Category Archives: Software

TinySpell – A Great Free Windows Spell Check Utility

I often find myself editing text in programs like notepad that don’t have spell check. There have been a few times that I have run into trouble due to a few small spelling mistakes when editing this text. Recently, I found a cool little utility called TinySpell that helped me to solve this problem.

TinySpell integrates itself with Windows and and checks spelling on the fly in almost all programs. TinySpell is super easy to use. I tested out the free version which should be enough for most users. Once the app is installed and running, it automatically starts checking spelling on the fly. read more

5 Solid and Free Windows 8 Firewalls

If you access the internet, then having a good firewall installed on your computer is a must. The Built-in Firewall protects the computer from abusive threats of local programs, while third-party Firewalls offer two-way protection. They protect your system from malware and allows safe access to websites. However, firewall protection has been built into Windows 8 and thus, paying for a third-party firewall utility may not attract many people. Fortunately, there are a number of free firewalls available on the market that are worth considering. read more

4 Sticky Notes Alternatives

With a busy office life and a myriad of tasks to organize in a short time, it is very hard to imagine life without sticky notes. Since you are using a computer most of the time, a digital way of organizing tasks and random notes that may crop up throughout the day is essential. In case you are using windows 7 or later, you are probably familiar with the sticky notes application that comes by default with the operating system. It may be useful for most of the tasks but there are those times you wish you had alternatives to revert to if you don’t feel like the default sticky notes was good enough for you. Well, you have found the right place since in this article, we will be taking a look at 4 sticky notes alternatives you can use for your daily task management and organizing a busy workday. read more

An Easy Guide to Computer Maintenance

As a society, we are becoming increasingly dependent on technology. Rarely a day goes by when we don’t surf the web, make the most of apps or send emails. Even our businesses are centred on gadgets. For this reason, it’s important that we keep our computers in tip-top condition to ensure their performance, reliability and longevity. Here’s how to do it.

Antivirus

This one may seem like a no-brainer, but you’ll be surprised to know how many people still attempt to run their PC without antivirus software. Doing so leaves their PC’s, and their personal information, open to attacks from millions of viruses, trojans and malware all looking to do damage to your system. read more

How To Recover Deleted Files From the Recycle Bin or with Recovery Software

So you deleted a file a few days back from your computer, and now you realized the significance of it. You have already started kicking yourself thinking how careless one can be with such an important document. This is a situation that a lot of people would find familiarity with. Well, it is not at all difficult to restore the deleted file from the recycle bin, but the situation is likely to get more complicated if you check the recycle bin and find it totally empty. This is where the shock invokes! It happens to the best of us, and fortunately there are some ways you can try to get these lost files back. read more