and the target audience often benefit from reduced file sizes. Webmasters may benefit from a fast optimized website in several ways, from improved click through rates to less visitors who close […]


cant be opened

Apple has integrated a new security feature into the newest version of its Mac OS X operating system that acts pretty much the same way as Microsoft's SmartFilter technology. Apple basically divides applications into verified and unverified applications. Gatekeeper checks during installations whether an application is verified or not. If it is verified the installation […]


sleipnir

The developers of the Sleipnir web browser have released a new version of the browser for Windows and Macintosh operating systems. The new version of Sleipnir is now also supporting the WebKit engine that is also used by Google Chrome, Safari and others, next to the Internet Explorer engine that the browser is also supporting. […]


generate strong password

Just yesterday we have reviewed the Norton Identity Safe password manager which had been released as a beta version earlier this month. Today, I'm going to look at another password manager that is currently making the rounds. Dashlane is currently in private beta, which means that you need an invite to start using it (thanks […]


folder quick links

Microsoft has improved Windows Explorer in recent versions of Windows. The ability to add custom folders and libraries to the left sidebar pane is used by many to quickly access folders that they use frequently in the operating system. Visibility is best if folders are limited to a dozen or less though, especially on systems […]


insync

Google Docs users have quite a few options to synchronize their online documents with local computer systems. Among them Gladinet Cloud Desktop, the Microsoft Office add-in OffiSync or DocSyncer. Insync is a new option for Mac and Windows users (and soon Linux as a Linux port is in the making) who want to synchronize their […]


pogoplug remote desktop access

It seems that techies want to yell louder and louder about cloud computing every day. It’s apparently the way of the future, exhilarating, terrifying, and the best and worst things you can enjoy when it comes to computing. Still, there are a lot of people out there who have no practical way to experience cloud […]


makemkv

Computer users have different requirements when it comes to ripping DVD and Blu-Ray movies to their computer system. All obviously want the ability to rip any DVD or Blu-Ray disc, regardless of protection. It becomes less clear when you look at the contents, the usability or the output formats. MakeMKV is a Blu-Ray and DVD […]


apple firmware downloader

New Firmware often adds new functionality and improvement to devices. Firmware is recorded on computer chips and therefor an integral part of the device. The best known firmware is probably the bios of a computer's motherboard. Apple releases regular firmware updates for their devices, which often add new functionality and improvements like a better performance […]