Tools Review

Learn How to Code Like a Pro with These 5 Sites & Apps

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There’s a shortage of computer programmers and software developers. This is a big deal because the tech industry is growing faster than the talent can keep up. Some firms are even willing to pay 20% more for qualified engineers.  Mobile app revenue by itself will generate an astounding $935 billion by 2023. That’s a lot […]

Best 5 Proxy Servers To Help You Web Surf Anonymously

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A web proxy server alters a user’s IP address without the need for online traffic encryption. This enables the user to privately surf the web making it difficult for malicious forces to infiltrate and acquire your browsing data information. Using a web proxy will also allow a user to access sites that are otherwise inaccessible. […]

4 Best Third-Party Apps For Windows 10 You Should Install Now

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Most Windows 10 tools have been around and improved upon for decades, but even still, there are many third party apps that outperform the default options. Most options are open source, but all of them are free. None include any form of adware, so you can download these tools for free without feeling like you’re […]

The 3 Best Open-Source Video Editors

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Video editing software can be divided into two basic categories – closed-source and open-source. Closed source is the normal video editor that offers all the basic functionalities like cropping, rendering speed, adding a soundtrack, etc. An open-source video editor tends to have a bit more of a professional touch than what you’d find in a […]

Using Canva: A Guide to Creating Custom Images

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Are you using images to enhance your online content? If you aren’t, you are missing out on the opportunity to reach a wider audience, maximize conversions, and increase user engagement. People are inherently drawn to attractive visuals. Did you know that 67% of consumers say that a product image is more important than the description […]

7 Best Programs to Immediately Install on Your New Computer

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How long does it take you to get a new computer set up just the way you like it? We’re talking Windows here. Yes, we know Macs come with pretty much everything you need and not too much that you don’t. It’s a different story with Windows, figuring out what you need and what you […]

5 Tools That Can Permanently Destroy Your Data For Every Major OS

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These days every single person generates data at an unprecedented rate. Worryingly, much of it goes into the cloud which takes it out of your hands and into that of large corporations. You simply have to hope that their policies and security measures are good enough to entrust your data to. But what about data […]

Use These 4 Chrome Plugins To Encrypt Your Gmail Messages

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If you use Gmail, you already have built-in encryption as your emails travel across the Google servers. Gmail uses S/MIME to support enhanced encryption and it will also encrypt your outgoing emails when possible. Gmail’s encryption doesn’t protect your email once it reaches its destination, though, and that limitation is a serious one. If you […]

Use an Old Web Cam To Monitor Your Property for Free

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Webcams are everywhere these days, including on the computer or mobile device you’re probably using to read this. If you have an old device around the house, you can repurpose its webcam into a surveillance tool for your home or business. If not, you should be able to find an old webcam nobody’s using, or […]

4 Useful Tablet & Smartphone Benchmarking Tools

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Tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the main daily computing device. In fact, for people who aren’t PC gamers or who don’t need to use an office suite, there are few reasons to own a laptop or PC these days. In a pinch you can even use something like the Samsung DEX and turn your […]