Tools Review

5 Utilities for Changing DNS Servers in Windows Reviewed

March 23rd, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Tools Review

Even though most people don’t care, there are the few geeks out there who like to change the DNS servers on their system for reasons like speed, privacy and security. I’ve previously written about how you can use OpenDNS, which has a free versions that include parental controls and built-in phishing protection. Also, depending on […]

5 Windows Alternatives to the Linux sudo Command

March 21st, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Tools Review

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If you’ve ever used Linux or know someone who uses Linux, then you’ve probably heard of the sudo command. The command is a critical component to just about every Linux distribution and what it does is let you run a command as a different user, most notably the root user. On certain Linux distributions, you […]

Use HP Print and Scan Doctor to Fix Common Printer Problems

March 8th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Tools Review

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I’m a huge fan of HP printers and I think overall they are the best printers for businesses as well as consumers. However, they come bundled with the worst possible software that not only bloats and slows down your system, but doesn’t really help all that much in connecting your computer to your printer, which […]

20 of The Best TV Streaming Devices

October 29th, 2012 by Aseem Kishore File in: Reviews, Tools Review

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While smart Internet enabled TVs are becoming more popular, there are still a lot of homes that don’t have them. However, with technology advancing so rapidly, the demand for smart TV functionality will continue to increase. Right now, there are more options and devices than ever to stream Netflix, Hulu, games, apps and more to […]

Best CPU, Video Card and RAM Tuning Utilities

October 27th, 2012 by Aseem Kishore File in: Reviews, Tools Review

If you want to optimize or configure your PC’s CPU processor, video card or even RAM memory for better performance, you have a few different options. Using some readily available freeware downloads from manufacturers and other software companies, you can easily tweak the performance of most of the components of your computer. AMD OverDrive If […]

4 Websites for Learning Javascript, JQuery, Python, HTML, and CSS

October 1st, 2012 by Aseem Kishore File in: Reviews, Tools Review

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If you’re in IT, you probably need to know how to code in at least one language. It’s always a good thing to be able to whip up some code in Excel or Windows or Javascript or whatever your environment is. At my old company, I used to program in C# mostly until on day […]

Super Charge CCleaner with Hundreds of Extensions

September 22nd, 2012 by Aseem Kishore File in: Reviews, Tools Review

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I’m a big fan of CCleaner because it does a great job of finding all the crap on my computer and getting rid of it. I run it once a month and it usually frees up a couple of hundred MBs. Plus, the registry cleaner does a good job without ever messing up my system. […]

Best Clipboard Manager for Windows 7 & Windows 8

September 16th, 2012 by Aseem Kishore File in: Reviews, Tools Review

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I have been looking for a good clipboard manager program for years and had gotten so sick of trying them out and not being satisfied, that I finally gave up and haven’t used on in years. Until today! While browsing some freeware site, I ran across a clipboard manager called Shapeshifter that works on Windows […]

Scan Wifi Networks and Channels using WifiInfoView

September 13th, 2012 by Aseem Kishore File in: Reviews, Tools Review

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Looking for a quick way to scan all the Wifi networks in your area and seeing what channels they are running on? What about getting other info like the SSID, Mac address, signal strength, company name, etc? Nirsoft has released a new free tool called WifiInfoView which will give you detailed information about all the […]

Automatically Move, Delete, or Copy Files in Windows

September 12th, 2012 by Aseem Kishore File in: Reviews, Tools Review

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Previously, I wrote about a program called DownloadMover that lets you move files from one folder to another automatically. Unfortunately, this program is very basic and it was last updated in 2005! If you are looking for a program that can handle a variety of file management tasks, then you should check out Limagito FileMover. […]