Reviews

5 Tools to Convert BIN Files to ISO Images

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Recently, I downloaded some IT software on my Windows PC and the files were all .BIN and .CUE files. In order to work with them, I needed to convert the BIN files to ISO images and mount them as a drive. In this article, I’m going to mention a couple of free and paid utilities […]

4 Great Tools to Create Windows Installer Packages

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I’ve written a fair amount of code in my IT career and released a good number of Windows programs also, so a good tool to create Windows installer packages was always key. Each program would have a different set of needs, such as scripts, DLLs, security settings, etc., so one tool that could handle a […]

20 of The Best TV Streaming Devices

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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 […]

What to Look for When Buying PC Speakers

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Computer speakers are one of those PC accessories that are almost essential and you can spend anywhere from $10.00 to $1,000.00 for quality PC speakers, depending on your budget. In today’s post, we will review some things to look for when choosing a sound system for your computer. I enjoy listening to music a lot, […]

Automatically Move, Delete, or Copy Files in Windows

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Previously, I had written about a program to automate file management tasks in Windows, but unfortunately, the program was very basic and 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. They have a free version […]

Track and Log USB Device Usage/Activity with USBLogView

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If you have a computer that is accessible to other people, then there may be times when you want to know what USB devices were plugged in. At an office, there may be a common PC for employees to use in the break room or in the conference room. You can keep track of all […]

5 Free Programs to Completely Wipe a Hard Drive

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Looking to sell an old computer and want to wipe the hard drive clean before you sell it? Whatever your reason may be, there are lots of programs out there that can help you to not only erase the data on a hard drive, but erase it in such a way that it can never […]

Edit ID3 Tags in Linux and Windows With EasyTAG

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Previously, we talked about ripping and encoding CDs; here, we’ll cover how to make sure those files are properly tagged.  We’ll do this using a program called EasyTAG. First, though, what exactly is tagging?  ID3 tags are little bits of text stored inside the MP3 file itself.  These tags are what make it possible for […]

Free Hard Drive Diagnostic and Testing Tools

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I recently purchased a Western Digital 1TB 7200 RPM hard drive for my desktop computer and I love it! It has loads of space and is super quiet. However, when I received it from Newegg, I was not completely sure the drive would be working properly since it was wrapped in a little piece of […]

Open and View Access Database using MDB Viewer

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Have you ever needed to open, edit, or modify a Microsoft Access database file (MDB), but you didn’t have Microsoft Access on your computer? Microsoft has programs to view Word documents, Excels spreadsheets, and Powerpoint files without having the original software installed, however, they do not have this option for MS Access! Who knows why, […]