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Utilities

What’s Your Computer Disaster Plan?

Sad, but true: If you spend a lot of time on your computer, there’s no doubt that you’ll experience data storage problems at some point, whether it’s a mechanical failure or a failure on your part. In this increasingly digital world, data is becoming the most important thing you can create. When that data – personal, financial or otherwise – is lost, by golly you need to get it back.

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Quickly change your DNS servers with Public DNS Server Tool

Even though you may have a high speed broadband connection, you’d still want to squeeze out some extra juice from it, especially when browsing websites. Switching to a public DNS instead of your ISPs DNS can be extremely useful in achieving this target. As the Google Public DNS website explains some reasons to switch: Provide end users with an alternative to their current DNS service.

Keep your Mac running smoothly with CleanGenius – Win a copy here!

A few months back I purchased a MacBook Pro. Over the past few months, I have been gradually familiarising myself with the operating system and the features it has to offer. Like any other computer operating system, the Mac OS X needs regular cleaning, both on the inside and the outside.

Enhance your Windows shell with SecondShell

Windows is powerful, but then we all crave for more power. SecondShell is a free portable software, providing useful enhancements for the Windows shell with some extra help to netbook users. Key features: Maximize windows Horizontally or Vertically Move and resize windows easily Minimize and close applications easily Use up to 10 custom hotkeys to launch your frequently used application Change the CapsLock button into middle mouse button The best part of this is that the software is portable, which means you just need to unzip it to a particular folder and run it.

Quickly fix Windows 7 problems with 7 Quick Fix

If you’re using Windows and not running a good antivirus, then you have a high probability of getting your computer infected. While you may be able to disinfect your computer at a later date, some virii can mess up a lot of settings that your antivirus can’t fix. Or, maybe you’re just looking to tweak a few settings in your Windows 7 installation.

Control your tasks and processes with Auslogics Task Manager

Ever see your CPU usage spiking or the occasional process eating up a bit more memory than desired? Windows Task Manager is a great tool for this, however, if you are looking for something a bit more powerful, you might want to try out Auslogics Task Manager. Auslogics Task Manager will allow you to view the applications, processes as well as services that are currently running.